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Kanban in Organizations Part II

Kanban Core Practices

Kanban Core Practices

This article provides managers in service companies with an insight into how to use the Kanban method to tackle organizational difficulties. In the previous article Kanban in Organizations Part I you got to know the values and basic principles of Kanban. The basic principles describe how you should approach change in companies. Kanban's six core practices show you how to continuously provoke change. They also define important activities to manage and improve Kanban systems.
The basis for this article are the books „Essential Kanban Condensed“ by David J. Anderson and Andy Carmichael and „Kanban from the Inside“ von Mike Burrows.

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Posted by Julia Meiling on January 15th, 2019 under Project Management
Tags: Kanban

Kanban in Organizations Part I

The Values and Foundational Principles of Kanban

The 9 Kanban values

This article describes the basic idea of Kanban based on its values and foundational principles. The Kanban method is regarded as the human start with what you are doing now approach to change. It should be seen more as a management method constructed around a value system than as a pure productivity tool. This method helps organizations to work better for their employees, customers and stakeholders. The basis of this article is the book "Essential Kanban Condensed" by David J. Anderson and Andy Carmichael.

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Posted by Julia Meiling on November 28th, 2018 under Project Management
Tags: kanban

Mind Mapping in Project Management

Advantages of Mind Maps in Project Management Applications

Merlin Project Mind Map

Classic Mind Mapping with pen and paper grants you the most freedom to artistically design your Mind Map. Although, having established your workflow, for many good reasons you might want to start using suitable Mind Mapping software. This article explains how to apply Mind Maps to project management and why it is a good idea to use a dedicated project management application with built-in Mind Mapping.

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Posted by Julia Meiling on August 30th, 2018 under Project Management
Tags: mind map

The 7 Stages of the Group Mind Mapping Process

How to Devise Your Project Comprehensively and Clearly

Group Mind Map

This article deals with the development of a Group Mind Map with the Mind Mapping method according to Tony Buzan. Creating Group Mind Maps enables gathered individuals to pool and augment their unique creative skills. For example, you may employ Group Mind Maps to analyze and solve problems as a group, to plan and undertake projects. Specifically we will go into group project management.

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Posted by Julia Meiling on August 23rd, 2018 under Project Management
Tags: mind map

Mind Mapping with Tony Buzan

Handdrawn mind map

Tony Buzan is the inventor of the Mind Map. He is the world's leading author, lecturer and advisor to governments, businesses, universities and schools on the subject-matters of the brain, learning and thinking. The mind map is considered the thinking tool of our time and is commonly called the "Swiss army knife of the human brain". Read on to learn the correct techniques and design specifications for creating genuine mind maps and to gain awareness of what pitfalls to avoid. This article is based on "The Mind Map Book" by Tony and Barry Buzan.

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Posted by Julia Meiling on August 15th, 2018 under Project Management
Tags: mind map

The Merlin Project Magic now also on the iPad

Gantt Chart, Kanban and Mindmap on Mac and iPad. Try now for 30 days for free.