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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
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What project managers can learn from Pixar

A book review on Ed Catmull's "Creativity, Inc."

Creativity, Inc.: Overcoming the Unseen Forces That Stand in the Way of True Inspiration

Toys who were magically brought to life, a rat cooking in a French restaurant and monsters that scare children for a living. In their movies, Pixar has introduced the world to a plethora of creative characters. While keeping an extraordinary level of creativity, the company does not lack in terms of financial success either. Its most recent animation film, Incredibles 2, sold more tickets in the first week than any animation film has ever before. No other company in the film industry has even come close to the same level of constant success that Pixar, as a part of the Walt Disney Animation Studios, is having since the release of Toy Story in 1995.

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Posted by Marvin Blome on January 11th, 2019 under Project Management
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Kanban in Organizations Part I

The values and foundational principles of Kanban

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
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Posted by Frank Blome on September 28th, 2018 under Project Management
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10 Steps for Construction Scheduling

Here is how to start your construction project with Merlin Project

Scheduling and monitoring of dates of construction sequences is done in so-called construction schedules. They serve to coordinate and control all crafts of building projects. Read on to learn how to develop a construction schedule in 10 easy steps. Launch Merlin Project and open a new blank document.

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Posted by Antoni Cherif on September 13th, 2018 under Project Management
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The Merlin Project magic now also on the iPad

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