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Kanban In 30 days by Jannika Björkholm, Tomas Björkholm

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The six core practices of Kanban

Beside the four principles there are six core practices to follow when using Kanban; stick to these six and you will be on your way to get a streamlined Lean system that works effectively. Kanban works on a personal as well as on an organizational level and both on big and small companies.

Practice 1 – visualizing your work

The first practice is to visualize what you are doing. This includes both the steps in the process and what work you currently have in each step.

You can use an electronic board or a physical whiteboard. It's great to have an electronic tool but so far I haven't seen anything that beats a big whiteboard. A whiteboard, because of its size, will easily give you an overview of the status and it´s ...

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