What tangible effects does using Kanban boards have?30 Mar 2021

A typical storyline behind teams wanting to start using Kanban is that they received an incentive from the management to "get more Agile". And, let's be honest, this is not at all a bad reason to start! Chances are, that journey will not end there - but that one team using Kanban for their...

How to set achievable goals?10 Feb 2021

Are you familiar with the dread that a seemingly unsurmountable task can cause? Some types of goals are impossible to estimate in time and effort, for instance, the path to changing a career or pivoting the entire premise of a business. Still, both of these things are happening every day, so...

Feedback Management with Kanban18 Aug 2020

Progress happens when you find a solution to a problem, that removes the problem from happening again, right? A leading factor making this possible is taking note of both your colleagues' and your stakeholders' feedback. First and foremost, we're concerned with their comments on the matter of...

6 Remote Work Tips & Best Practices to Work From Home18 Mar 2020

With the coronavirus spreading, remote team-working is becoming the recommended approach for all those businesses that can facilitate it. Take a moment to see how to do this well with your team. Find your spot and stick to regular working hours For many of us working from home can be...

Kanban Tool is 10! Well... 12 actually!19 Dec 2019

We started working on Kanban Tool in the beginning of 2008. Later that year invitation-only alpha was released. While Kanban Tool public beta along with our website kanbantool.com was released in January 2009 making Kanban history. Kanban Tool is one of the very first services, that proposed...

Get Ahead of Work-related Stress!27 Nov 2019

It is well established, common knowledge that stress increases the risk of all kinds of diseases, and greatly contributes to burnout. Have you taken any action against work stress affecting you? We'd like for you to at least consider the below strategies. Put effort into creating good work...

Overcoming team dysfunctions15 Oct 2019

In managing day to day team activity, it can get difficult to keep tabs on how well a team is actually doing. Completed tasks count on the team's Kanban board may not tell the full story, seeing as quantity alone says nothing about quality. Analyzing how many have return from Done to Doing -...

Introducing User Groups for better access management03 Oct 2019

We're happy to announce a new, better way to assign Kanban board access to team members. Rather than having to share each board separately with chosen users, you can now tag people as members of specific user groups. Then, simply decide which boards are shared with what group and in what...

Not sure what got accomplished in your hard day's work?24 Sep 2019

If your workdays feel very busy, and yet at the end of a day you're not really able to pin-point what's been completed, you may experience confusion and dissatisfaction. After all, you have been busy with something, so why does it feel as though hardly anything got done? There may be several...

Why do some people cringe, when they hear of Agile?11 Sep 2019

The meaning of the term "Agile" has been shifting, as it got more popular over the last decade. It used to relate specifically to particular methods of project management. These days, we find it used in all aspects of business, and all areas of human collaboration. No wonder, that it's quite...