Why should you identify the value chain in your business?09 Jun 2022

An attractive, competitive offer for customers is the core part of running a business. The value that your product or service provides is what makes or breaks the company in the long term. So, to remain in business, you should focus on finding ways to make your services as valuable to the...

How to run a virtual team status meeting well?24 May 2022

Is your immediate answer to the title's question something like: "it's nothing hard, just jump on a video conference call and get the participants to say what they're doing!" ? If so, we'd guess you either don't run such meetings too often or have an extra powerful hold over your team members,...

Agile management adoption roadblocks & solutions04 May 2022

What is Agile management? At the core of an Agile way to manage an organization is the ability to change goals, innovate and adopt new working strategies in a speedy yet lightweight manner, while maintaining respect for workers and sticking with the company's big picture goals. In other...

How to introduce Kanban to your team?19 Apr 2022

By now - over a decade since the Kanban method's introduction to knowledge work - most people have at least heard about it, if not tried it. If you're considering adopting Kanban for your team, here are a few tips on making it a success. Kanban is a way of organizing work by splitting all...

A comprehensive list of benefits of using online project management16 Feb 2022

Having worked on the kanbantool.com service for over a decade, it's rather difficult for our team to imagine people not using some form of a workflow management system. But a recent trip to fellow business offices made us think about such individuals, as well as teams. It seems that an easy way...

How to manage Agile epics in Kanban Tool?11 Jan 2022

What's an epic? In Agile workflow management, the term epic can hold different meanings for various people and teams. Some see an epic as a general outline or sketch of a task. For others, it's a goal that breaks down into a series of small jobs. There will also be those people for whom each...

How does Kanban facilitate change?30 Nov 2021

One of Kanban's biggest strengths and a core reason why teams choose to use it is its ability to manage change. The change in your process, in your team's goals and mindset. It helps to deal with change by keeping the process stable, sustainable, and service-oriented. These process traits can be...

What characterizes an Agile leader?05 Oct 2021

Agile work environments and processes center around self-organization and adaptation to fluctuating demands. Therefore a leader of an Agile project, or an Agile company department, should have the ability to let people make their own decisions and make them fast - right? Sometimes that can seem...

How to do Scrum in Kanban Tool?02 Sep 2021

Would you consider it a conceptual travesty to use the Kanban Tool to manage a Scrum-based process flow? Well, our customers don't! Kanban Tool boards are widely open to personalization and can map out either of the frameworks with ease. Kanban vs. Scrum, in short A Scrum...

In Agile, following a plan is rarely better than listening to the client20 Jul 2021

One of the core ideas put forward by the Agile Manifesto was for teams to welcome changing requirements from the customer, also when they're already well into the project's development. Arguably, it's one of the ways Agile gives teams a competitive advantage. More openness to what the customer...