Does Agile Development Need Project Managers?08 Jun 2016

If organizing teamwork along the Agile method means self-organization into working groups, own task picking (pull model) and own task management - the questions of whether a manager for those teams is needed at all is indeed a valid one. While the core team are getting busy with planning,...

Good & Bad Agile Development Practices - Quick Recap24 May 2016

So, you know what Agile Development is, what rules it follows as a methodology and what results can be anticipated. But, if you've been applying the method for some time and are not quite seeing the benefits, perhaps something is slipping through the cracks? For a speedy re-evaluation of how...

Collaborative Agile Learning17 May 2016

Collaborative learning can be understood as using teamwork and its results to develop new skills and adopt ideas and behaviour that's new to all or parts of the team. In many ways, this is the quickest way to spread knowledge, as various team members can be taught at the same time. Bouncing...

New Kanban Tool iOS and Android Apps Released!04 May 2016

Kanban Tool is all about letting you work and monitor progress from wherever you are. We're happy to announce that Kanban Tool can now be accessed on a brand new Android application and via a newly released, dedicated iOS app. To download the iOS application please visit iTunes. The new,...

Why Would You Do Retrospectives?27 Apr 2016

If one of the goals of Agile adoption is continuous improvement, doubtlessly there's a lot riding on the ways in which teams can improve what is being achieved by how they work, basing on past efforts. What's more sensible, than looking back at how we've worked in the past, when looking for ways...

Where's My Focus Gone Now?19 Apr 2016

Does it frustrate you to find yourself getting started on a particular task for the third time during one hour? Although there isn't anything specific standing in the way of getting the job done, you mind wanders off and seems to be interested in everything but the task that you're meant to work...

Knowledge Sharing - Grow a Business From Within13 Apr 2016

There is a number of things that can be done to make a company grow and thrive, some involving external forces, some working from within. Arguably, the best way to go about it from within is facilitating team growth and team members' skill evolution. After all, a company can only be as successful...

Common Agile Adoption Mistakes05 Apr 2016

Nowadays most companies want to adopt Agile and work alongside the methodology. It's no wonder why, seeing how much positive change and productivity increase this generates, but there are some common pitfalls lurking there, that it is best to look out for: Poor Team Build When teamwork...

What Makes a Responsible Agile Team?31 Mar 2016

There is a great true story of a ship captain, who realized his team were neither meeting their full capacity nor were as effective for the ship works as they could. Once each of the team was given full responsibility for what they did - their performance took a completely different turn, making...

Kanban Tool is now available in 7 languages!23 Mar 2016

Good news: In response to growing multinational interest in Kanban Tool, the service is now available in no less than 7 languages! The choice - aside from English - includes: Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, German, Russian and Polish. To use your language while working in Kanban Tool, just...