KANBAN WEEKLY ROUNDUP - FEB 29, 2012

Posted on February 29, 2012 by admin

By Dominica DeGrandis

There is going to be a DevOps & Kanban meetup the evening of March 22 near Mountain View, CA.  It’s free!  I’ll be there along with some leaders from the Devops community.  Check out the attendee list!

NEWS

This must read thread on kanbandev addresses the argument against “Kanban is operationally focused and Scrum is strategically focused”. 
http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/kanbandev/message/15060

Here’s a post suggesting we take a long hard look at Intangibles (maintenance type work).  Titled “Intangibles Matter” Mike Burrows conveys, “The worst risk of all might be to underestimate them [intangibles].”
http://positiveincline.com/index.php/2012/02/intangibles-revisited/

Now here’s a creative way to use your Desktop as a Kanban Board. Note – the image doesn’t seem to display well in IE, but looks good in Firefox.
http://blog.creative-sharepoint.com/2012/02/how-to-use-your-desktop-as-a-kanban-board/

EVENTS

Agile and Beyond Conference - Dearborn, MI.  March 10, 2012
http://agileandbeyond.org/

DevOps & Kanban meetup – Greater Bay Area, CA. March 22, 2012
http://itrevolution.eventbrite.com/?ref=plancast

Lean Kanban Southern Europe - Madrid, May 9-10, 2012
http://lkse12.leanssc.org/

Lean Software Systems Conference – Boston, May 13-18, 2012
http://lssc12.leanssc.org/

 

RESOURCES

Lean Kanban University (LKU)
http://www.leankanbanuniversity.com/

Kanbanops
http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/kanbanops/

Kanbandev
http://finance.groups.yahoo.com/group/kanbandev/

Limited WIP Society
http://www.limitedwipsociety.org/

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