Agile and Kanban Methods Workshop and Training

Agile & Kanban Workshop

An immersive, simulation led learning experience on Agile & Kanban basics

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Workshop Introduction

This workshop provides an overview on Agile & covers important aspects on what is the Kanban system, how to implement Kanban method, related metrics, management reports and how Kanban approach can help in bringing agility in your system.

Training methodology

The instructor-led course is a mix of use cases, exercise & activities designed to enable participants to understand the core concepts & underlying philosophy of Agile & Kanban.

Key Learning Takeaway

Participants will become familiar with Agile and Kanban methods, values, principles, practices, how to visualize the workflow, why to use a Kanban system and where to apply the Kanban approach.

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  1. Participants
  2. Familiarization with course material
  3. Familiarization with the protocols and timings
  4. Expectation setting and clarifications
  5. Exploring the use cases to understand business context
  1. Understanding of changing business dynamics 
  2. The complexity of systems & continuously evolving demands
  3. What is Agile? and Why Agile? 
  4. Agile Manifesto - Values & Principles
  5. Agile Mindset – Incremental and Iterative Development – Focus on Value Delivery
  6. Popular Flavors of Agile methods (Scrum, XP,  Kanban, Spotify, SAFe …)
  7. Applicability of Agile Methods to Project Context
  8. Comparing Scrum & Kanban
  1. Lean Kanban Basics
  2. What is the Kanban method?
  3. Kanban Change Initiative - Evolutionary change vs Big bang change approach
  4. Basic Kanban Concepts -  Core Values, Principles and Practices of Kanban Method
  5. Connecting Agile, Scrum, Lean and Kanban - How is it different from Scrum? and What is Scrumban? 
  6. Why use a Kanban System? -  Where does Kanban approach fit well and Why Lean Kanban approach?
  1. Identify Work items 
  2. Classes of Services 
  3. Visualizing the Workflow of work items
  4. Value Stream Mapping and mapping of existing process/ knowledge discovery process to workflow 
  5. Visualize the Workflow/ and Setting up a Kanban Board 
  6. Balancing flow speed: Batch flow vs. working with smaller batch size
  7. Demand for services vs. Capacity available – How to manage Balance 
  8. Commitment and Delivery points 
  9. Kanban board design exercise (including Personal Kanban)
  10. What is personal Kanban and Aggregated Personal Kanban 
  11. Proto-Kanban versus full Kanban System
  12. Kanban Cards and Ticket Design 
  13. Input Queues and output Buffers
  14. What is Work in Progress (WIP) and Why Limit WIP 
  15. Making Policies explicit 
  16. Daily Kanban Meeting
  17. Cadences and Rhythm - System Replenishment and Delivery frequency
    1. Overview of tool support - JIRA/ ADO etc
    2. Value Stream Mapping

    End to End flow and experience of real-life use case/scenarios

  1. What is WIP and Why Limit WIP?
  2. Setting WIP Limits
  3. Where to Apply WIP Limits 
  4. Calculating Lead Time, Cycle time and Due Date Performance
  5. Calculating Throughput
  6. Little’s Law – Work in progress and Throughput / Delivery rate 
  7. Flow Efficiency
  8. Governance - Management Reporting at Team, Program and Portfolio level - Kanban Way
  1. What do we mean by Scaling Kanban?
  2. Creating Hierarchical Kanban Boards for tracking services and finding ways to improve the services 
  3. Scaling Agile – SAFe Framework – Managing Features Portfolio – Program and Team level Kanban systems   
  1. Summarising Key Learning Takeaway
  2. Open Question and answer session
  3. Scenario based discussion

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