Leading successful Kanban implementations 2-Day Workshop
Monday, 10 June 2013 at 09:30 - Tuesday, 11 June 2013 at 17:30 (BST)
London, United Kingdom
June 10 & 11 from 09:30 to 17:30
Who should attend?
Team members, managers and leaders who would like to create a more effective system for delivery of software products that creates better reliability, predictability and outcomes built with continuous evolutionary improvement.
This is a 2-day hands on course which covers how Kanban helps teams, leaders and managers deliver better software products more effectively.
This course guides you through the fundamentals of Kanban thinking and how you can apply Kanban method in your organisation to understand your demand and visualise your workflow, bottlenecks and queues and how to continually evolve your system to improve the flow of value.
You will learn techniques to help you create better reliability and predictability.
On successful completion you will be able to
- Understand your demand sources and types
- Measure your system's capability in meeting your purpose
- Measure the impact of failure demand
- Visualise your current system
- Define explicit policies
- Identify areas for improvement
- Build a continual improvement system
- Lead your team's continual improvement
The course is designed to help you understand your current condition, model and visualise it as a Kanban system, understand and measure your current system's capability and apply Kanban thinking to continually improve.
Understand you current condition
- Map your current system
- Identify your classes of service and demand
- Measure your current system capability
- Kanban principles
- Transitioning to a pull based system
- Visualising buffers and queues
- Impact of work in process
Model your system
- How the work works - the workflow
- Classes of service
- Capacity allocation and WIP limits
- Coordination points
- Cadence - deployment, testing, release
- Using measures to gain insight
- Evolutionary change
- Building a daily improvement cadence
Lean Kanban University
This course has been accredited by the Lean Kanban University (LKU).
On successful completion, students taking an LKU accredited course will receive certificate of completion, membership of Lean Kanban University (LKU) Listing in the LKU Member Directory. Please visit LKU to find out more about LKU and benefits of membership.
About the trainers
Siamak has been a full-time Agile Practitioner, trainer and coach Since 2002 delivering successful Agile transformation and operation in some of the largest organisations in the UK and Europe.
Siamak has been a member of the professional Agile community and particularly Scrum / XP / Kanban, with certification from Scrum Alliance as CSP, CSM and Scrum.org as CSM I and Accredited Kanban Trainer from LKU.
Siamak is also a member of Academic Agile Community with a Ph.D. in IT the “Operationalization of Agile Software Development” as his research topic.
Siamak’s background is in Web and desktop software applications development experience in most of the high level languages and Web scripts.
Nader has been a full-time Agile Practitioner, trainer and coach Since 2002 delivering successful Agile transformation and operation in some of the largest organisations in the UK.
Nader has been a member of the professional Agile community and particularly Scrum / XP / Kanban, with certification from Scrum Alliance as CSM and Kanban Coaching Professional and Accredited Kanban Trainer from LKU.
Nader is an active member of the London agile community.
Nader’s background is in creating effective software product development teams and organisations.
We offer a 100% refund if you cancel your place more than 15 working days before the event.
For cancelations with less than 15 working days before the event we do not offer a refund, but you will be able to transfer your place.
When & Where
Value Glide is a specialist company with a proven track record in enabling organisations to effectively deliver valuable services, products & projects with higher quality and reduced time to go live with optimum predictability and reliability. We do this via four areas of service:
- Product/Service Delivery
Starting with what you currently do well, we devise and deliver a fully customised approach that will drive significant, sustainable and measurable performance improvements across the organisation.
Our focus throughout the engagement is on the transfer of knowledge to the your team to ensure sustained self-sufficiency within the organization and sustained results moving forward.
ValueGlide is a specialist Lean-Kanban and agile consultancy focused on helping organisations create better economic and sociological outcomes. We have a proven track record of reducing the time from product idea to live launch for our clients by understanding the end to end value stream, establishing and embedding a continual improvement culture within the organisations