Introduction

Kanban Introduction

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Welcome to our Introduction to Kanban series! If you're keen to kickstart your Kanban journey, this is the perfect place to start. Through this comprehensive guide, we'll provide you with an in-depth understanding of Kanban, starting from the basics and covering all key aspects of this Agile framework.

What is Kanban?

Kanban is a project management system that originated from Toyota's lean manufacturing model. Unlike other Agile frameworks that depend on time-bound iterations, Kanban focuses on a continuous flow of work, enabling teams to deliver value efficiently.

Principles of Kanban

Kanban is underpinned by four fundamental principles:

  1. Visualize the workflow
  2. Limit work in progress (WIP)
  3. Manage flow
  4. Make policies explicit

Why Kanban?

Kanban offers numerous benefits, such as:

  • Enhanced workflow visibility
  • Smooth workflow
  • Waste reduction
  • Rapid delivery
  • Prioritization flexibility

Exploring Further

We hope this introduction has piqued your interest in Kanban. Ready to delve deeper into this fascinating Agile framework? Don't miss our next article in this series, An In-Depth Introduction to Kanban, where we'll delve deeper into each of these principles and illustrate how they come together to form the foundation of Kanban.


Stay tuned for more informative and insightful articles on Kanban in our Introduction to Kanban series. Our goal is to help you fully understand and effectively implement Kanban, regardless of your current level of knowledge or expertise.