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Chronologist

How to Draw Buffer Fever Charts

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The Buffer Fever Chart is a tool that is used extensively in TameFlow and in Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM) used in the Theory of Constraints. For ...

Pattern Language Development

2 minute read

A pattern language is effectively constructed when the confidence of the collected patterns is assessed, and especially when interrelated patterns are cross-...

How Patterns become a Pattern Language

4 minute read

A pattern is not an invention; it is an uncovered solution, that has been observed to work for some time, in a variety of situations. Patterns are the result...

Design Patterns are a form of knowledge

less than 1 minute read

Patterns are prescientific. They are not derived from first principles as scientific theory, but from empirical observations. They can provide a phenomenolog...

Actionable Agile Metrics Review - Part 11

11 minute read

This is the final post about Dan Vacanti’s book Actionable Agile Metrics for Predictability, An Introduction. In the previous installments we have summarized...

Management of Extra Work

9 minute read

In earlier posts (Virtues of Minimum Marketable Releases and Kanban Improved via Theory of Constraints) we’ve seen the rationale for using Minimum Marketable...

Visual Portfolio Management

4 minute read

In an earlier post, Buffer Management and Risk Management in the Theory of Constraints, the ideas of buffer management was introduced. In particular, we saw ...

Kanban Column WIP Limits: Good or Bad?

3 minute read

In the earlier posts I have listed a number of positives and negatives about the Kanban Method’s use of WIP limits on columns (work-states). Naturally the qu...

Mike Burrows on TameFlow

less than 1 minute read

+Mike Burrows posting on the kanbandev list had this to say commenting about TameFlow:

Cumulative Flow with Fever Chart

4 minute read

In Tame the Flow one of my primary concerns is about gaining better control of how work flows through a process. Naturally, it is desirable to have as stable...

Kanban Improved via Theory of Constraints

14 minute read

At the Lean Kanban Netherlands 2012 conference I gave a talk entitled Enhanced Risk Management in Kanban via the Theory of Constraints, proposing how one can...

Virtues of Minimum Marketable Releases

8 minute read

This is the fifth and last post in preparation for my presentation at the Lean Kanban Netherlands 2012 conference, about Enhanced Risk Management in Kanban v...

Risk Management in Kanban

12 minute read

This is the fourth post in preparation for my presentation at the Lean Kanban Netherlands 2012 conference, about Enhanced Risk Management in Kanban via the T...

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Kanban

Mike Burrows on TameFlow

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+Mike Burrows posting on the kanbandev list had this to say commenting about TameFlow:

Kanban Improved via Theory of Constraints

14 minute read

At the Lean Kanban Netherlands 2012 conference I gave a talk entitled Enhanced Risk Management in Kanban via the Theory of Constraints, proposing how one can...

Virtues of Minimum Marketable Releases

8 minute read

This is the fifth and last post in preparation for my presentation at the Lean Kanban Netherlands 2012 conference, about Enhanced Risk Management in Kanban v...

Risk Management in Kanban

12 minute read

This is the fourth post in preparation for my presentation at the Lean Kanban Netherlands 2012 conference, about Enhanced Risk Management in Kanban via the T...

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Patterns

Pattern Language Development

2 minute read

A pattern language is effectively constructed when the confidence of the collected patterns is assessed, and especially when interrelated patterns are cross-...

How Patterns become a Pattern Language

4 minute read

A pattern is not an invention; it is an uncovered solution, that has been observed to work for some time, in a variety of situations. Patterns are the result...

Design Patterns are a form of knowledge

less than 1 minute read

Patterns are prescientific. They are not derived from first principles as scientific theory, but from empirical observations. They can provide a phenomenolog...

Actionable Agile Metrics Review - Part 11

11 minute read

This is the final post about Dan Vacanti’s book Actionable Agile Metrics for Predictability, An Introduction. In the previous installments we have summarized...

Management of Extra Work

9 minute read

In earlier posts (Virtues of Minimum Marketable Releases and Kanban Improved via Theory of Constraints) we’ve seen the rationale for using Minimum Marketable...

Visual Portfolio Management

4 minute read

In an earlier post, Buffer Management and Risk Management in the Theory of Constraints, the ideas of buffer management was introduced. In particular, we saw ...

Kanban Column WIP Limits: Good or Bad?

3 minute read

In the earlier posts I have listed a number of positives and negatives about the Kanban Method’s use of WIP limits on columns (work-states). Naturally the qu...

Mike Burrows on TameFlow

less than 1 minute read

+Mike Burrows posting on the kanbandev list had this to say commenting about TameFlow:

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WIP Limits

Kanban Column WIP Limits: Good or Bad?

3 minute read

In the earlier posts I have listed a number of positives and negatives about the Kanban Method’s use of WIP limits on columns (work-states). Naturally the qu...

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Video

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Campfire

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Theory of Constraints

How to Draw Buffer Fever Charts

5 minute read

The Buffer Fever Chart is a tool that is used extensively in TameFlow and in Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM) used in the Theory of Constraints. For ...

Visual Portfolio Management

4 minute read

In an earlier post, Buffer Management and Risk Management in the Theory of Constraints, the ideas of buffer management was introduced. In particular, we saw ...

Cumulative Flow with Fever Chart

4 minute read

In Tame the Flow one of my primary concerns is about gaining better control of how work flows through a process. Naturally, it is desirable to have as stable...

Kanban Improved via Theory of Constraints

14 minute read

At the Lean Kanban Netherlands 2012 conference I gave a talk entitled Enhanced Risk Management in Kanban via the Theory of Constraints, proposing how one can...

Virtues of Minimum Marketable Releases

8 minute read

This is the fifth and last post in preparation for my presentation at the Lean Kanban Netherlands 2012 conference, about Enhanced Risk Management in Kanban v...

Risk Management in Kanban

12 minute read

This is the fourth post in preparation for my presentation at the Lean Kanban Netherlands 2012 conference, about Enhanced Risk Management in Kanban via the T...

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Interview

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Podcast

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Metrics

Actionable Agile Metrics Review - Part 11

11 minute read

This is the final post about Dan Vacanti’s book Actionable Agile Metrics for Predictability, An Introduction. In the previous installments we have summarized...

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SPaMCast

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Visual Management

How to Draw Buffer Fever Charts

5 minute read

The Buffer Fever Chart is a tool that is used extensively in TameFlow and in Critical Chain Project Management (CCPM) used in the Theory of Constraints. For ...

Management of Extra Work

9 minute read

In earlier posts (Virtues of Minimum Marketable Releases and Kanban Improved via Theory of Constraints) we’ve seen the rationale for using Minimum Marketable...

Visual Portfolio Management

4 minute read

In an earlier post, Buffer Management and Risk Management in the Theory of Constraints, the ideas of buffer management was introduced. In particular, we saw ...

Cumulative Flow with Fever Chart

4 minute read

In Tame the Flow one of my primary concerns is about gaining better control of how work flows through a process. Naturally, it is desirable to have as stable...

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Throughput Accounting

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Thinking Processes

Kanban Improved via Theory of Constraints

14 minute read

At the Lean Kanban Netherlands 2012 conference I gave a talk entitled Enhanced Risk Management in Kanban via the Theory of Constraints, proposing how one can...

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PopcornFlow

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Psychological Flow

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Constraint

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