InfoQ published a good interview last week, Can You Scale Kanban?, with Klaus Leopold; one of the founding members of the Lean Kanban University.
One of my fellow ScrumMasters at Macmillan, Rosie Curran, and I were very lucky to see him in December at the Holtzbrinck Agile Day in Hamburg with the a very similar talk: Lean and Agile at Scale. He talks about using Kanban’s inherent principles and practices to look at scaling issues; to find ways to improve your processes across teams and departments; and to raise coordination levels between teams.
One quote really struck me:
“If all teams use agile, you don’t get an agile organisation… you get a lot of teams doing agile”
The whole talk was very good and so I dug around and found a video of the same talk from Lean Kanban Central Europe 2014: Continue reading “Scaling Agility with Klaus Leopold”