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Kanban in Action by Marcus Hammarberg and Joakim Sundén

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Chapter 2. Kanban principles

This chapter covers

  • Introducing kanban principles
  • Getting you started using kanban
  • Defining what kanban is

In chapter 1, we introduced you to kanban through a short story. The purpose of this story was to show you, in a practical way, how kanban can be used to help you improve. We hope you already feel that you could use kanban now; but you probably have a few questions, too, such as

  • How did Marcus and Joakim come up with all those ideas? Did they pull them out of thin air, or was there some method to the madness?
  • That all sounded good, but my team and its situation don’t look much like the Kanbaneros; how can I use kanban in my team? What do I need to change?
  • Was that all? It seemed a little simplistic, ...

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