Team Kanban

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The only way you can create excess inventory is by having excess manpower.

—Eli Goldratt

Or perhaps overspecialization?

—SAFe Authors

Abstract

Kanban systems are used, albeit for somewhat different purposes, at the Portfolio, Value Stream, Program, and Team Levels of SAFe. This article describes Team Kanban, a method that helps teams facilitate the flow of value by visualizing work flow, establishing work-in-process limits, measuring throughput, and continuously improving their process.

SAFe teams have a choice of Agile methods. Most use Scrum, a lightweight, effective, and ubiquitous method for managing work. Teams that develop ...

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