Kanban Lessons Learned: A Documentation Team's Journey to Become More Efficient

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September 11, 2020 - 12:00 PM

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September 11, 2020 - 1:00 PM

Kanban Lessons Learned: A Documentation Team's Journey to Become More Efficient

Friday, 11 September 2020 – 12 Noon EDT (GMT-4)

You’re working in an Agile environment where development teams use Scrum or Kanban. Maybe your team handles multiple projects across multiple streams, and you pride yourself on having excellent customer service and delivery rates. You’ve also heard Kanban is like Scrum without the training wheels, but you’re not convinced it gains your team anything efficiency-wise.

Is your team able to keep up with the demand of work? Do they work with a sense of urgency, yet velocity remains the same? Are outside dependencies killing cycle times? Do they have time for peer reviews? Do metrics show their progress? This case study shows how a video gaming technology company with an advanced Agile implementation has honed their documentation team’s Kanban process over the last 3 years to gain efficiencies, reduce bottlenecks, and work with a spirit of continuous improvement. In this webinar, we’ll explore challenges common to managers with writers in the Kanban process and practical takeaways for how to help your team tweak the process to gain a happier Kanban life.

Takeaways include the following:
• How your team can set up their Kanban board for maximum efficiency.
• How to decrease cycle times and increase throughput.
• How to help motivate and support your team to be an expert, cohesive team that develops best practices and holds themselves accountable.

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