The Least Understood Kanban Practice – Making Policies Explicit

March 10, 2020

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Making policies explicit is a really important Kanban practice.

Stated differently, we should not hide our rules in manuals or worse, in the heads of team members.

In this video I use a powerful analogy to explain why this is so important.

I also show the Xuviate Kanban implementation to point out how we visualise some of our work rules.

Would love to hear what you think in the comments below!

About the author

Business Agility Coach | Abundance Thinker | Helping Mid-Market Companies Evolve by Using the Kanban Methodology - As trained Industrial Engineer with close on 25 years' experience as IT Professional and Business Executive in the mid-market IT industry, Mathias Tölken loves to share his experiences and expertise with others.


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