Visualising your team's work on a Kanban board is really cool... except that you will not have much more than a glorified task board. And for this you could have used any number of excellent tools...

You will only realise the true benefits of the flow-focused Kanban method when you start forcing Work-In-Process (WIP) limits.

Ideally up to the point where they start to hurt ...

In this Business Agility Daily episode Mathias explains why you would want to do this. He also provides some helpful pointers on how to get started.

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

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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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