Feature FOMO: LeanKit Features You've Been Missing

As an avid LeanKit user, you might think you know all that the product has to offer, but there are probably a number of features you are not completely familiar with (and are missing out on!) In this webinar, you’ll hear firsthand product examples and customer stories such as: Tales of how Thomson Reuters aligned their globally distributed teams & reduced…

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8 Kanban Board Examples for Engineering & Manufacturing Organizations

Many engineering and manufacturing companies choose LeanKit to help them to gain visibility into and manage their work. We are increasingly impressed with both the diversity and utility these organizations are getting from their LeanKit boards. With this post, we’d like to share some of the more interesting examples, in the hope that it may inspire better processes and lead…

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How LeanKit Uses LeanKit for Kanban Process Improvement

LeanKit | Kanban Process Improvement

When you’re first implementing Kanban, it’s easy to grasp the early and obvious benefits of visualizing your work: Benefits like maximizing your time, tracking progress more effectively, and communicating better often happen quickly. At some point, however, your team will hit a plateau -- a place where improvements slow or stop completely.

While it’s normal to feel frustrated by plateaus, you can push past them and keep improving with real, measurable results. At LeanKit, the documentation team traveled a similar journey. By using Kanban principles as our guide, we’ve solved several of our plateau challenges and have seen a 5x reduction in cycle time and a 3x increase in throughput.

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A Guide to Navigating Integrations: Pros and Cautions

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In 2007, Steve Jobs opened a keynote presentation promising the world three new products — a widescreen touch iPod, a revolutionary mobile phone and a breakthrough internet device. But in a twist of events he pulled out a single device, the Original iPhone. While this was a revolutionary, “one to rule them all” type of device, the majority of products are not and should not be intended to solve all problems for everyone.

When it comes to business tools, this idea remains the same. It is incredibly challenging and often a messy path to go down to find a single tool to solve all the needs of your business and teams (something we talked about in a webinar with our integrations partner Tasktop). In doing so, you can end up with a conceptually great system that does little to accomplish real-life goals, resulting in high spend with little ROI.

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Agile: The Key to Faster, More Responsive Marketing

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In this webinar, you’ll hear firsthand about Agile marketing and why it gives you a competitive advantage in your marketing operations. Agile Marketing experts from AgileSparks and Terminus will dive into the strategy and tactics behind Agile marketing. They’ll also share an example of how a leading B2B account-based marketing team was able to successfully achieve marketing agility. Yuval Yeret of…

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Value Stream Mapping for Software Development

Value Stream Mapping for Software Development

Depending on your background, you might have different ideas when you hear the term value stream mapping. In manufacturing, value stream mapping refers to analyzing the current state of the processes through which inputs become outputs. The “product” of a value stream mapping activity in manufacturing is a living map that uses symbols and arrows to visualize the flow of…

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