Improve IT Operations Agility and Efficiency With Kanban

Archived Published: 30 August 2017 ID: G00337520

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Like a manufacturing production line, IT operations require continuously improving projects and processes to be successful. This research explains how the kanban technique, which grew from manufacturing origins, can help I&O leaders make their organizations more efficient and effective.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Analysis
    • Getting Started With a Basic Kanban Board
    • Prevent Bottlenecks and Define "Done" Using Full Kanban
      • Start Using Full Kanban
    • Use Swim Lanes for Emergency and Background Work
    • Enable Remote Collaboration With Software Tools
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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