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The 7 Deadly Wastes of Lean

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The 7 Deadly Wastes of Lean

Several of us among LeanKit’s founders and early employees first learned about Lean in the context of logistics and manufacturing. We wrote and implemented software that helped big companies buy and move and track physical goods. So we learned…
Welcome to the New Lean

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Welcome to the New Lean

If you’ve been to business school, or are at all familiar with business history, you’ll know that Lean was a big, big thing in the 1980s and ‘90s. Western manufacturing companies were being decimated by their Japanese rivals, especially Toyota,…
The Future of Visual Management (Is Here)

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The Future of Visual Management (Is Here)

At LeanKit, we’re firm believers in practicing what we preach. The core product that we build is software that allows our customers to create kanban-style boards for managing teams and projects. We think it’s a pretty great tool, and we’…
Bringing Kanban to the Federal Market Space

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Bringing Kanban to the Federal Market Space

As citizens and taxpayers, I’m sure we all like to see our governments working to become more efficient and effective. And here at LeanKit, we’re obviously pretty bought-in to the idea that applying Lean-Agile to an organization’s operations…
File Attachments for Kanban Boards

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File Attachments for Kanban Boards

Well, we finally did it. LeanKit now has file attachments. When we first started out, our corporate clients were a little leery of this whole SaaS thingy. They weren’t too sure if they liked their sticky notes being online instead of being…
All Estimation is Waste – Rubbish!

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All Estimation is Waste – Rubbish!

Guest post: Troy Magennis of Focused Objective As long-time IT professionals ourselves, we at LeanKit understand the pain of being asked for detailed estimates about things we’ve never done and may never do. An awful lot of time gets wasted…
Reply to Notifications for Cards Comments

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Reply to Notifications for Cards Comments

Happy New Year! Consider them a belated Christmas present or just a great way to start 2012, but either way, we’ve deployed a few new features for LeanKit. First and foremost, Professional Edition users can now add comments to their cards…
LeanKit Kanban API & Wrappers

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LeanKit Kanban API & Wrappers

As we mentioned in an earlier post, our customers have integrated LeanKit with many different kinds of systems. And we provide services to develop integrations if you don’t have the time or inclination to do this yourself. But, if you do want…