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WIP Limits: How to Journey Safely Into the Unknown (Part 2 of 3)

It sounds counter-intuitive, but limiting your work in process (WIP) actually improves your flow — and your team’s productivity. In this three-part series, Stephen Franklin, CIO at LeanKit, draws from experience to explain the common obstacles you’ll face when setting WIP limits, and tips for overcoming them.  In part one of this blog series, I discussed why limiting...

WIP Limits: How to Journey Safely Into the Unknown (Part 1 of 3)

It sounds counter-intuitive, but limiting your work in process (WIP) actually improves your flow — and your team’s productivity. In this three-part series, Stephen Franklin, CIO at LeanKit, draws from experience to explain the common obstacles you’ll face when setting WIP limits, and tips for overcoming them.  Missed deadlines, constant task switching and inefficient handoffs are just...