Jim is a pioneer in understanding and managing knowledge work, and an internationally recognized speaker and author.
Toni is an author, systems thinker, photographer, and historian. She looks beyond obvious problems for social and systemic root causes.
Productivity books focus on doing more. Process books tell you to focus on doing the same thing every time. Personal Kanban is about choosing the right work at the right time.Buy it on Amazon
We are distracted. We are overburdened. We are unfocused. Our work suffers for this. Limiting work in progress (WIP) is the breakthrough strategy for starting less and completing more. Why Limit WIP tells the story of Eldred as he tries to finish projects while overloaded and how his company helps him get back on track.Buy it on Amazon
Business relies on estimates, plans, and projections – and we all know how accurate they tend to be. But what if the problem wasn’t necessarily planning? What if we were hard-wired to be inaccurate? How would we change our approach to new projects and decisions? Why Plans Fail directly addresses our personal ability to plan, to forecast, and to make decisions by addressing the psychology of our work - the cognitive biases that guide our decisions.Buy it on Amazon
Lean Software Development Case Studies. Beyond Agile examines 10 case studies of real companies that have actively evolved their development processes through waterfall, Agile, and Lean. These stories are stories of success, failure, and success again. This book is a must-read for anyone involved with knowledge workers, software developers and IT shops that seem unmanageable.Buy it on Amazon
Corey Ladas' groundbreaking paper "ScrumBan" has captured the imagination of the software development world. This book covers some of the metrics and day-to-day management techniques that make continuous improvement an achievable outcome in the real world.Buy it on Amazon
Jim's speaking tour in 2016 will include Lean Kanban France. Always a great meeting of the minds in one of the world's great cities, LKFR explores creating better ways of working for knowledge workers. Jim's keynote will be: Pragmatic Creativity: Building Companies that Anticipate and Deal with Change by Involving Everyone.
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC
Overloaded? Stressed? Not getting your work done? Interrupted often? Unable to say "No"? This is the common state of ... well ... everyone. Personal Kanban provides a simple framework to better understand, calm, and communicate our work. With it we make better decisions, have higher quality of work, and destress. If you or someone you know fits this description, you need this webinar. Sign up now for the Personal Kanban webinar!
Time: 8:00 am - 8:00 am UTC