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. We want you to focus on doing better. Personal Kanban is about choosing the right work at the right time.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
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
How do you understand your work, gain alignment, and then build the right thing (or provide the right service)?
In business, whether we are a startup or an established enterprise, and whether we're a hospital, a software company, or any other sort of service sector organization, we need to:
Better understanding, better communications, better estimates, better results.
With high degrees of variation and reliance on problem-solving and creativity, our work is fraught with uncertainty. Finding processes that tame uncertainty, help you complete what you’ve started, alleviate frustration, and surface areas in your work that could benefit from improvement seems like a tall order.
Join Shingo Research and Professional Publication Award Winners Mark Graban, and Jim Benson for a one-day introduction to Lean for Knowledge Work and learn simple, effective practices that will let to:
This event is limited to 36 attendees and is expected to sell out quickly.
Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm UTC
Boston, MA. USA
How do you understand your work, gain alignment, and then build the right thing? In business, whether we are a startup or established, we need to:
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 am UTC
To be determined.