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Creating and Working with a Kanban Board Using Jira Jira is a wonderfully versatile tool that can be used to track your Agile and Kanban initiatives. There can be a little bit of a learning curve to the software if you don’t typically use tracking software or are better acclimated with physical boards. For the […] Read more

Agile backlog optimisation – how to get the maximum from your agile sprint. For every orginisation who uses agile methodology for it’s development environment, the effective planning of an agile sprint and it’s corresponding backlog, is the very basis on which a successful agile development project is built. A well planned and well executed sprint […] Read more

Organizational Agility: What Makes an Organization Agile? Making organizations agile has become a new trend in the modern working world, with many organizations claiming they are agile, but falling horribly short. The goal with organizational agility should be more than just reacting to changes in the marketplace after they happen. The organization needs to be […] Read more

The Importance of Retrospective Meetings in Agile The Retrospective Meeting (or ceremony) is typically associated with Scrum and is one of the five Scrum events. The purpose of this Retrospective within Scrum is to inspect the prior Sprint and examine how well things went and identify those areas that could use some improvement. Many Scrum […] Read more

When the rut brings COMFORT A process improvement mindset is something that seems appealing to most people, right? Why would you want to do something the same way, over and over again, when you actually know a better way to get something accomplished, which, by the way, could save you time and be more productive? […] Read more

Microsoft Excel and Google Sheets are a useful tool for anyone in the process improvement field. Individuals and businesses that employ continuous practices aimed at reducing waste will inevitably increase productivity and financial gain.  In Lean Six-Sigma there are 8 wastes that can be reduced with the use of spreadsheets such as Excel or Google […] Read more

A product roadmap encompasses and elaborates the vision of the product which actually produces the product idea. The vision is a very important and significant factor which drives a great product to come into being in spite of not being a very mandatory or over discussed topic in agile framework.  The vision is a partially […] Read more

What does standard deviation tell us? Standard deviation (StDev) plays an important role for any process improvement, under the guidelines of a six sigma approach or quality initiative since is a measure of variability, smaller it is, closer the data are disperse around the mean. The mean could be any expected value or target. In […] Read more

Before officially starting the implementation of an ERP, it is convenient to anticipate some aspects that involve your company and your work team. Here are some tips that have helped organizations carry out their project successfully: Make sure you have the commitment of the management, as it is the central axis of the company and […] Read more

Surviving in a highly competitive market like the current one, requires much effort on the part of all the human resources of an organization; since the top management, even the operators; it also requires, the ingenuity of forceful strategies that achieve the capture of potential clients, and more even strategies that seek the continued satisfaction […] Read more

As a systematic approach to process quality management, that satisfies customer requirements, APQP is a part of the operational excellence movement that pushes an organization forward. Using the healthcare sector as a prime example in this article, the author will identify ways and means that service organizations are enabling themselves to be contenders for a […] Read more

Born as an agreement between the three major automakers of the United States (Chrysler, General Motors and Ford), APQP is a methodology that brings together a series of techniques and procedures necessary to establish a quality plan that allows a product development (or service). according to the needs of the customers. APQP are the initials […] Read more