October 2012

October 11, 2012

Abstract: Using Kanban for Project Work

This talk will demonstrate how managing for flow can be effective in a project context. We will investigate the subtleties and nuances of flow for projects, some thoughts on milestones and deadlines, as well as an introductory look at how simulation is being used to forecast completion dates. Come join us for a lively discussion on how to apply Lean thinking to your project!

Bio: Daniel Vacanti is a 18-year software industry veteran who got his start as a Java Developer/Architect and who has spent most of the last 12 years focusing on Lean and Agile practices. In 2007, he helped to develop the Kanban Method for knowledge work with David Anderson. He managed the world’s first project implementation of Kanban that year, and has been conducting Kanban training, coaching, and consulting ever since. In 2011 he founded Corporate Kanban, Inc., which provides world-class Lean training and consulting to clients all over the globe–including several Fortune 100 companies. Daniel holds a Masters in Business Administration and regularly teaches a class on lean principles for software management at the University of California Berkeley.

Meeting details:
Oct 11th from 6:30-8pm
Twin Hickory Library at 5001 Twin Hickory Road, Glen Allen, Va
Meeting Sponsored by Impact Makers

More information at CapitalKanban.org

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