Kanban is a way of improving the process one has, is not a process



Is there a Kanban process?

Here the answer in two interesting post in the :
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Kanban is NOT a software development life cycle or project management methodology!
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Use of a kanban system is not possible  unless there is an existing development process in use.
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The Kanban Method is an approach to change management that employs a kanban system on to an existing process context in order to provoke evolutionary/incremental change.
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There is no kanban process for software development




Post from Ron Jeffries:
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I really welcome your coming in with these observations, clarifying that Kanban is not a process, but a way of visualizing and improving the process one has.
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Often, teams get the impression that they must /replace/ what they are doing with kanban. From what I'm getting from you, this is a "wrong question". "Can we use kanban with our existing process" would be a better question and would be much easier to answer with "yes".
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