[Updated – see end of article]
The 2014 autumn conference season closes with Lean Kanban Central Europe 2014, one of my favourite events of the year. My talk expands on the STATIK part of last week’s keynote.
It starts with the underpants gnomes, who (like many) might implement Kanban thus:
- Put up a board
It finishes with purpose:
Know what you’re delivering, to whom, and why
For at least one audience member, the key slides are in the middle, slides 33-34. I described as “a little old fashioned” the idea that we deliver incrementally in order to get feedback. As per last week’s keynote, we need to be validating relentlessly right through the process; only then can we hope to anticipate customer needs. The change to “hypothesis driven development” isn’t just a change of jargon!
Update: This sketchnote captures slide 50 beautifully:
I wish I could do that!