Kanban – The Product Manager/ Owner’s BFF!

Kanban Corkboard Word ConceptOf all the roles in a software or product development organization, I will argue the Product Manager’s (or Owner’s) job is the most challenging. On the one hand, the task of figuring out just what to build is complex and multifaceted. On the other hand, in any reasonably mature product organization, there is so much work that is going on and so much new demand, that the Product Manager can wish all they want in terms of product innovation and focus on the product roadmap, but failure and customer demand pretty much hijacks most of the Dev capacity in the organization. Read More…

2016 – The Year of Kanban and ESP

business, people, success and technology concept - happy smilingIt’s been more than 10 years since the launch of the body of work that ultimately led to the Kanban Method for knowledge teams by David Anderson.

During last month’s Lean Kanban India conference (the very first official Lean Kanban conference in India), which we were very proud to co-host and be a Title Sponsor of, David presented a journey down memory lane of 10 years of Kanban. During this period, Kanban, and the Kanban Method, have emerged, depending on who you talk to, as an “alternate path to Agility”, an alternative to Scrum, a way to improve your Scrum, a Visual Project Management method, and of course, what it was always originally intended for – a method for improving whatever you do! Read More…

Tales of Lean/ Agile and Paired Sweeping in Bengaluru!

AgileIndia-RestI was in Bangalore for a few days, in part to attend the Agile India 2015 conference.  The Sunday morning after the conference got done, I decided to go for a walk.  Instead of the picturesque Cubbon Park close by, I decided to go exploring the city.  In keeping with the Lean/ Kanban principles discussed at the conference, I decided to maximize flow – and turn in whichever direction the pedestrian crossings were open.  That immediately put me on Kasturba Road.  I thought fleetingly, “Of course, Kasturba Gandhi (Road) had to be next to her husband Mahatma Gandhi (MG) Road!”

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2014 – A Great Year for Enterprise Agility!

175861511As the year draws to a close, the overwhelming feeling at Digité is one of gratitude! It has been a momentous year for us here at Digité – and we have our employees, customers and partners to thank for that!

Product Innovation

During the year, we saw tremendous strides in our products SwiftKanban and SwiftALM – and a surge in their usage around the globe. This has been possible due to 3 key factors – Read More…

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