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…

SwiftKanban Year-end update

UpdateWe’ve spent the last couple of months squashing bugs and improving SwiftKanban in every way possible. We’re pleased to announce that we’ve added quite a few features too; here are the highlights -

Use Your Facebook Account to Signup and Login to SwiftKanban!

You can set up your SwiftKanban account using your Facebook account and use that to login to SwiftKanban. It’s as simple as clicking on the button. Read More…

The Flow State

This is a series of blogs of my thoughts on the most important of human endeavours, Work and its associated things like Productivity and Processes. This is third in the series. In this blog we explore the possibility of creating conditions for optimal experience at our work and jobs, more commonly referred to as “Flow State”.

flowing_river-13497Many organizations today are spending a lot of time and resources to try and create conditions for optimal experience at work, more commonly referred to as the “Flow State”.

A lot of sports-persons and artists refer to it as “Being in the Zone” or “In the groove”. With “Flow” productivity is high, creativity is enhanced and it is a rewarding experience in itself. It increases well being and happiness. In turn, well being and happiness increases engagement and productivity. This sets up a virtuous reinforcing cycle. Sir Richard Branson says, “In two hours in flow I can accomplish tremendous things.” Read More…

Does your Kanban Board tell you which cards are at Risk of Delay?

UpdateWe’ve added a couple of new features and enhanced some existing ones to make SwiftKanban even more compelling to teams working with Kanban! Here is a quick rundown -

Highlight Cards at Risk of Delay

Wouldn’t you love to have your Kanban board tell you what cards might be about to get delayed? SwiftKanban can now give you visual cue when cards may be at risk of delay! You can configure the number of days you want a card to be highlighted before the card’s ‘deadline date’. You can do this for different thresholds on different boards – this is a project level setting.

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