Values & Principles

Principles of the Kanban Method

  1. Start with what you do now
  2. Agree to pursue incremental evolutionary change=
  3. Initially, respect all roles, responsibilities and job titles

Core Practices of Kanban

  1. Visualize
  2. Limit Work-in-progress
  3. Manage Flow
  4. Make management policies explicit
  5. Improve collaboratively (using models and the scientific method)

For more information on Kanban, please refer to David Anderson's book "Kanban" or visit