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Process

Making Work Visible, Board Management, and Software

Kanban boards are now becoming so popular that they are subject to the mainstream effect. This means that it is worth thinking about some of the common problems. First and foremost, both Lean Software Development and Kanban advocate starting from where you are. So the first role of a Kanban board is to help you […]

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Opinion Psychology

The Mainstream Effect

The mainstream effect describes a level of popularity that a given technique may gain, which causes the general knowledge of it to become dangerously superficial. When it exists in a small niche, amongst a dedicated community of practitioners, the technique proves to be highly effective. The technique is passed on from person to person in […]