swiftalm 2.2 updateSwiftALM 2.2 is here! This release is packed with feature updates to our Mobile App, many UI/UX enhancements and MS Project and Excel 2016 support you have been waiting for. It also has the BETA version of our new Program Dependency Board that will enable Program Managers to visually keep track of dependencies between important work items across projects for program delivery as per plan.

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7 Factors for running an effective Kanban Replenishment Meeting In 2015, in a blog post called Kanban Cadences, David Anderson laid out a set of 7 Kanban cadences or meetings that provide comprehensive opportunities for feedback, planning, and review in an enterprise. Some of these were already identified in his original blue book, Kanban: Successful Evolutionary Change for Your Technology Business, some were identified later and put together in this post.

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ESP Compared to Kanban Method At the most fundamental level, ESP was necessary to provide a container for the collection of things we were teaching that were beyond kanban systems and beyond the scope of the Kanban Method. These were the things that enabled the optimal and effective use of kanban systems - topics such as: probabilistic forecasting and statistical analysis; qualitative risk assessment; real option theory; connecting strategy to operational mechanisms such as Kanban capacity allocation; and so forth. ESP represents a system of management for an entire professional services business.

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Route to Enterprise Scale Agility Competitiveness in the age of digital disruption requires businesses to achieve agility at scale - not in select projects and portfolios alone, but across functions, across the business. The approaches to achieving enterprise-wide agility are keenly debated. I caught up with Kanban pioneer David Anderson on the sidelines of Lean Kanban Central Europe and Lean Kanban India last year and asked him about his thoughts. Here are some interesting highlights from there.

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SwiftALM 2.1 Now Available

swiftalm 2.1SwiftALM 2.1 is here! This release is focused on providing you a rich dashboard experience with the introduction of Heatmap chart. It also has new audit logging capabilities for SwiftReports framework so that its easier to track and maintain changes done by the configuration team.

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