In today's agile, scaling of any framework comes with its own ... framework! Not so with Real Kanban as the scaling approach is to simply do more of it.

The Real Kanban approach from Steve Tendon supports all flows - Operational, Financial, Informational & Psychological - by proposing the exact same models at the team, project, portfolio and enterprise level. Talk about robustness !

Operational Flow (How well are we delivering?) deals with reducing cycle time so that work in progress does not stall in the system accumulating costs. By reducing cycle time - the time an item spends in the system - Operational expenses are trimmed leading the way to more productivity.

Financial Flow (How much wealth are we creating?) recognizes throughput - the number of unit coming out of the system per unit of time - as the ultimate economic indicator for sales. Having a healthy beat is key to financial health.

Informational Flow (How well are we communicating?) uses visualization and metrics from the Theory of Constraints and Throughput Accounting to ensures system thinking behavior and alignment.

Psychological Flow (How happy are out people?) - The Real Kanban approach also allows employees to increase their skills and capabilities with WIP control, so that they can tame by themselves the boundaries of boredom and anxiety to always find a way to better themselves at their pace with the ever present slack existing in a Kanban system. The benefits - psychological flow - resulting from this system thinking's approach is to leverage the consciousness level and lead to continuous improvement by supplying metrics that guide each decision.

Teachings from Queuing Theory, Tameflow, Real Options and other fascinating Kanban and Lean tools will be presented.

 
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Outline/Structure of the Talk

This session will outline how to align operational, financial, informational and psychological flow of the enterprise and get an immediate impact on the bottom line with the Tameflow approach from Steve Tendon, creator of Real Kanban

For each flow, we will visit the empirical science - old and modern - that converges to alignment and proper real time decision making.

From the past : Throughput Accounting - Theory of Constraints - Toyota Production System - Lean - Little's Law - Drum\Buffer\ Rope

As we move forward, we will be amazed as to how these independent lines of thought nicely fit in a coherent whole.

From today's science - Real Options from Chris Matss & Olaav Massen - Tameflow from Steve Tendon - Queuing Theory with Donald Reinertsen

Learning Outcome

The path to hyper productivity laid out by Tameflow is simple and can be easily understood by all participants in the system.

The 2 Noble Patterns of Unity of Purpose and Community of Trust, building blocks of Tameflow, will not leave anyone indifferent and will shed a new light on scientific management.

The audience - hopefully made of Project managers, agile coaches, seasoned agilists and CxOs types executives - will come to understand that the benefits and mechanics of Goldratt's Throughput Accounting and Little's Law supports flow at all levels of the organisation by applying rules that are scalable to impact the firm's bottom line immediately : Operationally, Financially, Informationally and Psychologically by motivating employees to embrace systems thinking and achieve continuous improvement.

Target Audience

For all those who want to understand how to achieve agility & unity of purpose effortlessly with a simple model

Prerequisites for Attendees

No Prerequisites !

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