The Professional Kanban assessment can be used to help teams identify areas of improvement, growth goals, and impediments and track continuous progress. In the spirit of Professional Kanban, the assessment is also framework agnostic and the practice criteria can be used for not only "traditional" Kanban teams but also any Agile team.
Any team focused on optimizing value by optimizing flow.
Works of thought leaders that influenced the Practice's Technique Criteria, assigned Agility Stage, and impacted Business Outcomes.
6 total practices
• Definition of Workflow
• Actively Managing Items in a Workflow
• Kanban Visualization
• Kanban Improvement
• Kanban Metrics
• Service Level Expectation
The team does not have a physical or digital team space to visualize work
The team uses a Kanban board with highly-visible commitment/delivery points
Our Definition of Workflow is easily viewable by everyone
Work items that are blocked are highlighted and easy to see by everyone
Different work types are uniquely visually represented
Our metrics are transparent in our physical and/or digital workspace and interested people can easily access them
We do not have "hidden" work (work that is being done but not visualized or discussed)
When applicable, Policies like Definition of Done and Definition of Ready are visual and easy for everyone to see