Assessment Template Details

Lean Agile Intelligence


The lean agile Professional Kanban assessment can be used to help teams identify areas of improvement, growth goals, and impediments and measure continuous progress. In the spirit of Professional Kanban (, the assessment is also framework agnostic and can be used for "traditional" Kanban teams and any Agile team.

Ideal For

Any team focused on optimizing value by optimizing flow.


Works of thought leaders that influenced the Growth Criteria, assigned Stage, and associated Business Outcomes.

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Questions by Dimension

6 total questions


• Definition of Workflow


• Actively Managing Items in a Workflow
• Kanban Visualization


• Kanban Improvement
• Kanban Measures
• Service Level Expectation

Question Growth Criteria Example

Kanban Visualization

Starting (0)

The team does not have a physical or digital team space to visualize work

Developing (1)

The team uses a Kanban board with highly-visible commitment/delivery points

Our Definition of Workflow is easily viewable by everyone

Emerging (2)

Work items that are blocked are highlighted and easy to see by everyone

Different work types are uniquely visually represented

Adapting (3)

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)

Optimizing (4)

When applicable, Policies like Definition of Done and Definition of Ready are visual and easy for everyone to see