Being a Technical Coach. Part II

Within the Lean-Agile domain/subject of interest, the following will be covered here: Kanban, Scrum, and SAFe.

Let’s start with Kanban.

If these three (Kanban, Scrum, SAFe) were schools, Kanban would be a Montessori school… where free-spirited children thrive… children who take things as they come and complete all things whenever these get completed.

The car shop is another analogy …they take in car repairs as they come … no pre-planning … no constraint on how long the repair will take … just an estimate … it will be done when it is done.

A related good read about this car shop analogy is at

A technical coach should be aware of this kind of workflow… and coach the kanban team accordingly … like making sure that the team is setting and honoring the Work-In-Process (WIP) limit for each kanban state…and why they must.

To be continued.

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By Clarence Galapon

CE, MBA, Lean Agile Coach, Trainer, Teacher, SPC, RTE, PSM, PMI-ACP, PMI-PBA, PMP, CC, ABNLP NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) Practitioner, NLP Coach, NLP Trainer, Practical Psychologist, Life Coach, Software Executive, Entrepreneur, Author, Investor, and Innovator with a Creative, Lean, Agile, and Wander mindset.

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