Kanban Elevator Pitch – Help Craft It

Kanban is a way to incrementally and continually improve your approach to meeting your goals, by understanding the situation clearly, identifying the real challenges and testing out your chosen options for resolving those challenges.” – John Stevenson

Here is a great starting point by John Stevenson.

I’d like to open up the comments to help craft the perfect kanban elevator pitch.

What would you say?

[HT: Lean Agile Machine]


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8 Responses to “Kanban Elevator Pitch – Help Craft It”

  1. Derek Huether
    March 25, 2011 at 3:16 pm #

    …is a tool to visualize, organize, and complete work.

    I want me pitch to say as much as possible in the fewest words possible.

  2. Robb Dempsey
    March 25, 2011 at 8:44 pm #

    … is a way for me to visualize what I know needs to be done.

  3. Ken 'classmaker' Ritchie
    September 20, 2011 at 12:45 am #

    Kanban.elevator
    1. Pick a card.
    2. Find a slot.
    3. Git’er done!
    …Next! (ding)

    • peter
      September 20, 2011 at 12:49 am #

      Ha! Great one. Works for me!

    • Ken 'classmaker' Ritchie
      October 26, 2011 at 4:32 pm #

      Kanban.elevator(enlightened)
      1. Find a slot.
      2. Pick a card.
      3. Get it done!
      …Next! (ding)

      Find a slot first, then pick a card!

      I now know that’s more accurate. I participated in Agile Coach Camp USA 2011 #accus including Games Day. Wonderful experience! While there, I played a round of the Kanban game, courtesy of @LeanKitKanban Chris Hefler and Jon Terry @leankitjon who both provided inspirational coaching throughout the process.

      Thanks for the epiphany, guys! I love to learn!
      “Press ON!” ;-)

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