Kanban (Japanese, like “Signboard” or “Billboard”) is a term from Lean Manufacturing that describes a Demand-Driven scheduling system, that is based on Cards (=Kanbans), that represent requests of material or product or service or ..
In a Kanban based setup, a “process requests supplies from a supplier with a Kanban (card)”. In short: You want something, then write it on a card, give me that card, I give you the thing.
In modern, Agile Development environments, Kanban Boards are a common tooling to organize work.
Inherit features, that come with Kanban use:
- Automatic Visualization of
- Work To Do
- Work In Progress
- Work That Is Done
- Automatic Documentation of all work