Mike (twitter: @asplake (https://twitter.com/asplake)) is UK Director of David J Anderson & Associates (http://djaa.com/) and the Director of Training Programs at LeanKanban Inc (http://leankanban.com/). He blogs at positiveincline.com (http://positiveincline.com/) and is currently writing a book, Kanban from the Inside (http://positiveincline.com/index.php/kanban-from-the-inside/). Mike's background is in software development, a former programmer, global development manager and IT Director in the investment banking and energy risk management industries. Now he provides training, consultancy, coaching and interim management around Kanban as well as maintaining the training curriculum on behalf of the Kanban training community globally.
What (really) is Kanban, and how does it work at scale? In this, we look at Kanban via its values system and summarise what it can achieve organisationally via its sustainability, service orientation and survivability "agendas".