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From: katkuvinka -at- hotmail -dot- com
To: mbaker -at- analecta -dot- com
Subject: RE: Tech Writing in Kanban
Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2011 11:10:31 -0400
But kanban is not a development method, it is a system for scheduling. It does not have implications for many of the activities necessary for software development. Kanban on its own cannot produce software.
Of course, I am only assuming this is about a software development team.
That being said, the writer can use a kanban, or scrumban board to schedule their work. I use one and find it gives visibility to my work and helps keep me organized. Your team should include a "swim lane" for user documentation where the task moves into the Doc lane after (or even before) testing.
> From: mbaker -at- analecta -dot- com
> To: amokashi -at- cdcsoftware -dot- com; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: RE: Tech Writing in Kanban
> Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2011 10:58:24 -0400
> I'm curious what your dev team means when they say that they have moved from
> agile to kanban. Kanban is an agile technique, so adopting kanban does not
> imply moving away from agile.
> Mark Baker
> * Every Page is Page One *
> > One of our Dev teams just moved from Agile to Kanban,
> > and we are trying to define the best way a technical writer can
> > contribute, in such an environment.
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