Portfolio Kanban

portfolio kanbanPortfolio Kanban is an under-utilized tool to ensure alignment with key corporate strategies and to communicate marketing’s alignment with and progress on those key corporate strategies. Regardless of whether you practice Scrum, Kanban or Scrumban, Portfolio Kanban can be used as a visual tool to keep the team on track and to communicate important progress. Let’s take a look at the What, Why and How of Portfolio Kanban.

What is Portfolio Kanban?

Portfolio Kanban uses a hierarchy of  Kanban boards to allow individuals and teams to visualize multiple projects and tasks and how those projects and tasks fit into the company’s core strategies and major programs. For executives, it can show at a glance the status of various programs and projects, and where things stand in terms of execution and deliverables. Portfolio Kanban can replace status reports and status meetings, saving the team time and providing management an up-to-date view of critical projects without the delays and overhead associated with other methods of reporting. [Read more…]