Steve Tendon

Creator of TameFlow

Speaking at London Lean Kanban Day on April 29, 2014

Steve Tendon, together with Dragan Jojic and Alex Gray, will deliver a talk entitled “Using Lean, Kanban and TameFlow to seed change in a traditional organisation” at the London Lean Kanban Day on April 29, 2014.

From the talk’s summary:

This talk will provide a brief overview of a journey we started in March 2013 with a client of ours, a digital division of a FTSE100 company. The story began with a single team adopting Scrum but then evolved into multiple teams across two programmes incorporating a combination of Scrum, Kanban and TameFlow (based on Lean, Pattern Theory, TOC and CCPM).

The talk will explain why Kanban was introduced and how it is used to visualise and control the flow of delivery of both functionality and architecture work. Kanban has been complemented by TameFlow practices like Control Buffer Management to improve forecasting, tracking and reporting for individual teams and at the programme/portfolio level.

We will also touch on the wider organisational change that is emerging as a result of improved visibility and increased focus on flow and value.

In particular Steve Tendon will highlight how the TameFlow management method helped the client achieve improved organizational performance.