Staying Lean (past the startup phase) at LeanKit

A session at London Lean Kanban Day 2015

Monday 20th April, 2015

5:15pm to 6:00pm (GMT)

LeanKit's founding team had a strong Lean-Agile background from previous careers. So, in the early days of the company, we instinctively did things in a Lean way. Even though we build a process tool, we had as few formal processes as any startup. But, like any growing company, we eventually did have to start clearly defining how we do things and, like anyone, we've been tempted by bureaucracy. Learn about temenos, bear punching, beef jerky, culture clubs, and doing what fizz-good - and all the ways that LeanKit has worked over the years to stay Lean.

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Jon Terry

Lean learner, Kanban believer, Agile enthusiast, project manager, Scrum master, husband, father, wanderer, observer & supporter of 'Rise of the Rest' bio from Twitter

Jon Terry is Chief Operating Officer of LeanKit. Prior to joining LeanKit, Jon held a number of senior IT positions with hospital-giant HCA and its logistics subsidiary HealthTrust Purchasing Group. During that time he was among those responsible for launching HCA’s adoption of Lean project management. Jon earned his Global Executive MBA from Georgetown University and ESADE Business School in Barcelona, Spain and his Masters Certificate in Project Management from George Washington University. He is a Project Management Professional, a Certified Scrum Master, a Kanban Coaching Professional, and certified in the Last Planner method by the AGC/Lean Construction Institute

8 attendees

  • Tolga
  • chris west
  • Clare Tunstall
  • Glenn Bowering
  • Heather Dinham
  • Jon Terry
  • Peter Dinham
  • Selina Bans

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Time 5:15pm6:00pm GMT

Date Mon 20th April 2015


Plenary Session, BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT

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