How to Do Kanban for IT Operations

How to Do Kanban for IT Operations

Designing a basic Kanban system begins with four major tenets. Learning how to do Kanban can completely transform the way your organization manages tasks, especially for IT Operations teams which have to manage a steady stream of planned and unplanned work. That’s because Kanban makes it easier for IT Operations to accurately predict their capacity and manage resources, thanks to Kanban’s ability to break complex workloads down to digestible chunks that are easier to understand.

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How to Define IT Operations

How to Define IT Operations

A Glimpse into Kanban, DevOps, and the Theory of Constraints, IT Service Management and ITIL. Despite being one of the most important fields in large-scale organizations, it’s difficult to clearly define IT Operations with just a few words. Always walking the line between tech management and quality assurance, the IT Operations team has their hand in everything from infrastructure maintenance to ensuring finished products meet the customers’ needs and expectations, and everything in between.

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What’s “Broken” in IT Operations?

What's "Broken" in IT Operations

Managing IT Operations can feel like fighting an uphill battle. From ensuring the security of sensitive data to implementing new software solutions, the IT Operations team is expected to juggle a number of tasks at any given time. As such, many of these teams struggle to manage tasks and meet deadlines—not always because of performance issues, but due to the overwhelming nature of their line of work.

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