Q: What do you get if you cross Kanban and Extreme Programming?
A: Xanpan! - an XP/Kanban hybrid
The world doesn’t need another software development methodology - there are plenty already! But each team needs to learn and create their own. Xanpan is a hybrid development approach, a mix of Kanban and Extreme Programming, with a bit of Lean thrown in, seasoned with economics and refined over many teams. Xanpan demonstrates how elements of XP and Kanban can be combined and used as an effective development approach.
The resulting focuses on teams not projects, allows planned and unplanned work within iterations.
Xanpan started life simply as adding flow thinking to XPnow it has principles and practices, most of which are rooted in Kanban and XP. This presentation will describe the principles and describe the key practices. It will look at how and why these practices support the principles.
"Xanpan - team centric Agile Software Development" is available fro LeanPub.com and Amazon.