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Will Kanban replace Scrum?

As much as we love scrum, even we would have to admit that it’s not perfect. The main idea of KanBan is very simple and based on the Lean “pull,” “Just in Time” (JIT), and “reduce inventory” principles: eliminate planning inventory by making sure that you don’t commit to doing work until you are actually ready to start the work.

When are you ready for sprint planning?

There are a number of things you should do before you can even begin planning. The most important thing you can do is make sure that your Product Owner is prepared, and understands what the stories are about.

Can work be added during a sprint?

The goal here is to get the team to express work they can do and follow through on a commitment.

Is it ok to change scrum?

Should there be only one way to think about scrum? Probably not, although, a rookie mistake is to modify without have deep applied practice and experience under your belt.