Learning Center: Lean and Kanban

    How to Reveal the Immediate Impact of Implementing WIP Limits

    What is the ultimate goal behind implementing WIP limits?

    19 May

    Team Burnout Is Real and Your Workflow Is the Cause

    The best teams are highly motivated to perform. They show engagement, professionalism, and dedication. When unrealistic goals and impossible demands are placed on your team, their active engagement leads to rising...

    12 May

    Do Less to Do More: WIP Limits in Kanban

    Have you felt like your team is always busy, but nothing is ever quite finished? With a constant stream of new requests from clients and management, it’s easy to jump from task to task without delivering results.

    28 Apr

    The Top 10 Benefits of Kanban

    Kanban is a method applied across all fields of work to help teams drive down costs and become more efficient by visualizing and improving workflows. Kanban gives you the flexibility to build sustainable competitive...

    21 Apr

    How to Leverage Your Kanban Analytics in 4 Steps

    How can you leverage your Kanban analytics to make the most out of your improvement efforts? Is there an approach that will enable you to continuously realize business outcomes using your past performance data?

    20 Apr

    Winning the Talent Retention Battle

    MSP leaders that invest in the training and development of their people are sometimes afraid of the possibility that other companies could wind up benefitting from those investments. However, it’s important to remember...

    20 Apr

    Winning the Talent Development Battle

    Building a great team requires more than just hiring great people. Hiring great people is just the start. Talent has to be developed and nurtured over time, and it’s more than just a pat on the back and the occasional...

    20 Apr

    How to Read the Cumulative Flow Diagram [Infographic]

    The Kanban Method can help teams manage their workflows more efficiently but relying on your Kanban board alone isn’t going to help you achieve a stable process. You also need a way to identify bottlenecks and stabilize...

    20 Apr

    We’ve Launched Two New Training Programs

    We know that you have too much on your plate, and we want you to avoid worrying about how to start receiving results from TopLeft.

    10 Mar

    The Kanban Method: The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide

    Delivering work in a quick and efficient way could be a challenge. The Kanban Method suggests an approach of managing the flow of work with an emphasis on continuous improvement without overburdening the development...

    7 Mar

    We’re excited to announce our integration with Nave!

    TopLeft has partnered with Nave to turn your TopLeft board data into immersive graphs. Using TopLeft to implement key Kanban techniques helps you to make the workflow more visible and your team more productive. However,...

    1 Mar

    Webinar January 30- 2 types of boards, recent updates, Q&A time

    We’re introducing a recurring webinar for everyone who wants to know more about Kanban- both Kanban methods as they apply to MSPs, and Kanban the board application from TopLeft.

    30 Jan

    Cherry-picking Tickets Hurts Your Clients

    Allowing your team to cherry-pick tickets or tasks on their list hurts your clients, and you may not even realize this is going on. We know this kind of issue by experience, and that’s one of the reasons why we’ve...

    11 Jan

    Why Technicians Use TopLeft

    Nobody said engineering at an MSP was easy. As if the day-to-day responsibility of handling helpdesk tickets and projects was not enough, technicians and engineers who use ConnectWise or Autotask also have to struggle...

    5 Jan

    Are you feeling micromanaged? Here is why- and what to do about it

    Are you an engineer or a technician working for an MSP? And are you feeling micromanaged? Technician micromanagement at MSPs doesn’t get enough coverage, even though it cripples teamwork and performance.

    18 Nov