7 Reasons to Use Kanban for Project Management

Kanban for project management goes as far back as the early 1960s, with Industrial Engineer and Businessman Taiichi Ohno creating a simple inventory planning system for Toyota automotive. What pushed him to develop such...

17 Feb

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

Project Management with Kanban- for MSPs

Ever been frustrated with project management in ConnectWise or Autotask? Yeah- we were too.

25 Sep

How Much Neglect is OK? Tips for MSP Service Managers

Neglected tickets can be a major problem for MSPs. Tickets that sit without any work being done are frustrating for both your customers and your team. We’ve already mentioned some causes of neglected work and how it...

13 Jul

Neglected Tickets Impact Your MSP Customers and Team in These 5 Ways

All MSPs suffer from neglected work from time to time. At some MSPs it’s temporary and quickly brought under control. At some MSPs it’s endemic- there’s always numerous tickets that haven’t had any work done recently,...

6 Jul

3 Problems That Cause Neglected Tickets in MSPs

One challenge faced by every MSP is ensuring that service and project tickets are started, worked, and completed in a reasonable amount of time. Some MSPs have mastered this; others not so much. It’s common for MSPs to...

26 Jun

MSP Project Management with Kanban – Webinar

Where’s the Recording? Missed the webinar or want to review again?

24 Apr

Economic Storm Business Survival Guide

Our good friend, entrepreneur and business coach Manuel Palachuk, is delivering a webinar on March 31 to help you understand the economic implications of what’s happening- and how to survive it.

26 Mar

Remote Work Partner Roundtable

Wim Kerkhoff– CEO and founder of Kerkhoff Technologies, a Vancouver MSP, and TopLeft Kanban Boards for MSPs

20 Mar

Taking control of Service Delivery – Webinar

Where’s the Recording? Missed the webinar or want to review again? The recording is available online.

18 Mar

Streamline Project Management in Autotask and ConnectWise – Webinar

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20 Feb

Lean CEO – Redefining work and respecting IT workers

This blog post is based on both my experience and learnings from The Lean CEO book by Jacob Stoller, looking closely at what organizations like Toyota were doing in Japan several decades ago. I (Wim) hope to blog more...

7 Oct