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Kanban board

Kanban board

Tool for mapping and visualising the workflow and a central component of the Kanban method.

Kanban card

Kanban card

Contains all information for obtaining the required production items (e.g. tasks). Move between the supplier and customer processes.
Materials flows are

  • all in a forward direction.
  • from supplier to customer.
Information flows are
  • in a backward direction.
  • from customer to supplier.
Complies with the pull system.

Kanban

Kanban

It is a scheduling system for just-in-time production.

  • From the Japanese word Kanban, meaning "card you can see or touch".
  • Developed by Toyota.
  • Integral role in the Toyota Production System (TPS).

Kick-off (meeting)

Kick-off (meeting)

Official announcement and enactment of project objectives and rules. The kick-off meeting differs from the project start-up workshop.