Saturday, January 04, 2014

Evils of Multi-tasking and Personal Kanban

Great presentation (30 minutes) on why multitasking is poor for productivity and how personal Kanban (and Kanban in general) works.

There is a great short exercise at the beginning of the video that illustrates the cost of context switching.

The Evils of Multi-tasking and How Personal Kanban Can Help You (by Sandy Mamoli)
http://www.infoq.com/presentations/multi-tasking-personal-kanban

Kanban in a nutshell: 1) visualize your work flow, 2) limit your WIP

I'm experimenting with a personal Kanban board made using a 30" x 20" project board:


The Pomodoro Technique is also discussed (http://pomodorotechnique.com/). I'm experimenting with a

Pomodoro App on my iPhone
 




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