Kanban FAQ: Should I FINISH what I’m working on or help the team READY new work items?
Once people start to get "Stop Starting Start Finishing" thinking (Kanban) or the "Focus on the current sprint" thinking (Scrum) a frequent question that comes up is how to deal with people who are required for different activities throughout the work life cycle. Some example scenarios: “I’m a tester who both participates in ATDD spec. workshop (upstream) and exploratory testing (downstream). The developers are free to start a new story, should I help them with the ATDD thinking for a [...]