The Latest State of Value Stream Management Report — A Very Personal View

Writing this year’s report with Eveline Oehrlich was a surprisingly emotional experience. I found myself struggling with one of my most distinct character traits — my impatience. It’s a standing joke…


What is a Value Stream Architect?

In our inaugural State of Value Stream Management Report, published in July 2021, 10% of respondents reported being in a role that has “value stream” in the title:

  • Value stream lead or manager (5.2%)
  • Value stream…

How to Set Effective OKRs for Product Value Streams

Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) were pioneered and popularized by Silicon Valley companies, but have become increasingly widespread among tech and non-tech companies alike. While executives are enthusiastic about OKRs as the vehicle for…