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The Local Constraints of the Kanban System Have an Impressive Feedback Speed

Because of the pull principle, the upstream processes can't send work to the next stage if a blockage occurs anywhere.
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Zettelkasten, November 07, 2022.

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Because of the pull principle, the upstream processes can't send work to the next stage if a blockage occurs anywhere. Also, they can't start new work if all steps have their WIP limit. So this situation signals to the team that there's some problem at some stage quickly.

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