The Kanban Guide is a document from, explaining the bare essence of Kanban for knowledge work. What are those things that are universally true in any Kanban system? What must be present if we’re to legitimately say that we’re using Kanban?

There are many things that can be added to a Kanban system to customize it for specific uses and it can be overwhelming to know where to start. This document is intended to cover the fundamentals. This is where you start and then you can add more on top as needed.