Scrum vs. Kanban

Both are methodologies built on top of two different prior frameworks. Scrum is derived from the agile methodology, and it serves as a way to manage complex product development projects. Kanban instead was derived from lean manufacturing, and it also serves as product development and project management methodology in business to get things done.

what-is-scrum
Scrum is a methodology co-created by Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland for effective team collaboration on complex products. Scrum was primarily thought for software development projects to deliver new software capability every 2-4 weeks. It is a sub-group of agile also used in project management to improve startups’ productivity.
kanban
Kanban is a lean manufacturing framework first developed by Toyota in the late 1940s. The Kanban framework is a means of visualizing work as it moves through identifying potential bottlenecks. It does that through a process called just-in-time (JIT) manufacturing to optimize engineering processes, speed up manufacturing products, and improve the go-to-market strategy.

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