Updated: Jul 11
In the real world, it's very unusual to find teams that can deliver end-to-end completely on their own. Most of the times, there are dependencies between groups and individuals, and this manifests in either blockers (one work item here waiting for another work item to be completed over there), or queues in between teams.
The following video from my talk at Kanban India 2020 explores the challenges of dependency management in detail, and suggests some strategies to deal with them:
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