Enterprise Services Planning

Over the past 10 years, Kanban has driven significant gains in on-time delivery of professional services work. Organizations using Kanban have achieved results such as a 400% increase in delivery rate, and 50% to 90% drops in lead time

The time has come to manage portfolios, strategy, and daily activities in alignment with this improved delivery capability. Your business is an ecosystem of interdependent services, each of which can be improved. Your organization can reach a new level of coordination and agility to respond rapidly to changing market conditions. 

The Enterprise Services Planning (ESP) management training program uses Kanban and a full range of complementary techniques to foster a more predictable and fit-for-purpose organization.  


Master the highly challenging environment of professional services work by learning: 

  • how to select work items
  • when to schedule them

  • in which order to sequence them

  • when there is capacity to take on more work

  • how to manage dependencies

  • how to plan, track, and evaluate results

  • how and when to improve

Enterprise Services Planning (ESP) is a management system for enterprise-wide alignment with better visibility, communication and collaboration. Using Kanban and data-driven decision methods, navigate the ever changing landscape of customer demand, dependencies and risk. Deliver better business agility without loss of management control.

The 5-day program is recommended for managers at all levels in order to create optimal coordination throughout the organisation.

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Nader Talai

Trainer of this course I Business agility consultant

Nader Talai is Business Agility Consultant at Value Glide, where he helps our clients to accelerate their business agility transformations.

Nader started his agile journey in 2002 with extreme programming he continues to learn more about lean and agile methods and principles as well as systems thinking, the theory of constraints, complexity and other related topics.

What´s included:
Coordinate at scale and manage risk

  • Seeing services through a Kanban lens
  • Commitment and replenishment techniques and - meetings
  • Lead time and variation
  • Risk review strategy
Project & capacity planning
  • Demand analysis; shaping demand
  • Large projects forecasting
  • Using Kanban to measure and manage liquidity
  • Probabilistic forecasting
Portfolio Mangement
  • Fitness for purpose and cost of delay
  • Scheduling, sequencing, risk & strategic alignment
  • Defining the optimal start times
  • Options, dependencies & portfolio Kanban
Enterprise Services Planning
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