Kanban or Scrum for Continuous Deployment? A Side-by-side Comparison

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Veronica Arreche
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Originally published on Feb 3, 2020Last updated on Jan 4, 2024

Key Takeaways

What is agile continuous deployment?

Continuous Deployment is an agile approach that enables teams to release each feature when ready instead of grouping them together for a final release, creating a more efficient development process.

How does the Kanban framework ensure continuous product delivery?

The Kanban framework is designed to ensure continuous product delivery by providing teams with a visual and flexible approach to managing and improving their workflow. Using the Kanban board and Just-in-Time (JIT) delivery of work items, it allows teams to prioritize unforeseen events that need to be resolved and released immediately during the development process.

What is continuous deployment in Scrum?

In the Scrum framework, Continuous Deployment is typically integrated into the continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD) pipeline, which is a set of automated processes that manage the software development lifecycle, from code changes to deployment. Continuous Deployment involves automating the deployment of the software to the production environment, typically after running automated tests to ensure the changes are working correctly.