Category Archives: Systems

Pull or Push #3: The train station

On Monday, we described a pull system in a factory and how it differed from a push system often used by software teams. We are following that post with a 10-day series looking at push and pull systems in everyday life, asking what you think and offering our thoughts.   Scenario number 3 is trains entering a station… Read More »

Push or Pull?

My last post described a drum-buffer-rope system. Some feedback I got was that it would have been helpful to have been given an example of such a system. I think we can do better than that! A simple example The most common example is one of a factory production line. Lets say our factory production line has… Read More »