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Why Limit WIP

I have worked with WIP limits before without really understanding why we have them. They appear to be just some arbitrary number on a board that people roughly try to stick to with no understanding of why. Why is normally the most important question! Normally it is very hard to do the doing without the understanding of why backing it up. I am personally trying to ask why a lot more, and so I decided to pick up a book which was recommended to me, “Why Limit WIP: We are drowning in work” by┬áJim Benson. It is truly an excellent…