Why you suddenly see ads on the Daily Kanban

In the four years since Ed Niedermeyer and I ran the Daily Kanban, the Daily Kanban never had ads. As of today, it has.

The Daily Kanban did not have ads, because we did not want to get involved with ad sales, or mess with the technicalities of putting ads on a website. Most of all, we did not want to give the impression that anyone in the auto industry pays us.

In the meantime, the technical complexities of running a fast website have grown. Daily Kanban runs on four redundant servers spread over the globe, connected by two content delivery networks. That costs money. We hope that a few ads will help defray at least some of the cost. [Continue Reading]