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Jodi Gornick

Driving innovation and efficiency with aligned tooling strategies

2024-06-06 When embarking on a DevOps journey or merely aligning your SDLC (software development life cycle), evaluating how your tools fit into that journey becomes essential. There are many platforms to support DevOps in enabling best practices and visibility and a...

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Ken Zinda

Seven elements of successful teams: Implementing fundamental team management principles

2024-05-29 As a turnaround specialist, I am often thrust into an Agile Release Train (ART) with little or no background on the teams themselves. This leaves me with a deficit in understanding the underlying issues and what needs to be prioritized...

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Kevin Cool

Engineering enablement and the transformative power of Automated Acceptance Test Driven Development (ATDD)

2024-03-11 In the evolving software and product development landscape, one method is emerging as a game-changer — Automated Acceptance Test Driven Development. This approach revolutionizes the traditional development process and addresses key challenges, enabling teams to confidently set and achieve goals...

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TaJuana Antwine

Creating an agile culture

2023-06-26 When we think of agile transformation, we typically think of creating functional roles and teams. Still, we often overlook the critical role of change management in creating an agile culture as part of the transformation. Agile transformations are much less...

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Prerequisites for effective agile platform implementations and systems integrations

2022-04-29 The question is only how far can you go with an agile approach? The answer will depend on some fundamental prerequisites. If these prerequisites are not dealt with upfront, the constraints on your agile delivery will be significant.

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Steven Lacroix

Key considerations for achieving business agility within your Value Management Office

2021-12-16 I recently read a blog by a colleague called Meet the new PMO. In it, he talks about the different types of Program or Project Management Offices (PMOs) that have emerged from the agile movement we've seen over the last...

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Is your business ready to be agile? A closer look at business agility maturity

2020-12-22 Agile practices have been around for close to three decades. They started in the IT industry, but are now a key skillset used in marketing, HR, R&D and even in the boardroom. A new term is being coined called business...

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The U.S. Constitution is a lean and agile framework for government

2020-09-10 When I am not studying businesses and working to encourage lean and agile principles, I read history and study the various forms of government societies have experimented with. Though politics is always a dangerous field to tread in I thought...