Planning a big project? Story mapping provides the blueprint for success

Big projects can be daunting. You need to start somewhere, and you need a plan, but it’s surprising how many projects launch with people just starting to work without developing a clear view of the end product. It can be useful to think of it like building a house.  Would you launch the effort by […]

Digitally fit in 2018: Build on your skills

Keeping your skills up to date is a key part of being digitally fit. There is no definitive list of training that should be undertaken to become “digital;” it depends upon your role requirements. However, there are some topic areas that should be considered as a base set of skills to expand on. These topic […]

How Agile Service Management (ASM) combines the best of both worlds — Agile and ITSM

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The tension between IT service management (ITSM) frameworks and Agile development started years ago when businesses began to recognize technology as a critical business success factor. IT faced increasing demands to do more with less. Software developers, meanwhile, faced mounting pressure to deliver faster, working, incremental software to clients. This lead to “frustrations about delays, […]

The Agile Maturity Pyramid: What’s the difference between Doing Agile and Being Agile?

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There is an important difference between people who are truly being Agile, and those that are simply practicing Agile techniques. Focusing only on practices or frameworks, without taking the Agile mindset into account, compromises the Agile journey. This is because, without the right mindset, it can be incredibly difficult to deal with complex issues in […]

3 domande da porre sullo sviluppo di software agile nel settore automobilistico

La trasformazione digitale dell’industria automobilistica è stata incredibilmente radicale, sia sulla strada, con nuove auto piene di gadget tecnologici, sia in fabbrica, dove l’Internet of Things, la robotica e l’intelligenza artificiale hanno reso più efficiente il modo in cui vengono prodotte le automobili. Ma ancora più importante di questi cambi ovvi, è il fatto che […]

Automobile : 3 questions qu’il faut se poser sur le développement de logiciels agiles

La transformation digitale du secteur automobile est spectaculaire, dans ses deux facettes. Sur la route, d’une part, avec de nouveaux modèles équipés d’accessoires technologiques. Dans les usines, d’autre part, où l’Internet des objets, la robotique et l’intelligence artificielle ne cessent d’améliorer la production des véhicules. Les tendances de consommation évoluent également : les conducteurs sont à la […]

3 questions to ask about agile software development in the automotive industry

The automotive industry’s digital transformation has been incredibly dramatic, both on the road, with new cars packed with tech goodies, and on the factory floor, where the Internet of Things, robotics and artificial intelligence have been adding marked efficiencies to the way cars are produced. On top of these more obvious developments, consumer trends have […]

5 principles for riding the digital disruption wave

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Disruptive digital technologies like robotic process automation and artificial intelligence are rapidly growing in maturity. So the pace of digitisation is set to continue accelerating in almost every sector. According to market intelligence provider IDC, 50% of global GDP will be digitised as early as 2021. To thrive in these market conditions, businesses need to […]

Get Agile for adaptive execution

Adaptive execution is a vital discipline for thriving in this age of digital transformation. And becoming Agile can help your organization do it. Adaptive execution — as defined by the Leading Edge Forum (LEF), the commercial think tank of DXC Technology — means being able to respond quickly to threats and exploit new opportunities. It’s […]

Becoming an Agile organization

Agile, a concept borrowed from software development, is now helping organizations in nearly every industry become innovative in their digital transformation. Agile approaches can transform processes, management approaches and even how people do their work. Looking to make your organization Agile? Here are several ways to get started: Change culture: Agile organizations use collaborative teams […]