Social, Agile and Transformation

5 Ways to Say Thanks to Teams Driving Digital Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

Happy Thanksgiving! I love this time of year. Just being outside to see the leaves and feel the colder, thinner air. Enjoying the warmer days where I am satisfied with a harvest salad, and the colder nights when I can experiment with making a yummy soup.

3 Ways Improving Data Catalogs Help to Accelerate Digital Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

Is your organization looking to accelerate digital transformation and become more data-driven?

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How to Persuade CEO to Sponsor Proactive Data Governance

Social, Agile and Transformation

It’s hard enough to explain what governance means to people that work in digital, technology, and data roles.

Why Citizen Development is Core to Digital Transformation 2.0

Social, Agile and Transformation

My favorite Ferris Bueller quote is, "Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it." I can make the same argument on emerging technology and digital transformation. What we thought was emerging tech two years ago is not so emerging anymore.

100 Pipeline Plays: The Modern Sales Playbook

For the first time, we’re sharing the winning plays that took us from scrappy startup to a publicly traded company. Use our proven data-driven plays to grow your pipeline and crush your revenue targets.

Video - Why I am Absolutely Passionate About Digital Transformation Management

Social, Agile and Transformation

We used to say "going digital" was about going from print to web, manual processes to more automation, or even from web interfaces to mobile to voice and now AR/VR. Employee experiences were "back office" and there are many organizations with Windows thick client tools that connect to mainframes.

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Data-Driven Organizations: What are Principal Responsibilities of Successful Chief Data Officers

Social, Agile and Transformation

Confused about the role of the chief data officer? You're not alone! Is the CDO the owners, steward, and driver to meet regulations on GDPR, PII, HIPAA, FINRA, KYC, CPRA, and the alphabet soup of other compliance requirements? .

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How to Expand Data Governance with Successful Citizen Data Science

Social, Agile and Transformation

How do you get business leaders to participate in data governance programs? Many business leaders still believe that it's IT's issue to fix all the problems when there are data issues.

How to Empower Transformation and Create ROI with Intelligent Automation

Social, Agile and Transformation

CIO and IT leaders have the greatest opportunities to modernize their enterprise platforms, change the culture, and deliver digital business transformations.

Avoid Burnout: 3 Really Simple Activities to Reduce Stress in Hybrid Work Teams

Social, Agile and Transformation

In this week's episode of 5 Minutes with @NYIke, I provide my thoughts on avoiding team burnout and how to create destressing activities.

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AIOps is on the Minds of Every CIO - and Here’s How I Know

Social, Agile and Transformation

Every CIO I know is balancing two humongous-sized beach balls. One ball represents driving innovation, improving experiences, and delivering data, analytics, and AI capabilities. The CIO wants to fill this ball with helium and make it easy for agile, self-organizing teams to collaborate, experiment, and release changes quickly. The other ball represents the. AI cio DevOps in the news innovation it management

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Why the Product Message Should Come From Product Management

Speaker: Jordan Bergtraum, Head of Product at Equip ID & Consultant

Join Jordan Bergtraum, Head of Product at Equip ID & Consultant, as he tells you why Product Management should create the initial Product message and how to create a compelling Product message!

What is Digital Transformation 2.0 and Boosting Promising Strategies

Social, Agile and Transformation

What is digital transformation in 2022 and on? What should be on your digital transformation roadmap, and how should this in-pandemic world impact your digital strategy?

3 Reasons Why Expert CIO Invest in AIOps to Support Digital Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

It’s never been a more challenging time to be a CIO and IT leader. Ensuring systems are performing well, secure, and managed efficiently is more important than ever because every business depends on reliable technology.

Ten Important Steps to Modernize Incident Management with AIOps

Social, Agile and Transformation

Incident management is not just the responsibility of IT Ops teams.

14 Expert Predictions on Winning in 2022: CX, Hybrid Work, Hyperautomation, Ecosystems, and AI

Social, Agile and Transformation

How should we look back at 2021 and 2020, and how should we think about what’s critical to win in 2022? I believe we’re at the inflection point defining what digital transformation 2.0 will be about over the next five years.

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7 Lessons from IT Leaders on Operating at Digital Speeds with AIOps

Social, Agile and Transformation

IT leaders have been managing a tremendous amount of change over the past several years and significantly more so over this last year because of COVID.

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Optimize the Performance of Your Serverless Functions

Run mission-critical applications on serverless without sacrificing visibility.

The New Normal: How to Develop Mission-Critical Apps and Integrations Faster

Social, Agile and Transformation

During the first six months of COVID, IT leaders and their CIOs came to the stark realization that their “rapid development” practices and paths to deploy minimally viable workflow applications weren’t fast enough.

5 Top Driving Digital Posts of 2021

Social, Agile and Transformation

It's been a busy year for everyone. I hope you're taking time this week to take a break and refresh. I'm doing the same because I know next year will be big. Big for everyone! So for this week's post, I'm recapping the top five that I published this year.

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Becoming Data-Driven and Improving Data Health with Talend’s CTO Krishna Tammana

Social, Agile and Transformation

Many people are experts in processing data, managing big data sets, performing data analytics, and storytelling with data. And then, there are true data experts who have experience working across industries, technologies, and different data complexities and provide lessons and wisdom on how organizations can become more data-driven. One of those data experts is Krishna. agile data big data cio data management data scientist enterprise 2.0 future of work

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5 Ways IT Leaders are Adjusting to New Operational Normals

Social, Agile and Transformation

You gain many insights speaking to heads of NOCs and IT operations about the changes in their roles, strategies, and operating models over the last year.

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Discover the 10 Rules for Managing PostgreSQL

PostgreSQL is one of the most successful open source projects in existence. But each year it becomes harder and harder to get familiarized with the PostgreSQL ecosystem and its new features. Learn 10 rules that will help you perfect your PostgreSQL installation.

Planning Digital Transformation Initiatives When There are Too Many Priorities

Social, Agile and Transformation

Let's recap 2020 without losing our minds. We went into the year with high aspirations around our digital transformation programs and all the places we wanted our organizations to succeed with experiences, analytics, and technology.

How More Teams can be Successful with Effective Microservices

Social, Agile and Transformation

I have to admit that I'm skeptical whether non-technical companies will successfully execute a software development strategy routed in microservices. There's a long history of software development teams seeking modular and reusable code and services.

How Feedback Loops Drive Powerful Culture Change in Agile and Digital Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

It's hard to get everyone excited about your initiative to modernize apps with improved user experiences, automate tasks in a workflow, or roll out new dashboards to improve decision making.

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3 Ways to Break from Change Management and Drive Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

Before you read the rest of this post, I want you to think through your approach to change management. You're rolling out new technology to a small department and considering how to gain adoption and guide people from old to the new process.

The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today's data-driven applications. And they won’t cut it for your end users, your development team, or your business. Learn how 5 companies used embedded analytics to achieve huge returns and greater value than anticipated.

Dashboard of 650+ Informative Articles by Isaac Sacolick

Social, Agile and Transformation

I published over 200 hundred articles over the last couple of years, have over 650 published since I started writing 15 years ago, and in the next month, I will complete my 500th post on this blog.

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3 Emerging Ways IT Benefits from AIOps

Social, Agile and Transformation

AIOps may be the most important emerging capability for IT Operations teams. For the first time, IT has scalable tools to manage complex infrastructure, applications, databases, and devices. What's driving the business need for AIOps?

5 Ways Vision Statements Drive Achievable Digital Transformations

Social, Agile and Transformation

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post describing why your organization's digital transformation may be floundering.

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5 Priorities for IT Leaders During this Summer of COVID

Social, Agile and Transformation

It's been a very challenging year for everyone and indeed, this has been the case for first responders. Somewhere a couple of rungs further down the ladder, most organizations owe plenty of thanks to CIOs, IT leaders, and especially the IT service desk.

Your Guide to Using Conversational Marketing to Drive Demand Generation

What is conversational marketing really about? This guide will examine the market forces at play, shifting buyer trends, how to leverage conversation marketing, and the tactics involved in adopting it for a B2B demand generation strategy.

Why You Should Avoid Calling it Automation

Social, Agile and Transformation

I've learned the hard way that using the word automation to describe an initiative, project, process, or algorithm is a bad idea. Equating automation with artificial intelligence is even worse. Anchoring a digital transformation on initiatives driven by automations completely misses the point.

3 Meaningful KPIs to Focus Agile Development, DevOps, and IT Ops to Deliver Business Outcomes

Social, Agile and Transformation

We’ve been practicing agile for twenty years since the manifesto was published and transitioning to DevOps cultures for about ten of them. And IT Ops predates these best practices going way back to the days of mainframes in pre-web data centers. So why aren’t we aligned yet? .

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3 Ways to Reform Detractors that Really Undermine Agile and Digital Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

Last week I covered seven leadership detractors in digital transformation and what to do about them. The list included leaders seeking transformation certainty, decision delayers and flippers, and ones that prioritized everything.

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How a Small Nonprofit Succeeded in Digital Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

One of my favorite clients, Charity Navigator, just released a major upgrade to how they process and rate nonprofit charities.

Building Product to Enhance Customer Support: The Key to Customer Retention in an E-commerce Business

Speaker: Bhavana Angadi, Senior Product Manager at Hopscotch (Demand & Growth) | Former Product Manager at Bigbasket

Join Bhavana Angadi, Senior Product Manager at Hopscotch, as she details the best way to increase customer retention.

5 Ways to Improve Team Collaboration

Social, Agile and Transformation

Janet started a new job during COVID-19 as head of product management and is responsible for leading several teams in developing and upgrading customer-facing applications.

How Agile Planning can Boost Digital Business Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

"We're practicing scrum, scaling agile, but not seeing the benefits we were expecting," is a comment I hear all too often. The simple answer is, following scrum ceremonies and focusing on scaling rituals isn't going to achieve agile mindsets, culture, and transformation.

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Why Killing Silos is Crucial in Digital Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

"We're operating in silos." "The The left side isn't talking to the right side.". "We We need a meeting to decide who to attend to the next meeting so we can review what we didn't cover in the last one.". Why are we working on this initiative?" What problem are you trying to solve?"

Celebrating 500 Posts on Driving Digital Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

This is my 500th post on this blog, Social, Agile, and Transformation (and almost 700 across all websites), so I hope you will celebrate this milestone with me! I started this blog back in 2005 when a friend told me that my startup needed to be "plugged into the blogosphere."

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Migrating Oracle to PostgreSQL

Considering migrating away from Oracle? Learn why PostgreSQL is the right move.