Agile Mindsets: Don't try to get a perfect architecture; Plan to get it wrong

Social, Agile and Transformation

I still find teams that have adopted scrum and other agile practices, but still strive for perfection when trying to conceive architectures and implementation plans. agile planning agile software development cloud computing data management DevOps innovation it management software development software qaSome will also try to think through every edge case to ensure that designs are fully future-proofed. This is an unrealistic proposition for most teams and people.

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Enterprise Architecture and Agile do muddy the waters of Digital Transformation

IT Toolbox

In " Architecture is Dying – Why EA and Agile isn’t enough to stop Shadow IT ", Barry O'Reilly writes for IASA, " an association for all IT architects ", that "architecture is dying".

Agile holds back the Digital Transformation (?)

IT Toolbox

Enterprise Architecture and Agile do muddy the waters of Digital Transformation. In " Architecturecontinuing from.

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Agile holds back the Digital Transformation (i)

IT Toolbox

Enterprise Architecture and Agile do muddy the waters of Digital Transformation. In " Architecturecontinuing from.

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How to Capture and Manage Technical Debt in Agile Development

Social, Agile and Transformation

In my last post, I suggest teams should target nimble architectures and leverage agile principles that enable iterating on the design. agile planning agile software development it management product management software developmentIf you're concerned about the technical debt accumulated by your organization, then consider developing ways to capture and measure it.

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Five Key Agile Practices to Support Architects

Social, Agile and Transformation

Social, Agile, and Transformation. I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 agile planning.

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Architect Process Agility With BPM Platforms For Digital Business

Forrester IT

Some CIOs and enterprise architecture (EA) pros believe that business process management (BPM) is on the opposite side of agility -- but they don't realize that BPM technology itself is also evolving. Agility-oriented BPM platforms are the foundation of a digital business.

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Anthos Ups Google’s Enterprise Efforts

Forrester IT

age of the customer agile application architecture application development & delivery application infrastructure technologies cloud computing containers enterprise architecture hybrid cloud open source

Winners Of The 2019 Forrester And InfoWorld EA Awards Contest Show EA’s Role In Digital Transformation

Forrester IT

In past Forrester and InfoWorld Enterprise Architecture Awards competitions, we had named themes to align entries and winners to the current needs of modern enterprise architecture (EA) programs.

Enterprise Architecture Awards 2016 — Enterprise Architecture As A Verb, Not A Noun

Forrester IT

The underlying premise is that business leaders are demanding that their business moves faster - everything from updating digital capabilities to bringing more agility in how firms work with customers and suppliers. In theory, enterprise architecture is a key capability to moving faster. This year's Enterprise Architecture Award winners show how. The exact quote from their submission is: "Humana believes enterprise architecture is primarily a verb, not a noun.".

Agile is not the absence of ITIL!

Cloud Musings

The 5 stage framework: Service Strategy, Design, Transition, Operation, and Continual Service improvement allows for structured processes that support Enterprise Architecture, Service Delivery, and Security initiatives. Agile improves the delivery time of an ITIL- inspired service.

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Enterprise Agile: One Size Does Not Fit All

CIO Dashboard

It’s no surprise that agile development software methods are quickly claiming ground over waterfall methods. On the other hand, the evolutionary development approach inherent in agile gives designers more freedom, enabling them to respond to changing needs as they arise. Architecture.

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Scaling Agile for the Enterprise

CIO Dashboard

With the ever-evolving software development landscape, large enterprises are increasingly “going Agile.” While both of these frameworks work well for software development teams, Agile is even suitable for less obvious initiatives, such as transforming traditional marketing.

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Interoperability Clearinghouse Launches "Agile Cloud" Collaboration

Cloud Musings

Brennan, Interoperability Clearinghouse (ICH) Executive Director, kicked off the Agile Cloud collaboration. A key difference between this and other government focused cloud computing efforts is that the Agile Cloud environment will be funded and implemented by industry.

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Are You Agile Enough for Polyglot Programming?

CTOvision

Harper Reed's Amazon Architecture. Luc Perkins (@ lucperkins ) says in his blog that the Obama campaign was unbelievably agile. So rather than using a rigid architecture with fixed standards, he decided to leverage the varied resources of his volunteer. Enterprise Architecture.

EA and Agile do muddy the waters of Digital Transformation (ii)

IT Toolbox

In " Architecture is Dying – Why EA and Agile isn’t enough to stop Shadow IT ", Barry O'Reilly writes for IASA, " an association for all IT architects ", that "architecture is dying".

Transition Now to an Agile Storage Infrastructure or Perish

Data Center Knowledge

Today’s business requirements bring a great opportunity for companies to transition into an agile storage architecture, that will not only meet today’s demands, but also support what’s next to come. Read More. Industry Perspectives

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10 Ways to be More Agile

CIO Dashboard

You might think the word “ agile ” is synonymous with “paralysis” to see some organizations react to the idea of introducing agile development principles to their traditional systems development lifecycle (SDLC). Ways to Increase Agility.

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Measuring Costs in Agile Delivery - Social, Agile, and Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

Social, Agile, and Transformation. I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 Measuring Costs in Agile Delivery. One of the questions I sometimes get on Agile Delivery is on computing actual costs. Use the agile backlog tool to keep a running total of Actual Hours per story.

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ICH Agile Cloud Consortium Completes Successful Event

Cloud Musings

Thank you to all that participated in yesterday''s ICH Agile Cloud Service Catalog event. ICH Agile Cloud is an industry-wide effort targeted at developing an open and inclusive cloud service brokerage environment capable of rapidly provisioning innovative technologies to the US Government on a fee for service basis. Yesterday''s event focused on the development of the Agile Cloud Environment Service Catalog.

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Ushering in the Next Generation Information Architecture

CIO Dashboard

Most of the time, we can attribute this challenge directly to the old fashioned and rigid information architecture foundation that companies have built over the years to enable their data and analytics capabilities. A Next Generation Information Architecture has four key characteristics.

Interoperability Clearinghouse Launches "Agile Cloud" Collaboration

Cloud Musings

Brennan, Interoperability Clearinghouse (ICH) Executive Director, kicked off the Agile Cloud collaboration. A key difference between this and other government focused cloud computing efforts is that the Agile Cloud environment will be funded and implemented by industry.

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How to Define IT Agility?

Future of CIO

IT Agility is a mentality, culture, process, and perspective. Agility is a common business term that is used frequently these days to measure how fast business will respond to opportunities or threats, and enterprises are even having key agility indicators.

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ICH Agile Cloud Consortium Completes Successful Event

Cloud Musings

Thank you to all that participated in yesterday''s ICH Agile Cloud Service Catalog event. ICH Agile Cloud is an industry-wide effort targeted at developing an open and inclusive cloud service brokerage environment capable of rapidly provisioning innovative technologies to the US Government on a fee for service basis. Yesterday''s event focused on the development of the Agile Cloud Environment Service Catalog.

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Strategic Agile Thinking: Balancing Value, Innovation and Research

Social, Agile and Transformation

Social, Agile, and Transformation. I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 agile planning.

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Big Data, Agile, CIO - 2012 in Review

Social, Agile and Transformation

Social, Agile, and Transformation. I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 agile planning.

Simplicity as an Agile Principle

Future of CIO

Agile principle: "Simplicity--the art of maximizing the amount of work not done--is essential." Agile becomes the major software management methodology, Agile principles are also the management philosophy to run the business today.

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How To Get a Team to Think Agile - Social, Agile, and Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

Social, Agile, and Transformation. I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 How To Get a Team to Think Agile. Ive seen this issue before; a team is struggling to move into an agile process. In my case, they are using agile to plan out an architecture.

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With Planning, the Cloud brings Agility and Portability

Eric D. Brown

One of the benefits that has always been used to sell cloud services is agility and responsiveness. There’s no argument that the cloud does provide agility, but if your systems and/or data get stuck within one one provider or cloud type, how much agility do you really have?

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ICH/ITAAC Announces Second Agile Cloud Environment Event

Cloud Musings

The 2nd Agile Cloud Environment event will be held on May 21, 2014 at TIA Headquarters. This event will focus on development of the Agile Cloud Environment Service Catalog. Please join the discussion on the Agile Cloud Environment group on LinkedIn ( https://www.linkedin.com/groups/Agile-Cloud-Working-Group-8103219/about ) ?

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Simple Agile Product Development - Social, Agile, and Transformation

Social, Agile and Transformation

Social, Agile, and Transformation. I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 Simple Agile Product Development. The Technical Lead needs to consult on feasibility, discuss estimates, and define the application architecture. Social, Agile, Transformation Pages.

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Cray Targets Enterprise Big Data with New Open Agile Analytics System

CTOvision

has announced the launch of the Cray® Urika®-GX system -- the first agile analytics platform that fuses supercomputing technologies with an open, enterprise-ready software framework for big data analytics. Cray's Adaptive Supercomputing vision is focused on delivering innovative next-generation products that integrate diverse processing technologies into a unified architecture, allowing customers to meet the market's continued demand for realized performance. Katie Kennedy.

ICH/ITAAC Announces Second Agile Cloud Environment Event

Cloud Musings

The 2nd Agile Cloud Environment event will be held on May 21, 2014 at TIA Headquarters. This event will focus on development of the Agile Cloud Environment Service Catalog. Please join the discussion on the Agile Cloud Environment group on LinkedIn ( https://www.linkedin.com/groups/Agile-Cloud-Working-Group-8103219/about ) ?

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Top Ten Attributes of Agile Platforms

Social, Agile and Transformation

Social, Agile, and Transformation. I cover topics for Technologists from CIOs to Developers - agile development, agile portfolio management, leadership, business intelligence, big data, startups, social networking, SaaS, content management, media, enterprise 2.0 Top Ten Attributes of Agile Platforms. In my last post, I stated that technology teams could achieve a 2X speed to market by leveraging agile platforms. Social, Agile, Transformation Pages.

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Why YOU Should be Driving Digital!

Social, Agile and Transformation

The book covers some of the themes that I've covered here on Social, Agile, and Transformation including agile management, DevOps, architecture, portfolio management, data science, product management, and. about me agile data agile planning cio cmo customer experience data scientist digital transformation innovation organizational change product management

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