Scaling Agile: Don’t Copy Spotify; Learn From It! — Part 2

Forrester IT

How can mainstream enterprises successfully adapt an approach from a digital-native unicorn? Check out my video below to learn how the Spotify approach will — or won’t — help your company scale its Agile development.

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Anthos Ups Google’s Enterprise Efforts

Forrester IT

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Scaling Agile: Don’t Copy Spotify; Learn From It! — Part 1

Forrester IT

How can mainstream enterprises successfully adapt an approach from a digital-native unicorn? Check out my video below to learn how the Spotify approach will — or won’t — help your company scale its Agile development. agile application development & delivery AD&D Agile Agile at Scale agile development agile frameworks culture SpotifyWhile you can’t copy culture, there is a lot you can learn from it.

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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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What Drives Agile Teams to Become Agile Organizations

Social, Agile and Transformation

Last week I moderated a panel at nGage's Enterprise Transformation Exchange on Developing an Agile IT Organization: Concepts, Culture and Concerns. CIOs and other IT leaders are looking to agile practices to transform operations, develop new products, about me agile planning agile software development cio digital transformation executive presentations future of work innovation it management organizational change software development

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Cloud, Agile and What Startups Can Teach the Enterprise

CTOvision

Until the Agile Manifesto challenged the accepted waterfall-based development model, software creation borrowed most of its processes from that of hardware. Software engineering is still a young discipline. But those older, hardware-like methodologies failed to take advantage of software’s biggest benefit: that it’s soft. What has emerged in the last 15 to 20 years is […]. CTO News

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7 Lessons on Maturing DevOps in Enterprises

Social, Agile and Transformation

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On An Agile scaling journey ? Take our survey to find out how you are doing.

Forrester IT

This year I'm excited to have my team colleague Amanda joining me in the bi-annual Forrester Agile at Scale Adoption survey. So in addition to successful Agile team practices, alignment with business stakeholders upstream and downstream with testing and operations, we are looking into more Agile at scale issues like budgeting and DevOps. Software development leaders continue to buy into Agile--while they eradicate traditional waterfall style development.

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Agile holds back the Digital Transformation (?)

IT Toolbox

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

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Agile holds back the Digital Transformation (i)

IT Toolbox

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

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Are You On An Agile+DevOps Journey? Don’t Miss Out On Continuous Testing Services!

Forrester IT

The most dangerous parallel initiatives are those where, on one side, they are changing their development teams to become more Agile, but a separate initiative in the same enterprise exists where their Operations folks are running a development and operations (DevOps) transformation.

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9 Reasons Your Enterprise is Not Agile, Yet

CIO Dashboard

Agile, DevOps, Shift-left…we’ve heard these buzzwords to describe evolved software development practices and principles for almost a decade now. Yet, achieving the optimal agile state continues to escape the grasp of the vast majority of businesses. So, why aren’t businesses agile yet?

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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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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 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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Adaptive Enterprises Are Growing At 3x Faster Than Competitors

Forrester IT

Firms need a new formula for success to stay competitive in the age of the customer – agility is not enough. We see many CIOs, and their teams, doubling down on agility as a means to cope with the accelerating pace of business.

Enterprise Agile Practices - Scaling from Teams to Organizations

Social, Agile and Transformation

How do IT departments and software development companies achieve consistency with their agile programs? Agile delivery methods make it easy to start small by winning one sprint at a time, one team at a time, and one product release at a time until organizations develop a rhythm of delivery and drive process improvement through retrospectives and self organization practices.

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Is Your Enterprise Ready for Agile Development? - Social, Agile.

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

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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

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5 Ways to Improve Agile Team Velocity

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

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What Atlassian's Success Teaches us on Agile Business Fundamentals

Social, Agile and Transformation

Is anyone surprised that a SaaS company that provides agile project management tools to software developers, marketers, and enterprises is about to IPO at a $3.3 I'm talking about Atlassian of course and if you've been leading agile practices you know them for their tools like Jira and Confluence that help teams manage agile programs and collaborate. agile data agile planning agile software development digital transformation in the news SaaS

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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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For Digital, discover, streamline and render agile the enterprise before addressing cultural issues (i)

IT Toolbox

continuing from. Culture, a barrier to Digital. McKinsey concludes: "Leaders hoping to strike the right balance have two critical priorities. One is to embed a mind-set of risk taking and innovation through all ranks of the

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Adapt Corporate Finance Practices To Support Digital Transformation

Forrester IT

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On An Agile scaling journey? Take our survey to find out how you are doing.

Forrester IT

This year I'm excited to be teaming up with Diego Lo Giudice on the bi-annual Forrester Agile at Scale Adoption survey. So in addition to successful Agile team practices, alignment with business stakeholders upstream and downstream with testing and operations, we are looking into more Agile at scale issues like budgeting and DevOps. Software development leaders continue to buy into Agile--while they eradicate traditional waterfall style development. Agile survey.

Are You Agile Enough for Polyglot Programming?

CTOvision

Luc Perkins (@ lucperkins ) says in his blog that the Obama campaign was unbelievably agile. Enterprise Architecture. As an enterprise architect, I would never have thought of doing it that way. He employed an agile framework that was modular and very iterative.

Agile Product Owner, What Does the Data Tell You?

Social, Agile and Transformation

Agile Product Development Leveraging Data The number one question that I ask agile product owners these days is simple, "What does the data tell you?" agile planning agile software development big data cio data management data scientist enterprise 2.0 To develop excellent web 2.0 products, it may have been sufficient for product owners to understand workflow needs or to define user pain points that need addressing.

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5 Realities about Agile Cost Savings

CIO Dashboard

Agile is a widely accepted software development methodology that enables organizations to gain a better understanding of their packaged or custom software projects and reduce the overall risk of software development. Agile requires more people to be fully committed to reach decisions quickly.

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We're an Agile Family! - 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

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A New Rhythm In HCM

Forrester IT

Maybe I’ve been in the software world for too long. Or maybe I’m a product of my earlier years. You might remember the old Russian proverb, “Doveryai, no proveryai,” which President Reagan made famous in the context of nuclear disarmament. Translated: “Trust, but verify.”

Agile unlocked: Pivotal uses paired programming and PaaS to bolster cloud app development

Computer Weekly

Digital transformation consultancy Pivotal explains how paired programming, an empathetic work culture and open source PaaS help enterprises achieve their agile software development goals

Can cloud-based ERP buy you business agility?

Computer Weekly

Enterprise applications has evolved into silos of software systems. The cloud is now offering a different approach to ERP

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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. The system includes enterprise tools, such as OpenStack for management and Apache Mesos for dynamic configuration -- all designed to protect customers' investments in the rapidly-changing big data software landscape. Katie Kennedy.

Eight steps to true mainframe agility

IT Toolbox

s Arcati Mainframe Yearbook suggesting that enterprises must quickly and decisively transform their mainframe practices. IT leaders must therefore bring the proven advantages of Agile, DevOps, andCompuware published an interesting article in this year?s The slow, inflexible processes and methods of the past have become intolerable impediments to success in today?s s innovation-centric digital markets.

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Agile, Citizen Development, Innovation, IoT are Keys to Digital Transformation - MIT CIO

Social, Agile and Transformation

Let me share with you some of my key learnings Agile is foundational to transformational efforts. Agile was mentioned by most of the CIO on various panels throughout the day.My agile planning agile software development cio citizen development digital transformation enterprise 2.0 A couple of weeks ago I attended MIT's CIO symposium that focused on Digital.

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