CEOs And Software

Forrester IT

Hammond Summary What if CEOs — not software development and delivery leaders or CIOs — held the keys to the fast, high-quality software delivery that is so crucial to digital business? Many software leaders tell us […

Software-Powered Consulting Services

Forrester IT

Advanced firms use software products and services as a driver of revenue […]. As firms mature their digital capabilities, digital executives move beyond simply adding digital bolt-ons to the existing business model.

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CEOs Own Software Competency — And The Structure Of Innovation Delivery

Forrester IT

World-class innovation delivery requires weaving together three foundational realities: “Software is eating the world.” Marc Andreessen famously said this in a 2011 essay in The Wall Street Journal. It was true then, and it’s all the more true today.

Software Delivery Management: ERP for IT redux?

Forrester IT

One thing that stood out was CloudBees’ advocacy of a new market concept, Software Delivery Management (SDM). I attended Jenkins World in San Francisco couple weeks back.

An Adult Conversation About Estimates

Speaker: Beekey Cheung, Software Consultant, Professor Beekums, LLC

Estimates are a contentious topic in software development. Most of our development teams hate providing estimates and many managers are starting to view them as unnecessary. As senior software leaders, how can we determine whether estimates are helpful or harmful to our teams? We are excited to be joined by Beekey Cheung, a software consultant and blogger known as Professor Beekums, who has helped many leaders and teams go from fearing estimates to using them appropriately. He'll walk us through the value of estimates, how to overcome the hesitancy many have in giving them, and how to provide better estimates.

GE Announces New Industrial IoT Software Business

Forrester IT

With GE establishing a new stand-alone software business, we examine what it means for existing and potential customers of GE Digital and for GE. What we know: December 13th 2018 – GE announces the formation of a new industrial IoT software business with $1.2bn in revenue (based on GE Digital sales). digital business digital disruption internet of things (IoT) IoT software platforms

How to Architect Your Software Career

CEB IT

Frank is a software professional working for a large financial services firm. The post How to Architect Your Software Career appeared first on Smarter With Gartner. Digital Business app development application architect applications careers in information technology IT careers IT skills mobile applications developer software architect software developer software development software engineer career path software engineers

Calling CEOs: Your Software Teams Need You — Now

Forrester IT

Our research indicates that software delivery success depends on the CEO’s active leadership of strategy, culture, and metrics. application development & delivery digital business CEO digital software software developmentThat’s right: CEOs, not just CIOs. This video explains what CEOs should do. For more, see our blog.

Predictions 2020: More Changes For Software Development

Forrester IT

The world of software development will see big changes. Learn Forrester Research's top 5 predictions for the software development market in 2020. application development & delivery chief information officer (CIO) Information Technology low-code platforms prediction promoted

Install New ConfigMgr Software Update Role Setup Guide|SUP|SCCM

Anoop

Let’s go through Install New ConfigMgr Software Update Role Setup Guide. In this blog, I have detailed steps to configure the First (Upstream) Software update Role (SUP) role installation for Configuration Manager. You have to Install WSUS for ConfigMgr Software Update Point Role.

Version 1 Software: Don’t Go Chasing Waterfall

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I’ve been managing software development projects since the pre-internet digital dark ages. Over time I’ve seen software development process change as much as software languages and tools. News Tech Advice outsourcing software startup

Architect Your Organization for Effectiveness, Productivity, and Joy

Speaker: Ron Lichty, Consultant: Interim VP Engineering, Ron Lichty Consulting, Inc.

As a senior software leader, you likely spend more time working on the architecture of your systems than the architecture of your organization. Yet, structuring our teams and organizations is a critical factor for success. In fact, the impact of software architecture parallels the impact of organizational structure. We are excited to welcome Ron Lichty, co-author of a seminal book on managing software teams and a well-known speaker, he’ll speak to organizing for effectiveness, productivity and joy.

5 Employee Training Management Software that You Must Consider

Kitaboo

Why should you even consider investing in a fancy employee training management software when you can easily stick to your traditional employee training methods (read – classroom training) without having to break a sweat! Kitaboo Insight - Employee Training Management Software.

Industrial IoT Software Platforms Rise Above Just Connecting Things

Forrester IT

Over the past few months, I have been working with my US-based colleague, Michele Pelino, to analyse the industrial IoT software platforms that are so central to this […].

DX Platform: Strategy, Software, or both?

Forrester IT

In the past two business days, my colleagues and I have published the Q3, 2019 iterations of our Digital Experience Platform NowTech and Wave (big sigh of relief, and huge thank you to everyone who supported this research!).

Software Acquisition and Practices in Government: Build or Buy?

CTOvision

This post is the next in our series focusing on building vs buying software for government uses. The issue of building or buying software for government uses is one of the oldest discussion topics […].

Attunity: Big data management software

CTOvision

Attunity is a leading provider of big data management software solutions that enable access, management, sharing and distribution of data, including Big Data, across heterogeneous enterprise platforms, organizations, and the cloud. Research Team.

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your ABM Strategy

For marketing teams to develop a successful account-based marketing strategy, they need to ensure good data is housed within its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software. More specifically, updated data can help organizations outline key accounts for their campaigns. And to begin the targeting process, marketing teams must develop an Ideal Customer Profile (ICP) with appropriate firmographic and behavioral data to ensure they’re going after the correct audience.Download this eBook to learn how to start improving your marketing team's data!

Why Now Is The Perfect Time To Negotiate Cost Reductions With Software Vendors

Forrester IT

For companies looking for short-term cost reductions during the economic slowdown, negotiating lower prices on software contracts with vendors can provide much-needed relief.

SCCM Third-Party Software Updates Setup Step by Step Guide Post 1

Anoop

SCUP helped many of us to deploy third-party software updates for many years. Let’s dive into the SCCM third-party software updates setup. Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link].

Implications Of A Buyers’ Market For Enterprise Software, 2020–2030

Forrester IT

As global enterprise spending on software surpasses the $1 trillion mark in the coming decade, the growth rate of software spending will slow to 4% per annum from 7% historically. A buyers’ market for enterprise software will emerge. More choices, more transparency, and more interoperability will result in unprecedented choice for enterprise software buyers, who […].

The Next Decade Of Software Spending: A Paradox

Forrester IT

If software is “eating the world,” in the words of Marc Andreessen, the world also has a reciprocal appetite for software. From 2020 until 2030, Forrester estimates that global software spending by businesses will climb from $920 billion to north of $1.3 Software will continue to spread, mediating, recording, and enabling more users, transactions, […].

More Effective Agile Leadership

Speaker: Steve McConnell, CEO, Construx Software

In this talk, Steve McConnell, CEO of Construx Software, distills hundreds of companies’-worth of real-world experience into the proven Agile leadership practices that work best. Steve will seamlessly thread together traditional approaches, early Agile approaches, modern Agile approaches, and the principles and context that underlie them all—creating an invaluable resource for Agile leaders, their teams, and their organizations.

Boundless: Commercial open source geospatial software

CTOvision

Boundless develops and supports powerful software for enterprise Spatial IT applications. The post Boundless: Commercial open source geospatial software appeared first on CTOvision.com. Company Infrastructure Companies Boundless Open Source Open source software

Install WSUS for ConfigMgr Software Update Point Role | SUP | SCCM

Anoop

In this post, you shall learn how to install WSUS for ConfigMgr Software Update Point (SUP). The post Install WSUS for ConfigMgr Software Update Point Role | SUP | SCCM appeared first on SCCM|Intune|WVD|Azure| Windows by Anoop C Nair. Subscribe YouTube Channel [link].

Video Presentation on Abusing Software Defined Networks

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See the video at this link and embedded below: Im a huge fan of Software Defined Networking (SDN) and so many other related applications of advanced enterprise tech. CTO Cyber Security Video software defined networking

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SCCM Third-Party Software Updates Troubleshooting Part-2

Anoop

Microsoft has added the outstanding feature “Third Party Software Updates” in SCCM, but still, you have some dependency on SCUP, or you say it as Update Publisher. SCCM Third-Party Software Updates Setup Step […]. Subscribe YouTube Channel [link].

Team Leadership in the Age of Agile

Speaker: Roy Osherove, Technology and Leadership Consultant

As a senior software leader, you spend much of your time trying to optimize your team's performance – from increasing delivery rate and velocity to reducing defect rates and waste. However, as software leaders, we often find that as we go to implement these approaches, we feel stuck.

Windows 10 Software Update Patching Options with Intune WUfB

Anoop

In this post, you will get more details about Windows 10 Software Update Patching Options with Intune. Microsoft Software Update Patching process for Intune admins. Introduction Software update deployment with IntuneMicrosoft Intune provides […].

7 Ways to Improve Software Maintenance

Information Week

Here are some approaches and steps organizations can take to perform software maintenance while creating as much time as possible for new software development

FIX Software Center Crash Error SCNotification Has Stopped Working|SCCM |ConfigMgr

Anoop

How to FIX Software Center Crash and Error SCNotification Has Stopped Working on Windows 10 devices. Introduction: We have seen this issue when opening software center, it crashes with below error. Subscribe YouTube Channel [link]. and Facebook Page to get latest updates. link].

The New Business of AI (and How It’s Different From Traditional Software)

CTOvision

Read Martin Casado and Matt Bornstein write about AI-centric businesses face scaling challenges and lower gross margins due to high compute usage and ongoing human support compared to traditional software firms on Andreessen Horowitz : At a technical level, artificial intelligence seems to be the future of software.

The Product Dev Conundrum: To Build or Buy in a Digital World?

Speaker: Mark Ridley, Owner and Founder, Ridley Industries

Any PM or technical leader who’s led the charge of building a digital product knows that product engineering is one of the most expensive elements of business. In most cases, actually building software should be the last avenue that companies explore to deliver great products, as software engineering, data science and product development are complex, uncertain and hard to manage.

Democratized Software: Empowering the Business

Information Week

We are witnessing the next wave of software; one that democratizes its use and allows all parts of a business to participate in making it work

How Can an Employee Onboarding Software Fill Your Orientation Gaps?

Kitaboo

What is an Employee Onboarding Software? An Employee Onboarding Software is a tool that helps employers to facilitate a smooth hiring process for new employees. Why Do Companies Need an Employee Onboarding Software? Given below are the benefits of using an onboarding software-.

List of Free SCCM Catalogs for Third-Party Software Updates

Anoop

I have explained third-party software updates setup in the previous post. In this post, I will provide you a list of free third-party software update catalogs (Free SCCM Catalogs). Partner Catalogs Vs. Custom Catalogs There are two types of catalogs in SCCM third-party software updates.

2019 Saw Industrial IoT Software Platforms Get Richer

Forrester IT

My colleague Michele Pelino and I published “The Forrester Wave™: Industrial IoT Software Platforms, Q4 2019” recently, and we’ll be discussing the findings in more detail in a webinar on 30 January.

Shape Shift Your Retail Offer With Software Defined Stores

Forrester IT

We’ve all learned about the advantages of software defined infrastructure. But what about using software to define, and remotely manage, store infrastructure and applications? We don’t think twice about network or desktop virtualization. Think about the rise of pop up stores or the rapid proliferation of store banners as retailers shape shift in anticipation of […]. age of the customer

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Software Architecture Conference, March 16-19, 2015 Boston, MA (20% Discount Code)

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The O''Reilly Software Architecture Conference is a new event designed to provide the in-depth professional training that software architects and people working on software architecture need to support the success of their businesses. By Bob Gourley.

Can Auto CIOs Transform Their Companies Into Software Companies?

The Accidental Successful CIO

The best auto software will determine who controls the future of cars Image Credit: Mirko Tobias Schäfer. Software. More and more the cars that we drive are being controlled and run by software. The post Can Auto CIOs Transform Their Companies Into Software Companies?

Slow Software and latency issues

CTOvision

We all have a sense for when software annoys us with delays. What feels “slow” to users? But to get a better handle on this problem, we’ll complement these intuitions with academic research that answers the question rigorously. Perceived speed is all about latency. Comparing the “what feels slow” findings from academia with measurements of real-world […]. CTO News

Understand The eSourcing Software Provider Landscape

Forrester IT

Sourcing software helps firms create, organize, and manage sourcing events that will allow them to get the best deals on direct materials, indirect materials, and services. Generally, eSourcing software vendors fall into one of three market segments — source-to-contract suite vendors, eSourcing specialists, and industry/geographic sourcing platforms — and should be evaluated by their size, […].

Don’t Buy Software Without A Services Partner At The Table

Forrester IT

Only great implementation can bring great software to life, which means that business and technology leaders need their service providers and software vendors to work brilliantly together. You need them both to sit at the table when you’re making a decision or negotiating a contract, or you risk a “he said-she said” disconnect. That’s always […]. age of the customer