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Lean Portfolio Management

Lean Portfolio Management: Everything You Need to Know

Managing projects in an agile team isn’t an easy task. Whether it’s SAFe, LeSS, or scrum, the idea is to make the team’s goals easily achievable….

Lead Time vs. Cycle Time: What's the Difference?

Lead Time vs. Cycle Time: What’s the Difference?

A key part of effective agile software team leadership is focusing on the right metrics. There are lots of behaviors that you can measure, but knowing…

The 10 Essential DevOps Metrics That Really Matter

The 10 Essential DevOps Metrics That Really Matter

DevOps is an evolving computing philosophy. What’s clear about the idea is that it concatenates developers with the operational side of software delivery. It’s considerably tough…

SAFe and DevOps

SAFe and DevOps: Why They’re Important and How To Integrate Them

Today, we’re here to talk about the “SAFe DevOps” duo and why it matters so much for enterprise organizations. We’re at a point in history when…

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Plutora Co-Founds VSMC to Help Organizations Deliver Value Through the Advancement of Value Stream Management

Today’s announcement of the Value Stream Management Consortium (VSMC) is an exciting and significant milestone in the evolution of software delivery. The VSMC is being launched…

VSM tools

The Top Value Stream Management Tools

We’re here to talk about value stream management. More specifically, we’ll cover the top value stream management tools that should be on your radar. If you…

SDLC Agile

What Is the Agile SDLC Model? A Detailed Overview

This post is an overview answering a single question: What is the agile SDLC model? You may also be wondering how it works and why you…

Difficulties IT compliance

The Difficulties of IT Compliance and How to Improve

Compliance is increasingly crucial for enterprises today. It’s one of the most important things you have to tackle when building an IT empire, and you need…

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Plutora Recognized as a DevOps Dozen and DevOps Industry Awards Finalist

It’s shaping up to be an exciting and rewarding awards season! We’re honored that Plutora has been recognized as a finalist in two categories in the…

change control process

Change Control Process: An Overview and Three Concrete Steps

Nothing ever goes as planned. A statement most project managers hate to hear, yet sometimes it’s true even for projects that seem too easy to fail….

RAG status

RAG Status and Its Crucial Role in Organizational Leadership

The RAG status of a project or any of its milestones is the level at which resources, like money, time, and talent affect its expected success….

KPIs examples

KPI Examples: 12 Important Ones Across The Entire Org Chart

A key performance indicator (KPI) measures how effective a company’s efforts are at improving their chances of attaining targeted goals. Every time a new target is…