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continuous deployment

Continuous Deployment: How It Fits in Your Delivery

As a leader within your organization, you’re excited about the possibilities DevOps provides your team. Faster, more impactful changes mean more direct value delivered to your…

scrum alliance

The Scrum Alliance: What It Is and Why It Matters

Gone are the days when traditional project management helped a company thrive. There was a time when project managers had to create a fixed scope for…

Digital Transformation Strategy

Digital Transformation Strategy: Your 6 Steps for Success

Digital transformation is all the rage these days, and for good reason. From saving costs and increased productivity to happier customers and higher profitability, digital transformation…

andon cord

Understanding the Andon Cord as the Key to Lean Operations

Enhanced productivity with a skyrocketing revenue! Isn’t it every business owner’s dream? Even though that’s the goal of every firm, not all businesses are fortunate enough…

microservices

Understanding Microservices and Their Impact on Companies

“If you went to bed last night as an industrial company, you’re going to wake up today as a software and analytics company.”  This is a…

bimodal it

Bimodal IT: Definition, Implications, and Dangers

When you’ve been using a certain business method for a long time, you don’t start using a new one just because it’s shiny, new, and cool….

lean agile

How Lean and Agile Relate and How You Can Win by Using Both

We often consider lean and agile to be two different methodologies to writing software. However, if we take the principles of lean to heart, we end…

scaled agile framework safe

Scaled Agile Framework Version 4.6: What Is It and Should You Adopt It?

In 2010, leaders of forward-thinking enterprises began asking themselves how they could adopt software development methodologies such as lean, kanban, and scrum on a larger scale….

feature creep

Feature Creep Is a Problem. Learn How to Avoid It

Too much of a good thing will often turn out to be a bad thing, harmful even. Take salt, for instance. Food without salt is tasteless…

scrum vs agile

Scrum vs. Agile: A Detailed Explanation of Their Relationship

Imagine someone walks into your office today and asks point-blank: “scrum vs. agile—which one should we adopt?” What would you answer? Well, as it turns out,…

Burndown Chart

Using a Burndown Chart for Effective Project Forecasting

Agile can come with a lot of confusing words and concepts. We sometimes find ourselves surrounded by odd-sounding words like story points, velocity, WIP, Kanban, and…

configuration management

Configuration Management: What Is It and Why Is It Important?

Configuration management is an increasingly important foundation for a successful tech platform. Good leaders in the tech space will want to know what it takes to…