menu

Category: Value Stream Management

Level up with industry-leading research and insights

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….

Time to Value

Understanding, Measuring and Improving Time To Value (TTV)

The aim of every business, product, or service is to provide value to its customers. The business value refers to the benefits or unique selling propositions…

The Value Chain Model, Explained Simply and With Detailed Examples

The value chain model comes to life at the very moment you think of a product and expires at the moment a happy customer holds the…

Digital twin

Digital Twin: What It Is and How It’s Driving the Future of IT

We’re moving deeper into the fourth wave of the industrial revolution—or Industry 4.0, as some call it. To this end, we’re seeing rapid advancements taking place…

Agile Project Management

Agile Project Management: The Battle-Tested Field Guide

Software projects differ from projects in other engineering disciplines. For instance, if you think about a construction project that’s late and off schedule, you’ll (rightfully) think…

Plan-Do-Check-Act_ Understanding and Applying PDCA

Plan-Do-Check-Act: Understanding and Applying PDCA

The world of business transforms at the speed of light. Businesses try to define new processes and improve existing ones. However, what works and what doesn’t…

Tech debt

Tech Debt: A Thorough Explanation and Guide to Fixing It

Technical debt is an incredibly useful metaphor in software engineering. It can encourage meaningful conversations about the trade-offs and hard choices that are part of the…

Digital Transformation in Depth: A Savvy Leader’s Guide

Digital Transformation in Depth: A Savvy Leader’s Guide

Over the past decade, the term digital transformation has become a familiar buzzword, especially for “traditional” businesses. With cutthroat disruption from new technologies-based start-ups, businesses have…

Process improvement

Process Improvement: The Leader’s Manual for How to Achieve It

Just being a software engineering company isn’t enough nowadays. You need to be a high performing software company. But organizations often struggle to implement changes that…

What Is Business Intelligence? An IT Leader's Complete Guide

What is Business Intelligence? An IT Leader’s Complete Guide

Business intelligence is one of those domains that have a slightly different definition depending on who you talk to. End users might think about the reports…

A Getting-Started Guide To IT Project Management

A Getting-Started Guide to IT Project Management

The whole world is depending on IT today. Even non-IT industries like medicine, defense, and transportation are relying on IT to make their operations and tasks…

wsjf

Weighted Shortest Job First: Using and Calculating WSJF

Weighted shortest job first (WSJF) acts as a model to prioritize a stream of tasks. For example, a DevOps team often manages multiple initiatives or projects….