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Value Stream Mapping

Learn the 10 Key Steps to Value Stream Mapping (VSM) for Software Delivery

A few years back, a large mortgage company was struggling. Their mortgage application process was taking an average of more than three weeks to come to…

Multi-Speed IT

What is Multi-Speed IT and Why Does it Hurt?

When development teams create applications for the banking industry, they might find themselves interacting with systems of record. If they develop for telecom, they might end…

Software Delivery Assurance

The Five Tenets of Software Delivery Assurance

Delivery Assurance isn’t a new concept for companies developing and delivering software. The overarching goal – ensuring that new software is delivered on time and on…

Digital Transformation

Innovate or Die: Software Delivery Innovation to Survive Digital Transformation

When digital disruption thought leaders discuss examples of companies that are innovating, startups are a common choice. For example, the classic story is of Uber’s ability…

Agile DevOps

How to Use Discipline to Achieve Agile DevOps

Despite the promises of DevOps collaboration, software release processes have long been stuck with the myth that IT departments can’t have the best of both the…

Bimodal IT

What is Bimodal IT?

The IT community is constantly searching for ways to deliver on the increasing demand for faster business innovation at lower costs. Agile development processes seem to…

Top 3 Trends in Software Development

Top 3 Trends in Software Development

The reality of modern software development and delivery mean a few things. 1. Software projects are increasingly agile The term “Agile” is often overused, what does…

Software Digital Transformation

Digital Transformation: Become a Technology Powerhouse

Software is eating the world. As companies move forward, they must adjust their business practices by automating manual processes with intelligent software solutions. Classic companies such…

Bridge the DevOps Gap

Bridge the Gap Between Development and Operations (DevOps)

Development teams are “proactive.” Developers create software systems, and they often have an entirely different model of business from the Operations teams. These groups have a…

Benefits of Release Management

Everyone Enjoys the Benefits of Release Management

Large organizations engaged in enterprise-wide release management seldom have a single “enterprise release manager.” Instead of a single, “enterprise-wide” responsibility, most large, decentralized organizations assign responsibility…

Data driven software delivery

System Integration to Achieve Data-Driven Software Delivery

Enterprise software development has undergone a dramatic transformation in the last decade as most companies have transitioned to more iterative, Agile approaches to software delivery. This…

Software Delivery Challenges

Top 3 Software Delivery Challenges that Release Management Solves

Three characteristics drive the need to establish a single system of record. They are all related to the complications that accompany scale. Gaps between Teams Companies…