Can your TMS Application Weather the Competition?


The transportation and logistics industry is growing dependent on diverse transportation management systems (TMS). In a competitive transportation and logistics environment, TMS solutions help organizations to meet service commitments at the lowest cost.

How Scalable Connectivity Improves Business Agility


Building a cloud or data transport strategy? Here’s how scalable connectivity could significantly improve the process – and your overall business agility. If business agility is key in this digital era, then implementing an agile network should be a major part of your strategy.

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APIDays Paris: Building Lambdas and Agility in the Land of Sartre

The New Stack

API-centric technology platforms can certainly foster digital transportation, for example, but at the end of the day, technologies are just tools people use to achieve what they want. Instead, organizations need to self-study what they are and how they must change to become agile. “We

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In Conversation with Mike Abell, Senior Vice President for Travel, Transport and Hospitality, NIIT Technologies


NIIT Technologies: The Travel and Transportation sector is growing exponentially around the world. What do you believe is the role of technology in enabling the Travel and Transportation sector to keep up with the increasing number of passengers and their expectations?

New roles emerging as utilities become more data-driven


To meet changing customer expectations and to increase operational efficiency, CDOs are focusing on data analytics at the same time as deploying agile techniques. Digital technologies are also driving a shift to Agile workflows. Agile is no longer an option ; it is a competitive edge.

Why bosses should allow more schedule flexibility


The realities of balancing family, study, and personal obligations with work commitments can be a backbreaking burden when factors such as daycare schedules, after-school activities, medical appointments for aging parents, continuing education requirements, public transportation, long commutes, and other factors are considered. Building agility into the processes often eliminates unnecessary additional supervisor control and oversight.

When was Lars happy?


He is a brilliant programmer, data engineer, agile aficionado and he keeps my argumentation sharp with his analytic abilities. Lars needs to go places and transport things. That’s why Flow Time has arisen on the agile/lean scene. Agile Lean Life of a consultantOne thing that I love in coaching and consulting is when things stick. My way to try to get there is to tell stories (psst - there’s a book on that ) to try to emphasize or bring out certain points.

Muddling Through

The Agile Manager

He oversaw the construction of the 60-foot long Griffon , the first ship ever on the great lakes beyond Ontario; a vessel of that size could transport larger quantities of trade goods than the largest fleet of canoes. Agile Management Strategic IT

Sprint Retrospectives with Kanban

“At regular intervals, the team reflects on how to become more effective, then tunes and adjusts its behavior accordingly” — The Agile Manifesto. A few weeks ago we considered the Agile Manifesto from a lean perspective.


How One Airline Won Customer Loyalty with an API-First Strategy

TIBCO - Connected Intelligence

To do this, the airline implemented an API-led strategy that enabled agile change in order to move faster than their competition, and their customer’s expectations. Reading Time: 2 minutes. Maintaining customer loyalty in the travel industry is no easy feat.

‘Roboats’ are Modular Autonomous Boats That Transform into Dynamic Floating Infrastructure

The New Stack

In a low-lying place like Amsterdam, where fully one-quarter of the city’s thoroughfares are actually water-filled canals, it would make sense to develop transport alternatives beyond the conventional, road-bound car.

Liberating Structures 4 Scrum: Lessons from a One-Day Immersive Workshop

Since the beginning of 2019, the Hands-on Agile meetup in Berlin has been exploring how to apply Liberating Structures to Scrum. At the Hands-on Agile meetups before, we tried as a common theme everyone can relate to Berlin’s public transport system.


How to take machine learning from exploration to implementation

O'Reilly Media - Data

Executive Briefing: Agile for Data Science teams. Transportation and Logistics". Recognizing the interest in ML, the Strata Data Conference program is designed to help companies adopt ML across large sections of their existing operations.

Management 3.0 Practices in Action

Transport. Two and a half years back, when I was a PST aspirant, I had grouped professional friends from different organizations who had common interests in Agility. We were a closed group of 12-15 people from various organizations, and we named our group as Pragmatic Agility Group.


Physical and Digital Tools for Scrum Masters and their Teams

About 40 people gathered at the nlScrum meetup dedicated to physical and digital tools for the agile workspace. Another advantage of these is that they are easy to hide under the tables during presentations or demonstrations and they fold flat for transportation.


The Art of Developer Relations

The New Stack

and a new transport protocol called QUIC (Quick UDP Internet Connection). Welcome to The New Stack Context , a weekly podcast where we discuss the hottest news and views in the scalable IT community.

160+ live online training courses opened for May and June

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Core Agile , May 9. Agile for Everybody , June 19. Core Agile , July 10. Expert Transport Layer Security (TLS) , June 13. Get hands-on training in machine learning, blockchain, cloud native, PySpark, Kubernetes, and many other topics.

Do You Have Micro-Cloud Management Solutions? Visit DIUx Mountain View CA March 31


BACKGROUND – The Army’s inaugural “Innovation Challenge” last May resulted in the purchase of four cutting-edge transportable high performance micro-cloud computing solutions, including two separate awards of $3 million and $1.5 Bob Gourley.

Transparency in Queues

They continue to change their travel plans and don’t sit and wait for the latest transport system to resolve its difficulty and get them back on their journey. We do this a lot in Agile by using Kanban boards to communicate how much work and where it is in the flow.


ITIL 4 Launch and Key Takeaways From Pink19


ITIL 4 updates focus on a higher level of business value, bring a successful framework from previous ITIL editions and expanding a focus on operations as they relate to digital transformation, business integrations, and relationships with agile, DevOps, and lean.

Couchbase’s Ravi Mayuram on the Future of Databases

The New Stack

To create these experiences, enterprises need to leverage data in an agile, responsive, and scalable manner. “Our motto is to develop with agility, deploy anywhere, at any scale,” he said. “And by anywhere I mean bare metal, containers, anywhere and everywhere your data resides.”.

Fed Tech Roundup November 6


Cyber official: IT rulebook revamp overdue, but not agile enough - Mapping the connection between transportation and public health - The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (from and ): Fed Tech Ticker. Northrop Grumman Statement on Boeing's Protest of the Long-Range Strike Bomber Program. What Federal Cybersecurity Can Learn from Football - Nextgov. MacAulay-Brown Inc.

An Agilist at WIRED25, Part 3


This series has been my reflections as an Agile coach and Technologist on that event, which happened in October in San Francisco. Drones, Robots, and Flying Cars (Finally!). Welcome to the third and final installment of this blog series about the WIRED25 festival last year.

How a ‘Zero Trust’ Platform Can Help Solve Service Mesh Challenges

The New Stack

As a means to that end, agile, secure and rapid systems adaptation is highly valued by enterprises hungry to satisfy customer demands. KubeCon + CloudNativeCon sponsored this post, in anticipation of KubeCon + CloudNativeCon NA , Nov. 18-21 in San Diego. Jonathan Holmes.

AIOps: Greater Data Context Can Yield Richer Results

The New Stack

If it’s now difficult to simply transport data from one place to the next, it’s humanly impossible to monitor and manage the data produced from distributed, hybrid, multicloud applications and environments.

Understanding Digital Process Automation (DPA) – The Next Wave of Automation


It is born out of a need for the organizations to be increasingly agile. The most important benefit of DPA is enabling more agile operations, which are majorly, customer-focused and at a lower cost. Digital process automation (DPA) is more than just a mere industry buzzword.

Fed Tech Roundup January 15


NASA Awards International Space Station Cargo Transport Contracts. DHS tries agile approach in Silicon Valley-based R&D effort - Katie Kennedy. The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (from and ): Fed Tech Ticker. US to invest billions in self-driving cars - Los Angeles Times. O'Malley: Upgrade technology to fight gun crimes -

Fed Tech Roundup December 9


Agile comes with pressure and pain - DOT dangles big money to encourage cities' smart transportation efforts - The following are some of the hot topics in the federal technology ecosystem (from and ): Fed Tech Ticker. New technology making drones easier, more affordable - The Boston Globe. Reported bitcoin 'founder' Craig Wright's home raided by Australian police - The Guardian.

How Serverless Platforms Could Power an Event-Driven AI Pipeline

The New Stack

And it can leverage the cloud to maintain agility through continuous development and deployment practices. The robustness of the infra influences how agile you are in pulling data together, and how you can enrich insights from your data.”.

The Hidden Costs of Offshore Development


Agile Teaming. Making your teams Agile is a significant indicator of how easily and readily problems can be addressed in the heat of the software development process. The Hidden Costs of Offshore Development.

What’s Behind a Successful Multi-Cloud Strategy?


They should make it easy to transport workloads wherever they are appropriate to run. The strategy will start to foster an agile development model that not only mitigates risk but also produces cost-savings upwards of 60-65% compared to the standard fare.

3 Types of Cloud Migration Strategies


Lift-and-shift migrations transport an exact copy of the top three layers: application, database and OS layer. A lift and shift from on-premise to cloud hosting also increases agility, simplifying future transformation.

What is Data Engineering: Explaining Data Pipeline, Data Warehouse, and Data Engineer Role


The process of transporting data from sources into a warehouse. There are so many things that can go wrong during data transportation: data can get corrupted, hit bottlenecks causing latency, or data sources may conflict generating duplicate or incorrect data.

Tech News Roundup April 20


Startup Spotlight: Validated lets retailers reimburse parking and transportation costs for customers. Free webinar series: ‘Agile for the Government Project Manager’. Katie Kennedy. The following are some of the hot topics we are tracking in the technology ecosystem: Technology Ticker. Ondo 2016: Next Governor Must Come From South-Senatorial District – PDP Youths - Leadership Newspapers. Video: SpaceX Falcon booster comes full circle to Cape Canaveral after landing.

How Use Cases Help Sell Digital


Hyperscale and multicloud platforms are increasingly viewed as central to this transformation because they enable agile IT architectures, business and partner ecosystems, and IT and LOB empowerment. This post originally appeared on IDC’s UK Blog, and concentrates on European data.

Why Serverless Is the Uber of Infrastructure

The New Stack

A colleague recently drew an interesting analogy between the evolution of application infrastructure and consumer transportation. NS1 sponsored this post. Jonathan Sullivan.

3 Cloud Native Challenges to Address Now: Culture, Code and Cloud

The New Stack

Cultural change isn’t easy, but the result is a way of working that improves everything from agility to reliability. This post is the first in a series sponsored by Oracle to outline the top cloud native challenges and how best to address them.

A Successful API Strategy Needs a Digital Supply Chain and a Thriving Ecosystem 

The New Stack

It is not surprising, then, that many organizations focus their digital product management practices on the relatively mature field of software engineering — especially the Agile and Lean schools of thought. Matt McLarty. Matt McLarty leads API Strategy for MuleSoft, a Salesforce company.

It’s Time for Data Historians to Become … History


The result is that AI/ML capabilities can be crafted on backend IT systems by data scientists and engineers and then transported and run in the OT environment by developers and front-end OT engineers, providing a new and modern way of interacting with your company’s data to generate improved outcomes. Actian can help you develop the technical foundation needed to support true business agility.

The IBM Press Release on Spark That Every Tech Leader Should Read


Spark has grown quickly in popularity among developers and data scientists as an essential platform for helping organizations more easily integrate Big Data into applications, and is quickly gaining momentum with IBM clients looking to transform business decision-making: Real-time transportation planning software from Optibus is changing the way public transport is organized. Spark is agile, fast and easy to use. IBM just announced a major new push around Apache Spark.