Saying “Yes” is Crippling Organizations

Scrum.org

In my experience, the word YES is one of the biggest things holding the organization back from focusing on their desire towards innovation, disruption, agile, or more customer-centric. Giving an early yes and prioritizing commits your organization to something based on today’s needs.

DevOps: Assessing Behavior Flows Through an Organization

DevOps.com

This article explores how information and behaviors in fact “flow” through an organization. The post DevOps: Assessing Behavior Flows Through an Organization appeared first on DevOps.com. I’ll admit it, this article is a little strange. It is an experiment.

Self-organization isn't enough

Ron Jeffries

Scrum is founded in the belief that self-organizing teams can figure out what they need. When true, this is sometimes not sufficient. And sometimes, particularly in software development, it seems not to be true. Dark-Agile Dark-Scrum success Agile-Related certification

The 5 Levels of Corporate Organization

DevOps.com

The post The 5 Levels of Corporate Organization appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs ROELBOB

The Complete Predictive Analytics Lifecycle for Application Teams

Speaker: Sriram Parthasarathy, Senior Director of Predictive Analytics, Logi Analytics

Find out how a real-world application decided what predictive questions to ask, sourced the right data, organized resources, built models, deployed predictive analytics in production, and monitored model performance over time.

Organization

The Programmer's Paradox

Organization applies both to the output, such as the data and code, and to the processes used for all five stages of software development. What is organization? With the first two rules it is clear that to be organized you need to define a rather large number of places and categorize all data and code into 'everything'. Particularly if you have some overwhelming 'philosophy' for the organization. Everything in one place must be 'similar' or it just isn't organized.

Is Your Organization ‘Fit for the Future’?

DevOps.com

Takeaways from a recent conference suggest more work is needed in DevOps adoption among organizations This was a question explored by CIO Platform Nederland and the DevOps Agile Skills Association (DASA) in a recent event I attended, hosted by Transavia.

Introducing serverless to your organization

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Mike Roberts explores ideas for trying serverless as well as a framework for evaluating its effectiveness within your organization. Continue reading Introducing serverless to your organization

Agile Q&A: What is a Self-Organizing, Cross-Functional Team?

Agile Alliance

Learn how project managers accustomed to a more traditional software development environment can adapt to a more Agile approach in this post from the Agile Alliance blog. People agile teams cross-functional teams

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Data Privacy and Compliance at Nonprofit Organizations

TechSoup

I was lucky enough to be in the room at the European Parliament in October 2018 when Apple CEO Tim Cook made an impassioned plea for a federal privacy law in the USA. It was something I thought I would not hear from a Silicon Valley CEO in my lifetime. IT Security Data Management

What Users Want: How and Why to Build Knowledge into Your Product

Speaker: Nils Davis, Principal, NPD Associates

Usage data allows PMs, the product team, and the whole organization to make better decisions. Good usage intelligence gives you the ability to be smarter, more active, more decisive, nimbler, and to minimize risk. But what if you don't have that data - such as before you have users?

Could formjacking affect your organization?

Netskope

The post Could formjacking affect your organization? Threat actors are always one step ahead, so after ransomware and cryptojacking, they have latched to a new, high-return attack: formjacking.

Breaking Down Data Silos in Your Organization

DevOps.com

Today’s organizations can finally use advanced technologies to unlock the true value of all of their data. Even so, many organizations are unable to do this because their […]. The post Breaking Down Data Silos in Your Organization appeared first on DevOps.com.

Creating an Agile Organization

Agile Alliance

This lightning talk covers 12 key areas that should be considered for any Agile transformation at scale and incorporate gaming into the process to make it fun. Process agile transformation

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Organization

The Programmer's Paradox

Benjamin Franklin As Benjamin Franklin pointed out there are two parts to organization. It doesn't matter" is synonymous with "it's not organized". Assuming that lack of documentation equates to lack of organization (and as such it is a free for all) is a common failing amongst inexperienced coders. Things can be organized with having an accompanying manual. Failing to keep a development project organized is the beginning of the end.

Build a Successful and Results-Driven Sales Culture

Speaker: Gary Galvin, CEO, Galvin Technologies

As a leader in your sales organization, it’s incredibly important to have an accurate picture of your team’s revenue, pipeline, and sales activities in order to deliver results. Every business asks the same question: How can we increase revenue?

What DevOps Can Learn from High Reliability Organizations

DevOps.com

High reliability organizations are organizations that work in areas that are very hazardous or complex, and yet manage to have a lower accident rate than what would be normal for that environment.

No Organization is an Island

Agile Alliance

By Jutta Eckstein and John Buck Being connected to society is an essential ingredient to long-term profitability. If a company is not giving back to society, it is likely to be viewed as untrustworthy and distrust will undermine all aspects of the business (including finding talent).

Why Your Healthcare Organization Needs a Proper Disaster Recovery Plan

Storagecraft

Read more » The post Why Your Healthcare Organization Needs a Proper Disaster Recovery Plan appeared first on StorageCraft Technology Corporation. From eCommerce to education, a disaster recovery plan is essential to the survival of any business that stores any amount of data.

Two ingredients for self-organization (no recipe possible though)

Scrum.org

Scrum is based on self-organized teams. Self-organized teams are able to evolve and adapt quicker in today’s highly complex working environments than traditional command-and-control management structures. What is self-organization? Self-organization can’t be imposed on teams.

Monetizing Analytics Features: Why Data Visualizations Will Never Be Enough

But organizations. Guide for Embedding Analytics in Your Software About Logi Analytics Logi empowers companies to embed analytics into the fabric of their organizations and products— enabling anyone to analyze data, share insights, and make informed decisions.

The Agilist’s answer to scaling organizations

Agile Alliance

In this lightning talk Carrie Driscoll discusses the ease of Scrum @ Scale's lightweight approach to organizational Agility. Framework scrum

Peter Senge: How to Overcome Learning Disabilities in Organizations

QAspire

As an organization grows, managing the flow demands work items to move from one team/department to another. Peter Senge , in his book “ The Fifth Discipline – The Art and Practice of Learning Organization ” outlines 7 organizational learning disabilities.

Why Organizations Don’t Learn? #Sketchnote

QAspire

Organizations that don’t learn constantly, adapt continuously and execute relentlessly are more likely to be disrupted by constant change and competition. We have to go beyond formal learning methods if we have to truly build learning organizations in a rapidly changing world.

Why organizations fail

Erik Bernhardsson

Nothing more, nothing less: Incentive problems (agents do not want to act in the organization’s interests). I had this exact theory for many years but wasn’t able to express it in the same eloquent way as above, which is something I copied verbatim from a fantastic paper I just encountered: Why Organizations Fail: Models and Cases.

5 Early Indicators Your Embedded Analytics Will Fail

organization for years. This may sound obvious, but many organizations. Updating your application’s dashboards and reporting features. may feel optional—until suddenly it’s not. Watch for these 5 signs. that you’re at risk for an analytics emergency. Early Indicators. Your Embedded.

How your organization can achieve the ambidextrous advantage

Cutter Consortium

To move toward ambidexterity, organizations use the concept of capability building blocks to determine their desired individual organizational equilibrium. The result of the third step is a transformation roadmap that should speak to your organization and its needs.

Symptoms of Organizations on the Cusp of Change

QAspire

The purpose of an organization is to enable people in doing meaningful work that delivers value to the customers and hence to the business. Organizations start purely with this promise but when they scale, they end up stifling people’s ability to deliver value.

How DevSecOps Will Make Your Organization Future-Ready

The New Stack

However, one of the first mistakes many organizations make is to try to apply their on-premises applications and application development strategies there, too. As organizations adopt a multicloud strategy, the challenge becomes even more complicated.

Organization

The Programmer's Paradox

There is one simple, yet fundamental rule for organization: if someone hasn’t explicitly organized it, then it is disorganized. All of these different aspects need coherent organization. Just because some aspect didn’t require organization when the project was a mere 20,000 lines, doesn’t mean that it won’t when it balloons to a few hundred thousand lines. The only way to tame this rampant complexity growth is via organization.

Why “Build or Buy?” Is the Wrong Question for Analytics

works for some organizations, especially those that. fabric of their organizations and products–enabling. WHY “BUILD OR BUY?” IS THE WRONG QUESTION FOR ANALYTICS Introduction.1 When to Build Your Own Analytics. 2 When to Buy a Bolt-On Solution. 6 When to Take a Combined Approach.

5 ways to improve employee development programs for your organization

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

“Companies that transform their learning and development organizations are not only able to accelerate skills development but also can dramatically improve employee engagement and retention—one of the biggest challenges cited by this year’s respondents.”-

5 Ways to Get Organized

Women on Business

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Organization Culture is a Reflection

QAspire

Trying to change an organization’s culture is much like that too. Culture of an organization is a reflection – a by-product – of what people within the organization do. You cannot change your reflection in the mirror if you want to change how you look and feel about yourself.

What makes a learning organization?

Lead on Purpose

All of … Continue reading → Knowledge Leadership Learning Uncategorized application culture discovery improvement JTBD learners learning organizationAmazon, Intuit, Airbnb, Disney, FedEx and Uber…what do these companies have in common? They know their customers. They don’t just know about their customers, they know why their customers ‘hire’ them and their products to do specific jobs.

New Study: 2018 State of Embedded Analytics Report

By embedding self-service analytics, organizations can empower users to get the information they need. organizations build analytic applications so their users can make decisions and take action immediately. 2018 STATE OF. EMBEDDED. ANALYTICS. REPORT The Sixth Annual Review of Embedded.

Agile Q&A: Is There a Place for Managers in an Agile Organization?

Agile Alliance

Learn how project managers accustomed to a more traditional software development environment can adapt to a more Agile approach in this post from the Agile Alliance blog. People agile development agile teams

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How HackerEarth can help your organizations in Learning & Development

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

“Companies that transform their learning and development organizations are not only able to accelerate skills development but also can dramatically improve employee engagement and retention—one of the biggest challenges cited by this year’s respondents.”-

Disciplines of a Learning Organization: Peter Senge

QAspire

If there is one book that has influenced my business thinking the most, it is Peter Senge’s “ The Fifth Discipline – The Art and Practice of Learning Organization ” and I have referred to it many times over past years on this blog. Creating a Learning Organization: 10 Actions For a Leader.

Four Questions Every CISO at Financial Organizations Should Ask Themselves

Sailpoint

Organizations can also consider using role-based access controls (RBAC) as well as risk-based certifications as another optional technique. Set up measures for removing all access when they leave, which is a critical step that some organizations unfortunately overlook.

The 5 Levels of Analytics Maturity

small improvements…If an organization can systematically combine. FROM BASIC BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE REQUIREMENTS TO. SOPHISTICATED PRODUCT DIFFERENTIATORS Do the analytic offerings in your application make you stand out from the crowd? See where.