The 5 Levels of Corporate Organization

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Scrum will change your organization!

When delivering a Professional Scrum Master training or helping clients creating awesome products with Scrum, some people ask me how to adapt (downgrade) Scrum to make it work in their organizations. My answer is always the same: Scrum will change your 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.

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

How to Package and Price Embedded Analytics

15 Pricing for Value Organizing Your Tiers. to Lift Value and Revenue01 Today’s organizations are embedding analytics in commercial software applications at an exponential rate. This deceptively simple framework is actually a dynamic tool for organizing thinking and.

What DevOps Can Learn from High Reliability Organizations

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.

Breaking Down Data Silos in Your Organization

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

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

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.

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).


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.

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

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 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.”-


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.

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 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.”-

The 30% of Your Organization That Isn’t Agile

Agile Alliance

Michael Ball suggests that applying agile practices to meetings and collaboration outside of development teams is key for organization agility. People

Scrum Mastery: 5 Steps to Leverage the Organization

In our first post, we introduced the 4 dimensions of Scrum Mastery: Team Identity, Team Process, Product Value, and the Organization. In this post, we will explore the Organization dimension. How is the organization enabling you to maximize the benefits of Scrum? . How is the organization holding you back? Organizations want these benefits. However, the organization itself is sometimes not leveraged sufficiently to help Scrum Teams grow.

Organic Event. TheAwards: Best mobile apps in Spain 2018


The 4th edition of the app festival ORGANIC : The App Party took place 15th of November 2018 in Duvet Club Barcelona. Also, this year Pickaso and The Tool , the organizers of the event, introduced TheAwards18: best mobile apps and mobile games in Spain 2018! Organizers: PickAso.

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.

ORGANIC Agility in Discover Germany magazine


The business-oriented magazine Discover Germany just published an article about ORGANIC Agility in its issue 62 of May 2018. The whole issue of Discover Germany can be browsed online , or you can download the PDF with the ORGANIC Agility article

How to Keep Your Company’s Information Organized


The larger that your company grows, the more vital that it is for all the information your company processes to be properly organized at all times. Information organization quality is directly correlated with just how actionable the information is. Accurate information organization puts your company in the best position to develop fully customized white label […]. CTO Cyber Security News Training and Education Business Information assurance Standards organization

Resilient Organizations at Agile Piano Meetup Berlin


In this session, I introduced the foundation of ORGANIC Agility by presenting the 5 core principles, and how they have been successfully or not implemented by some well-known organizations.

Getting the Organization to Buy In to Agility – It’s All About Leadership


One of the key questions is how can leadership implement Scrum at scale and how can they get the organization to buyin to agility. The post Getting the Organization to Buy In to Agility – It’s All About Leadership appeared first on Scrum Inc. Our new joint venture with the Scrum Alliance, Scurm@Scale LLC, recently did training at the Scrum Alliance.


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.

Defending Against Insider Threats, Innovative Organizations Increasingly Rely on Deception


Last year, the Ponemon Institute found 56 percent of organizations have suffered a data breach of some sort that was caused […]. We live in a world where breaches are now inevitable. Few would argue with this statement, yet many enterprises have not adapted their broader cyber security strategy to reflect our new shared reality—the need for cyber resilience.

The Dark Web: Is it a threat to your organization?


As a corporate network admin or security professional, you probably think of yourself as one of the good guys in the cyber world. And that means you probably rarely venture over to the wrong side of the virtual tracks, where the bad guys hang out.

Donald Knuth’s Christmas Tree Lecture on Dancing Links — and Organ Music

The New Stack

According to one biography, Knuth’s father had also played the organ — on Sunday’s Knuth would see his father playing the organ at their church. His house even has a music room with a custom-made, 812-pipe pipe organ.

Mainframe modernization is key: How to make it happen in your organization


But in 2019 it will also be key to your organization's transformation—as long as you take full advantage of the opportunity. In today's era of digital transformation, the mainframe's continuity stands out against a backdrop of near-constant change in global enterprise IT. Enterprise IT, Data Centers, Legacy Code, Modernization, Mainframe

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.

How Well Does Agile Function for Large Organizations


The success of today’s organizations depends on how well they can adapt to the hurricane of changes sweeping across their industry. Many organizations are looking to Agile as the answer. In spite of its popularity, Agile has not been warmly embraced by large organizations.

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Defense in Depth: Protecting the Organization’s Data


Until now, organizations have had to choose between two approaches when implementing data-level protection: passphrases or public-key infrastructure (PKI). Smartcrypt targets protecting the core of an organization's asset: its data. Marty Meehan.

No Organization Can Defend Themselves By Themselves Anymore


One of the facts of modern business and government operations is that no single organization can stand up to cyber threats by themselves.

Scale and Organization

The Programmer's Paradox

Scale is a fundamental factor within organization. If you wanted to organize them, all you need to do is put them on a shelf. For each one of those up-ticks, the previous organization basically failed and an entirely new scheme was necessary. The key to organization is that growth changes it. The larger things get, the more effort required to keep it organized; to keep it usable. As the code grows, the organization of it needs to keep pace with its new size.

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?

Why every organization needs Business Process Management


AIIM ’s Chief Analyst Bob Larrivee believes that Business Process Management has become an important tool for business, but maintains that organizations could still get more out of their BPM systems to make sure all aspects of operations are running at their optimum level. Within every organization there are business processes designed to meet objectives. Organizations have already noted that BPM can help them improve efficiencies, reduce wastage and grow their bottom line.

Discussing large organizations in an Agile HR world


HR Goes Agile is the first conference in South Africa that specifically focusses on the role of HR in guiding and facilitating organizations in becoming agile.

Smart Devices and Services Are Driving Edge Computing. Is Your Organization Ready?

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

The fourth wave of computing is being driven by a combination of forces – organizational demands to increase revenue, profitability, and serve customers better as well as robust use cases that can be solved by the latest technology advances.

Organizations Threatened by Lack of Cybersecurity Talent Available


Data breaches regularly make headlines, and every time a company discovers a weak point in its network, executives scramble to hire people who can find out what went wrong — and fix it. However, that task isn’t as easy as you might think. The fact is, there aren’t enough cybersecurity experts to fill all the […]. CTO Cyber Security News

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?