Saying “Yes” is Crippling Organizations

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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.

The Invisible Taxes Organizations Pay

Scrum.org

Organizations are always on the lookout to cut costs and scale back when they have unfavorable reporting periods. These are only marginal to the true savings they could get by removing the ‘invisible taxes’ most organizations are paying without even tracking.

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Organic Apps for iOs & Android

Apiumhub

And adopting an organic food diet is not difficult with the help of technology. There are numerous organic apps that may help you buy organic ingredients or make delicious meals using them, so, we have selected our favourite ten apps that we believe make a difference: .

Calculating The Cost of Software Quality in Your Organization

OverOps

We now turn our attention to what you, as a leader in your organization, can do about it. Calculating these costs serves the purpose of identifying just how much the organization spends to meet the customer’s expectations, and how much it spends (or loses) when it does not.

Architect Your Organization for Effectiveness, Productivity, and Joy

Speaker: Ron Lichty, Consultant: Interim VP Engineering, Ron Lichty Consulting, Inc.

As a senior software leader, you likely spend more time working on the architecture of your systems than the architecture of your organization. Yet, structuring our teams and organizations is a critical factor for success. In fact, the impact of software architecture parallels the impact of organizational structure. We are excited to welcome Ron Lichty, co-author of a seminal book on managing software teams and a well-known speaker, he’ll speak to organizing for effectiveness, productivity and joy.

Three Insights from the World’s Leading IT Organizations

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Agile Q&A: Why do Organizations Adopt Agile?

Agile Alliance

Explore the main reasons organizations adopt Agile and why your organization's rationale for adopting Agile may impact the implementation's success. Framework agile adoption

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Different Organizations, Different DevOps Outcomes

DevOps.com

The post Different Organizations, Different DevOps Outcomes appeared first on DevOps.com. The main motivation behind inventing DevOps platform was to help close collaboration between developers and IT operations.

Scrum will change your organization!

Scrum.org

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!

Organizing Complexity

The Programmer's Paradox

So, the first big thing that would likely increase the likelihood of success would be to carefully organize as much as possible, with well-defined rules, so that any following planning or work went smoothly. In its simplest form, organization is a place for everything and everything in its place. There is a recursive growth problem here too in that the places themselves need to be organized, needing meta-places, etc. Let's say we want to do something massively complex.

Team Leadership in the Age of Agile

Speaker: Roy Osherove, Technology and Leadership Consultant

To do this, you've learned a wide variety of techniques and methodologies - SCRUM, Kanban, TDD, DevOps, self-organized teams, and much more. How to move teams from survival mode, to learning mode, to being wholly self-organized.

Interview: How Open Organizations Facilitate Change

Change Starts Here

In this episode, Jen Kelchner, Founder of LDR21 Change Agency, shares the concept of Open Organizations — those characterized by transparency, adaptability, community, collaboration, and inclusivity — and how they are more conducive to change than traditional organizations.

How to Implement a Successful DevOps Strategy at Your Organization

OverOps

Digital Transformation: Digitally Resilient Organizations

DevOps.com

The post Digital Transformation: Digitally Resilient Organizations appeared first on DevOps.com. While some are growing weary of the term “digital transformation,” the reality is, it’s here to stay. Digital transformation isn’t just a buzzword or a transient phenomenon.

Why does the Scrum Team need Self-Organization?

Scrum.org

To answer the question, let’s go through these two definitions of “Team” and “Self-Organization”. What is Self-Organization? Self-Organization is not something new or created by a human being. In history, the idea brings Self-Organization to teamwork is not something new.

Challenges, Lessons Learned, and Strategies for Modernizing Software

Speaker: Prem Chandrasekaran

A few years ago, Barclays embarked on a journey to migrate its legacy services to a modern tech stack with the objective of achieving a high level of scale, resilience, and reliability. During the incremental, iterative move towards an ecosystem of focused, distributed services, it’s fair to say that the company discovered the challenges of distributing objects. Join us for an episode you can’t miss if you’re finding it a lot harder to architect in practice than in theory, and learn how you can manage the same challenges.

Why Organizations Are Adopting or Avoiding Serverless

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Interview: How to Drive Engagement in Organizations

Change Starts Here

In this episode, Tracy Reznik, Director with Jabian Consulting, shares six elements that drive engagement in organizations. Listen in to learn why engagement is crucial for implementing change, and what you can do to boost engagement for your change initiative.

5 Ways to Get Organized

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How the Organization Can Help Empower the Product Owner Role

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What value can bring a such Product Owner to the customers, users, product, and organization? . For the organization, the decision-making process regarding the product is usually scattered for many roles in the organization, and the huge number of projects. Whole organization.

Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

Why organizations fail

Erik Bernhardsson

Nothing more, nothing less: Incentive problems (agents do not want to act in the organization’s interests).

Motivating, Mentoring and Measuring – Leading Unfamiliar Organizations

General Leadership

I was in charge of an unfamiliar organization, one in whose mission I was not well versed. However, a true leader can be successful in any organization. The difference is the time it takes to build a framework upon which to hang those leadership principles in an unfamiliar organization.

The 5 Levels of Corporate Organization

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Introducing serverless to your organization

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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

Serverless and Containers: How to Choose the Right Application Strategy

Speaker: Tolga Tarhan, Senior Vice President, GM AWS Services at Onica

When it comes to the modern tech stack, one of the fastest changing areas is around containers, serverless, and choosing the ideal path to cloud native computing. How do you as a technology leader point your team in the right direction, especially given how quickly this is evolving?

D&I lessons to learn from top global organizations

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Organization in focus: Google. The organization believes that D&I improves outcomes for its employees, products, and users. The organization collects user feedback from communities to build products with inclusion in mind. Organization in focus: Microsoft .

Four Invisible Dynamics You Must See to Change Your Organization

Change Starts Here

Ever wonder why your organization doesn’t change as much as you expect, despite your best efforts? Your organization is perfectly designed to achieve the results it’s currently getting.

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.

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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.

More Effective Agile Leadership

Speaker: Steve McConnell, CEO, Construx Software

In this talk, Steve McConnell, CEO of Construx Software, distills hundreds of companies’-worth of real-world experience into the proven Agile leadership practices that work best. Steve will seamlessly thread together traditional approaches, early Agile approaches, modern Agile approaches, and the principles and context that underlie them all—creating an invaluable resource for Agile leaders, their teams, and their organizations.

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.

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.

Top Gun Wisdom: Finding the Real Horses in your Organization

General Leadership

Quote from “Top Gun” Every organization has a leader whose job it is to produce results: combat aviators, increased sales, on time deliveries, or increased profits. The post Top Gun Wisdom: Finding the Real Horses in your Organization appeared first on General Leadership.

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

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.

How Will Machine Learning and AI Change My Organization?

Dataiku

Here are the top ways that new technologies will impact your organization (whether you plan for it or not). organization artificial intelligence change managementWhether businesses have a specific aversion to change or they simply find change too difficult to manage, the bottom line is that it holds companies back. Yet in the age of machine learning and AI, change is the new normal that the average enterprise will have to embrace.