2020 & Beyond: Planning Your Organization's Innovation Program

Sara Husk

Saying “Yes” is Crippling Organizations


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


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.

Three Insights from the World’s Leading IT Organizations


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The Science of High-Impact Experimentation

Speaker: Holly Hester-Reilly, Founder and Product Management Coach, H2R Product Science

Why does the Scrum Team need Self-Organization?


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.

Calculating The Cost of Software Quality in Your Organization


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.

Different Organizations, Different DevOps Outcomes


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.

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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!

Digital Transformation: Digitally Resilient Organizations


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.

Design and Run Experiments That Actually Progress Your Business

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

How to Implement a Successful DevOps Strategy at Your Organization


The 5 Levels of Corporate Organization


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5 Ways to Get Organized

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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

What Is (and Isn’t) Product Management?

Speaker: Steve Johnson, VP of Products, Pragmatic Institute

DevOps: Assessing Behavior Flows Through an Organization


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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Why Organizations Love Data like Pizza

TIBCO - Connected Intelligence

Organizations Love Data, Too. For organizations, this is especially so, because data-driven insights are critical to their customer engagement, product innovation, and process optimization success. Nearly everyone loves pizza.

How the Organization Can Help Empower the Product Owner Role


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.

How Organizations Benefit from AWS App Patterns


As a startup, an organization thrives by breaking rules, challenging the status quo and standing for all that is against the norm. The same rules don’t apply once the same organization grows, matures, becomes popular, gains a long list of clients and expands to a global footprint.

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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.

Why organizations fail

Erik Bernhardsson

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

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.

Is Your Organization ‘Fit for the Future’?


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.

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

The Complete Predictive Analytics Lifecycle for Application Teams

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

How Will Machine Learning and AI Change My Organization?


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.

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

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.

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

Your Post-Launch Toolkit for Understanding Your Users

Speaker: Brittney Gwynn, former Director of Product, Simple Health

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.

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 DevOps.com.

Targeted Ransomware: Proliferating Menace Threatens Organizations


With several new targeted ransomware groups emerging over the past two years, the number of organizations being hit by targeted ransomware attacks has multiplied

How to Boost Your Website Traffic Organically

Strategy Driven

Sure, you can engage in paid advertising like pay-per-click and search engine marketing, but there are plenty of excellent SEO strategies that can help boost your website traffic organically. Here is a how-to guide on how to boost your website traffic organically.

The Magic of Intent: Start Knowing The Goals of Your Users

Speaker: Terhi Hanninen, Senior Product Manager, Zalando, and Dr. Franziska Roth, Senior User Researcher, Zalando

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


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

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

Building data science capacity in your organization

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Continue reading Building data science capacity in your organization Shingai Manjengwa shares insights from teaching data science to 300,000 online learners.

Potholes in your Roadmap and How to Fill Them

Speaker: Hope Gurion, Product Coach and Advisor