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.

How to manage a program in a product-mode organization

Martin Fowler

My colleagues often talk about the important advantages of organizing a software development organization using products rather than projects. While this is an effective organizational approach, it does have its downsides.

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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.

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.

Three Insights from the World’s Leading IT Organizations

DevOps.com

The post Three Insights from the World’s Leading IT Organizations appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs DevOps Culture DevOps Practice Enterprise DevOps Leadership Suite digital business digital leaders digital leadership IT leaders IT organizations Shadow IT technology leaders

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.

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How to Implement a Successful DevOps Strategy at Your Organization

OverOps

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!

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.

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.

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.

How the Organization Can Help Empower the Product Owner Role

Scrum.org

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.

5 Ways to Get Organized

Women on Business

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Build Agile Organization Lessons Learned from Aikido – Marc Gong

Agile Alliance

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

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

The 5 Levels of Corporate Organization

DevOps.com

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

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

Why organizations fail

Erik Bernhardsson

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

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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More Effective Agile Leadership

Speaker: Steve McConnell, CEO, Construx Software

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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).

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.

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.

Targeted Ransomware: Proliferating Menace Threatens Organizations

Symantec

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

Flip Your Organization Chart

N2Growth Blog

Do you know what everyone in your organization does? Just as I turned that picture over to see it more clearly, I recommend you flip your organization chart to see it for what it really is. You’ll rediscover what the organization was designed to do and test the necessity of the ancillary functions. It reminds you that most of the organization was designed to support critical functions that existed long before anyone said, “I think we need a CEO.” By Brian Layer.

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.

The Six Principles of Persuasion

Speaker: Michael Carducci, CTO, Mago:Tech