Sustainability and Agile

Agile Alliance

Sustainable development has always been in the Agile Principles, and, though this was mainly focused on creating a consistent pace of value delivery by not pushing humans too quickly, it also applies to the larger picture of how we work to benefit the ecosystem we deliver to. Business agile sustainability

Sustainability: Key to Success

Agile Alliance

Process organizational design sustainabilityThis entry was written as part of the Supporting Agile Adoption program, an Agile Alliance initiative dedicated to supporting organizations and their people become more Agile. When the Supporting Agile Adoption workgroup met for a workshop in Stockholm in December, we started out by sharing our top insights from the year. This post reflects my … Continued.

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Capitalizing on ESG – The Business Case for Sustainability

IDC

Sustainability has become a CEO/CFO-level topic for most organizations around the world. Explore the strategic character of ESG and how sustainability affects the entire enterprise. Leadership Strategies corporate responsibility ESG featured sustainability

Sustaining Change Beyond Implementation

Change Starts Here

At the Ten Ways Change Gets Stuck webinar earlier this week, I polled the audience to see which of the ten ways they felt were most likely hindering their current change initiative. The top result: A whopping 63% of webinar attendees said Focus on Implementation was holding them back. Focus on Implementation means you’re checking […]. Change Management

How To Launch A Feature To Maximize Growth

Speaker: Brian Balfour, CEO, Reforge

Have you ever been part of a launch that, despite everyone's hard work, was more like a balloon deflating than a rocket taking off? It turns out that some of the most popular product and feature launch tactics can be counterproductive to achieving sustainable growth. Brian Balfour, Founder and CEO of Reforge, has taken a close look at these practices to figure out just why they can slow - or even hurt - growth. Now, he has a repeatable model for you to use in your next launches to get the growth you're looking for.

Growth vs. Sustainability

DevOps.com

The post Growth vs. Sustainability appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs ROELBOB

Small Business and Sustainability

Women on Business

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Starting and Sustaining Your Technical Career in a Pandemic

Agile Alliance

As a result of the pandemic, many technologists are unexpectedly job searching. The process of seeking a new role can be unsettling and anxiety-inducing. The recruiting process is often opaque to job seekers. How can you get noticed by a technical recruiter or hiring manager? What can you do to increase your chances of lining … Continued. subscriber

Sunflower Lab Named in Top 100 Companies in the World for Fastest Growth + Sustained Growth

Sunflower Lab

Sunflower Lab Makes Clutch’s Top 100 List of Fastest Growing + Sustained Growth Software Development Companies in the World. They called our offices to tell us that we had just been named one of the top Clutch 100 fastest growing firms and the Clutch 100 sustained growth firms!

Sustaining machine learning in the enterprise

O'Reilly on Data

Continue reading Sustaining machine learning in the enterprise Drawing insights from recent surveys, Ben Lorica analyzes important trends in machine learning.

Digital Transformation Focused on Sustainability

Cloudera

This represents an aspect of food quality that contributes to the well-being of the community by discouraging the growth of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, a notion that aligns with The United Nations’ 2030 agenda for sustainable development (specifically, “Good health and well-being” and “Responsible consumption and production”) exhibited at the right. Sustainable development benefits corporations that embrace it as well as benefitting the world-wide community.

Sustainable TDD: Part 2

Net Objectives

So, when the team adopts TDD, it is understandable that attention is paid to the level of resource needed to sustain it over time. It’s not uncommon for project managers to notice, as the project grows, that the … Continue reading "Sustainable TDD: Part 2". Project managers have to balance resources. Spending them on one thing means not spending them on another.

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How Everyone in Leeds Can Learn to Become More Sustainable

Strategy Driven

It’s true that this isn’t new information, but some people may find it hard to adopt a more sustainable option, especially since you are always surrounded by plastic, use cars as a mode of transportation, rely on electricity and so on. Sustainable Fashion.

Sustainable TDD: Part 3

Net Objectives

So, if errors creep into the test … Continue reading "Sustainable TDD: Part 3". TDD depends on a strong connection between the automation of the test suite and the system itself. The suite should record the specification that is implemented in the system, and the connection allows this to be confirmed at any point. The problem is automated tests pass by default. Audio Available TDD

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Sustainable TDD: Part 1

Net Objectives

We write the test … Continue reading "Sustainable TDD: Part 1". TDD is typically part of an agile process. This means that we embrace change, that new requirements flow into the team’s work either on a time-boxed pulse, or through some kind of pull system (like Kanban). In TDD, a new requirement always starts out as a new, failing test or “specification.” Audio Available TDD

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Article: Shifting Modes: Creating a Program to Support Sustained Resilience

InfoQ Articles

The second article in a series on how software companies adapted and continue to adapt to enhance their resilience explores how organizations can shift to a Learn & Adapt safety mode and compares the traits of an organization that is well poised for successfully persisting this mode shift.

Sustainable Digital Transformation

Dzone - DevOps

Compared to 10 years ago, we have come a long way in terms of technology and software, but the question is, has the customer experience improved as much as our technology has? and if the answer is no, why? Digital transformation for many organizations, especially for banks and financial institutions, means better customer experience through innovation and rapid development of new products and services, with a lower cost of creating that experience, every year.

Leadership Formula for Sustained Results

Let's Grow Leaders

The post Leadership Formula for Sustained Results appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. The four-step cadence that forms the backbone of your leadership credibility, influence, and keeps you and your team focused on results. The four-step cadence that forms the backbone of your leadership credibility, influence, and keeps you and your team focused on results. Podcast accountability celebration expectations leadership management results

Simple, scalable, and sustainable: A methodical approach to AI adoption

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Continue reading Simple, scalable, and sustainable: A methodical approach to AI adoption Rajendra Prasad explains how leaders in large enterprises can make AI adoption successful.

Article: Meeting the Challenges of Disrupted Operations: Sustained Adaptability for Organizational Resilience

InfoQ Articles

The first article in a series on how software companies adapted and continue to adapt to enhance their resilience starts by laying a foundation for thinking about organizational resilience.

Creating Effective and Sustainable Growth Practices

Modus Create

However, creating sustainable growth, especially in the rapidly changing environment we are facing today, requires a holistic understanding of your unique growth levers, as well as focus, robust processes, rigorous data analysis, and ultimately patience and persistence. Using data and analytical rigor to hone in on the most important levers and opportunities, as well as always looking for the leanest way to test our hypothesis will also help ensure sustainable success.

How to Build Open Source Sustainability

The New Stack

Open source sustainability and all these questions were on the table when The New Stack Editor in Chief Alex Williams sat down at our first The New Stack Makers podcast from the KubeCon + CloudNativeCon and Open Source Summit last month from Shanghai, China. In This Episode: 1:26: What sustainability means. 16:20: Compelling sustainability to avoid burnout. The post How to Build Open Source Sustainability appeared first on The New Stack.

Up-grade And Concurrent Reinvention For Sustainability And Growth

CEO Insider

License and Republishing: The views expressed in this article Up-grade And Concurrent Reinvention For Sustainability And Growth are those of the author Vikas Chadha alone and not the CEOWORLD magazine. We have reached the Sixth month since the advent of COVID 19. January the world realized the deadly Virus but the initial response was of ignoring the issue and the feeling that this will be localized and eventually go away.

Three Essential Components of Small Business Sustainability Strategies

CEO Insider

Small business sustainability strategies don’t just promote energy efficiency and social responsibility. Sustainability requires a balance of tactics. They can improve a brand’s reputation, particularly with younger, socially conscious consumers. They can also help organizations strengthen their position in the marketplace. It involves reducing a business’s carbon footprint and maintaining long-term operational and financial health. It’s much […]. CEO Insider

Sustainability – the word on everyone’s lips…

Capgemini

The ever-growing discussions on sustainability in the news, on social media, and in everyday conversation shows that sustainability is not a passing fad, but a trend to be taken seriously. Not only are they providing durable, eco-friendly and recycled products, [1] but are moving away from the traditional business models, to sustainable ones. Well, fortunately for the planet, consumer demand for sustainable products is growing at an unprecedented pace.

How companies are building sustainable AI and ML initiatives

O'Reilly on Data

In 2018, we decided to run a follow-up survey to determine whether companies’ machine learning (ML) and AI initiatives are sustainable—the results of which are in our recently published report, “ Evolving Data Infrastructure.”. Companies are building or evaluating solutions in foundational technologies needed to sustain success in analytics and AI. Continue reading How companies are building sustainable AI and ML initiatives

Profit Sharing Creates Sustainable & Independent Open Source

Modus Create

Sustainable Projects are Independent. OSS adopters, especially Enterprise users, depend on sustainable projects. Sustainability is measured not only by the ability to fund engineering, but also the independence in decision making. The post Profit Sharing Creates Sustainable & Independent Open Source appeared first on Modus Create. More and more, Open Source Software (OSS) is powering the world.

Why Sustainable Growth Matters to Entrepreneurs

Women on Business

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Creating A Corporate Culture Of Sustainability

Strategy Driven

Sustainability isn’t just a crusade for eco-warriors or environmentalists; neither is it the latest trend on social media. The world has agreed to bring global warming to a halt, and businesses must act now to ensure they build a culture of sustainability throughout their business. Sustainability can enhance your relationship with the consumer and build more ground for trust. Corporate Cultures business management eco friendly strategydriven Sustainable Energy

TDD as a Sustainable Process: Introduction

Net Objectives

I wanted to bring some of this material together and engage with the notion of TDD as a sustainable process. In this posting, I will introduce the topic, and then cover some issues that pertain to sustainability and/or the seeming lack thereof. There are those … Continue reading "TDD as a Sustainable Process: Introduction". This is my 48th post in this series on TDD.

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Sustaining machine learning in the enterprise

O'Reilly on Data

Continue reading Sustaining machine learning in the enterprise Drawing insights from recent surveys, Ben Lorica analyzes important trends in machine learning.

Securing a Sustainable Future

Symantec

Symantec publishes 11th annual Corporate Responsibility Report

4 steps to generate 20% sustainable growth

CEO Insider

A powerful mathematical law is compounding interest. The wealthiest companies and individuals in the world have this process mastered. However most companies have never connected this principle to client experience and therefore miss the massive leverage that’s available. What makes this process unique is how you can combine these principles into client experience analytics so […]. CEO Insider

Sustainability and Being Green – Do Your Customers Actually Care?

Women on Business

Do consumers actually care if our business is sustainable or “green”? Sustainability is something of a buzz word that people throw around casually and in daily conversation. While it speaks to a positive shift in public opinion and values do most people even know what this means or look to see which businesses are implementing sustainable practices? The grocery isle is a fantastic arena to test consumer preference regarding sustainability.

How Companies Can Capitalize on Being Sustainable

Teradata

As stakeholder demand for corporate accountability prompts change in the business world, opportunities for companies to capitalize on being sustainable are bigger than ever