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Can Everyone Utilize Agile? Absolutely.

This post is a companion to our webinar: Appetite for Agile. Scott Heffield, our SVP of Operations and one of our resident SAFe Agilists, will whet your appetite for Agile even if you're not on a development or even a technical team. He's going to flip the script on the Agile Manifesto and look at its principles through the lens of cooking in your home kitchen. Scott will demonstrate that the Agile principles can be applied across multiple domains and disciplines.

Driving Digital Transformation with Tony Saldanha

Earlier this week we had the chance to sit down with transformation expert, Tony Saldanha, to discuss digital transformation, and why so many transformations fail. After 27 years as VP at Procter & Gamble and as acting President of Transformant, Tony has had the opportunity to drive countless organizations through the transformation process, which led to writing his own book “Why Digital Transformations Fail” in 2019.

3 Ways to Start DevOps Right

The path to successful DevOps transformation is not straight and steady, nor does it look the same for everyone. With success stories like Amazon, Facebook, and Google leading the way, it's no surprise that IT leaders are turning to DevOps as a means to revolutionize their business. But without clear direction, IT organizations can feel stifled, overwhelmed, and unsure where to begin. 

3 Reasons You Need an Enterprise Architect

The role of an IT leader has evolved through the years, as technology makes its way to the forefront of the modern business world. As the need for effective IT increases in an organization, so must its ability to meet the needs and goals of the business. However, aligning two incredibly diverse organizations (the business and IT) is much easier said than done. 

4 Ways to Leverage Agile for Your DevOps Transformation

You’ve likely heard of DevOps and Agile and may be experimenting with them already. But are you using Agile to your greatest advantage as you work toward your DevOps transformation?

What is DevOps?

DevOps: Turning the IT "Problem" into a Business Solution   Each day, IT professionals are faced with immense responsibility. In a world that revolves around tech, employees, executives, and customers have high expectations for their digital experiences, and leaders who fail to adapt will be left behind.

How to Introduce Agile Through Hands-On Learning

"We should be doing agile, right?" Developers are naturally drawn to the idea of agile development. Speedy delivery cycles, with less planning and documentation…what’s not to like? Well, for starters, there’s the disconnect between theory and implementation when undergoing an agile transformation. Some organizations have a solid understanding of agile principles but can’t apply them. This can lead to uncertainty and skepticism about agile ideas. To combat this,...

4 Reasons DevOps Might Not be Working for You

IT leaders are on an endless hunt to improve their organizations in ways that are cross-functional and efficient. Naturally, DevOps is often explored as a potential solution. The results speak for themselves: businesses successfully adopting DevOps are outperforming their peers. According to the DORA 2018 State of DevOps report, in the last year alone, high-performing DevOps organizations deployed 46x faster than their peers. Time to restore services took place an...