Expert Guidance to Ensure Agility & Top-notch Systems & Software
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The authors observe that many classic change management models fail to consider the significant dimensions of technology and innovation. They recommend developing key performance indicators to track all dimensions of change, which will enable an organization to constantly improve its capability to implement change.They also present a case study.
Digital transformation is not for the faint of heart. It means disrupting your company before your competitors do. It means experimenting, without any guarantee of success. It means creating something new and unproven, while sabotaging what’s already working. Digital transformation means taking big risks. We are pleased to have nine authors share their change leadership insights in this issue.
Modern software systems are routinely very complex, comprising millions of lines of code with many thousands of dependencies. Moreover, software engineer availability, workloads, and turnover compound the problem of keeping track of the complexities of systems. In this Advisor, we examine the benefits of contextual software analysis for mitigating business risk.
Agility is about being adaptable to changing environment conditions, delivering or acting swiftly to fulfill customer needs, and in turn becoming a successful and sought-after organization. Being connected to the fundamentals of agility and tracking the transformation progress based on the Agile principles described in this Advisor helps organizations to be on track toward transformation progress and stay connected to the big picture.
Here are the Agile Product Management & Software Engineering Excellence articles that garnered the most feedback from Cutter Members and clients in 2017. Look for these lists from each of our four practice areas, and rediscover Cutter's most intriguing articles of the year!
The change to an Agile mode of operation demands a manager who is able to act as a leader with an emphasis on inspiration, motivation, learning, and giving responsibility and trust.
In this Advisor, we will look at some of the proactive and reactive recommendations for dealing with vendor-created technical debt.
This article touches upon a crucial challenge in the big data space: identifying the right questions for it. As data continues to explode, not only are businesses struggling to find answers to business questions, they often cannot even determine what questions to ask of their data. The authors discuss a practical experiment on classifying genetic data using a colored de Bruijn graph and show the application of this technique in the business world.