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A first step for customer organizations in most digital journeys is an effective CIAM solution that will help connect various applications and systems. As we explore in this Executive Update, delegating administrative activities within your CIAM solution through a tenant approach can allow your digital products to scale.
There are a number of ways citizen development (CD) adoption can accelerate the intended benefits of IT change programs, streamline business cases and proposals, and deliver real savings. This Advisor explores how citizen development and low-code/no-code can add value, even when considering worst-case scenarios.

Many of Agile’s practices and base assumptions were and are unrealistic, and some have become obsolete in our present digital world. We need new solutions — software developers would call it a major refactoring. It’s likely you will recognize some of these suggestions as changes you’ve already made to address the flaws of the original Agile method­ologies. For those who have just become Agile believers, this may come as more of a surprise. This Advisor goes through four common problems with Agile versus reality and discusses possible solutions.

The goal of the customer experience equation is to develop a connection. Connection is achieved through two factors. The first is content and represents the product or service that you sell. The second factor is context, which represents everything surrounding both your content and your cus­tomer.
The biggest challenge organizations face while starting an Agile transformation is not the learning, but the unlearning. This Advisor focuses on Agile anti-patterns around roles, events, artifacts, and overall cultural mindset.
Technology projects continue to fail at an astounding rate, and the number and cost of these failures are stunning. The contrib­utors to this issue of CBTJ refuse to give up and refuse to accept the notion that failure is a feature.
Cutter Consortium Fellow Robert Charette starts off the issue by looking at failure through an incredibly intriguing lens: what if failure is "the desired outcome of an IT project development and that success is inadvertent"? He then proceeds to set the “conditions” necessary for the pursuit of failure. He then goes on to test — and largely confirm — his “cynical theory.”
Ralph Menzano takes us directly into the C-suite through a series of discussions he had with CIOs and other executives about why so many damn technology projects fail. His article probes some of the causes of failure often ignored by the research community.