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In each free biweekly edition of The Cutter Edge, you'll find research, insight, and advice crucial to helping you navigate the spectrum of challenges technology change brings. The Cutter Edge hits upon all the diverse digital transformation issues today's executives are facing.

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The Cutter Edge: Power of Dissent, High-Quality Idea Generation, Innovation Models Across Industries

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In this issue of The Cutter Edge we explore the idea of allowing and encouraging dissent in organizations, four best practices that can help address innovation challenges, and innovation models across industries.


The Cutter Edge: Leveraging BA Visuals, Automating Software Development, Strategy Execution's Secret Weapon

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In this week's edition of The Cutter Edge, we'll explore how to leverage visuals to make your BA initiatives more effective, and examine the five technologies that could help automate your software development efforts.


The Cutter Edge: Comprehensive Digital Marketing, Out-of-the-Box Agile, Architecting Digital Transformation

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This issue of The Cutter Edge explores a comprehensive vision for digital marketing, new applications of out-of-the-box agile, upcoming webinars, calls for papers, and architecting digital transformation.


The Cutter Edge: Sustainable Agility Through HR, Ensuring Analytics Success for Leaders

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This issue of The Cutter Edge explores strategies for sustainable agility, and the technical, process, and people challenges that must be overcome to achieve analytics project success.


The Cutter Edge: Architecture and Toys, 4 Design Thinking Success Stories, Is Software Eating the World?

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In this Cutter Edge: Will architecture be ready when our toys come alive? Four success stories about design thinking for digital transformation. Call for Papers: Is software eating the world? Why using a business architecture and value delivery–based approach to digital strategy is critical. 


The Cutter Edge: Agile Reboot, 4 Innovation Models, Digital Architecture Webinar

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In this edition of The Cutter Edge, you'll discover some core agile concepts that are being applied in non-software settings, 4 models for breakthrough innovation, and how to achieve sustainable digital transformation.


The Cutter Edge: Playing the Infinite Game, Blockchain Opps, Digital Architecture, CX, Cutting Edge Agile

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Architects need to be incremental in their build-outs, so they may win the battle in the finite game of a single capability. But looking to the future is critical for an enterprise's success. What kind of management and architecture practices are needed to go the distance and play the infinite game? Find out in The Cutter Edge.


The Cutter Edge: Agile Leveraging AI, Automation Challenges, Cutting Edge Agile, CFP Industry 4.0

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It's Agile's turn to leverage the benefits of AI. But how? AI can significantly enhance team performance with data collection and analysis, and provide Agile coaches with the insight they need to steer team efforts in the right direction. 


The Cutter Edge: Business Architecture for Non-Profits and Small Businesses, AI and Agile Teams, Security and Privacy Fallout

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Although the values and focus of for-profit and nonprofit organizations may differ, Cutter Senior Consultant Whynde Kuehn suggests that employing a business architecture from the very beginning can help any type of organization avoid challenges as it begins to scale, transform, and improve.


The Cutter Edge: Growing Use of Drones, Why You Need a Semantic Business Model, Webinars, Bookstore Sale

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It's a good bet the future will include our coexistence with drones in the sky similar to that of motor vehicles on land, says Cutter Senior Consultant Helen Pukszta.


The Cutter Edge: Six Rules for Managing Analytics, CX Technology Trends, Achieving Organizational Balance

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Cutter Fellow Vince Kellen discusses the six new rules of analytics and the technologies that enable them. He encourages organizations to embrace these rules and shift their cultures to ensure that data and information are shared assets.


The Cutter Edge: Improve Risk Monitoring, Key Business Priorities, Ambidextrous Organizations

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Tom TeixeiraGeorge Simpson, and Immanuel Kemp discuss how to use key risk indicators and provide a series of steps executives should take to improve risk monitoring ... and more.


The Cutter Edge: Technology Trends, CEO Lost in Space and Time, Breakthrough Innovation

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Discover the 7 technologies you should pay attention to in 2019 ... and more.


The Cutter Edge: Cloud and Shadow IT, Merging Agile and DevOps, CX Management Research

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Cloud has enabled a shadow IT to emerge. That sounds scary (mostly to IT people) right? But we have also learned that shadow IT is not totally a bad thing, as long as there is communication, coordination, architecture, and governance.


The Cutter Edge: Accelerating Product Time-to-Market, Data Democratization Challenges, Industrial Agile Webinar

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Why does it take so long (years, even decades!) to get a new product out of the manufacturing plant? Learn how to drastically reduce that time to delivery by applying Agile principles to physical product development.


The Cutter Edge: Identifying the Agile Product Owner, AI Powering Supply Chains, Industrial Agile

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When using agile methods, the product owner is the voice of the customer, deciding on the delivered content of a release and prioritizing the features. Let's take a look at who the fills the role of product owner as well as their roles and responsibilities.


The Cutter Edge: Industrial Agile, Intrapreneurship, CX Research, Cloud Computing

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Compared to software, industrial delivery takes longer, is more complex, and requires a broader set of skills. Explore how the principles of Scrum can help manufacturers realize more efficiencies in the production process.


The Cutter Edge: Hybrid Cloud, 5 Key Innovation Success Factors, Customer Experience Research, Automation

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A hybrid cloud — a public and private cloud duo — combines two different implementations of a similar capability. As such, a hybrid architecture makes it possible to introduce elements of the future while respecting investments of the past.


The Cutter Edge: Light-Touch Architecture Governance, Corporations Adopting AI, Breakthrough Innovation

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Explore the life of an architect for a day and learn the common difficulties faced in Agile projects. Overcome these challenges by building architectural insight into the Agile delivery process, the delivery pipeline, and the teams' everyday work.


The Cutter Edge: Transformation Failure, Data's Key Role, Breakthrough Incubator Model

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In the post-mortems carried out on failed digital transformation endeavors, or at best suboptimal initiatives, the focus tends to be on failures within the technology domain. However, we believe that this is often a lazy hypothesis ...


The Cutter Edge: Holy Grail of Innovation, Deadline-Driven Smaller Projects, Data Governance

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Breakthrough innovation is the holy grail of innovation management. A new model, the Breakthrough Incubator, delivers major benefits in terms of speed, cost, and likelihood of success ...


The Cutter Edge: Key to Digital Transformation, Edge Computing for Industry, Business Agility Research

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Digital is proving to be genuinely transformative, yet the failure rate is still high. Assuming the right digital technology has been identified, the missing piece that plays a major role in a transformation's success can be directly related to ...


The Cutter Edge: Choosing the Right Disruptive Technology, AI vs. Human Intelligence, Agile Research

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How can managers ascertain how and when to jump on an emerging technology for competitor advantage — or even when to bail from a disruptive technology that may be exposing their organization to more vulnerabilities than opportunities?


The Cutter Edge: What Customers Want, Measuring DevOps, New Rules of Business Strategy Webinar

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What do your customers (who are used to dealing with Uber, Amazon, and Apple) expect from their interactions with your organization? They want to have a great experience. As a result, traditional organizations have no choice but to step up their game to stay relevant.


The Cutter Edge: Get Started on Data Visualization, Culture is Key, AWS Webinar

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Data visualization and analytics are used to uncover patterns, relationships, and provide insight into vast amounts of data. It's relatively easy to get started using data visualization tools to begin building competency in this area.


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