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Training by Cutter Experts Gives Your Teams a Strong, Common Foundation

Cutter's experts create and deliver half-day to week-long workshops and training courses that will give your teams the skills they need. From agile development methods, to business architecture foundations, from mapping innovation to building Development IntelligenceTM capabilities into your organization, Cutter's workshops make it possible for your teams begin applying their new skills immediately. See sample Cutter Workshop & Training offerings by selecting one or any of the practice areas below.

Workshops

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Digital Transformation & Innovation Bootcamp

Cutter’s Digital Transformation Bootcamp is designed to get a team thinking analytically and strategically about how its industry is changing. The Bootcamp immerses an executive team in the challenges and opportunities digital transformation presents so that they can walk away with new ideas and strategies that have been vetted by other smart business leaders.


Blockchain, the Shared Economy and Artificial Intelligence — The Dawn of the Digital Era

This Executive Roundtable examines why it is still the dawn of the digital age and phenomena such as blockchain, the shared economy, and artificial intelligence. You'll explore the true vocation of technology and the transformative potential to build the new Economy of distributed networks.


Maximize Your Return on Big Data Investments with Lean Thinking

Optimize your Big Data investments, decision making, and performance.


Steve Andriole

Digital Transformation & Innovation Executive Education

Cutter Consortium offers Executive Education days — singly or in a series — designed to move your entire team up the Digital Transformation learning curve.


Essential Agile Management Tools

Managers must make decisions in conditions of greater uncertainty and complexity, face contradictory requirements and meet conflict head-on in order to reach our goals. This workshop with Jorge Ronchese will look at the new challenges traditional management faces, including:


Extracting Business Value from Digital Data Streams

Extracting Business Value from Digital Data Streams

A workshop focusing on the organizational and business advantages that can be achieved with Digital Data Streams.


Agile Leadership

Don MacIntyre

Don MacIntyre has led large and small engineering organizations through successful transformations. He’s helped many leadership teams become more supportive of their organizations. And now you can benefit from his on-the-job experience. Don MacIntyre’s 2-day Agile Leadership workshop is designed to help leaders succeed with their agile transformation and develop the leadership skills required to achieve organizational agility.


Extending the Business Architecture: From Strategy to Execution

William Ulrich

This course focuses on extending the basic business architecture through strategy, product, initiative and stakeholder mapping. You'll learn how to leverage business architecture to benefit related disciplines including business modeling, Lean Six Sigma, business process management and case management.


Business Architecture Immersion Workshop: Mexico City

William Ulrich

This workshop provides an overview of business architecture that will help you gain executive sponsorship, practice setup, achieve acceptance and utilization, and build out your business architecture baseline. (Held in Mexico City, presented in English and simultaneously translated.)


Agile: The Basics

Don MacIntyre, John Heintz, Murray Cantor, Maurizio Mancini

Cutter gets teams to the Agile starting line as quickly as possible. Cutter offers basic Agile training for teams who are new to Agile, as well as those who want to sharpen their Agile edge.


Executive Overview of Agile

Executive Overview of Agile

Don MacIntyre, Maurizio Mancini

This executive-level workshop provides answers to typical questions that arise during an Agile adoption, such as: How do we ensure the Agile teams are working in alignment with strategic objectives? How long does it take to start seeing results? What kind of executive-level support do Agile teams need? 


Whynde Kuehn on Business Architecture

Establishing and Maturing a Business Architecture Practice

Whynde Kuehn

This workshop covers how to establish and mature all aspects of a business architecture practice such as defining value proposition and measuring value, creating a roadmap for the practice, defining governance, selecting tools and defining organizational structures. 


Business Architecture Immersion

William Ulrich, Whynde Kuehn

This workshop provides an overview of busines architecture that will help you gain executive sponsorship, practice setup, achieve acceptance and utilization, and build out your business architecture baseline.


Agile Beyond the Team

Don MacIntyre, John Heintz, Maurizio Mancini

This workshop provides an overview of the practices beyond the original Agile core that are now common features of Agile, such as Kanban, continuous integration, story mapping, test-driven development, and more.


Agile Management

Murray Cantor

This workshop is designed to help managers and executives build a more agile organization -- one that is able to detect and react to change. 


Getting Better Customer Insights Faster

Lynn Winterboer, Don MacIntyre

Learn how to build a strategy around techniques including user experience (UX) design, software analytics, serious games, and even research techniques borrowed from anthropology and psychology.


Combining Agile Practices & Analytics

Murray Cantor

Discover a new menu- and principle-driven framework for software development — one that combines the best parts of today’s popular Agile practices with the application of software development analytics, enabling you to monitor the delivery of your software on an ongoing basis, with a strong focus on value-add.


Introduction to Agile Analytics

Lynn Winterboer

This workshop provides a greater understanding of the Agile approach in the context of Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence projects.


Business Architecture/ IT Architecture Alignment

William Ulrich

This workshop discusses how to establish and map formal blueprints of your business and IT architectures and use these blueprints to interpret strategy, craft roadmaps, allocate funding and establish and govern project deployments.


Building a Business Architecture

William Ulrich

In this one-day workshop, William M. Ulrich delivers a comprehensive, industry-proven approach to building a business architecture that will help you turn business strategy into actionable results. At the end of this workshop, you’ll have gone through the basic steps of establishing your foundational business architecture, which includes a capability map, value streams, organizational map, information map and related, hybrid blueprints.


Navigating Organizational Change

Sheila Cox

In her workshop for IT leaders, Cutter Senior Consultant Sheila Q. Cox equips IT leaders with the insight, perspective, and tools to help users deal with the human side of IT-driven change.


Making Rational Cloud Computing Decisions

Claude Baudoin

In this one-day workshop, Cutter Senior Consultant Claude Baudoin alternates between short presentations on specific sub-topics and open, guided discussion, thus bringing out specific concerns and ideas that audience members may have.