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Five tips for leading agile data management development teams

Self-managing teams require a unique approach to leadership. Here are some tips for successfully leading such teams.

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IT career roadmap: The journey to certified scrum trainer

Angela Johnson took the long and winding road to her current career, but her varied experience and love for teaching opened up limitless possibilities as a certified scrum trainer.

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Who is watching after your agile money? Part II

Agile development, which is the linchpin of digital transformation, requires a different operating model -- the retrofit of the traditional governance and controls won’t work. Financial services organizations are carrying unnecessary...

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How project managers can master transformational change

Although change management and project management can be mutually exclusive disciplines, the combined efforts of both can create a powerful instrument for creating transformational change that produces more successful business...

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4 ways to make agile and waterfall work together

In theory, the two methodologies don’t mix. In practice, they almost always have to. Here are four tactics to make these opposites work together.

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The art of maximizing work not done

How should your technology organization decrease wasteful work? Following lean and agile principles will guide the way. Increase flow and decrease variability using Donald Reinertsen's techniques.

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How to contract for outsourcing agile development

The buttoned-up contracting approaches used for traditional software won’t work for outsourced agile projects. Here’s how to implement different protections for agile development agreements.

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Red Hat polishes JBoss EAP for a cloud-native future

Red Hat on Monday rolled out a major new release to its JBoss Enterprise Application Platform that's designed to offer better support for containers and cloud-native applications.

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Financial services firm adopts agile for digital development

Principal Financial Group turned to agile to quickly build more software for its insurance, retirement planning and asset management customers.

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Who is watching after your agile money?

In the digital age, the speed of business change is historically unprecedented and exponentially increasing. The traditional enterprise IT model has reached its max speed, and enterprises are investing in agile development by the...

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Spirit AeroSystems CIO: Simplicity key to speedy IT

Rich Richardson, CIO of Spirit AeroSystems, discusses how he strategically drives complexity out of IT.

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How agile helps attract and retain millennial engineers

IT organizations hungry for talent are finding the agile methodology is great for attracting and retaining the next generation of engineers and developers.

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Is your IT ready for the digital age?

Technological advances in the digital age are profoundly impacting the business models, competitive forces, customer behaviors and regulatory environments. The ability to exploit the speed of business change has therefore become a key...

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$59 for a $4,099 CompTIA-IT Certification Career Advancement Bundle - Deal Alert

This bundle of courses will prep you for the Network+, Security+, Cloud Essentials, and Cloud+ exams, and is available for only $59-- a significant markdown from its $4,099 value.

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How agile helps attract and retain millennial tech pros

IT organizations are in search of talent, but they are finding that the agile methodology is great for attracting and retaining the next generation of engineers and developers.

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10 reasons you should be using agile

Agile development provides many advantages over the waterfall alternative, but some organizations have been reluctant to make the switch. This article describes the benefits for CIOs who are considering a move to agile.

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Paving the way for digital transformation

How a CIO helped maximize a legacy business while helping create an innovative new business.

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How business-IT partnerships develop operational analytics

A look at some experiences with innovative solutions in data management, developed through collaboration between business and IT.

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