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How architecture helps agile projects hit business targets

Business and enterprise architecture can be very complementary to the success of agile programs and projects, increasing the odds of reaching your targeted business outcomes.

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Freddie Mac banks on modern delivery

Frank Nazzaro, CIO of Freddie Mac, explains how the modern delivery software development model, which goes beyond Agile, increases development velocity and quality.

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Managing work from the front

Being a frontline manager requires a careful negotiation between the business and the engineers. If we focus our efforts on needs, we’ll always be doing the right things.

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3 ways to apply agile to data science and dataops

Take an agile approach to dashboards, machine learning models, cleansing data sources, and data governance

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14 technology winners and losers, post-COVID-19

The coronavirus crisis has shaken up business as usual, with some IT strategies and tools rising to the occasion and others in line for a rethink or tough recovery post-pandemic.

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Remote agile development: Top tips and tools for managing dispersed teams

The coronavirus pandemic has agile teams adjusting to asynchronous remote collaboration. IT leaders who have spearheaded the agile development efforts of far-flung teams share their tips for success.

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How PetSmart IT grooms the customer experience

Mike Goodwin, CIO, discusses how a new product management model is key to streamlining the "pet parent's" customer experience.

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Scaling agile and DevOps for digital transformation

Overhauling your product and services development and delivery process at the organizational level can help ensure digital success.

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Organizing around the value stream

When working on multiple projects at once, it is hard to make good progress. If we organize around the value stream, then we can help the work to flow through our system.

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Vanguard's investment in agile pays employee engagement dividends

John Marcante, CIO of Vanguard, discusses how agile development and product management are driving a culture of engagement and business outcomes at the large global investment advisory firm.

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Top 6 agile tools for project management

Keep your projects humming with these tools geared for teams committed to agile practices and workflows.

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Top 17 project management methodologies — and how to pick the best for success

Choosing the right project management methodology for the job is essential. Our guide to evaluating project management methodologies will ensure you pick the perfect fit for your next project.

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What is Kanban? Workflow management simplified

Kanban helps organizations focus on specific tasks until completion. This simple workflow management system is an effective method for fostering collaboration and productivity.

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What is SAFe? The Scaled Agile Framework explained

If your organization is seeking efficient project delivery, decreased time-to-market, and increased stakeholder value, then the Scaled Agile Framework may be right for you.

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How Zulily targets shoppers with hyper-personalized offers

The online retailer turns squads of developers, data scientists and product managers loose to build machine learning software and other critical business capabilities.

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Scaled agile helps modernize Guardian's operations

Guardian CIO Dean Del Vecchio has reduced technical debt, instituted a scaled agile development model, and embraced the cloud in a bid to vault rivals in the insurance industry.

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10 reasons software projects are slower than we expect

Despite efforts to re-engineer software development with new methodologies and tools, projects still warp time lines thanks to bureaucracy, new demands, and the nature of code.

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5 outdated technology practices that doom digital transformations

What IT terms and concepts are dated – and what ideas are replacing them? More importantly, how do these outdated concepts doom and derail digital transformation programs?

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