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Banking on devops: some banks are getting it right

How do banks that traditionally apply changes less than ten times a year move to continuous delivery? Devops is the answer, but culture and legacy systems are the challenge.

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How the agile methodology really works

Everyone seems to be talking about agile software development, but many organizations don't have a firm grasp on how the process works. Watch this 5-minute video to get up to speed fast.

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CIO Leadership Live with Mojgan Lefebvre, CIO of Global Risk Services at Liberty Mutual | Ep 6

Host Maryfran Johnson talks with Mojgan Lefebvre, CIO for Liberty Mutual's Global Specialty business, about how the insurance firm is leveraging the cloud, creating business-specific data strategy and getting the best from its...

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Agile project management: A comprehensive guide

Geared toward continuous improvement, the agile methodology can greatly increase your project’s prospects for success. Here is everything you need to know about agile project management, from certification to training to software and...

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Dance or dread: Is agile for everyone?

Agile is not just a passing trend. It drives productivity and competitive advantage. How should individuals and companies respond to this way of working that drives productivity and innovation?

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Should you trust those agile charts?

As long as they follow the CASH principle, the answer is...perhaps.

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I need budget for my project – help!

When agile is new in an organization, or still not well established, finding the right way to get budget for your initiative can be quite tricky.

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Are you a Great Dane or a Chihuahua?

There are all sorts of techniques to estimate development tasks – dog breeds, t-shirt sizes – but what’s the best one?

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The scrum master role explained

Watch this instructional video to understand how a scrum master can help a team learn agile development and follow a scrum process to develop new applications

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How application development and maintenance has become a loss leader

Agile, cloud, ready-to-buy platforms and other advances have eroded the status—and the margins—of application development.

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How to pick the best project management methodology 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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7 agile certifications to take your career to the next level

The agile methodology has changed the face of software development and project management, and has increased demand for professionals with agile knowledge and experience. Here are seven agile-focused certifications to benchmark your...

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Impact of colocation on software development

Colocation of software teams is a prerequisite for digital transformation and creating the innovative products that drive better business and software outcomes.

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Why digital disruption leaves no room for bimodal IT

Digital disruption is forcing CIOs and other IT leaders to choose holistic operating models over two-speed technology deployment.

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In the digital era, CIOs not buying ‘this bimodal crap’

To stave off disruption, savvy CIOs know they need to move at one speed: Fast. Bimodal is not an option.

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An agile Air Force slashes time to roll out new IT capabilities

Can an organization really cut development time by more than 70 percent by embracing the agile philosophy and open architectures? The intelligence-gathering arm of the U.S. Air Force says it's done just that.

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Tip No. 4: Know the details, but don't get into the details

My fourth tip for successfully creating and leading agile data management development teams is to keep your hands off your team's project and let them manage the details themselves.

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The opposite of agile

Ever looked at the antonyms of the word agile? By thinking about what it means to be agile, or the opposite of agile, in the context of Agile (with a capital A) delivery, enterprises can identify improvements by focusing on what...

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