Good advice to keep software and systems integration ahead

Integration of software and systems is an effective strategy in terms of reducing costs and increasing performance. It begins with the software designer who assembles units and components and then adds a quality assurance team that validates a consistent arrangement of the software and components. I have found that the …

Architect Your Software Delivery Value Stream Around Flow

When it comes to accelerating the business value of software delivery, Carmen DeArdo — co-author of Standing on Shoulders: A Leader’s Guide to Digital Transformation and leading authority on value stream management — typically asks customers one crucial question to get the conversation started: “Do you know where your bottlenecks …

Why Agile Goes Awry — and How to Fix It

In the spirit of becoming more adaptive, organizations have rushed to implement Agile software development. But many have done so in a way that actually makes them less agile. These companies have become agile in name only, as the process they’ve put in place often ends up hurting engineering motivation …