Tag Archives: ALM

Upcoming presentations – see you there

We’ve be experimenting with a new way of interacting with IT executives to determine how they see their roles and their peers roles in the organization. Using what we call the Social-IT Game, we set team members the task of … Continue reading

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Knowing when it is time to go

Deciding that it is time for an app to be replaced used to be instinctive. Nowadays we have plenty of real-time telemetry coming from our systems that allows us to measure every aspect of the application. How we use that … Continue reading

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Versionning still matters

Change isn’t new. The rate of change isn’t new either. What is new is the time we have to effect that change. Every one of us in IT is committed to doing the very best we can for our organization … Continue reading

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Tipping, tipping … toppled

I was asked today if I thought we’d reached the tipping point in systems development where business process had become the driver behind computer systems design. I answered that I thought we were are the toppled-point. We have spent decades … Continue reading

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Agile … still fragile

In some form or other Agile Development has been going on since the 1970’s. However, what we think of as “Agile” really dates back to 2001 and the publishing of the Agile Manifesto. Since then a steady rise in adoption … Continue reading

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Change everything so we can change anything

Conventional wisdom suggests that change is to be feared and, moreover, change agents should exercise extreme caution when effecting change. But let’s look at what goes on today in our own worlds and admit that we barely notice the changes … Continue reading

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ALM tools: are they for everyone?

Sometimes it seems we are awash with tools. Invariably these tools are single-point solutions that are designed to support just one stage of the lifecycle. Often we try to integrate these tools into a comprehensive and connected infrastructure that gives … Continue reading

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