Patrick is the Content Marketing Specialist at Tasktop. He is obsessed with storytelling and compelling communications in B2B tech. Outside the office, you’ll find him reading, writing, playing records and following his English football team, West Ham United.

Value Stream Automation = Superior Software Delivery

Automation isn’t a new trend in IT, but its increasing influence continues to dramatically transform business-critical processes including software delivery. In a time where speed and productivity can make the difference between the failure and success of a project – and provide that all-important competitive edge – automation is crucial in vanquishing repetitive tasks that …

How Value Stream Visibility Enhances Software Delivery

A software development and delivery lifecycle typically comprises many people, teams, tools and disciplines. Often the data within these multiple components is siloed and visibility across the value stream is poor (or even non-existent). Ultimately this means the quality and speed of the software delivery suffers, IT projects fail and Agile and DevOps transformations struggle …

Value Stream Integration

Every business is now a digital business – if you’re not then you’re vulnerable to disruption. Traditional business models, infrastructures and operations are in a flux as software continues to usurp and transform the status quo. Look at Airbnb and hotels, Uber and taxis, Netflix and films, Amazon and retail…you get the picture. The message …

TasktopLIVE: The Software Delivery Game is Changing

Last Tuesday, we unveiled our next-generation product Tasktop Integration Hub at our headquarters in Vancouver. During a live-stream event – TasktopLIVE – we set our new approach to software delivery and explained how we’re redefining the Agile and DevOps landscape. CEO and founder, Dr Mik Kersten, kicked off proceedings by providing acute analysis of the software delivery …

Why Do Software Lifecycle Integration Projects Fail?

Most software lifecycle integration (SLI) projects fail because organizations underestimate just how difficult integration is and are unaware that software development and delivery tools are not designed to integrate. The APIs in endpoint tools were built by their vendors to create a tiered architecture and not necessarily for third party integration. The tools are built …

Why is Software Lifecycle Integration So Damn Hard?

Teams within the software development and delivery lifecycle are increasingly working in their best-of-breed tools to enhance their capabilities to build powerful, cutting-edge software that helps their organizations to innovate and thrive in a digital world. But while this progression is great for individual teams, the benefits don’t necessarily extend across the lifecycle because these …