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 …

A Day Without Women

This past Wednesday was International Women’s Day. In conjunction, many women participated in a “Day Without Women” protest. I know in the age of social media, we’ve already moved on to the next big thing. The articles are written, all the tweets are twitten. But I wanted to take a minute to give a guy’s opinion. Oh, …