Digital Transformation: The Challenge of Company-Wide Alignment

Most company leaders are aligned on WHY they need to transform digitally.  Some are aligned on WHAT “digital transformation” really means. But very few are aligned, across the company, on HOW to orchestrate and execute digital transformation. If company leaders had any lingering hesitation about fully committing to the need for fundamental technology-enabled transformation, the […]

Facts Matter: “The Cube”

Business and IT transformation, the cube

A fundamental part of our framework is that it is critical to get, and then always maintain, a clear and common understanding of the Current State as the foundation of running IT, transforming IT and business, and leading through times of big change or crisis. A good Current State: Explains the history and the physics […]

Stuck While Attempting DevOps

man and woman at white board. Developing DevOps article by J.R. Jesson.

As a movement, DevOps has quickly captured the attention of IT organizations over the last few years. DevOps has evolved to address the growing complexity of delivering technology-driven solutions under increasing customer and business demands, with shortened business cycles. There are many examples of companies practicing DevOps with significant benefits, a vibrant technology ecosystem (and […]

Back to the Future – “Modern” Software Development

red green black digital image. Article by Charlie Feld modern software development

In my decades-long career in the industry, I’ve seen a lot of things come and go. I was excited to witness and be a part of some, while I couldn’t wait for others to fade away. Many of the recent trends excite and encourage me as they center around developing solid, well-engineered business solutions in […]