To support digital transformation imperatives, organizations are increasingly exploring DevOps style approaches for the continuous delivery of high quality software. Unfortunately, however, many enterprises remain burdened with accumulated technical debt and legacy wasteful practices – waste that can quickly inhibit the flow of value to customers and the business. Lean thinking provides organizations with a framework by which to quickly identify all forms of waste impacting the flow of value, which DevOps practitioners can apply in a software development context to quickly pinpoint and eliminate 8 elements of waste across people, process and technology dimensions.
This paper presents the 8 elements of waste framework, strategies needed to identify and eliminate waste, and the metrics needed to measure effectiveness.
Published By: Genesys
Published Date: Aug 11, 2016
This white paper will identify the key components of a comprehensive outbound engagement strategy and detail the benefits organizations can achieve with outbound communications. Are you ready to lean how?
Published By: GE Power
Published Date: Mar 01, 2017
Coal power producers worldwide are facing challenges in today's dynamic energy markets. The need to cycle quickly due to renewables on the grid, emissions compliance and the need to operate efficiently are all factors that drive a sustainable coal power business. Find out how the global coal power community can turn to software to help create cleaner and more efficiently produced power.
Download this whitepaper to learn 5 everyday challenges you can solve simply by integrating Services with Finance. Find out how you can run a leaner, cleaner org-and learn the tricks to get that cash off the table and onto your bottom line.
Published By: Namogoo
Published Date: Jul 11, 2017
This report helps e-commerce companies understand the scale and scope of the “Online Journey Hijacking” phenomenon, where your customer’s online journey is disrupted, and your revenue is impacted, by third-party product ads cause by client-side Digital Malware.
IT organizations are now responsible for delivering seamless customer experiences while preventing outages and managing an increasing number of systems. With growing responsibility placed on IT, there is an opportunity to drive strategy for company-wide business processes and operations.
Companies using machine data powered platforms like Splunk collect disparate data types to quickly troubleshoot and monitor systems. By adding predictive capabilities, IT can glean critical insights for the business and develop strategic initiatives on issues that matter.
Download the white paper “Embracing the Strategic Opportunity of IT” to learn how to:
Enable a business aware IT organization
Unlock operational efficiencies
Solve problems with predictive analytics
Universities around the world are realizing the importance of sustainable practices and are working towards shrinking their carbon footprint by focusing on renewable energy resources, clean technology, and carbon offsets. This guide will provide complimentary information on carbon credits along with case studies where universities have incorporated them into their sustainability strategy. Also included: tips for identifying high-quality credits and avoiding low-quality credits that do not reduce carbon emissions. Read this guide to learn more about what carbon credits are and how to navigate the process of measuring, assessing, and obtaining carbon credits.
In 2009, athenahealth undertook a lean mapping study of 25 providers at twelve diverse practices. This whitepaper leverages that study and best practices to provide the following five tips for establishing a clinical workflow that takes full advantage of the EHR and boosts productivity.
Across industries, customers today wield more power and greater choice than ever before – a power that they exercise by shifting their attention and spending (across multiple channels/devices in near-real time) from provider to provider. In this environment of hyper-connectedness and diminishing customer loyalty and fleeting human attention spans, the battle for holding customer interest and engaging him/her meaningfully requires, first and foremost, an everlasting commitment to "relevance. "Being relevant and demand-driven is of paramount importance to the media industry, but it is no less important to any industry that operates in a B2C world. However, adapting to the ever-rising expectations and changing buying behaviors of customers is becoming a Herculean task, requiring both business and technology transformation.
Businesses running older versions of Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop, or running Citrix on top of Windows Server 2003, have hard choices. You can’t ignore the problem, which will likely require large-scale upgrades of the existing application delivery farms, which in turn often require replacing the entire software stack—and perhaps the hardware, too. Once the need for such a major upgrade has been determined, we recommend a fresher approach than making the default choice to upgrade to the next version of Citrix XenApp. Download this whitepaper to learn how you can take advantage of the opportunity to sail the Safe Passage to VMware Horizon, which offers a clean start, reduces the number of vendors involved with application delivery and improves employee productivity.
Published By: LeanData
Published Date: Oct 30, 2015
Consider the humble lead. It’s the lifeblood of any business. A lead represents possibility. Opportunity. And ultimately, revenue. It’s why, of course, companies spend so much time and effort generating them. Then they celebrate when leads come flooding into their systems.
Published By: Teradata
Published Date: Jan 16, 2015
NedTrain, a maintenance and cleaning service provider for locomotives, turns to Teradata Analytics for SAP® to unlock the valuable insight hidden in their newly implemented SAP® R/3 system.
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You can succeed in your digital transfomation and deliver applications and services faster, better, and safely.
How? With Enterprise Agile Delivery. Enterprise Agile Delivery brings a wealth of benefits to organizations and can be adopted by any Agile hybrid framework: SAFe, LESS, Nexus as well as Agile/lean frameworks like Scrum and Kanban.
Yet to achieve Eneterprise Agile Delivery, enterprises need an easy to use modern ALM tool for quick and successful onboarding. Download this white paper to understand how the right solution will help you:
› Strategiaclly align feature releases and backlogs with your overall business strategy
› Identify and prioritize dev and test activities with visibility into project waves and portfolios
› Make data-based decisons for safe releases with real-time insights and multidimensional views into delivery risks
› Sync business, dev, QA and release teams around shared objectives with automated coordination and communication
Hear IDC Research Director for ALM Strategies explain how establishing effective agile approaches to software development, QA and testing, ensures software relevance, streamlines execution and increases release velocity.
Join IDC guest speaker and Panaya experts to hear:
› IDC Research Director, Melinda-Carol Ballou cover the latest ALM industry practices
› Which ALM strategies bring greater agility to your backend system
› How to implement these practices to achieve frequent, quality change releases
For companies that make complex, configurable products, lean manufacturing principles have become an integral part of their day-to-day operations. No surprise there. Over the past 30 years, lean has helped these companies streamline manufacturing and supply chain processes to eliminate waste and create important business benefits.
While the term 'big data' has only recently come into vogue, IBM has designed solutions capable of handling very large quantities of data for decades. IBM InfoSphere Information Server is designed to help organizations understand, cleanse, monitor, transform and deliver data.
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