Tue.Jun 11, 2024

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5 Steps to Optimizing Cloud Value

Leading Agile

In our ongoing series of articles about cloud financial optimization we have discussed the common experiences of customers as they migrate to the cloud, including challenges with the raw infrastructure, legacy application constraints, and inefficient engineering practices. We asserted that organizations need to stop treating infrastructure as a commodity and manage it as a key enabler of the organization’s business capabilities.

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The 268% Solution: Why Scrum Teams Need Time to Refine and Plan


You may have seen news about a study claiming that agile projects fail 268% more often than non-agile projects. Agile has its drawbacks, but this number seemed suspect. When I dug in, I found that the study’s methodology is questionable. It seems designed to arrive at a pre-determined conclusion. Yet despite its flaws, it points to a truth that Scrum Teams would do well to heed.


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8 Secret Tips That Will Make You a Project Management Expert


Effective project management requires a combination of technical skills, strategic planning, and interpersonal abilities. While there are lots of formal project management training that will prepare you to be a project manager, you may need some practical tips to be successful. Here are 8 practical tips for project managers: 1. Define Clear Objectives and Scope First and foremost, it will help if you set specific goals.

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10 Tips for Managing Stress and Work Relationships


I am not a fan of the saying “Work/Life Balance.” The reality is work is a major part of life and most of us spend 40+ hours doing work things, either remote or in the office. In some organizations, when you have been working with individuals for a long time, there is a family-like unity (or dysfunction) – like it or not, work connects us. No matter your status or situation, managing stress at work is critical to your success.

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Demystifying DAPs: A Practical Guide to Digital Adoption Success

Speaker: Pulkit Agrawal

Digital Adoption Platforms (DAPs) are revolutionizing the way organizations interact with and optimize their software applications. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, DAPs have become essential tools for enhancing user engagement and software efficiency. This session is your guide into the robust world of DAPs, exploring their origins, evolution, and the current trends shaping their development.

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Confluence Gantt Chart: How-to Guide With Pros, Cons & Alternatives


There are many software solutions to make a Gantt chart, from simple data visualization tools to specialized Gantt chart software equipped with advanced project planning, scheduling and tracking tools. Each of these alternatives has unique pros and cons depending on the industry, business size and the level of functionality expected from a Gantt chart tool, which is why it’s important to understand Gantt chart software to know which Gantt chart features are the most useful for the project and it