Deterministic Agile: The Enterprise Project Planning Method Executives Need
Where methodologies like SAFe and Waterfall fall short, Deterministic Agile is a schedule and cost forecasting method that complements current agile methods like scrum.
3 Key Takeaways: The Right Vendor for Your IT Project Executive Panel
Choosing which vendor to use for your IT project can be a difficult process - and have tremendous cost impact. This decision is what our executive panel discussed at Gateway to Innovation 2023. Read the summary of the top 3 takeaways.
4 AI Mistakes That Could Waste Your Business Millions
AI is hot right now. Why is this suddenly the tech everyone is talking about? For one thing, AI has gotten significantly better, even just in the last year. With this, interest in adding AI to enterprise tech stacks has grown exponentially. But, despite what technologies like ChatGPT might suggest, you can’t just flip the switch and turn on AI if you want to achieve actual value. This is what Brandon Fischer and Kelly Hopson spoke about at Gateway to Innovation on April 26, 2023. You can view the full recording of the session, but here’s a recap of the four pitfalls to avoid and how to maximize your AI investment.
What to Consider Before Building a Custom Solution
Ensure your custom IT projects don't fail. Before you set your budget, commit to timelines, and start coding, there are some items you need to stop to consider, because if you don’t, you are at risk of spending time and money on a solution that no one uses or that causes you different problems up or downstream.
Why Waterfall, Scrum, and SAFe fall short in enterprise project planning
This article speaks to why Waterfall, Scrum, and SAFe don't work for quickly forecasting a project's total scope and cost - which is a major challenge for project owners and executives, particularly in an enterprise environment.
Why Stakeholder Alignment Is Critical To IT Project Success
Up to 70% of IT projects fail - and lack of alignment plays a big role. Building stakeholder alignment in your IT projects can help you stay on budget and timeline, meet business goals, and build ownership and engagement in your project's outcomes.
Client Story: Understanding What Work to Avoid Saves Countless Hours
Executives charged with creating custom digital solutions are faced with a seemingly endless list of decisions to make: which problems to solve, where to invest time and budget, and how to go about solving problems. Our client recently stopped to thank us for saying no to a project he wanted to pursue.