When IT projects grow to a large scale, original agile is not enough. If you have hundreds of people involved in your project, you need a managing superstructure and new roles. SAFe adds a structure to agile, which is built of additional roles and ceremonies.
Consumers want better service, better user experience, better functionality, new products and new solutions, RIGHT NOW. This creates enormous pressure, so companies race to innovate and launch quickly. But there are bear traps: innovation and development go hand in hand with technical debt.
How did governments deal with digital tools in their battles against the epidemic? Did any country fare significantly better than others? In the long run of the pandemic, Germany has made several important decisions and developed relatively successful procedures to manage the COVID-19.
In response to an unprecedented global pandemic, our client – one of the pharma industry leaders- set out to develop, test, mass produce and organize the global distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine.
To get the full picture of the global market situation, companies use various sources of data. But to effectively control and steer business activity at all levels on global scale they need a centralized and trustworthy data source.
Low-code is the perfect tool for creating scalable solutions that ensure employee empowerment and self-service for simple activities and tasks. This can significantly relieve HR departments of the overload of administrative matters.
Emails and Excel sheets are passé. Digital audit needs improved flow of information, managing audit recommendations and enforcing their implementation clearly synchronized on a multi-level structure.
Helping animal product manufacturer make a leap in sales and pricing processes management by implementing rebate and contract lifecycle tools that control and manage pricing policy.
Low-code is a fast and relatively inexpensive way to create business applications. Low-code also means low barriers (no need for advanced programming skills) to start developing apps. Is citizen development the future of IT? Will this be the main way for organizations to acquire new IT applications?
The COVID-19 pandemic is a phenomenon that drastically impacted the functioning
of societies, markets and the business world all over the world. It keeps growing in scale,
and the effective curbing of the virus's spread is yet to come.
How to choose the best vendor, build effective relations and foster cooperation a successful journey for all parts?
The audit of the future will be digital. This will be forced by the consequences that the coronavirus epidemic for businesses. Companies are undergoing major changes, someone has to effectively monitor the situation, assess risks and ensure regulations compliance.
Companies have picked up the speed of the digitization process by three to four years, with the share of digital or digitally enabled products in their portfolios being accelerated by seven years. This rapid pace is perfectly justified, as an effective transformation into digital has become necessary for the survival of many companies.
Scientists are working on new ways to develop vaccines, with the so-called reverse vaccinology (or Vaccinology 3.0) being one of the main trends. This method of vaccine development is fast, but it requires screening the entire pathogen genome. It's a world of huge volumes of data.
With COVID-19 looming, mindful shopping has become a thing. Consumers are more aware of the way they spend their money; they are more open to switching from products they usually buy to cheaper ones. They also do more research before they make the final purchase decision.
The current pandemic should become an impulse to prepare for future times of unpredictability. It could be an opportunity if companies consciously work with data and build a solid foundation for decision making. But it could also be a threat if data management is based on solutions that are poorly adjusted to the business model.
M&As happen all the time, but the intensity of their occurrence is cyclic, as is the global economy. M&A numbers and values always grow significantly after the economy has experienced severe shocks. Knowing that, it only seems rational to expect a wave of these transactions after the coronavirus turmoil is over.
The computational power of quantum computers is just round the next corner. Much of the information on this subject is part of the PR game, but is the technology mature enough to help humanity to fighting the COVID-19 epidemic?
Pricing issues are usually diverse, tricky, and spread through organizations both horizontally and vertically. Pricing management is a process involving many subsidiaries and each process participant faces different challenges. What they all need is to stay connected and communicate effectively.
Vendor selection can be managed, introduced step by step and run for as long as you wish to avoid the risk of making bad subcontractor choices. Establishing the vendor management program in your company requires 8 steps.
Vendor rarely takes the bullet and it’s usually the buyer who has to bite it. Of course, you can go to the court and draw the consequences afterwards, but will your customers care? It’s the buyer who is responsible for his vendors performance.
C&F and Dataiku have instituted an accelerated and intense training and certification program to ensure the highest quality deployment, design and support of Dataiku DSS installations.