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Premortems : Being smart at the start

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10 Practices of Continuous Integration

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Agile for Innovative Enterprises

Agile for Innovative Enterprises from Ragavendra Prasath
Courtesy and Inspiration! 
1. Clayton Christenson - Book on Competing against luck 
2. HBR article - https://hbr.org/2019/07/why-innovation-labs-fail-and-how-to-ensure-yours-doesnt 
3. BCG publication - https://www.bcg.com/en-in/publications/2018/accelerating-digital-innovation-retail.aspx

The Latest Trends in IT Services – 4 Prescriptions to Make Digital Real in 2019 and Beyond (2021)

An interesting webinar hosted by Everest group last week (7th Aug 2019) titled “The Latest Trends in IT Services – 4 Prescriptions to Make Digital Real”. - https://www2.everestgrp.com/reportaction/7Aug19-Webinar/Marketing and a detailed report "Reimaging Enterprise Operating Model" - https://www2.everestgrp.com/reportaction/EGR-2019-33-V-3129/Toc
Replay at Youtube -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NwlOLJsGJ1g
It has very insightful findings
1.4 prescriptions i.Digital transformation = Organizational change ;Digital transformation ≠ Modern technology ii.#UserExperience focus is key to delivering #ConsumerExperience iii.Talent is biggest challenge to overcome, in the near term iv.New vendor model needed to unlock value from the supply ecosystem
2.Digital transformation = Organizational change i.78% of enterprises fail in their digital transformation initiatives ii.73% of enterprises fail to realize sustained returns iii.63% of enterprises lack a well- defined set of success metrics iv.57…

CANADA CIO Agenda 2019 - #GartnerSYM

From Gartner Youtube channel – that telecasted the Garter CIO summit happened in Toronto on 5-6 June 2019. Watch the full video here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dS-NZkJYcU
N = 176 CIOs in Canada.
Key insights! 1.44% of Canada CIOs say Culture is biggest barrier 2.78% of the Top performers adopt Product Centric delivery 3.53% of the organization in Canada started adopting DevOps. 4.1 in 3 CIOs have renovated their core. 5.Financial goals are a uniquely popular priority for Canadian CIOs, thus indicating a heightened degree of cost consciousness among organizations. 6.Canada’s average IT budget jumped from 1.3% in 2018 to 2% in 2019, which was higher growth than the year prior. The global average IT budget experienced about a 3% increase. 7.Canadian CIOs are playing an active role in business model change, showcasing the importance that information and technology (I&T) has on creating business models that were not possible in the past. This puts CIOs in a powerful position transfor…

The Future of DevOps for the Enterprise Trends and Insights - from Electric Cloud

DOES 2018 Las Vegas summit. This is a talk by Electric Cloud titled “The Future of DevOps for the Enterprise Trends and Insights” featuring Wesley Pullen, Chief Strategy Officer - Electric Cloud
Deck is 18 MB – https://github.com/devopsenterprise/2018-Las-Vegas/blob/master/Monday/Electric%20Cloud%20Track/Pullen%2C%20Wesley%2C%20The%20Future%20of%20DevOps%20for%20the%20Enterprise%20Trends%20and%20Insights.pdf
YouTube video - https://youtu.be/Jdwm874zFKA

Here are some key insights from the deck.
1.Enterprises Taking a Hybrid Approach to  Cloud and Container Adoption (i.e.) 81% multi-cloud strategy a.How are Enterprises Adopting Cloud-Native? i.Building single pipeline platform to integrate all the moving pieces ii.Supporting agnostic app model to deploy cloud-native alongside traditional applications iii.Ensuring visibility of containers iv.Enabling pipeline dependencies to handle pipelines with different release cadences
2.Enterprises Are Aggressively Adopting DevSecOps a.Enterprises Treati…