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Lean Innovation

Lean Innovation

One of the challenges companies of all sizes face is how to evolve their business over time to adapt to changing market demands.  Part of the challenge resides in how companies go about validating which ideas they fund and bring to market.  As a result, companies need to rethink the way they measure ideas, which ultimately drives innovation.  This article discusses the concept of Lean Innovation which addresses this problem.  It’s all about putting the focus on the value of an idea, not on who sells the idea the best.   Readers will learn about the importance of innovation in the market place and practical techniques they can use to better measure potential success.

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Idea to Innovation

Idea to Innovation

Companies are finding it increasingly challenging to be innovative. Innovation starts with an idea, but it’s not about ideas alone. It’s the exploration of ideas that drives value. This article discusses how companies can use best practices from other industries to drive innovation within their organizations.

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Capturing the Right Software Requirements

Capturing the “Right” Software Requirements

Shift stakeholder’s understanding on the solution to be delivered to the beginning of the project life cycle, when changes to requirements are quick and cost effective.

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Building Requirements Maturity

Building Requirements Maturity

Requirements maturity addresses an organization’s ability to consistently and efficiently deliver high quality software requirements in a complex environment. Systematically addressing requirements maturity allows capability improvement through facts and data rather than through gut instinct alone.

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Agile in the Federal Government

Agile in the Federal Government

Agile methodology has recently emerged in the Federal space as an approach to manage costs and accelerate project value. Learn some of the challenges that have been encountered and how they can be addressed to accomplish the benefits of adopting Agile.

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Agile Requirements Definition and Management

Agile Requirements Definition and Management

Success of your agile software development projects will be driven to a large extent by the quality and clarity of requirements that feed the software development process. A lean and timely approach to requirements as the starting point will help ensure your development process is optimized.

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Previsualization for Project Portfolio Analysis

Previsualization for Project Portfolio Analysis

Improve the effectiveness of your company’s project portfolio analysis through rapid visualization to quickly gain consensus on your strategy and alignment of project funding.

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