Driven by parent company objectives for cost containment, global asset management, and enterprise security as part of a global infrastructure shared services initiative, our Client, a large property and casualty insurer, wanted to consolidate their nine data centers into two to reduce the overall data center footprint, retire toxic legacy<span. . .
Leaders in every enterprise must face the reality that there is never enough money, time, or people to change their products to meet the demands of customers, regulators and many other stakeholders. They must choose. But many lack a formal or structured way to make these choices.
One of the tenets of Agile methodologies is “co-location”, meaning the entire team sits together, sharing “user stories” on paper index cards, and keeping the team’s planned and current work posted on sticky notes on the wall for everyone to collaboratively update. Team members are from both the development and<span. . .
The Innovation Showcase on November 2nd attracted nearly 100 people at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago. The purpose was to learn more about the Angel and Venture Capital markets in Israel, with presentations from two crowd-funded investment firms (OurCrowd and iAngels) and two rising stars in the market (MDClone, which<span. . .