enterprise agility

Achieving Enterprise Agility Through Human & Machine Orchestration

“Enterprise agility is a company’s ability to outperform the competition and drive growth in new, ambiguous situations by learning and adapting when confronted with foreseen and unforeseen circumstances, dilemmas, crises, and complex problems.”   For many enterprises, this means adopting DevOps practices and moving towards increased automation. However, there is far more to Enterprise Agility…

Digital Transformation Journey

5 Tips for Digital Transformation Journey Success

What do we mean by digital transformation? It can be described as “the profound transformation of business and organisational activities, processes, competencies and models to fully leverage… a mix of digital technologies and their accelerating impact… in a strategic and prioritised way, with present and future shifts in mind.” This suggests two important things about…

Brexit

Planning for Brexit Technology Change: What CIOs Need To Know

Until negotiations have been finalised, we can’t know the degree to which Brexit will affect the IT sector within the UK’s financial services industry. However, organisations are already preparing for the potential scenarios that could arise and, in the face of uncertainty, are planning for every eventuality. Many businesses will follow through with their Brexit…

outage

“Too Big To Fail” – Why Do Big Banks Still Suffer Major IT Outages?

In the age of DevOps, Agile and continuous integration, major outages should be a thing of the past. If everything is automated and continually delivering, how can anything go catastrophically wrong? The truth is that most major organisations are nowhere near this DevOps utopia and still carry out major upgrades and migrations which heavily rely…

Integrations

Cutover Enterprise Now Supports Integrations

“The first rule of any technology used in a business is that automation applied to an efficient operation will magnify the efficiency.” – Bill Gates Any CIO will tell you that their dream is to reduce the amount of time that people spend doing manual and repetitive tasks, to free them up for thoughtful work…

Rise Radio

CEO Ky Nichol on Rise Radio

Cutover CEO Ky Nichol spoke to Andrew Elphick, Director of Open Innovation Internal Programmes at Barclays, on Rise Radio. They discussed a number of topics, including: The best productivity apps The Barclays Techstars accelerator Creating an enterprise application that people wanted to use The founding of Cutover and developing an initial prototype into an enterprise-ready…

Implementation Success

Measuring Implementation Success in a Business Transformation

How does your business measure technology implementation success? The usual metrics revolve around whether technology is delivered on time and within budget. However, organisations often struggle with finding a way to link technology changes with the business outcomes that drove them. Teams usually measure success on whether they delivered the technology on time and budget,…

Enterprise Agility: Why ‘Agile’ Isn’t Just About Software Delivery Anymore

Agile Delivery allows IT teams to deliver software fast and keep up with the ever-changing technology landscape. However, the faster deployment of code does not always equal faster value realisation. Not all businesses are able to absorb and benefit from these changes as fast as they happen. Enterprise Agility is needed because Agility should be…