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Agile Series: Building roadmaps

Agile Series: Building roadmaps

Andrew Smith
14 May 2021

The first, and probably most important thing to stress here is, you are building product roadmaps. T...

Agile Series: Including risk, compliance and internal audit

Agile Series: Including risk, compliance and internal audit

Andrew Smith
05 May 2021

This maybe the most 'controversial' article within this series, but it's potentially the one that co...

Agile Series: DevOps

Agile Series: DevOps

Andrew Smith
15 Apr 2021

In all of the articles that make up this “Agile Series”, a fair few of the same themes keep on flowi...

Agile Series: Enabling agile with your software architecture

Agile Series: Enabling agile with your software architecture

Andrew Smith
31 Mar 2021

If you have the wrong software architecture, then your ability to really implement an agile engineer...

Agile Series: Motivating Engineers

Agile Series: Motivating Engineers

Andrew Smith
18 Mar 2021

If you have spent most of your working life outside any form of IT department or engineering team, y...

Agile Series: Applying your values and principles

Agile Series: Applying your values and principles

Andrew Smith
05 Mar 2021

In the previous article, we looked at underlying core values and setting principles to help create t...

Agile Series: Agile values and principles

Agile Series: Agile values and principles

Andrew Smith
19 Feb 2021

When we talk 'agile' there are a few big issues that I notice, especially from management and the ex...

Using technology to transform, not run around in circles

Using technology to transform, not run around in circles

Marco Mottadelli
17 Feb 2021

It may strike some as self-evident, but we are the midst of one of the most rapid transformations in...

Agile Series: Decoupled, distributed domains

Agile Series: Decoupled, distributed domains

Andrew Smith
12 Feb 2021

This is my first article in a series of articles aimed at helping financial services executives unde...

Platformification in banking: what lies ahead?

Platformification in banking: what lies ahead?

Vincent Pugliese
02 Feb 2021

Changing customer needs really tested the digital capabilities of financial institutions in 2020, sp...

Innovating financial services with open ecosystems

Innovating financial services with open ecosystems

Janet Young
20 Jan 2021

As greater digitalisation across the world pushes for more substantial innovations across sectors, t...

TARGET2 incident illustrates the need for High Availability and DevOps

TARGET2 incident illustrates the need for High Availability and DevOps

Andrew Smith
09 Nov 2020

The full story behind the recent TARGET2 outage is as yet not in the public domain, but from what w...