DigiBankASIA and Xebia Forge a Strategic Technology Partnership for the Launch of New digital bank UNO
Data science teams frequently struggle to deliver business value because the results of their work are not embedded in the organization. Often data science teams work somewhat isolated and try to push their output into the organization. As a Product Owner (PO) you are uniquely positioned to pull this work into the organization, thereby increasing the odds of creating business value. To do this effectively, you may need to better understand data science and how you can leverage it to build better products, regardless of the product you own. Let’s explore.
The World of Software Development is Changing
- part one -
The upcoming weeks we'll take you on a tour on how the world of software development is changing. This time, we're talking about the impact from cloud on making DevOps not something to overlook during development and deployment.
Before we start a quick side note, if you're interested in our full statement, download:
Xebia's Vision on Software Development.
Dark Data, a term coined by Gartner, defines Dark Data as “The information assets organizations collect, process, and store during regular business activities, but generally fail to use for other purposes – for example, analytics, business relationships and direct monetizing. Similar to Dark Matter in Physics, dark data often comprises most organizations’ universe of information assets. “
Games can be used for more than just entertainment. Serious Gaming or Applied Gaming combines game craft technique with business, leadership, culture, behavior, or social issues. In Serious Games, you can search for boundaries, experiment, change strategies, and make mistakes without immediately incurring real-life consequences. In this way, you practice skills and build experience with the new behavior, which increases the self-confidence to show this behavior in reality.
"Never let a good crisis go to waste." A well known saying, but how does it apply to businesses today? Contrary to what you might expect, the pandemic has accelerated business transformation.
Topics: DevOps & Continuous Delivery, Agile Software Development, Test Automation & Quality, Cloud Infrastructures, Agile Transformations, Digital Strategy, Big Data & Data Science, Agile Software Security, Software Quality Assurance, Product Management, Cloud Transformation
A business process is a set of tasks which accomplish a specific organizational goal. These sets of activities and tasks, once completed, will deliver a service or product to the client. The process involves clearly defined inputs and a single output. These inputs are made up of factors that contribute to the added value of an output, i.e., Service or Product.
Many companies are currently considering or already implementing (Cloud) platform technology. The major vendors in the current market make it easy to launch a Cloud platform. But to be honest, opening the AWS/Azure/Google online portal and enabling Kubernetes doesn’t mean you have a container platform. This is just the tip of the iceberg, a very small portion of the actual work. And it will also show you only a small share of all the benefits you can earn from working with a container platform.
Read part 2 of the blog series by Ellis and Chris, in which they share thoughts about the perception of leadership, especially in times of remote-working.
Ellis is Business Unit Manager of Xebia IT Architects (XITA), one of the business units of Xebia focusing on DevOps transformations. Chris is principal consultant in this unit and expert in behavioral management and executive coaching. There is a great opportunity in leading an expert in executive coaching, and reflection on how to lead, and be led.