Xebia Articles

UiPath in Software Development Lifecycle

Posted by Varun Bhardwaj on Jul 21, 2021 8:30:58 PM

Automation is done with the main intent of finding the bug or error in the application in the software development lifecycle or SDLC.

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Topics: Big Data & Data Science, Robotic Process Automation

AZURE INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT)

Posted by Ram Narasimhan on Jul 14, 2021 1:30:02 PM

Today, technology plays one of the most important roles in shaping business growth, disrupting the verticals of the industry and driving business modernization – through optimizing the business operations, engaging their users and customers, empowering their workforce, or making changes and updating the products. Owing to their rich capabilities to gain quality insights through connected data-driven solutions, the Internet of Things (IoT) and analytics platforms today are transforming businesses towards innovative business models. 

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Topics: Big Data & Data Science

Making data available and accessible to the entire organization

Posted by Tim Waijers on Jul 13, 2021 3:05:15 PM

A growing number of organizations are seeing the value of data-driven decision-making and investing in solutions to use data to strengthen their market position. However, as they put the infrastructure in place, create modern data teams, and train employees, they often notice that something is missing: someone who speaks both the language of the business and technology. Someone who can reliably make data available to the organization, for example, for ‘self-service analytics.’ In today’s data teams, we call this missing link the Analytics Engineer. This article looks at the importance of this role and provides more details on what this function entails.

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Topics: Big Data & Data Science, Analytics Engineer

Accelerating Agile Adoption with Serious Gaming

Posted by Rik de Groot & Marianne Pot on May 31, 2021 3:14:57 PM
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Topics: Agile Transformations, Digital Strategy

Pitfalls of Lean Portfolio Management

Posted by Theo Gerrits on May 3, 2021 4:07:19 PM

Strictly following SAFe practices as precisely as possible will not give the desired improvement results. Unfortunately, 'by the book' does not exist in complex systems or implementations. Every organization is different, and we do not take organization specifics like culture or values into account; SAFe will fail to provide benefits. In other words: "context matters."


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Topics: Agile Transformations

SAFe and (Lean) Portfolio Management

Posted by Theo Gerrits on May 3, 2021 4:03:23 PM

The Agile Scaled Framework (SAFe) is one of the few scaled Lean and Agile frameworks that explicitly includes Portfolio Management. But, what does Portfolio Management actually entail?

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Topics: Agile Transformations

Authority in Digital Transformations

Posted by Vivian Andringa on Apr 28, 2021 11:33:23 AM

Authority. That's Xebia's mission. In other words: aiming to be a thought leader in all domains of digital transformation and a frontrunner in specific fields. That is deeply embedded in our consultants' DNA, according to Andrew de la Haije and Ellis de Haan.

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Topics: DevOps & Continuous Delivery, Software Development, Cloud Infrastructures, Agile Transformations, Security, Quality Software Delivery, Product Management, Cloud Transformation

SAFe is not working, now what?

Posted by Serge Beaumont on Apr 26, 2021 11:52:40 AM

The most well-known benefits of SAFe, Scaled Agile Framework, are increased efficiency, improved collaboration, reduced time-to-market, and greater customer value. But, what if you have implemented SAFe and are not seeing these results? Serge Beaumont, Principal Agile Consultant & Trainer at Xebia, shares what often goes wrong and how to turn the tide. 

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Topics: Agile Transformations

Direct Tax Reform | Tax Automation in Faceless Assessment

Posted by Ajoy Patra on Apr 14, 2021 7:19:48 AM

The inevitability of adapting automated tax reform under Direct Tax Function

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Topics: Big Data & Data Science

Digitalization in the Construction Industry

Posted by Michael Maurer on Apr 13, 2021 12:11:08 PM

Witteveen+Bos is an engineering and consultancy firm with 22 offices in 11 countries. Its global team of over 1,200 engineers is responsible for completing an average of 4,000 projects in infrastructure, water, the environment, and construction yearly. Witteveen+Bos aims to create sustainable solutions, maximum client value, and opportunities for its workforce's ongoing development.

An interview with Otto Schepers, Manager Digital Acceleration & Support Lead at Witteveen+Bos, conducted by Michael Maurer, Principal Digital Data Consultant at Xebia.

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Topics: Agile Transformations, Digital Strategy