I Googled ‘Agile’ — and wish I hadn’t.

I Googled ‘Agile’ and discovered my worst fears. Confusion and mis-information about Agile software development, how it works, and how to make it effective as a method of digital solution delivery.

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Excel: So useful it’s dangerous? Here’s the solution…

Excel is probably the closest thing we have to the perfect tool for analysing & reporting on data. It’s greatest downfall, however, is that it doesn’t really scale beyond a single user, and the result is organisations find their data and IP locked up in un-verifiable (but easily shareable) files.

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Are Payment Platforms in Australia on the Right Track?

Technology can be tricky bedfellow. Take payment platforms for example. Even before ‘digital’, banks were using multiple payment reconciliation methods — all paper-based of course. With digital transformation, we have an abundance of digital payment platforms in Australia. Yet the industry giants need to recognise the extraordinary opportunity they have to leap forward with a new technology solution to payments people want and need.

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What Dev Teams Are Missing.

UX designers, check. QA designers, check. Developers, check. The list goes on… but most highly-trained dev teams are missing a vital piece of the puzzle.
What is missing are the arbiters of purpose solving a real human need.

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How lifetime value is like a relationship: you live, you learn, you grow

Segmentation is an absolute must for any business that wants to develop strong relationships with customers. These segments allow you to run experiments and drive a positive impact on overall customer lifetime value.

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You thought finding toilet paper was hard. How about finding your most valuable customers?

Determining how much to spend on acquiring customers can be tricky. What comapnies need is a suitable model like RFM to identify the customer lifetime value.

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How to go from problem to solution faster than ever before!

Whether you’re a start-up, small business or established enterprise, the need to move fast, fail faster and adapt in today’s market is crucial. Design Sprints allow you to solve complex problems in just five (or even four) days and unlock the benefits of Agile.

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Dawn of a new age of opportunity in IT services

COVID has created a realisation that the way organisations adopt and operationalise technology needs to change, with many organisations paying too much for resources they don’t need – at least not full time – and when they do need them, they can’t manage them effectively to deliver business outcomes. Why is this so?

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Time to pump up the tyres on Agile — without a budget blow-out

Projects have been backing up during the lockdown and now’s the time to begin clearing the backlog. It’s likely to lead to an uptick in demand for skilled resources, but will they be able to deliver fast enough and to quality?

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Finding Balance- a transformation of work life for people and digital businesses

Consider this,

You wake up in the morning, you turn off your alarm, and as you lie there in bed, you check you facebook, your Instagram, your WhatsApp, your Twitter, your texts, your emails and then the news. Then you go to the bathroom, you use the toilet, brush your teeth, take a shower, get dressed and then head for the kitchen. You drink some coffee and eat breakfast. Maybe you watch the news or check your emails again. It’s the same routine you follow everyday.

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