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Cloud Computing Fosters Innovation within Healthcare Industry

  Given the rigorous regulatory demands and the management of highly sensitive data, is the cloud an option for the healthcare industry? Additionally, can cloud computing help facilitate the innovation that is desperately needed within the industry? I had the opportunity to speak with Scott Whyte, chief strategy officer at ClearDATA, to hear

September 24, 2019

Cloud Computing Considerations, Benefits, and Concerns

  Cloud Computing Considerations, Benefits, and Concerns: Cloud computing is growing rapidly in revenue, sophistication, and capabilities. Some major players are battling it out trying to be the king of the cloud. What does this battle look like? How has the cloud affected companies? What are CTOs’ greatest concerns? After the Battle for

September 17, 2019

Agile, Security, & Compliance—Exploring the Tensions

  Can security, compliance, innovation, and Agile methodologies coexist? On September 17, 2019, in Austin, Texas, a TechDebate panel of Agile and technology experts will gather to address this question. To get a sneak preview, I had the chance to talk with one of our panelists, Will Simpson, founder and CEO of the

September 3, 2019

Agile Development Success Lies in Communication and Curiosity

  Peter Caron, Chief Product Officer at UBIX.AI, was one of the participating panelists in our July TechDebate discussing the challenges and merits of agile development. Peter has spent his career in product management, and much of this experience has been working on data science-driven products. I had the opportunity to talk with

August 26, 2019

The Healthy Dissonance of Agile Development Methodology

  At our July TechDebate in Chicago, the panel discussed the value and challenges of agile development methodology from several different perspectives. After the event, I had the opportunity to have a follow-up conversation with the event’s moderator, David Radzialowski, owner of Third and 10 Product Consulting. Sphere Software hosts a series of

August 21, 2019

Making Agile Development More Comfortable

  Belinda Hardman is a senior project manager/Scrum master for Morningstar. She shared her wealth of project management expertise within the technology sector during a recent TechDebate in Chicago in which the panel discussed the applications of agile development to traditionally non-agile projects. Thankfully, I had the opportunity to speak with Belinda about

August 19, 2019

Agile planning – building an agile organization

  Agile Planning - Creating and Reaping the Benefits of an Agile Organization The legendary boxer Mike Tyson once said, "Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the mouth." While Tyson has plenty of areas of personal weakness, his ability to approach a boxing match in an agile manner was unmatched.

July 18, 2019

Remote Team Productivity Tools – aligning tools, culture, and collaboration

  Sphere’s Preferred Products for the Digital Workplace - Remote Team Productivity Tools For Aligning Tools, Culture and Collaboration By Rita Ginsburg When your remote teams don’t get free cupcakes, onsite massages, or Foosball tables, how can you use technology to bridge culture across multiple locations, time zones, languages, and more? Can the

July 2, 2019

Improving Process, People, and Culture to Boost Remote Productivity

  Improving Process, People, and Culture to Boost Remote Productivity Without proper communication and process, working with remote consultants can be difficult. In the broadest sense, it can be a problem of context. Without context, remote workers rarely understand the “why” regarding their actions. Why should they make certain software changes? Will it

June 10, 2019

Understanding M&A Technical Due Diligence

Understanding Mergers and Acquisition Due Diligence  - What should you do prior to an acquisition? Are you comfortable that you have a comprehensive view of your acquisition target's technical quality, scalability, risks, operational maturity, and OpEx/CapEx investments required? In complex transactions (such as carveouts or divestiture of assets), careful technical due diligence

May 22, 2019