It's good to see our friend Israel Gat has just been appointed as the Director of Agile Practice at the Cutter Consortium Israel is speaking at our Agile Enterprise Forum in March and will be discussing Agile Governance: how to link value to delivery. Israel has some fascinating insights on applying Agile and Lean techniques to the increasingly complex business world of social networking, cloud computing and mobile computing.
Sometimes you do not have to be right about something to be very pleased with an outcome.
I am often asked if Agile is applicable outside of technology, well based on the evidence of the past three or so days at the Flack residence I would say it certainly is.
IndigoBlue have had a pretty busy start to the year and I confess I was looking forward to having a week off. In particular I was looking forward to spending time with my three daughters Madeleine, Isabella and Rachel as their mother would be at work. Over the weekend I was warned that they have plans for their father!
IndigoBlue are pleased to be involved in the creation of a report by Source on the use of data in the Not For Profit Sector. The report was sponsored by Advanced Business Solutions and is based on meetings and interviews with consultants, work with Cancer Research UK and a survey of 230 mid- sized UK organisations.
A copy of the report is available via this link from Advanced (note registration is required).
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