The Benefits of a Portfolio Mindset For Software Development

Most organizations approach software development the same as any other project, with a defined start date and end date. But when is a piece of software ever really finished? Updates will always be required, especially if the software is customer-facing and driving.

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Why Discovery Is the Most Important Stage in Software Development

The discovery process is the first step in any software development project. It is also the most important and the most overlooked.

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The True Cost of a Failed Project

Most software development teams have experienced a failed project at some point in their careers.

The problem is not usually the development itself. The reason many software projects fail is because teams neglect the important work that happens before the actual.

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How We Model Project Success in Software Development

Once we’ve established objectives and key results for a project, we take a more granular view of how to achieve them. To do this, we use business models and technical models that help us understand your business as a whole, the current systems in place and any work.

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How To Build the Right Team

Bill ClericiCEO, Managing PartnerKingsmen Software

Once a well-defined program of work has been established, we assess the internal resources at our disposal and build teams that can execute the program in an efficient and reliable manner.

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A Well-Defined Program: The Secret to a Successful Project

Bill ClericiCEO, Managing PartnerKingsmen Software

When you work with Kingsmen Software you aren’t just getting a source code file at the end of the project. We work with you to refine your process and workflow in a way that has a lasting impact on your organization.

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Defining Success: Seeing the Big Picture in a Software Development Project

One of the very first things we do once we’re partnering with a company is to establish a big picture vision and objectives and key results. When you’re clear on the big picture and your main objectives, the rest of your software development project comes into focus.

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Cloud Performance Management: 5 Metrics to Track Post-Migration

Cloud environments grow and evolve. Their dynamism gives organizations unprecedented flexibility, but managing that dynamism can be a challenge.

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How to Secure Your Cloud Without Compromising Usability

Cloud security is a growing concern for organizations everywhere.

That’s according to Bitglass’ 2020 Cloud Security Report, which found almost all (93%) respondents were “moderately” or “extremely” concerned about cloud security. Two-thirds said data leakage was.

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Cloud Asset Management Lowers Costs While Improving Performance

Migrating applications and infrastructures to the cloud doesn’t mean migrating away responsibility for managing those assets. Failing to manage cloud assets leads to spiraling costs and sub-par performance.

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Cloud Cost Management: How to Get the Best Returns on Your Migration

The cost-effectiveness of the cloud is well understood. A survey by Deloitte ranks cost savings as the No. 3 driver for cloud migration amount IT leaders. But those savings aren’t guaranteed, at least not at first.

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Cloud Migration: The 5 Most Popular Strategies

The predictable and cost-efficient lure of the cloud is becoming increasingly hard for companies to resist. Many companies are making cloud migration a priority. According to a cloud computing study by IDG, almost one-third of total IT budgets will be allocated to.

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How to Manage the Operational Impacts of a Cloud Migration

The technical aspects of a cloud migration are complex. In planning for the migration, though, companies cannot ignore operational challenges that will ripple out from the technical changes that occur. 

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Value-Driven Migration: Let Your Business Needs Shape Your Roadmap

Migrating to the cloud can feel like a huge undertaking. When done right, though, it can be gratifying.

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How to Get Broad Buy-In for a Cloud Migration

A cloud migration needs broad support across teams and throughout the company, from executives to front-line employees and everyone in between. This is especially important during the execution phase, when operations are in flux and workflows may change daily.

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