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Hybrid Agile for Rapid Product Innovation & Delivery

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Mon, Dec 15, 2014 @ 04:24 PM

by Donald Hammons

This article addresses the utility of the hybrid-agile delivery model designed to provide for rapid innovation, prototyping and deployment specific to new software product development and innovation.

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Tags: Cloud Strategy, Donald Hammonds, Product Engineering, Delivery Leadership, Donald Hammons, Blog

Blended Shore: Onshore & Offshore Development Best Practices for Business Intelligence

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Fri, Sep 19, 2014 @ 02:40 PM

by Prashanth Ashwathram

Making a business intelligence (BI) project successful is a daunting task in itself not just because of the complexity and tools involved, but because it requires cooperation from different functional groups, multiple source systems, and gaining user acceptance from groups of users that are often resistant to change.

The challenges add on further when the BI projects are planned to be executed in an onshore-offshore model. There are obviously many positives and benefits from this approach which can make this model a highly successful provided we follow some of the best practices.

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Tags: Prashanth Ashwathram, Offshore, Business Intelligence, Delivery Leadership, Blog

Leveraging Executive Sponsorship For A 360° Analytical View Of The Customer

Posted by KPI Partners News Team on Mon, Sep 15, 2014 @ 02:21 PM

by Ron Cruz

One of the challenges facing our clients is a disjointed landscape for their customer-facing business intelligence tools.  This doesn’t happen in finance as everyone knows where the end product goes (CFO), nor does it happen much in product development.  When it comes to customer analytics, many companies struggle with disjointed systems and difficulty getting the data they want.  The sentence of, “I think we have that data….somewhere,”  is often uttered at companies that have these issues.

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Tags: Analytics, Ron Cruz, Marketing Analytics, Customer 360 Analytics, Business Intelligence, Retail BI, Delivery Leadership, Blog