Category: Culture

  • 7 Lessons on a Journey to InnerSource

    With the increasing pressure to deliver new ideas, products and services faster and more efficiently, companies are asking themselves: Is our development model the best it could be?  Companies born in the digital world tend to have an inherent collaborative culture, using agile methodologies and open source ecosystems that drives a more efficient development model…

  • 10 Recommendations for making DevOps a success

    According to a recent State of DevOps report, organizations that adopt a DevOps culture have 60 times fewer failures than those not implementing a DevOps approach.  Here Alex Knol, NearForm’s Director of DevOps and David Gonzalez, DevOps Consultant at NearForm share some of their observations on how organisations approach DevOps, what to do and what…

    Leanne Vaughey
    DevOps, Cloud Native, Culture, Security | 16th September 2019
  • Lessons from a Journey to InnerSource with James McLeod at FINOS

    Danese Cooper talks to James McLeod, Director of Community at the FinTech Open Source Foundation – FINOS, about his journey to InnerSource at Lloyds Banking Group.  James recently joined FINOS to pioneer and educate the Financial Services adoption of Open Source.  In this podcast, you can learn how he overcame the challenges in establishing cross-functional…

  • 6 Ways to prepare the Ground for Change in Transforming your Digital Customer Experience

    According to a 2018 World Economic Forum report by Bain & Company, only 1% of $1.2 trillion digital transformation investments will achieve their set targets. Why is that? If companies have decided that customers are in the driving seat and that delivering a superlative digital customer experience (CX) is paramount, then surely all obstacles to…

    Colm Harte
  • Creating an environment for accelerated innovation

    How can you create an environment where innovation accelerates?

    When innovation disrupts existing delivery models or other aspects of a company’s status quo, that can be uncomfortable. But getting innovation right is imperative for enterprises who want to survive the current seismic changes and emerge steady, strong, and more customer-focused than ever. During our recent webinar, Creating an Environment for Accelerated Innovation, I was…

  • DevOps is a Mindset & Culture not a magic set of Tools

    In the DevOps world there’s been an explosion of tools being developed with the express goal of facilitating the Agile principles, methods, and practices. Demand for DevOps specialists has soared by 986 percent in the last five years, according to recruitment firm Reed. But plugging the gap with people and tools will not magically bring…

    NearForm
    DevOps, Culture, Kubernetes, Podcast | 26th June 2019
  • In person with NearForm founder, Cian Ó Maidín

    GBI Events recently caught up with NearForm founder and CEO to talk disruption, Open Source, and how the global development community is directly supporting business transformation. What do you see as the biggest business challenges enterprises are facing right now into 2019? At a global level, there’s been a huge shift. All the systems on…

    Virtual Coffee
    Interviews, Culture, Node.js, Open Source | 20th June 2019
  • How to succeed with Digital Innovation

    Making digital innovation a core competency is key to any enterprise’s survival and growth in the modern era; digital and analytics are more and more key to any enterprise strategy. A systemic culture of organic innovation is a key part of making innovation succeed. We caught up with NearForm Technical Director Damian Beresford, whose presentation…

    Damian Beresford
  • Podcast – NearForm, Open Source and Node.js with CEO Cian Ó’Maidín

    Cian Ó'Maidín shares the founding principles of NearForm, the critical factors to the future success of Open Source in the enterprise and how Node.js has evolved in its 10 years. If you are interested in Danese Cooper's book 'Adopting Innersource' mentioned  in this podcast, head on over here and complete a request form.  The first...
    NearForm
    Open Source, Culture, Node.js, Podcast | 22nd May 2019
  • 5 ways on how you should approach open innovation in your organisation

    Want a high performing culture? Make way for open innovation!

    Are today’s enterprises approaching innovation in the healthiest and most efficient way? If enterprises are to stay relevant, it’s time to retire outdated approaches to product & service development and embrace open innovation – by which we mean opening up the innovation process to open source solutions and a collaborative approach rather than in siloed…

    James Snell
    Innovation, Agile, Culture, InnerSource, Open Source | 20th February 2019
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