Category: Innovation

  • 2020: Another Year to Accelerate & Innovate

    It’s the end of the year and we’re enjoying a festive drink with some of the NearForm Operations team (Damian Beresford – Technical Director, Colm Harte – Technical Director and Hélène Haughney – Chief Operations Officer) to reflect on the year past and look ahead to what’s coming in 2020.  What was 2019 like for…

  • Accelerating Innovation at The Ambassador Theatre Group

    The Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) is the world’s number one live-theatre company with 45 venues in Britain, the US and Australia. With theatres such as The Savoy in London and The Lyric Theatre on Broadway New York, the group has a vision to become the destination of choice for customers wanting to experience live events.  Prioritising…

  • Lessons from a Journey to InnerSource at American Airlines

    At American Airlines, where there are approximately 3,500 people working in IT, the company recognised that there were growing silos of communication and a need for greater collaboration across teams.  In this podcast, we talk to Spencer Kaiser, Principal Architect for Emerging Tech, about how the company embarked on their journey to InnerSource including the…

    NearForm
  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Let’s make systemic software failures a thing of the past!

    Much has been written about the well-known car rental company that has sued a prominent global systems integrator for $32 million. This comes after a core website overhaul – a critical part of the company’s digital strategy – went sour. Sadly, this kind of systemic failure is one we see replicated many times in the…

    Damian Beresford
  • On-Demand Webinar: Creating an Environment for Accelerated Innovation

    Getting innovation right continues to challenge large organizations across industry verticals.  But there are key lessons to take from enterprises who have successfully pioneered new products and services, in new markets, using new tools: truly transformational innovation that doesn't just deliver a great customer experience, but that also builds and changes the core capabilities of the...
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  • 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
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