Category: Innovation

  • 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...
    NearForm
  • 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
  • Virtual Coffee With NearForm Delivery Architect, Mark Ireland

        For each client engagement, Mark Ireland leads a team of up to ten developers, designers and DevOps engineers. He spoke to us about everything from remote working and financial strategy, to the disruption of open banking APIs. What’s the nature of your client projects at NearForm? They’re digital transformation projects.  We’re usually adding...
    Virtual Coffee
    Fullstack, Innovation, Interviews | 20th March 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
  • The Sourcing Consideration

    The Sourcing Consideration

    Forget about outsourcing or insourcing – jump to co-sourcing! I was struck once again at the recent Noord Group CIO Dialogue in Dublin that the trend of insourcing featured significantly throughout the event. For me, discussions around that recurring theme are still missing a key ingredient: how to leverage niche expertise in strategic partners. The…

    Clare Dillon
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