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Agile Development Methodology: what lessons have we learned?

  • Published on: 14 May 2015
  • By: Senior Consultant

As Darwin once said, “In the long history of humankind, those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed”. Little did he realise the importance of this statement and the appropriateness of his words to business methodology almost 150 years later.

Is “IN” the new “OUT”?

  • Published on: 28 April 2015
  • By: Angela Wyatt

There are regular debates in the fashion press as to whether black/blue/grey/brown (delete as appropriate) will be the new black! The never ending deliberation as to what is the staple trend of the season results in a short lived outcome that is replaced no sooner than it reaches the high street.

Correspondingly, those of us in the sourcing markets have known for years and with reasonable confidence that “Out is the new Out”. Outsourcing has remained the failsafe pair of jeans of the industry.

The Dreaded IT Risk Register!

  • Published on: 24 February 2015
  • By: Lesley Michaelis

You can see it now – a voice says “we need to review the IT Risk Register” and everyone suddenly has a more pressing meeting to go to. Perhaps the reason for this reluctance to review the register is born from the fact that it typically contains many items around technology and the need to invest in technology and infrastructure. Whilst it is important to acknowledge the significance of this, equal weight must be given to managing the risks relating to an outsource service.

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