CTOs and other technology leaders face a difficult challenge: How do we get board members and fellow executives to understand how well an R&D team is performing? The short answer is by demonstrating value, which lies in working software. The faster we deliver software, the more value we show. The best way to quickly deliver software is to create a high-performing technology organization (aka an engineering team) by establishing continuous delivery.
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Years of technology adoption have led many businesses to have too many disconnected systems and experience difficulty in accessing information. Time lost in navigation is also hamstringing businesses, with 73% of companies in our State of the Services Economy 2019 report stating they spend more than one hour per day on average navigating from app to...
Most of us grew up with our parents telling us not to get into strangers’ cars. Today, we regularly open ridesharing apps on our phones and willingly ask strangers to drive us places. Ridesharing apps can track where we are during our ride, who our driver is, and even allow us to send our route and estimated time of arrival to friends. This interaction—which essentially amounts to hitchhiking—is made possible because technology facilitated instantaneous trust building within a transaction...
Services organizations today are dealing with increasingly specialized work and a siloing of data and departments that are caused by myriad systems intended to make it easier to get work done. While these systems can help equip team members with the tools and insights they need to succeed, they may not be enough on their own to efficiently run a services business.
Mavenlink recently published its 2019 State of the Services Economy Report, an annual in-depth analysis of the services industry based on a global survey, including the trends and obstacles shaping businesses around the world.
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Today, it’s common for people to work on projects together across multiple geographic locations and time zones. This is particularly true for client-facing services organizations, which often depend on a multitude of expert, outside contractors to complete projects in tandem with in-house staff members.
Implementing new project management software can be challenging and exciting. This tool can not only help increase data and tracking in your projects but can also maximize efficiency, resources, and margins.
To reap the benefits of your new project management software, your team first needs to have full buy-in and commitment to its use. This makes the initial introduction of the software to your team integral to your project management software success.
The services industry has experienced unprecedented levels of growth during the last several years and shows no signs of slowing down.
Professional Services Automation (PSA) solutions support services organizations and help teams tackle time-consuming tasks with automation, making project management more efficient and accurate. However, in today’s service-level economy, businesses need to go beyond traditional PSAs and leverage the data and insights that a modern solution can provide in order to compete and thrive.
One of the biggest systems opportunities for services organizations today is to build their technology environment around an Operational System of Record (OSR). By bridging core planning, executional, accounting, and analysis systems in a single operating environment, organizations are able to experience dramatically better visibility, predictability, and agility while also gaining greater understanding and control over their finances.