As discussed in my previous blog post, the notion of the OODA loop is foundational for many of today’s common agile, LEAN and DevOps methods. But given we typically talk about it in a systems context, it’s important to examine the core motivations for enterprises becoming more responsive to changes in their environment.
In the 60 years since its foundation as a single gas station in Virginia, Pilot Flying J has grown to be the largest operator of travel centers in North America. With over 750 locations serving more than 1.6 million professional drivers and traveling motorists daily, Pilot Flying J provides its guests with overnight parking, showers, warm meals, Wi-Fi, and a vast array of merchandise.
After much hand wringing and collaborative sessions with teammates (most notably fellow Muleys Andrew Latham and Alison Jarris) and customers, a framework for how to think about agility has emerged that suggests a path about how to measure it (while not falling victim to Goodhart’s law).
The fiscal year is ending and once again, your efforts to get modernization improvements funded haven’t planned out. You know that this lack of funding won’t stop any of your partners from decrying the competency or effort of IT.
Developers play a crucial role in implementing an API-led approach for integration of applications, data, and devices to drive digital transformation. With the release of Mule 4, our goal is to empower you to cycle through projects with speed and velocity.
Many customers I meet are either evaluating or beginning their implementation of microservice architectures. Some of these customers are coming off big-bang projects that have failed to replace large legacy assets.
As an IT professional, have you ever been in a situation where you know something is broken, but you can’t manage to spot where it is coming from?
It is frustrating and quite time-consuming. You can try to use “divide and conquer” to determine the root cause. Step by step, you reduce the problem space until you isolate the origin of the issue. Yet, in most cases, you still don’t fully know what complex chain of events led to the pain.
The influence of rapidly-evolving macro-economic conditions and regulatory changes, especially following the 2008 financial crisis, have always kept the financial services industry on its toes. However, few could have foreseen the impact created by the waves of new fintech startups that have surged into the market in recent years. The charge is being led by innovative new entrants, such as Atom Bank, TransferWise and Sonovate, which are finding success in using new technologies to deliver traditional financial services in ways that revolutionise the customer experience.
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