Delays in software production are almost always caused by unexpected roadblocks. By identifying those roadblocks early, we can avoid them. The result is better software, faster. That’s where PowerUp, our live project health reporting tool, comes in. In this video, we explain how PowerUp helps organizations get better products to market faster.
The recent Equifax data breach has reignited the national discussion on cybersecurity. Accusations and outrage abound, but how do companies prevent hacks like this from occurring in the future? This article details ways organizations can learn from the Equifax breach future compromises.
Today we’re thrilled to announce the release of our new PowerUp app. The enhanced PowerUp platform adds powerful new features to our product management tool, which offers unrivaled transparency in software development. This article details PowerUp's rich set of features.
Few people get excited about digging into old "legacy code," but companies that delay too long will find themselves with heavy technical debt. This technical debt can result in an unserviceable application, or even worse, complete failure. This article explores methods businesses can use to tackle (and prevent) technical debt.
Nine years ago, five individuals were faced with a choice: continue trudging through the corporate world of indifference, or quit, and invest in the seedling of a business. Those five chose the latter, founding Devbridge Group. The choice was in line with a value we continuously strive for: to defy mediocrity. This article recaps how we've grown since that time, and how we strive for constant improvement.
In Part III of our white paper on digital customer onboarding in banking, we detail ways financial services companies can update the technical architecture needed to support an omnichannel experience.
The promise of what Agile and DevOps can do for companies is an enticing one: The ability to be nimbler and react faster through continuous integration and continuous delivery. Why, then, are banks and other financial institutions struggling to implement it? This article explores the vast potential of DevOps and how it can be implemented.
Banks are engaged in a race toward digitization, particularly in digital customer onboarding. As you might expect, the race is one with many hurdles: rollout time, budget, infrastructure changes, regulation—the challenges can be daunting. We're here to help. In this article, we'll summarize Part II of our white paper on digital customer onboarding. There, we detail our design process and provide a road map to get started.
In Part I of our recent white paper, "Digital customer onboarding: Building valuable customer experiences through digital bank channels," we assess the state of the banking industry’s onboarding approaches, each with its own level of digital sophistication—or lack thereof. This post explores some of the findings from Part I of the white paper.
Underinvesting in a company's culture results in lower employee engagement and, in turn, a higher cost of doing business. Gallup reports that 70% of the U.S. workforce is unengaged. The negative financial impact? Around U.S. $450-550 billion per year. This post discusses themes for investing in and changing culture for the better to ensure team members are energetic, engaged and impassioned.
At last month's Bank Innovation 2017 conference in San Jose, Calif., a consistent theme in presentations was FinTech (financial technology) disruption. As I sat with fellow technology vendors, banking technologists and strategists, I posed often posed this question: Is there disruption in the financial services industry from FinTech? In this post, I'll detail what I've learned.
As a child, you likely created things with LEGO® bricks - a spaceship designed to explore the unknown, a castle with secret passages or a race car to drive on endless roads. These creations were built in short time with just an idea, a medium (bricks) and creativity. So, why has it become so difficult to turn business ideas into reality?