Aurimas Adomavicius
By:Aurimas Adomavicius Posted On: Topic:Strategy

Product thinking: build what your customers need

We've been running into a lot of mysticism around innovation as of late. Is there any hope for the enterprise or are you forever destined to rely on agencies to infuse you with the magic formula? In this article I write about the culture, behavior, and processes that help the largest of companies create great products their customers love.

Aurimas Adomavicius
By:Aurimas Adomavicius Posted On: Topic:Strategy

Five steps for Agile transformation in financial services

What are the five key elements of starting a successful agile transformation in a financial services enterprise? Is it possible that focused effort in these five elements can drive 80% of the value delivered by agile, while still staying compliant with regulatory requirements? Read on to find out.

Aurimas Adomavicius
By:Aurimas Adomavicius Posted On: Topic:Strategy
Aurimas Adomavicius
By:Aurimas Adomavicius Posted On: Topic:Strategy

Documented Failure: Why Detailed Requirements Cost Twice as Much and Deliver Half the Value

Classic software project management processes were born out of best practices established in the manufacturing industry. Elaborate contract negotiations, detailed requirement gathering, and excessive documentation were cornerstones of an effective project. These practices fail time after time to deliver software customers actually need. Why do detailed requirements predict the doom of a product launch and how can agile be used to deliver more business value at a lower cost?

Aurimas Adomavicius
By:Aurimas Adomavicius Posted On: Topic:Strategy

Increasing value delivered in services industry through transparency

Organizations are carving out more value and creating a better customer experience by eliminating waste. I am convinced the same is happening in the software services industry through adoption of lean practices, rapid prototyping, and agile. The article compares business value delivered through use of different software development workflows.

Michael Grossman
By:Michael Grossman Posted On: Topic:Strategy
Aurimas Adomavicius
By:Aurimas Adomavicius Posted On: Topic:Strategy
Aurimas Adomavicius
By:Aurimas Adomavicius Posted On: Topic:Strategy

A recipe for core company values

It took us seven years to mature our core company values. This blog posts is a recap of our history and process taken to define the cornerstones of our culture and beliefs.

Aurimas Adomavicius
By:Aurimas Adomavicius Posted On: Topic:Strategy

Advantages of Globally Distributed Teams

It is not a secret that we're a global company with three offices across Chicago and Lithuania. What can you expect from working with an international company? Is it all cost savings and funny accents, or are there other benefits from a multi-faceted Product Team that supports you across multiple timezones?

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