DevOps Case Studies

  This is a bank of DevOps Case Studies to help those tasked with implementing CI or CD. dayshaIt can be a reality for organisations large and small independent of sector and technology. Because Daysha is focused on larger indigenous organisations our case studies are more oriented towards financial institutions with legacy technologies. This material has […]

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Collaborative Software for IT Teamwork? Atlassian Leads the way

The market tor IT project software continues to sizzle as the drive to launch more and more innovative products puts particular pressure on IT teams. Why the spike in new software? It turns out that the IT project team approach to product development has simultaneously created an environment of collaboration. This collaborative approach, combined with […]

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How Do You…Manage IT Department Overload?

Business executives these days are in an innovation pressure cooker. Everywhere they turn, innovation is the buzz. Innovation makes headlines. Innovation captures investors’ imaginations. Innovation may bring in new types of customers. Stakeholders aren’t immune to “innovation fever.” In addition to demand for steady, if not increased, profits, stakeholders may be adding to the executives’ […]

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Secrets to Finding Great IT Project Managers

A great IT Project Manager can make the difference between a successful project and a dismal failure. But finding great IT Project Manager is very difficult to find. Why is this? In this article you will learn What factors make it difficult to find IT Project Managers How and when to choose internal vs external […]

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The Challenges of Using Agile Project Management with Offshore Partners

We’ve been using Agile Project Management and software development methodologies for a number of years. We use it for internal projects as well as projects with customers. Our customer projects are usually the most challenging since we often have a geographically distributed development team. Typically the team is split between Ireland and mainland Europe. The […]

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Making the case for use cases

You spent months, and millions of dollars developing that fantastic new system. Only, when it was unveiled, it fell short of expectations. What happened? Who is to blame? How do you avoid it from happening again? If this sounds like your last project, don’t feel bad. It has happened to many project teams. And how […]

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Most Common Project Management Myths Busted

You might hear a lot of misconceptions about project managers today: they’re buried in paperwork, run constant lengthy team meetings, and so on. However, different researches and stats prove different. Based on the results of multiple studies, this infographic from Wrike busts five most common project management myths and shares a couple of useful productivity hacks along […]

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Breaking down silos: The Changing Role of Quality Assurance in IT Projects

In our previous article, “DevOps: Can we automate our way to Business and IT Alignment?” we discussed how agile software development has merged with IT operations to better align technology and business teams. Ultimately, the agile movement that spurred on the DevOps phenomenon is test-based, and requires developers to take on a greater role in […]

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Critical Chain Project Management

What is wrong with traditional project management? We all know the statistics related to project failures – the numbers vary from 80% of all IT projects to 30% depending on what study you read. By failure we mean over budget, delayed, or cancelled. Given the level of project failures it may be tempting to conclude […]

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