Agile: The Emperor’s New Clothes?

2023-09-07T12:05:54+02:00September 23rd, 2021|Categories: Related Publications|Tags: , , , , |

The Waterfall project methodology tilted the software engineering process too far towards the needs of business managers. Agile tilts the balance too far towards the needs and risk-averse nature of engineers. What is needed is a better balance between the two.

Bits & Chips Opinion Article June 2020

2020-06-22T13:35:45+02:00June 22nd, 2020|Categories: Related Publications|Tags: , , , , |

Attempting to use business cases to justify industrial digital transformation (Industry 4.0) was always a time consuming work of fiction. During the corona crisis there is no time for fiction. The fact is that industrial digitalisation breeds its own success. Therefore, business cases should be the consequence of industrial digitalisation and not a justification for it.

Digitalization: act now, act fast

2020-04-17T10:56:45+02:00April 17th, 2020|Categories: Related Publications|Tags: , , , , |

The strategic importance of digitalization, Industry 4.0, amongst executive and senior management in many industrial companies is undervalued and poorly understood. The compound gains to be had from digitalization will rapidly create a widening gap between the smart and the slow. There’s really only one way to address the challenge of digitalization: act now, act fast.

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