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.

Industrial Digitalisation in the light of the Pandemic

2021-01-08T18:32:35+01:00April 24th, 2020|Categories: Latest Publications|Tags: , , , , , , |

The full economic consequences of the coronavirus pandemic are far from being understood, but it is already clear that there will be lasting if not permanent changes to global trade. Industrial Digitalisation will play a key role in helping manufacturing companies survive the coming turmoil.

Industrial Digitalisation: Act now, act fast

2021-01-08T11:26:51+01:00April 17th, 2020|Categories: Latest Publications|Tags: , , , , , |

The strategic importance of digitalisation, Industry 4.0, amongst executive and senior management in many industrial companies is undervalued and poorly understood. There’s really only one way to address the challenge of digitalisation: act now, act fast.

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