Topic: value stream

Data integration and alignment will dictate generative AI’s impact on digital transformation

Generative AI has taken the enterprise world by storm throughout 2023 – and for good reason. From a digital transformation perspective, it has the potential to amplify efficiency to new heights at a time when it’s needed most. Most enterprise digital transformation efforts today fail. A recent Gartner report found that nearly 70% of CFOs … continue reading

Broadcom survey finds increase in VSM adoption

A new Broadcom report today around value stream management (VSM) shows an increase in adoption and found that – for the second year in a row – customer value is a top priority among reporting organizations. Of the 96% of responding companies that say they’ve undertaken a value stream management initiative, driving long-term customer value … continue reading

Allstacks releases new tool for tracking R&D cost capitalization

The value stream management company Allstacks has announced the general release of its Software Capitalization feature. This new capability allows teams to track software development expenses related to R&D that could be subject to capitalization or tax credits. According to Allstacks, R&D cost capitalization is something that is mandated by accounting standards in the US … continue reading

Report: Value stream implementations not leading to the results businesses want

Many organizations who have tried to implement value stream management (VSM) are now having issues with getting the results they want out of this practice. According to a recent survey from Broadcom, more than two-thirds of respondents claimed that their visibility isn’t what it should be. In addition, the majority of companies are missing a key … continue reading

Planview delivers the convergence of portfolio management, Agile planning, and value stream management

Software management company Planview has announced Digital Product Insights, which combines portfolio management and agile planning with delivery insights from value stream management (VSM) and objectives key results (OKRs). The release is part of the company’s initiative to give companies a concrete way to break down organizational silos with a single view of shared metrics … continue reading

Report: 92% of organizations are not prepared for digital transformation

The majority of organizations seeking to make a digital transformation are not equipped to do it successfully, according to the results of the recently released “2023 Project to Product: State of the Industry” report by portfolio management company Planview. Only 8% of respondents stated that they have operationalized the shift from project to product, meaning … continue reading

ConnectALL 2.11 introduces Logic Flow Adapters

ConnectALL 2.11 is the latest release of the value stream management (VSM) company’s flagship VSM platform. ConnectALL is calling this release a “complete overhaul” of the platform, providing a more modern UI and stronger VSM capabilities.  Logic Flow Adapters were added to the platform in this release. These allow users to incorporate business logic into … continue reading

GitLab enters value stream market with new Value Streams Dashboard

GitLab is officially entering the value stream management space with the beta release of its Value Streams Dashboard.  The new dashboard provides an overall view of metrics like DORA and flow metrics. By tracking these metrics over a period of time, development teams will be able to locate trends early, drill down into individual metrics, … continue reading

Beyond features and bugs: Expanding how to evaluate development investments

Overnight, every company in the world became a software company. Those companies are either on the journey to becoming a world-class software company or they are going extinct. One key step in a successful journey requires connecting the daily work done by software teams to corporate goals and embracing autonomy with alignment.  Software development is … continue reading

2023: The Year of Continuous Improvement

March 13, 2020. Friday the 13th. That’s when a large number of companies shut their offices to prevent the spread of a deadly virus – COVID-19. Many thought this would be a short, temporary thing.  They were wrong. The remainder of 2020 and 2021 were spent trying to figure out how to get an entire … continue reading

Value stream management provides predictability in unpredictable times

In 2019, most business leaders probably wouldn’t have predicted the changes that would be coming their way in early 2020 thanks to a global pandemic. If they had, perhaps they would have been able to make decisions more proactively and wouldn’t have had to scramble to convert their workforce to remote, digitize all their experiences, … continue reading

Value stream management is all about continuous improvement

Value stream management has a terminology problem, since there are terms out there that sound the same but are actually different: value stream, value stream mapping, value stream management, and value management – which leaves many confused. “There’s nothing wrong with value stream management itself, but there’s plenty wrong with how it’s being considered and … continue reading

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