Chris Buxton presents on Statistics New Zealand's IT recovery journey

by Graham Pohl on 24/08/2017 10:00

Nearly every organisation is somewhere on their cloud journey - at Equinox IT we spend a lot of time helping organisations to decide how rapidly they can safely transition their systems. While there are technical constraints, mostly these are conversations about the risk appetite of the organisation, and what rate of change both users and IT staff are able to cope with. Many organisations associate their current technologies, structures and operating models with low-risk and perceive rapid change as increasing risk - when in reality not changing fast enough can put them at greater risk.

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Stop focusing on Agile practices - Start focusing on leadership!

by Brendon Livingstone on 13/01/2017 11:00

We're thrilled to have Michael Sahota, a Canadian-based Scrum Alliance Certified Enterprise Coach visiting with us in April this year.

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What makes an effective business case?

by Paul Ramsay on 09/02/2016 10:00

When an organisation is making an investment decision for a project, they want confidence that the investment will deliver the benefits they are seeking. A business case sets out important information to help decision makers make the right investment decision for projects. However, the decision is only as good as the information that the business case provides. A better business case will lead to a better investment decision. To help your organisation deliver better business cases, in this Blab we discuss the question 'What makes an effective business case?'.

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Using Agile practices to manage project risk

by Brendon Livingstone on 09/09/2015 10:00

 

All projects have risks. The success of a project can often be dictated by how well the project team manages that risk.

Last month Equinox IT training partner and Certified Scrum Trainer Rowan Bunning delivered a webinar with us entitled Using Agile techniques to manage risk more effectively. The webinar covered a lot of ground and was very well received. In this article I summarise some of Rowan’s key takeaway messages.

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What makes a damn good solution architect?

by Mindi Clews on 06/06/2015 06:24

The role of solution architect has never been more important than it is today. We live in a world where change is rapid, technology is ubiquitous and systems are increasingly complex. Making the right technology decisions for your organisation for today and for the future can make the difference between success and irrelevance.

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