COVID-19: Navigate the exit from lockdown

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a truly unique impact. Economies worldwide have all but shut down as governments have sought to halt the spread of the virus and prevent potentially disastrous consequences by locking down and imposing social distancing measures on their populations. Not since the Black Death has a disease so profoundly switched off […]

Business Agility Through Data Agility

The Problem The ability to use data is fundamental to an organisation’s survival. Despite an awareness that the effective use of data underpins corporate success, many organisations are struggling to use data as a valuable resource to support their corporate strategies. We consistently see many organisations still grappling with the basics, lacking a ‘fit for […]

Why Focus on Infra Agility?

This article discusses critical capabilities related to IT and Infra agility which will help businesses deploy faster than the competition while eliminating waste and reducing cost on ‘route to live’. We will also look at enabling and empowering developers while meeting control requirements at the same time. Our experience has shown us that some organizations […]

Portfolio Management

In this article you will find perspectives from Holley Holland’s experiences helping a large Global Bank’s Portfolio management function to rediscover new ways of working. The article brings insights from practices and lessons learnt in a number of areas including outcome orientation thinking and planning, value based prioritisation, balanced value stream based MVP funding models, […]

Agile Steps on the 1,000 Mile Journey

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step…but it helps if it’s bold and in the right direction!” The insurance industry is at an inflection point – the digital challenge and changing needs of a younger generation mean that insurers need to adapt quickly to the demands of tomorrow’s customers or risk […]

Recovery and Resolution

Context Banks deemed systemically important to the financial system are required to produce and maintain recovery and resolution plans*. These set out the arrangements in place to ensure their ability to recover from short-term stresses, in the event of a material deterioration in their financial situation. Plans must include recovery options that cater for a […]