This life, which had been the tomb of his virtue and of his honour, is but a walking shadow; a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more: it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.

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DIGITAL AGILE TRANSFORMATION – 3 APPROACHES TO THE FUTURE

Today, turning a company into an agile organization is a stated goal at many upper management levels. There is not, however, a single correct way to achieve this goal. The “why” for an agile transformation should first be clarified and then an appropriate strategy be designed. These strategies can be essentially summarized into three approaches: Lighthouse project, spin-off and radical transformation. In this whitepaper, you will learn what is involved with each approach and the advantages and disadvantages of each.

THE 7 SUCCESS FACTORS FOR DIGITAL LABS

Digitisation has now gained ground in even the most conservative sectors. Today, the question is no longer whether there will be changes, but what the scope of these changes will be. Anyone wishing to be among the winners of digitisation must act – but how best to deal with it?

One successful way is bundling digital initiatives in separate units largely independent of the parent organization

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SCRUM AND ERP – DO THEY GO TOGETHER?

An ERP system is no less than the backbone of a company. As a reflection of current business processes it is intended to support work flows and help keep them efficient. Seen from a functional point of view ERP systems offer countless possibilities. But it is also a fact that they rank among the most sluggish and, at the same time, most cost-intensive architectures in the IT landscape of a company. Should a company wish or have to adapt to changes on the market, the highly branched ERP giants

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SCRUM IN HARDWARE DEVELOPMENT

Engineering expertise is the export hit of German, Swiss and Austrian enterprises. Development-intensive branches such as mechanical engineering, the automotive industry, medical technology and electrical engineering are key mainstays of the economy across Europe. However, global competition is catching up: shorter innovation cycles are called for, development projects must be completed faster, more economically, but nevertheless, in the same high quality. Agile management

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3 REASONS FOR INTRODUCING AGILE PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT IN MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY

Medical technology has never lacked revolutionary ideas. Yet, cost pressure and new international competitors in the healthcare sector make shorter development cycles inevitable, even for this highly innovative industry. Many companies have to ask themselves, how, under current regulatory frameworks, product development can be faster, less cost intensive while still providing premium quality products? 

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