Webinar Recording - An Agile Mindset: The Nexient Way
Agile traditionalists will often tell you there’s only one way to be agile.
Agile traditionalists will often tell you there’s only one way to be agile.
Software development can be complicated. Projects can start to go off the rails and it’s not always from lack of effort, ability, or experience.
Nexient helped a cannabis company prepare to scale as marijuana is legalized in more U.S. states. The largest cannabis company of a Midwestern state asked Nexient to upgrade i
“So, we don’t have a budget for accessibility. But it’s not a big deal. Our users don’t have disabilities anyway.”
Nexient helped a therapeutic startup adapt medical protocols to smartphone technology.
Practicing agile in the modern work environment can take many shapes. Across every industry there are different interpretations and methods.
Nexus is our annual event where we celebrate the innovation and progress some of our leading executive partners have made by getting together in Napa Valley, CA.
In the classic debate over which came first — the chicken or the egg — they both appear equally essential for the other to happen. There’s a similarly head-scratching riddle o
You’ve been successful at your job for 10 years and, while the corner office is finally yours, you’re suddenly asking yourself questions like, “Why am I here? Am I happy?"
You know you’re working with inspiring and amazing people when you find yourself looking around and thinking, “Wow! This team is full of great leaders, captivating innovators,
What is blockchain technology and what does it enable? We'll show the pros of using blockchain alongside Agile strategy and what you can achieve when doing so.
I promise this isn’t a blog series to spotlight all my work friends, but coincidentally, today’s feature happens to be a teammate who I’ve had the honor to work with before.
The work involved in planning, designing, building, and managing enterprise and internet-scale software systems is as complex as any other human endeavor throughout history.
A few weeks ago, we hosted ~100 of our top customers and prospects for our first ever digital networking event, Nexus Connect.
The second edition of our newest monthly blog feature: Six questions with Nexient team members who you need to meet. Get ready to meet one of Nexient’s best: Adam Howard.
Our first-ever, digital networking event – Nexus Connect.
In this series, we’ll be interviewing some of the amazing individuals behind our mission of developing innovative custom software people love to use. Let’s welcome our first
In June, we announced the acquisition of Nexient by NTT DATA; a top 6 global IT services provider that is a category leader and innovator for all of the customers that they se
So, your company has decided to go “agile”? What does that mean for you as a department manager or project manager? How do you know if your teams are making progress?
Nexient’s Agile Transformation Approach is built with a pragmatic agile development mindset. Read more about pragmatic agile principles
Last week, we sat down with Vicky Papa, VP of Utilities and Energy at Nexient, for a round-table discussion about all things crisis preparation and ways utilities professional
Learn how to determine business value in agile with subjective and objective verification using agile business value metrics.
There are a lot of ways trust affects Agile teams. Learn about core components of agile trust in building agile performing teams.
Find out who the kids and parents are in this nostalgic analogy centered around the agile development environment.
H1-B visa reform is likely to impact most large US companies – here’s how to prepare.
Traditional business intelligence systems are seriously struggling. It's time to take the first steps toward real-time analytics.
With a NoSQL database in place, you can get up-to-the-second insights into consumer behavior
As seen in USA Today: A perspective on Trump’s “Buy American, Hire American” executive order.
Three things you need to know about accessible digital design compliance
This wasn’t the Agile I’d read about. This wasn’t the Agile Manifesto in action. This wasn’t Agile at all. It was Faux-gile.
Done right, DevOps is more than a tool for efficiency. It’s an investment in employee happiness.
You have to commit—really commit—to automation and telemetry.
I was blown away. Forget any negative stereotypes you might have about teenagers: these have got to be some of the most delightful, curious, diverse,
A good environment gives agile teams a boost while bad ones can drag them down. Learn more about ideal agile workspaces.
You already know your business wants to transform around cloud, mobile, DevOps and agile development. The question is can finance become Agile too?
Rather than fear it, online retailers should see this as an opportunity
That multiweek cycle that suits the dev team isn’t always a great fit for DevOps
Explore agile methodology pros and cons for various agile techniques, and discover benefits from different flavors of agile.
If you’ve worked in DevOps for more than a couple years, you’re probably all too familiar with the agony of monolithic apps...
If you have the right mindset, and more importantly, act on it, you’ll be well ahead of your competitors…
Some of the most important skills for developers don’t involve code and aren’t taught in books (at least, not the ones I read as a student)!
Every agile team needs an occasional checkup. These 4 essential agile retrospective questions will help with agile auditing and agile health.
How NOT to introduce DevOps in the enterprise, and a three-point plan to avoid the corporate quicksand
Learn about velocity in agile and why business and executives are often fixated on increasing agile velocity in a way that is unhelpful for development teams.
Understand two very different ways users can help you build better software
No one can fully explain why bad software happens to good people.
Companies are discovering a new approach to talent acquisition: hiring teams instead of individuals.
Why does digital accessibility really matter? Just ask Beyoncé .
If you're ready to drive real improvements in your Agile process, your retros have to work harder.
Many software companies that need to accelerate faster than they can hire will supplement their teams with contractors.
If life is too short for crappy software, why is there so much of it? Here's the first of 5 golden rules of software every business needs to know.
In the latest post in our quest to save the world from #crappysoftware, golden rules 2 and 3 carry us through the minefields of Friction and Function.
Did my friend really have to leave the state he loved to build his dream career?
People sometimes describe DevOps as a factory. It’s a good analogy.
Every delightful app you’ve ever used has probably followed these five rules.
To “make a dent in the universe,” as Steve Jobs famously said, you might already be in exactly the right place.
Everyone wants to hire a team of rock stars—or ninjas, or geniuses, as it appears.
The wrong way: call it a “best practice” Once I found an internal system that was logging usernames and passwords in plain text.
Most organizations are DevOps-resistant by nature.
The rise of Agile and DevOps highlight the differences between project and product in software development.
Design systems can create a seamless and scalable user experience across multiple digital products.
Of all the things I miss about being together with the Nexient team, the one that I might miss the most...
The word ‘agile’ is a term emerging as a critical piece in how businesses are innovating and modifying the way they work. Learn about Agile Building Solutions.
Nexus has been a cornerstone in how we shape the Nexient belief system to...