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xScion Solutions Appoints Art Fuller as Chief Revenue Officer

McLean, VA – xScion Solutions (xScion), a leading digital business transformation consultancy, today announced that it has appointed Art Fuller as the Chief Revenue Officer. Fuller brings more than 30 years of experience helping clients digitally...

Tips to Stop Common Agile Failures

 

Every Agile project starts out with the best of intentions. But when it comes to Agile transformation, failure is (unfortunately) an option.

Taking Center Stage: The Customer

 

In the classic 1954 management book The Practice of Management, Peter Drucker wrote, “what the business thinks it produces is not of first importance – especially not to the future of the business and its success. What the customer thinks he...

Top-down + Bottom-up = Permanence

Using 'as-a-Service' (aaS) to Support Digital Transformation for Small & Mid-sized Companies

For those of you who are old enough to remember or have read the book, “1984” by George Orwell, the future is no longer in a far-away place, it is our present state. For those of you who haven’t read this book, I suggest you do so. Understanding...

A Tale of Two Banks – Understanding the Data Problem is Key

“Bias toward action” has become a popular phrase that is now even found in job descriptions. It is popularly used in design thinking and most well known as one of Amazon’s 14 Leadership Principles.

We Don’t Need Another (Data Governance) Hero

 

“We Don’t Need Another Hero” by Tina Turner, is the theme song to the 1985 movie, “Mad Max Beyond the Thunderdome”. The story is based in post-apocalypse Australia and features Mad Max, the protagonist in a series of Mad Max films, a lone...

Data Governance to Maximize Value

Measuring for Agile Success

Clearly knowing what to measure and how to communicate and utilize the learnings are challenges for Agile success in today’s data rich environments. In the webinar 4 Communication Strategies for Agile Success, Agile expert Bhavani Krishnan and...

When Decentralized Decision-Making is Best…And Not Best.

In the typical, dynamic Agile environment there are two constants - conditions change and decision need to be made based on these changes. If decision-making authority is too centralized, decisions can be delayed and ill-informed. Conversely,...