BI & Analytics Tier 2 Performance User Productivity

In the post “Three Tiers for Measuring Business Intelligence & Analytic Performance,” I described my views that BI & Analytics contribute to organizational performance with three different levels of importance.
  • Tier 1: Business Metrics – Are we contributing to profitable revenue growth?
  • Tier 2: User Productivity — Are we impacting the user productivity?
  • Tier 3: IT Productivity — Are we more efficient in our IT operations?

In this post, I want to expand on what I mean by user productivity. Continue reading “BI & Analytics Tier 2 Performance User Productivity”

Federico Bellani on “Adoption and evolution of agile practices over time”

Today, Federico Bellani released his research on the Adoption and evolution of agile method practices.  The research is an extensive litature review supported by survey results from 194 worldwide participants and extensive survey analysis.  Some of his findings on agile practices fall inline with the results from the VersionOne annual survey on the state of agile.  Specifically, Continue reading “Federico Bellani on “Adoption and evolution of agile practices over time””