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Innovation Management

Innovation is Change

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Braden Kelley. Can you think of a single innovation that didn’t change something? I didn’t think so. Innovation is change, or at least, innovation requires change. In my role as an innovation keynote speaker and workshop facilitator, I recently led a German-based industrial company’s North American IT...

Work Management for Teams

The Misaligned Middle: Getting IT Managers On Board with Change

People are talking about the misaligned middle. How can it be that executives understand the value of emerging practices in IT Operations, such as Lean and DevOps, and individual contributors in the trenches get it, but the middle managers just don’t seem to? Are they unaware? Stubborn? Is it learned helplessness? Sandwiched between leadership and individual contributors,...

Work Management for Teams

3 Questions Every IT Ops Person Hears (And How to Answer Them)

Hello, my name is Geoff Craig and I am an Automation Engineer here at LeanKit. In my previous life, I worked in IT Operations for numerous companies, large and small, on projects of varying complexity. In every IT Operations group that I’ve worked with, there were always competing priorities from different parts of the business....

Innovation Management

2016 Ignite Summit: Announcing Speakers from Pfizer, CH2M on Innovation

With just 79 days left until this year’s Spigit Ignite Summit, we’re excited to announce our first round of top-notch speakers. Last year, over 140 leaders from globally recognized companies like IBM, AT&T, MetLife, Cigna, PwC, Unitedhealth Group, Siemens, Estee Lauder and more gathered at our Boston Summit to share new ideas, challenges, and findings resulting from...

Project Portfolio Management

Five Resolutions for the Modern Project Manager

Now that the holidays are in the rear view mirror, January is over, and the Superbowl is in the air, it’s time for project management professionals to buckle down and focus. Many of you have already missed your resolutions or are off to a bad start (guilty as charged here), but it isn’t too late...

Innovation Management

A Warm Welcome to Larry Freed, New Spigit Board Member!

The team at Spigit is excited to share that Larry Freed, CEO and Managing Partner at 2nd Stage Partners, has joined our Board of Directors! A Legacy of Success Before joining 2nd Stage, Larry was CEO and Founder of Foresee, a SaaS customer experience analytics company. Mr. Freed grew Foresee from founding to over 600...

Work Management for Teams

Accelerate Your Delivery with Two New Reports

LeanKit provides a flexible environment where teams practicing different methodologies — such as Kanban, Scrum, Waterfall and everything in between — can work together within the context of the larger enterprise system to deliver value faster. Our reports and Lean metrics help you create an environment of continuous improvement, enabling teams to optimize the way...

Project Portfolio Management

Cloud-based vs. Cloud-hosted: What’s the Difference?

There are some common misconceptions about the distinction between cloud-based and cloud-hosted applications, particularly when it comes to PPM software. Many people confuse these two terms or use them synonymously – which is inaccurate. When thinking about the business impact of an application and the long term effects of going with one model over the other,...

Product Portfolio Management

Top Three Takeaways from Frost & Sullivan’s MindxChange

This year marked the 10th anniversary of the Frost & Sullivan New Product Innovation & Development MindxChange, and it was a great one! If you’re unfamiliar with Frost & Sullivan, and their contribution to everything innovation, I can ensure you that they don’t throw your granddad’s event. This year was 3 days packed to brim...

Work Management for Teams

Managing Complex Workflows in LeanKit

Are miscommunications, handoff delays and unforeseen issues impacting your organization’s ability to deliver? Watch this webinar to learn how to reflect your work structure in LeanKit so you can keep work flowing across multiple teams. About this Webinar In this webinar, Chip Carey, Director of Customer Success at LeanKit, discusses how to: Decompose work across...