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Adopting Agile in the Financial Sector

In a recent post, we established why financial organizations–from banks to payment solutions providers–need to be Agile. Yet many financial institutions still make...

The Impact of Agile for Financial Services

The Business Value of Agile Innovation is our new series looking at  the many ways Agile can transform specific sectors for the better. Financial services leaders...

3 Measurable Agile Outcomes Leaders Should Care About

In the last decade, Agile has evolved from a framework primarily utilized by software development teams to a methodology employed across many organizational units....

The Mindset Shift Project Managers Need to Make in 2021

A traditional project manager can feel like a salmon swimming upstream in an agile world, fighting against the current to make progress. In many cases, IT specialists...

This Is Your Captain Speaking: Leading Through Turbulent Times

If 2020 has reminded us of anything, it’s that we can’t predict what’s coming next. In this accessible 15-minute presentation, Polaris’ People Lead Angela Dugan and...

The No. 1 Reason Agile Transformations Fail

At Polaris Solutions, we often work with organizations looking to become more modern and flexible in their software development practices. Many of them come to us...

Characteristics of Highly-Effective Agile Workspaces [Updated for 2020]

In recent years, a number of Polaris clients have recognized the benefits of creating modern, Agile workspaces. We’ve worked with them, and our team of Agilecoaches,...

How to Start Shipping Faster With GitOps

GitOps has been around for a few years, kicked off by Weaveworks back in 2017. In short, the concept revolves around a Git repository that serves as the single source...

Avoid the Agile Transformation Trough of Despair

Senior leaders at startups are known to spend as much time on business processes as on technology products. Conventional wisdom holds, however, that as an...