Many organisations split their delivery teams into squads; within tribes; within domains – which look after areas of delivery or products. Each squad delivers from a backlog of requirements pertaining to their product.
No project ever begins with the intention that it will fail. However, despite the best intentions, this does sometimes happen (often for a myriad of reasons). We’ll examine why projects fail and what can be done to mitigate this…
In 1849, the French writer Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr wrote “plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose “: the more things change, the more they stay the same … the principles that underpin our Merchant Payment Systems are changing for the better.
Technology has come a long way, especially in the last 20 years, but it’s not everything. When I look back at what was around in 2000 when I started my professional career, I can see just how much technology has transformed how we interact with the world – in work and in our personal lives.
Back in the late 1970s, customer-facing banking technology was just getting started. The technology was still in its infancy, but it had come a long way since Barclays unveiled the world’s first ATM in Enfield in 1967. I wonder what Reg Varney would be thinking today?