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Writings on building software delivery capabilities and delivering digital & technology outcomes for ambitious organisations.

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Made Tech Team Interviews: Tom Taylor, Market Principal

This month we had our second interview in our Made Tech team interview series with our Market Principal Tom Taylor to better understand his role and to feature the great work he has been doing.

What is a data-driven organisation? Bringing order to chaos

Continuing his series on data-driven organisations, our Senior Engineer John Nicholas dives deeper into the problem of data and the importance of identifying the distinction between ‘data-driven organisations’ and ‘informed learning organisations’.

Evolving the NHS Book a virtual visit service with Kettering General Hospital

We spoke to Ian Roddis, Deputy Chief Digital and Information Officer, and Anna Awoliyi, Chief Allied Health Information Officer for Kettering General Hospital about how we collaboratively worked with ward staff and patients to iteratively improve the NHS Book a virtual visit service based on user research.

11 ways to see if your team is high performing: A Litmus test for your team

How do you know if your team is high performing? In this post, Andreas describes a series of indicators that you can use to see if a team that you manage, or are part of, are ‘high performing’, the reasons we encourage particular team behaviours, and what we can do to move a team towards becoming ‘high performing’.

Stop buying specialists and start delivering outcomes

Rich discusses the problems that can arise when companies hire specialists and how to refocus a team to start delivering outcomes. Multidisciplinary teams allow you to focus on what outcomes you’re delivering and enable the team to share the responsibility of all aspects of delivery.

Made Tech Team Interviews: Charlene Hunter, Lead Engineer

This month we had our first interview in our Made Tech team interview series with our Lead Engineer Charlene Hunter to better understand her role and to feature the great work she has been doing.

Modernising legacy applications in the public sector – new book launch!

I’m really pleased to announce the launch of our latest book, Modernising legacy applications in the public sector. We have written the book to share our experience of successful legacy application transformations with technology leaders working across the UK public sector.

Why data-driven organisations: The problem

Why we should care about data-driven organisations? We will look at the specific problem that drives our inquiry into this area and forms the basis of the direction in how this large topic can be broken down.

Documentation should meet outcomes too

How do we go beyond seeing documentation as a burden and ensure that it is maintainable, reliable and valuable? Documentation is necessary to explain how something complicated works and defines a critical process to ensure a successful software release.

Launching the Made Tech Talks webinar series

We are excited to announce the launch of our new webinar series, Made Tech Talks. During this series, we aim to provide helpful, accessible information to empower digital leaders to improve software delivery in the public sector.