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About Katie Dee

Katie Dee is a graduate of SUNY Oneonta where she studied english with a heavy focus on writing and editing. Her passion for writing and interest in tech led her to become an Online and Social Media Editor for SD Times. She is also a lifelong dancer and was a member of the Oneonta State Kickline Team while in school.

Turning IT into a value center using VSMP and VSDP solutions

For many organizations, IT has historically been viewed as a cost center. However, using value stream management programs (VSMP) and value stream delivery platforms (VSDP) can help to transform IT into a value center.  In his talk at {virtual} VSMcon 2022, Akshay Sharma, CTO at Kovair Software discussed this journey and offered some tips in

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How to solve “lost in translation” between software leaders and executive teams

As a software leader, it can be difficult to provide executive teams with concrete evidence to show that company objectives and OKRs are being met. This can lead to a great deal of miscommunication between the two entities and result in a lack of trust between executives and software teams. In his session at {virtual}

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Cross-functional team collaboration is the key to eliminating dependencies

When multiple teams are operating within the same value stream, controlling dependencies can feel like a daunting task. These teams often become silos and negatively impact the ability to collaborate across the entire value stream, increasing dependencies and decreasing overall productivity.  At this month's {virtual} VSMcon 2022, Jim Benson, CEO of Modus Cooperandi and author

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