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AGILE & THE BATTLE FOR BETTER BUSINESS

By Matt Jamison and Josh Bathon |

Agile has yet to have as meteoric an effect on the broader business world as it has in all-things-tech, but this change is on the horizon. In this article, we will explore several simple means for the application of agile in non-tech environments.

August 28, 2020 read more

TGG FACILITATED APPLIED AGILE PANEL DISCUSSION

By Laura Emily |

A few weeks ago, The Gunter Group facilitated a panel discussion at one of our clients (a global footwear and apparel company), which focused on Agile methodology application within their organization.

June 2, 2020 read more

UPCOMING PORTLAND EVENT: APPLYING AGILE TO THE NON-IT PARTS OF YOUR BUSINESS

By Laura Emily |

Join Matt Jamison, TGG’s Tech Practice Leader, at November’s Agile PDX event as he explores how agile concepts offer a fresh approach to building bridges between strategy, processes, and the realization of business goals. Matt provides examples that illustrate how agile can spill over the boundaries of tech into non-IT parts of the business, providing use cases from HR.

November 18, 2019 read more

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE & YOUR BUSINESS: 3 THINGS TO KNOW

By Matt Jamison and Josh Bathon |

Artificial intelligence is all around you. You have been using it for a while, probably without even knowing it. Gmail finishes your sentences. Your phone corrects your spelling and grammar. Instagram decides what to show you next. Spotify creates perfect playlists of new music. Advertisements know exactly what you’re thinking. You use AI hundreds of times a day.

September 17, 2019 read more

EXCAVATING DATA

By Kayla Wopschall |

Archeologists seek to understand human behavior through stuff – physical stuff. These artifacts of human existence are often ravaged by time, leaving the subtlest of clues for us to examine. Without context, archaeologists piece together the puzzle and hypothesize why humans of the past made certain decisions and how they interacted with each other and their environment.

August 29, 2019 read more

TGG LEVELS-UP TECH PRACTICE

By Josh Bathon |

Gunter Group consultants converged on the Portland area last weekend to attend a 16-hour 2-day training on agile. The course, provided by industry leader Rod Claar, included a deep dive into agile best practices and featured hands-on learning experiences.

August 22, 2019 read more

STOP GETTING TECH STRATEGY WRONG

By Josh Bathon |

If your IT department is doing a phenomenal job then you probably never see, hear, or even think about them. They’re out of sight and out of mind. Then something goes wrong and everything changes. When systems fall short, IT comes under the microscope. This usually results in knee jerk change: organizations quickly ditch failing solutions in favor of new ones. In doing so, they often unwittingly cause themselves more headaches.

July 31, 2019 read more

MAKE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE WORK FOR YOU: AN EXPERT OPINION

By Josh Bathon |

Artificial intelligence has been in the news a lot lately. Most recently, an AI named Pluribus outplayed the world’s best Texas Hold’Em players. Perhaps this causes you a bit of concern, given that an essential element of poker is the ability to pull off a convincing bluff. Should we be worried that a computer can lie well enough to clean out the best card players in the world?

July 17, 2019 read more

THE FUTURE OF AGILE: LOSE YOUR MANIFESTO

By Josh Bathon |

Matt Jamison is no stranger to agile. As the Service Lead for technology at The Gunter Group, Jamison is putting his twenty years of tech experience to good use. He has kept his finger on the pulse of all-things-IT for quite some time. Jamison’s latest reflections on tech would surprise you. Lately he has been talking agile, but not in the way you might expect. He believes that business is on the threshold of change.

July 16, 2019 read more

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