It’s mid-year… already… how the time flies, especially when busy and having fun!
2019 has been energising for us
at KRS. We have launched three new Domain Driven Design workshops, and continue to examine how we solve problems. We’ve presented on Systems Thinking
at two international conferences, and will be talking about this again in September at the BA Summit.
Collaboration and communication are two of
the essentials driving us all forward, together. Whether this is between people, companies or pieces of code. Read below for a snapshot of how we are using
these strategies for optimal digital transformation and to forge successful relationships.
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We think, mistakenly, that success is the result of the amount of time we put in at work, instead of the quality of time we put in.
- Ariana Huffington, founder of the Huffington Post
Test Coverage Exposed
Unit Tests are ubiquitous in software development. But is Test Coverage the opposite of allowing developers to be creative thinking professionals
writing high quality unit tests?
Speaking the same language
Harnessing the power of Domain Driven Design
To function optimally and achieve the desired results, it usually helps if
we all speak a common language. Sounds simple enough, right? However, it’s not always that easy to achieve, which is why this year, KRS
is going all out to promote Domain Driven Design (DDD) principles. Lor has been an invited speaker on the topic, along with her insights on
Systems Thinking (more on that later), at a number of key local and international conferences. Here she writes for IT Web about the power of
Still on the subject of Domain Driven Design, KRS has set-up a DDD user group to support the local DDD community– InDDDaba. In
April, KRS co-hosted a meet-up with the Scrum Master Meetup group in Cape Town, to introduce the concept of domain driven design to tackle
We did mention that it’s been a fun time at KRS, exemplifying this and demonstrating the true power of the collective to solve
everyday issues, KRS entered two teams into the #Startupbootcamp and RCS Future Cities hackathon earlier this year. Acquitting themselves
well, both teams walked away with some key insights, a couple of awards and also, a workable solution to Cape Town’s ever growing
traffic and transport problem.
KRS has the license to market Progress® Sitefinity™ across Africa. This all bells and whistles, enterprise level content management
and marketing system is the bee’s knees when it comes to helping businesses transform and take advantage of the digital economy.
KRS continues to help, local and a growing fanbase of international, companies, embrace digital – check out this article on Progress® Sitefinity™ Digital Experience Cloud (DEC).
The Customer is Royalty
Customer service matters, especially in the digital realm. In today’s digital world, where every company is a software company, being
able to customise the online brand experience is becoming ever more important. What are you doing to ensure that your individual customer
journey from web to mobile is delivering the ROI you need to deliver on your business goals? Read here for more info on how to make your customers king and queen.
Strategic Planning Assumptions
By 2021, 10% of new vehicles will have autonomous driving capabilities, compared with less than 1% in 2018.
Through 2020, the number of citizen data scientists
will grow five times faster than the number of expert data scientists.
at least 40% of new application development projects will have artificial intelligence co- developers on the team.
By 2021, half of large industrial companies will
use digital twins, resulting in a 10% improvement in effectiveness for those organizations.
storage, computing, and advanced AI and analytics technologies will expand the capabilities of edge devices.
By 2022, 70% of enterprises will be experimenting
with immersive technologies for consumer and enterprise use, and 25% will have deployed them to production.
By 2030, blockchain will create $3.1 trillion in business
By 2022, more than 50% of all people collaborating
in Industry 4.0 ecosystems will use virtual assistants or intelligent agents to interact more naturally with their
surroundings and with people.
By 2021, organizations
that bypass privacy requirements and are caught lacking in privacy protection will pay 100% more in compliance
cost than competitors that adhere to best practices.
20% of organizations will be budgeting for quantum computing projects, compared to less than 1% in 2018. (Published
October 2018 by Gartner, Inc).