Harold van Heeringen, a Principal Consultant at METRI - Netherlands, joined us at the Software Intelligence Forum and shared his experience in leveraging Software Intelligence to manage agile delivery.
Harold speaks about the challenges of an IT leader in monitoring the productivity of agile development teams. He states that CAST’s capability to size software using Function Points is a perfect solution to address the challenges. Furthermore, he explains how the quality and quantity metrics from the CAST platform go hand in hand in ensuring a successful IT organization.
Vishy Padmanabhan, a Partner at Bain & Company, shared his thoughts with us on why software intelligence is crucial to his work when he consults his clients on leveraging technology to drive business growth.
Vishy explains that Software Intelligence has helped him weed out biases and opinions in the decision-making process and that he presents the recommendations to the client along with the data that calls for such advice. He further elaborates on how the data caters to a broad audience, ranging from a CEO to a Technical Architect. He also provides anecdotal evidence on how they helped a large bank go through their IT portfolio rationalization journey, using Software Intelligence.
Ramesh Chandrasekaran, Delivery Head of the Nordics Business Unit at LTI (Top 10 System Integrator) joined us at the Software Intelligence Forum in Paris to share his experience using CAST for application modernization.
Ramesh describes how CAST products help in Portfolio Rationalization of applications for clients who have grown inorganically. On being asked about Cloud adoption, he details LTI's engagement with an automotive client and how CAST Highlight plays a vital role in making their applications Cloud-ready.
Bala Parameshwaran, a Principal at Bain & Company in the Enterprise Technology division, joined us at the Software Intelligence Forum. From his experience devising technology strategies for Fortune 10 companies, Bala gave invaluable insights on how Software Intelligence has become crucial to the strategy formulation process.
He details how CIOs and technology executives often find it challenging to identify the projects to bet their money on. He further added that technology strategy is now a board room agenda and that the software intelligence data from CAST has enabled CIOs and CTOs to have fact-based conversations with the other CxOs.
Kevin Fedigan, the former CIO of a large multinational custodian bank, spoke to us during the Software Intelligence Forum in Paris.
He talks about the challenges of running the IT organization of a large bank with legacy systems and how CAST addresses the need for a product that could give objective insight into the most complex software systems. He elaborates on how the data from CAST was used in several processes in his IT organization to drive success: to reduce risk, to proactively ensure cyber resiliency, and to influence individual team behavior through gamification.