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Agile Methodology in Large Enterprises

Agile Methodology in Large Enterprises

Wednesday, December 28, 2016 by

Agile methodology is the climbing framework for large-scale enterprises. How can you transition your large company into an agile framework? Below are simple and effective techniques for scaling agile methodology to your specific project, team and enterprise.Start with a MVPContinuous Delivery is a software development strategy that provides high-quality, accessible soft... Read More

Five indispensable tools for your agile projects

Five indispensable tools for your agile projects

Sunday, December 18, 2016 by

Agile project management methodologies have become increasingly popular for software development—especially among development teams making video games. Perhaps developers are attracted by the cool name which brings to mind animators and game designers in ninja outfits nimbly scampering over once insurmountable project deadlines. Or maybe it resonates with programmers wh... Read More

3 things you need to know to make Agile software development work

3 things you need to know to make Agile software development work

Monday, November 21, 2016 by

Traditionally, software development follows the Waterfall framework whereby a product is produced sequentially over a series of phases of construction. Waterfall’s big drawback is how tedious it can be for developers, and how unresponsive it is to change. This is a major issue in today’s world where technology is advancing at such a rate that resistance to c... Read More

Is Agile development really that great

Is Agile development really that great

Saturday, November 05, 2016 by

Agile is buzz word among various industries. Many experts are talking about the importance of agility in the enterprise -but do we really know what it means to be agile and how it benefits business?Todd Olson, CEO of BI/UX company, Pendo.io, thinks it’s important for the entire organization to understand agility at the team-level. From prioritize work across teams, to a... Read More

Hey Coach! Square Peg

Hey Coach! Square Peg

Monday, October 10, 2016 by

Welcome back to the coaching post that looks at teams and the complex environment around us. This time we shall discuss the not-too-controversial topic of keeping track of work.Too often, tracking time and logging work related information has been used to enforce work schedules and dishing out “punishment” to those who don’t put in the hours. Here we describe “puni... Read More

Codefresh Just Raised 7 Million in Funding to Make It's Agile Software Better

Codefresh Just Raised 7 Million in Funding to Make It's Agile Software Better

Friday, September 30, 2016 by

Codefresh, the end-to-end Docker and other container life cycle management platform, has announced it has raised $7 million in funding. The investment was led by Carmel Ventures and included Hillsven Capital, Streamlined Ventures and UpWest Labs. This new round will allow Codefresh to extend its leadership in the container-based development market. Codefresh is at the f... Read More

Storyteller for JIRA Helps You Transition to Agile

Storyteller for JIRA Helps You Transition to Agile

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 by

Blueprint has announced “Storyteller for JIRA,” which will enable small and mid-sized businesses that are transitioning to Agile become more efficient, eliminating project delays by automatically generating high quality user stories and acceptance criteria and pushing them directly into JIRA.Storyteller for JIRA helps efficiency:- Defining customer journeys: Stakeh... Read More

Orasi Hosts Webinar Series on Agile, DevOps, CI, and Test Automation

Orasi Hosts Webinar Series on Agile, DevOps, CI, and Test Automation

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 by

Orasi is hosting a four-part webinar series that offers an in-depth approach on how to introduce DevOps, continuous integration and delivery, and test automation into a software development and testing process. Webinars Three and Four will be held this week with the Third webinar to be held on August 23 focusing on QA collaboration. During the webinar the Orasi tea... Read More

The Problem With Sort Of Doing Agile Mobile Development

The Problem With Sort Of Doing Agile Mobile Development

Friday, August 19, 2016 by

Agile development combines process, technology, and mindset in a deliberate way. If you neglect any one of those three pillars in mobile development, you’re setting yourself up to fail. “Sort of” Agile just won’t work.   Here’s why: Mobile users and desktop users have very different expectations. On desktop, if your website has low-p... Read More

Beyond Scaling Agile - Going Back to the Basics

Beyond Scaling Agile - Going Back to the Basics

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 by

It has now been 15 years since the Agile manifesto has come to life. The first decade of Agile showed a strong adoption of engineering practices and Scrum, demonstrating Agile was a viable approach at the team level to deliver business value. The last 5 years have seen a shift, focusing on scaling Agile at the IT department or even the whole organization. Solutions... Read More

5 Reasons Your Daily Scrum is Boring

5 Reasons Your Daily Scrum is Boring

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 by

When you ask someone “what’s Scrum?”, probably 9 times out of 10 they’ll start telling you about the Daily Scrum meeting.  Maybe they call it the “standup” or the “daily” or the “daily standup” but they’re talking about that meeting that you’re supposed to have every day if you’re doing Scrum.  Oh…and they almost invariably say that that meeting is “boring” or... Read More

Scrum.org Announces Significant Updates to Its Professional Scrum Master Assessment and Certification

Scrum.org Announces Significant Updates to Its Professional Scrum Master Assessment and Certification

Tuesday, August 02, 2016 by

Scrum.org has announced a restructuring of its Professional Scrum Master (PSM) assessment and certification products, as well as adding a new, additional level to the certification program. The purpose of these changes are to enhance the level of Scrum training and more clearly delineate certifications provided to Professional Scrum practitioners to demonstrate mor... Read More

AppDynamics Releases New Microservices to Help You Deliver Better Apps

AppDynamics Releases New Microservices to Help You Deliver Better Apps

Monday, August 01, 2016 by

In its Summer 2016 release, AppDynamics has introduced its new Microservices iQ solution, which offers a new performance engine as part of the AppDynamics App iQ Platform. The new addition provides the ability to monitor, manage and optimize microservices architectures, providing the ability for Agile teams to continuously build, test and monitor microservices.Microserv... Read More

Being Ready for a Mobile-First Business Strategy

Being Ready for a Mobile-First Business Strategy

Sunday, July 31, 2016 by

If your business isn’t talking about its mobile strategy yet, it’s only a matter of time. According to 451 Research, 40 percent of companies will prioritize the mobilization of general business apps over the next two years, compared to just mobilizing field service and sales teams. Companies recognize mobility offers huge business benefits, from driving customer satisfa... Read More

How Do I Build an Agile Organization - Part 3

How Do I Build an Agile Organization - Part 3

Thursday, July 28, 2016 by

Remember the angry development VP from Part 1? He had hired a certified Scrum Master and found him inadequate. This VP made the assumption that the CSM certification meant the person was qualified to help his organization. He found out it only meant the person was certified as having attended a Scrum Alliance scrum master class.In Part 2, I presented the steps... Read More

New Agile Conference Added to Nashville's Music City Code Event in August

New Agile Conference Added to Nashville's Music City Code Event in August

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 by

Music City Code 2016 is a three-day event that covers software, web and mobile development. Held in Nashville on August 18 – 20, the event organizers have added a sister conference with new Agile focus called Music City Agile, which is scheduled to be held on August 17 - 18.Music City Code has grown from a one day event last year to full blown a three day conference. Th... Read More

Tips for Scaling Retrospectives

Tips for Scaling Retrospectives

Monday, July 11, 2016 by

Having a retrospective is an important part of the inspect/adapt loop for any team. No matter the batch size of your work, from one item at a time to a month’s worth of work, it can be helpful for people to periodically and regularly look at how they’re operating and ask what they could change in their personal or work process to make things a bit better. That self intr... Read More

Infostretch Releases QMetry Test Manager for JIRA on Atlassian Marketplace for Agile Testing

Infostretch Releases QMetry Test Manager for JIRA on Atlassian Marketplace for Agile Testing

Saturday, July 09, 2016 by

Infostretch has released QMetry Test Manager for JIRA on the Atlassian Marketplace offering a new solution that comes pre-integrated with the Atlassian JIRA Software development tool used by Agile teams. As an add-on for JIRA Software, QMetry Test Manager for JIRA adds Agile test management capability to the JIRA environment.The platform offers the following:-... Read More

BMC Releases New API for Hadoop Application Deployment

BMC Releases New API for Hadoop Application Deployment

Tuesday, July 05, 2016 by

BMC has announced the expansion of its Big Data offerings with updates to its Control-M for Hadoop solution which now offers a Control-M Automation API, designed to improve Hadoop application deployment agility. The Control-M Automation API is a set of programmatic interfaces for Hadoop architects, engineers, and developers to use Control-M in a self-service manner... Read More

Using the Right Agile Tool for the Job

Using the Right Agile Tool for the Job

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 by

"When all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!" Huh? I don’t know; it’s something my father always said. I think he meant that if you don’t have the right tool for the job, you’ll use the tool you have. And if it’s the wrong tool, the job will suffer. Agile frameworks are tools of a sort. You might say that Scrum is like a wrench - requirin... Read More

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