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Five indispensable tools for your agile projects
Sunday, December 18, 2016 by Richard Harris
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...
3 things you need to know to make Agile software development work
Monday, November 21, 2016 by Christina Lynch
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...
Is Agile development really that great
Saturday, November 5, 2016 by Richard Harris
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...
6 DevOps events coming in November
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 by Christian Hargrave
Event #1 Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016 at 10 a.m. PDT: LiveVideo Podcast: Continuous Discussions (#c9d9) Episode 56: Special Episode with Electric Cloud Customers Presenting at DOES16Continuous Discussions (#c9d9) is a live video podcast for discussing Agile, DevOps and Continuous Delivery. Each episode focuses on a different topic relating to modern software de...
About SelfOrganizing Teams
Monday, April 11, 2016 by Clementino de Mendonca
A question from a budding Scrum Master, who is transitioning from a background as a traditional project manager:“In order to promote team bonding and self-organization, from now on I am going to try something new with the team. In the sprint planning meeting, instead of me breaking down the tasks for user stories between each team member, I am going to just identify tas...
IBM Opens Bluemix Garage in France
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
IBM is opening a new Bluemix Garage in Nice, France to help European based companies’ development and design of apps on IBM Cloud.This is the fourth location worldwide (also located in San Francisco, Toronto, London) of the Bluemix Garage, which offer physical hubs where multi-disciplinary teams, including developers, product managers and designers, can collaborate with...