8/2/2013 by Mirko Kleiner
Smaller and mid-size companies usually don't have their own R&D department. On the other hand, companies that are delivery driven often have "spare time," e.g., time in between projects that needs to be filled with valuable tasks. . . .
8/1/2013 by Steve Gibson
We're all aware of the importance of test automation in Agile development. I've seen test automation done correctly, and I've seen it done poorly. Leveraging my experience, I present to you my top seven recommendations for ensuring that your automation effort is successful. . . .
8/1/2013 by Sumant Kumar Raja
Adapting based on learning is key to the Agile evolution. Do, Learn, Adapt should be like a spiral ladder that helps you, your team, and your organization innovate and improve with every step you take. The paper illustrates how Agile principles helped overcome issues in an application maintenance environment. . . .
7/31/2013 by Gauravdeep Kaberwal
Today businesses are shifting to emerging economies (Russia, China, India, the Philippines, etc.) due to reduced business operations cost and an easily available workforce. If I put it more precisely, tomorrow's business will be more virtual and distributed, with "distributed" as its key element. Thus the need for better managing such teams, using the right tools and processes, is becoming increasingly critical for any enterprise company. . . .
7/31/2013 by Marcos Aurelio Paixao
Generally speaking, with increasing use of Agile techniques in the corporate world, more companies are using the available resources in the development of their products. For some, especially those involved in Agile, this statement may seem obvious. However, for others, this tide of agility is just a phase that will be replaced . . .
7/30/2013 by Jerry Rajamoney
We are all aware that Scrum is the most widely used Agile development framework today in the software industry. One of the interesting roles Scrum introduced is the ScrumMaster role. This ScrumMaster role is unique, and some of the key expectations are . . .
7/30/2013 by Luis Brea
Since being introduced to the Scrum framework, I have realized that many of the factors that I intuitively knew determined the success or failure of a project had been collected, defined, and analyzed under this method based on Agile. . . .
7/29/2013 by Saji Pillai
I have written this article to address an issue I've recently run across in my work: The PMO is finding it difficult to adjust to the Agile process, and this is affecting the reporting of the R&D team. Management is in the process of moving the ALM (application lifecycle management) process into more of traditional process to align with the PMO. I would like to suggest an alternative approach.
7/26/2013 by Duncan Evans
Compared with other types of projects, such as construction, I propose that software development may be highly biased toward team members learning the problem, and that building the software is a tiny fraction of the overall effort. If so, then we should approach software development projects to maximize learning and pay less attention to tracking build tasks. . . .
7/25/2013 by Steve VanArsdale
Agile has a Manifesto. It's about time we had a universal truth.