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  • The Most Common Reasons Why Software Projects Fail

    by Taylor Putnam-Majarian & Doug Putnam on  Jul 13, 2015 16

    Knowing the basics of software development can greatly improve the project outcome; however, that alone is not enough to prevent project failures. Projects can be categorized as failures because of cost overruns, late deliveries or poor quality, but the right estimation processes can increase the likelihood of project success.

  • The World is One Family - Why That Matters for Software Corporations and Professionals

    by Kamlesh Ravlani on  Jul 12, 2015

    Rev. C. L. Gulati of Sant Nirankari Mission presented the opening keynote on the conference theme – Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam – The World is one family, at the Regional Scrum Gathering South Asia 2015. Kamlesh Ravlani, one of the volunteer event organizers, spoke with him about this philosophy, its implications for global organizations and why the software community should care about it.

  • Practices for DevOps and Continuous Delivery

    by Ben Linders on  Jul 10, 2015

    DevOps is an attempt to break the barrier between development and operations teams, who are both required for the successful delivery of software says Danilo Sato. His book Devops in Practice: Reliable and automated software delivery provides a hands-on approach for implementing continuous delivery and DevOps practices.

Business, Design, and Engineering: Developing Collaboration-Culture

Posted by Jaimee Newberry on  Jul 09, 2015

The collaboration of a company and its multidisciplinary units has never been more crucial than now.

Implementing Agile Delivery for Non-Software IT Projects

Posted by Dipanjan Munshi on  Jul 08, 2015

This paper discusses, with examples, how high-value IT projects that do not involve software delivery, can be successfully executed by going back to the basics of Agile philosophy. 2

Lessons Learned Adopting Microservices at Gilt, Hailo and nearForm

Posted by Abel Avram on  Jul 07, 2015

This article contains an extensive interview on the microservices adoption process, the benefits and difficulties of implementing microservices, with representatives from Gilt, Hailo and nearForm. 5

Q&A with Ron Jeffries on The Nature of Software Development.

Posted by Ben Linders on  Jul 05, 2015

The book "the nature of software development" intents to help people to organize their thoughts about value and find ways to deliver value in software development.

Business, Design and Technology: Joining Forces for a Truly Competitive Advantage

Posted by Ben Melbourne on  Jul 04, 2015

The list of industries being disrupted by digital technologies is growing. To embrace this new digital world, companies need to change their practices and the way they use technology.

User Story Driven Docs

Posted by Joao Fernandes on  Jul 03, 2015

At OutSystems we stopped trying to document the UI and started doing user story driven documentation. In this article I'll tell you why we changed, and the mistakes we made along the way.

From a Project to a Product Approach Using LeSS at Agfa Healthcare

Posted by Jurgen De Smet on  Jul 01, 2015

By changing the inner workings from a project perspective to a product perspective Agfa Healthcare established a less complicated process using a single backlog for the entire organisation.

An Agile Input Management Process Framework - The Agile IMP

Posted by Ina El-Kadhi on  Jun 30, 2015

The Agile IMP (Input Management Process) framework proposes a structured process definition for managing and maturing input for product ideas, enabling informed decisions regarding product innovation.

DevOps & Product Teams - Win or Fail?

Posted by Peter Neumark on  Jun 29, 2015

Peter Neumark found a new world when he moved from a DevOps infrastructure team to a Lean product team.How to experiment frequently while keeping operational performance? Platform teams to the rescue!

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