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. Main advice is to try to avoid setting up silos where they do not belong. When applying LeSS it is important to stick to its basic rules even though they are, in most organisations, very disruptive.
When working on projects, it is most of the time necessary to forecast the project delivery time up front. Little’s Law can help any team that uses user stories for planning and tracking project execution no matter what development process it uses. We use a project buffer to manage the inherent uncertainty associated with planning and executing a fixed-bid project and protect its delivery date.
Graph NoSQL databases support data models with connected data and relationships. In this article, author discusses the security implications of graph database technology. He talks about the privacy and security concerns in use cases like graph discovery, knowledge management, and prediction.
Monzy Merza discusses the challenges within organizations to retain and develop top cybersecurity talent, and outline the organizational steps companies can take to keep talent in-house.
Faced with the lack of solutions for secure distribution of AWS access keys to developers, AdRoll decided to build their own open source Hologram. Adair details the process, design and main features.
In this article, authors discuss the security vulnerabilities in software applications, the advantages whitelisting approach provides and how to implement the whitelisting security policies. 1
The book Conscious Agility (Conscious Capitalism + Business Agility = Antifragility) describes a design-thinking approach for business to benefit from uncertainty, disorder, and the unknown.
Computer security, or the lack thereof, has made many headlines recently. In this article we'll look at how bad things are and what you, as a software developer, can do about it.
Security audits are an important part of IT security programs. In this article, authors highlight the challenges in cloud computing business models, based on interviews with cloud security auditors. 1
In this article, authors discuss how enterprise, software, and security architects can improve software assurance by using the enterprise architecture to promulgate the software security controls.
This article describes what ‘Evo’ is at core, and how it is different from other Agile practices, and why ‘done’ should mean ‘value delivered to stakeholders’. 1
One of the largest areas of development waste are poorly formed requirements. This post presents a very simple technique that can be applied to all user stories to improve quality and reduce waste. 3