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    The Ultimate Feedback Loop: Learning from Customer Reported Defects

    by Emanuil Slavov Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 24, 2017

    Investigating the root causes of customer reported defects will have a great impact on your organization. The best ways to ensure customer satisfaction, lower costs and increase employee engagement is to look inside — you already have the data. At the end, it’s all about continuous improvement.

  • Culture & Methods Follow 68 Followers

    Enhance Your Testing Skills with Mindset Tools

    by Vivien Ibironke Ibiyemi Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 05, 2017

    Quite a lot of testers often miss out on the mindset necessary for the testing and delivery of quality products. Sometimes it seems that quality consciousness is missing. This article is about how I discovered a way to grow my test mindset, and how my discovery has been useful in enhancing my testing skills.

  • Culture & Methods Follow 68 Followers

    Developing Quality Software: Differentiating Factors

    by Cynthia Freeney Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 02, 2017

    The level of software quality attainable is a reflection of an organizational business decision. There are many factors that influence this decision, including development, build and testing environments effectiveness, resources and their associated skillset, integrity, motivations and experience levels, commercial agreements, and adopted processes and productivity tools.

Architecture & Design Follow 268 Followers

Continuous Delivery Coding Patterns: Latent-to-Live Code & Forward Compatible Interim Versions

Posted by Luca Minudel Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 02, 2016

Learn two novel practices for continuous delivery to increase speed and reliability of software development and reduce risks: Latent-to-live code pattern and Forward compatible interim versions.

Culture & Methods Follow 68 Followers

0 Bugs Policy

Posted by Gal Zellermayer Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 05, 2016

Gal Zellermayer describes a process for handling bugs based upon 1 rule: whenever you encounter a new bug, you should either fix that bug, or close it as "won't fix" and don't think about it again. 2

Culture & Methods Follow 68 Followers

Understanding Quality and Reliability

Posted by C. Taylor Putnam-Majarian Follow 0 Followers , Doug Putnam Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 23, 2016

Quality is one of the most overlooked areas of the software development process. This article will explore how to measure quality and minimize the factors that negatively impact software reliability.

Culture & Methods Follow 68 Followers

The Way to No-Hotfix Deployment

Posted by Adam Pahlevi Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 11, 2016

Hot-fix redeployment is a waste at best, and often a source of further regression, Adam discusses some ready-to-use techniques that helped he and his team reduce the frequency of hot-fixing. 2

Culture & Methods Follow 68 Followers

Toward Agile Architecture: Insights from 15 Years of ATAM Data

Posted by Stephany Bellomo Follow 0 Followers , Ian Gorton Follow 0 Followers , Rick Kazman Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 17, 2015

The authors have concluded after analyzing 15 years of ATAM data that modifiability, performance, availability, interoperability, and deployability are key quality attributes for Agile practitioners.

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The Most Common Reasons Why Software Projects Fail

Posted by Taylor Putnam-Majarian Follow 0 Followers , Doug Putnam Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 13, 2015

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 16

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Creating a Culture of Quality

Posted by Jonathan Levene Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 18, 2014

We all want to delight customers with a quality product, and many companies focus on process to reach quality goals. But culture eats process for breakfast. How do you create a culture of quality?

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Interview and Book Review: Enterprise Software Delivery

Posted by Craig Smith Follow 1 Followers on  Feb 20, 2013

"Enterprise Software Delivery" is the latest book by Alan W. Brown, and is a must-read guide for anybody concerned with the development and delivery of software in a large organisation.

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Tradeoffs: Giving up Certainty

Posted by Paul Dolman-Darrall Follow 0 Followers on  Dec 20, 2012

Giving up certainty doesn't mean giving up predictability. This article examines 4 flow choices for software delivery and presents 3 choices for IT Delivery: Throughput, Flexibility & all out speed.

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