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product owner

The Product Owner: Understanding the Role and Responsibilities

Product manager and product owner—people often use these terms interchangeably, but there are differences between the two. Today, we’ll look at the roles and responsibilities of…

disaster recovery

Disaster Recovery Plan: A Complete Guide for the Savvy Leader

What happens to your business when disaster strikes? Do you have a disaster recovery plan? Will you be able to keep the lights on, or will…

software provisioning

What Is Software Provisioning? A Detailed Introduction

Building high-quality software requires equally high-quality processes. Usually, when defining a software development life cycle (SDLC), we tend to focus too much on the software itself….

What is value stream management

What is Value Stream Management and Why it’s so Important

Software delivery is only becoming more complex. At the same time, it continues to be ever more important, as it is a necessary core competency for…

enterprise software

Enterprise Software: A Definition With Concrete Examples

The software industry is fertile ground for jargon and buzzwords. Given the field evolves at breakneck speed, it’s often hard to keep up. However, today we’re…

business continuity plan

How to Create a Robust Business Continuity Plan

A business continuity plan (BCP) helps companies restart their business operations quickly through a systematic plan of prevention and recovery when hit by a disaster. Businesses…

advanced analytics

What Is Advanced Analytics? A Comprehensive Introduction

When you start a new business, you take actions based either on the reference of a similar business or on your hunch. But as a business…

remote teams

The Savvy Manager’s Guide to Managing Remote Teams

You are one savvy manager. You’ve earned your scars, and you know how to manage a team to help them be successful. But now, you’re faced…

non-functional requirements

Non-Functional Requirements: A Guide With Concrete Examples

As functional requirements define what a system should do; non-functional requirements describe how efficiently one should function. Non-functional requirements are just as important as functional requirements….

value stream manager

The Emerging Role of Value Stream Manager: A Job Description

The Value Stream Manager is a new and growing role in software development. But despite being a relative newcomer, they play a critical role in leading…

working remotely

Working Remotely: A Complete Guide to the New Reality of 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic turned virtually all technology professionals into remote workers. I’ve been a remote worker for quite some time, and I love working remotely, but…

it compliance

The Forward-Looking CIO’s Guide to IT Compliance

Compliance has become one of the most important things that CIOs have to take care of in an organization. With increased regulations and requirements from external…