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Continuous Improvement: A Model for Success in Your Organization

DevOps, agile methodologies, and continuous improvement (CI) have transformed the way that teams collaborate when they create software. Rather than waiting for several months or years…

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How to Formulate and Execute an Effective Cutover Plan

The most crucial time for a software company is when a project is ready to go-live. All the development and testing processes have been completed. The…

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The Agile Retrospective: Definition and Example Formats

The following is a principle upon which the Agile Manifesto was built: “At regular intervals, the team reflects on how to become more effective, then tunes…

Agile Metrics

Agile Metrics: The 15 That Actually Matter for Success

The introduction of agile has transformed the way companies work. Agile has worked wonders for firms, and the positive effects are out in the open—shorter time…

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What Is IT Governance? Understanding From First Principles

IT governance is a thought framework that makes sure information technology systems provide the value an organization needs and limits the risks that come with using…

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What Is Predictive Analytics and How Can It Help You?

Organizations have more data under their control than ever before. But as the Internet of Things starts growing and 5G networks come online, the age of…

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Deployment Planning: Everything You Need for Success

The key to success for every enterprise project is a well-thought-out plan. One of the biggest mistakes that most teams make is having practices in place…

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Release Management Process and Best Practices

Enterprise software delivery is a complex process aiming to deliver multiple high-quality product releases quickly. Throughout the software delivery life cycle (SDLC) release management is one…

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ITIL V4 Change Management in 2019: Everything You Need to Know

Change. Love it or hate it—and let’s be honest, most of us hate it—it will always be a big part of working in IT. IT service…

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Water-Scrum-Fall is a Real, Prevalent Phenomenon

Water-Scrum-Fall is a software delivery system that sandwiches Scrum methodology between an up-front design phase and a legacy deployment mechanism. Many variations of this system exist,…

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Continuous Deployment: How It Fits in Your Delivery

As a leader within your organization, you’re excited about the possibilities DevOps provides your team. Faster, more impactful changes mean more direct value delivered to your…

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The Scrum Alliance: What It Is and Why It Matters

Gone are the days when traditional project management helped a company thrive. There was a time when project managers had to create a fixed scope for…