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configuration management

Configuration Management: What Is It and Why Is It Important?

Configuration management is an increasingly important foundation for a successful tech platform. Good leaders in the tech space will want to know what it takes to…

ci/cd pipeline

Understanding the CI/CD Pipeline: What It Is, Why It Matters

It used to be that software development was simply about, well, software development. As software continues to eat the world, many adjacent aspects of the development…

agile principles

The 12 Agile Principles: What Are They and Do They Still Matter?

In 2001, the Agile Manifesto surfaced. It wanted to change the software development process. The manifesto has four central themes, but not many people know that…

agile vs waterfall

Agile vs Waterfall: A Leadership Guide to Choosing in 2019

The differences between types of software are vast. One application might be built to control a vehicle in space. Another might integrate two systems to add…

why devops

Beyond the Hype: Why DevOps Isn’t a Silver Bullet

The concept of DevOps and the idea of going faster are not new. However, the proliferation of shiny new tools designed around providing faster Agile +…

devops vs agile

The Agile + DevOps Effect: 6 Keys to Software Delivery Evolution

Agile and DevOps are both iterative methodologies that focus on moving quickly. With Agile, you’re trying to test your assumptions as soon as possible so that…

kanban vs scrum

Kanban vs Scrum: Which One is Right for You?

Kanban vs Scrum is a question often debated by teams looking to switch from a waterfall development process to an agile solution. Both of these project…

Why Plutora

The Value Stream Digital Transformation Solution

As the VP of Development at a large multinational wireless telecommunication company, Christian deals with a variety of challenges every day. For example, this morning he…

CI CD CDE

Continuous Integration vs. Continuous Delivery vs. Continuous Deployment

The world of software development seems to create new buzzwords, processes, and methodologies almost as fast as it develops new software tools. The reason is that…

Multi-Speed IT

What is Multi-Speed IT and Why Does it Hurt?

When development teams create applications for the banking industry, they might find themselves interacting with systems of record. If they develop for telecom, they might end…

Software Delivery Assurance

The Five Tenets of Software Delivery Assurance

Delivery Assurance isn’t a new concept for companies developing and delivering software. The overarching goal – ensuring that new software is delivered on time and on…

Digital Transformation

Innovate or Die: Software Delivery Innovation to Survive Digital Transformation

When digital disruption thought leaders discuss examples of companies that are innovating, startups are a common choice. For example, the classic story is of Uber’s ability…