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continuous improvement

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…

cutover plan

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…

retrospective

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…

Traffic light

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…

deployment planning

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…

release management best practices

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…

water scrum fall

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,…

hygieia

What You Can Learn From the Hygieia Dashboard and Its Metrics

Over the last several years, software development companies have increasingly adopted DevOps workflows. According to one study, 10% of organizations had fully embraced DevOps in 2017…

Digital Transformation Challenges - Glitch

Top 4 Digital Transformation Challenges (And how to solve them)

Companies across industries are investing in digital transformations to improve productivity and deliver innovative customer-centric software. Digital native companies continue to reshape markets, leaving traditional incumbents…

microservices

Understanding Microservices and Their Impact on Companies

“If you went to bed last night as an industrial company, you’re going to wake up today as a software and analytics company.”  This is a…

bimodal it

Bimodal IT: Definition, Implications, and Dangers

When you’ve been using a certain business method for a long time, you don’t start using a new one just because it’s shiny, new, and cool….