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what is business analytics

What Is Business Analytics? A Comprehensive Definition

In today’s world, knowledge is power. Therefore, if you have it, you have the power to make informed decisions. Those will change the way you build…

value streams

Value Streams in Software: A Definition and Detailed Guide

Projects used to be the coin of the realm for software. Companies used projects to collect new features, organize teams, and manage investments. Over the years,…

software development trends

Software Development Trends: What You Need to Know for 2020

An old teacher of mine used to say that one year in tech was equivalent to ten years for other industries, given how fast-paced the field…

software toolchain

The Software Toolchain: A Definition With Clear Examples

Historically, software development moved slowly. Companies might ship out a new suite of tools once a year—and that’s only if they were lucky. As an example,…

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…

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…

what is predictive analytics

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…

Inc. 5000 Award

Plutora Listed on Inc. 5000 for Second Consecutive Year

In the past year we’ve been riding a wave of unprecedented interest in our Plutora products. We’ve had over 70% year-on-year growth in our sales pipeline…

behavior driven development

Behavior-Driven Development: A Comprehensive Intro and Guide

Behavior-driven development (BDD) is several things: a language for defining the behavior of an application; a collaboration tool for engineers, testers, and product managers; and a…

Digital Transformation Strategy

Digital Transformation Strategy: Your 6 Steps for Success

Digital transformation is all the rage these days, and for good reason. From saving costs and increased productivity to happier customers and higher profitability, digital transformation…

andon cord

Understanding the Andon Cord as the Key to Lean Operations

Enhanced productivity with a skyrocketing revenue! Isn’t it every business owner’s dream? Even though that’s the goal of every firm, not all businesses are fortunate enough…

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…