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What Is an OKR? An Introductory Walkthrough With Examples

OKRs are one of those things that get thrown around in company chats to get people excited. Yet, when everyone gets the hang of them, things…

Kano Model

A Detailed Introductory Guide to the Kano Model

Presenting new features frequently is expected from modern-day software products. Long gone are the days when software updates happened once a year or even every two…

Normalize Data

When, Why, and How to Normalize Data

Businesses today are collecting more data than ever. However, many companies are struggling to make the most out of the information that keeps piling up.   The…

PLC software

Product Lifecycle Management: A Detailed Guide

To make a software product that withstands the test of time, you need to support it every step of the way.   The best software solutions don’t…

ETL Process

What Is ETL? Understand ‘Extract, Transform, Load’ in Depth

Think about how an airport processes passengers. People enter the building, go through security checkpoints, and then wait in a central holding area until they fly…

Deployment_Diagrams

Deployment Diagrams Explained in Detail, With Examples

Software engineering is more than just writing code and deploying it as software solutions. Lots of activities help ensure that users get the best software solutions….

Data Integration

Data Integration 101: Using Metrics To Show Cross-Team Value

Data has become one of the most prized assets in a software delivery process. We can safely claim it to be the lifeline of any operation…

Dependency Mapping

Inaugural State of Value Stream Management Report Released by Value Stream Management Consortium

Today’s publication of the full findings of the inaugural State of Value Stream Management Report from the Value Stream Management Consortium (VSMC) is a benchmark moment…

Dependency Mapping

Dependency Mapping: A Complete Guide to Reducing Business Risk

Speed and efficiency are top priorities for most businesses that are producing software today. Simply put, software engineers need to move as quickly as possible when…

flow metrics

Using Flow Metrics to Measure Value Streams

IT administrators are under enormous pressure to bring software to market in a fast and cost-effective manner. To meet these objectives, IT departments often collect a…

Cuumulative flow

A Product Manager’s Guide to Reading Cumulative Flow

The role of a product manager can be overly taxing if core responsibilities are left to chance. This is exactly the reason that a cumulative flow…

Product Launch

Today DevOps is about data, not automation. Plutora is pioneering the next evolution of agile and DevOps with Value Stream Management.

Agile has been around for 20 years, DevOps 10 years. During that time, agile planning tools have matured to effectively increase enterprise agility by delivering work…