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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…

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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…

Microservices Architecture

Microservices Architecture: An Engineer’s Complete Guide

When microservices architectures are mentioned, the image that is conjured is of an extremely complex system of CI/CD pipelines linked together and tended to by a…

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…

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18 Key Release Management Metrics

Every business needs to ensure cost-efficient and effective allocation of its resources, and one way to accomplish that is through metrics — measurements that help you…

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6 Software Metrics Your Organization Should Track

No matter the line of work you’re in, one constant is that we’re increasingly using software to do work. More so now that a huge chunk…

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Single Source of Truth (SSOT): Definition and Examples

Your product is creating a buzz in the market. Accordingly, the analytics team is processing your product’s data to evaluate its growth metrics. At the same…

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Observability vs. Monitoring: A Breakdown for Managers

One of the core things you need in order to deal with computer systems (or almost any system that you want to control, really) is to…

Hofstadter's Law

Hofstadter’s Law: What It Is and What It Means for Planning

DevOps teams across the board are under enormous pressure to shorten software development cycles and pump out more and more releases. By doing so, they’re delivering…

YAGNI

You Ain’t Gonna Need It (YAGNI), Explained in Depth

Are you struggling with a delay in delivery of your software product or overengineering your product? YAGNI (you aren’t gonna need it or you ain’t gonna…

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Why IT Leaders Need to Track Flow Time

Many organizations are beginning to tighten the DevOps screws as they look for ways to increase productivity and decrease costs. So there’s a rising demand for…