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Staging Environment

What Is a Staging Environment? How to Get It Right

As user expectations continue to rise, DevOps teams are under enormous pressure to bring high-quality software to market. As such, teams are now paying more attention…

Sprint Scheduling

Sprint Scheduling Explained: How to Make a Sprint Schedule

The main event during agile methodology is the sprint, the stage where ideas turn into innovation and valuable products come to life.   On one hand, agile…

Whats is DevSecOps

What Is DevOps Security? A Guide With Best Practices

In the past, software development was heavily siloed. DevOps engineers took care of software creation, and security teams were responsible for testing and analysis at the…

Quickstart bundle

Plutora Offers New Environment QuickStart Bundle

Achieving VSM goals one Agile solution at a time The latest offering from Plutora, the Test Environment QuickStart Bundle, takes an agile approach to evolving DevOps practices….

Understanding DRY

Understanding the DRY (Don’t Repeat Yourself) Principle

A very common feeling while writing code is that of déjà vu. It’s the uncanny sensation that you’ve come across this code before! At some point,…

Epic vs. Story

Epic vs. Story: What’s the Difference and How to Use Each

Getting up to speed with the vocabulary surrounding agile is often challenging. It’s often hard to distinguish fundamental concepts from passing fads. You can also struggle…

Compliance Management

What Is Compliance Management and How Do You Get Started?

Software developers today have a seemingly endless amount of regulatory protocol to follow. This makes it increasingly difficult to bring products to market safely and efficiently…

Sprint Planning

What Is Sprint Planning? Everything You Need to Get Started

More businesses than ever are adopting agile development methodologies with scrum frameworks. In fact, according to one study, 54% of respondents are now using scrum workflows…

Update on Log4Shell Vulnerability

Update on Log4Shell Vulnerability

14 December 2021 The Plutora Engineering team are continuing to monitor the situation regarding the Log4Shell vulnerability and have been working closely with vendors to ensure…

Backlog Grooming

What Is Backlog Grooming and How Do You Do It?

Backlog grooming is a critical part of any agile software development lifecycle. Nearly every software team has much more work than they can do at any…

User Story Mapping

User Story Mapping, Explained in Depth

In many ways, creating software is like following a recipe to cook up a fancy dish. To end up with a mouthwatering meal, chefs need simple…

Release managers the new heroes

Plutora – Turning Release Managers into the New Heroes of Software Development

For enterprise software development teams worldwide, release managers often work as an extension of operations, tasked with a wide range of important responsibilities from mitigating risk…