Agile Development

Twilio Studio - now anyone can build a voicemail and messaging app

One of the most complex challenges in information technology is fusing the disparate fields of computing and communications. Developers have never …

Software Development

Seven apps to help your business become agile

We look at tools that allow your business access and share data quickly, and become more agile in strategic ways.<p>The business environment keeps …

Business Intelligence

Improving Story Point Estimating Breaking down story point complexity by category

<b>Introduction</b>Most Agile teams are comprised of dedicated developers, testers, and often technical writers. When it comes to estimating story points …

DevOps

Kanban: The Exquisite Art of Historic Japanese Store Signs

Before department stores and convenient stores became one-stop shopping destinations, a highly fragmented industry of local, family run shops thrived …

19th Century

CIOs must build adaptive IT workforces

The workforce is the lifeblood of any IT organization, but several factors are disrupting the nature of IT work, including how work will be …

Innovation

The National Trust on its digital roadmap (and moving from Waterfall to Agile)

<b>When the National Trust launched its new website at the end of 2015, the minimum viable product (MVP) attracted some criticism from users.</b><p>But go-live …

Product Management

Staying Agile: The MVP Award Program Announces New Benefits for MVPs

At the MVP Award Program, we have agility ingrained in our DNA, and we're on a nonstop journey to create an amazing experience for MVPs worldwide! …

Programming

30 Days of agile testing — Day 12: What Test Documentation does your team have and what can you do to improve it?

Many places I have worked at use a wide array of test documentation, from gigantic lumbering packs of thousands of manual, mostly out-dated tests to …

Software Development

The Future of Work as a Lifestyle Choice

Is 9 to 5 just another lifestyle option?<p>Visit any American city's highways or train stations around rush hour and you'd have a hard time believing it, but the data says otherwise: The traditional 9-to-5 job is becoming just another lifestyle option.<p>A widely quoted stat from Intuit in 2010 estimates …

The Workplace

How Design Thinking Builds the World’s Best Business

Design Thinking is how designers create desirable solutions to complex problems. It is often considered an exclusive tool for designers and other …

Design Thinking

4 Product Management Tools To Help You Become A Better Email Marketer

I’ve spent the last 18 years working in product organizations for marketing technology companies. As a result, I’ve had the privilege of spending …

Product Management

The Agile Insight Handbook: Technology, Trends, Choice and Organisational Objectives for 2018

I attended a fantastic CoreNet chapter conference in Melbourne last week. It was particularly refreshing as most of the presenters were …

The Workplace

Top 5 challenges when scaling DevOps in the enterprise

The goals and principles of DevOps should be the same in any organization; however, scaling DevOps practices in large enterprises with hundreds of …

Virtualization

30 Days of agile testing — Day 9: Pair with a developer during a code review. Can you identify any risks?

For what I expected to be the easiest challenge so far, I actually found this challenge to be the most difficult, but not for the reasons you may …

Software Development

CUBE Stereo Hybrid 140 Pro 500 27.5 black´n´grey 2018

Adaptable X12 Hanger<p>We optimized our new dropout design based on the Syntace X12 through-axle system, enlarging the area of the frame where the …

Mountains

The Top 5 Skills Every College Student Needs To Acquire Before Graduation

Here's how to stack the deck to make sure an attractive job waits on the other end of four (or more) years of time and effort, not to mention tens of thousands of dollars of investment.<p>A college education is expensive, a huge investment of time and effort, and sometimes, not the right path. In …

Business Intelligence

CMO roundtable: Why agile marketing is more profitable (VB Live)

<b>What if your message was always relevant, and you could continuously optimize for the strongest results and the biggest bang for your buck, but with dramatically reduced risk? Agile marketing can do that for you. Join our upcoming VB Live event to learn how to integrate Agile seamlessly into your</b> …

Marketing

How to Kindle Entrepreneurship Spirit In Your Company

The need of the hour is to shape a workplace that is far more entrepreneurial<p>As we welcome an influx of millennials into the workplace, the familiar contours of corporate culture are changing.<p>Research indicates that this generation is looking for a flexible space that allows them greater autonomy …

Entrepreneurship

Why People Give Up on Agile

I spend most of my time these days helping teams get started with Agile. It usually begins with a straightforward request: “We are interested in …

Management

A New Era of OpenStack

The chairman of the OpenStack Foundation outlines some of the steps the organization is taking to support a growing interest in OpenStack.<p>Change is …

Innovation

Manifesto for Agile Service Management—Part II | This view of service management...

The Agile Manifesto was originally written for software development. What would a Manifesto for Agile Service Management be?

Project Management

What is Agile Development?

Make Your UX Design Process Agile Using Google’s Methodology<p>In an age of tight resources and constrained finances companies are more reluctant than …

Project Management

The Hitchhikers Guide to Agile Coaching

IntroductionAgile coaching is, at its core, not such a complicated thing. It is the art of observing, listening, forming an understanding and …

DevOps

When to kill (and when to recover) a failed project

The project is behind schedule. The pilot has failed to meet expectations. Several key team members have already said good-bye. An important vendor …

Project Management

The Next Gen Tech Workers: Are Workplaces Ready for Them?

Traditional workplaces have to change their ways to accommodate these new breed of developers and allow them experiment, fail fast and drive value …

Nextgen

Agile Group Plans Separate Listing of Property Management Unit in Hong Kong

Agile Group Holdings Ltd. (3383.HK) plans to spin off and separately list its property management unit on the Hong Kong stock exchange.<p>The Chinese real-estate developer said after markets closed Thursday that its unit, A-Living Services Co., has submitted a listing application to Hong Kong's bourse …

Real Estate

‘Beast’ Acquired For North America By 30WEST In Third Toronto Deal | Deadline

<b>EXCLUSIVE</b>: The upstart 30WEST has made its third splashy deal at the Toronto Film Festival, acquiring the North American distribution rights to <i>Beast</i>, …

Entertainment

What does good agile look like

Do you love agile? Do you hate agile? Have you ever seen what a good agile project works like? Companies claim to do agile, but just use the words without understanding what they mean. Developers join companies and find out that their previous experience doing agile development was way better or …

Test Driven Development

#SGID17: Meet Luxxbox and the Thinklab

Design is simply amazing because it intrigues the mind and the human senses; it makes even the brightest creative ask him- or herself “why didn’t I …

Singapore

Performance Management in Agile Teams and How to Improve It

We’re living at an exciting time in the history of work. Everything from the way we design our workplaces to entrenched ideas of organizational …

Project Management