TDD

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

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

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

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

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

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

Reducer Snapshots for Rapid Development

Test Driven Design (TDD) is a great way to ensure that you are getting the expected behavior from any given piece of code.<p>When writing tests I follow …

JavaScript

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 …

Agile Development

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

Everything you need to know about working in agile UX

It’s an exciting time to work in user experience (UX) design. Businesses are becoming more aware of the importance of UX in their products. This …

UX Design

#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

Comparing and connecting design sprints to agile dev sprints

Over the last decade or so, the business world has learned to adopt product development terms like <i>agile</i>, <i>scrum</i>, <i>lean</i>, and <i>MVP</i>.<p>A shift took place that …

Design Thinking

Scrum is Easy

Scrum is a lightweight management process. It was adapted for software development from "The New New Product Development Game", which described The …

Project Management

30 Days of agile testing – Day 6: Map out what your exploratory testing looks like and compare it to what other testers do

When I started the 30 days of Testing Challenge, I wanted to use it as an opportunity to get my team thinking about quality during their day to day …

Usability

Agile Integration Workshop Updated to OpenShift Container Platform 3.6

This last summer I posted an overview of the workshops available online for free.They included middleware workshops showing you how to leverage …

Virtualization

Pairing With Developers: A Guide For Testers

By Lisa Crispin<p>Over my years of working on agile teams, I’ve paired a fair amount with developers. They sometimes ask me over for a “Show Me” or …

DevOps

Test Driven Development for your Dockerfiles

Chances are if you’re reading this article, you’re just like me…<p>You strive for “best practices.” You relentlessly seek high quality software. Or, at …

DevOps