TDD

4 Ways QA Can Supercharge Your Release Cycle

Testing is often seen as the biggest hindrance to release. QA is known as the number one bottleneck. It’s the phase that’s always in the way.That’s …

User Stories

The Fastest Way to Get to Know NDepend

I confess to a certain level of avoidance when it comes to tackling something new. If pressed for introspection, I think I do this because I can’t …

Test Driven Development

The Key to Ultimate Productivity in Data Science Teams – Agile Data Analysis

Mar 23, 2017<p>When Agile meets big data and machine learning<p>Machine learning is set on an irreversible path to become impactful on how we’ll do our …

User Stories

Agile for the non-technical | Zephyr

<i>The following article is a guest post to Zephyr from Rodney West, Senior Consultant and the Editorial Director at Isos Technology. Isos Technology is</i> …

Test Driven Development

Agile unlocked: Pivotal uses paired programming and PaaS to bolster cloud app development

The adoption of agile methodologies and working practices is a process enterprise CIOs are increasingly keen for their digital teams to undergo, as …

Test Driven Development

Agile Is Not Enough

, CommunityVoice<p>The process battle in the software development world is over. Agile development has won the day as a result of defeating waterfall development.<p>Agile development allows organizations to respond much faster to market changes. Instead of coming up with a plan and then vanishing behind …

Test Driven Development

Agile Development Spawns a Lexicon

<b>In his 1957 book</b> <i>Parkinson’s Law, and Other Studies in Administration</i>, the naval historian and author C. Northcote Parkinson writes of a fictional …

Kanban

Pivotal touts agile development as way to keep APAC systems secure

In a threat landscape where new vulnerabilities are constantly uncovered, organisations also need to continuously change the attack surface to make …

Test Driven Development

How to Sell Your Ideas as a Software Developer

I often hear complaints about how<b> the software development world is not a meritocracy.</b> Plenty of upset and well-meaning software developers will rant …

DevOps

Why Do Devs Hate Agile?

Someone asked me this the other day: “Why do devs hate Agile?” As I worked through my answer I thought it worth writing down. There are three reasons …

Kanban

User Stories As Foundation For User Experience (UX) Design

Posted on 16 May, 2017<p>Should your website’s experience be tailored to your customers or to you?<p>As a web design Singapore firm, we believe your …

User Stories

Ask A Career Coach: How Can I Beat Out Another Candidate In The Final Interview?

Shutterstock<p>Dear Bruce,<p>I’ve been interviewing for several weeks for a new position. Honestly, I’m a perfect fit for this role. I have the experience, and I’ve hit all of the key points from their job description in my resume. The salary is right in my range, plus I love the company’s culture and …

Test Driven Development

INVESTing in User Stories

Bio<p>Seb Rose has been a consultant, coach, designer, analyst and developer for over 30 years. He’s a partner in Cucumber Limited, who help teams adopt …

User Stories

What To Say When You Shouldn't Say 'Yes' And Can't Say 'No'

You are juggling a full slate of work, coaching your team, and driving to tight deadlines. Then you get the call. It’s yet another request for your help from an important collaborator — your boss, a critical cross-functional partner, or an internal or external customer. The request is, as usual, …

Test Driven Development

9 Can’t-Miss DevOps and Agile Testing Sessions at StarEast This Week

StarEast 2017 begins in less than one week—with over 100 sessions, tutorials, training, and other learning opportunities for software testing and QA …

Test Driven Development

How user stories propel Agile development

In this short segment from their video course <i>The Agile Sketchpad</i>, David Griffiths and Dawn Griffiths graphically show how user stories are a great …

User Stories

Scrum and Kanban Stronger Together

What is your reaction to reading this post’s headline? Do you feel a sense of affirmation because you believe that Scrum and Kanban are compatible? …

Kanban

Make Your Audience the Hero With a One-Sentence Agile User Story

Once upon a time, there was an industry on the brink of implosion.<p>Its members were consistently delivering the work their bosses requested, but half …

User Stories

Why language choices can be irrelevant when choosing the right IoT OS

This is the first in a series of two blogs exploring the finding from the latest Eclipse Foundation IoT Developer Survey.<p>A couple of months ago we …

Test Driven Development

5 Ways Agile Development Changed QA

Agile development practices were designed to help businesses get to market faster. Around the turn of the millennium, a now well-known group of …

Test Driven Development

A game of tokens: write an interpreter in Python with TDD - Part 1

Introduction<p>Writing an interpreter or a compiler is usually considered one of the greatest goals that a programmer can achieve, and with good reason. …

Programming

From Idea To Development: How To Write Mobile Application Requirements That Work

Why write requirements? Well, let’s imagine you want to produce a mobile app, but you don’t have the programming skills. So, you find a developer who …

User Stories

Agile in government

How can government benefit from Agile software development techniques? Often, agencies find that they must adopt a whole new way of working to engage …

Project Management

How To Avoid The TDD Slowdown - Software People Inspiring

How To Avoid The TDD Slowdown Both personal experience and several empirical studies has taught me that <i>TDD works</i>. By "works", I mean that it can help …

Unit Testing

The agile working style started in tech but it could work for banks

The purpose of the “agile” working style is to help businesses adapt to turbulent markets by adopting a fast and flexible approach to work. In one …

Test Driven Development

Personal Kanban

Kanban is a great planning method to visualize simple productivity processes. And it’s not just for teams, it’s also extremely useful as a personal …

Kanban

Why Extreme Programming can be an asset or a liability for data scientists

Before implementing Extreme Programming, be sure you're aware of the potential benefits and drawbacks to this approach, and how that may affect your …

Test Driven Development

How Much QA is Enough in Software Development?

People working in quality assurance as testers, managers or engineers know what it’s like having to justify their existence; it’s been part of the …

Test Driven Development

BrandPost: The Critical Difference: Continuous Quality versus Continuous Testing

The rapid adoption of the Agile method and the software development and operations (DevOps) approach isn’t surprising. As anyone in our industry …

Test Driven Development

Agile development an 'IT fad' that risks iterative failure

Agile promises continuous improvement through an iterative process, but without proper checks, project failure is commonplace

Test Driven Development