Agile DevOps and software development methodologies
- June 04, 2020
Microsoft is pushing the theme of 'developer velocity,' or how coders can quickly transform an idea into viable business software. Experts vary on how new the concept really is.
- July 24, 2019
Salesforce recently joined the Linux Foundation's Continuous Delivery Foundation to help grow the CI/CD ecosystem. This move seems to have gone unnoticed by many, but two things stood out to me ...
- March 21, 2019
With its acquisition of AgileCraft, Atlassian aims to help developers work better together, but also scale their Agile practices across an entire enterprise.
- September 17, 2018
Azure DevOps, which replaces Visual Studio Team Services, offers a suite of five services to help developers plan, build and deploy software, even across platforms.
- October 31, 2017
The DevOps journey is well underway, but many obstacles remain. New products using artificial intelligence and machine learning are trying to make DevOps implementation simpler.
- October 27, 2017
Akamai is practically a household name on the operations side, but now the company is going after the developer space with new DevOps-friendly products.
- September 06, 2017
More software development shops are bringing together DevOps and IoT to deliver stronger, more secure and reliable IoT app quality.
- July 17, 2017
Addressing business partners at Inspire, Microsoft and DORA drove home the importance of DevOps and the need for Microsoft business partners to display DevOps expertise.
- June 22, 2017
Israeli startup Codota pulled in $2 million in funding to build out its AI-based pair-programmer system that understands Java code and boosts developer productivity.
- March 27, 2017
Learn five ways to reduce technical debt and the high cost of rework in Agile and DevOps software development. Five software pros share their best practices.
- January 24, 2017
Mainframes aren't going away, but experienced developers are increasingly hard to find. Compuware's new unit-testing product aims to make it easier to work on a mainframe.
- December 29, 2016
Developers, meet your new teammates: citizen developers. Here's how low-code/no-code platforms are changing the way companies of all sizes develop software.
- December 07, 2016
I was kind of afraid Gene Kim, the man behind the DevOps movement and a very in-demand speaker and consultant, would be offended when I asked him about the idea of BizDevOps, aka DevOps 2.0. But to ...
- September 16, 2016
Can Agile and DevOps learn to get along? Though the two methodologies were hatched in different eras, in some ways they can be seen as kindred spirits, cut from the same cloth of nontraditional approaches to software design, development and project ...
- July 27, 2016
It sounds like a DevOps world out there, but attendees and speakers at Agile2016 believe the software development methodology has a long life ahead of it.
- July 25, 2016
With Agile, you can deliver products faster, but are they anything people actually want? Expert Kupe Kupersmith explains how to put the customer into the Agile process.
- June 08, 2016
To really understand how Agile works, you need to try it. Columnist Jennifer Lent spent a day trying Agile on for size. Here are her takeaways on what works and what doesn't.
- June 02, 2016
Everyone wants to be Agile and do DevOps, but, of course, it's harder than it seems. Find out what industry experts will be talking about at Cloud Expo.
- May 31, 2016
From technical testing techniques to communication tips, the most recent STAREAST Conference had something for everyone. Expert attendee Gerie Owen shares her perspective.
- April 11, 2016
VersionOne's 10th annual survey shows Agile methodologies are widely deployed, including increasingly in enterprises, and in Europe and Asia. Meet the new, mature Agile.
- March 18, 2016
- February 29, 2016
Want to become a coder or brush up on your skills? With a shortage of developers, now is a good time. Here's what you need to know about developer boot camp.
- February 22, 2016
Developers are in short supply all around but those with security experience are particularly in need. Here's how you can move your career in a new direction.
- January 31, 2016
Woody Zuill is careful to say he did not "invent" mob programming. But the career programmer turned consultant certainly played a big role in at least codifying the ideas behind mob programming. ...
- January 28, 2016
Technology and health jobs dominated Glassdoor's list of the best jobs in America for 2016. But which occupation was crowned the winner?
- December 17, 2015
Perhaps 2015 reasons is a bit of a stretch. In any case, as we wrap up this year, it's interesting to look at where we've been and what we've all been interested in. It is certainly no surprise ...
- October 23, 2015
At JavaOne, GitHub's Matthew McCullough will explain why the future is collaborative software development. It's not just about the one rock star any more.
- August 06, 2015
VersionOne's 9th annual survey shows that Agile development teams are more productive, projects are more visible and it's easier to roll with changes. Too bad corporate culture isn't always on Agile's side.
- August 06, 2015
At Agile2015, discussion turned to how a user story can offer a different approach to Agile security.
- August 05, 2015
The keynote at Agile2015 emphasized why companies should modify Agile based on needs, rather than following core values.
- August 03, 2015
From large-scale Agile news to how science impacts Agile, presenters discuss the topics that will be included in Agile2015.
- August 13, 2012
Consultants provide insight into logical strategies that aid in team communication in Agile organizations that include structured conversations.
- May 24, 2012
Author and Agile expert Mitch Lacey discusses his new book, “The Scrum Field Guide - Practical Advice for Your First Year.” Lacey fields questions about mixing Scrum methodology, team size and types of projects that can benefit most from the use of ...
- May 11, 2012
Read how Agile evangelist John Miller brought Scrum to a fourth grade classroom, teaching the students valuable lessons in teamwork, decision-making and managing work.
- November 14, 2011
Couched in terms of Agile development, Howard and Rogers explore the importance of strong leadership, communication, collaboration and teamwork using techniques such as self-directed teams and DISC analysis to understand communication styles in ...
- November 02, 2011
In the first of a three-part interview with co-authors Capers Jones and Olivier Bonsignour, we are introduced to their new book, “The Economics of Software Quality.” They describe “structural quality” vs. “functional quality,” along with challenges ...
- August 09, 2011
Everyone, including Agile team members, can benefit from the power of positive thinking. The keynote speaker at this year’s Agile 2011 conference, Barbara Fredrickson, explained how positive psychology relates to success in Agile development, ...
- August 08, 2011
Scott Ambler describes the Agile Scaling Model (ASM), a contextual framework that can be used to adopt and tailor Agile practices to meet challenges faced by delivery teams of any size.
- July 18, 2011
The Agile Alliance 2011 conference hosted an array of experts. Learn about Agile development, exploratory testing, Scrum and software testing with Q&As and videos from the speakers.
- February 22, 2010
Matt Heusser challenges the idea that there are no silver bullets in software development, suggesting that new approaches to software delivery can actually change the essence of how the work is done, including examples for your team.
- March 18, 2009
Out of all agile practices, many organizations struggle the most with adoption of test-driven development (TDD) -- but that doesn't mean they're giving up on the challenge.
- December 15, 2008
In this Q&A, Michele Sliger, consultant and co-author of 'The Software Project Manager's Bridge to Agility,' talks about the role of project managers in an Agile environment.
- November 07, 2008
Treating testing as a phase rather than something that should be done continuously throughout software development is a recipe for defective software, says Kevlin Henney.
- October 01, 2008
Google's Darin Fisher, a software engineer on the Chrome project, talks about how the Web browser was developed and tested. As you might suspect, agility, speed, and testing were all critical.
- December 03, 2007
The terms iteration and increment are often used interchangeably. The problem is, however, they don't mean the same thing. Kevlin Henney explains the differences, as well as how to use iterative development to improve your development process and ...
- May 21, 2007
Alistair Cockburn, a signatory on The Manifesto for Agile Software Development, talks about the agile landscape, what has changed and where his methodology, Crystal, fits in.
- April 18, 2007
AccuRev founder and CTO Damon Poole has developed a methodology he calls Hyper Agile. Recently he talked with SearchSoftwareQuality.com about the benefits of Hyper Agile, how it differs from other agile methodologies and how it helped in the ...