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  • October 18, 2010 18 Oct'10

    Agile, virtualization help with long-standing challenges

    Results of's recent reader survey find interest in agile on the rise, and same three areas of ALM that are most essential: requirements management, bug tracking and project management. Integration testing and regression ...

  • September 15, 2010 15 Sep'10

    How ALM development tools impact team work - Part 3

    Application lifecycle management (ALM) tools, offering automated traceability and reporting, free up teams to focus efforts on collaboration and communication. Automation doesn't eliminate roles but allows for efficiencies in the way work is done.

  • September 14, 2010 14 Sep'10

    Distributed agile: Fostering development collaboration without collocation

    Distributed agile is a reality in today's world. This feature story explores the lack of face-to-face communication, named by many as the biggest challenge of distributed agile, and ways to address this issue. Tools, technology and trust are three ...

  • August 23, 2010 23 Aug'10

    Agile software development: What fuels the fire for some burns the house down for others

    The Agile software development model is responsible for numerous project successes, speeding up delivery and building strong developer/tester partnerships, but the methodology of choice is not without its enemies.

  • August 16, 2010 16 Aug'10

    Innovation games: Who says work can't be fun?

    At Agile 2010, session attendees played professional learning games that promoted better collaborative efforts in work environments. Innovation games are facilitated workshops meant to teach managers and team members more efficient ways to ...

  • August 11, 2010 11 Aug'10

    Agile 2010 Keynote: The world's most powerful tool is a card

    Agile 2010 conference keynoter Dave Thomas highlights the most important aspects of the methodology and what the future holds for agile teams.

  • July 29, 2010 29 Jul'10

    Healthy Agile teams: How to separate project management from Agile coaching

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    Is Agile rigorous enough for embedded world

    A developer of custom embedded software explains where the agile methodology fits in to organizations dealing with the rigor of complex systems. Embedded system design offers unique challenges in the development model as developers need to find ways...

  • April 29, 2010 29 Apr'10

    STAREast: Is your software development organization agile?

    There is a lot of confusion in the software community on whether or not companies are developing in an environment that is truly agile. Speakers at STAREast try to help identify agile environments.

  • March 24, 2010 24 Mar'10

    Transitioning to Agile development: One size doesn't necessarily fit all

    There are numerous consultant firms offering to assist software companies' transition to agile development. emergn is using profiling and the Socratic Method to customize its service to fit development needs. By creating a taxonomy of prior ...

  • March 08, 2010 08 Mar'10

    Software test expert: Why Agile teams' unit tests often fail

    For many software development teams, unit testing has become somewhat of a niche expertise and easily overlooked. Author Roy Osherove feels those who neglect unit testing only do so because of previous oversights. He is a firm advocate for unit ...

  • February 24, 2010 24 Feb'10

    Where Agile development works and where it doesn't: A user story

    Agile development is continuing to gain momentum in the software development industry, for British Airways, whom recently joined the agile ranks, there are still areas where waterfall is their preferred methodology.

  • February 22, 2010 22 Feb'10

    No silver bullets for software developers

    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.

  • February 16, 2010 16 Feb'10

    HP reaching out to both Agile, non-Agile teams

    Agile teams push for software development success against developers still unconvinced that Agile is key to delivering quality, performance and security. Agile will only reach its full potential for success when it becomes the development standard ...

  • December 15, 2009 15 Dec'09

    IBM Rational Team Concert gets more 'social'

    IBM Rational Concert, developers and testers gain access to collaboration, social networking tools and blogs thanks to IBM Lotus Connections software, beneficial for agile teams needing to be in constant communication to keep track of iterations and...