• April 05, 2012 05 Apr'12

    Mile High Agile Conference a success

    The conference season kicked off for me in my own back yard at 2012 Mile High Agile on April 3rd in Denver. This was the second annual Mile High Agile conference and, once again, touted a full ...

  • April 04, 2012 04 Apr'12

    Agile development: Changing the way leaders lead

    “Moving towards Agile methods challenges all aspects of our traditional management and leadership approaches,” says Agile Consultant, Coach and Trainer Bob Galen. Galen will be presenting “A Test Leader’s Guide to Agile” at STAREAST 2012. In this ...

  • April 04, 2012 04 Apr'12

    STAREAST 2012: Session-based exploratory testing with Bob Galen

    Exploratory testing is an unscripted test approach commonly used in the Agile community. At the upcoming STAREAST 2012 conference, consultant and trainer Bob Galen will be speaking about Session-based exploratory testing (SBET), a method of ...

  • March 19, 2012 19 Mar'12

    Social media in business

    SSQ recently published Social media: A guide to enhancing ALM with collaborative tools. The guide shows many examples of the use of social media in the development lifecycle. Social  media also ...

  • March 19, 2012 19 Mar'12

    CollabNet Agile Assessment: Interview with VP David Parker

    Earlier this month, CollabNet announced Agile Assessment, a new consulting service that helps IT organizations assess the status of existing Agile practices and develop strategies to extend the ...

  • March 08, 2012 08 Mar'12

    Metrics for measuring quality

    Recently, SSQ created a quality metrics guide which includes a series of articles, tips and stories related to measuring software quality. It's a complicated and controversial topic with no easy ...

  • February 28, 2012 28 Feb'12

    Replay Solutions announces new mobile performance tools

    Replay Solutions recently announced that they are expanding their performance monitoring tools to the mobile market. Larry Lunetta, CEO, and Jonathan Lindo, VP of Products and Technology at Replay, ...

  • February 20, 2012 20 Feb'12

    Social media is changing the way we do business

    There was a time when two-way communication was limited primarily to those people with whom we already had relationships. Then social media came along bringing us a whole new way to communicate. ...

  • February 14, 2012 14 Feb'12

    OpTier focuses on "always-on" mobile performance strategy

    Today OpTier is announcing the rebranding of their APM product to back a new approach to application performance that reflects the needs of today’s always-on business environment. I spoke with Linh ...

  • February 14, 2012 14 Feb'12

    UC4 acquisition bolsters automated application release platform

    With the acquisition of Austria-based Ventum Solutions, IT process automation vendor UC4 has added automated enterprise application release process software to its ONE Automation platform. The ...

  • February 14, 2012 14 Feb'12

    HP executive offers advice for addressing mobile app performance issues

    “Only 12% of companies perform a thorough analysis before enabling mobile devices access to business applications,” according to a recent survey conducted by Dimensional Research and sponsored by ...

  • February 07, 2012 07 Feb'12

    Software testers on Agile teams shift to exploratory testing and code quality

    Find out what authors of "Essential Skills for the Agile Developer: A Guide to Better Programming and Design" feel is the new role of the tester and why this role continues to be essential.

  • February 07, 2012 07 Feb'12

    Agile development: Essential skills for the Agile developer

    Find out some very specific tips about practices and techniques that are necessary in Agile development.

  • January 30, 2012 30 Jan'12

    High performing teams: Agile coach offers fun team building activities

    High performing teams are able to balance creative conflict and safe communication, according to Agile Coach Ryan Polk of Rally Software, whom the Atlanta Scrum Users Group hosted at their January ...

  • January 27, 2012 27 Jan'12

    Consumerization, cloud computing and HTML 5: The future of the smartphone

    "Smartphone" author Majeed Ahmad discusses present and future smartphone trends, including growing consumerization, democratization in the IT world, cloud computing and HTML 5. CIOs and other information technology buyers in the enterprise can ...