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How Facebook engineers conquer elusive app memory leaks

Facebook reveals techniques it used to reduced the number of elusive memory errors that would crash its iOS app

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Comparing scaling agile frameworks

As larger organizations scramble to apply agile software development methodologies to the challenges inherent in an enterprise-level company, it’s important to understand the pros and cons of the different approaches.

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6 agile principles that apply to everything

Agile isn't just for software developers -- the methodology has applications and makes a positive impact anywhere it's applied in your business. Here are six agile principles you can use almost anywhere.

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Agile, continuous delivery models represent ‘cultural shift for IT’

CIOs say their software development models are evolving to incorporate more rapid, iterative delivery and deployment. This requires special talent management.

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How to help your agile team succeed

Are you a manager struggling with agile? Are you wondering why projects are failing and teams are frustrated instead of engaged and productive? Perhaps the problem isn't with agile. Here's how you can help your team succeed.

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How CIOs can utilize the DevOps cloud for a new IT operating model

A look at four practices that leading CIOs (and their teams) can use to drive speed and quality across their IT organizations to impact and drive the business strategy, and its outcomes through the use of cloud and DevOps-based...

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How to make your (entire) enterprise more agile

Think your company's too big, too 'legacy,' too process-oriented to reap the benefits of the agile development methodology? Think again.

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Getting serious about portfolio and program management

It's been 10 years since Johanna Rothman co-authored 'Behind Closed Doors: Secrets of Great Management.’ She was just getting started.

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Lean IT and DevOps: The new kids on the block

There has been a lot of press lately regarding Lean IT and DevOps. What is Lean IT? What is DevOps? How can they help you with your IT strategy? How can it help you with IT convergence?

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How to pick a project management methodology

There’s an overwhelming choice of different project management methodologies. Knowing which ones will work best for you can be as challenging as the project itself.

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8 free sites that teach you how to program

Want to learn to code, but aren't interested in paying pricey fees? Here are eight great websites that will teach you how to program -- on your own time, from the comfort of your own home and for free.

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Are you over-testing your software?

Is it possible to reduce – or even eliminate – the human factor when it comes to testing software releases? In a word, yes. Here’s how.

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Introducing Mob programming: The best team technique you've (probably) never heard of

Adopting a mob mentality may give your development team a productivity boost and improve software quality to boot. The reason, proponents say, is that working as a team allows for faster feedback loops and avoids problems associated...

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Making the case for agile in the enterprise

In part 1 of our three-part series on how IT leaders can make sense of agile methodologies, we look at how to make the business case for agile (Includes video).

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The case for agile in the enterprise

In part 1 of our instructional video series, 'Making Sense of Agile,' Joe Mack discusses the eight benefits of using an agile methodology in your development environment.

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Introducing the scaled agile framework

SAFe is a programming knowledge base that aims to enable you to apply lean-agile practices at enterprise scale. Will it take your development projects where they need to go?

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Why agile skills are more valuable than certifications

Businesses struggling to align their IT projects with larger business goals and strategies are emphasizing agile project management skills over traditional project management certifications.

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Why Fortune 1000 CIOs and CEOs should make DevOps investments a priority now

As CIOs and their teams better understand DevOps practices they will discover how they can drive speed, quality and increased business outcomes from the delivery of IT services through DevOps.

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