Agile Development

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I need budget for my project – help!

When agile is new in an organization, or still not well established, finding the right way to get budget for your initiative can be quite tricky.

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Are you a Great Dane or a Chihuahua?

There are all sorts of techniques to estimate development tasks – dog breeds, t-shirt sizes – but what’s the best one?

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The scrum master role explained

Watch this instructional video to understand how a scrum master can help a team learn agile development and follow a scrum process to develop new applications

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How application development and maintenance has become a loss leader

Agile, cloud, ready-to-buy platforms and other advances have eroded the status—and the margins—of application development.

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How to pick the best project management methodology for success

Choosing the right project management methodology for the job is essential. Our guide to evaluating project management methodologies will ensure you pick the perfect fit for your next project.

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7 agile certifications to take your career to the next level

The agile methodology has changed the face of software development and project management, and has increased demand for professionals with agile knowledge and experience. Here are seven agile-focused certifications to benchmark your...

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Impact of colocation on software development

Colocation of software teams is a prerequisite for digital transformation and creating the innovative products that drive better business and software outcomes.

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Why digital disruption leaves no room for bimodal IT

Digital disruption is forcing CIOs and other IT leaders to choose holistic operating models over two-speed technology deployment.

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In the digital era, CIOs not buying ‘this bimodal crap’

To stave off disruption, savvy CIOs know they need to move at one speed: Fast. Bimodal is not an option.

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An agile Air Force slashes time to roll out new IT capabilities

Can an organization really cut development time by more than 70 percent by embracing the agile philosophy and open architectures? The intelligence-gathering arm of the U.S. Air Force says it's done just that.

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Tip No. 4: Know the details, but don't get into the details

My fourth tip for successfully creating and leading agile data management development teams is to keep your hands off your team's project and let them manage the details themselves.

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The opposite of agile

Ever looked at the antonyms of the word agile? By thinking about what it means to be agile, or the opposite of agile, in the context of Agile (with a capital A) delivery, enterprises can identify improvements by focusing on what...

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The promise of AI as a social and business growth tool

Everyday more companies are adopting or planning to adopt artificial intelligence as a growth tool in different industries. Counting on a wide range of applications, AI is set to be one the main business and social changing forces of...

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React JavaScript library gets an IDE

The Reactide tool works with a Node server to manage state across components

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CIOs take on digital transformation programs in diverse areas

More CIOs are taking on initiatives aiming to improve customer experience and better enable their workforce to compete digitally.

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5 top challenges to digital transformation in the enterprise

Large enterprises born before the digital age often face significant hurdles when it comes to enacting the kinds of changes that are necessary in order to make the digital leap. Here are the top five challenges they tend to face when...

How 18F aims to take the pain out of the government procurement process

The head of 18F, V. David Zvenyach, explains how his company works to make the government procurement process easier with modular contracting techniques, human-centered design and agile approaches to software development.

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Comparing agile project management frameworks

Agile frameworks like scrum, lean or kanban are widely used across many industries. Each has its own focus, features, process, benefits and drawbacks. Here is a quick comparison to help you decide which will work best for your next...

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