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How low-code platforms are transforming software development

Drag-and-drop platforms enable developers to assemble applications without the need for manual programming. Shell Downstream, NTT Data Services and 7-Eleven are among those leveraging low-code to create business value.

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Rethinking software development in the AI era

Data is fast replacing code as the foundation of software development. Here’s how leading organizations anticipate processes and tools transforming as developers navigate this paradigm shift.

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Scaled agile helps modernize Guardian's operations

Guardian CIO Dean Del Vecchio has reduced technical debt, instituted a scaled agile development model, and embraced the cloud in a bid to vault rivals in the insurance industry.

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10 reasons software projects are slower than we expect

Despite efforts to re-engineer software development with new methodologies and tools, projects still warp time lines thanks to bureaucracy, new demands, and the nature of code.

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TIAA accelerates software delivery with IT-business union

TIAA built a new platform to accelerate the way it brings on new clients. The system, called Refactor, uses scaled agile, DevOps and domain-driven microservices.

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Business requirements: Tracing project deliverables to business goals

Any successfully executed IT project is guided by pre-defined business requirements. Here’s how to ensure project deliverables and resource allocation trace back to business needs.

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What CIOs need to know about low code software development

While most CIOs say they are deploying some form of low code today, the question is what will its impact be as it powers through the classic trough of disillusionment?

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What is a Scrum master? A key role for project success

With agile fast becoming standard practice at most companies, scrum masters are in great demand. Here is a look at the Scrum Master role, relevant certifications, expected salaries and career opportunities.

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PSE&G enlists virtual assistant to better serve its customers

PSEG is using Amazon.com’s Alexa software to help consumers pay their bills and access account information via voice, part of a transformation to help the energy giant get closer to customers.

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Cornell’s unique CMS/CRM solution unifies the student experience

The Ivy League university knit together Drupal and Salesforce to create a university-wide system of engagement centered on the student experience.

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What is NoOps? The quest for fully automated IT operations

Automation has IT leaders eyeing the possibility of environments with no hands-on operations work. But this evolution of DevOps may be more pipedream than practical reality.

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What is Lean Six Sigma? Blending methodologies to reduce waste and improve efficiency

Lean and Six Sigma are the perfect pair when it comes to improving customer value by reducing waste, boosting productivity and reducing defects and variations in products and services.

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Product-based IT makeover pays off at PVH

The parent company of Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger shifted to agile in delivering an innovative digital assistant that increases sales and enhances the retail experience.

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Top 6 chatbot building platforms

Chatbots are fast becoming a business cornerstone for customer service efforts. Here are the key tools you can use to leverage AI to better serve your customers.

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9 dark secrets of low-code software development

Low-code tools offer the promise of building apps in a snap, but when you look more closely at the platforms, outcomes, and processes, the reality of low code isn’t quite so simple.

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IT as a product: Secrets of successful launches

To improve efficiency and user outcomes, organizations are jettisoning IT projects in favor of an agile, product-based approach to delivery IT services. IT leaders share their hard-earned tips on making it work.

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How to boost R Markdown interactivity with runtime Shiny

In this episode of Do More With R, Sharon demonstrates how to turbocharge R Markdown interactions with runtime shiny

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AI is poised to radically transform software development

New tools and cutting-edge projects show how machine learning and advanced analytics may soon revolutionize how software is designed, tested, and deployed.

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