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SEI Weighs-In on Agile Methodology

SEI Weighs-In on Agile Methodology

SEI's attempts to rigorously evaluate agile methods for software development show: 1) Nothing close to 10x productivity gains, incremental gains only. The two greatest risks are: 2) Failure to Communicate and 3) Failure to Customize to Context. 1,400 words, estimated reading time 10 minutes.
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Four Grand Challenges of IT

Four Grand Challenges of IT

This article: Introduces the Four Grand Challenges of IT; Failure Modes, Threat Risk, Technology Obsolescence, Backlog Management. 1,700 words, estimated reading time 16 minutes.
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A Pragmatic Agile Workflow – Introduction

A Pragmatic Agile Workflow – Introduction

This article: Introduces a series of articles about pragmatically configuring Agile workflows under varying conditions. Emphasizes that your agile workflow’s number one goal is optimal communications. 700 words, estimated reading time 6 minutes.
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How Does Low-Code Work?

How Does Low-Code Work?

This is the second in a series of articles on low-code. This article: identifies the four “domains” of an application, explains how low-code platforms address each of those domains, explains why low-code platforms must be carefully selected to ensure optimal and sustainable solutions. Word count 1400, reading time 7 minutes.
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How Does Low-Code Work?

What is Low-Code?

This is the first in a series of articles on low-code. This article explains: What is meant by the term Low-Code? Why early attempts to automate software development weren’t fully successful. How Low-Code adds efficiencies to the development of customized software...

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Heroku Migration – Where to from Heroku?

Heroku Migration – Where to from Heroku?

This article explains: The benefits of using Heroku as a platform for new products. Why a startup organization’s application will probably outgrow Heroku. The three specific signs that it’s time to evaluate the benefits of migrating from Heroku. 834 words, estimated...

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Rotating QA Lead Roles and Responsibilities

Rotating QA Lead Roles and Responsibilities

This article: Explains how a small development organization can benefit from having a different team member perform as a Rotating Quality Assurance (QA) Lead for each sprint. The roles and responsibilities of a Rotating QA Lead. 434 words, estimated reading time 2...

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