Reducing the Risk of Failed System Updates
As software applications become more powerful and complex, users are demanding seamless and automatic updates. There is nothing worse than a “bricked system” after a failed update. The selection of a reliable file system is a vital component of the software update process.
January 6, 2017
What if Someone Steals Your Code?
Bob Zeidman, an expert in software forensics, provides a great overview of how to protect your software from predators. You'll learn the difference between copyrights, trade secrets, and patents.
November 11, 2016
Use DevOps to Drive Your Agile ALM
Successful DevOps operations assume that your team has the ability to adjust with constant change. To succeed at continuous integration and deployment, a comprehensive agile plan is needed. Bob Aiello and Leslie Sachs identify four critical success factors that you should employ.
What Is Cucumber and Why Should I Care?
If there ever were a game changer to energize a development team, Cucumber just may be it. An open source tool, Cucumber helps in the running of automated customer acceptance tests. Matt Wynne, a cofounder of Cucumber Limited, delivers a brilliant introduction to this tool.
October 28, 2016
Continuous Process Improvement Using Balance and Flow
Finding a balance between too much and too little process can be quite a challenge. Tom Wessel shows how to apply lean change management and kaizen principles to achieve continuous process improvement. Also, Tom suggests the use of simple metrics to verify that improvements are actually taking place.
October 21, 2016
The Mindset of the Agile Developer
Most software development teams these days adopt an agile approach to guide projects through their lifecycle. But, according to Gil Broza, embracing popular practices is not enough. To work effectively in an agile environment, developers must change their mindset.
October 14, 2016
The Evolution of Software Monetization
End-users are demanding anytime, anywhere access to software apps on their devices. These changes are shifting the way software vendors conduct business. Michael Zunke uses the results of industry surveys to show how software products and services should be licensed.
October 6, 2016
Cracking the Code on Millennials
Our latest generation of programmers, project managers, and testers is perceived to be uninterested, unmotivated, and difficult to manage. Jason Garber presents innovative techniques you can use to lead your next rising star.
August 12, 2016
Getting Test to the Strategy Table
When the big decisions are made to fund and scope the project, are testers in the room? Matt Heusser presents compelling reasons for including QA as a key contributor during strategic planning, along with advice on how to get there.
August 5, 2016
Making the Move to Product-Driven Process
Just because you follow the rules of your software development process doesn't necessarily guarantee project success. According to David Hussman, there are four product-centered principles that everyone should practice.
July 27, 2016
Recommended Web Seminars
|The Testing Practices Fueling High-Performing Software Teams
|Building Confidence in Your Automation
|Leveraging Open Source Tools for DevSecOps
|Five Reasons Why Agile Isn't Working
|Building a Stellar Team