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Scrum or Kanban—Which Is Better?[magazine]

In this FAQ column, Arlen Bankston defines the roles of Scrum and Kanban, how the two agile methodologies can be complementary, each ideal for different situations, or they can be blended to achieve the desired outcome.

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Supporting Accelerated App Delivery through Test Management and Analytics[article]

Careful test management is essential to push reliable apps out the door, so testers and developers must work closely together to identify repetitive tests and automate them. Effective test automation ensures that the right tests are run at the right time. Because quality isn’t just about how well the software works technically; it also has to deliver what the customer wants.

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How to Efficiently Set Up a Multifaceted Development Environment[article]

The matrix of infrastructures and platforms developers require presents a number of different options to set up and administrate the ecosystem. Rami Honig describes his company’s journey to create a robust development environment that is functional and collaborative.

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Are You Done or Done-Done?[magazine]

Probably one of the most frustrating roles a manager has to master is how to know the true status of work being performed. To a developer, completing 80 percent of the work may be good enough, but is it  even close to being really done? Masha Nehme shows techniques you can use to verify task completion.

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A Tale of Two Doctors and the Value Stream[magazine]

Johanna Rothman compares the experience a patient has with doctors to software development. Producing value implies that the customer believes the software you create provides an important benefit by taking into  consideration the way a user works along with an exceptional user experience.

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