Better Software Magazine Archive:

Winter 2017

IN THIS ISSUE

Achieving Success through Servant Leadership
By Josh Dawson

Regardless of whether you are working with a stellar team or one that struggles, your style of management can influence the success of the project. Joshua Dawson wants you to consider adopting servant leadership

Saying No to More Work
By Johanna Rothman

We’ve all been placed in the situation where a boss asks you to perform more work than you can possibly handle. Johanna Rothman knows firsthand that there is a better way to respond that benefits you and your manager.

Testing as a Development Catalyst: Accelerate Project Delivery
By Justin Rohrman

Putting technical people together and hoping for success isn’t enough, according to Justin Rohrman. The testing team’s involvement can never be an afterthought.

Alternate Testing Models: A Tale of Veggies and Precious Gems
By Sherri Sobanski

As if working at Lego isn’t fun enough, Sherri Sobanski delights in finding new ways to test. Faced with a situation requiring a complete product redesign, she shares the route her team took to overhaul testing.

Helping Organizations Scale Agile across the Enterprise
By Kirk Botula

Transitioning a software organization to agile isn’t easy. Kirk Botula believes that incorporating an enterprise-wide performance improvement model strengthens the application of agile throughout your company.

Reducing the Risk of Failed System Updates
By Thom Denholm

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.

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