Better Software Magazine Archive:

Summer 2017

IN THIS ISSUE

You Get What You Tolerate
By Andy Kaufman

We’ve all worked with a talented developer who can be a frustrating challenge to manage. First-time managers may unknowingly encourage bad behavior. There are several innovative ways to resolve the situation.

Achieving Continuous Improvement and Innovation in Software
By Michael Sowers

There is tremendous pressure on software development teams to deliver software faster, better, and cheaper. Quality engineering with a focus on innovation is the answer

How Technology Is Changing the Way We Learn
By Troy Tolle

Modern technologies like virtual reality, cloud-based systems, and measurement of content have disrupted how we learn. Standards have evolved to improve how learning material can be published to any device.

10 Things You Must Do to Become Truly Agile
By James Schiel

Agile is not a state of doing; it’s a state of being. Adopting business models on value and learning how to make teams autonomous are both necessary steps to reap the benefit of agility.

The Power of Thinking Upside Down
By Paul McMahon

Software developers can become bogged down trying to keep up with agile process and procedures. Get better results by rethinking your approach to balancing focus, agility, management, and testing.

10 Lessons Learned in Cross-Platform Development
By Dewey Hou

Building an app for a single platform is difficult, but designing, implementing, and testing an app targeting multiple operating system platforms can be next to impossible. The secret balances upfront design with customer feedback.

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