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Globe Value Stream Mapping Gone Wrong[article]

Value Stream Mapping is a powerful lean tool that is commonly used in Agile and DevOps implementations as a foundation for continuous improvement and transformation, but its application doesn’t always lead to the expected or desired result. Author Jeff Pierce's article helps you to avoid some of the most common failings companies encounter when they try to implement it.

Jeff Pierce's picture Jeff Pierce
Daily Standup Purpose: It’s All About Flow, Not Status[article]

The Daily Standup (DSU) is a key ceremony in the Scrum Framework. When run effectively, it can ensure the Scrum team focuses on what’s important to meet the Sprint goal and commitment. When DSUs serve only as a status meeting, the value of the ceremony is lost.

Rich Stewart's picture Rich Stewart
Safe How Kubernetes Can Help to Operationalize Your Container Security[article]

As organizations continue to pursue their digital transformations, their IT infrastructures are expanding in both size and diversity. Many are seeing the addition of two new technologies in particular: containers and Kubernetes.

 

David Bisson's picture David Bisson
Juggling The Life of an Agile Coach[article]

For a long time, my colleagues were asking if I could articulate my days when I was engaged in coaching for agile transformation and how other coaches could prepare. Here are my thoughts.

 

Chandan Lal  Patary's picture Chandan Lal Patary
Generics Episode 2 - Pair Programming - Byron and Matt Discuss Generics[interview]
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Coveros consultants Byron Katz and Matthew Taylor continue their work on the open-source timekeeping project their team is working on. This episode is dealing more specifically with generics in the code. Technology stack: Kotlin, JVM, Intellij, Gradle Open source at https://github.com/7ep/r3z

Stasi Richmond's picture Stasi Richmond
TDD Code Episode 1 - Pair Programming - TDD Session with Byron and Matt from Coveros[interview]
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Senior Consultant Byron Katz and Consultant Matthew Taylor of Coveros test an open-source timekeeping tool project that their team is working on. Technology stack: Kotlin, JVM, Intellij, Gradle Open source at https://github.com/7ep/r3z

Stasi Richmond's picture Stasi Richmond
Team How the Scrum Guide Update May Affect Your Team[article]

This article presents the author's view of what you need to reflect on and consider changing when using Scrum based on the November 2020 update to the Scrum Guide. It lists the changes and clarifications that affect each team or role defined in the Scrum Guide.

Vic Bartash's picture Vic Bartash
seven Seven Essentials for DevOps Success[article]

The success of DevOps depends on the team’s ability to have the right mix of human judgment, culture, process, tools, and automation. Here are seven essentials to help you be cautious and prepare for your DevOps journey.

Jagadish Anandhan's picture Jagadish Anandhan
laptop What Are the Uses for a Vulnerability Scanner?[article]

Today's hyper-connected world calls for extreme vigilance and knowledge of the ever-present threat of cyberattacks. These cyberattacks typically exploit vulnerabilities to breach your networks. What better way to prevent these attacks than to conduct regular vulnerability scans?

Jordan MacAvoy's picture Jordan MacAvoy
Agile Organization What Does It Mean To Be An Agile Organization[article]

So, what exactly does it mean to embody the agile mindset? Well, simply put, to be agile means to empower your employees with maximum flexibility within a clear structure. Read on for six attributes of successful agile organizations.

Hacker Why Security Vulnerability Assessments Are Necessary[article]

The growing menace of cybercrime has necessitated vulnerability assessments and testing. They help organizations understand their security flaws and work toward mitigating them.

Akshaya Choudhary's picture Akshaya Choudhary
Five The 5 Most In-Demand Programming Languages of 2020[article]

 A lot of languages create a dilemma in choosing the best, so we have come up with a solution to help you get information about the five most in-demand programming languages of 2020.

Nikunj Shingala's picture Nikunj Shingala
Phone with apps B2B Mobile Apps: Why Stability and Reliability Represent the Key Metrics for Success[article]

Today, software vendors continue to rush the development of new B2B apps in order to capture a share of this ever-expanding market. However, it’s crucial to recognize what it takes to achieve success. In a competitive environment with high expectations, you must deliver a user-friendly app with consistent business value and reliable experiences. 

James Smith's picture James Smith
Signs Build or Buy? 5 Reasons Why Your Application Needs an Error Monitoring System Versus Building Your Own[article]

The best way to ensure users have a positive customer experience is to use error monitoring to catch errors in real time so you can respond immediately. Error monitoring provides hope for avoiding poor app store ratings and for keeping customers satisfied.

James Smith's picture James Smith
switch Switch Expressions in Java 14 add Simplicity and Agility[article]

The article discusses how the new switch statement is simplified and how the new switch expression simplifies. After setting the environment, we’ll discuss what was lacking in the switch statement that makes it less agile. Then, we’ll discuss how Java 14 simplifies switch.

 

Deepak Vohra's picture Deepak Vohra

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