The demands on applications have never been more intense. The users on the web, combined with mobile devices, ask for highly responsive applications. Our customers, thanks to open competition and perceived agility, expect tomorrow’s features be delivered today. “Are you done yet” are the dreaded words of the corporate grind. Several tools have risen to […]

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“Doing Agile” is no more appropriate than “doing French”: Steve Pitchford will argue at Devoxx UK. Agile is a long-abused term in some businesses, a force for good, and sometimes a force for bureaucracy. We asked Steve what “Doing Agile” is, and why we should stop it.   What is ‘doing Agile’? For me, it’s a cardinal sin […]

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Sarah Saunders, speaker at Devoxx US March 21-23rd, reached a scary conclusion recently: the code we write has no value. Instead, it’s time for developers to concentrate on skills. The development community is so big on sharing knowledge, and the resources so available, code becomes less important. The real value is the skills behind the code. […]

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This article was originally published over at the Codurance blog. The other day, I facilitated a sprint retrospective in the park. The sun was shining, and we had all been working hard to complete our backlog, so it felt like a nice reward for everyone’s efforts. Holding a retrospective outdoors can also give it an […]

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Kasia Mrowca (@MrowcaKasia) gives tips for dealing with customers and meeting demands on a manageable scale that doesn’t overload IT infrastructure. Filmed at Devoxx France 2016.

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If you’ve ever wanted to learn about Rugged DevOps (also known as DevSecOps), sit down for a spell with Shannon Lietz, Ian Allison, and Scott Kennedy from Intuit.  In this interview, we discussed a number of important topics including internal war games, culture hacking, gamification of Rugged DevOps, and starting as a small team. If you’ll be […]

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By Necco Ceresani When major companies start getting into the nitty gritty of updating their software delivery processes, governance always pokes its head into the mix. The ability to control and secure a software release has traditionally been a hands-on experience due to its many complexities. But at what costs? As more software delivery processes become automated, the traditional […]

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With office space at a premium and a growing embrace of flexible working hours, the future of work is going to be distributed. As a result, for many programmers, the full time freelance lifestyle is ever more viable. However, with this evolving career path, new obstacles emerge for both employers and developers. Traditional methodologies for […]

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By Helen Crosby, COO Geonomics Agile is a very popular methodology. It can streamline development, foster meaningful innovation, and change your team’s processes for the better. It’s also hugely complicated, massively expensive, and a colossal pain to implement – or so some would have you believe. The simple truth is that agile methodology is based on […]

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By Necco Ceresani For being such a new industry there is a lot of video content based around DevOps. I found this out after trying to search for some entertaining or highly rated DevOps/IT videos on YouTube. That process failed, so I decided to dig a littler deeper into the community to find some of the […]

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