Tag Archives: Agile

Versionning still matters

Change isn’t new. The rate of change isn’t new either. What is new is the time we have to effect that change. Every one of us in IT is committed to doing the very best we can for our organization … Continue reading

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Agile … still fragile

In some form or other Agile Development has been going on since the 1970’s. However, what we think of as “Agile” really dates back to 2001 and the publishing of the Agile Manifesto. Since then a steady rise in adoption … Continue reading

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Automating ALM – time we did

The irony is, we are the cobbler’s children. And now our shoes are worn, and full of holes and frankly all too shabby. The development infrastructure we have allowed to evolve in our organizations is no longer meeting the needs … Continue reading

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Continuous Integration Tools

Continuous Integration is the flywheel of Agile development methods. It maintains the cadence of the team. It drives behaviors in quality, configuration management and project planning that orient the team on results and desirable task outcomes. Although it is critical; … Continue reading

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What is the definition of “Agile” ALM?

I find myself using the word “nimble” a lot more these days. Agile has become so loaded with meaning that it handicaps any discussion. When I ask customers if they are “doing Agile” the response is invariably affirmative but when … Continue reading

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What are the most important ALM tools for a small Agile development shop?

Everything about an Agile Development Team (ADT) should be agile. They should always have tasks on hand for the team to work on. They should always be iterating their processes, methodologies and practices to optimize their efforts. They should always … Continue reading

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