1. Articles in category: Application Developement

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    1. Q&A: Puppet CEO foresees DevOps going mainstream

      Puppet has become synonymous with DevOps, and Sanjay Mirchandani, CEO of Puppet since late September, says the Puppet Enterprise platform for automating software delivery is now being used in more than 70 percent of the Fortune 100. InfoWorld Editor at Large Paul Krill recently spoke with Mirchandani about where the company is headed and devops' progress these days.

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    2. Death to JIRA

      A JIRA ticket comes with inevitable, built-in assumptions and ramifications. That the feature / behavior it describes is discrete. That it is ultimately binary, i.e. either complete or not. That it can be individually estimated. That it can be worked on in relative isolation. That its connections to other tickets can be modeled very simply, using JIRA’s childishly simple notion of “linked” tickets.

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    3. Scope Changes Within the Agile/Scrum Framework

      The Agile Manifesto , developed in 2001 by a group of software developers, specifies a list of items valued in agile software development. One of the items on this list is “Responding to change over following a plan.” This article discusses the approach to scope changes used within the agile/Scrum framework, bringing information from multiple sources together into a single document.

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    4. How to merge IT and product development into one department

      With software making its way into the products and services of most companies, it can be hard to determine where the work of IT stops and where product development starts. As executive teams begin to redraw the lines of accountability for "technology" versus "product," CIOs would be wise to start bringing a product management mindset to the table. That means shifting the discussion from "development initiatives" and "project managers," to "the customer experience" and "product managers."

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    5. Rethinking Digital Transformation DevOps

      You’ve come across a lot of information that preaches the importance of delivering fast, such as Agile methodologies, Continuous Delivery , and so on. You’ve also heard a lot about the key business driver, digital transformation. The phrase is in vogue and there are a lot of ideas about what it entails. But amongst all the hullabaloo, what does this buzzword really mean? Do perceptions of digital transformation require reassessment?

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    6. Global Software Testing System Integration Market to grow at a CAGR of 14.6% over the period 2015-2019: Key Vendors Tcs, Hp, Ibm, Accenture, Capgemini, Microsoft

      About Software Testing System Integration Software testing is one of the important aspects of software development and is a process of analyzing software products to identify the correctness, security, and quality of developed and purchased software. With the number of large projects and involvement of various teams associated in the development process, the complexity of software development and testing is increasing.

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    7. The New Workplace Is Agile, and Nonstop. Can You Keep Up?

      A former coder named Alex Miner installed a coding product called Hipchat throughout the family business. Like Jira, Hipchat is made by Atlassian, a company known for software development tools. “Everything’s a lot more audited by sensors. I can tell one PSI off pressure in a tire from anywhere in the company and react to that,” he said, a reference to pounds per square inch.

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    8. The Benefits of Automated Test Management DevOps

      The world seems to accelerate daily. Consequently, companies are consistently challenged to improve and maintain the efficiency and quality of software products for the retention of consumer interest. Consistent reliability of software releases revolves around the nucleus of automated test management. At times, projects conduct testing that is insufficient to meet time constraints, thus limiting software quality with subsequent adverse effects on customer satisfaction and ultimately increasing expense with possible recalls and the retooling of releases. 

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    9. Distributed DevOps puts IT communication strategies to the test

      Distributed DevOps puts IT communication strategies to the test by Senior News Writer DevOps communication between team members is crucial, but how does that work when they're on different continents? Making DevOps Real for System z –IBM IT communication strategies have been put to an unprecedented test, as corporate globalization collides with DevOps.  "That's not to say there aren't good people everywhere, but I'd say that there aren't necessarily available people who are that good all the time where and when you need them," said Patrick McClory, director of automation and DevOps for Datapipe Inc ...

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    10. The CEO of $2.8 billion Pivotal explains why you need to change your culture to survive as a digital industry

      Over the course of the 20th Century, Toyota refined its processes for minimizing wasted time and effort in its factories so it could deliver more cars, faster. The famed Toyota Production System , or TPS, was hugely influential and much-imitated in all industries, giving way to a movement called “lean manufacturing,” as in manufacturing without waste. Now, things are starting to come full circle, says Rob Mee, CEO of $2.8 billion startup Pivotal  learn how to deliver code the way that Silicon Valley does.

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    11. Key Ways to Achieve Profound Results with Agile Web Development Agile

      Developing a website is one of the most crucial assignments in a business-IT endeavor. Apart from offering the much-needed convenience to both existing and potential customers, it’s also a vital channel to build a long-lasting relationship with them. In turn, it helps in creating goodwill while fostering the brand’s image and credibility. However, most website and web application development projects do not end up delivering the product that is initially desired.

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    12. What you should know about microservices

      There are many ways experts describe microservices, but no single agreed upon definition. Basically, it’s the idea that instead of building monolithic applications, developers build a series of components that make up the app. Microservices harken back to a buzzword of yesteryear: Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), which is the idea of building components of an application separately. “Enterprise interest in micros. However, not all apps will benefit from a microservices architecture. The app has to be complex enough that it can be broken into a number of different components. More explained in the article.

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    13. Microsoft’s the top open-source contributor on GitHub

      The organization with the largest number of contributors to open-source projects over the past year on GitHub is, surprisingly, Microsoft, GitHub announced today. Fully 16,419 contributors affiliated with Microsoft worked on open-source GitHub projects during the past 12 months, GitHub said, ahead of 15,682 from Facebook, 14,059 from Docker and 12,841 from Angular.

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    14. 10 Tips for Implementing Scrum Practices

      Agile development is all about continuous improvement, and scrum—an iterative and incremental agile software development framework—helps get it done. Many enterprises believe that simply adopting scrum practices will make their business agile. Scrum, a term named for the scrum formation in rugby, is an iterative and incremental agile software development framework for managing product development. Success with scrum is about building a company culture that promotes collaboration, transparency, self-organization and responsibility while continuously improving through inspection and adaption, says Dwight Kingdon, Principal Consultant and Agile Coach at Mindtree.

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    15. Evolving the application platform from software to dataware

      Every decade, a set of major forces work together to change the way we think about “applications.” Until now, those changes were principally evolution of software programming, networked communications and user interactions. Today, data and machine learning/artificial intelligence are combining with software and cloud infrastructure to become a new platform.

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    16. IT professionals urged to dial-down tech talk to win CIO approval for DevOps projects

      Chef CEO Barry Crist claims senior management are not interested in the tech side of DevOps, so IT professionals should lead on the business benefits. The person looking to lead the DevOps charge within the organisation needs to be specific about what they need from the CIO to get things going. DevOps practitioners are more likely to secure senior management support for agile projects if they dial-down the tech talk and focus discussions on the business problems they are seeking to solve.

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    17. The truth about bug finders: They're essentially useless

      Today's popular bug finders catch only about two percent of the vulnerabilities lurking in software code, researchers have found, despite the millions of dollars companies spend on them each year. Bug finders are commonly used by software engineers to root out problems in code that could turn into vulnerabilities. They'll typically report back how many bugs they found -- what you don't know is how many were missed, leaving success rates an open mystery.

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    18. Overcoming the scale-up challenge of enterprise DevOps adoption

      CIOs and IT leaders share their advice on what enterprises can do to accelerate the spread of DevOps within their organisations. Seasoned DevOps practitioners are fond of advising newcomers to kick-start their organisation’s agile journey by starting small – both in respect of the size of project they undertake and the team they task with addressing it.

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    19. How to contract for outsourcing your agile development

      Agile software development methodologies are hardly new. But figuring out a way to adequately contract for them in IT outsourcing deal is. “Under traditional contracting approaches, there is an assumption that the development team can define, with some specificity, the ultimate ‘thing’ to be created supported by a detailed project plan and key milestones tied to client acceptance and financial payment triggers,” says Derek J. Schaffner, attorney in the Washington, D.C. office of law firm Mayer Brown. 

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    20. Barclays banks on agile and DevOps to tackle competitive threats in fintech

      Barclays Bank opens up about how increasing competition in the financial services sector has fuelled its 18-month, company-wide campaign to increase its use of agile and DevOps methodologies. Speaking at the Enterprise DevOps Summit in London, Jonathan Smart, head of development services at Barclays, said agile processes and thinking are being incorporated in all areas of its business – not just IT.

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