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Risk: You’re Managing it Wrong!

The following post about managing risks in modern software development is from Premier Developer consultant, Assaf Stone.No offense, but despite your best intentions, you might not be handling risk properly. In this day and age, everything is software-dependent; even if you do not consider yourself a “software-firm” per-se, even if you are...

DevOps and Finance

Premier Developer consultant Ron Vincent recently posted this article on the relationship between Finance and modern software development practices such as Agile and DevOps.  It’s an interesting discussion of how you can bring finance and planning along on your DevOps journey.I know, who wants to talk about finance when it comes to ...

Agile work in progress tracking: Are we there yet?

In this post, Premier Developer consultant Ilias Jennane explains Agile Work in Progress Tracking. In almost every engagement I have with customers seeking guidance on how to effectively run an Agile development shop, the question of work in progress tracking comes up. However, the question comes in different “flavors”, often ...

Scaling Agile using Microsoft Visual Studio Team Services

In the latest article on his blog, Premier Developer consultant Ilias Jennane discusses how to scale the Agile software development process for large organizations using Visual Studio Team Services. When the Agile Manifesto was written about 16 years ago, it had a simple goal and that is to uncover better ways of writing software. Source...