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Agile Software Development

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Get the latest tips on agile software development so you can scale and embrace change.

Debbie Madden

Debbie has over 20 years of experience in NYC tech. She is passionate about helping businesses improve through software. As CEO, Debbie has unparalleled leadership experience in the technology space - she built 4 companies from the ground up prior to co-founding Stride.

With a reputation as a passionate woman executive in technology, Debbie is a sought after writer and speaker. She has appeared in popular media outlets such as Harvard Business Review, Huffington Post, Forbes and The Wall Street Journal.

By: Debbie Madden

September 5th, 2017

9 Reasons Why Everyone Has Gone Agile

Agile/XP

  Gone are the days of endless meetings of tech teams pouring over project timelines, only to see the first version of their product released months or years later. With Agile officially embraced by most Fortune 500 firms, I can confidently say it is mainstream now. So, it’s worth taking a minute to highlight just how much of an impact Agile has had on the world of tech. There are many reasons why Agile has changed tech teams forever. Here are 9 of them:

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By: Debbie Madden

August 16th, 2017

How to Evaluate the Top Agile Consulting Companies

Agile/XP

This post originally appeared on Medium here. Technology is eating the world more and more every year. So, it should come as no surprise that as companies seek expert guidance and capacity for their software engineering teams, Agile software consulting companies are on the rise. With so many choices, choosing the best Agile software consulting company to partner with your team can seem daunting. To help you navigate the lay of the land here, we’ve compiled this guide on the various types of Agile engineering expertise you’ll find in the top agile software consulting companies today.

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By: Debbie Madden

August 1st, 2017

Co-located Outsourcing: The Newest Trend In Tech Outsourcing

Agile/XP

Steve Lohr wrote a great piece for the New York Times today, called “Hot Spot for Tech Outsourcing: The United States”

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By: Debbie Madden

July 27th, 2017

Innovation at Scale IS Possible With These 5 Steps

Agile/XP

The words “innovation” and “scale” are at direct conflict with one another. Innovation is messy, it’s inefficient. In contrast, “scale” requires efficiency.

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The Enterprise Guide to Launch MVPs

You're 11 Steps Away From A Successful MVP.

Your enterprise shouldn't just think like a startup. Act like one. Get our MVP launch guide to fix your MVP launch today.

By: Debbie Madden

July 25th, 2017

The Mythical Man-Month Is True for On Time Projects Too

Teams | Agile/XP

I love the book The Mythical Man-Month by Fred Brooks. It explains that adding more people to a late software project only serves to makes it later.

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By: Debbie Madden

July 24th, 2017

Stride Ranked #2 on Clutch’s Custom Software Development Companies in NYC

News

Life moves fast. It’s something we’re always told, and at Stride we take that to heart. Founded just three years ago in 2014, we have already catapulted into one of the best Agile Software Development Consultancies in New York. We’re thrilled to share that Stride was ranked as the #2 Customer Software Developer in NYC on Clutch’s Top New York City Agencies & Developers 2017.

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By: Debbie Madden

June 29th, 2017

Women Entrepreneurs Are Not Victims of Our Choices

News

This post originally appeared on Medium here. As much as I’m a huge fan of Gimlet and their new Brooklyn-based podcast Startup, I have a major issue with Season 5, Episode 4 — Running a Family and a Business. In this episode, executive coach Jerry Colonna chats with Diana Lovett, a female founder and mother, who shares that being a mom and entrepreneur is challenging.

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By: Debbie Madden

June 27th, 2017

Mobile Web App vs. Native Mobile App: What’s Right for You?

Application Development

We’re here to settle the debate once and for all.

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