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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.

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By: Debbie Madden

September 5th, 2017

9 Reasons Why Everyone Has Gone Agile

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  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

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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

June 22nd, 2017

What Is Agile Methodology? (2017 Edition)

Agile/XP | Application Development

Everything you need to know about this transformative approach to software development.

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By: Debbie Madden

June 20th, 2017

Agile Team Structure: How to Build High Performance App Development Teams

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Agile development isn’t just a series of principles or procedures: it’s a mindset that every team must foster in their own way. Let’s run through some key strategies to building that culture in an organic way — ones that will stick with your team for the long-run.

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By: Dan Mason

May 23rd, 2017

Rhythm, Focus, and Vision - How To Fix Your Broken Product and Delivery Process (Part 2)

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This blog is part 2 of a 3 part series outlining the road to recovery for teams with a broken delivery process: Rhythm, Focus, and Vision. You can read part one here. Now that we have Rhythm, we can talk about Focus. I love this story, told to me by a COO who joined a 25 person consumer tech company that was poised for growth.

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