Agile

Doing Agile vs Being Agile

We keep hearing the word Agile quite frequently in the industry. Every project wants to be on Agile and the thought is that as soon as you start implementing Agile frameworks, there would be some kind of magic that would accelerate delivery, reduce client escalations and the team would be happy. Doing Agile You have implemented...

09-Nov-2021

Agile, Manual Testing

Best Practices in Agile for QA

Quality Assurance in Software Development is not like testing the product by covering the business requirements but is like what QA process you are implementing and is it generating the ROI. Nowadays in the software industry, the client is always looking for frequent and iterative deployments. If you are a QA person then you are expected...

09-Sep-2021

Agile

Agile Project Management: Estimating the Unknown

Estimation Experienced project managers know the first question clients ask on any new project is “How much?” followed closely by “How soon?” Whenever the subject of agile project management is discussed, it’s inevitable that one question will be asked: “How do you provide the client or sponsors with an estimate when you have...

06-Sep-2021

Agile, Software development

Application of Agile in Complex Delivery Projects: A Case Study

Can you adopt Agile in challenging delivery projects? Say, where customers are impatient with their timeline. The answer is YES. Challenges Let us first look at the challenges a typical Project Manager / Project Lead face in such engagements: Productivity Client challenges (Disagreement on delivery dates) Change...

04-Jul-2021

Agile, Digital Transformation

Top 5 Challenges on the Road to Digital Transformation

Over the years, the technology ecosystem has gone through many changes and has come a long way. With technologies evolving at such a rapid pace, the need to embrace digital transformation is no longer optional. Digital Transformation, however, is not a simple concept. It involves numerous layers of technology adoption and change...

23-Feb-2018

Agile, DevOps

Continuous Delivery – How to Make Your Pipeline Robust and Efficient?

Frequent and shorter releases, faster feedback, less risky deployments and resilient systems - do they sound familiar? Well, modern technology companies are focusing and emphasizing on Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery and Continuous Deployment to improve time to market and get an edge over the competitors. Continuous...

04-Dec-2017

Agile, Product Engineering

The Kaizen Approach to Software Development

Recently, the technology industry has seen many developments and gone through several changes, especially owing to the advancements such as in the domains of artificial intelligence, augmented reality and others. While many product development companies are more result oriented and focus heavily on the output, there is also a set of...

10-Nov-2017

Agile, MEAN

How are 10 Global Companies Using Node.js in Production?

Node.js is increasingly becoming a go-to technology for multiple companies across the globe. As Node.js emphasizes on concurrency, speed, and intensive data exchange along with employing push technology over web sockets,  it has helped companies to build various applications such as social media apps, video and text chat engines,...

06-Nov-2017

Agile, Digital Transformation

Bespoke vs. Off-the-Shelf – Which One Fits Your Needs?

Innovation is taking a center stage not only when it comes to product development but also forming a new business model leveraging the latest technology. Shared Services and Collaborative Consumption models from Uber and Airbnb are greatest examples of such innovation. As the choice of technology or software is critical to business...

03-Nov-2017

Agile, Cloud Managed Services

Cloud Portability and Interoperability- Why it Matters?

Companies globally are expanding multiple efforts to pursue digital transformation and modernize their existing infrastructure. Cloud is a key enabler for successful digital transformation. Cloud reduces the total cost of ownership and offers high flexibility along with improved collaboration. Both large-scale enterprises and SMEs are...

02-Nov-2017

Agile, Cloud

Why Companies are Considering Container Technologies?

DevOps automation has become an integral part of large-scale digital transformation projects. Companies have realized that automating their delivery pipelines will not only shorten the release cycle but also help in bringing products faster to market. DevOps has broken the traditional silos between the Dev and Ops team and...

30-Oct-2017

Agile, Cloud Managed Services

Management’s Guide to Create an Exemplary Release Management Cycle

We won't be entirely wrong if we stated that the Agile is now becoming the defacto. Several organizations have adopted Agile as a part of their development culture after its advantages were widely known. Even though, Agile has found many takers there may be a few challenges when it comes to taking this process up in reality. Let us...

18-Oct-2017