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Strength in Numbers and Safe Spaces

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During the first week of women’s history month, I had the pleasure of teaching ISTQB’s Advanced Test Manager syllabus to a room of seven women.

Getting Started With Agile Software Quality Metrics

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There is no standard set of metrics that can be tracked to ensure project success. Agile teams should track a small set of agile software quality metrics initially and then adjust those metrics over time as they learn which are informative and aid with decision-making.

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Boutique Consulting: An ideal path for problem solvers

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In 15 years of technical recruiting, I have spoken to thousands of candidates. One of my favorite parts of an interview is learning what a candidate seeks in an ideal career opportunity. Often, I speak to individuals who value training and prioritize continuous learning.

Recap: Everything You Need to Know About Containers But Were Afraid to Ask

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As part of our ongoing series of web seminars , CEO Jeffery Payne and Principal Consultant Rich Mills held a discussion about containers and the various ways you can leverage them to improve your software development, test, and deployment process.

The Complete R&D Funding Guide: How to Get the Funding You Need!

Speaker: Kevin Goldsmith, Chief Technology Officer at Anaconda | Peyman Pouryekta, CEO and Technology Advisor | Bob Webber, VP Product Flow Optimization, Construx

In this interactive panel discussion, we will address common pitfalls of investments for CTOs and VPs of Engineering and will teach you how to manage your investments with confidence and properly allocate resources across business priorities.

A Quickstart Guide for Chef Infra Client

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Chef is a powerful suite of tools and applications that can minimize manual management of your virtual machines’ software and configuration. It has a wide variety of configuration options for many platforms that can be handled using Chef Infra and its client component. Managing Software Deployments.

DevOps to Ensure Quality in Microservices

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THIS ARTICLE WAS ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON TECHBEACON as “Microservices quality issues? A modern DevOps approach can help” Your team has followed industry trends and shifted from a monolithic system to a widely distributed, scalable, and highly available microservices architecture.

The Similarities Between Releasing a Successful Product and Being a Successful Lacrosse Coach

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Coveros Technical Manager Bob Foster’s Lightning Keynote from Agile + DevOps Virtual Conference 2021. See and hear more about what our team has to say about DevOps on our YouTube channel.

Everything You Need to Know About Containers But Were Afraid to Ask

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Everything You Need to Know About Containers But Were Afraid to Ask. Tuesday, October 26, 2021 1:30pm-2:30pm ET / 10:30am-11:30am PT.

Risk is a Metric: The Math of Risk

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This series of posts will explore my perspective on risk as a metric and a measure in software testing. First up: The Math of Risk. My Perspective.

Optimize the Performance of Your Serverless Functions

Run mission-critical applications on serverless without sacrificing visibility.

How to Use Containers to Enable Microservices in Your DevOps

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Are you trying to shift from a monolithic system to a widely distributed, scalable, and highly available microservices architecture? Maybe you’ve already moved to agile delivery models, but you’re struggling to keep up with the rate of change in the technologies of these systems.

Your Situation is Not That Dire—Retrospective Action Items Can Help

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I recently wrote a blog post suggesting that one way to ensure nothing happens as the result of a retrospective is to neglect to capture action items.

Recap: What You Need to Know About Software Supply Chain Attacks

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As part of our ongoing series of web seminars , CEO Jeffery Payne hosted application security pioneer Jeff Williams, the co-founder of OWASP and the current CTO of Contrast Security, on July 15, 2021, for a discussion about software supply chain attacks.

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Keycloak Operator: Running Locally With Kind

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Introduction. Keycloak is an open source Identity and Access Management solution, which allows teams to easily secure their applications and services. Administrative tasks such as creating realms, clients, and users within Keycloak can be automated using the Keycloak Operator.

The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today's data-driven applications. And they won’t cut it for your end users, your development team, or your business. Learn how 5 companies used embedded analytics to achieve huge returns and greater value than anticipated.

Independent Doesn’t Mean Isolated: How to Involve IV&V Early for Agile Project Success

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If you’ve had the opportunity to work for more than one organization, you’ve probably come across a situation in which IV&V is part of the organization’s process for developing software.

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Of Risks and Retrospectives

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I disagree with the premise of my esteemed colleague’s thoughtful essay about renewing the focus on creating and handling action items from retrospectives. . Let me be clear about my specific disagreement.

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Retrospectives Without Action Items Mean Nothing Gets Done

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Every agile coach and agile book worth its salt will preach the benefits of holding regular retrospectives. Most teams I work with do their best to hold them, but many claim they just don’t work.

Coveros Conversations: Software Supply Chain Security

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CEO Jeff Payne discusses best practices for protecting your software delivery process from supply chain attacks with Business Development Manager Kim Trott. Kim Trott: Good day everyone. Today we’re going to be talking about software supply chain attacks with Coveros founder and CEO Jeff Payne.

The Importance of PCI Compliance and Data Ownership When Issuing Payment Cards

This eBook provides a practical explanation of the different PCI compliance approaches that payment card issuers can adopt, as well as the importance of both protecting user PII and gaining ownership and portability of their sensitive data.

Has Agile Helped or Hurt Testing?

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The Agile Manifesto turned 20 earlier this year, and many are celebrating. But from a testing perspective, should we be celebrating agile?

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Value Stream Mapping Gone Wrong

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As an Agile Coach, Scrum Master, and instructor, I meet and interact with many people who have used Value Stream Mapping to successfully transform product and service delivery by focusing on value delivery to their customers and eliminating waste in delivering that value.

Recap: DevOps Your Bureaucracy?

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As part of our ongoing series of web seminars , CEO Jeffery Payne hosted AWS Enterprise Strategist and author Mark Schwartz on March 4, 2021, for a discussion about creating a lean, learning, and enabling bureaucracy using agile and DevOps methods.

DevOps Your Bureaucracy?

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DevOps Your Bureaucracy? Make your organization lean, learning, and enabling using agile and DevOps. Thursday, March 4, 2021 1:30pm-2:30pm ET / 10:30am-11:30am PT.

Data-Driven Performance Feedback Helps Teams Improve Customer Outcomes

Speaker: Mickey Mantle, Founder and CEO at Wanderful Interactive Storybooks | Ron Lichty, Consultant: Interim VP Engineering, Author, Ron Lichty Consulting, Inc.

In this webinar Mickey Mantle and Ron Lichty will teach you why its important to have data driven performance reviews, the most effective way to use data in performance reviews, and how this data helps to align your employee proficiency with your company goals.

Taking an Extreme Approach to Software

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February 2021 marks the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Agile Manifesto. Follow along as we reflect and look to the future. “Extreme Programming turns the conventional software process sideways.

What Agile Teams Can Learn from Pro Wrestling

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February 2021 marks the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Agile Manifesto. Follow along as we reflect and look to the future. Coveros Senior Training Consultant Jenna Charlton’s Lightning Keynote from Agile + DevOps Virtual Conference 2020.

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Flashback Friday

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February 2021 marks the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Agile Manifesto. Follow along as we reflect and look to the future. In a previous post , Mike Sowers asked readers to think about where they were in February of 2001 at the inception of the Agile Manifesto.

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Software Testing and Agile

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February 2021 marks the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Agile Manifesto. Follow along as we reflect and look to the future. Take a moment to think about where you were in February of 2001—at the inception of the Agile Manifesto.

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Monitoring AWS Container Environments at Scale

In this eBook, learn how to monitor AWS container environments at scale with Datadog and which key metrics to monitor when leveraging two container orchestration systems (ECS and EKS).

After 20 Years…Why is Agile Still Alive?

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February 2021 marks the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Agile Manifesto. Follow along as we reflect and look to the future. In short—It works! Happy Birthday Agile. 20 years is a lifetime in the software business!

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Where did Agile come from?

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February 2021 marks the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Agile Manifesto. Follow along as we reflect and look to the future. I came into the software industry in 1994, having just graduated from George Mason University.

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Coveros Conversations: Private Team Training

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Jenna Charlton, Stephanie Fender, Samantha Jeantel, and Byron Katz have a conversation about benefits of private team training. Watch the highlights here, or listen in on the full conversation below.

Mini Series: Agile Team Facilitation Tips for Coaches

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Welcome back to the mini blog series on Facilitation Tips for Coaches. For those who are returning, you will remember that last time we kicked off this mini-series with the first tip: Embody the Agile Principle.

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Embedded Analytics – 4 Mission-Critical Steps to Take on Your Analytics Journey

The right analytics capabilities will turn data into valuable insights for your end users. This research-based guide, derived from insights of industry professionals, will allow you to create an optimal strategy for acquiring those capabilities.

Mini Series: Agile Team Facilitation Tips for Coaches

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Agile is largely about interactions between individuals so it’s very important for agile coaches and facilitators to really understand team facilitation. Oftentimes, managing a team, especially during times of conflict, is the hardest part of being a coach.

Bottlerocket: An Early Look

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With the popularity of containers and container-based architecture, it can be hard to keep up with new container technologies and pick out the useful ones from a sea of competition.

Make Code Readability a Priority

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Software is constantly changing. Code that may be perfect now will have to be edited in the future. While your team will probably be tasked with making the change, you may not be the one doing the work. You may be on a different assignment.

Coveros Conversations: Strategic Learning Plans

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Mike Sowers and Jeff Payne provide some perspective for those in leadership roles to ensure their teams have the right skills in place to deliver on key business objectives. Mike Sowers: Hello everyone and welcome to our next Coveros Conversation.

Make Payment Optimization a Part of Your Core Payment Strategy

Everything you need to know about payment optimization – an easy-to-integrate, PCI-compliant solution that enables companies to take control of their PSPs, minimize processing costs, maximize approval rates, and keep control over their payments data.