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5 Ways to Improve Software Quality


Many opinions exist on what software quality exactly is. Clearly defining the quality characteristics of software proves quite difficult. This holds from a functional perspective (‘it should just work!’), as well as from a non-functional perspective (‘the solution is slow…’). In this blog post, we will sketch the arena and provide five useful tips to […]. The post 5 Ways to Improve Software Quality appeared first on Xebia Blog. Quality Qxperts qxperts software quality

Storm in the stratosphere: how the cloud will be reshuffled

Erik Bernhardsson

Here's a theory I have about cloud vendors (AWS, Azure, GCP): Cloud vendors 1 will increasingly focus on the lowest layers in the stack: basically leasing capacity in their data centers through an API. Other pure-software providers will build all the stuff on top of it.

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5 Reasons For Bad Candidate Experience In Tech Interviews

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

In 2022, the one thing on top of the mind of any tech organization should be aiming for happier employees. Happier employees are more productive and more likely to stay longer in their current jobs.

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Benefits and Challenges of Adopting SAFe – An Empirical Survey

Agile Alliance

During the last two decades, turbulent business environments tempted firms to adopt agile methods to cope with the ever-changing customer demands. The success of agile methods in small and co-located teams inspired companies to apply them to large-scale endeavors.

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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.

5 Ways to Improve Software Quality


Many opinions exist on what software quality exactly is. Clearly defining the quality characteristics of software proves quite difficult. This holds from a functional perspective (‘it should just work!’), as well as from a non-functional perspective (‘the solution is slow…’).

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The Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) is a framework for scaling agile methods in large organizations. We have found several experience reports and white papers describing SAFe adoptions in different banks, which indicates that SAFe is being used in the banking industry. However, there is a lack of academic publications on the topic, the banking industry … Continued.

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A Business Outcome Driven Approach

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