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If your backlog is not refined then you are doing it wrong

Most Scrum Teams that I encounter don’t do refinement of their Product Backlog and try to work on things that they don’t understand correctly. However, if you get to the Sprint Planning event and your backlog is not ready, then you are doing it wrong.


AI Everywhere Requires MLOps and NetDevOps to Intersect

As xOps workflows become more prevalent in IT, it’s inevitable to see overlap and intersection between them. In networking, NetDevOps has been a hot topic for the past three years. NetDevOps focuses on bringing automation, simulation and validation workflows to network operations.


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Getting started with a Definition of Done (DoD)

In my last post about Professional software teams creating working software David Corbin made a good point. How do you determining what “Free from fault or defect” means?


Best Practices for Application Performance Testing

When done properly, software application performance testing determines if a system meets certain acceptable criteria for both responsiveness and robustness. Before you jump in to testing, though, there are some best practices to remember.

Building Evolvable Architectures

Speaker: Dr. Rebecca Parsons, CTO of ThoughtWorks

The software development ecosystem exists in a state of dynamic equilibrium, where any new tool, framework, or technique leads to disruption and the establishment of a new equilibrium. Predictability is impossible when the foundation architects plan against is constantly changing in unexpected ways. It’s no surprise many CIOs and CTOs are struggling to adapt, in part because their architecture isn’t equipped to evolve. This webinar will discuss what’s at stake if companies continue to use long term architecture plans.

Words that changed in Scrum Guide 2020 update

From January 10th, 2021 the assessments have changed to support the 2020 version of the Scrum Guide. Even though Scrum has not changed significantly, some of the wording and descriptions of Scrum have changed.


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Release planning and predictable delivery

Many organisations wrestle with the seeming incompatibility between agile and release management, and they struggle with release planning and predictable delivery. Updated to reflect the 2020 Scrum Guide!

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It's a Gift

The Daily WTF

Tyra was standing around the coffee maker with her co-workers when their phones all dinged with an email from management. Edgar is no longer employed at Initech. If you see him on the property, for any reason, please alert security. "Well, "Well, that's about time," Tyra said.

If you are not doing Test First then you are doing it wrong!

Many teams are struggling with delivering modern software because they are not building with Test First Principals.

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12 Factor App: Admin Processes

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How to Measure DevSecOps Progress and Ensure Success

Speaker: Shannon Lietz, Director of DevSecOps Team, Intuit

You've finally done it: You've won over C-Suite and your DevSecOps team is up and running. You feel ready to take on rising security threats while continuously delivering quality software updates. But how do you monitor your new program? Are you truly able to gauge the state of your projects? To ensure the success of this new breed of a team, you need to know the metrics to look at and how to advocate these metrics to C-Suite and stakeholders. Join Shannon Lietz, Leader and Director of DevsecOps at Intuit, and learn to lead your DevSecOps team to the top.

A better way than staggered iterations for delivery

There is a better way than staggered iterations for delivery that will keep you on the path to agility. Staggered iterations lead to more technical debt and lower quality software. Updated to reflect the 2020 Scrum Guide!


An Ultimate Guide to DevOps

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What Is DevOps? The term DevOps is a mix of those conditions of growth and surgeries, designed to signify a shared strategy to the activities performed by means of an organization's software development and IT operations groups. In its broadest meaning, DevOps is a doctrine that encourages better communication and cooperation between those teams, along with many others, within an organization.

Nexus Guide 2021 Update: 3 Änderungen für mehr Selbstmanagement

Nach dem Scrum Guide Update war es nur eine Frage der Zeit, bis der Nexus Guide ein Update erfährt. Pünktlich zum neuen Jahr ist es soweit, der Nexus Guide 2021 ist da!


How to Make Regulatory Calls for Transparency a Competitive Advantage


While on the surface transparency requirements appear solely as a nuisance, they are rich opportunities to repurpose investments in compliance for strategic advantage

The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!