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A prep checklist for startups about to undergo technical due diligence

TechCrunch

8 questions to answer before your startup faces technical due diligence. Previously, the author offered a detailed overview of the technical due diligence (TDD) process investors conduct before injecting cash into early stage startups. Code quality. Which software languages do you use?

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7 ways investors can gain clarity while conducting technical due diligence

TechCrunch

He focuses primarily on investments in software and technology-enabled business services. But when it comes to assessing investment opportunities, few venture and growth equity investors have the resources to conduct thorough technical diligence. The focus of diligence tends to be on aspects of a product that can be measured.

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Interview-based due diligence or software audits?

Synopsys

Many acquirers perform interview-based due diligence, but adding a software audit can provide an in-depth assessment of software risks in a target’s code. The post Interview-based due diligence or software audits? appeared first on Application Security Blog.

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Technical Review: A Trusted Look Under the Hood

TechEmpower CTO

Many CEOs of software-enabled businesses call us with a similar concern: Are we getting the right results from our software team? We hear them explain that their current software development is expensive, deliveries are rarely on time, and random bugs appear. What does a business leader do in this situation?

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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 order to be successful at delivering software, organizations need to become data-driven. And in the era of agile, which recognizes that software development is a team sport, performance reviews need to use data for programmer growth and to give focus to business results. How data-driven performance reviews do that.

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TechCrunch+ roundup: Pricing strategy, technical due diligence, pitch deck appendix fever

TechCrunch

Use discount code TCPLUSROUNDUP to save 20% off a one- or two-year subscription. Similarly, it might be tempting to perform an appendectomy on a fundraising deck to reduce the slide count, but doing so may deprive potential investors of the details they need to make a decision. Full TechCrunch+ articles are only available to members.

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Improve Efficiency With Smaller Code Reviews

Dzone - DevOps

In the ever-evolving software paradigm, oftentimes multiple developers work on the shared code base collaboratively. Code management becomes challenging with the number of developers, the scope of change, the pace of delivery, etc on a shared code base.

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Team Leadership in the Age of Agile

Speaker: Roy Osherove, Technology and Leadership Consultant

As a senior software leader, you spend much of your time trying to optimize your team's performance – from increasing delivery rate and velocity to reducing defect rates and waste. To do this, you've learned a wide variety of techniques and methodologies - SCRUM, Kanban, TDD, DevOps, self-organized teams, and much more.