Is High Quality Software Worth the Cost?

Martin Fowler

A common debate in software development projects is between spending time on improving the quality of the software versus concentrating on releasing more valuable features.

Things You Should Know Before Buying CRM Software

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Things You Should Know Before Buying CRM Software. Customer relationship management (CRM) software, is one of the most powerful tools that a business can use to succeed. Here are some things that you need to know and evaluate before buying CRM software.

Best Practices for Software Change Assessment

Business spending on enterprise software has been on a constant rise over the past decade with 64% of businesses spending more on IT operations in 2018. This not only includes the procurement or development of new software and digital innovations, but also […].

To Serve Man, with Software

Coding Horror

There are absolutely occupational hazards of being a programmer, and one of my favorite programming quotes is an allusion to one of them: It should be noted that no ethically-trained software engineer would ever consent to write a DestroyBaghdad procedure. I didn't choose to be a programmer.

An Adult Conversation About Estimates

Speaker: Beekey Cheung, Software Consultant, Professor Beekums, LLC

Top 5 Ways AI Can Transform CRM Software in 2019

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Customer Relationship Management Software (CRM software) together are a powerful team that can tailor your business’s customer service needs. Facial recognition, for example, streamlines the login process of software applications.

Better Together: Why Software-Development Toolmakers Should Embrace Integration

The post Better Together: Why Software-Development Toolmakers Should Embrace Integration appeared first on Blogs DevOps Culture DevOps Practice Enterprise DevOps developers integration software developers software development tools

Clubhouse Aims to Simplify Software Project Management

Clubhouse Software today announced it is adding a Clubhouse Iterations module to its project management application to make it easier to plan sprints involving product and software engineering teams.

Software Compliance Teams Can Learn a Lot from DevSecOps

However, while security professionals can contribute, developers are usually the only ones with the technical ability to fix software security vulnerabilities. The same goes for software compliance. Many argue that application security should be the responsibility of a security team.

Technical Debt for Non-Software Developers

Warning - this post is not about Scrum. It is about Technical Debt in my home!!! Please do not judge me!! . So what is Technical Debt - .

How Product Managers Can Learn to Love Reporting

Speaker: Eric Feinstein, Professional Services Manager, Looker

He will use the example of a product manager of a learning management software system and how she would go through the process of defining reporting for users of the product. For a long time, Product Managers have found it challenging to design interfaces inside their products that users could use for reporting. It seems like PMs and engineers have grown to hate embedded reporting.

Common Pitfalls of Software Development and Tips to Avoid Them

However, when it comes to software development, failure is more common than most managers want to admit. The post Common Pitfalls of Software Development and Tips to Avoid Them appeared first on In business, no one wants to plan on failure.

Advantage of Using CRM Software

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There are Some Advantage of Using CRM Software. Customer relationship management software can help businesses become more efficient and profitable by collecting and managing data. CRM software development teams spend a lot of time understanding how businesses operate.

Calculating The Cost of Software Quality in Your Organization


The following is a guest post from Herb Krasner, an Advisory Board Member for the Consortium for IT Software Quality (CISQ) and industry consultant for 5 decades. In this post, we focus on the various costs of software quality and how those can be measured.

Does Software Testing Improve Quality, Actually?

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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. However, as software leaders, we often find that as we go to implement these approaches, we feel stuck.

Pivotal Software Embraces OpenJDK

Pivotal Software has officially thrown its weight behind OpenJDK, the open source version of the standard edition of Java, by adding support for OpenJDK to the Pivotal Spring Runtime on its Spring framework. The post Pivotal Software Embraces OpenJDK appeared first on

Better living through software

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Continue reading Better living through software Tiffani Bell shares three lessons she's learned exploring how technology can help the less fortunate.

State of the Software Supply Chain: Secure Coding Takes Spotlight

After almost a year of research that involved studying 36,000 open source software projects, 12,000 enterprise development teams and 3.7 million open source releases, we at Sonatype are excited to share the “2019 State of the Software Supply Chain” report.

Software Possession

The Daily WTF

Jon was the only software person at his 15-man company. Sam would gather the requirements verbatim from the client and hand them to Jon; Jon would augment the software to meet their automation needs, and send a new version over to Sam to deliver. " "The software just.

Why “Build or Buy?” Is the Wrong Question for Analytics

INTRODUCTION 2WHEN TO BUILD YOUR OWN ANALYTICS The first instinct for many software companies is to. Software companies that stay on the “build” track. Risks to Software Stability: Internal. software products. Most software companies are under pressure from.

Benefits of Using the Kanban Methodology for Software Development

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Benefits of Using the Kanban Methodology for Software Development. The Kanban method is one of the best time and resource management strategies that you can use as the owner of a software company. You Will Be Able To Develop More Software Programs.

Introducing 3rd Party Software Support

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

At Dell EMC, we get this and that’s why we have created a new feature called 3rd Party Software Support, which is included with your ProSupport Plus. Let’s face it, supporting your critical data center infrastructure is hard to do.

Outsourcing Software Development Best Practices

Luis Goncalves

And because of this more and more companies are using Outsourcing Software Development services to help them to reduce the time to market. Product Management and Software Development: The Big Clash. Software development is not an easy feat. Why software development outsourcing?

20 influential women in software development


In the software development field, we always hear famous names like Martin Fowler, Kent Beck, George H. That is why today I decided to write about amazing successful, talented and influential women in software development. After doing some research, here’s a list of 20 women in software development I admire for what they have done and for their contribution in the Software Development Industry. . . 20 influential women in software development. .

Monetizing Analytics Features: Why Data Visualizations Will Never Be Enough

Ubiquitous Five years ago, data visualizations were a powerful way to diferentiate a software. In the competitive software world, customers are always ripe for. MONETIZING ANALYTICS FEATURES: Why Data Visualizations. Will Never Be Enough.

5 Ways DevSecOps Can Manage Software Supply Chains

The unbridled use of open source components within the software supply chain is on a major uptick, according to new research. The post 5 Ways DevSecOps Can Manage Software Supply Chains appeared first on

15 Books by leading software architects


As you may already know, Apiumhub team is software architecture-oriented and reads books for software architects on a weekly basis. This year Apiumhub organizes Global Software Architecture Summit 10th of october, which will take place in Barcelona.

Questions about Agile: Agile Beyond Software

Agile Alliance

This is part of a series of posts where I take a look at some commonly asked questions and provide my spin on them. The answers are all my own.

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Agile Software Development Mistakes to Avoid

The Crazy Programmer

According to a survey taken of the Scrum Alliance, approximately 70 percent of all groups handling Agile software development believe there are issues present between various internal departments within the company.

5 Early Indicators Your Embedded Analytics Will Fail

At Logi, we’ve worked with over 800 software. Some software. software company grows less than 20 percent annually, they have a 92 percent chance of failure. Updating your application’s dashboards and reporting features. may feel optional—until suddenly it’s not.

Operational Excellence and the Success of Software Deployments

When we talk about best practices for software reliability, the conversation tends to focus on optimizing the applications themselves and the infrastructure that hosts them. The post Operational Excellence and the Success of Software Deployments appeared first on

Everything You Need to Know About the 4 Stages of Software Reliability


Software reliability is a big deal, especially at the enterprise level, but too often companies are flying blind when it comes to the overall quality and reliability of their applications. It seems like every week, there’s a new report in the news calling out another massive software failure.

Augment your knowledge during software modelling sessions: Decision Log


The most important learning during my career is that the act of creating software is a team effort. The post Augment your knowledge during software modelling sessions: Decision Log appeared first on Xebia Blog.

Is Unpatched Software a Security Risk?


It doesn’t matter how much work you put into cybersecurity awareness within your company if you have any vulnerabilities in your system, software, or strategy. That’s where unpatched software can damage your business. What is Unpatched Software?

How to avoid the top 3 mistakes when hiring a software development team

Pivotal Software Previews Automation Framework

At the North America Cloud Foundry Summit 2019 conference, Pivotal Software announced it is beta testing an automation framework that promises to keep its distribution of the platform-as-a-service (PaaS) environment continuously updated.

software testing vs software development

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Phases of software development

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Software 2.0 and Snorkel

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Continue reading Software 2.0 Christopher Ré discusses Snorkel, a system for fast training data creation. and Snorkel

Embedded Analytics, Everywhere

Speaker: Dean Yao, Director of Marketing at Jinfonet

What's the next big trend in analytics software and applications? Software development teams more often now are embedding 3rd party analytics solutions into their products and applications to let them focus on other core areas of their software.