Traditional effort estimation techniques don`t work for agile software development, and no existing formula can be applied blindly or readily. Here is a detailed explanation of how the PERT estimation technique can be effectively utilized to speed up the process of task estimation and make it more accurate.
It seems like this year will be a critical one for IT security improvement and development, especially in application security assessment and penetration testing as well as incident forensics. Here are a few predictions on the IT Security trends likely to prevail in 2013.
With the ‘Big Data’ and ‘Hadoop’ being on the rise today, it is important not to be left behind the exciting business opportunities they offer. This white paper focuses on the enormous potential value of these technologies and discusses what business problems they can help solve.
Business analysts are the deliverers of business value working closely with product owners and able to see the various layers of stakeholder needs. However, it seems like in 2013 some of the major Business Analysis trends will force them to take on a few new skills in order to stay effective.
Agile software development teams have to be multidisciplinary, adaptive and resilient, which demands a common vision with a shared purpose and a unified commitment. Continuing the series about building great software using agile techniques, this article describes the key differentiators and essential attributes for agile developers.
There are several key words and phrases that distinguish agile organizations. Continuing the series about building great software using agile techniques, this article focuses upon the importance of constant feedback cycles and rapid responsiveness for agile teams` efficiency in software development.
A definitive list of skills that make a good software developer varies depending on the circumstances and obviously cannot be limited to technical skills only. A good attitude, openness to discussion and business knowledge can give you that special edge necessary for career success.
Software developers cannot be agile if the corporate environment is rigid and prescriptive. With enterprise software development being a complex and labor-intensive effort, no single word like “agile” can capture the essence of what we want it to be. It’s time for a more rigorous and structured definition of enterprise agile software development.
Business Intelligence & Big Data is a current hot trend among multiple technology enabled enterprises and ISVs. In this article we will briefly walk through the top three Business Intelligence trends and solutions that will undoubtedly be still important in 2013.
With the increasing use of software-as-a-service (SaaS) and the growing need for legitimate access to IT applications from beyond the traditional firewalls, Single sign on (SSO) is the technology that can effectively enable, monitor, control and stop access to IT resources when required.
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