December 19, 2019
In the following blog post, Sriram Rajagopalan - Inflectra's Enterprise Agile Champion explores how-to's of writing good user stories and gives practical recommendations on how to achieve just that.
This blog complements Inflectra's December 17th webinar on the same topic, with the webinar recording available inside.Read More
December 6, 2019
In the following blog post, Sriram Rajagopalan - Inflectra's Enterprise Agile Champion, covers a number of key aspects of Agile Engineering practices. Among them are: technical excellence, general trends in agile engineering as well as practical recommendations for those how plan on undertaking a project like this.
This blog complements Inflectra's December 5th webinar on the same topic, with the webinar recording available inside.Read More
June 18, 2019
The principles of risk management play a pivotal role in the project management framework. While the principles of project management do not specifically recommend waterfall approach, some agile practitioners incorrectly disassociate from the principles of project risk management in agile approaches to product development or project management.Read More
May 22, 2019
Frequently, people wonder whether agile estimation approaches differ completely from the plan-driven approaches in project management. While each framework has its own uniqueness in their approach to gathering estimates, the nature of estimates gathered should be considered in relation to the project or product lifecycle.Read More
May 6, 2019
Too often people at various stages in their career ask how agile will change their lives. Others ask if their responsibilities will differ from one organization to another. Surely no one can tell the future of any role, but it seems that agile is like the pure oxygen. One can’t breathe pure oxygen until it is mixed with an appropriate amount of nitrogen. Likewise, agile is a light-weight framework that is not prescriptive and it too, has to be adapted to the organization’s culture.Read More
April 8, 2019
We are glad to report that our trip out west to host an annual #TestBowl (and attend the STPCon Spring 2019) was a sheer success!
But let’s go over this fantastic experience step by step:Read More
October 10, 2018
Having a quality customer support system is vital for any business, small or large. A really good system puts your business ahead of the competition. In fact, according to Huffington Post, research has proven that a whopping 55 percent of consumers are willing to pay more for a guaranteed good experience.
This means it’s time to get rid of your current ticket system for evaluating customer issues. Whether you offer an upgraded experience to those willing to pay more or change your system from the bottom-up, here’s how to know your ticket systems is outdated. Whether in a help desk or in customer support, here’s when it’s time to cater to your customers in a way that organizes the highest priorities.Read More
July 23, 2018
When a software developer likely hears that delivery cycle times are getting smaller, the first reaction is probably one of understandable panic and frustration. Will quality suffer? How can we meet deadlines if we don’t have the time? How will the budget be affected? There are tons of thoughts that will race through the mind of a software developer met with this new decision, but this can turn into a positive thing.
There are many ways a shortened delivery cycle can impact software teams, and if it is framed in the right way, it can mean good things for the whole team. Read on for eight ways a shortened delivery cycle can positively impact software teams.Read More
October 6, 2017
If you are a software company, you probably market your products at trade fairs, conventions and such. We recently went to one and decided to share some lessons learned on how to make the most of your time, $$$ and how to maximize ROI.Read More
February 17, 2017
If you are looking for a tech side hustle, you’ve come to the right place. And, get this: we’ve done the company research for you. Read about what we need and decide if you want to make some cash, while doing something you like.
What we are looking for: in the short run, we are interested in high quality, sharable content focused on software development and testing, automated testing, DevOps, ALM, agile software development, continuous delivery and so on. Our longer-term goal is to build up a corps of tech evangelists and influencers who love our products and are available for speaking engagements, trainings, software-related curriculum development, etc.
What we are offering: short-term per blog compensation, with long-term opportunities such as web and event sponsorship and tech evangelist position with Inflectra.Read More