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Agile Testing: Proceed With Caution

Continual testing is one of the inherent hallmarks of the agile method. As a result, programmers are now required to conduct more testing as part of their job, prior to handing off to the software testers. This means that agile testers are expected to test on changing requirements and codes without having any formal requirement documents. During this time, agile testers will most likely run into a few challenges. Below we have listed these potential pitfalls along with a few suggestions for overcoming them: Read more ›

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Driving Agile Planning

The good thing about Agile methodology is that it is so fluid and allows team members with different skills set to come together as a team of equals to achieve a common goal. Within this framework, each and every team member is given an equal voice. They are free to express themselves and offer guidance, based upon their professional expertise, regardless of their actual role in the project. Read more ›

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Certified to Be Agile

The question is no longer whether or not to become agile, but when. Agile has evolved from a grassroots movement to change software development into a rather mainstream approach. Companies and organizations are increasingly adopting an agile project management approach over the more traditional waterfall methodology. The main objective of this new technique is the delivery of the best product possible. To achieve this, the methodology of Agile Project Management focuses on the customer, recognizes the constantly changing environment of business organizations, and encourages human interaction for the delivery of high quality software. The project team as a whole must be ready and willing to adapt to change, drive innovation, and deliver on-time business value. Read more ›

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Zeroing in on Enterprise Analysis

The strategic analysis of a company has more recently come to be known as enterprise analysis. This approach involves a comprehensive evaluation of the business problem or need as well as the proposed business solution, if once has already been formulated. Following this, it takes a closer look at the proposed solution to determine whether it is indeed the best solution. In addition, this method involves conducting a detailed analysis of the solution’s inherent requirements, risks, and feasibility with respect to the existing business culture. The enterprise analysis is generally performed at the beginning of a project launch for traditional projects while it is usually executed throughout the project cycle for agile projects. Read more ›

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