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Angela Tittle

Bridging the Gap Between Development and IT Teams

Tags: development, IT teams

Many organizations wishing to improve their processes or streamline delivery turn toward an Agile framework such as Scrum, Extreme Programming (XP), or Feature-Driven Development (FDD).

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William Drew

Including Ops on the Journey to the Cloud

Tags: DevOps, cloud

Introduction

Is there anything The Cloud can’t do? A day doesn’t go by without us hearing about the benefits of The Cloud. It can make use healthier, our kids smarter and everyone is happier – just by using The Cloud. And the IT community?

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Devin Turner

Essential Project Management Skills

Tags: project management

Some people may wonder what skills a Project Manager would need to successfully run a project. What a person considers “successful” may vary, of course. Perhaps being able to simply stay within the agreed upon budget is considered a successful project.

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Friday, March 17, 2017

Interview with Jerry Davis, Chief Information Officer, AMES Research Center, NASA

Posted By, jstaples

We sat down with Jerry Davis who told us of some of his greatest accomplishments and challenges as the CIO of the Ames Research Center at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

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Bridging the Gap Between Development and IT Teams

Many organizations wishing to improve their processes or streamline delivery turn toward an Agile framework such as Scrum, Extreme Programming (XP), or Feature-Driven Development (FDD). While these frameworks are great for software development projects, they don’t always address the challenges that an IT (Information Technology) team may face.

Angela Tittle
William Drew

DevOps, Agile and Microservices

Tags: Agile, Microservices

Overview

DevOps provides the principles, practices, and tools, coupled with organizational and cultural changes, to allow application-focused teams to deliver functionality to the end user via repeatable, predictable processes.  

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Reed Racette

Certified vs. Certifiable: How Big a Role Should Certifications Play?

Tags: certifications

Not too long ago, I knew a Project Manager (PM) who needed to hire a new person for her team. She found the perfect candidate – he had just the right amount of experience, great references, and his salary range was within our budget.

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Raquel Simpson

Risk Identification and its Importance

Tags: risk management

Risk identification is an integral part of the risk management process in project management.  According to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK):

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Mohammed Salam

Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Software Test Life Cycle (STLC) in Agile/Scrum Development Approach.

Tags: software development, Agile, Scrum

Software development is difficult and risky as it can result in cost overruns, schedule slippages, low product quality, and project cancellation for non-viability.

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Tuyen Nguyen

Application of IV&V on Agile Projects: Part 2

Tags: Agile, IV&V, Execution, Monitoring & Control, Close Out, Scrum, Sprint, INVEST, Test Driven Development

IV&V activities and tasks are performed in accordance with the following four lifecycle phases of Agile project management: Planning, Execution, Monitoring & Control, and Closing.

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