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  • Agile Meets Collaboration for Better, Faster Software Product Delivery

    By Sharon Florentine | 06 December, 2014 01:44

    Software developers increasingly use specialized Agile tools, such as Rally and Atlassian JIRA for individual tasks, but with many teams working simultaneously on products at every stage in the definition and development lifecycle, it's easy for information to get lost and for teams to lose sight of the bigger picture: what's being built, why it's being built and how to track progress.

  • Agile pays off for Coates Hire

    By Bonnie Gardiner | 02 October, 2014 10:34

    Agile development methodology was key to the successful implementation of a new online equipment management tool for Coates Hire.

  • U.S. CIO Urges Feds to Fail Fast, Not Fail Big

    By Kenneth Corbin | 10 February, 2014 16:53

    Taking a page from the private sector, federal CIO Steve VanRoekel calls for a more agile, iterative approach to government IT projects.

  • 23 signs your cloud project may be in trouble

    By David Taber | 06 February, 2014 09:48

    On many an old map, unknown territories were marked, 'Here be dragons!' Sure, it's actionable, but it's not very informative. Centuries later, do we have the same problem with software project management? Here's how to slay the dragons that threaten to set your cloud projects aflame.

  • How to Use Agile Development to Avoid Project Failures

    By Sharon Florentine | 05 February, 2014 15:17

    The rocky rollout of is a very public example of a larger issue of software product failures. Can an agile development framework allow software companies to avoid such project management headaches themselves.

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  • Time and Distance Enemies of Agile Project Management

    By David Taber | 11 July, 2013 13:17

    f you haven't read Nassim Taleb 'Anti-Fragile,' it's time to break out your e-reader. Big software projects are constitutionally doomed because they're fragile. Agile may be the way to go, but what can you do to make sure your agile project doesn't become fragile?