While supporting multiple devices certainly has its business advantages, it also means the need for knowledge of multiple operating systems, device-specific idiosyncrasies, and having to hire or train staff for the skills necessary to perform the required tasks. Eric Bloom addresses these concerns.
A decade ago the cloud was still a new technology that Amazon had made headway into, while others were attempting to understand how it all worked. Fast forward to today, and the cloud is well established by both large and small players, and it is all about execution, expansion, and sales.
Agile adoption isn’t easy. It can often be a long, difficult, uphill climb. However, that climb can bring you to the top of your game and even give you a look down on the competition. But there is one barrier to successful agile adoption that often gets overlooked. Read on to find out what it is.
Last year, Code.org launched the Hour of Code to introduce simple coding concepts to school-age children. The second annual Hour of Code is almost here, and this year’s tutorial features some serious girl power, starring the Disney Infinity versions of Anna and Elsa from Disney’s movie “Frozen.”
Beware: The absence of customer complaints doesn’t necessarily mean customers are happy. Complaints are a critical indicator of the state of customer satisfaction, so an increase in the number, type, intensity, or urgency of complaints bears examination—but so does a decrease. Read on to learn why.
The holiday season means consumers will be doing a lot of shopping online. This poses immense challenges for the testers who have to ensure that all business channels, including mobile, offer a smooth, high-performance experience. This story gives some core components of a holiday testing strategy.
Times of crisis can be extremely difficult. But crisis management does not have to be all bad. Dealing effectively with crisis can make us stronger and more successful. You can achieve success by recognizing the opportunity inherent in any serious incident. You just have to be open to change.
Jeff Morgan—better known by his nickname, “Cheezy”—gave his keynote “The Future of Agile: Dilution, Calcification, or Evolution?” at the Agile Development Conference & Better Software Conference East 2014. He talked about adaptation, why best practices aren't the best, and returning to agile roots.
For the most part of his early career, Dick Fosbury was an average high jumper. After Fosbury questioned the normal jumping technique and then mastered another technique, he went on to win Olympic gold. Anuj Magazine highlights some lessons we can learn from Fosbury and other innovators.
In some organizations, the project manager and business analyst roles are played by different people, and in others, one person performs both. The two roles require different skill sets, so it's important for both people to collaborate—or for the one person doing both to compartmentalize actions.
If you’re prone to self-criticism, it’s difficult to get anything right and easy to fall victim to negative thoughts about your decisions. It also focuses your attention in unproductive directions, which means you’re even more likely to make mistakes. Read on for how to put an end to self-criticism.