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The Importance of the Agile Mindset

Bringing in an agile coach to explain how everything is done and why certain people on your team need to do certain things is absolutely beneficial, but it’s that mindset of adaptation and learning that gives agile such a potent punch.

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Josiah Renaudin
How to Find Out If Your Mobile Health App Meets FTC Guidelines

How do you know if the health-related app you’re working on—or using—falls under federal guidelines? To help mobile app developers understand what federal laws and regulations they need to follow, the FTC has created a new web-based tool for developers of health-related mobile apps.

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Pamela Rentz
What’s in the Spring 2016 Issue of Better Software Magazine?

The spring 2016 issue of Better Software magazine includes a number of articles that emphasize state-of-the-art practices in testing, metrics, and controlling technical debt on mobile software development projects. Read on to see how this issue can help you improve your processes and rethink workflows.

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Ken Whitaker
Test Automation—A Non-Expert’s Perspective

Looking at automating test execution, there are two distinct areas of focus—testing at the technical level (component and technical integration) and testing at the functional level (system or acceptance). Dale Perry offers his view on each's requirements, focus, and the issues that can arise.

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Dale Perry
When Is the Right Time to Transition to Agile?

There are numerous benefits that organizations may reap from an agile environment. The path to achieving these advantages will have some challenges, but there's nothing that can't be overcome with a little planning and answering the question: When is the right time to transition to agile?

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Sanjay Zalavadia
How Mobile Development and Testing Inform the Rest of the Industry

It’s critical to observe how the future is helping us better test and develop on what’s come before it. How have we taken the lessons learned from mobile development and retrofitted them to other facets of the industry, such as the web? There are three main lessons we’ve learned that apply.

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Josiah Renaudin
Why Vetting App Ideas Is Becoming More Important

Even though mobile app development numbers are sky-rocketing, statistics indicate that only a very small percentage of apps actually make it big—with the average shelf life of a mobile app being thirty days. Are there things that can be done at the app ideation stage to improve the shelf life?

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Rajini Padmanaban
The Internet of Things Has Changed the Definition of Good Software

As the Internet of Things takes hold and more common appliances are run by software, people will be increasingly reliant on programmers’ ability to write good code. But how do we define “good code” or “good software”—and how do we get there? Stefano Rizzo explains eight requirements he thinks are essential.

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Stefano Rizzo