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Architect designing a new structure Key Factors for an Efficient System Architecture Design

Software architecture is all about trying to bring structure to areas that can’t be structured easily. When an architect designs a system, service, or feature, they are formulating a comprehensive solution to a unique problem. The concepts here help create a scalable, accessible, secure, and cost-friendly architecture.

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Mary Poppendieck Driving Agile Change: A Slack Takeover with Mary Poppendieck

Thought leaders from the software community are taking over the TechWell Hub to answer questions and engage in conversations. Writer, speaker, and author Mary Poppendieck hosted this Slack takeover and discussed all things agile, including how development has evolved over the decades and how to implement agile changes.

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Stylish older woman with gray hair wearing a fedora Aging Gracefully in QA

Employee churn is inevitable in every industry, and positions are being filled by fresh young faces all the time. Instead of becoming worried or insecure, senior team members should embrace their new status as someone to be looked up to for experience, lessons, and mentoring abilities. Here's how to do that in QA.

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Cozy home office 7 Tips to Make Working from Home Work for You

At first glance, working from home might sound ideal, and it can be. But even with all the benefits, there are also numerous challenges. Deciding where, how, and when to work can take some adjustment. As more people are asked to or choose to work from home, these seven tips can help make the most out of remote work.

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Apache Cassandra logo What’s New in Apache Cassandra 4.0

Apache Cassandra is an open source, distributed NoSQL database based on the wide column model. The highly scalable, highly available database is great for handling large amounts of data. There is no set release date yet for the next version, Cassandra 4.0, but we do already know about several new features.

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Sign with an arrow pointing toward the word "Strategy" Figuring Out Your Regression Testing Strategy

When your application is scheduled to go to production, the development team may be asked what their regression testing strategy is. This is a perfectly reasonable question, but a lot of people have a hard time answering it. Don't overcomplicate it. Analyze your process, look at the other testing, and put it together.

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Scientist holding up a slide with a plant on it to examine it Reality-Driven Testing in Agile Projects

Agile teams can drive down rework and devise more useful tests quicker by prioritizing reality-driven testing. This means tests based on reality, or relevant test activities above and beyond those derived from requirements. Learn some strategies to get real and design tests to locate important bugs that truly matter.

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Two agile teammates using a kanban board with sticky notes Is the Problem with Your Agile Tool, or How You’re Using It?

While using index cards and a wall can function just fine as a kanban or Scrum board, issue-tracking tools such as Jira can make it easier to manage a backlog, especially with a distributed team. But these tools are more complex to use and can add their own overhead to the process. You need to keep things simple.

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