Ken is the editor for Better Software magazine, a frequent guest writer for http://www.projectmanagement.com, and managing director of Leading Software Maniacs (LSM). With more than twenty-five years of software development executive leadership and training experience, Ken has led commercial software teams at Software Publishing, Data General, embedded systems software companies, and enterprise software suppliers. He is an active PMI member, Project Management Professional certified, a Certified ScrumMaster, and the author of the project leadership books Managing Software Maniacs, Principles of Software Development Leadership, and I’m Not God, I’m Just a Project Manager.
For twenty years now, Better Software magazine has published articles offering helpful tips and techniques for those in the software industry. The new issue celebrates those two decades of knowledge-sharing—and, of course, gives you more ideas. Articles this issue focus on leadership and software quality.
The Spring 2018 issue of Better Software magazine is now available, and it's got a great mix of foundational basics and cutting-edge techniques. This roundup describes the featured articles about DevOps, service virtualization, Scrum, test automation strategies, and testing for the internet of things.
As Better Software magazine continues to publish articles that propel our industry forward with great tips and techniques, TechWell sees the future focused on continuous processes. Three of this issue's feature articles will help you improve how enterprise software is planned, developed, validated, and released.
Better Software magazine editor Ken Whitaker highlights content from the latest issue, including articles on bridging the divide between agile and waterfall, scaling agile through empowered teams, DevOps and IoT, and continuous development.
It can be a challenge to develop software solutions on a variety of operating system platforms. Browser-based apps support some degree of platform independence with HTML 5, but web apps aren't usually as robust as desktop apps. Our cover story removes the mystery of how to create apps for both Windows and macOS.
This is the second issue of Better Software magazine for 2017, and it has the largest page count of the last few years. With close to one hundred thousand subscribers worldwide, Better Software is fulfilling a real need in the software development community. As always, this issue has some thought-provoking articles.
The first issue of our nineteenth volume of Better Software magazine has a new simplified, modern look. We've been planning this design overhaul for months, and the content keeps getting better. Check out the articles on reducing the risk of failed system updates, scaling agile, and servant leadership.