What do the London Olympics of 2012, the U.S. health exchanges today, and a Victoria Secret online fashion show during the Super Ball all have in common? Their web sites and web applications failed miserably under real world user interaction.
The result is site downtime, embarrassment, loss of revenue, and unwanted negative publicity. Why do web sites fail when it is usually vitally important that they remain operational and responsive to users?
This whitepaper offers insights into why these failures occur and what the cost is to the organization. It describes five practices that enable all organizations to better prepare for traffic in response to new applications or marketing initiatives.
In a recent Magic Quadrant report on Integrated Software Quality Suites, Gartner analysts point to four key trends impacting the automated software testing marketplace:mobility, scalability in the cloud, new agile development practices, and emergence of analytics. Learn how you can take advantage of these trends to sharpen your competitive edge.
While you might be fully convinced about the benefits of Agile, you can still find it hard to convince your managers about making a process change. Executives are inherently risk averse, they like clarity and predictability, and they might see Agile as a risk rather than a solution.
To help you save time and effort we have compiled a checklist of 6 tips that will help you prepare for the meeting with your manager and convince them to use agile.
In the 11 years since the Agile Manifesto was created, the adoption of agile concepts has continued to grow. The number of agile user groups, conferences, and books is a strong indication that more and more people are at least exploring the idea, if not working to improve its adoption and execution. This growth has been so significant that Gartner has declared that “agile is now mainstream”.
Along with this growth in adoption and exploration of agile, the number of agile myths has grown as well.
Find out the truth behind the top:
There is an overabundance of agile project management tools on the market today. Some of these tools span across various landscape areas of development processes, where some tool choices only target specific areas, making the choice even harder.
To help you save time and effort we have compiled 7 of the most important characteristics that organizations should consider when investing in tooling that supports their Agile project management practices and teams.
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