The Future of Operations: A Developer

Forrester IT

The management of your estate mandates that system administrators (sysadmins) quickly acquire skill sets common among Agile development and operations (DevOps) [ii] professionals. If You Create, You Develop - We're All Developers Now. Development & Operations (DevOps).

5 Ways to Improve Developer Productivity and Quality on Agile Development Teams

Social, Agile and Transformation

Many leaders that are new to scaling agile ask me about measuring individual developer and tester productivity since most agile metrics such as velocity are aggregate measures around a team's performance. agile software development DevOps digital transformation it management leadership offshore development organizational change product management project management software development software qa

Sysadmins: You're All Developers Now

Forrester IT

In the age of the customer, admins need to be just as dynamic as their developer brethren. In other words, you need to become a developer. While you will learn much of this from developers, you will also impress on them key sysadmin principles like standardization, dependability, and security. In fact, the final evolution of this exchange is application and operations developers joining forces in a powerful mind-meld of talent. Application Development Methodologies.

Citadel malware developer jailed

Computer Weekly

A Russian man believed to be one of the developers of the Citadel malware used to steal millions by infecting around 11 million computers around the world

Modern Software Development - Why Less Code is More

Social, Agile and Transformation

Are you seeing better or worse code coming from developers today?" "I I'm not just talking about low code platforms that can enable software developers and citizen developers to build entire applications with relatively. agile software development citizen development software development software qaLast week I participated in a panel, "The Future of Software" at the Northeast Javascript conference and was asked a question about code quality.

How to Implement Agile on Lowcode and aPaaS Development Platforms

Social, Agile and Transformation

A colleague and friend recently asked me whether agile practices were appropriate when managing development on lowcode or aPaaS (application Platform as a Service) technologies. These higher level languages enable developers to write a class of applications faster and maintain them easier by providing development environments, programming constructs, and other tools.

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Viv.ai and Developers

Forrester IT

My focus is on Application Development and Delivery (AD&D) professionals, so I thought I'd update you on what all of this means to them. Well, that's the special sauce that will be very interesting for developers. The knowledge Viv uses to deliver on voice requests is directly driven by direct input from developers. Application Development. mobileapps Application Development Application Development

The Perils of Citizen Developers

Social, Agile and Transformation

agile software development cio citizen development cloud computing enterprise 2.0 it management organizational change software developmentMile wide spread sheets. String parsers that break when unrecognized characters are passed to it. Rapid fire queries that kill database performance. Forms that permit SQL injection. Hundreds or thousands of undocumented disparate applications that don't share data or design patterns. User experiences that have no consistency.

Developers won't ask bosses for help

Computer Weekly

Software developers are turning to YouTube to find out how to solve technical problems, rather than asking for help from colleagues

Agile Development is like Running a Restaurant Kitchen [Video]

Social, Agile and Transformation

I had the opportunity to work with Infoworld on this video illustrating how agile development is a lot like running a restaurant. They also require some creativity and innovation when developing new menu items and adjusting ingredients based on what's. agile software development DevOps software developmentRestaurants requires operational excellence to deliver high quality meals, excellent service, and on time delivery to restaurant patrons.

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Your Features are too BIG! Defining Epics, Features, and Stories in Agile Development

Social, Agile and Transformation

agile planning agile software development organizational change product management standardsHow you define a feature impacts your agile mindset and may impact the culture and collaboration you are trying to achieve. Following up from my recent article on InfoWorld on 5 tips on configuring Jira for multiple teams, I thought to describe some of the antipatterns in defining features and some best practices. Let's first look at the antipatterns. What a Feature Isn't require(["mojo/.

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How to Develop a Comprehensve Innovation Framework

Future of CIO

It’s important to spot and develop innovators because they are the driving force to bring up new ideas or rejuvenate an innovative culture, and achieve the ultimate business value. Innovation is not serendipity.

Ethical software development: Ask Uber and Volkswagen

Computer Weekly

Following TfL's decision against Uber, we investigate the role of professionalism and ethics in software development

Are you developing too much code? The rationale for low code alternatives in digital transformation programs

Social, Agile and Transformation

I am concerned that some organizations are developing too much custom code as part of their digital transformation programs. agile software development cio citizen development digital transformation innovation mobile organizational change software developmentThe code may be tied to delivering new mobile experiences to customers, integrating new data sources into a data lake, generating dashboards, or providing collaborative tools for a departmental workflow.

Release management strategies for agile development teams

Social, Agile and Transformation

agile planning agile software development cio DevOps it management software development software qaIs release management part of your agile practice? Are you able to tell stakeholders target dates for your next application releases? Are you tracking how often your teams hit these targets and which releases hit the targeted scope and quality? I’ve asked this question of many teams and hear various answers.

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Why Azure developers need security skills

Computer Weekly

The unprecedented adoption of Microsoft Azure is a huge opportunity for developers, but they must keep their security skills updated

Developing a PaaS Migration Strategy

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Perficient has teams of highly experienced strategists, PaaS developers, DevOps and change management experts should you need any help with your migration. In the post “The Business Case Justification for PaaS” we looked at the benefits and a business case for PaaS.

6 must-have skills of modern web application developers

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Summary: Web application development is quickly becoming more complex. What skills must modern web application developers now possess? photo credit: geralt via pixabay cc In the past, application development had more of a specialized focus.

Low-Code Development 101: Understanding the Basics

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Summary: Application development has long been a problem facing both the IT department and the business units. Today, we explore the concept of “low-code development”, and explain how it helps address this problem. Development lags far behind demand. Hire more developers.

Mastercard woos software developers with API platform

Computer Weekly

Credit card company Mastercard is investing heavily in digital payments and wants to engage with developers and startups

5 Key Practices - What IT Takes to be a Citizen Developer on Low Code Platforms?

Social, Agile and Transformation

Does the IT department and the applications development team have to own and lead all application development efforts? Over my last couple of posts, I've been exploring how Citizen Developers - developers using light weight, often low code development platforms can help their business functions automate tasks, analyze data, develop knowledge repositories, and connect data across applications.

5 Reasons to Estimate Agile Development with Story Points

Social, Agile and Transformation

agile planning agile software development product management software developmentI have a few posts on agile estimation. Here's one on why estimating is important, another one on how to do one-week agile planning sprint, and a more detailed one on how to conduct an agile sizing meeting. Does agile poker help? If that's how the team wants to self organize and come to consensus on an estimate. I am often confronted with the question on whether to estimate in hours or.

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iOS Developer Bootcamp

IT Toolbox

Attending an iOS developer bootcamp is one of the best and cheapest ways to become a professional Apple application developer

Top 10 software development stories of 2016

Computer Weekly

Among the trends Computer Weekly has followed in 2016 is how software development is becoming a core competency of IT

Robots On The High Seas: Intel partners with Rolls-Royce to develop autonomous cargo ships

CTOvision

OK this is cool. We all know robots are coming. Imagine what they can do on the high seas! What if this lowers the cost of international commerce? Should be good for all. A rising tide raises all boats! Rolls-Royce is partnering with Intel to use Xeon Scalable processors on ships and in datacenters as […]. CTO News Robots Intel

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Why Agile Development Should Not Own DevOps

Social, Agile and Transformation

Thanks to Ramon Monteiro @ivisualize for developing this cool visual depicting my last post on The Key to aligning Agile Dev and Stable Ops to a Successful DevOps Transformation. While agile development teams continue to iterate and improve applications for the Business, and Ops insures that systems are stable and reliable, the CIO leads the entire IT organization through a DevOps transformation.

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How enterprise software development is changing

Computer Weekly

During Computer Weekly’s 50th anniversary event, we held a panel discussion at Skills Matter in London to look into how enterprise software is changing

Top 10 developer stories of 2017

Computer Weekly

As organisations ramp up their digital strategies, they are also building more applications, leading to demand for developer skills

Atlassian: The tools every developer team wants badly

CTOvision

Atlassian is focused like a laser beam on unleashing the potential of every team. Their collaboration software helps teams organize, discuss and complete shared work.

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33 Bad Behaviors of Agile Developers and IT Operations

Social, Agile and Transformation

agile software development cio DevOps it management organizational change software developmentI recently published 20 Bad Behaviors of Agile Product Owners and decided not to leave this subject one sided. In trying to improve the organizational culture and more specifically, the culture in IT, the CIO and IT leadership must consider, review, and improve on its own behaviors. So this week I'm itemizing some of the bad behaviors in IT. Like my previous most, I haven't seen these.

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The Latest Developments In Corporate Data Security

CTOvision

The Latest Developments In Corporate Data Security Corporate data security is defined as the processes by which sensitive information is accessed only by authorized individuals and then destroyed when it is no longer needed. Proactive measures, including software purchases, third-party services, and internal company policies, offer data security solutions that would prevent most types of […]. Big Data Cloud Computing CTO Cyber Security

Developer Survey Shows Public Clouds are Seldom Used for Development

Data Center Knowledge

Developers somewhat apprehensive about security, resilience of public cloud as primary development platform Read More. Shared

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Why web application development projects fail (and what IT can do about it)

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Summary: Depending on the survey you read, anywhere from 25% – 68% of development projects fail. Over the past 37 years in the application development software industry, we’ve seen it all. Over that time, we’ve noticed a huge disparity in development speed and success rates.

Customer Obsession Will Remake App-Development Tools

Forrester IT

Application-development leaders shifting to modern techniques are like acrobats performing above a flimsy net. The biggest gaps are in portfolio management, test-and-learn development environments, and digital application platforms. This report provides an overview of the tools and technologies application-development leaders need. An emphasis on composition, collaboration, and continuous delivery makes modern application development different from prior eras.

Developing software with Google

IT Toolbox

I started my career as a developer. Today you don?t t have to know everything. Information is so available that it?s s possible to supplement your technical knowledge in near real time. s a great strategy to make more of yourself than you really are. It was a long time ago and a technology I won?t t admit to here. But h I have/had some skills. Fast forward to today. m a product manager.