Predictions 2020: More Changes For Software Development

Forrester IT

The world of software development will see big changes. Learn Forrester Research's top 5 predictions for the software development market in 2020. application development & delivery chief information officer (CIO) Information Technology low-code platforms prediction promoted

Be Better Than Best-Guess Development

Forrester IT

Developers sometimes feel as though they work in the dark, writing code, pushing updates, and delivering features but remaining detached from the customers they serve. agile application development & delivery application development methodologies application development processes & tools customer experience development & operations (DevOps) development platforms web development AD&D Agile application development Customer Experience (CX) Developers software

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Channel Software Tech Stack 2020 – PRM, TCMA, Ecosystem, Incentives, Channel Data, Learning, Readiness, and Pricing

Forrester IT

^^ CLICK IMAGE FOR FULL SCREEN ^^ The channel technology stack is a group of technologies that firms leverage to plan with, find, recruit, onboard, develop, enable, incentivize, co-sell with, co-market with, manage, measure, and report on partners.

CEOs And Software

Forrester IT

Hammond Summary What if CEOs — not software development and delivery leaders or CIOs — held the keys to the fast, high-quality software delivery that is so crucial to digital business? Many software leaders tell us […

How ZoomInfo Enhances Your ABM Strategy

For marketing teams to develop a successful account-based marketing strategy, they need to ensure good data is housed within its Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software. More specifically, updated data can help organizations outline key accounts for their campaigns. And to begin the targeting process, marketing teams must develop an Ideal Customer Profile (ICP) with appropriate firmographic and behavioral data to ensure they’re going after the correct audience.Download this eBook to learn how to start improving your marketing team's data!

How to Architect Your Software Career

CEB IT

Frank is a software professional working for a large financial services firm. Develop a balanced skill set that will prepare you for new challenges associated with the digital age. Develop a career profile with a compilation of knowledge, ability, desire, personal considerations and the factors in life that light a fire in you. Build your own professional development roadmap. Take career development into your own hands and develop a roadmap for your career progression.

Calling CEOs: Your Software Teams Need You — Now

Forrester IT

Our research indicates that software delivery success depends on the CEO’s active leadership of strategy, culture, and metrics. application development & delivery digital business CEO digital software software developmentThat’s right: CEOs, not just CIOs. This video explains what CEOs should do. For more, see our blog.

Modern Software Development - Why Less Code is More

Social, Agile and Transformation

Last week I participated in a panel, "The Future of Software" at the Northeast Javascript conference and was asked a question about code quality. 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 qa

5 Tips To Reduce Software Development Costs

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - 5 Tips To Reduce Software Development Costs - Information Technology Blog. Custom software development is a costly process. Is it possible to reduce software development costs? Numerous software development strategies exist.

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. That means a hard shift to software-defined infrastructure. 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. Application Development Methodologies. Application Development Processes & Tools.

Adopt The “Spirit Of Agile”—Beyond Software Development

Forrester IT

There are two types of Agile people in the world: Capital “A” Agile people equate “agile” with Agile software development methodologies or frameworks. Lower case “a” agile people subscribe to the underlying values of Agile development, but most often use the […

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An Adult Conversation About Estimates

Speaker: Beekey Cheung, Software Consultant, Professor Beekums, LLC

Estimates are a contentious topic in software development. Most of our development teams hate providing estimates and many managers are starting to view them as unnecessary. As senior software leaders, how can we determine whether estimates are helpful or harmful to our teams? We are excited to be joined by Beekey Cheung, a software consultant and blogger known as Professor Beekums, who has helped many leaders and teams go from fearing estimates to using them appropriately. He'll walk us through the value of estimates, how to overcome the hesitancy many have in giving them, and how to provide better estimates.

Software Delivery Management: ERP for IT redux?

Forrester IT

One thing that stood out was CloudBees’ advocacy of a new market concept, Software Delivery Management (SDM). I attended Jenkins World in San Francisco couple weeks back.

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

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.

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

Our Freemium Future: Development teams take advantage of free, entry-level versions of software 

CTOvision

CTOs should consider having their development teams take advantage of free, entry-level versions of software – known as freemium software – to test out the functions of commercial products. From the perspective of Michael Williams, BIRT Product Evangelist & Forums Manager at reporting and analytics leader Actuate, freemium software is a resource that can really help the enterprise. Remember back when software was simple?

The Product Dev Conundrum: To Build or Buy in a Digital World?

Speaker: Mark Ridley, Owner and Founder, Ridley Industries

Any PM or technical leader who’s led the charge of building a digital product knows that product engineering is one of the most expensive elements of business. In most cases, actually building software should be the last avenue that companies explore to deliver great products, as software engineering, data science and product development are complex, uncertain and hard to manage.

Does Your Business Need Custom Software Development?

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - Does Your Business Need Custom Software Development? Each business owner thinks about custom software development. While using off-the-shelf software may seem sufficient for now, how sure are you of its security?

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

How Your Product Team Can Integrate Security Throughout Software Development Lifecycles

CTOvision

Read Harshit Agarwal explain how you can integrate security throughout software development lifecycle on Information Security Buzz : Integrating security into DevOps to deliver DevSecOps is no easy task: It requires changing the team’s mindset, processes, and technology.

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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

Version 1 Software: Don’t Go Chasing Waterfall

CTOvision

I’ve been managing software development projects since the pre-internet digital dark ages. Over time I’ve seen software development process change as much as software languages and tools. News Tech Advice outsourcing software startup

A Wake-Up Call for Software Development Practices?

Information Week

Agile, DevOps, Continuous Delivery and Continuous Development all help improve software delivery speed. However, as more applications and software development tools include AI, might software developers be trading trust and safety for speed

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Coadec suggests increase in software development apprenticeships

Computer Weekly

Not-for-profit Coadec urges the technology industry and government to increase the number of available software development apprenticeships in the UK to tackle the growing skills crisis

Top 5 Software Development Trends in 2018

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - Top 5 Software Development Trends in 2018 - Information Technology Blog. So, let’s take a look at the software development trends in 2018. Until 2016 there were only 5000 full-time blockchain developers around the world.

Developing great products with StarCIO Agile Planning

Social, Agile and Transformation

The goal was, and still is, to establish a shared understanding of the requirements with the agile development team without overly specifying how the story should be implemented. about me agile planning agile software development digital transformation it management product management

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The Forrester Wave™: Continuous Functional Test Automation Suites, Q2 2020 Is Live

Forrester IT

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5 Employee Training Management Software that You Must Consider

Kitaboo

Why should you even consider investing in a fancy employee training management software when you can easily stick to your traditional employee training methods (read – classroom training) without having to break a sweat! Kitaboo Insight - Employee Training Management Software.

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

Why Focus on Big Data Software Development

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - Why Focus on Big Data Software Development - Information Technology Blog. Various businesses and organizations have embraced the advancement of technology to be able to carry out multiple operations by including sophisticated data analytics software.

Watch Out for New Barriers to Faster Software Development

Information Week

As software delivery cycles continue to shrink, software teams have to minimize the remaining inefficiencies, regardless of where they are in the SDLC

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4 Reasons Why Citizen Developers May Be The Next Big Thing in Application Development

Social, Agile and Transformation

I must be behind the times because last week was the first time I heard the term "Citizen Developer", a term Gartner defines as a user who creates new business applications for consumption by others using. development and runtime environments sanctioned by corporate IT. They are referring to a business user and not a software developer in IT, and are careful to distinguish this from Rogue-IT. innovation organizational change software development

65 Software Development Companies Share Advice for Client and Project Success

Database Star

Companies that develop custom software for other companies have a lot of experience working with their clients. I asked a range of software development companies a single question.

Boundless: Commercial open source geospatial software

CTOvision

Boundless develops and supports powerful software for enterprise Spatial IT applications. The post Boundless: Commercial open source geospatial software appeared first on CTOvision.com. Company Infrastructure Companies Boundless Open Source Open source software

Developers: Will AI Run You Out Of Your Job?

Forrester IT

Will robots soon be able to do what programmers do best -- i.e., write software programs ? Actually, if you are or were a developer, you've probably already written or used software programs that can generate other software programs. Application Development. AI Application Development Application Development Cognitive Quality Testing artificial intelligence automated testing cognitive computing

GitHub went down for two hours, affecting thousands of software developers

The Verge

GitHub went down for thousands of software developers this morning. The Microsoft-owned service, which provides version control via Git and hosting for software development, experienced issues for more than two hours.

How virtual IT labs help software developers' CRM systems

IT Toolbox

Software development companies are turning to cloud-based applications to help them with sophisticated CRM activities that otherwise would consume mountains of vital time. For example, software companiesThey are seeking safe, secure, easily accessible cloud environments that can be used for customer support scenarios, regardless of how complex the customer’s environment is.

Why Temenos’ Acquisition Of A Small AI Software Vendor Is Relevant Beyond The Size Of Its Business

Forrester IT

Temenos has announced that it has acquired Logical Glue, a small vendor of financial-services-specific AI software covering use cases like credit scoring and underwriting. While Logical Glue has been successful on its own, Temenos has not acquired the firm because of the size of its business: Temenos is positioning the acquired software capabilities as an […].

Microsoft gives business developers new tools to build Teams apps

Venture Beast

Microsoft wants to help business developers building Teams apps with a Visual Studio extension, Power Platform integrations, and a custom app submission.

5 Critical Takeaways from the 2020 State of Agile Report

Social, Agile and Transformation

It surveys over one thousand software development professionals from a mix of company sizes, development team sizes, geographies, and industries. agile planning agile software development cio DevOps digital transformation enterprise 2.0

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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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Why You Need To Know About Low-Code, Even If You’re Not Responsible For Software Delivery

Forrester IT

Whether you’re responsible for software or are a business leader whose team uses software, you know this: You need customized software, and traditional software development can’t keep up with your demands. Conventional development methods take too long and require a special set of skills that are in short supply. application development & delivery digital business low-code platforms