November 24, 2020

How to Manage Change Requests Effectively In IT Outsourcing

In software development, changes midway through the project's life cycle are nothing out of the ordinary and can arise for a variety of reasons, such as shifts in market trends and end-user demands. But to change requests need to formalized and well-managed. Or else you risk getting your project off-track. Learn how to create a strong change management process within your company from our new post.

November 13, 2020

How to Use Value Stream Mapping to Improve Your Software Development Process

oftware development projects turn more complicated as they scale. Increased collaboration between multiple teams (often geographically-dispersed) can lead to a greater degree of confusion, and subsequently — loss in productivity due to information asymmetry and knowledge gaps. If you’re looking for ways to tune up your development process and refine your product vision, value stream mapping (VSM) is a tool that can help.

Oktober 30, 2020

The SDLC Process Explained: Key Phases and Methodologies

What is success? In most cases, it’s the result of taking smart, consecutive steps towards a clear goal. In software development, you have a ‘shortcut’ for achieving success — the SDLC process. Learn about the main steps of the SDLC, along with the core methodologies from our new blog post.

Oktober 16, 2020

8 Essential IT Metrics To Track For Project Success

The pursuit of predictably in delivering projects made tracking agile software development metrics a standard practice for many executives and dev leaders. Undoubtedly, the right software metrics can give you insight into your team’s day-to-day performance, progress towards the final deliverables, and potential bottlenecks.  Learn how to select and right-size the optimal IT delivery metrics for your project.

September 22, 2020

How to Approach Legacy Systems Modernization

Legacy systems, built at the outset of businesses, operationalize important data and serve as information containers critical to everyday operations. Yet, at some point, a legacy system can no longer keep up with the emerging business demands and accommodate technologies. The latest data shows that enterprises spend a disproportionate amount of investments on keeping the old systems afloat and then fall short when it comes to new tech investments. Considering the savings factor and the mounting competitive pressure, that’s why legacy software modernization becomes imperative.

September 18, 2020

Sprint Review: Is It Possible Remotely?

According to the Agile Manifesto, face-to-face communication is the most effective way of conveying information to and within the development team. Consequently, co-location is the cornerstone of Scrum, the most popular Agile methodology. With that in mind, it seems that remote product workshops, Sprint Reviews, and other Scrum events are out of the question. But what if external consequences, like the pandemic, leave no other options? Does it mean the end of Scrum? Well, in fact, (spoiler alert!) it doesn’t as this blog post proves.