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Why Are We Still So Bad At Software Estimates?

By Julie Strickland
Let's face it, estimating the budget or timeline of a software development project is extremely difficult. Even as the industry on the whole continues to innovate at lightning speeds, accurate estimation remains the “white whale” of product ...
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How Jobs-to-be-done Can Guide Your Next Innovation Sprint

By Julie Strickland
Most business leaders you encounter will agree that innovation is key to their company’s overall health and future growth. According to a McKinsey Global Innovation Survey, a whopping 84% of executives surveyed agreed that innovation (defined as ...
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How to Hire DevOps

By Rich Jones
DevOps is the latest big trend in hiring. Everybody is talking about DevOps, and everybody wants them. So, what the hell are DevOps, why do you need them, where can you find and hire DevOps and what should you be looking for? This guide will ...
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Your Deployment Pipeline is Your Biggest #Fail

By Robert Carpenter
A well tuned software toolchain and deployment pipeline saves every developer on your team between two and three hours a week. On a team of 12 developers, that’s almost an entire man-week of time saved every week (36 hours). As a software developer, ...
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When are clients right?

By Teja Yenamandra
note: We originally posed his question to our community via email as part of our Dispatches series of content. The response was amazing, thoughtful and smart, so we decided to update this post with a few select replies. Read on! The middlebrow ...
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React Native Doesn't Save You Time and Money

By David Ledgerwood
 
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Microservices vs Monolithic Architecture

By David Ledgerwood
Microservices are quickly becoming a preferred pattern for modern software applications. And while the pattern certainly has clear benefits for some use-cases, it’s not always the best choice.
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On workplace flexibility

By Teja Yenamandra
If you’re a leader of an engineering team, you’ve likely had this survey from HackerRank thrown into your inbox. And, if you’re anything like me, you’ve probably ignored it every time it’s been shared with you.
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