Agile Development - Infoworld http://www.infoworld.com/t/21583 en Scrum co-inventor: Agile can lower risk, but it won't tell you how to code http://www.infoworld.com/t/agile-development/scrum-co-inventor-agile-can-lower-risk-it-wont-tell-you-how-code-239444?source=rss_agile_development <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/app_dev_general_hp.jpg" alt="Scrum co-inventor: Agile can lower risk, but it won't tell you how to code" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>Ken Schwaber was an originator of the popular Scrum framework for agile software development, along with Jeff Sutherland, and he was a signatory of 2001's <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development</p> Application Development Agile Development Mon, 31 Mar 2014 10:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 239444 at http://www.infoworld.com 3 stooges and a bozo make a mockery of the IT department http://www.infoworld.com/t/it-jobs/3-stooges-and-bozo-make-mockery-of-the-it-department-231206?source=rss_agile_development <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 172px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/headache.jpg" alt="3 stooges and a bozo make a mockery of the IT department" width="243" height="162" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: iStockphoto</p></em></div> your IT tales IT Jobs Agile Development IT Management Development Environments IT Training Wed, 20 Nov 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Anonymous 231206 at http://www.infoworld.com Developer picks: 7 hot tools for agile development http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/125232/developer-picks-7-hot-tools-agile-development-229327?source=rss_agile_development <!--paging_filter-->Project managers weigh in on the top tools fueling the agile movement at modern dev shops<div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-dek"> <div class="field-label">Dek:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Project managers weigh in on the top tools fueling the agile movement at modern dev shops </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-external-source"> <div class="field-label">External Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> infoworld.com </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-slideshow-url-redirect"> <div class="field-label">Redirect Unpublished Slideshow to:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> http://www.infoworld.com/slideshow/125232 </div> </div> </div> Agile Development Application Development Tue, 29 Oct 2013 10:00:00 +0000 admin 229327 at http://www.infoworld.com Continuous delivery revs up software updates http://www.infoworld.com/t/agile-development/continuous-delivery-revs-software-updates-228746?source=rss_agile_development <div style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/app_dev_general_hp.jpg" alt="Continuous delivery revs up software updates" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>Continuous delivery, which involves rapid updates to software to keep up with changing business demands, presents opportunities in agility and automation, proponents say, but implementing continuous delivery and its critical process changes can be tricky.</ Application Development Agile Development Application Development Tue, 15 Oct 2013 10:00:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 228746 at http://www.infoworld.com Pivotal adds mobile platform development with Xtreme Labs acquisition http://www.infoworld.com/d/virtualization/pivotal-adds-mobile-platform-development-xtreme-labs-acquisition-228249?source=rss_agile_development <p>EMC and VMware cloud spinoff Pivotal has acquired Toronto-based mobile development and consulting company Xtreme Labs in an all-cash transaction. Although other terms of the deal have yet to be officially disclosed, some in the industry are reporting the acquisition price tag is somewhere in the neighborhood of $65 million.</p> Virtualization Agile Development M&A PaaS Mobile Development Cloud Computing Virtualization Mon, 07 Oct 2013 15:54:37 +0000 David Marshall 228249 at http://www.infoworld.com Web app coders: Clean up your act! http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/web-app-coders-clean-your-act-228086?source=rss_agile_development <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/code_scrutiny.jpg" alt="Web app coders: Clean up your act!" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: Federico Caputo</p></em></div> Application Development Agile Development Application Development Development Tools HTML5 JavaScript Web Development Thu, 03 Oct 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Andrew Oliver 228086 at http://www.infoworld.com 6 lessons to learn from a happy IT organization http://www.infoworld.com/t/technology-business/6-lessons-learn-happy-it-organization-226984?source=rss_agile_development <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/list_1-2-3.jpg" alt="6 lessons to learn from a happy IT organization" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>People who work in IT grow accustomed to living under siege -- everyone wants everything at once, resources always fall short, priorities conflict, that kind of thing.</p> The Industry Standard Agile Development IT Management Application Development Mobile Development Cloud Computing Consumerization of IT Technology Business Wed, 18 Sep 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Eric Knorr 226984 at http://www.infoworld.com To make IT 'agile,' devops is not enough http://www.infoworld.com/t/application-development/make-it-agile-devops-not-enough-226768?source=rss_agile_development <p><a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/devops-gets-developers-and-admins-the-same-page-173460">Devops</a> is all the rage. If you believe what you read in the tech press, devops could even be IT's saving grace. And predictably, as with most hot IT buzzwords, devops is now being used to sell everything from consulting services to cloud services to software.</p> <p>But devops is not for sale. In fact, it can't be sold, because it's not a product or a service. It's a leadership thing.</p> Agile Development IT Management Application Development Mon, 16 Sep 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Eric Knorr 226768 at http://www.infoworld.com 5 pioneering paths for software development's new frontier http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/5-pioneering-paths-software-developments-new-frontier-218286?source=rss_agile_development <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Coding_hp.jpg" alt="5 pioneering paths for software development's new frontier" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Size (and mobility) matters.</p> Application Development devops Agile Development IT Management Application Development Development Tools Mobile Development Web Development Mon, 13 May 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Jason Snyder 218286 at http://www.infoworld.com 16 ways to torture developers http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/16-ways-torture-developers-215773?source=rss_agile_development <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 192px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/headache.jpg" alt="16 ways to torture developers" width="243" height="182" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: iStockphoto</p> </em></div><p>Having great developers means creating a great environment. In an increasingly competitive world, that means everything from free food to paid screw-off time. But not everyone has gotten the message.</p> Application Development IT Jobs Agile Development IT Management Application Development Misadventures Thu, 04 Apr 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Andrew Oliver 215773 at http://www.infoworld.com 5 ways devops can help companies crank out better code faster http://www.infoworld.com/t/application-development/5-ways-devops-can-help-companies-crank-out-better-code-faster-215270?source=rss_agile_development <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/Coding_hp.jpg" alt="5 ways devops can help companies crank out better code faster" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Companies worldwide such as Pinterest, Google, Amazon Web Services, and the International Securities Exchange are cranking out code 30 times faster with 50 percent fewer failures by bringing <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/t/applicat Application Development devops Agile Development Application Development Tue, 26 Mar 2013 20:08:58 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 215270 at http://www.infoworld.com DHS shifting to cloud, agile development to boost homeland security http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/dhs-shifting-cloud-agile-development-boost-homeland-security-214884?source=rss_agile_development <p>The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has moved to <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9235966/Feds_turn_to_agile_development_as_budget_cuts_loom" target="_blank">agile development</a> and is shifting to cloud platforms in an effort to improve its IT operations.</p> <p>At a hearing before the House Committee on Homeland Security on Tuesday, a DHS IT official gave lawmakers an overview of agile development methodologies, one of the tools that the department is using to fix its IT project management.</p> Application Development Cloud Computing E-government Agile Development PaaS SaaS Wed, 20 Mar 2013 11:29:29 +0000 admin 214884 at http://www.infoworld.com What's wrong with agile development: Culture, people top the list http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/whats-wrong-agile-development-culture-people-top-the-list-213480?source=rss_agile_development <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/05OPenterwin-hp-_0.jpg" alt="What's wrong with agile development: Culture, people top the list" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>When <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/t/agile-development/end-the-holy-war-over-agile-development-177022">agile software development</a> initiatives fail, it's usually because of shortcomings in staffing and culture, a re</p> Application Development Agile Development IT Management IT Strategy Tue, 26 Feb 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Paul Krill 213480 at http://www.infoworld.com Make performance and scalability testing continuous ... or else http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/make-performance-and-scalability-testing-continuous-or-else-212804?source=rss_agile_development <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/ProgrammingLanguages440x330.jpg" alt="Make performance and scalability testing continuous ... or else" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div><p>Scalability and performance are not the same thing. Developers used to say, "Hey, it works on my machine." Now they say, "Hey, it was fast on my machine." But it's different in production or under load. Application Development Agile Development Application Development Development Tools Thu, 14 Feb 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Andrew Oliver 212804 at http://www.infoworld.com Cut-throat culture sinks an IT project http://www.infoworld.com/t/it-jobs/cut-throat-culture-sinks-it-project-212706?source=rss_agile_development <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 190px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/fingers_pointed.jpg" alt="Cut-throat culture sinks an IT project" width="243" height="182" align="right" /> <br /><em><p align="right">Credit: Jutta Kuss</p></em></div> Application Development Enterprise Architecture your IT tales IT Jobs Agile Development Data Architecture IT Management IT Training Wed, 13 Feb 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Anonymous 212706 at http://www.infoworld.com Critical vulnerability in cURL library could affect large number of applications http://www.infoworld.com/d/security/critical-vulnerability-in-curl-library-could-affect-large-number-of-applications-212532?source=rss_agile_development <p>A critical buffer overflow vulnerability patched this week in the widely used open-source cURL library (libcurl) has the potential to expose a large number of applications and systems to remote code execution attacks.</p> <p>CURL is a cross-platform command line tool and library for transferring data using URL (uniform resource locator) syntax. It supports a wide range of protocols including HTTP, HTTPS, IMAP, IMAPS, LDAP, LDAPS, POP3, POP3S, DICT, FILE, FTP, FTPS, Gopher, RTMP, RTSP, SCP, SFTP, SMTP, SMTPS, Telnet, and TFTP.</p> Security Internet Agile Development Application Security Open Source Software Patch Management Vulnerability Assessment Fri, 08 Feb 2013 17:35:02 +0000 admin 212532 at http://www.infoworld.com HP cloud services tackle software development, app performance http://www.infoworld.com/t/application-development/hp-cloud-services-tackle-software-development-app-performance-212244?source=rss_agile_development <div id="tw-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="http://www.infoworld.com/sites/infoworld.com/files/media/image/hp_cloud_grid.jpg" alt="HP cloud services tackle software development and application performance" width="243" height="182" align="right" /></div> <p>In the beginning, <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/d/cloud-computing/review-hp-cloud-challenges-amazon-and-google-204460">HP's cloud services</a>-- and those from most other providers -- were aimed at the deployment tea Applications Application Development Hewlett-Packard (HP) Agile Development Application Testing Application Development Java Programming Microsoft .Net Applications Web Applications Cloud Computing Tue, 05 Feb 2013 12:45:00 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 212244 at http://www.infoworld.com White House announces 'National Day of Civic Hacking' http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/white-house-announces-national-day-of-civic-hacking-211451?source=rss_agile_development <p>It's not unusual for free and <a href="http://www.pcworld.com/article/2010155/10-award-winning-open-source-apps-to-try-today.html" target="_blank">open source software</a> projects to enlist the help of their fans and supporters in debugging and other <a href="http://www.pcworld.com/article/2019594/help-improve-libreoffice-4-0-in-a-test-marathon-this-month.html" target="_blank">efforts to make the software better</a>. What's less common is for major national governments to do the same thing.</p> Application Development E-government Agile Development Thu, 24 Jan 2013 12:33:08 +0000 admin 211451 at http://www.infoworld.com Feds turn to agile development as budget cuts loom http://www.infoworld.com/d/application-development/feds-turn-agile-development-budget-cuts-loom-211235?source=rss_agile_development <p>Federal agencies, including the Defense Department, are facing unprecedented budget problems that are creating a new reality for government IT. IT managers are turning to <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9223664/John_Deere_plows_into_agile" target="_blank">agile development</a> to speed up projects and to quickly show their value. The days of the big, lumbering, multi-year <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/s/topic/13/IT+in+Government" target="_blank">government IT</a> project may be slowly ending.</p> Application Development Agile Development Government Tue, 22 Jan 2013 13:38:21 +0000 admin 211235 at http://www.infoworld.com 6 tips to break app dev bottlenecks http://www.infoworld.com/t/application-development/6-tips-break-app-dev-bottlenecks-208304?source=rss_agile_development <p>IT projects have a reputation for spiraling out of control. This is all the more regrettable, given two core principles of next-gen IT: (1) there is <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/t/it-strategy/bad-news-traditional-techies-there-are-no-it-projects-166052">no such thing as an IT project</a> because IT is all about business change and improvement; and (2) IT should <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/t/application-development/the-best-way-manage-it-projects-eliminate-them-203706">avoid being a business-change bottleneck</a>.</p> <p>Worse, the bad rap is often well-deserved.</p> Application Development Agile Development Application Development IT Strategy Applications Wed, 05 Dec 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Bob Lewis 208304 at http://www.infoworld.com