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First Time Using Scrum to Build Software? Do it “By the Book”

Written by Shawn Griffiths

Scrum, one of the most effective contemporary software development processes, is designed to be flexible but new practitioners often try to adapt and change things too quickly. The urge to customize Scrum based on old habits or outdated thinking typically leads to unsuccessful software releases - or worse, nothing at all. Yuri Takhteyev, CTO at Rangle, recently discussed how a “by the book” approach is...

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How to Build Amazing MVP Products Without Frightening Your Boss

Written by Shawn Griffiths

If you’re building web or mobile apps for an enterprise, it’s beneficial to release the minimum viable product (MVP) into the hands of your customers as quickly as possible. However, that’s easier said than done, with so many dependencies and stakeholders involved, and so many dollars at risk. As a business or technology leader, product owner, or software architect, you might fear...

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How Retailers Can Fight Back, Survive and Thrive in a Digital World

Written by Shawn Griffiths

Online shopping continues to rapidly grow in the U.S. and global markets, yet most retailers are still figuring out how to do business in an omnichannel world. E-commerce driven companies like Amazon, on the other hand, are crushing brick and mortar focused retailers in online shopping revenue. More than half of every $1 of retail e-commerce growth in the U.S. is already earned...

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