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Where to Begin in Agile: Learning Before Doing

Written by Rangle.io

Our recent whitepaper “Advanced Agile: Five Ways to Accelerate Delivery, Improve Flexibility, and Reduce Waste” summarizes five tactics Rangle recommends for any company considering implementing Agile practices. This post explores something that we believe has to happen before that can even start: learning. We use that term rather than "training" because what matters isn't what's put in front of people, but what sticks. The first...

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BQAs: Why We Combined the Business Analyst and Quality Assurance Roles

Written by Erick Dimistracopulos

Quality assurance has a bad reputation. Despite being a vital part of the development process, some argue that if developers were writing good code in the first place, then QAs wouldn’t be necessary. Yet constant testing is vital to ensure things work as they’re supposed to. Part of the problem with more traditional quality assurance is that the role isn’t integrated enough...

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Agile Development: 3 Ways it Benefits your Business

Written by Rangle.io

With support from Alex Karasyov. Although Agile development is common practice within many of the world’s leading tech companies, many aspects of the process are still misunderstood, misused, or all alone ignored. Agile software development refers to a set of best practices, methodologies and team values that allow organizations to quickly adapt to changing customer needs and respond to competitors, all while solidifying team...

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Your Agile DevOps Partner

Written by Greg Wilson

Co-written with Darren McElligott. What is DevOps? DevOps is what happens when developers work hand-in-hand with the system administrators and other IT staff who are responsible for getting software into users’ hands and keeping it running. Discussion about it frequently centers on tools, but its core is a set of practices that are best understood as answers to a handful of key questions. Does everyone...

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Lean Discovery: Shifting from Outputs to Outcomes by Finding & Fixing Customer Pain

Written by Mike Costanzo

So many software development projects start with high levels of uncertainty. Some of it is explicit, you many not know exactly who the target customer is and what they want, and some of it may be implicit, you have a great idea but are uncertain about the technical risks of delivering the experience or what the state-of-the-art is capable of and, as they say, you...

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