[21 Jan 2014 | Comments Off on Implementing a Secure Software Development Program | ]
Implementing a Secure Software Development Program

This article presents the “Open Security Assurance Maturity Model” (Open SAMM). It is very important to have a basic understanding of “Open SAMM” as this is going to be the base for the approach that I’m going to demonstrate for the implementation of S-SDLC. Open SAMM as a framework is very flexible and can even be extended if required. This means organizations can use it as a base and then extend it further or even customize it to suit their requirements. However, proper thoughts need to be put into place …

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[5 Jan 2015 | Comments Off on Easier and Better Project Estimation | ]

Over the years KRC have closely analysed the problems organisations are having with their projects and the way they work. One of the most common problems is to do with estimation. The fact is most people find it a struggle.

[17 Nov 2014 | Comments Off on Scrum and Agile Planning with Microsoft Project 2013 | ]

Some say that Microsoft Project can’t be used outside of a waterfall schedule approach, but it’s not true. In fact, most of the best methods use iterative activities, such as Scrum or agile planning. This video shows you key steps for building an agile schedule, as well as pros and cons of Scrum features and approaches.

[21 Oct 2014 | Comments Off on Using Data to Make Better Project Forecasts and Decisions | ]

If you are struggling to forecast project delivery dates and cost, or you want to eliminate the story estimation process because you feel it is waste, or you need to build the business case for hiring more staff, then this session is relevant to you. All estimates have uncertainty, and understanding how multiple uncertain factors compound is the first step to improving project and team predictability.

[3 Sep 2014 | Comments Off on Kanban Myths and Misconceptions | ]

This video discusses some insights about several of the myths and misconceptions about Kanban. If you’re just beginning to learn about the Kanban Method, this presentation provides a useful foundational perspective to keep in mind as you continue your research and reading of articles, posts, etc. Those who are a bit more experienced with the Kanban Method will benefit too by becoming more familiar with these misconceptions and how our community is working to address them.

[26 Aug 2014 | Comments Off on Changepoint Acquires Daptiv | ]

Changepoint, a provider of on-premise and hosted professional services automation (PSA) and project portfolio management (PPM) software, announced it has acquired Daptiv Solutions, LLC, the leading provider of pure SaaS-based PPM software.

[5 Jun 2014 | Comments Off on Projectplace Introduces Agile Gantt Tool | ]

Projectplace has introduced Agile Gantt. Agile Gantt is the first tool that combines the functionality of Gantt charts and Kanban boards to bridge the gap between project managers, team members and senior management. Agile Gantt offers powerful project steering and agile self-organization, uniting teams, project managers and senior management on the same platform for the first time.

[13 May 2014 | Comments Off on LiquidPlanner Gets $8 Million Investment from TVC Capital | ]

LiquidPlanner has announced it has secured $8 million in Series B funding from TVC Capital, a San Diego based growth equity firm focused on investments in and acquisitions of software companies and software-enabled service firms.

[28 Apr 2014 | One Comment | ]

Want that your work should be like a game? Do you have bad motivation at work? High Five Driven Development is a very easy way to increase motivation at work. This is a very easy coaching technique for everyone.

[27 Mar 2014 | Comments Off on Coopetitive Collaboration for High Performing Teams | ]

With the evolution and scaling of Agile environment – there is a growing misconception amongst the leadership towards the need for consistency across software development teams. The moment we endeavour this worship for invariability – we lose sight and flexibility of true agile and lean principles.

[21 Feb 2014 | Comments Off on Minimizing Risks When Launching a Product | ]

How does a business minimize the uncertainty and risks it faces when launching a new product to market? Markets are full of uncertainties with ever changing demands. New products are entering the marketplace all the time. These products cause severe turbulence and unexpected outcomes.