Project Management for Software Development

Book Review: Beyond Agile

Book Review: Beyond Agile

When the authors describe the purpose of Beyond Agile, they write “one of the constant criticisms of all management styles and fads is that they seldom come with real in-the-field case studies”. There are many books that deal with how organizations should adopt of Agile, Scrum or Kanban and explain...

Interview with Julia Dellnitz about Agile Methodologies

In this interview was recorded at GOTO Berlin 2018 with Julia Dellnitz, she discusses about what does it mean to be an Agile Coach. She presents also what is the biggest obstacle for companies implementing an Agile Methodology and what do you think about Scrum.

Building Trust in Software Development Teams

Richard Campbell discusses his experiences building trust within software development teams with time, effort, honesty and pizza. Today businesses run on software, and the quality of that software is directly affected by the level of trust the team members responsible for that software have with each other – from management...

maturity levels of the Open SAMM framework

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 am going to demonstrate for the implementation of S-SDLC. Open SAMM as a framework...

Inside a Holacracy Implementation

Holacracy is a method of decentralized management and organizational governance in which authority and decision-making are distributed throughout autonomous, self-organising teams (circles). Alignment is achieved through a hierarchy of nested circles in which each higher circle defines the purpose for its lower circle(s). Decisions are made by consent, that is...

S-SDLC: The Secure Software Development Life Cycle

S-SDLC: Secure Software Development Life Cycle

This article introduces the Secure Software Development Life Cycle (will now on be referenced to as S-SDLC). There are multiple reasons why programs like these have gained popularity. We can say to a certain extent that they have become mandated in organizations concerned about security. This article provides a brief...

Building Great Project Teams

How do you build your dream project team and ensure it continues to thrive? In this talk, Donna Edwards who has been enabling technical teams for over twenty years, shares with us interviewing tips, strategies to create a great culture and practical ways for project managers to manage those “difficult”...