[Diagram Inside] Continuous Delivery for SharePoint Add-Ins

What is Continuous Delivery and why do you need it   In today’s world, one of the key elements for market success is the time it takes for your product(s) and features to get to the market. For software development, continuous delivery is an approach that eliminates waste and removes the traditional long waiting times between implementation and release. However, …

Dear colleagues, here is an attempt to share a view of the world (I call it yet another model). Then, within this framework, periodically share practical models that could be useful in our lives and profession. Let’s stay a bit with this bold generalization that “everything is a model”. At a simplistic level we can observe that every thought we …

[Infographic] The Continuous Delivery move-in: why do it, and how to do it?

  This is the first article in a series aimed at demystifying the whats and hows of continuous delivery and DevOps. We’ll be offering a fresh but clear perspective on how continuous delivery should be understood and tackled by IT leaders. The adoption of Continuous Delivery is imminent for businesses. If you didn’t know it already, there’s a digital tsunami on its …

Quality, Quality Engineering, Quality Control and Quality Assurance – Part 2

The following is a guest post by Peter Leeson. Peter Leeson is an international speaker and consultant in process and quality improvement, as well as a CMMI specialist and quality manager for White Clarke Group (UK) and the author of „Orchestrated Knowledge„. You can follow Peter on Twitter (@PeterLeeson), Facebook and LinkedIn. Editor’s Note: This article is part 2 of a 2 part …

…or is it compromised by legacy systems? Did you hear the story about the company who used their private jet to collect a retired software engineer from his retirement home on a Greek island, so he could fix one of their legacy issues? It’s the stuff of legends – but it happens to be true. Did you hear the story about …

Quality, Quality Engineering, Quality Control and Quality Assurance – Part 1

The following is a guest post by Peter Leeson. Peter Leeson is an international speaker and consultant in process and quality improvement, as well as a CMMI specialist and quality manager for White Clarke Group (UK) and the author of „Orchestrated Knowledge„. You can follow Peter on Twitter (@PeterLeeson), Facebook and LinkedIn. Understanding Quality The concept of Quality is a strange one. We …

Managing risks as a Business Analyst

At the end of May we had the pleasure of attending a Risk Management workshop held by Peter Leeson, CMMI Lead Appraiser and instructor with over forty years’ experience in the IT industry. Being inspired by this workshop, our colleague, Raluca Piteiu, came up with an article and captured our attention regarding the implications of risk management for a Business Analyst: I was impressed by …