Liftoff to Agile: Purpose, Alignment & Context

As the challenges business faces grow in both complexity and impact, so too does the growth in the adoption of Agile to solve those challenges. However, with so much focus on agile's benefits and value, I've noticed that many organizations forget to put the time and effort into a critical first step of this adoption - the formation of an agile team.



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Digital Transformation and Digital Accessibility

Digital transformation is one of many buzzwords to inundate the marketing world in recent years, and for good reason. The way the world works has changed, and brands who don’t leverage the latest technologies to elevate customer experiences and improve business processes will be left behind.



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Usability Testing on a Budget

The fact is, you can't create unique, memorable, or even half the time enjoyable, digital experiences without Usability Testing. However, it seems to me after recently experiencing a few websites and applications that some might be trying to prove this fact wrong.



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Foundational Technology: Three Building Blocks of Future Innovations

I think technology, on the whole, can be classified as a paradigm. One of the clearest examples (and conveniently, one that supports my narrative) is this:  innovation breeds innovation. And with each step, further expands the adjacent possibility of what has the potential to exist. And while not a betting man, if history is to be believed, I’d wager it occurs to a degree so significant you...



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Karate, BDD, and API Automation

With recent advancements in the IT industry coupled with its growing pace, it’s essential for software companies and professionals alike to up their game. And while there have been many architectural changes with respect to development in an effort to increase productivity and reduce cost, there is certainly a need for similar attention to be paid to the testing of software as well.  But where...



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Kanban & SAFe: An Agile Approach

Why would you utilize Kanban in SAFe? The short answer - to be successful. The longer answer starts with why organizations adopt Agile in the first place.

The most successful organizations are the ones that elicit the most value from their efforts and have established best practices and processes to ensure that effort and return is repeatable and scalable. For example, in software development,...



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Accessibility Overlays Do Not Work

When setting out to make your digital properties accessible, overlays are one potential solution you’ll likely encounter along the way. Marketed as an accessibility ‘quick fix’, vendors promise overlays will instantly make all necessary repairs on your website and help your WCAG non-compliance problems disappear in seconds – all at a fraction of the cost of other accessibility solutions. It...



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How & Why Low-Code/No-Code Can Accelerate Innovation

Low-code/No-code (LC/NC) software development is much more than a buzzword; it is something that challenges the definition of what software development is.



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Micro Frontends: The Power of Microservices Extended to Frontend

Micro Frontends are without question one of the most popular yet controversial topics of web application development today. “Should you split your application?” is that question pursed on everyone’s lips, as they wonder if the hype is real or if it’s just another way for consultants to charge more money by tricking their clients. Today, I hope to provide some clarity on just that.



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Secure & Agile: An Intelligent Approach to Information Security

How confident are you that the security models and measures in your organization are doing their job as well as you think they are? Or, better still, have you ever considered that the information security you have in place is acting more of a barrier to your development teams than malicious intruders? It is possible that the one thing your security is excelling at is preventing your teams from...



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