Agile Resources

You Can't Do Agile If You Haven't Seen Agile

Do all the research you want, but according to our expert, successful agile transitions require someone who's actually spent time in an agile environment.

Agile and CMMI, Part II: Tips from the Trenches

Facing CMMI appraisal? Mark walks you through how he completed the Risk Management and Decision Analysis portions of CMMI Maturity Level 3 for his agile shop.

Are Agile and CMMI Compatible?

CMMI certification aligns with agile much more than you might think.

Visual Studio 11: Microsoft Eats Its Own Agile 'Dog Food'

Microsoft popularized the "dogfooding" phraseology, and the practice of a company using its own products was again in evidence at this year's Microsoft Build conference, with a strong emphasis being placed the agile methodology.

Welcome to The Agile Architect: 3 Agile Misconceptions

Mark J. Balbes, Ph.D., shares what you can expect in his new column, and talks about three common misconceptions about agile that he'll address further in the coming months.

Agile Co-Founder Jim Highsmith Looks Back 10 Years -- And Ahead

Highsmith took some time earlier this month to talk about the legacy of the development movement he helped get on the map.

What Does an Architect Do in an Agile Shop? An Agile Architect Explains All...

If you're wondering what a software architect does in an agile development environment, you're not alone. Mark J. Balbes shares what he does and how it all comes together in better code.

Mylyn-Based Tasktop Sync Aims To Bring Together Agile ALM

Tasktop Sync is designed to provide "real-time ALM server synchronization" for Agile enterprise shops.

Agile Product Watch: Cloud-Based Dashboard, ScrumWorks Pro Update, Oracle Agile PLM Upgrade Tool

A quick look at new/upgraded Agile products from Mendix, Collabnet and Zero Wait-State.

Analysts Find a Lot to Like in HP's Upgraded, Cross-Platform ALM 11 Suite

Hewlett Packard on Tuesday unveiled new and upgraded components for its ALM suite, including a new service virtualization solution, an ALM intelligence module and an upgraded Agile Accelerator tool.

CollabNet Upgrades Agile Dev Platform for Social, Cloud Collaboration

CollabNet recently announced a new version of its TeamForge Agile software development platform new social coding collaboration features, among other changes.

Analyst: 'Water-Scrum-Fall' Is Current Agile Reality

A lot of companies profess to following Agile software development practices, but most of them are still clinging to some of the old waterfall ways of doing things, said Forrester Research Principal Analyst Dave West in a recent Webcast.

Agile Platform Adds Cloud, Mobile Support

Agile webapps toolmaker Outsystems has released the latest version of its Agile Platform environment. Version 6.0 of the platform comes with new tools for mobile development, an enhanced UI and a series of pre-built business apps designed for easy customizaton.

Microsoft Touts Agile in Visual Studio vNext

Microsoft emphasized the Agile capabilities of the next Visual Studio release (vNext) at its Tech-Ed conference in Atlanta this week.

ALM Product Watch 5/10: Seapine ALM, Coverity Integrity Control, More

Here's a look at some of the newest ALM-related products and updates hitting the market.

So Far, So Good in Massive Transition to Agile, SAP Says

Enterprise software giant SAP is about halfway through what may be the largest conversion ever to Agile development practices and it's going well so far, according to a recent interview with Co-CEO Jim Hagemann Snabe.

Tasktop Integration Tool Aids Eclipse-Based Agile Development

Tasktop Technologies recently announced an update to Tasktop Enterprise, which synchronizes tasks between Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) elements and cross-repository Agile planning.

Free iPhone/iPad App Testing Tool Helps Agile Development

Gorilla Logic this week announced a new version of its free, open source FoneMonkey testing tool for iOS applications.

AccuRev Touts Agility of Eclipse Plug-In

AccuRev highlighted the benefits for Agile development when it announced improvements to its plug-in for the popular Eclipse development environment.

Want Quality Software? Focus on People and Processes -- Not Technology

If your goal truly is quality software delivery, don't get distracted by the tech -- your team and the processes they implement are what will make the biggest difference.

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