Posts Tagged "productivity"
You can guess that in a blog devoted to software development and quality we have already talked about productivity. Well, you guessed right. You can learn here about how you can increase the productivity of your development teams by measuring quality. Or read about how to measure productivity putting it into context. Or even how technical debt can impact your productivity.
However we had never talked about the cost of not measuring productivity. Today I want to give you some hints about what that cost can be when you outsource your development efforts.Read More
How many dualities do we have in our lives? iPhone vs. Android, Republicans vs. Democrats, Coke vs. Pepsi…. Once and once again we see these dichotomies: a “digital” 0/1 view of life.
Try to think about an issue: whatever you like. The last discussion or conversation you had with a friend: it’s quite possible that it was in terms of something vs. somethingelse. No grays, no colors… just a never ending religion war between two ideas, which – very often – are not even that different!Read More
To support their critical business processes, companies face an important number of challenges to manage a growing complex application infrastructure. Among these, the most desired to achieve by our customers are costs retention, avoid application downtime, manage the structure of business processes and control the configuration discrepancies between different environments. Based on the experience of our customers with Optimyth’s checKing AIM, I can say that achieve this four challenges are key to improve service levels in application infrastructure management.Read More
Harvest season is here, we have to see that what we planted to improve software quality has grown, ripped and will pay off. I warned you from the beginning that there is no magic formula to calculate the benefits, all you have to do is to track the trend of software behavior.Read More
In my last post about productivity and misuse of metrics, I was saying that you should not use size to calculate productivity, suggesting that software value is what really matters. That post was obviously a provocation, and I wasn’t quite sure if there was a real standard to measure software value. Well, I found this interesting article @ IBM about this topic.Read More