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Turn Vision into Action with Agile Remote Teams

Leadership & Management, Teamwork

Tips for Tech Leaders to Embrace Delegation

Leadership & Management

Using Solution Architecture to Advance Software Teams

Leadership & Management, Software Development

3 Benefits of Using Kubernetes to Streamline App Development

Process Automation, Containers

How Flow Metrics Accelerate Software Delivery

Agile Methodology, Data Analytics

Leadership Development Essential for Strategic Planning in Q4

News

Getting Started with Software Development Metrics

Business Strategy, Software Development

Effective Hiring Strategies for the Long-Haul

News

Accelerate Software Delivery Using Test-Driven Development (TDD)

Process Automation, Agile Methodology

Is Blockchain Technology Overhyped?

News

Leveraging Design Sprints to Involve Stakeholders

News

2022-06 IEL Summit Recap: Creating Innovative Technologies

Technology, Innovative Executives League

Partnering with Organizations to Create DEI Opportunities

News

Why Consistency is Vital to Communicate Effectively

News

DragonSpears Appears on the 2022 Inc. 5000 List

News

Using Test-Driven Development to Create Quality Software

News

Developer Onboarding Checklist for Successful Agile Teams

Leadership & Management, Careers

The Detrimental Effect of Lack of Commitment During a Digital Transformation

News

Defining and Communicating Your Vision During a Digital Transformation

News

How the EOS Model Helps Software Leaders Hire Successful Teams

Technology, Leadership & Management, Teamwork, Software Development

The Importance of Technology Laggards in Innovation

News

How to Use Engineering Enablement to Create Successful Software Teams

Technology, Leadership & Management, Teamwork

Patrick Emmons: Advice on Beta Testing

News

Create Healthier Software Teams by Crushing These Common Dysfunctions

Technology, Leadership & Management, Teamwork

Creating Unified Remote Teams

News

How Development Teams Can Build Lasting Relationships 

Technology, Leadership & Management, Product Management, Software Development

Emerging Tech That Could Elevate Your Business

News

Patrick Emmons: The Future of AI in Small Business Accounting

News

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Task Force Launched

News

Patrick Emmons: What to Look for in a CTO Candidate

News

Successfully Migrating a Legacy App to a New Generation

App Development, Software Development, Modernization

DragonSpears CEO Discusses Strategy for AI Planning

News

Decomposing Monoliths Into Event-Driven Microservices

App Development, Modernization

Agile Software Development Success is All About the Team

Agile Methodology, Leadership & Management, Teamwork

DragonSpears Named One of Chicago’s 2022 Best Companies to Work For!

News

Critical Soft Skills for a Successful Scrum Product Owner

Agile Methodology

Troubleshooting AWS Budgets to Reduce Cloud Costs

Cloud

Key Metrics for Scrum Masters

Agile Methodology

How Chicago Leaders Solve Innovation Talent Challenges

Innovative Executives League

DragonSpears Named an Inc. 5000 Midwest Fastest-Growing Company

News

Best Practices for Promoting Self-Organizing Teams

Agile Methodology

How Machine Learning is Advancing the Financial Services Industry

Process Automation, Machine Learning

3 Ways Chicago Leaders Can Support Technological Innovation

Innovative Executives League

Terraform: An Infrastructure as Code Tool Not Just for Planets

Cloud, App Development

Four Step Approach to Cloud Security Automation

Cloud, App Development, Security

Software Validation Best Practices: POC vs. MVP

Agile Methodology, App Development

Self-Hosted Server vs. Microsoft-Hosted - Plus Azure DevOps Setup Tips

DevOps, App Development

Increase Developer Productivity with These Architectural Changes

App Development, Leadership & Management

Five Ways Leaders Can Improve Developer Productivity

Leadership & Management

Four Key DevOps Metrics for Success

DevOps

How an Entrepreneurial Operating System® Strengthens Agile Teams

Agile Methodology, Teamwork

2021 State of DevOps: Building Momentum Behind Implementation

DevOps

DragonSpears Named an Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Company

News

Empower Your Software Development Teams with Cloud-Native Architecture

DevOps, Agile Methodology, Cloud, Leadership & Management

KeHE's Digital Transformation: From Monoliths to Microservices

Cloud, App Development, Case Studies

DragonSpears Named One of Chicago’s 2021 Best Companies to Work For!

How to Ensure Success with Enterprise DevOps

DevOps

How EOS and Scrum Drive Efficiency and Foster Accountability

Agile Methodology, Leadership & Management

The Big Picture on Machine Learning

Technology, Big Data

Why Every Scrum Team Needs a Great Product Owner

Agile Methodology

Avoid These 4 Social Engineering Attacks in Your Organization

Security

Improving Security and Access with SSO and Password Managers

Streaming Events Among Your Microservices Using Apache Kafka

Technology, Cloud, App Development, Big Data

Building Confidence in Deployments Using Automated UI Testing

Process Automation, App Development

Simplify and Automate Your Certificates with AWS Certificate Manager

Process Automation, Cloud

The True Cost of Technical Debt in Agile Software Development

Technology, Agile Methodology, App Development

The Minimum Viable Product Approach to Software Development

Agile Methodology, App Development

Accelerate Your Agile Workflow with Continuous Deployment

Process Automation, DevOps, Agile Methodology, App Development

6 Benefits of Software Prototyping in Application Development

Agile Methodology, App Development

Building Software Development Teams for Strategic Growth

Technology, Leadership & Management, Teamwork

An Introduction to Continuous Code Quality Reviews Using SonarQube

Process Automation, DevOps, QA, App Development

5 Step Agile Approach to a Productive Requirements Gathering Phase

Agile Methodology

Employee Spotlight: John Reiner

Employee Spotlight

Achieve Multi-Tenancy with Database Sharding and Azure Elastic Scale

Technology, Cloud, Big Data

Employee Spotlight: Natalie Lopez

Employee Spotlight

Employee Spotlight: Caitlin Whitworth

Employee Spotlight

Getting Started with Serverless Framework Using AWS

Technology, Cloud, App Development

Covid-19 Lessons Learned About Remote Agile Ceremonies

Agile Methodology

Employee Spotlight: Sean Sullivan

Employee Spotlight

Employee Spotlight: Zachary Sersland

Employee Spotlight

How Feature Flags Enable Agile Decisions and Improve CI/CD

DevOps, App Development

Pros and Cons of Using Windows Containers to Containerize Monoliths

Cloud, App Development, Containers

3 Steps to Conduct a Successful Agile Project Kick-Off Meeting

Agile Methodology

DragonSpears Named One of Chicago’s 2020 Best Companies to Work For!

News

Experienced CTOs Share Advice on Software Team Advancement

Leadership & Management

How to Get Your Database Migration Started with AWS DMS

Cloud

4 Steps to a Legacy Application Modernization Plan

Technology, App Development

Building Distributed Systems to Cope with Unavoidable Failure

Technology, Cloud, App Development

The SRE Model and Its Business Implications

Process Automation, DevOps

Why Every Project Should Start with a Design Thinking Phase

Leadership & Management, Teamwork

Repeatable 5-Step Software Deployment Plan

App Development

How Innovative Chicago Businesses are Addressing COVID-19

Leadership & Management

Here’s What We’ve Learned from Building a Remote Work Culture

Leadership & Management, Teamwork

Effective Ways to Manage Change on Your Agile Team

Agile Methodology, Agile Communication

3 Essential Steps for Onboarding Developers Successfully

Leadership & Management

How to Run an Effective 1-Day Design Thinking Workshop

Leadership & Management

4 Steps Dev Teams Can Take to Improve the Operational SDLC Phase

Technology, App Development

Stability as a Core Concept in Software Development

App Development

Backlog Grooming Best Practices That Drive Successful Agile Sprints

Agile Communication

Azure Container Orchestration 101: Azure Web Apps vs ACI vs AKS

Cloud, Containers

3 Things Every Software Project Manager Should Do to Manage Scope

Agile Methodology

6 Steps to Simplify the Data Migration Process with Legacy Applications

App Development

How Successful IT Leaders Facilitate a DevOps Culture for Large Teams

DevOps

3 Benefits of Hiring an Outside Software Consultant To Do a Code Audit

App Development, Leadership & Management

How to Enhance Your Technical Interview to Find Better Candidates

Leadership & Management

DragonSpears CEO Patrick Emmons Accepted into Forbes Technology Council

News, Technology

3 Reasons Why Azure is a Great Option for Cloud-Native Applications

Cloud

How Azure Site Recovery Works and Why We Use It

Cloud

Value Stream Mapping for Improved Software Delivery Practices

DevOps, Agile Methodology

AWS Backup Solutions that Simplify Disaster Recovery

Technology, Cloud

Monolith to Microservices Using the Strangler Pattern, SNS, and SQS

Technology, App Development

Tips for Safeguarding Your Company from the Risks of Legacy Apps

Technology

How Using a Business Rules Engine Can Benefit Your Business

Process Automation, Technology, App Development

DragonSpears Named One of Chicago’s 2019 Best Companies to Work For!

News

A CI/CD Pipeline with Azure DevOps and AWS Managed Kubernetes

DevOps

Experienced Facilitator Shares How to Run an Effective Design Sprint

Agile Methodology, Leadership & Management

Cloud-Native Database Success Story

Technology, Cloud

3 Cloud Strategies that Mitigate the Risks of Vendor Lock-In

Technology, Cloud

How DragonSpears is Advocating for AI and Machine Learning

News, Technology, Leadership & Management

Agile Communication Plan Best Practices for Successful Outsourcing

Leadership & Management, Agile Communication

4 Signs You’ve Found a Great Software Consultant

Leadership & Management

Core Values that Drive the Best Software Development Companies

Leadership & Management

Benefits of Using ASP.Net Core Template for Future Development Efforts

App Development

AWS Container Orchestration 101: ECS vs Fargate vs EKS

Cloud, Containers

Shed Light on Your Cloud Workload with AWS Well-Architected Framework

Cloud

Benefits of Using AWS Outposts to Support Your Hybrid Cloud System

Cloud

Advantages and Disadvantages of MacInCloud for Xamarin iOS Development

Technology, App Development

6 CloudWatch Alerts That Keep Your AWS Environment Optimized

Cloud

How to Handle Continuous Deployment Across Multiple Environments

DevOps

User Acceptance Testing Best Practices for a Successful Go-Live

App Development

4 Common Problems That Inhibit JIRA Workflow Agility

Agile Methodology, Leadership & Management

How an Agile-Waterfall Hybrid Approach Can Limit Software Success

Agile Methodology, Leadership & Management

How Cloud-Based Automation Testing Tools Create Better Software

Process Automation, Agile Methodology, Cloud

CI/CD with Jenkins and Azure DevOps Services

DevOps, Technology

Creating Long-Term Success with a Product vs. Project Mindset

DevOps, Agile Methodology, App Development

Maintaining a Healthy Product Backlog in Agile

Agile Methodology

Microsoft Power BI: Benefits and Drawbacks

Process Automation, Cloud

AWS Features That Make Apps More Cloud Native After Lift and Shift

Cloud

Deliver Better Software by Using a DevOps Scorecard

DevOps, Leadership & Management

Top 4 AWS Security Features That Keep Your Cloud Secure

Cloud

How Elite DevOps Teams Are Outperforming Their Peers by 2000X

DevOps

How Students Can Find the Best Engineering Career Opportunities

Careers

Intro to HashiCorp and the 4 Tiers of Multi-Cloud Management

Technology, Cloud

Case Study: Created a Roadmap for Image Recognition Platform

Case Studies

Overcoming Application Modernization Issues During a Xamarin Upgrade

Technology, App Development

DragonSpears Named One of Chicago’s 2018 Best Companies to Work For!

News

4 Reasons to Embrace Application Deployment Automation

Process Automation, DevOps

2 Key Insights About Choosing a Software Engineer Career Path

Leadership & Management

Why TFS to VSTS Migration is a Low-Risk Approach to Starting DevOps

DevOps

How to Avoid Bottlenecks with Application Performance Monitoring

DevOps, App Development

A .Net Lambda Function That Creates Better User Experience at Sign-On

Cloud, App Development

Powering Kubernetes: Benefits and Drawbacks of Azure vs. AWS

DevOps, Cloud, Containers

DragonSpears is a CIOReview Top 20 Most Promising DevOps Provider!

DevOps, Leadership & Management

Beginner’s Guide to Adopting Containers for Application Development

DevOps, App Development, Containers

How DORA Provides a Clear Roadmap for DevOps Transformation

DevOps

Strengthen Your Agile Team by Encouraging Community Service

Leadership & Management, Teamwork

6 Ways Cloud-Based Applications Benefit Your Business

Cloud

5 Lesser-Known AWS Services That Can Benefit Your Application

Technology, Cloud

Fundamental Leadership Tools for Progressive Agile Organizations

Agile Methodology, Leadership & Management

How to Automate Your SQL Server Backup and Restore with AWS RDS

Process Automation, Technology

Docker and Kubernetes: A Force for Deploying Microservice Applications

DevOps, App Development, Containers

Build a Continuous Delivery Pipeline Using TestFlight and HockeyApp

Technology, App Development

Microsoft Tech Summit: 3 Ways Cloud is Driving Digital Transformation

News, Cloud

An Agile Communication System That Elevates Team Collaboration

Process Automation, Agile Methodology, Teamwork

Top 5 DevOps Blogs for the Latest Trends, Strategies, and News

DevOps, Leadership & Management

How Coverdell Used a Proof of Concept to Improve DevOps Practices

DevOps, Case Studies, Leadership & Management

Accelerate Product Development by Improving Your Hiring Process

Leadership & Management

Align Business and IT By Committing to Change Management Principles

Leadership & Management

5 Useful AWS Services to Use After You’ve Migrated Your Application

Technology, Cloud

4 Steps to Ensure a Killer Project Initiation

Agile Methodology, App Development

The Secret to Building High-Functioning Software Development Teams

Leadership & Management, Teamwork

7 Agile Leadership Tools that Free Up Time for Strategy

Agile Methodology, Leadership & Management

Tips for Developing your AWS Disaster Recovery Plan

Technology, Cloud, App Development

Top Resources for Achieving your AWS Certification

Technology, Cloud

Two DevOps Books Every IT Leader Should Read

DevOps

What I Learned About Leadership From Applying Kanban Process at Home

Agile Methodology, Leadership & Management

3 Cosmetic Upgrades to Move Closer to a Microservices Architecture

DevOps, Cloud

2 Approaches to Building a DevOps Toolchain

DevOps

6 Common Application Migration Strategies

Cloud

2 Questions Every Cloud Migration Strategy Should Answer

Cloud

5 Foundational Steps for Transitioning to a DevOps Model

DevOps, Agile Methodology

3 Ways to Enhance Software Reliability and Increase Speed to Market

DevOps, Agile Methodology, Cloud

How to Create High Performing Teams Using Agile Methodology

Agile Methodology

DevOpsDays Chicago Embraces the Human Element behind the DevOps Model

DevOps

Example of Migrating from Monolithic to Microservices Architecture

Technology, Cloud

How C2K’s AWS Cloud Migration Enhanced Scalability and Disaster Recovery

Technology, Cloud, Case Studies

Characteristics and Responsibilities of a Great Scrum Product Owner

Agile Methodology

6 Tips for Scrum Teams to Capitalize on the Sprint Retrospective

Agile Methodology

People Behind the Product: 3 Pillars of a Scrum Team

Agile Methodology

Applying Agile/Scrum & DevOps to Build Apps That Drive More Value

DevOps, App Development, Case Studies

AWS Summit 2017 Reveals the Future State of Cloud Computing

Technology, Cloud

How Enterprise Architects Can Drive More Business Value

DevOps, Agile Methodology

How Greenheart's AWS Cloud Migration Improved Scalability & Security

Technology, Cloud, Case Studies

Transformational IT Leaders Embrace a DevOps Culture

DevOps, Agile Methodology

Setup Tutorial With Cosmos DB: What Sets It Apart?

Technology, Cloud

Developing a Custom Application Built for Windows Touch Devices

Technology, App Development, Case Studies

How User Story Mapping Drives Better Product Development

Agile Methodology, App Development

Dragonspears Received 2017’s Best Places to Work in Illinois Award!

News

Porting iOS Application to Xamarin Forms

Technology, App Development, Case Studies

What does 99.99 Software Mean to DragonSpears?

QA, App Development

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