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Software Validation Best Practices: POC vs. MVP

 Keith Hanich  Dec 15, 2021 6:00:00 AM  0 Comments

It’s not unusual for software developers to offer a Proof of Concept (POC) early in the software development cycle — before time and resources are fully committed to the project. A POC demonstrates the viability of what you’re proposing, whether it’s an idea, a procedure, or a technical concept. As you move forward in the software development life cycle, you arrive at something more akin to the Minimum Viable Product (MVP), a small, releasable product with limited features and functionality.

Here’s an overview of the POC and MVP, when to use them, and why they are essential to the software validation and development life cycle.

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How an Entrepreneurial Operating System® Strengthens Agile Teams

 Natalie Lopez  Sep 29, 2021 6:00:00 AM  0 Comments

Anyone who has ever played a team sport knows there are specific expectations for each position and the position you play depends on what you’re uniquely qualified for. For example, you would never see a wide receiver lining up to throw a pass in football. The same goes for high-performing Agile teams. Strong teams have a clear set of critical functions, know the key accountabilities for each, and are made up of uniquely suited people for their roles. Here’s a look at the framework we employ to ensure everyone on the team is working toward the same goal.

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Empower Your Software Development Teams with Cloud-Native Architecture

 Patrick Emmons  Aug 4, 2021 8:00:00 AM  0 Comments

The modern, modularized approach of Cloud-native software development is replacing old, monolithic ways of programming. This toolset and philosophy enables development teams to create efficient, reliable, and scalable software applications. This methodology allows teams to push features out faster, innovate efficiently, identify bottlenecks, and improve delivery processes - all while decreasing risk in an ever-changing environment. Here’s a look at the Cloud-native methodology and how it unlocks the full potential of your software development team.

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How EOS and Scrum Drive Efficiency and Foster Accountability

 Caitlin Whitworth  Jun 23, 2021 6:00:00 AM  0 Comments

An EOS®(Entrepreneurial Operating System) model used in parallel with Scrum enables optimal function as teams in self-organized units share the vision and goals of the organization. Although seemingly unrelated, EOS and Scrum are both frameworks that emphasize focus, alignment, discipline, and cadence. Here’s a deeper look into what EOS is and how it can be used in parallel with Scrum to drive efficiency and accountability.

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Why Every Scrum Team Needs a Great Product Owner

 Jack Goodfriend  May 26, 2021 6:00:00 AM  0 Comments

The success of a Scrum team’s project rests on the shoulders of the Product Owner. This unique, collaborative role is often the first to be overlooked or diluted when an organization implements Scrum for the first time. Desired outcomes will be affected, and general frustration with the Scrum framework will arise. Here we outline the importance of the role, and some common pitfalls new Scrum teams should avoid.

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