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How to become a OCEJWCD 6 Certified?

     -     Aug 19th, 2016   -     Articles, OCEJWCD 6   -     0 Comments

Congratulations on having achieved the coveted ‘Sun/Oracle certified Java programmer’ certification! You are feeling exhilarated and if you are setting your sights on achieving the ‘Oracle certified Expert, Java web component developer certification 6’ (OCEJWCD 6) certification next, then this blog post is for you. Resources: Before we start preparing for the exam, it is […]

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What is Extreme Programming in Agile Software Development?

     -     Aug 16th, 2016   -     Articles, Project Management   -     0 Comments

The agile software development is an umbrella containing a set of methods and ways to achieve the principles mentioned under the Agile Manifesto. All these methodologies abide by the principles of frequent collaboration between the teams, frequent delivery to the client, self-motivation etc. The methodologies currently being followed are Extreme programming(XP) Dynamic System development method(DSDM) […]

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What is Value-Driven Delivery in the agile world?

     -     Aug 12th, 2016   -     Articles, Project Management   -     0 Comments

What is value? We need to define what a value is before dwelling into how to go about value driven delivery in the agile software development. The value could be defined in terms of monetary benefit, compliance adherence, an answer to the competition in the market etc. The term value can differ for each client […]

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Tracking the Value delivered in the agile world

     -     Aug 8th, 2016   -     Articles, Project Management   -     0 Comments

Tools to track the value delivered: How do we track the value delivered to the customer in the Value-driven delivery? Below are some of the ways to achieve the same: Kanban or Task charts Burn down charts Risk management and risk burn down charts. Earned value management Burn down charts: What are burndown charts? Burndown […]

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How to calculate value in value driven delivery

     -     Aug 4th, 2016   -     Articles, Project Management   -     0 Comments

The methods to calculate value: The value in monetary terms can be calculated using many terms: Simple schemes – rank the requirements from high to low. Present Value: The process of calculating the value today on future amount and can be calculated using the formula PV=FV/(1+i)n where PV = Present value, FV=Future Value, i=interest rate, […]

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What is Shodan?

     -     Aug 1st, 2016   -     Articles   -     0 Comments

Having a life without ‘Google’ is hard to imagine today. We would be lost without the popular search engine in our lives. The popular retort “Google it” is always on our lips for any query posed by anybody. While Google searches for web sites, there is another search engine that is slowly gaining prominence. This […]

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DSDM – Principles and approaches abiding the principles

     -     Jul 22nd, 2016   -     Articles, Project Management   -     0 Comments

Dynamic Software Development Method (DSDM) works with 8 principles basically abiding by its philosophy. The ultimate goal is the completed and successful project. Business requirements are the main focus Timely delivery Collaborate High Quality Standards Incremental approach in developing the software Develop iteratively Communicate continuously and clearly Good control on the overall process. DSDM follows […]

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What is Web application Security – Part 3

     -     Jul 19th, 2016   -     Articles   -     0 Comments

‘Web application security’ is part of the ‘Web component developer’ exam and we have already seen two posts relating to it. Recall, that we have already discussed the four authentication methods and the web resource collection element which is part of the authorization. We conclude the discussion of ‘Web application security’ by talking about the […]

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Dynamic Software Development Method

     -     Jul 16th, 2016   -     Articles, Project Management   -     0 Comments

DSDM is a software development methodology which believes in abiding by the strategic goals of the project and delivering value to the customer early. Best practices proven successful over the years in the industry are recognised and recommended by DSDM in the agile software development world. DSDM is a vendor free methodology where the best […]

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Agile Software Development – Methodology

     -     Jul 13th, 2016   -     Articles, Project Management   -     0 Comments

The agile software development is an umbrella containing a set of methods and ways to achieve the principles mentioned under the Agile Manifesto. All these methodologies abide by the principles of frequent collaboration between the teams, frequent delivery to the client, self-motivation etc. The methodologies currently being followed are Extreme programming(XP) Dynamic System development method(DSDM) […]

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