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Why use Lean Software Development ?

Lean Software Development principles explained Create Knowledge: learning is a continuous process. In a software development industry there should be a systematic process where people can learn new things thought out the life cycle of the project that in turn improves the process itself. How do we learn new things? We should have an eye for any unexpected or any...

What is Lean Software Development?

Lean Software Development : The boom in the automotive industry in Japan in 1980s alarmed the need to follow the lean product development approach for better productivity at a lesser cost. Lean software development originated from a popular book by Tom and Mary Poppenieck that translates lean manufacturing principles to software development. The principles behind lean software development follow the principles of ‘Just in...

What resources to use for OCAJP 8 Certification Exam?

About this course:  Here are some basic OCAJP 8 Exam information you must be aware of. We suggest you to take a look at official Java certification website to learn more about the exam, patterns, and syllabus. Exam Details: Particulars Description Certification Name Oracle Certified Associate, Java SE 8 Programmer Exam Code 1Z0-808 Duration of Exam 150 minutes Number of Questions 77 (Multiple Choice) Passing score 65 % (50 out of 77) Pre-requisite None Oracle...

How to prepare for PMI-ACP® Certification?

PMI-ACP® certification is well known agile certification. Among the many other certifications available currently in the market, PMI-ACP® has its edge due to wider coverage of content and PMI assurance. As most of the organizations are moving towards agility, gaining an agile certification is more or less must these days. TRY NOW : Whizlabs Free Test for PMI-ACP exam? ...

Top reasons to get PMI ACP® Certified

In today’s dynamic market environment Agile is the way to work. There are so many different school of thoughts in the market that makes it difficult for anyone to choose among a lot of certifications available in market. Definitely to be up to the market trends one needs to be aware about what is up, with the recent happenings...

How to become a OCEJWCD 6 Certified?

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 a good idea to start accumulating...

What is Extreme Programming in Agile Software Development?

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) Scrum Agile modelling Agile unified Process Agile Data method Essential Unified...

What is Value-Driven Delivery in the agile world?

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 based on what the client...

Tracking the Value delivered in the agile world

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 charts measure the work done by having the time represented...

How to calculate value in value driven delivery

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, n=number of periods. Internal rate of return (IRR): It...

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