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with Israel Gat and Tom Grant
In this hour-long session on Wednesday, September 24, 12 PM EDT, Gat and Grant will explain how ALM can make software development and delivery more reliable, while clarifying the bigger picture of the entire software value stream and its alignment with business objectives. Register now for this complimentary webinar.
Featured Research & Analysis
with Johanna Rothman, Scott W. Ambler, Suzanne Robertson, Ron Jeffries, Peter Kaminski, Israel Gat, Hubert Smits, Hillel Glazer
This report is an opinion piece on a battle confronting the Agile community today: Scrum versus Kanban. Our lead author, Johanna Rothman, sets forth her argument that one is not necessarily better than the other; they are just different and it's up to the organization to figure out which method is best under which circumstance. In response, seven of Cutter's Agile experts discuss their views on crossing the Agile divide.
with Israel Gat, Practice Director
The resignation of Intrigue's CTO six weeks before v1.0 of its JavaJoe product was scheduled to ship caused quite a few eyebrows to be raised.1 Neither the CEO nor the venture capitalist (VC) of Intrigue had the visibility and the data they needed to assess the quality of the JavaJoe code. No one at Intrigue was able to provide "x-rays" of the code and interpret them in terms that would be meaningful to technical and nontechnical people. Cutter Consortium was able to give them what they needed.
with Patrick Debois
The lead time between idea conception and production remains high in many organizations, despite various project management methodologies and the push towards operational excellence. Internal fights emerge as Development and Operations strive towards conflicting goals: Agile shortens software delivery time by introducing a greater number of smaller changes; ITIL increases stability by minimizing changes. How can an organization overcome this internal conflict? With devops.