Agile Methodology and the QA Mindset

Posted by Amanda Wittman
May 31, 2018 1:02:35 PM

Agile software development is an approach to software development that uses cross-functional teams to gather requirements and devise solutions to those requirements through collaboration. It also upholds principles such as adaptive planning, continuous improvement and early delivery. An agile approach isn’t a specific methodology in itself, although developers often refer to agile methods. The Manifesto for Agile Software Development was published in 2001, which formalizes the principles of agile software development. Its mission, as stated, is“uncovering better ways of developing software by doing it and helping others do it.”

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Topics: Agile, Quality Assurance

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3 Ways Agile Will Power Your Time-to-Market (with a Distributive Team)

Posted by Amanda Wittman
May 8, 2018 11:11:35 AM

Has your development team gone Agile yet? What about Distributive? If you answered ‘no’ to the first two questions then the only question left to ask yourself is, why?

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Topics: Software Development, Agile

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Agile Software Development Outsourcing in Mexico

Posted by Amanda Wittman
Mar 9, 2018 11:43:00 AM

Mexico Outsourcing - The Next Big Thing in Software Development

Facing challenges in software development is inevitable. Often times unrealistic expectations, delivery delays, lack of coordination between team members and insufficient information for decision-making poison the development process. When it comes to advances in software development, the most important is the creation and implementation of Agile methodology. Before nearly everyone referred to India and similar countries for outsourcing software and application development projects. Now the World recognizes Mexico, as the next big thing for sending out small to enterprise size projects.

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Topics: Agile, Outsourcing

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Not all Agile is Created Equal

Posted by Tiempo Development
Jun 27, 2017 11:59:51 AM

Facing challenges in software development is inevitable. Often times unrealistic expectations or estimates, delivery delays, lack of coordination between team members and insufficient information for decision making poison the development process. When it comes to advances in software development, the most poignant is the creation and implementation of Agile methodology.

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Topics: Agile

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The Agile Advantage in Nearshore Software Outsourcing

Posted by Tiempo Development
May 26, 2017 10:43:52 AM

Agile methodologies allow software development companies to deliver higher quality software through collaborating with their clients, which leads to optimal development efficiency since the software is being proactively created to meet clients’ needs. Agile companies focus on following four core values to develop software efficiently – Individuals and Interaction, Working Software, Customer Collaboration, and Responding to Change.[1]

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The Agile Solution for the Emerging Financial Services Landscape

Posted by Cliff Schertz
Apr 20, 2017 3:20:28 PM

In recent years, the Financial Services Industry has experienced increasing pressure from regulatory agencies and the market to improve their quality of services. Advances in the capabilities of technology and Agile software development practices have proven highly effective in helping financial entities meet their regulatory requirements while retaining their competitive edge.

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Topics: Agile, Financial Services

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Sprinting with The Big Picture: UX Meets Agile

Posted by Tiempo Development
Nov 5, 2015 2:59:36 PM

It is well known that software engineers and user experience (UX) professionals tend to meet with a lot of conflict – specifically with front-end components that require user interaction. UX professionals want to implement marketable ideas into creative solutions, inherently making them future-oriented in their approach which requires extensive research and testing. On the other hand, software engineers are focused on meeting deadlines with as little room for error as possible. These priorities will naturally make the software engineers apprehensive about creating untested feature that may add days of reworking and delay.

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Topics: Agile, User Experience

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Why Nearshore? The Ability to be Agile

Posted by Tiempo Development
Sep 15, 2015 10:54:00 AM

Agile methodologies allow software development companies to deliver higher quality software through collaborating with their clients, which leads to optimal development efficiency since the software is being proactively created to meet clients’ needs.  Agile companies focus on following four core values to develop software efficiently – Individuals and Interaction, Working Software, Customer Collaboration, and Responding to Change.1

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The Agile Advantage: Why We Are an Agile Software Development Company

Posted by Tiempo Development
Aug 13, 2015 1:45:00 PM

Tiempo development is a company that uses Agile methodology, not only in project and software development, but also in our management structure as well as our entire organization. In this blog, learn more about Agile methodology and the Agile advantage.

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Why Implementing Agile is Easier Said than Done

Posted by Victor Martinez
Nov 4, 2014 3:32:00 PM

During recent years we have seen how the popularity of Agile has climbed to the point where it is almost a status indicator: either you are the cool, modern, efficient software development team, or, you are one of those Ice Age cavemen that have not been able to move on from the ancient practices.

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Topics: Software Development, Agile

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