As a software developer, there’s nothing worse than making a small change to code, only to have bugs pop up or, even worse, end up breaking the application. When it comes to developing software, even small tweaks or modifications can have unforeseen consequences that might set a project back days or weeks.
Effective and accurate code developers, not unlike writers or other professionals, know the importance of having their work reviewed by a peer. No matter how much they excel at what they do, a code review will catch any "typos" or little mistakes made that may otherwise be overlooked.
With so many job titles bandied about these days - tech evangelist, brand warrior, code ninja - it can be difficult to tell what’s a ‘real job’ and what’s simply another name for a job that already exists. Product Manager and Product Owner are two job titles that sound very similar, yet have unique differences.
DevOps is a word bandied about in the development world as being demonstrative of a software company’s maturity. But what exactly is it? Is it a principle, a process, a methodology, a toolset? In fact, DevOps can be described as a combination of all of the above. But above and beyond all that, it’s about bringing stable software to market faster.
Fixed price contracts can be rather tricky in a Scrum environment. Classic software development and Agile software development are very different from one another, and things that work in one environment don’t necessarily work in another.