Small and mid-sized businesses across the globe are relying on the advancements of technology-based solutions to strengthen and grow their marketing, product development, customer interaction and other general business operations.
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.
Remote work is booming due to the influence of Covid19. However, even before this devastating worldwide event, there has been a growing trend towards remote work. Software development is one industry that can lend itself towards remote work - so long as you have the right tools in place to do development as professionally and as close to in-person abilities as possible.
With shifting goal-posts driven by investor and market conditions, a fair chance of having pivot points, and an uncertain future, developing software that can be modified or redesigned easily is critical. Having Agile practices as an underlying piece of your software development workflow gives you insurance that hours put into development will not be ‘wasted’ in the event of big changes.
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.