Reference Class Forecasting

Herding Cats

The reference class estimating process is part of that skill and experience. If we switch to software development. These themes are based on how book Software Estimation: Demystifying the Black Art. Herding Cats: Software Development for the 21st Century.

Next Generation Project Management Software

Girl's Guide to PM

The project and portfolio management (PPM) software market is changing. In this article we look at emerging software in the PPM space and discuss how its selection and implementation needs to be done in line with an overarching digital strategy. Digitalization and Collaboration.

Deliberate Practice for Software Developers

Leading Agile

I frequently read and hear that software developers must take care to deliver the right solutions. I would observe lack of preparation is a cause of poor quality software. The post Deliberate Practice for Software Developers appeared first on LeadingAgile.

Software Terminology:Seeking to Understand

Leading Agile

The meaning of a word can be conditional on the context in which it is used, and on the frame of reference of the person using it. It’s not how software development is done, either. The post Software Terminology:<br>Seeking to Understand appeared first on LeadingAgile.

Value, Quality, and Craftin Software

Leading Agile

These three words have been bandied around the software community for more years than I can count. I happened to come across an old blog post of mine, For and Against and For Software Craftsmanship. The software you are working on today will have to value whatsoever 75 years from now.”

What’s Worse Than Not Automating Your Software Delivery Pipeline?

Leading Agile

An unattended software delivery pipeline frees technical staff to spend more time on value-add activities rather than tediously performing repetitive tasks by hand, such as. They asked a software developer what it would take, and he estimated something like 20,000 pounds over several months.

Online Collaboration Software

Binfire

Online collaboration software is gaining wide acceptance. The collaboration market is one of the fastest growing markets in the software industry. Elements of good online collaboration software. A good online collaboration software creates an effective virtual office.

Software Development Life Cycle and Project Management

PM Basics

Software Development Life Cycle is on every job description for a Project Manager. Everyone wants you to know how to develop software applications. When I googled “software development life cycle definition” I found different variants. Phases in Software Development.

The Best Time Tracking Software of 2018

Paymo App

If you’re here, it means that you’re looking for time tracking software that you will use yourself or with your team. Paymo is a project management and time tracking software that supports management professionals and freelancers deliver projects throughout their whole lifecycle.

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Software Cost Accounting

Herding Cats

Blue money, is referred to as budget. But in the software development world, the domains of IT, there are two other colors of money. The accounting and capitalization requirements for these two different types of software are very different. Accounting for Software Development.

Continuous Unit Checking:Part Three

Leading Agile

You’ll see a reference to “project settings,” but what is meant is “IDE settings” or “preferences.” Where were we? Part 1 : Command-line utilities and wrapper scripts. Part 2 : Guard (with Ruby) and SBT (with Scala).

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Preparing to Take On a Business Process Management Software

Wrike

BPM uses technology tools , specifically automation software, to visually depict — or model — the flow of work and information in your company. Finally, BPM software can help you monitor processes so improvements can be made. Before You Dive Into Business Process Management Software.

Metaphorically Speaking

Leading Agile

According to Wikipedia : A metaphor is a figure of speech that directly refers to one thing by mentioning another for rhetorical effect. “Velocity” in software development doesn’t mean velocity. In software development, it’s only a metaphor. software.

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The Beginner’s Guide to Using Project Planning Software

Paymo App

It is done either on paper or using a project planning software for more complex projects (commonly part of a project management software ), being usually led by a project manager. How to plan a project from start to finish using project planning software.

The Importance of Imports in Java

Leading Agile

I didn’t realize James Bond was into software development. Most tools offer a way to search the project for references and declarations, and to help us identify the jars containing class files for which we don’t have the source.

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Hidden Business Rules in Legacy Code

Leading Agile

Throughout all the application code, any references to an account number had to take the fake numbers into consideration. Software Software Craftsmanship Software Developer Software Development Software Testing TDD

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Unit Testing Shell Scripts:Part Five

Leading Agile

Depending on the tooling used, many provisioning scripts are little more than manifests of the packages and other software that should be present on the target instance. To save you a little time, here are some key references about Chef and ChefSpec: Chef home page.

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What are the Technical Skill of a Software Development Project Manager?

PM Basics

“I do not have the technical skill to become a software development project manager.” You do need to know the software development process, what goes into creating software applications. The glossary of a Software Development Project Manager. Hardware vs. Software.

Free Time Keeping Software

TimeCamp

Monitoring time and gathering all the reference data has become extremely popular over past couple years. In order to do so, it is necessary to use time tracking software. That’s where time tracking software comes in handy as it helps to automize the process of time tracking.

Balanced Professional Interest

Leading Agile

On the other hand, software work is more than “just a paycheck,” even if it’s less than “a profession” in the sense of medicine or law. Software Engineer (SE): Couldn’t care less. I write software because that’s what I was trained to do.

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Zen and Code Maintenance

Leading Agile

The connection with software development/maintenance is probably obvious. Tying Up Loose Ends in Software. Keeping code clean at all times really ought to be considered baseline job performance for a software engineer. Warning: This may be a little bit preachy.

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Task Management for Those Who Take it Seriously – How to Organize and Prioritize Tasks Using Task Management Software

Paymo App

If you’re really serious about your work, you might already be looking for more effective ways of organizing your task management process and you probably tried some task management software. Task Management Software & Tools. Types of Task Management Software & Tools.

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Why Your Creative Team Isn’t Using Your Project Management Software

Wrike

Being the resourceful problem solver you are, you found a solution: project management software. A recent HubSpot survey found 80% of creative agencies claim to use project management software.

Agile at the Hospital

Leading Agile

The good news is the hospital staff uses a good mix of tactile tools for minute-to-minute management of patient care and comprehensive electronic medical records for patient history and reference.

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Sometimes Less is More

Leading Agile

When it comes to software development tools, bigger is better. The old warhorses of software development, Emacs and Vim, were designed and built for keyboard usage with no concept of a mouse on the horizon. Apparently. Feature Bloat.

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Microeconomics and Risk Management in Decision Making for Software Development

Herding Cats

Microeconomics is applicable to the development is software systems. If we look at the discipline of software engineering, we see that the microeconomics branch of economics deals more with the types of decisions we need to make as software engineers or managers.

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Selecting the Best Project Management Software for Your Business

Function Point

Picking software is no different. The most common benefits we see in an ROI calculation for project management software are: Time reclaimed from improved clarity on tasks. However, by following these steps, you will come as close as possible to your dream software.

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Selecting the Best Project Management Software for Your Business

Function Point

Picking software is no different. The most common benefits we see in an ROI calculation for project management software are: Time reclaimed from improved clarity on tasks. However, by following these steps, you will come as close as possible to your dream software.

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Profitable & Competitive Billing with Task Tracking Software

Function Point

Profitable & Competitive Billing with Task Tracking Software. Billing Using Task Tracking Software. The right task tracking software should work in combination with an appropriate billing method that works for both you and your clients. You can then use this historical information from your task tracking software to accurately predict the amount of time required for the next job. To learn more, we welcome you to book a demo of our task tracking software!

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Profitable & Competitive Billing with Task Tracking Software

Function Point

Profitable & Competitive Billing with Task Tracking Software. Billing Using Task Tracking Software. The right task tracking software should work in combination with an appropriate billing method that works for both you and your clients. You can then use this historical information from your task tracking software to accurately predict the amount of time required for the next job. To learn more, we welcome you to book a demo of our task tracking software!

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Estimating on Non-Trivial Software Projects

Herding Cats

A nice conversation on twitter about estimates on software brought up the topic of estimates as commitments. Just for the reference, . Just for the reference, a commitment is the state or quality of being dedicated to a cause, activity, etc. In our domain of software intensive system of systems, we have formal agreements at the top of the engagement and less formal agreements lower down based on agile software development processes.

Online Training: BrainBOK Review

Girl's Guide to PM

Drill down and see the page reference number from A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide) too. If this isn’t what you are looking for, check out my other project management software reviews here. After all, Software Review: iMindQ 4.1

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Dc Design House | Advertising Agency Software Spotlight 1

Function Point

It is all tracked and tagged to client files for reference, and carry over from year to year. Function Point’s advertising agency software combines project management, time tracking , CRM, financial, and business reporting tools are all in one convenient cloud based system.

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Dc Design House | Advertising Agency Software Spotlight 1

Function Point

It is all tracked and tagged to client files for reference, and carry over from year to year. Function Point’s advertising agency software combines project management, time tracking , CRM, financial, and business reporting tools are all in one convenient cloud based system.

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The Five Laws of Software Estimating are Wrong

Herding Cats

There's a blog post from a few years back that has resurfaced The 5 Laws of Software Estimates. Law of Software Estimating. Fact of Software Estimating. Its claimed Software estimates are not fungible. They are if you keep track of what you develop and codify those Features for future reference. Correct Businesses cannot make decisions about whether or not to build software without having some idea of the cost and time involved.

Value for Money

Pawel Brodzinski

Let’s assume you talk to a team that is twice as expensive as your reference team. It’s not about software development or adding features. entrepreneurship software business software development lean price product development startup value

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How to Build and Use a Risk Register

Project Risk Coach

For example: “Because Information Technology is updating the testing software, the testing team may experience an unstable test environment resulting in adverse impacts to the schedule.” Impact, also referred to as severity or consequence, is the amount of impact on the project.

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How to Get Your Team to Fall In Love With Project Management Software

Workzone

Some of the biggest brands in the world are seeing the benefits of using project management software. SaaS (service-as-a-software) spending is now expected to reach $3 trillion in 2015, and as much as $2.8 billion of that is spent on project management software. And just like all new software you purchase, project management has its implementation challenges. Some of the most common challenges are: Your team doesn’t use the software.

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Timeline vs. Gantt Chart

Binfire

Throughout this article, we will refer to this type of graph as the timeline rather than the Gantt Chart . Project management project management software Gantt chart Gantt Chart software online project management timeline

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7 Signs Your Project is Bound to Fail

Redbooth

Then you set up project management software to track your progress. So you’ve set up to-do lists in your project management software, but people rarely check in to deliver their daily stand-up or update their tasks. Our advice : Make your project management software indispensable.

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