Posts Tagged ‘agile software development’

How To Resolve Conflicts In Remote Software Development Teams

How to Resolve Conflicts in Remote Software Development Teams

A little bit of healthy conflict is never a bad thing in software development. Team members with different points of view often bring valuable new ideas to the table, which both encourages innovation and helps to improve products. The keyword here is “healthy” because some types of unhealthy conflict are extremely damaging to team morale […]

Devops Radar

DevOps Tools Radar: Choosing and Classifying the Best Tools for a Project

Tools are a crucial element of the DevOps process, but the sheer quantity of tools out there can be pretty overwhelming for new DevOps practitioners. To get around this challenge, our experts have designed a DevOps tools “Radar”, which helps engineers select the best possible tools for whatever problem they face. The Radar categorizes tools […]

Why Exploratory Testing Is Essential And How To Get It Done

Why Exploratory Testing is Essential and How to Get it Done

Automation may be the most efficient way to execute a test case, but companies will often need to consider unknowns during the testing process, which requires an ability to perform exploratory testing. Exploratory testing is a manual process used to learn as much as possible about a piece of software. It helps to identify risks, […]

Big Data 101: An Introduction To Data Query Engines

Big Data 101: An Introduction to Data Query Engines

Big Data is one of the most valuable commodities in business today, but only if organizations have the power to analyze it and make it work for them. The term “Big Data” represents a massive amount of structured and unstructured data from several different sources. As more and more companies find themselves in possession of […]

What Is A Product Owner And What Makes Them Successful?

What is a Product Owner and What Makes Them Successful?

Successful software products rely on a diverse range of people from different backgrounds with unique skills, making software outsourcing a key driver of innovation. Designers, developers, quality control teams, product specialists, and client partners all need to work together seamlessly to reach the same goal, which is where a product owner (PO) comes in. In […]

Coaching Vs. Teaching: How To Maximize The Advantages Of Each

Coaching Vs. Teaching: How to Maximize the Advantages of Each

In many workplace environments, especially in the software development outsourcing industry, the concepts of teaching and coaching are often used interchangeably, despite being independent, unique approaches to employee development. Without a clear understanding of each practice, and the impacts they have on the recipients of those practices, it’s easy to get confused about which avenue […]

How To Migrate To Microservices (and Recognize When You Need Them)

How to Migrate to Microservices (And Recognize When You Need Them)

Microservices can become a strong pillar of innovation, but the process of adopting them can bring organizations to a standstill if handled incorrectly. While microservices bring many advantages, such as solving issues with complexity or accelerating the velocity of deployments, they also present a lot of new challenges that can really slow down the process […]

Excellence In Virtual Delivery: The Perficient Latin America Edition

Excellence in Virtual Delivery: The Perficient Latin America Edition

With all employees working from home, life is far from normal at PSL and throughout the world. However, this time away from the office has proven that without a doubt the Perficient Latin America community is comprised of incredibly strong, connected and driven individuals. In light of immense challenges, teams have continued to deliver on client […]

The Importance Of Ux And How To Benefit From It

The Importance of UX and How to Benefit From It

Today’s users prefer easy-to-use applications and software products and will quickly shun something difficult to use. As a result, UX design has become essential for the success of many products, meaning that companies without a strong UX strategy will quickly fall behind. Organizations often prioritize functionality over usability, resulting in applications that are confusing, difficult […]

Why Nearshore Agile Development Makes Sense, Now More Than Ever

Why Nearshore Agile Development Makes Sense, Now More Than Ever

The world might be on pause right now, but many businesses are working harder than ever to innovate and survive the future economic fallout of COVID-19, a necessity that some companies are finding much easier with support from their nearshore software development partners. Organizations in all industries are rushing to develop strategies that will ensure […]

4 Tips For Working With Virtual Agile Development Teams

4 Tips for Working with Virtual Agile Development Teams

Nearshore software development partnerships rely on plenty of virtual collaboration to succeed, especially with today’s travel restrictions. Luckily, nearshore agile development teams have deep experience with this way of working, making it easier to maintain durable nearshoring services partnerships during times of uncertainty. First, a quick primer. Nearshore software development—for those who don’t know—is the […]

Top 5 Android Trends For Developers To Watch In 2020

Top 5 Android Trends for Developers to Watch in 2020

Even in the midst of a global pandemic, there are exciting times ahead for Android developers, as new technologies continue to drive a fresh wave of application development trends in 2020. Here are some of the most game-changing Android trends that we expect to impact the software development industry throughout the year. Top 5 Trends […]

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