So What Makes a Good Process?

So what is a good process? This was the first question that came across my mind when I set upon the task of actually drafting a process. Right from the days when I had started of as a software developer to the realm when I have been a project manager for some time, I have come to terms with one reality that development teams should

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Do We Need Another Software Development Methodology?

The answer is YES, we do need one. Let me start by asking the mother of all question in software development, and that is why do software projects fail? Most large-scale software projects fail, and this phenomenon is not restricted to large scale projects only. Failures range from the worst-case scenario of projects that are not co

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Why Waterfall Or Its Variations Do Not Suit Us? Predictive Vs. Adaptive

The waterfall model is the most predictive of the methodologies, stepping through requirements capture, analysis, design, coding, and testing in a strict, pre-planned sequence. Progress is generally measured in terms of deliverable artifacts – requirement specifications, design documents, test plans, code reviews and the like. Th

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Open Source Big Data Technologies — An Introduction

In the current digital ecosystem, around 40% of the world population have internet communication, which encompass nearly 3 billion internet users and 15 billion connecting devices, generating an enormous amount of structured and unstructured data, this huge volume of data includes social media content, business transactions and rea

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Cloud Computing: Technology to empower simplicity

Anybody or everybody who is planning to be successful in the next decade or so in this dynamic business environment, has plans to attack the cloud. The cloud is an interesting model, and represents the evolution of the IT journey that we have witnessed for the past hundred years. It essentially represents a modern way of doing busi

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