Agile Software Development

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Get the latest tips on agile software development so you can scale and embrace change.

By: Debbie Madden

January 12th, 2017

Stride Tech Talk: Mike Roberts - Serverless Architecture

Stride Tech Talks

For this edition of Stride Tech Talk, Stride CEO and Founder of Stride Debbie Madden chats with Mike Roberts about Serverless Architecture.

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By: Debbie Madden

December 22nd, 2016

Stride Tech Talk: Diana Larsen and Ainsley Nies - Liftoffs

Agile/XP | Stride Tech Talks

For this month's Stride Tech Talk, Stride CEO Debbie Madden discusses the importance of Liftoffs with Diana Larsen and Ainsley Nies, co-authors of the book Liftoff: Launching Agile Teams and Projects.  

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By: Zander Mackie

December 16th, 2016

Paradise: The Perfect Pairing Station for Agile Software Development

Agile/XP

Pair programming is one the core tenants of Extreme Programming, commonly referred to as XP. Extreme Programming is an agile software development process that emphasizes teamwork and simplicity in an effort to streamline productivity and get the best software in the hands of users as quickly as possible.

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By: Stride Staff

November 22nd, 2016

Expert Advice: How to Be a More Effective CTO

As a CTO, you are responsible for many of the critical elements of project success. Good CTO's produce quality projects. Great CTO's create an environment that promotes collaboration, creativity and utilizes team members individual strengths to make the entire team more successful.  We sat down with experienced team leaders and asked them what tips they had for CTO's. Follow their advice to improve your performance as a technical leader, and give your tech team the boost it needs to become great.

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By: Stride Staff

November 15th, 2016

Expert Advice: Tips all Developers Should Know

Application Development

As a software developer, every day is an opportunity to learn something new. Even the most seasoned software engineers are continually learning new tactics that help them be more effective leaders, developers, and team members. We sat down with individuals who have spent a long time in this industry and asked them about the most important lessons they have learned throughout their career and what they feel all software developers should know. Whether you're a tech leader, a long-time developer, or just getting started with programming, these tips will provide valuable insight to help you advance your career. 

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By: Stride Staff

November 8th, 2016

Expert Advice: Test Driven Development (TDD)

Agile/XP

Test Driven Development, or TDD, provides software engineers with valuable insight during the development process. For some developers, it's key to creating higher quality software in a fraction of the time. However, for those new to TDD, it can be difficult to understand, and leave you with a lot of questions. In order to help you use TDD to generate real results, we sat down with experienced software engineers to help answer your most pressing TDD questions. Follow their tips to gain a better understanding of the value of TDD, when you should use it (and when you shouldn't) and discover how to leverage TDD to aid your design and help you and your team create better, faster software.

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By: Stride Staff

November 1st, 2016

Expert Advice: Team Optimization

Teams

At Stride, unlocking a team's hidden potential is one of our passions. We believe that through collaboration and proper management, every team has the ability to be great. However, managing a team does come with it's challenges. Building a great team involves more than having great hires, and an effective management strategy demands a hands-on approach.  We sat down with several professionals that have experience leading teams to gain insight on building, managing, and optimizing teams to get the best results. Follow their advice to better launch your team for success, improve collaboration, and increase your teams overall velocity.

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By: Stride Staff

October 26th, 2016

How to Facilitate an Agile Retrospective: A Letter from the CEO

Agile/XP

Retrospectives can be great tools to enable product development teams to iterate and improve on their process when done properly. 

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