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Jack Be Agile ... But Not Too Quick

Turn to The Last Word, where software professionals who care about quality give you their opinions on hot topics. This month, find out why Karl Wiegers thinks that Agile development is not to be undertaken lightly.

Karl E. Wiegers's picture Karl E. Wiegers
What's Holding You Back?

We're pleased to bring you technical editors who are well respected in their fields. Get their take on everything that relates to the industry, technically speaking. In this issue, guest technical editor and Agile authority Mike Cohn explains how Agile development could help you recognize and overcome constraints that you never may have considered before.

Mike Cohn's picture Mike Cohn
Unjust Deserts

Collaborative projects are a cornerstone of Agile development, but how can you recognize individuals for team work without spoiling team unity? Learn how to dole out praise and rewards without leaving a bad taste in everyone's mouth.

Mary Poppendieck's picture Mary Poppendieck
Don't Just Break Software. Make Software

What if, instead of using tests to try to break software, we used tests to make software? That's the vision of storytest-driven development. We spoke to people who spend each day turning wishful thinking into working products. Find out how they do it.

Tracy Reppert's picture Tracy Reppert
Traditional–With a Twist

For some, a radical shift to Agile is out of the question. That doesn't mean that you can't take little pieces of the Agile philosophy and incorporate them into your traditional development scheme. Find out how even small changes can bring about big improvements.

Peter Schuh's picture Peter Schuh
A Look at IntelliJ IDEA3

Get the scoop on this refactoring tool from JetBrains.

Andrew Geweke's picture Andrew Geweke
Pay No Attention to the Quality Behind the Curtain

To continue our series exploring what it means to care about quality and to build better software, we spoke with Compuware executive David Kapelanski, who says that true quality is invisible.

Pam Young's picture Pam Young
The Interior Department and Intelligent Life? Yahoo!

Get the software engineering slant on items from the recent news.

Heather Shanholtzer's picture Heather Shanholtzer
I Take It (Almost) All Back

Turn to The Last Word, where software professionals who care about quality give you their opinions on hot topics. This month, an industry expert explains why he changed his mind about the value of exploratory testing—well, mostly.

Rex Black's picture Rex Black
From Invisible to Invaluable

Need a place to go to get the solutions you've been craving? Management Fix is what you've been looking for. In this issue, find out how to create visibility for your team.

Elisabeth Hendrickson's picture Elisabeth Hendrickson


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