As product development organizations with constrained resources aim to make the most of their product pipelines, they are turning to project portfolio management. And PPM vendors are taking note, adding specialized capabilities to their offerings.
Research and Development. R&D. Most of us have heard this phrase without paying much attention to it. As a matter of fact, most of us work in R&D. But what do these two terms mean? And more importantly, what is the implication of doing research versus doing development on your company's bottom line?
Thinking about asking for a raise? This is the time to build a case for yourself--timing is everything, and this New Year period is an ideal time to make your move. Just make sure you go about it the right way.
The Agile voting mechanism known as "Fist of Five" is a great way to drive your team towards consensus and commitment. It's a simple, powerful process that can strengthen alignment and increase transparency on your projects. Here’s a look at how — and why — it works.
With an Agile approach to performance improvement, people are seen as the source of value, rather than the problem that needs fixing, and tools and processes are designed to free teams to perform the irreducible activities that only people working together can accomplish. Here are some best practices for aligning the needs of people, teams and organizations.
Rally Software has extended its Agile ALM platform to meet the needs of global organizations with customization options, full traceability with build and source code, and corporate dashboards to create a single source of record for progress and quality.
In collaboration with the Software Engineering Institute and enterprise-class customers, the new Software Development Performance Index program will seek to quantify the performance impact of agile practices.