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The Retrospective – Various Ways!
By Damayanti Anand & Vaibhav Singh

While working on an Agile team, a ceremony that you face often (sprintly?) is a Retrospective…
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Is your application Blockchain eligible?
By Sumit Singhal

The blockchain is an undeniably revolutionary invention. Technology itself and the various platforms around it is evolving at a breath-taking pace…
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I don’t like DevOps in job titles or team names!
By Gautam Kasturi

Just like any other term in IT, DevOps is a term that has got overloaded to mean just about anything.
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Test Case Thinking – A Methodical Approach
By Vinit Gulati

Imagine yourself as a tester who wants to cover all of the above and convert them into set of test scenarios and test cases, what will your state of mind be?
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Learning organization
By Rachana Dalmia

At Spider, we have developed a culture of learning and sharing which goes along with our Agile methodology. As with Agile, we learn and adapt each sprint at a time…
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A small business perspective on Cloud Security
By Mark Burger

The perception of many small and medium business leaders is that having your systems within your four walls is inherently more secure than if they were hosted with someone else such as Microsoft, Amazon, or Google…
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Dev/QA – The Unusual Pairing
By Vaibhav Singh

As soon as we hear the term “Quality” , we directly associate it to the Testers or the QA department and it is assumed that it is a their responsibility to maintain and assure quality of the product…
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Blockchain – From Prototypes to Commercialization
By Girish Ramachandra

From innovation labs to big banks to consortiums, we witnessed a number of research efforts in understanding blockchain…
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Should you do an ROI for cloud migration?
By Steve Kronsnoble

I like to define the Cloud = Infrastructure + Apps + Data + Risk (Reduction) …
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Understanding BitCoin – Layman’s version
By Sumit Singhal

Evolution of Money (a.k.a exchanging goods and services) Barter System – > Gold Standard -> Fiat Currency (Current System) -> Digital Currency (Bitcoin) Excited …
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Using SCRUM as a flexible holistic approach for team growth and project success
By Garima Goel

The Scrum formalization works great for any complex, innovative scope of work with its framework being deceptively simple and easy to adopt. It has gained importance in the IT industry…
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Agile in the Space-Time Continuum (Distributed Agile)!
By Brad Pollen

Agile teams are often distributed over space and time. SpiderLogic is an extreme example with 11.5 hours separating the two India offices from the two US offices. We are able to successfully address this challenge by focusing on communications and a sense of team…
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Microservices and Azure!
By Sudarshan Bhalerao

Microservices is a buzz word in the software development world in recent days. Many companies want to architect/refactor their application to use microservices. Along with microservices, the cloud is another buzz word in the software development world. In this article, we will see the options to write microservices in Microsoft Azure (cloud)…
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Automate and improve the code-test-deploy process with Docker, Git & Amazon AWS Elastic Beanstalk!
By Abhay Sadadekar

This post is about how you can automate the iterative process of code-test-deploy by using Docker, Git and Amazon Elastic Beanstalk based on our experience on a project which involved building self-contained micro-services…
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Why should I split my stories!
By Rachana Dalmia

Breaking a large story based on all its variations and complexities will allow your Product Owner to prioritize the most valuable variation either based…
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A new world of Serverless Applications!
By Himanshu Trivedi

Serverless architecture is a new paradigm, and once the developer toolset and frameworks mature around it, we would be witnessing an exciting new world…
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Shift Up! Let’s run the next test cycle from the cloud!
By Ameya Naik

In essence, We need to Reduce Testing cycle time, Increase quality and deliver continuously…
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Case for being the Polyglot programmer
By: Abhay Sadadekar

Have you ever come across anyone who claims to be a polyglot programmer? And have you wondered what exactly does it mean?…
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Un-noticed side of Dead Letter Queue 
By: Sanjeev Sirigere

Service Bus queues and topic subscriptions provide a secondary sub-queue, called a dead-letter queue (DLQ). The dead-letter queue does not need to be explicitly…
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Azure: Design for failure (Why?) 
By: Sudarshan Bhalerao

When applications are moved to the Cloud (in this case to Azure), people get perception that their applications are highly available and up all the time… 
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