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The tech industry is buzzing about the ground swell of big data. But what does that mean to businesses and other organizations, and how can they harness big data to make better decisions and strategic moves?
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Many organizations are preoccupied with how to best monetize the data pulsing through the consumer and business world. The key is selling the story.
Implementing Agile means adopting a set of principles and values and continually seeking better ways to innovate more effectively. Different variations of Agile can be applied to a business, but some of the basic concepts and practices include: a whole team approach with open workspaces; story card wall that promotes fast and continual feedback; servant leaders that put others first; and exploratory testing.
Automated testing allows businesses to run high-level, repeatable application tests around the clock, with minimal disruption to the customer or end user. The process delivers more software features in a shorter period of time, which frees up programmers to perform manual testing when human interaction is necessary.
With relentless automation, machine learning and new technologies advancing at a breakneck pace -- business owners, large and small, must consistently focus on whether their software systems are appropriately amplifying their operations.Read the Full Article
APIs, or application programming interfaces, are a technology that allows software or applications to communicate with other software or applications.Read the Full Article