Are agile project delivery methods all they’re cracked up to be or is poor implementation down to a lack of awareness and understanding?
Day 4 concentrated on sessions around serverless architecture, service oriented architecture and Amazon’s approach to developing software services.
It might be raining in Las Vegas but AWS is brightening the day with more exciting new release announcements. Our summary of day 3.
This week is the AWS re:Invent conference in Las Vegas. Our own John McGuire is there to hear first hand the latest developments in the world of AWS. This is his summary of the Day 1 highlights. More to follow throughout the week.
International Women’s Day Pulsion asked some of our women in tech what inspired them to start their career in the technology industry and their words of wisdom to girls who want to get involed in technology!
By Paul McAteer, Head of Project Delivery Running a complex software development project without a Project Manager would be comparable to a ship without a Captain – very likely to hit the rocks. The Project Manager has the responsibility of planning and execution of the project, ultimately managing and maintaining the progress, interaction and tasks of the project team in such a way that reduces the risk of failure, maximizes customer benefits and minimizes costs. Implementing the wrong management approach can spell potential disaster. Adopting waterfall rather than agile might deliver what was asked for by the business, however may not actually result in what was needed. With this is mind, it’s imperative that the Project Manager has a clear understanding of the requirements, expectations, milestones and deadlines and adopts the most suitable management approach for the project. In the event that the project has a very tight and compelling deadline, adopting an agile management approach means less time spent on requirements gathering at the outset of the project. This approach allows for the project scope to change rapidly and frequently, by placing emphasis on stakeholder involvement and communications. This process needs to be highly managed with a close eye…