Topic: project management

SD Times news digest: ZenHub adds Workspaces for personas, Codefresh releases automation developer report, and Jama’s Connect Risk Management Center

Project management software provider ZenHub today is introducing Workspaces into its platform, enabling teams to view work items in the way that best suits them. Workspaces “evolves the ‘one-view-fits-all’ of project management,” said ZenHub co-founder Aaron Upright. “We recognize teams have different ways of working.” New board functionality built into the platform enables GitHub repositories … continue reading

premium Making project management easier… for developers

In an effort to make it easier for developers to “work where they are” yet still get a bigger picture of enterprise projects and what’s coming down the pike, several project management tools providers are bringing their solutions down to the engineering level. These tools have been important for project managers, but three relatively new … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Eggplant’s DAI Suite, Sensory acquires Vocalize.ai, and Sencha Ext JS 6.7

Eggplant is releasing an update to its Digital Automation Intelligence (DAI) Suite that it says will make automation simpler. The new capabilities adds automated user experience testing to the company’s existing solution and is designed to make it easier for teams to test the performance and usability of their products, ensuring that they deliver a … continue reading

Beware the red-yellow-green report: The shift from project management to Value Stream Management

Project manager Adam sends his boss a status update for the weekly project status report. Adam’s project is delayed due to conflicting priorities with other projects, so he marks the schedule portion of the report red — an accurate reflection due to a missed milestone. Because of the delay, there will likely be a budget … continue reading

Atlassian rebuilds Jira for modern software development

Atlassian today is releasing a completely overhauled and rebuilt version of its Jira project management software from the points of view of permissions, navigation and user experience. “The Jira you needed in 2002 and the workflow you built in 2010 and the permissions model we put together back then isn’t the one we need today,” … continue reading

GitLab premium services now free for educational and open-source projects

Following a major boost in activity this past weekend spurred on by Microsoft’s acquisition of GitHub and Apple’s announcement of XCode integration for GitLab, GitLab has announced that its two most robust project management offerings, GitLab Ultimate and GitLab Gold, are now free for educational institutions and open source projects. Though GitLab was asked about … continue reading

How developers can upgrade their skill sets to boost their careers

Despite the large computer science skills gap, the field is becoming more competitive than ever. As the industry and technology is constantly evolving, developers need to stay on top of the latest trends. The lessons and skills learned in a computer science course almost a decade ago may not match the expertise and knowledge necessary … continue reading

Six tenets of successful project management

For every network upgrade, hardware installation, cloud rollout or software update, there are countless tales of IT projects gone awry. As a result of poor project management, it’s all too common for projects to go over budget and past deadlines, leaving everyone involved frustrated and costing an organization significant resources.  To help PM’s avoid some … continue reading

Klocwork 2017.1 released with new security reports

In order for teams to spot security problems and vulnerabilities in their code, Rogue Wave is updating its static code analysis tool with a new security report, new Java checkers, extensive updates to its CERT taxonomy, and more. Rogue Wave’s Klocwork 2017.1 is the company’s latest release, and it introduces a new built-in graphical security … continue reading

Freeter frees developers from switching between tasks, projects

As a freelance web developer, Alex Kaul is constantly switching back and forth among code, mockups, browser tabs, and terminals, which is multiplied by the many projects he is working on at a given time. In order to simplify his workflow, he created an organizer app called Freeter (officially out of beta), letting other developers … continue reading

InVision launches iOS mobile app, KDE releases Plasma 5.9, and CodeMeter Embedded 2.0—SD Times news digest: Feb. 2, 2017

InVision has announced a new iOS mobile app for project control on the go. This release introduces the Conversations tab in the menu bar to make it easy to keep projects moving forward. Conversations was in beta for several months, and now it is finalized, bringing with it a more user-centric experience and more collaboration … continue reading

Atlassian acquires Trello, Google Go in 2016, and the Nokia 6—SD Times news digest: Jan. 9, 2017

Atlassian has acquired the project-management software provider Trello. According to Atlassian, over the past five years Trello has helped more than 19 million registered users capture and add structure to their workflows. Atlassian hopes the acquisition will help transform the way teams work. “Atlassian’s mission is to unleash the potential in every team. That’s a … continue reading

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