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  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    10 Keys to Successful Scrum Adoption

    Scrum is a project management approach for Agile software development and is the most commonly adopted Agile approach in the industry today. Construx has worked with hundreds of organizations to implement Agile approaches including Scrum, and has helped numerous organizations adopt the core principles of Scrum and adapt it based...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Optimizing Agile for Your Organization

    Many organizations are interested in becoming Agile but wonder where to start. They want to ensure that their Agile adoption will achieve the desired benefits, goals, and objectives. This white paper outlines the major organization, cultural, and project considerations that are critical to a successful Agile adoption. It provides a...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2008

    Software Development's Cone of Uncertainty

    Software's Cone of Uncertainty is a model for understanding estimation uncertainty in software projects. Early in a project, specific details of the nature of the software to be built, details of specific requirements, details of the solution, project plan, staffing, and other project variables are unclear. Estimates inherently contain high...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2008

    Software Development's Classic Mistakes 2008

    Construx Software's Chief Software Engineer/CEO, Steve McConnell, introduced the concept of software development's classic mistakes in his book Rapid Development. He defined "classic mistakes" as mistakes that have been made so often, by so many people, that the consequences of making these mistakes should be predictable and the mistakes themselves...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2008

    Managing Technical Debt

    "Technical Debt" refers to delayed technical work that is incurred when technical short cuts are taken, usually in pursuit of calendar-driven software schedules. Just like financial debt, some technical debts can serve valuable business purposes. Other technical debts are simply counterproductive. The ability to take on debt safely, track debt,...

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  • Webcasts // Jun 2008

    10 Deadly Sins of Software Estimation

    The average project overruns its planned budget and schedule by almost 100 percent. In practice, little work is done that could truly be called "estimation." Many projects are scheduled using a combination of legitimate business targets and liberal doses of wishful thinking. View this video for a talk from award-winning...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2008

    Business Case for Better Software Practices

    Companies that invest in improved software development practices have found that their investments pay off. Improved software practices offer ROIs of 500%--and significantly more in many cases. The ROI of improved software practices is dramatically higher than the ROIs offered by virtually any other business investment. But only a handful...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2008

    Business Case for Better Software Practices

    Companies that invest in improved software development practices have found that their investments pay off. Improved software practices offer ROIs of 500%--and significantly more in many cases. The ROI of improved software practices is dramatically higher than the ROIs offered by virtually any other business investment. But only a handful...

    Provided By Construx Software Builders

  • White Papers // Aug 2008

    Software Development's Cone of Uncertainty

    Software's Cone of Uncertainty is a model for understanding estimation uncertainty in software projects. Early in a project, specific details of the nature of the software to be built, details of specific requirements, details of the solution, project plan, staffing, and other project variables are unclear. Estimates inherently contain high...

    Provided By Construx Software Builders

  • White Papers // Jun 2008

    Managing Technical Debt

    "Technical Debt" refers to delayed technical work that is incurred when technical short cuts are taken, usually in pursuit of calendar-driven software schedules. Just like financial debt, some technical debts can serve valuable business purposes. Other technical debts are simply counterproductive. The ability to take on debt safely, track debt,...

    Provided By Construx Software Builders

  • White Papers // Aug 2008

    Software Development's Classic Mistakes 2008

    Construx Software's Chief Software Engineer/CEO, Steve McConnell, introduced the concept of software development's classic mistakes in his book Rapid Development. He defined "classic mistakes" as mistakes that have been made so often, by so many people, that the consequences of making these mistakes should be predictable and the mistakes themselves...

    Provided By Construx Software Builders

  • Webcasts // Jun 2008

    10 Deadly Sins of Software Estimation

    The average project overruns its planned budget and schedule by almost 100 percent. In practice, little work is done that could truly be called "estimation." Many projects are scheduled using a combination of legitimate business targets and liberal doses of wishful thinking. View this video for a talk from award-winning...

    Provided By Construx Software Builders

  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Optimizing Agile for Your Organization

    Many organizations are interested in becoming Agile but wonder where to start. They want to ensure that their Agile adoption will achieve the desired benefits, goals, and objectives. This white paper outlines the major organization, cultural, and project considerations that are critical to a successful Agile adoption. It provides a...

    Provided By Construx Software Builders

  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    10 Keys to Successful Scrum Adoption

    Scrum is a project management approach for Agile software development and is the most commonly adopted Agile approach in the industry today. Construx has worked with hundreds of organizations to implement Agile approaches including Scrum, and has helped numerous organizations adopt the core principles of Scrum and adapt it based...

    Provided By Construx Software Builders