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Avoid Code Freezes

April 30, 2012

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A project manager recently told me that he wanted to implement a code freeze prior to user acceptance testing.  This request struck me as odd since I don’t recall having implemented a code freeze on a project in years.  My immediate response was that we do not need a code freeze.  All checked in code […]

Thoughts on Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)

March 4, 2011

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Last week, I was asked to give my opinion on Application Lifecycle Management or ALM.  Specifically, I was asked how can teams effectively manage their design, development, test and deploy processes as well as pick the right tools for the job.  Here is the answer I gave: The cornerstone of a strong ALM process is based […]