Benefits of Applying an Appropriate Risk Management Lifecycle

Risk management is especially important for safety critical industries such as healthcare (with the design and manufacturing of medical devices), aviation & aircrafts, transportation, as well as the automotive industry due to the risks associated with the design of cars. Increasing complexity of such safety critical products increases risk for manufacturers as serious injuries or death could…

The Benefits of Traceability Within the Application Development Lifecycle

Traceability as a phrase is used across many industries for example, within Supply Chain Management where transparency on processes, and ability of accurate tracking of changes is essential. In the software development lifecycle (SDLC) traceability primarily means the traceability of requirements throughout application development, ensuring that the delivered software fulfills all requirements and therefore prevent…

Industry 4.0 – Automation, Electronics Governed by Software Is the Future Set for ALM Solutions?

The new buzzword for industry in Germany is Industry 4.0. This term is used for Germany’s high tech strategy, subtitled “the success of the German economic performance”. Deutsche Bank recently published a research report with the title “Upgrading Germany’s industrial capabilities on the horizon”. The report begins with the fact that Germany has been and will remain…

Success with Agile and Kanban

Adaptability and Experience are key to success with Agile and Kanban. In a survey among experts carried out by Intland Software, the following question was asked. How much depends on a team experience and adaptability in achieving efficiency and higher productivity with Scrum or Kanban? One of the commenter suggested the question be tackled in two parts:…

7 Tips to be More Efficient in Requirements Management

7 Tips to be More Efficient in Requirements Management

In 2014 Intland Software executed a survey among its clients and partners to collect feedback regarding Maturity levels of Requirements Engineering. Based on an analysis of responses, Intland gives 7 tips for requirements engineers and managers on how to increase efficiency and solve the most common problems of software requirements management. 1. Integrate the evaluation of requirements quality…

Kanban for IT Operations

Issue management, tickets on Kanban with escalation status IT Operations teams have to manage several parallel IT applications internally within the enterprise, or alternatively by providing IT application management services to external customers (ISPs). The main issue for those teams that have an easy to use monitoring and controlling system for issue tracking, is how to…