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About aslamhirani

I am working from last 19+ years in areas of Product development, agile coaching, software R&D process consulting. I have been working in agile development model from last 10 years and coaching agile teams from last 6 years in areas of agile assessment, agile adoption, agile transformation, agile scaling, distributed agile development and agile competency development. I work with software R&D organizations to help them improve their effectiveness and efficiency with reuse, process improvement in development and testing, competency development, innovation in R&D, collaboration improvement across teams, automating devops and so on

Is quality a pond or a flowing river across the software development organization.

  Many times we notice that quality is not practically followed across the software development organization but is found in some pockets or is decorated on the walls of the company in nice fancy frames. Quality is to be followed … Continue reading

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How to adopt reuse in agile development model for reducing Time to Market

Source: http://www.totallyintegratedautomation.com With increased competition to get the products out in the market, software development teams are all looking for ways to reduce the time to develop software. Reuse is one of the ways that can help to reduce the … Continue reading

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Agile developer day

Over 8 million developers worldwide are using agile practices for at least 50% of their projects based on Global Developer Population and Demographics Survey. There is big shift in way of working, when you move from waterfall development to agile … Continue reading

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Reduction of Time to Market during SDLC

Usage of agile methodology tops the chart, when discussing about reducing time to market in development process. Of course agile methodology gives the framework for reducing time to market. There are lots of other areas within the R&D domain that … Continue reading

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Integration of distributed teams

 As the companies are being acquired across geographies and companies are going global for utilizing the right talent for building products, distributed development centers are very common sight now. Agile methodology, which started with collocated team concept, is being adapted … Continue reading

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Hackathon for multi team retrospective

Retrospective is one of the core concepts of agile methodologies and often one of the most neglected one not from the ritual perspective but from the effectiveness perspective and especially for distributed teams. Retrospectives in agile is intended to help … Continue reading

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