Author: Donna Raphael-Rene

Software Deployment Best Practices Checklist

In Agile, when deploying software, it is expected to be a fluid process, but for it to be successful, you need to make sure you have some key steps in place. It is true that deploying software can be complicated...

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How To Convince Your Boss You Need A Software Upgrade

You’ve probably been contemplating how to tell your superior that you need to upgrade your company software. It may be to solve a business need where a solution was not in place before or it may be that your existing...

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Outsourcing Software Development the Right Way

Outsourcing your software development project can be a daunting task. You may be skeptical to do so or just don’t understand the right way to do it. You’ve probably heard the ‘horror stories’ from others who outsourced their work and...

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5 Tips To Help You Become An Agile Scrum Expert

So you want to become an Agile Scrum expert? Maybe you’re already doing scrum and want to improve your skills or you’re transitioning from one role to the other or you’re simply looking for a career change. Whatever the reason,...

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Top Challenges Project Managers Face Today

Overseeing a project is a big responsibility. Projects have many moving parts and varying levels of risks. A project manager not only has to focus on a project as a whole, but they also have to deal with the day-to-day...

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Documentation to have for your application part 2 of 2

In part 1 of documentation to have for your application, we discussed documents such as ERDs, API Documentation, Server Documentation and Deployment Process Documentation. In this post, we will be focusing specifically on Unified Markup Language (UML) Diagrams because there...

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Documentation to have for your application part 1 of 2

Documentation for your application is important because it helps to provide important information and visual representations of the code and other parts of the application. This will make it easier to do handoffs with other developers and engineers as well...

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Authentication Login Standards SAML and SCIM

Authentication is a process that deals with verifying that a user is who they claim to be. This usually starts with a user submitting a username and password to gain access to a web-based service. Each time a user attempts...

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Things to consider when deciding on UI/UX for your application

Once you’ve come up with an idea for your application and you have the business plans prepared, before you get into development, you should think about the look and feel of the application you are building and how that will...

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Why Committing To Sprint Goals Is Important

At Grata, our sprints are usually two weeks long but other companies may have longer or shorter sprints. A sprint is a time-boxed period of time in which work needs to be completed and ready for review. Every sprint is usually planned...

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