Minimum Viable Product (MVP) is an ideological approach to development that ensures the maximum return from the least effort, expense and commitment. The idea is that at each stage of development, a working product is put forward which allows for return on investment either through financial gain, user feedback or even understanding what’s actually needed. This allows development to be dynamic and enables fast feedback loops; allowing the direction of development to pivot.
It’s becoming more and more common for companies to find themselves with multiple Jira instances (and other Atlassian tools too). Jira is a very popular tool with teams and there is often a grass roots growth within organisations that means different teams have independently chosen Jira as their tool of choice. Whilst this is a good sign, as it shows there is consistency of thinking and practices within the company, we often find that certain circumstances such as a merger or acquisition, can lead to an organisation having with multiple instances of Jira, which can negatively impact productivity.
For decades, enterprise security controls have been described as castle-and-moat security,
which means the perimeter should protect everything within its bounds, so everything inside is
trusted by default. But, with the proliferation of cloud applications, devices, and logins,
castle-and-moat became no longer reliable.
According to IBM, the average cost of a security breach is $3.92m
Jira Software provides a solid foundation that helps teams get work done in a scalable manner while making team collaboration easier. It helps teams plan, track, and release their products quicker and more efficiently. It provides planning and roadmap tools that enable teams to manage budgets, stakeholders, and feature requirements. Without a roadmap that provides a holistic view, teams risk losing sight of the big picture and working in silos. Therefore, it benefits stakeholders, leaders, and project teams by maintaining clarity around work progress. Jira helps create tasks for yourself and other team members to work on, providing reminders, due dates, and details. It allows you to utilise subtasks to divide larger work items into digestible pieces, and others can track the status. Jira also integrates with a multitude of CI/CD that fosters a culture of collaboration across DevOps teams.
A “legacy system” doesn’t necessarily have to be old.
Cloud computing enables users and companies to run software applications on their machines without managing physical servers. It is possible thanks to virtualisation technology. The cloud allows users to access the same applications and files from any device, just like you can log into your Instagram account on any device. This is because you are using their data centre without having the hassle of owning and managing your own. It also removes some IT costs for businesses when switching to the cloud because they no longer need to update and maintain their servers. It is their cloud vendor who does the job. Therefore, small businesses especially benefit from it as they can outsource their infrastructure to the cloud without having to own an internal structure, which is costly. 76% of companies claimed they are adopting the cloud to expedite IT service delivery.
Bitbucket is a cloud-based Git repository management solution that helps developers store, manage, control, and track the changes to their code. Its user-friendly interface allows even novice developers to use it easily. And it enables teams to collaborate and build quality code through automated testing and confidently deploy code from one place. Developers can submit and track the progress of the requested code changes in Bitbucket Pipelines without context switching. Bitbucket provides several other features that include:
"It enables teams to collaborate and build quality code through automated testing and confidently deploy code from one place"