As 2017 fades into history, we’re looking back on the year much like a race car driver would on a successful season. It’s with some melancholy that we say goodbye to 2017—it was a banner year and that’s something to celebrate—but we’re restless to get back on the track for an even better 2018. This article summarizes 2017 at Devbridge Group, a year filled with growth, compelling projects, and great people.
When you think about design, you might imagine advertising’s golden age. You’ve probably seen it on Mad Men: A challenge is presented to “the creatives,” they slip behind a curtain and reemerge with a dramatic, “grand reveal” design. The suspense and tension (not to mention liquid lunches) make for great TV, but not software delivery. This article instead analyzes the modern role of design on a product team, and how the role of design can catalyze those teams and provide immediate business value.
The recent Equifax data breach has reignited the national discussion on cybersecurity. Accusations and outrage abound, but how do companies prevent hacks like this from occurring in the future? This article details ways organizations can learn from the Equifax breach future compromises.
Devbridge Group was an exhibitor at this year’s Sibos conference in Toronto, the premier banking event in the world. While there, we shared how banks can move faster, announced a new office, and showcased our new PowerUp app. We also had some fun, inviting attendees to race around the Top Gear test track for prizes. This article highlights the exciting week.
Today we’re thrilled to announce the release of our new PowerUp app. The enhanced PowerUp platform adds powerful new features to our product management tool, which offers unrivaled transparency in software development. This article details PowerUp's rich set of features.
Devbridge Group announced today that it will open a new office in London next month, expanding its European operations into the U.K. Why London? An office in the U.K. allows us to better service our growing list of clients and fill the gap for digital product engineering and design in financial services, manufacturing and technology companies, particularly within the British and European markets.
Starting Oct. 16, Devbridge Group be in Toronto to join the luminaries of banking and finance at Sibos, the world's largest financial services expo. We're there to talk speed. This article previews the exciting topics, events and announcements we'll have in store.
Devbridge closed out its summer by hosting a "Defy Mediocrity" open-house event. It was an evening of networking, inspiration, and fun with clients, friends, the Devbridge team and those interested in joining it. This article recaps the incredible evening.
Most developers put a lot of effort into creating good code structure. Similar clean code rules should also apply to test code, but this category is often overlooked. This article reviews some guidelines that help keep test code structured and organized.
Few people get excited about digging into old "legacy code," but companies that delay too long will find themselves with heavy technical debt. This technical debt can result in an unserviceable application, or even worse, complete failure. This article explores methods businesses can use to tackle (and prevent) technical debt.
Nine years ago, five individuals were faced with a choice: continue trudging through the corporate world of indifference, or quit, and invest in the seedling of a business. Those five chose the latter, founding Devbridge Group. The choice was in line with a value we continuously strive for: to defy mediocrity. This article recaps how we've grown since that time, and how we strive for constant improvement.
Defining Lean Requirements helps accelerate software development by shortening the cycle time to gather requirements. Over the past few years, we've continued to iterate and grow this approach. This article shares what we've learned in that time and explains how we use Lean Requirements in more detail.