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Making Distributed Agile Development Work

By  and on September 19, 2013

In:Agile |Mobile |Software Product Development

This is part 2 in a series examining the value of distributed Agile development. In part 1, we looked at some of the challenges that can arise and how to […]


Leveraging Global Talent with Distributed Agile Development

By  and on September 13, 2013

In:Agile |Nearshore |Software Product Development |talent

Agile development has historically meant all team members need to meet regularly in the same room. Collaboration has a reputation that necessitates close proximity of team members. But, that model […]


Agile QA Testing Ensures Better Software

By  and on September 5, 2013

In:Agile |Software Testing

At Belatrix we live, breath, and love Agile development. We love it so much that we’ve adapted our own form of Agile QA testing to improve the final product of […]


How to Build a Winning Agile Development Team

By  and on August 28, 2013

In:Agile |Software Product Development

There’s no question that Agile development concepts are here to stay, but just saying that a project is being done “with Agile methodologies” isn’t the same as true Agile development.  […]


Agile Development – How Long to Sprint

By  and on August 16, 2013

In:Agile |Software Product Development

Sprints are a crucial component in Agile development to completing tasks on time and hitting relevant benchmarks. Projects made up of these short bursts – usually 1 to 4 weeks […]


Sparking Innovation with Agile Development

By  and on August 14, 2013

In:Agile |Innovation |Software Product Development

Most entrepreneurs, artists, and great inventors have one thing in common: they’ve failed. As strange as that might sound, failure is a part of almost every success story. Perseverance and […]


Do You Want to Be a Software Developer or a Millionaire?

By  and on August 6, 2013

In:Software Product Development

The following is a guest post created in collaboration with Steve Mezak, CEO at Accelerance.  When I first started out as a software developer fresh with a degree and a […]


10 Must-Have Principles for Agile Testers

By  and on August 5, 2013

In:Agile |Automation Testing |Software Testing |Testing

At Belatrix, we believe that Agile testing is a better and more effective form of QA testing. According to Agile Testing by Lisa Crispin and Janet Gregory, a professional Agile […]