Holacracy, Team Dynamics & IoT in Methods & Tools Q4 2017 Articles

Here is a list of the articles published during the fourth quarter of 2017 on the Methods & Tools website. This quarter Methods & Tools has published articles discussing Holacracy, software testing team dynamics, communication for software architects and realistic Internet of Things (IoT). We also published one article presenting the open source bug tracking tool simply named Bugs.

Decentralising Leadership: Holacracy in Practice

Holacracy is a method of decentralized management and organizational governance in which authority and decision-making are distributed throughout autonomous, self-organising teams. It promises of better collaboration, radical transparency, decision making at the right level and a dynamic organisation. Read more on http://www.methodsandtools.com/archive/holacracy.php

Software Testing Team Dynamics

Learn how the different psychological characteristics of software can influence the dynamic of a software testing team in a software development project. Read more on http://www.methodsandtools.com/archive/testteamdynamics.php

Communication Tips For Software Architects

Communication is one of the most important skills for a software architect. Technical background is important to make technical decisions, but without proper communication it is not possible to explain the chosen technical solution and to sell it to the stakeholders. Communication skills (or the lack of communication skills) can have a large impact on the success of software development projects. Read more on http://www.methodsandtools.com/archive/architectcommunication.php

Key Factors for a Realistic Internet of Things (IoT)

In the midst of excitement and hype, there are several practical deployments of IoT happening today delivering realistic business benefits. However, is it a great success story for all IoT applications? The truth is the count of failed IoT projects has outnumbered successful projects by a huge margin. There may be several reasons for the failures and any emerging technology may face this challenge on its travel to maturity. Read more on http://www.methodsandtools.com/archive/realiot.php

Bugs – Simple Open Source Bug Tracking Tool

Bugs is a simple open source bug tracking tool for teams that allows you to easily create and manage defects and issues. This a multilingual tool is perfect for a small project that want to start having a simple shared bug tracking software and is ready to live with the small glitches of an open source tool. Read more on http://www.methodsandtools.com/tools/bugs.php