The Agile Toolbox

Let’s talk about a common problem that is a very real threat to any Agile company or project. We’ve all heard the term “pounding a square peg into a round hole” when something is misused, and I would be willing to bet that we’ve all experienced it. Some of you might be experiencing it right…

The Art of DevOps Explained

What is all this talk about DevOps and why should we care? Good question, and to answer, we need a little history of software development and its roots in traditional engineering principles. Software development takes most of its predecessor processes from traditional engineering principles, which include drawing blueprints by skilled draftsman, having those evaluated by manufacturing teams, building tooling and making prototypes, refining the drawings and then manufacturing the product...

Battle of the Century: Technical Debt vs. Feature Development

Our teams are asked quite a bit about performance testing in an Agile environment and how that might differ from the traditional waterfall approach. If you’re asking the same question, you’ve hit on one of the greatest heavyweight grudge matches in world history! Technical debt and feature development have battled for the spotlight since the…

Humanizing Change Is the Catalyst for True Transformation

How Does OCM Impact your Agile Project? In April, Cambria hosted an OCM meet up in conjunction with the Association of Change Management Professionals in Northern California. Our goal was to take advantage of the opportunity to talk with other practitioners about the intersection of OCM and Agile, and facilitate discussion about their experiences. An…

Moving to the Cloud: Moving the Future Forward

An overview on how to analyze and define the road map to achieve your organization’s goals in a cloud environment. DID SOMEONE ORDER A PEPPERONI PIZZA? Introduction Several technologies are rapidly evolving, such as blockchains, machine learning, internet of things and SQL-less data, but nothing compares to the transformation and evolution of cloud architectures in…