EC2 (Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud) costs might quickly become overwhelming, especially when using auto-scaling clusters with higher classes of instances. This issue is affecting everyone using cloud infrastructure, where you get incredible flexibility in exchange for higher hourly prices.
The Product Backlog is a list of functionalities, ideas, technical requirements, enhancements, and faults maintained and managed by the Product Owner. This is the only thing considered during Sprint Planning.
The real cost of software bugs is a combination of money, time, and reputational damage. If the defects are found early, the costs are minimized. If the defects are found on production and affect thousands of customers, the costs might be huge.
A test case is a definition of all the necessary steps, inputs, conditions, and expected results that allow one to thoroughly test a given feature or case. A definitive advantage of having and maintaining test cases is the ability to standardize what is tested and how it is done.
The Scrum Master isn’t a role for everyone. To perform this function well, one needs to be a person with comprehensive skills — both technical and soft ones. Besides being the framework’s watchman, he should be also a trusted leader to his team.
OpenLMIS is an open-source web-enabled electronic logistics management information system that serves over 11,000 health facilities across Africa. Its main role is reducing stock inefficiencies and improving health outcomes in an affordable way.