Software projects are the ultimate game. Learn how to master them

How to master software projects

Gigaom

Managing software development can seem like a real-life video game, complete with fireballs, mages and warlocks. But just like an old-school Konami code, savvy organizations have learned a few cheat codes of their own that can help keep software projects on track.

Recover from all of those drive-by feature requests
Battling a barrage of out-of-scope feature requests can leave you frustrated and depleted. The key to recovering your health is visibility. Knowing the real impact — in terms of developer resources and project timelines — of a new request is the data you need to drive the right conversation.

Power up with more efficient ways to prioritize
In the world of agile, the success of a software development project rests largely on how well you stay focused on the top priorities — and staying focused depends on your workflow. An automated yet flexible development workflow gives you the power up…

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