Northwest Cadence

Northwest Cadence

4.5 stars (Rated by 27 customers)

Bellevue, Washington, USA | View Map & Address

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Phone: +1 (425) 455-1155
Fax: +1 (866) 619-7840

Northwest Cadence consults, coaches, and trains organizations to perfect their software development lifecycle. We orchestrate the cadence between technology and teamwork to ensure organizations manage, measure, and improve their Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) processes to get great results such as:

- Improved Visibility into Project Status
- Reduced Cycle Times
- Reduced Costs
- Continuous Delivery Value
- Increased Productivity

Daily practices are the glue that holds your process and your team together. Done right, they become habits – muscle memory – and the entire team works more effectively almost without noticing that they’re doing it. The right practices empower your team, foster communication, and reduce conflict and friction throughout the development lifecycle.

Key practices include:
- Code Management Practices and Tools
• Source Control
• Branch Management
• Build Automation
• Unit and Integration Testing
• Code Analytics
• Architecture Validation

- Testing and Quality
• Test Planning
• Test Cade Management
• Acceptance Test-Driven Development
• Manual and Exploratory Testing
• Rich Bug Reporting

- Product, Project, and Portfolio Management
• Requirements Tracking
• End-to-End Traceability
• Project Timeline and Resource Alignment
• Agile Backlog and Iteration Planning
• Metrics, Reporting, and KPI’s

- Deployment and Operations
• Configuration Management
• Advances Build and Deploy
• Performance and Load Testing
• Production Diagnostics
• End-User Feedback Management

Northwest Cadence process consultants are different. We don’t chase fads or subject you to meaningless certifications. We know one size doesn’t fit all. We don’t just explain how to follow good development practices, we help you understand why they work so you can make them work for you.

Software Development Process Areas of Expertise Include:
- Agile
- Scrum
- Lean
- Kanban

The right tools foster collaboration and communication without creating overhead or getting in the team’s way. Northwest Cadence can help you pick the right tools, install and configure them, maintain them, and pair them with the right practices to deliver rapid productivity gains.

Microsoft ALM Tools Include:
- Visual Studio
- Team Foundation Server (TFS)
- Test Professional

Other ALM Tools Include:
- Other Microsoft Family Products
- Third Party Plug-ins
- Open Source Projects

Recent Reviews

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  • Overall Rating 5 stars

Prog Mngr

Reviewed by:m-throw Reviewed on:8/28/2014

  • 4.5
  • Overall Rating 4.5 stars

ALM Consulting and Education

Reviewed by:Mattairplane Reviewed on:7/2/2014

  • 4.5
  • Overall Rating 4.5 stars

Git Training

Reviewed by:TYLERMI Reviewed on:6/16/2014

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Competencies & Certifications

Microsoft Partner
Gold Application Lifecycle Management