Ahmed Abdalla

Ahmed Abdalla

Ahmed Abdalla is an accomplished IT Professional with over 17 years of experience implementing numerous technologies to meet evolving, complex business demands. He possesses extensive technical knowledge of object oriented analysis and design, relational data modeling, development methodologies, and the software development life cycle (SDLC). Ahmed joined Intellinet in 2012 and is responsible for providing application strategy oversight to clients and leading a team focused on mobile, cloud, data, and application solutions.

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Don't Trip at the Finish Line: 3 Key Ways to Avoid Software Release Failures

You’ve been working on developing a business critical software product.  You’ve invested time, money, and resources and spent months planning, building, and testing.  You are finally ready to release to market and start generating revenue for your business when you fall...
Don't Trip at the Finish Line: 3 Key Ways to Avoid Software Release Failures
Topics: DevOps, Application Development, Software Testing

Testing?  We Don't Need No Stinkin' Software Testing!

All of the IT and software development leaders I speak with want to and expect to deliver high quality applications however, very few of them successfully integrate testing into the development process.  In most cases, testing is an after-thought or is viewed as not as important when...
Testing?  We Don't Need No Stinkin' Software Testing!
Topics: DevOps, Application Development, Software Testing, Application Development, Software Testing

Shadow IT: Savior or Enemy of APM?

Shadow IT is generally defined as people outside of IT doing IT tasks or making IT-related investments. This is often seen thorough the development of an application in a tool such as Excel or Access, the creation of new functionality in existing tools, or the purchase of entirely new...
Shadow IT: Savior or Enemy of APM?
Topics: DevOps, Application Development, Software Testing, Application Development, Software Testing, Application Portfolio Management, Shadow IT

The Financial Burden of Application Development

Every application that is built is a capital expenditure and most organizations budget 10% to 15% of the project budget for at least three years after the application launches to fund continuous maintenance, support, and operations of the new application.   Most firms will...
The Financial Burden of Application Development
Topics: DevOps, Application Development, Software Testing, Application Development, Software Testing, Application Portfolio Management, Shadow IT, Application Development, Application Portfolio Management

Agile Vs. Waterfall: Determining Which Methodology is Right For You

I meet with a lot of organizations who use Waterfall as their standard development methodology and are looking to adopt Agile instead.  During these meetings I always bring up several questions -  What are the result you are trying to achieve?  What problems are you...
Agile Vs. Waterfall: Determining Which Methodology is Right For You
Topics: DevOps, Application Development, Software Testing, Application Development, Software Testing, Application Portfolio Management, Shadow IT, Application Development, Application Portfolio Management, Application Development, Application Portfolio Management

Application Portfolio Management: Overhauling Your Portfolio with TIME

An essential part of the software lifecycle is periodically evaluating and overhauling the portfolio of applications in your organization.  We advocate using Gartner's TIME model to measure and map the business value of applications. TIME represents a 2x2 quadrant and is an...
Application Portfolio Management: Overhauling Your Portfolio with TIME
Topics: DevOps, Application Development, Software Testing, Application Development, Software Testing, Application Portfolio Management, Shadow IT, Application Development, Application Portfolio Management, Application Development, Application Portfolio Management, Application Portfolio Management