When developers become Tech Leads they have to find a balance between leading teams and continuing to do technical work. The book Talking with Tech Leads contains stories from Tech Leads on situations, challenges and approaches for leading teams. It explores the role and activities of technical leaders, and provides suggestions how to deal with responsibilities that come with technical leadership.
In the book reinventing organizations Frederic Laloux researched 12 organizations who use fundamentally new ways to manage work and their employees. InfoQ interviewed Frederic about how evolutionary-teal organizations manage themselves, practices for start-ups, self-organizing organizations, renewing approaches for managing performance of employees and results from evolutionary-teal organizations.
The book Retrospectives for Organizational Change: An Agile Approach by Jutta Eckstein explores how agile retrospectives can be applied to initiate and implement organizational change. It describes the concepts for using retrospectives to develop a shared future and shares experiences of applying retrospectives to support change in organizations.
The book Soft Skills covers topics for professional software developers, it aims to help developers to become a better programmer, a more valuable employee, and a happier and healthier person.
Hello App Inventor is an android application development-programming book authored by Paula Beer and Carl Simmons. This article is a book review and Q&A with the authors about the book.
The book More Agile Testing cover developments in agile testing from the last five years: challenges, test practices, and examples of and experiences with testing from teams all around the world. 2
The book fifty quick ideas to improve your user stories aims to help people to write better user stories and support teams in iteratively delivering products that satisfy their customers' needs.
In his new book Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time, Jeff Sutherland explains how the Scrum framework can be used as a general business practice to accelerate work of all kinds.
The book Improving Software Development Productivity contains practices, models and case studies which help you to quantitatively support adoption of agile software development.
Common System and Software Testing Pitfalls provides 92 pitfalls that make testing less efficient and effective. It aims to help you to avoid falling into pitfalls or dealing with the consequences.
"Analytics Across the Enterprise" book is a collection of experiences by analytics practitioners in IBM. InfoQ spoke with authors about lessons learned and IBM technologies in the Big Data area.
In the book Kanban from the Inside Mike Burrows describes the Kanban Method, explores various models that can be using with Kanban and provides a process for implementing Kanban in organizations.