At the Agile New Zealand conference Bradley Scott gave a talk on Peopleware 2015 in which he explained the management structures, policies and approaches Xero has used to support its agile transition. He discussed how they worked and presented some ideas on the future of management. After the talk he spoke to InfoQ about his ideas.
This is the last of three articles exploring the culture and practices that makes Menlo Innovations such a joyous workplace. This article examines their approach to user experience and requirements - a set of practices they call High Tech Anthropology®
This second article in a series on peer feedback loops explores the benefits and what is needed to realize peer feedback, an effective means to encourage a culture of continuous improvement.
This is the second of three articles exploring the culture and practices that makes Menlo Innovations such a joyous workplace. This article examines their approach to project management.
Having read Joy,Inc and heard Rich Sheridan talk about the Menlo Innovations way, I wanted to understand if this was real and if so how the ideas could be applied elsewhere so I spent a week there.
Enterprise security teams are charged with maintaining the “perfect” set of security policies. In their pursuit of the perfect security policy, they are often the department of slow. 1
A new Eclipse Oozie plugin allows to significantly simplify implementation of Oozie processes by allowing to define them graphically. An article introduces plugin and provides an example of its usage. 1
Last January, the OutSystems R&D group introduced a new product development team. This article explains how we organized ourselves and presents some of the major lessons we learned along the way.
In a time of rapid business and technological change, chief technology officers (CTOs) and other technology leaders are increasingly looking to new methods to drive their digital technology agendas. 1
This series explores some of the patterns of behavior of healthy organizations through testimonies from their practitioners and through analysis by consultants in the field.
In the book Kanban Change Leadership Klaus Leopold and Sigi Kaltenecker explore how Kanban can be deployed to get change done in organizations and to build a culture of continuous improvement.