Experiences of large group in tier-one financial services firm adopting Large-Scale Scrum (LeSS). “Scrum-But” and agile techniques had been applied mainly in development, but there had been no significant change in existing power or group structures, or in interaction with business - which was still “contract negotiation” rather than “customer collaboration”. Here meaningful change is described
API designers have several documentation formats to choose from. RAML, a recently open-sourced API documentation format adopts a contract-first approach which has become the favoured model for API design. The RAML language also includes constructs that help reduce duplication inherent in other formats. This article steps through a simple API design to illustrate some of RAML's DRY features.
Robert Pankowecki is writing Developers Oriented Project Management, a book which aims to help professionals to improve project management practices and move towards more flat organizations.
Micro Sun describes some of the techniques Tencent use to scale Qzone, a social networking platform in China with over 600 million monthly active users.
The book of F#, authored by Dave Fancher examines the concepts associated with F# with the help of comprehensive explanation and relevant source codes. 1
Lean has proved to be instrumental in moving beyond Agile with a practice of continuous improvement distincting between bugs and problems that directly effects on team performance and engagement. 1
This article summarizes the key takeaways and highlights from QCon London 2014 as blogged and tweeted by attendees.
This article will discuss how you can bootstrap your teams with the eXtreme Programming methodology. You will also learn the advantages and disadvantages of this methodology. 2
As mobility is transforming our lives, this article gives a step-by-step approach on how enterprises can seamlessly connect their mobile workforce to back-end systems for increased productivity.
The people’s Scrum is a collection of essays on agile ideas and practices. InfoQ interviewed Tobias Mayer about people, teams and self organization with Scrum and about AgileLib.net.
Andrew Phillips and Jenkins creator Kohsuke Kawaguchi review state-of-the-art plugins and solutions in the Jenkins ecosystem for achieving efficient, reproducible and secure delivery pipelines.