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2012 - Boom Times Are Back

by Christopher Goldsbury on  Dec 27, 2011 4

With 2012 technology salaries on the rise now may be the time for you to start your job search. This article covers the emerging trends in IT employment in 2012 and how it will impact you as an IT and software professional.

Amplifying Your Effectiveness (AYE) Conference 2011

by Todd Charron on  Dec 05, 2011 1

The Amplifying Your Effectiveness (or AYE) Conference took place this year in Cary, North Carolina...

IBM Chief Scientist for Software Engineering to launch TV Series on Computing

by Michael Stal on  Dec 01, 2011 2

Grady Booch, IBM Chief Scientist for software engineering and well-known software design and architecture expert, is going to create a TV series on computing. He and his wife Jan Booch are planning to produce 11 episodes with the objective to educate “audiences of all ages in the story of the technology that has changed humanity.”

Should Agile Coaches Have a Code of Ethics?

by Todd Charron on  Nov 14, 2011 7

Recently on the Agile Leaders mailing list Dan Mezick initiated a discussion on the need for Agile Coaching Ethics.

Does Anybody Listen? - Podcasts related to Architecture Topics

by Michael Stal on  Sep 03, 2011 5

Keeping up to date on software architecture is difficult, because only a few information sources cover this important area explicitly. Of course, Online Services like InfoQ offer a lot of information on software architecture and design. But what about learning in your spare time,for instance when you are commuting or during your running exercise? Can audio podcasts provide an appropriate solution?

W3C Launches Community and Business Groups

by Abel Avram on  Aug 16, 2011

W3C has opened up their infrastructure and expertise to the world to create Community and Business Groups useful to develop specifications and tests or simply hold discussions around web technologies. W3C Community Groups are open and do not require any fee, and all proceedings are public, while Business Groups do require a fee. Interview with Ian Jacobs, Head of W3C Marketing and Communications.

Eclipse Community Survey 2011

by Alex Blewitt on  Jun 10, 2011 1

The Eclipse Foundation has announced the results of its yearly community survey, which looks at various aspects of development in and around the Eclipse ecosystem. However, it also reflects the changing developer biases around the globe as well, such as the increasing use of DVCS and of mobile development platform preferences.

The Buzz Around the Lean Software & Systems Conference 2011 (LSSC11)

by Todd Charron on  Jun 09, 2011

The Lean Software and Systems Consortium conference 2011 was held May 3-6 in Long Beach, California. This year, there seemed to be a strong focus on visualization, leadership, and real world solutions.

Upcoming Conference CompArch 2011 in Boulder, Colorado

by Michael Stal on  Jun 03, 2011

The CompArch Conference is a federated conference that brings together researchers and practitioners interested in Component-Based Software Development and Software Architecture. This year the event is held at the University of Colorado in the United States from June 20th to June 24th. As general chairs Ivica Cnrkovic and Judith Stafford were appointed.

JRuby Roundup: JRuby on EY AppCloud, JRuby-Lint, JRuby Delegates

by Werner Schuster on  May 30, 2011

JRuby is now available on EngineYard's AppCloud Beta program, set up to run with the Trinidad server. Nick Sieger has released jruby-lint, a static analysis tool that checks Ruby code bases for patterns that are either discouraged or perform badly on JRuby vs. MRI. Also: JRuby 1.6.2 is out.

Agile 2011 Program Announced

by Shane Hastie on  May 28, 2011

The program and structure for Agile 2011 has been announced. The conference runs in Salt Lake City on 8-12 August. There are over 200 sessions across 17 stages, in addition to the keynotes and special events. For the first time there is an Executive Forum running in parallel with the conference, aimed at senior executives helping organizations adopt and scale Agile methodologies.

Upcoming Agile Conferences

by David Bulkin on  May 17, 2011 9

Many major agile conferences this time of the year give you an opportunity to find one that fits your needs.

Agile 2011 Keynote Speakers Anounced

by Shane Hastie on  May 13, 2011

The Agile 2011 organizers have announced the keynote speakers for the conference being held in August at Salt Lake City. Dr. Barbara Fredrickson, Kevin Henney and Linda Rising will deliver keynote talks with three distinctly different focuses.

More Reflections on 10 Years Since the Agile Manifesto

by Shane Hastie on  Apr 09, 2011 2

In February it was 10 years since the signing of the Agile Manifesto in 2001. InfoQ is running a series of articles commemorating the decade of agility. In this item we report on what a number of commentators and agile luminaries have written recently on the current and future state of Agility.

What is a Cloud?

by Boris Lublinsky on  Apr 05, 2011 3

A new discussion on focus.com “Is Facebook a cloud?” uncovers that there still is no agreement between practitioners on what a cloud really is.

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