The Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) with custom modifications to it in accordance with Agile and Lean values helped Seamless Payments to go through a period of organizational growth and prepare for further growth. This article describes the change that was done using a slimmed down version of SAFe that still maintained its core ideas.
Ratpack and Spring Boot offer powerful platforms in the JVM ecosystem for building microservices that garner an unparalleled merger of performance and extensibility. Ratpack microservices and Spring Boot's convention-over-configuration succinctly leverage Spring Data to create data driven RESTful HTTP APIs in a lightweight, cloud native deployment.
Storm is a distributed, fault-tolerant, real-time computation system that was originally developed at BackType and later open sourced by Twitter. Storm Applied is a new book from Manning that aims to provide a practical guide on using Storm, both in a development and in a production setting. InfoQ has spoken with two of the book’s authors, Sean T. Allen and Matthew Jankowski.
In this article, authors discuss ad hoc anonymous & secure survey system called Anonize that can be used in applications like university course evaluations, online product reviews, and whistleblowing.
Mark Levison recently wrote a blog on “Scrum Alone is Not Enough”, which is the first blog of a series to uncover various Agile patterns.
Does design shape technology or does technology shape design? How do these two disciplines work together, and move away from the traditional siloed approach?
This article shows how to prioritize your backlog using an enhanced quality model using Maslow’s hierarchy of human needs. Search for most valuable features using the Need-Feature-Capability matrix 2
Dr. Sallyann Freudenberg makes a case for supporting neurodiveristy in our workplaces. 1
Developing an app that represents your business may seem easier than what it was five years ago but turning the app into a viable business requires more hardship than just development skills.
Ben Evans dives into 2 new Java 9 features that may have a big impact on our lives as developers; HTTP/2 support & the JShell REPL (Read-Eval-Print-Loop) bringing interactive development to Java 4
While the "Agile" industry is busy debasing the meaning of the word, the underlying values are still strong. Dave Thomas suggests to stop using the word agile and switch to agility.
If you are building or designing your next monitoring system, take a look at this short list of habits exhibited by the most successful monitoring systems in the world today.