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Scaling AncestryDNA using Hadoop and HBase

Posted by Bill Yetman,  Jeremy Pollack  on  Dec 05, 2013 1

Bill Yetman and Jeremy Pollack discuss using several Agile techniques -start simple, get going, iterate- and the “measure everything” principle to create the architecture behind the Family History website.

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Agile Metrics and the Deadly Sins of Agile Measurement

Posted by Steve Lawrence  on  Nov 11, 2013

Steve Lawrence showcases several agile metrics supporting an organization’s objectives, but also addresses some of the bad metrics and the 7 sins of Agile measurements.

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Feedback-based Evolutionary Design

Posted by Graham Brooks  on  Jul 18, 2013

Graham Brooks explores internal measurements used in a continuous delivery feedback mechanism in order to improve a system's design.

Keynote: Predictability and Measurement with Kanban

Posted by David Anderson  on  Dec 29, 2011 2

David J. Anderson explains how to use predictability, measurement and change management to balance the factors of observed capability, staffing, and delivery targets to achieve predictable outcomes.

Embracing Concurrency At Scale

Posted by Justin Sheehy  on  Jun 23, 2010

Justin Sheehy explains why a paradigm shift is necessary when dealing with large concurrent distributed systems and what are some of their requirements: no global state is shared, ACID no longer works but rather BASE and CAP, getting rid of RPC and using protocols over APIs instead, prepare for failure, degradation, understanding the harvest-yield balance, and using measurement.

Next Generation of Business-Driven SOA: The Convergence of Performance-Driven Business and Service-Orientation

Posted by John DesJardins  on  May 29, 2010

John DesJardins believes that a new generation of SOA is about to emerge, one based on business performance achieved through continuous process improvements driven by business metrics and IT collaboration. Organizations will measure their businesses alignment with IT in order to asses the impact of services, the impact of changes or new initiatives, up-time, response time, etc.

Agile Project Metrics

Posted by Dave Nicolette  on  Oct 30, 2009 4

Project managers new to agile methods often have questions about how to track progress on agile projects. Some of the traditional measures don’t line up very naturally with agile thinking and agile practices. The presentation shows how to project realistic completion dates based on empirical observations based on Velocity for iterative methods and on Cumulative Flow for non-iterative methods.

Metrics in an Agile World

Posted by Rob Myers and James Shore  on  Oct 18, 2009 2

James Shore and Rob Myers help you examine the role of metrics on Agile teams. We take a broad survey of metrics being used on Agile projects, both traditional and innovative, and look at the value and dangers to the success of the team. We look at how the simple act of measuring, itself, can be harmful, and when it is well-justified.

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