This article is about understanding Git – both its benefits and limits – and deciding if it’s right for your enterprise. It is intended to highlight some of the key advantages and disadvantages typically experienced by enterprises and presents the key questions to be contemplated by your enterprise in determining whether Git is right for you and what you need to consider in moving to Git.
Experienced Scrum Masters explain how they define and measure their own personal success as Scrum Masters, and share their lessons learned about how to achieve success. From dealing with stakeholders, to how to improve coaching skills and how to help the team achieve a sustainable pace, the lessons come from many years of experience and will help you improve your performance as a Scrum Master.
The Art of Scalability is a book on scaling organisations to adapt to web scale growth of their products and services. As well as having technical and architectural implications, scale needs to be dealt with on the organizational level. The goal is to show the reader how to organize technology, people and processes to result in a virtuous circle, a path of continuous improvement to scalability.
Tathagat Varma, shares his experience of working as an individual contributor at a deeper leadership level. This post explains how to lead without authority. 2
Refactoring for Software Design Smells by Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam, and Tushar Sharma presents a catalogue of typical software design smells and how they can be remedied.
What is an Agile Coach? What skills does a coach require? How do organizations support them? How does a coach make teams successful? We’ll apply our experience to answering these questions. 6
The Design and Implementation of the FreeBSD Operating System is a long awaited update to a successful and authorative guide to the FreeBSD kernel that covers all major new features up to FreeBSD 11.
Are you relying on the results of technical debt quantification tools? This article discusses why the technical debt quantification by such tools is inaccurate and incomplete; use them with care. 1
The book the coaching booster by Shirly Ronen-Harel and Jens R. Woinowski explores different coaching methods and practices and describes a framework for coaches to help people to reach their goals.
Jennifer Sertl and Koby Huberman wrote a book taking a different approach to leadership. Their focus is on providing the tools to nurture agility through resilience, responsiveness and reflection.
Elixir in action aims to introduce readers to Elixir and the Erlang virtual machine while also discussing concurrent programming topics, fault-tolerance, and topics related to high-availability.
The Scaled Professional Scrum framework of Scrum.org provides guidance to organizations engaging in efforts to scale their product development done through Scrum.