Working remote can give you freedom and independence as you can work when and where you want. But working alone and being distant from people that you work with can result in loneliness and can make you feel disconnected. InfoQ interviewed Pilar Orti about the advantages and disadvantages of remote working, staying connected while working remote and creating trust.
Rags Srinivas caught up with Matt Stine at the O'Reilly Architecture conference in Boston, MA. Matt talks about Cloud Native Architectures and some of the cultural and technological challenges. He talks about some of the NetFlix services and how Spring is wrapping it up to be able to architect and develop microservices on the platform. He also talks about SOA and what it probably missed out.
Working as Technical Lead is very exciting, every day you have new challenges, new problems to solve and a lot of satisfactions. This article presents some tips in order to improve and empower your teams. There are several techniques to ensure the quality of the products we are working on, but the most important and powerful at the same time is without any doubt the feedback loops.
This article explains why Paddy Power adopted continuous delivery (CD), describes the resulting CD capability, and reports the huge benefits and challenges involved.
Why companies need to do a better job of prioritizing features. When everything is high priority, nothing is high priority, and we fall into a miasma of finger pointing and misplaced expectations.
Unix pioneer Ken Thompson once said, “one of my most productive days was throwing away 1000 lines of code.” In this article Cas Saternos highlights practices now possible for writing concise Java code 12
Core HRM responsibilities normally apply solely to standard company employees. Total talent management aim to do HRM for the total workforce, including temporary workers, contractors and consultants.
Following the webinar Exploring the Uncharted Territory of Microservices organized by XebiaLabs, Randy Shoup and Andrew Phillips answered a number of questions on microservices asked by participants.
The book The Software Craftsman contains stories, examples and practical advice for software developers and other project professionals to achieve technical excellence and customer satisfaction. 1
Tommy Norman’s Scrum Fundamentals and Advanced Live Lessons training videos help beginners to understand the basic agile and Scrum concepts. The video sessions use animations to explain the concepts.
This article explores Java 8's new CompletableFuture class, its value in programming systems that depend on asynchronous interactions, and how it complements fork/join-style parallelism. 2
Telling stories can inspire people to make change happen in organizations. By co-writing the company’s future story you can embrace current strengths to explore future opportunities.