There are essentially two factors that determine whether your offshoring adventure is successful or not – people and process. This article is the first article in a series on managing remote teams, sharing experiences in developing a process for remote collaboration. As people sit apart in (several) remote locations, extra attention must be paid to articulating how people work together.
Overall the book is a quick read that provides some useful insights and potential starting points for enterprise practitioners and technical managers in medium to large enterprises where development and operations are still very defensive towards each other (often driven by conflicting goals) and where a blame culture reigns.
In this IEEE article, authors provide an overview of current technologies for crowdsourcing in software development. They talk about the current practice and trends in collaborative platforms.
We all want to have confidence in the software we create. We know that testing plays an important role. But, how do we go about leading a culture of effective testing? 3
A story about implementing Lean Software Development in a software vendor house with seven major changes that have helped the R&D department to remove waste from their software development process. 4
How multi User Performance testing using modern data visualisation techniques gaines early insight into location specific performance and application areas that may have "sleeping" performance issues.
In this important and thorough treatise “Integration Testing from the Trenches” Nicolas Frankel starts from basics and develops integration testing with a casual formalism that's intuitive and fun.
This InfoQ article series focuses on automation tools and ideas for maintaining dynamic pools of compute resources.
When and how to apply architecture depends on the context. This article shows how you can give proper attention to architecture in an agile setting. Adaptability and conversation are the essentials. 4
An interview with Tim Ottinger and Ruud Wijnands about the way that organizations adopt agile, services provided by the industry, and the importance of technical practices and craftsmanship in agile.
Michał Bartyzel challenges the need to master a *Driven* approach to be Software Professional. These might be: DDD, TDD, BDD, MDD or other frameworks which can be responsible for cognitive biases. 7