Leading and working in distributed knowledge worker teams is reality for most organisations today. To get a perspective on some of the challenges and how to tackle them we spoke to Floyd Marinescu, CEO of C4Media, InfoQ's parent company. InfoQ is a globally distributed organisation with 35 fulltime and 150 part time contributors distributed across the whole world.
Linda Rising was interviewed at QCon London 2014. She speaks about the difference between the Fixed and the Agile mindeset, looks at the links between cognitive neuroscience and agile development. She discusses the value of standing and moving around when working and addresses number of myths about change.
Gabrielle Benefield talks about the use of Outcomes Based Contracts and examines how an outcomes focus reduces risk and improves results in contractual relationships. She talks about leading metrics which can be used to ensure the outcomes are being met. She presents a simple yet powerful model named Mobius which supports constant discovery and feedback
In this interview, Dave Farley approaches Continuous Delivery both from human and technological perspectives. Do flow-based methodologies play better with CD than iteration-based ones? How to do CD on a DevOps unfriendly context? From a technological perspective, learn the importance of artifact repositories and why you should avoid branching as much as possible.
Olav Maassen, Liz Keogh and Chris Matts talk about real options and the story behind "Commitment: A Novel About Managing Product Risk", as well as discussing growing experts and leader archetypes.
When he reaches out to developers, Tom Banks tells them about cool new technologies they can implement. Using these cool new things they can do with IBM technology to try to make them think a little bit outside the box when it comes to enterprise software. So that they can innovate using IBM software and these new spaces created with their WebSphere Application Server Liberty Profile.
Todd Charron talks about some of the outcomes from Lean Startup Machine in Toronto, applying Lean Startup in the Enterprise and how can us improvisation techniques in Agile to reduce our fears.
Chris Clarke from Collabnet talks about the evolution of ALM, how Agile has affected its uptake across all levels of the organisation and some of the important metrics Agile teams should be measuring.
Craig Smith lets us in on the 7 deadly sins of Agile Test Automation and how we can take Agile out of the IT department.
Many of today's most prominent app developers rely upon GitHub, a popular website that facilitates online collaboration between members of all areas of the software engineering community. Learn about the nuts and bolts of GitHub; like Repositories, Contributions, projects and streaks from Zach Holman in this InfoQ interview recorded live at QCon San Francisco 2013.
Esther Derby shares her thoughts on language, communication and change and their importance in organisations, the definition of metaphor and designing your environment for Agile success.
Lyssa Adkins and Michael Spayd discuss their Agile Coaching Competency Framework and the skills required to coach at the enterprise level.