Roy Rapoport explains the concept of canary analysis and how Netflix uses it to deploy software to its internal systems.
Mark talks about what it takes to enable high-performing teams, the importance of stable teams, the value of cohesiveness, how the placement of water coolers and layout of lunch tables make a difference to team performance and how to overcome obstacles imposed by distance.
Karl Scotland introduces the Kanban Canvas – a sheet he has designed to be printed on A0 paper and used to collaboratively explore a kanban system. The canvas is built around the heuristics and related questions, with the goal being to co-create a system design by exploring and answering the questions. The Kanban Canvas can be downloaded here
At Agile 2014 Gil Broza spoke about what servant leadership really means, getting past the buzzwords to practical advice for managers and leaders on how to empower teams and individuals. He also previewed his upcoming book on the Agile Mindset.
Jeff Sutherland talks about some of the ideas behind Scrum and discusses his new book which takes Scrum ideas outside of IT into the larger business world. He explains the importance of management setting compelling goals and tapping into what really motivates people.
At Agile 2014 Sally spoke about what it takes to form healthy sustainable high-performing teams, the organizational culture that is needed to nurture self-organization and a new tool for team and organization health checks.
Enyo Kumahor talks about how frugal innovation and adoption of simple, sensible technology solutions are making a difference in Africa. She also discusses the role of women in technology on the continent.
The OSGi enRoute toolchain provides an end-to-end platform for developing and testing OSGi applications, based around the bnd library that is used in most OSGi build chains such as Maven and Gradle. As well performing dependency analysis and resolution, it uses git and Travis to perform automated server side builds. InfoQ caught up with Peter Kriens at QConNY 2014 to find out more.
Trevor Owens sits down with InfoQ to discuss his new book, The Lean Enterprise, as well as the challenges he's faced bringing startup and entrepreneurship culture into large enterprises.
Melissa Perri shares her story of learning Lean Startup at Lean Startup Machine and then taking those learnings and applying them to various types of organizations.
Michael Cheveldave joins InfoQ to discuss Complexity Theory, the Cynefin framework, and how that fits with Lean UX.
Lane Halley sits down with InfoQ to discuss the Balanced Team movement and what can happen when people with cross functional skills self organize.