An interview with Jan Bosch, professor of software engineering and director of the Software Center at Chalmers University of Technology, about the benefits that companies can get from increasing delivery speed, the next steps that organisations can take after adopting Agile and DevOps, using experiments to innovate, practices for experimentation and how organisations can become more innovative.
InfoQ interviewed Katharine Kirk about how agile or lean can increase politics and how she combines ideas from agile and lean with eastern and tribal philosophy to deal with people issues that arise. InfoQ also asked her to give a different perspective and practical advice for addressing and navigating politics in organizations.
"BDD In Action" is a book that aims to cover the full spectrum of BDD practices from requirements through to the development of production code backed by executable specifications and automated tests.
This article introduces gilt.com's ION-Roller continuous deployment application, which allows the company to operate a resilient cloud-based microservice platform utilising Scala, Docker and AWS. 11
This article explains why Paddy Power adopted continuous delivery (CD), describes the resulting CD capability, and reports the huge benefits and challenges involved.
Lean Product Development takes an end-to-end focus on the flow of work through a system. This article discusses what impedes the flow of work, and how we manage impediments to the flow of work.
The Cynefin model can be used in different ways - this article examines the situation where there is a need to make sense of situation as we have found that there are a large number of issues.
The 2015 State of DevOps survey is out. Survey's co-author Gene Kim explains what are the goals for this edition, how the data is analysed and what have we learned so far from past surveys.
A mix of existing robust hardware development ideas, plus a few newly taken from Agile software are being used now by real teams, even to get around or through the challenge of doing fast iterations.
The book "Agile! The Good, the Hype and the Ugly" provides a review of agile principles, techniques and tools. It explores the agile methods Extreme Programming, Lean Software, Scrum and Crystal. 4
The book Unblock! A Guide to the New Continuous Agile by Andy Singleton provides ideas and practices for doing distributed cloud-based development with continuous delivery.
When developers become Tech Leads they have to find a balance between leading teams and continuing to do technical work. A book of stories on situations, challenges and approaches for leading teams.