Most organizations avoid using Agile for IT projects that do not involve software delivery (e.g. roadmap planning and architecture development). These projects deliver high value, but are often the most risky of all projects - and high risk demands Agile delivery. This paper discusses how Agile can be successfully adopted to deliver these projects by going back to the basics of Agile philosophy.
This series focuses on several African projects that are leveraging existing mobile technology to have a significant impact on people's lives, from education to banking, from health to conflict outburst handling, and more. Articles in this series not only cover the available technological ground of those projects but also try and explain their impact on African society.
This article summarizes the key takeaways and highlights from QCon New York 2015 as blogged and tweeted by QCon's attendees. Over the course of the next 4 months, InfoQ will be publishing most of the conference sessions online, including video interviews that were recorded by the InfoQ editorial team.
This article contains an extensive interview on the microservices adoption process, the benefits and difficulties of implementing microservices, with representatives from Gilt, Hailo and nearForm. 5
SMS Uprising is a collection of essays that provides practical examples of how mobile technology is providing new ways for activists in Africa to organise and strive for social change.
An interview with Google's William Vambenepe, who's lead product manager for Big Data services, to ask him about the shift from products to services when working with Big Data.
This article series offers readers tactical approaches to building software that your customers love.
Enterprises have continued to accelerate their adoption of cloud infrastructure. As this shift continues, it's important to understand what this means to applications that run in cloud environments.
The book "the nature of software development" intents to help people to organize their thoughts about value and find ways to deliver value in software development.
In this article, author discusses Architectural Refactoring (AR) techniques to improve the quality attributes without changing the system's scope and functionality.
The list of industries being disrupted by digital technologies is growing. To embrace this new digital world, companies need to change their practices and the way they use technology.
At OutSystems we stopped trying to document the UI and started doing user story driven documentation. In this article I'll tell you why we changed, and the mistakes we made along the way.