The CMMI Institute has launched the Data Management Maturity (DMM)SM model. It can be used to improve data management, helping organizations to bridge the gap between business and IT. Using the DMM, organizations can evaluate and improve their data management practices. The model leverages the principles, structure, and proven approach of the Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI).
At the recent Agile Australia conference InfoQ spoke to Liam Brobst and Daniel Prager about taking a frugal innovation approach to healthcare in Australia, the challenges of making change in a heavily regulated environment and how ideas from agile development have been applied in clinical care.
Grady Booch discusses the growth of software engineering as a discipline with Mark Collins-Cope, the pair covers topics ranging from UML and Unified Process to Programming Languages and the future of software innovation.
Shared leadership is a modern and exciting way to lead and manage. The goal of sharing authority within a team of leaders is to maximize the use of all capabilities and ideas in the organization.
This article discusses what stream processing is, how it fits into a big data architecture with Hadoop and a data warehouse (DWH), and what technologies and products you can choose from. 5
The book Management 3.0 Workout by Jurgen Appelo contains games, practices, stories and tools that can be used to improve management in organizations.
GridGain announced In-Memory Accelerator for Hadoop, offering benefits of in-memory computing to Hadoop applications. InfoQ spoke with Nikita Ivanov from GridGain about the product's architecture.
At the Agile Australia conference Michael Stange spoke about patterns of organisational resistance and how to incrementally make change to structures that enable agility
This article examines the attributes needed to make an application delivery controller for SaaS and how these attributes map to the unique requirements of cloud-based application service providers.
Scott Ambler discusses a recent mini-survey designed to find out how TDD is being used in practice. He examines the state of practice and what techniques and tools are being used with TDD.
What do you need to properly administer you database from conception to production? Yaniv Yehuda talks about some of the challenges that developers are often not even aware of.