In the book Kanban Change Leadership Klaus Leopold and Sigi Kaltenecker explore how Kanban can be deployed to get change done in organizations and to build a culture of continuous improvement. An interview on doing change in small steps, solving problems, using WIP limits, priorities and classes of service in Kanban, using the Theory of Constraints with Kanban, and getting results with Kanban.
In this article Vijay Algarasan, a Principal Architect at Asurion, discusses how he and his teams have encountered microservices at various engagements and some lessons they have learned as a result. This has resulted in them building up a series of anti-patterns and some associated patterns, which Vijay believes are more widely applicable to all practitioners of microservices
Experienced Scrum Masters explain how they define and measure their own personal success as Scrum Masters, and share their lessons learned about how to achieve success. From dealing with stakeholders, to how to improve coaching skills and how to help the team achieve a sustainable pace, the lessons come from many years of experience and will help you improve your performance as a Scrum Master.
The Art of Scalability, by Martin L. Abbott and Michael T. Fisher, is a book on scaling organisations to adapt to web scale growth of their products and services.
The responsibility of an architect reaches far past design and business concerns. Their design's implementation is ultimately their only measure of success; they should get their hands dirty and help. 17
Eight years in the making, Project Jigsaw is finally coming to Java 9. This article discusses what we need to know and how to prepare for potential code-breaking changes to the JDK. 1
How the Dutch Railways made the transition from large use cases completely written before development to Use Case 2.0 and why this helps them to deliver apps faster and with the right business value. 1
This article presents the EIP Designer project, an Eclipse-based tool for introducing integration patterns into an EA design, filling the gap between EA practices and concrete software development. 2
This article describes the change that was done to support growth at Seamless Payments, based on Agile and Lean values and using a slimmed down version of SAFe that still maintained its core ideas. 4
Storm Applied is a new book from Manning that aims to provide a practical guide on using Storm, both in a development and in a production setting. InfoQ has spoken with two of the book’s authors.
In this article, authors discuss ad hoc anonymous & secure survey system called Anonize that can be used in applications like university course evaluations, online product reviews, and whistleblowing.
In this series of articles, you get practical advice from those who have experience helping companies successfully move to cloud environments.