Swiss Railways (Schweizerische Bundesbahnen, SBB) employed Kanban to transform a department from disappointing performance to predictable efficiency through a series of incremental improvements. The evolutionary nature of Kanban gained traction with early quick wins and resulted in better management and greater responsiveness to change. This is a brief report of their two year journey.
In this article, authors talk about the impact of pattern languages on the software design community over the past 20 years. They discuss patterns like Enterprise Integration Patterns, open source ESBs and patterns as a design tool.
InfoQ did an interview with Ignace and Yves Hanoulle about their book "The Leadership Game", leadership styles, pair training and observing and giving feedback.
The MLConf conference was going strong in NYC on April 11th and was a full day packed with talks around Machine Learning and Big Data, featuring speakers from many prominent companies.
Micro Sun describes some of the techniques Tencent use to scale Qzone, a social networking platform in China with over 600 million monthly active users.
This article summarizes the key takeaways and highlights from QCon London 2014 as blogged and tweeted by attendees.
As mobility is transforming our lives, this article gives a step-by-step approach on how enterprises can seamlessly connect their mobile workforce to back-end systems for increased productivity.
InfoQ spoke with Anuj Sahni, Principal Product Manager at Oracle about the time series data, NoSQL databases and best practices for managing this type of data.
In this article, authors discuss Morphosis, a multi-perspective measuring approach for architecture sustainability that includes compliance checking and tracking of architecture-level code metrics.
This article surveys the impact the new OpenJDK Off-Heap JEP will have to empower Java HashMap with new off-heap capabilities, a radical departure from traditional Java priorities. 15
In an interview with Marcus Wendt we learn about Composite C1’s 15 year journey from a fledging commercial project to an open source platform with dozens of partners. 2
Lambda Architecture proposes a simpler, elegant paradigm designed to process large amounts of data. In this article, author discusses Lambda Architecture with the help of a sample Java application. 5