The book Scenario-Focused Engineering describes a customer-centric lean and agile approach for developing and delivering software-based products. It provides ideas to understand customer needs based upon end-to-end experiences and for designing products in a customer-focused way using a fast feedback cycle.
When building a web application there are a lot of choices for the database. In this article, author discusses why Neo4j Graph database is a good choice as a data store for your web application if your data model contains lot of connected data and relationships.
The book More Fearless Change: Strategies for Making Your Ideas Happen by Mary Lynn Manns and Linda Rising provides patterns that can be used to drive change in organizations in a sustainable way. It contains updated descriptions of the 48 patterns from the book Fearless Change and provides 15 new patterns.
This mobile explosion in Africa is creating a very large, low-cost distributed sensor network that has the potential to completely transform global health care.
In this article, Carlos Bueno describes a method for analyzing constraints on the shape and flow of data in systems. He also discusses details of two use cases, movie streaming and face recognition.
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. 9
In little over a decade, Africa has become the second most mobile connected continent, where about 15% of the billion inhabitants owns a cell phone, opening the way to many innovative applications. 2
A conversation with Matt Stine about Cloud Native Architectures, Microservices and SOA, and how it's both a cultural and technological change within enterprises.
Following the webinar Exploring the Uncharted Territory of Microservices organized by XebiaLabs, Randy Shoup and Andrew Phillips answered a number of questions on microservices asked by participants.
In this article, author Eltjo R. Poort discusses an architecture approach called Risk and Cost Driven Architecture that helps architects become more effective in an agile world. 1
Spark SQL, part of Apache Spark, is used for structured data processing by running SQL queries on Spark data. Srini Penchikala discusses Spark SQL module & how it simplifies data analytics using SQL. 1
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.