At the recent Agile 2014 conference Sam Guckenheimer gave the opening keynote on Microsoft Developer Division's transition to a continuous delivery model. After the talk he sat down with InfoQ to discuss what it takes to achieve operational agility and cloud cadence.
Chris Haddad explains in this article what Shadow IT is, what role it plays in the enterprise and why Enterprise IT needs to embrace it, adapt and address Shadow IT requirements, autonomy, and goals.
This article sheds light on how Java 8 lambda expressions and method references are implemented under the hood, and looks at the generated bytecode and performance implications.
This article conveys one agile coach’s journey coming to terms with Scaled Agile Framework. Lyssa Adkins shares her thoughts about SAFe and the Agile Manifesto from the viewpoint of agile coaching. 18
In this article on Graph Databases, author Ian Robinson discusses the problems Graph DBs aim to solve. He also talks about the data, storage, and query models for managing graph data.
The Java Community Process has started cranking on Java EE again, a year after Java EE 7. The goal is to create the next major version of Java Enterprise Edition. Meet Java EE 8 and JSR 366! 1
Aerospike is an open source distributed Key-Value NoSQL database that supports flexible data schemas & ACID transactions. InfoQ spoke with Brian Bulkowski from Aerospike team about NoSQL the database.
Ben Evans considers some aspects of the enterprise architecture of financial systems and compare them to some characteristics of gaming environments that he has observed as a player. 1
The book Kanban in Action provides ideas for applying kanban to visualize work, track progress and limit work in process, metrics for improvement, and games and exercises to learn kanban principles.
Donald Raab, creator of GS Collections, reveals the power of that framework, and how together with Lambda expressions, it sprinkles Java with some of the sparkle of Smalltalk.
Enterprise Application Development can be smartly standardized in order to take advantage of existing code and component based architecture. Mark demonstrates an approach to clarify this EA pattern. 6