Agendashift is a values-based Kanban approach to organizational transformation, covering delivery, change and leadership. An interview with Mike Burrows on how Kanban and Agendashift can strengthen each other, making changes stick in organizations, the depth of Kanban survey, the value of Kanban practices, end-to-end process views, leadership, and doing sustainable change with Kanban.
The book Real World Kanban by Mattias Skarin provides four case studies where kanban is used to visualize, provide insight and improve product development. InfoQ interviewed Skarin about the essence of kanban and lean, why flexibility in organizations is needed, doing continuous improvement, how visualization can help to understand problems, and advice on how to get started with kanban.
Enterprise security teams are charged with maintaining the “perfect” set of security policies. In their pursuit of the perfect security policy, they are often the department of slow (because the pursuit of perfection takes time). At the same time, “to err is human…”
A new Eclipse Oozie plugin allows to significantly simplify implementation of Oozie processes by allowing to define them graphically. An article introduces plugin and provides an example of its usage. 1
In the book Leading the Transformation executives Gary Gruver and Tommy Mouser share their experiences with applying lean and agile development methodologies in enterprise development teams.
The book Save our Scrum provides advice for teams to implement Scrum. It explores what teams that are having difficulties doing Scrum can do to get out of trouble find better ways to use Scrum.
Vaughn Vernon in his new book Reactive Messaging Patterns with the Actor Model introduces the actor model and describes most of the patterns found in the book Enterprise Integration Patterns. 2
In this article, GC expert Monica Beckwith makes the case for JEP 248, the proposal to make G1 the default garbage collector in OpenJDK 9. 6
Even though mobile apps are nothing special anymore, there is still movement in this area. In this article, Katie Stanfield highlights some of the trends we might encounter in the near future. 8
Telefónica adapted Lean Startup to their processes, culture and organization to make it work. A Q&A with Susana Jurado Apruzzese on innovation and creating digital products.
Authors discuss modularity and projectional editing concepts used to design programming languages, using a Language Workbench (LWB) tool like MPS from Jetbrains.
In this article, author Carlos Bueno discusses the strategies for estimating the server capacity for big data projects and initiatives, with the help of two case studies.