What happens when a director of a consulting company decides to drastically change the culture? At the Agile Tour Brussels conference Jan de Baere presented the why and how of a company that adopted agile, the journey that they went through, and how it came to a sudden end. InfoQ interviewed him about the agile change approach, culture and trust, and the lessons learned from an agile journey.
Some 80% of all improvement and change programmes fail: they did not achieve the expected results, the investment in the change programme was greater than the value achieved, “improvements” were seen as mostly bureaucratic, or changes were abandoned soon after the implementation. Intelligent Evolution ensures long-term business success rather than short-term satisfaction of a standard or theory.
We demonstrate how to build a RESTful API on top of CQRS systems. The result joins HTTP semantics and REST style with distributed computing concerns such as eventual consistency and concurrency. 4
This article discusses the phenomena of Business Architecture considering both its subject and discipline.
This article will take you through creating a simple RESTful web service with Spring Boot and Aerospike, a distributed and replicated in-memory NoSQL database.
Bureaucracy often plagues large product development efforts. Just like technical debt slows down development, process debt slows down your business. Eliminate process debt to get to market faster. 9
How to use The Agile Fluency model: a way of thinking about and planning investments to create the conditions of Agile that best fit your development effort, business need, and customer value.
One of the biggest challenges in modern business is how you integrate subsidiaries and present a single global view so that customers and partners find it simpler to integrate with your organisation.
Interview with Tiago Garcez about why agile is better suited to the challenges that companies are facing, the value that agile can deliver, and how you can start an agile transition.
Great projects rely on commitment from individual team members, teams and projects: Agile teams committing based on business needs and their capabilities, and delivering against those commitments.
The growth of mobile devices, advances in technology and the rise of social media are impacting the way customers interact with organisations. Automated BPM can help organisations respond.