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13:43

Roy Rapoport on Canary Analysis at Netflix

Posted by Roy Rapoport on  Sep 24, 2014

Roy Rapoport explains the concept of canary analysis and how Netflix uses it to deploy software to its internal systems.

20:01

Mark Levison on the Magic and Science of Teams

Posted by Mark Levison on  Sep 22, 2014 2

Mark talks about what it takes to enable high-performing teams, the importance of stable teams, the value of cohesiveness, how the placement of water coolers and layout of lunch tables make a difference to team performance and how to overcome obstacles imposed by distance.

15:00

Ashley Puls on the How and Why of Java Bytecode Manipulation

Posted by Ashley Puls on  Sep 19, 2014

Ashley Puls explains Java bytecode manipulation: reasons for manipulating bytecode, libraries that help, how NewRelic is using it, and more.

24:57

Karl Scotland introduces the Kanban Canvas

Posted by Karl Scotland on  Sep 12, 2014

Karl Scotland introduces the Kanban Canvas – a sheet he has designed to be printed on A0 paper and used to collaboratively explore a kanban system. The canvas is built around the heuristics and related questions, with the goal being to co-create a system design by exploring and answering the questions. The Kanban Canvas can be downloaded here

14:28

Gil Broza on the Human Side of Agile Management

Posted by Gil Broza on  Sep 11, 2014 1

At Agile 2014 Gil Broza spoke about what servant leadership really means, getting past the buzzwords to practical advice for managers and leaders on how to empower teams and individuals. He also previewed his upcoming book on the Agile Mindset.

06:44

Tim Ward introduces the OSGi Promises specification

Posted by Tim Ward on  Sep 09, 2014

The OSGi Alliance is working on a Promises specification which will provide CompletableFutures that can run all the way back to Java 1.4. Tim explains why this is of benefit and how it compares to Java 8, along with where you can find out more information about the project and how it can be used both inside and outside an OSGi framework.

18:41

Ines Sombra on Data Services at Engine Yard

Posted by Ines Sombra on  Sep 08, 2014

Engine Yard's Ines Sombra discusses state management in the cloud in general, and specific data stores including MySQL, Postgres and some NoSQL alternatives. She also explains why the pets and cattle analogy doesn't work for her, and what need to be done in organisations with respect to trusting people and trusting the infrastructure.

17:04

Jeff Sutherland on Scrum Beyond IT and his New Book

Posted by Jeff Sutherland on  Sep 05, 2014

Jeff Sutherland talks about some of the ideas behind Scrum and discusses his new book which takes Scrum ideas outside of IT into the larger business world. He explains the importance of management setting compelling goals and tapping into what really motivates people.

16:46

Sally Elatta on Creating Sustainable Healthy Teams and Agility Health Check

Posted by Sally Elatta on  Sep 03, 2014

At Agile 2014 Sally spoke about what it takes to form healthy sustainable high-performing teams, the organizational culture that is needed to nurture self-organization and a new tool for team and organization health checks.

13:57

Craig Motlin Talks to InfoQ about the Origins and Benefits of GS Collections

Posted by Craig Motlin on  Sep 01, 2014

Craig Motlin, technical lead of the GS Collections project, talks about where GS Collections came from, how it compares with other collections libraries, and what influence it had on Java 8. He describes the different philosophy of GS Collections as compared to other collections libraries, and what benefits open-sourcing the internal library has had

20:18

Gilad Bracha on How to Make Javascript and the Web a Good Compilation Target

Posted by Gilad Bracha on  Aug 27, 2014

Gilad Bracha explains what Javascript needs to become a good compilation target for a wide variety of languages, live programming, FRP, and much more.

19:44

Ian Robinson on Neo4j's History, Data Structure and Use Cases

Posted by Ian Robinson on  Aug 25, 2014

Ian Robinson talks to Charles Humble about the history of Neo4J, it's data structure, and use cases such as recommendation engines, network impact analysis, route finding and fraud detection.

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