Samuel Crescencio and Juan Banda discuss the state of Agile adoption in South America, the conferences and community events which are happening there and the formation of the Agile Alliance Brazil.
This is the first in a series of brief discussions with Dan Mezick in which he talks about topics from his book The Culture Game. In this one he explains the importance of designing meetings as good games and facilitating them to achieve the best outcomes
Stuart Turner previews the Agile Singapore conference held in November. He talks about some of the keynote speakers and the growth of the agile community in Singapore. InfoQ recorded the conference sessions and they will be available on the site in 2014.
Kent McDonald discusses Agile 2013 from the conference chair perspective, some of the decisions, approaches and new experiments undertaken and thoughts on the future direction of the conference.
Eva Andreasson explains the various Hadoop technologies and how they interact, real-time queries with Impala, the Hadoop ecosystem including Hue, Oozie, YARN, and much more.
Victor Grazi talks to InfoQ about his popular tutorial application Java Concurrent Animated, and other things on his mind including Java, the financial industry, software development lifecycle, and being a Java Champion.
Michelle Andreassen talks about gamification, the PBL and avatars and shares some examples and strategies of how gamification can be used in the enterprise.
Frank Greco explains the reasons behind the WebSocket standard, the current implementations, how WebSocket relates to AJAX and Comet for event driven applications, and much more.
Craig Smith. Renee Troughton and Tony Ponton talk about their agile journeys, coaching in different organisational contexts, visual management and the journey of The Agile Revolution podcast.
Sadek Drobi explains the benefits of functional programming for the web. Also: improving CMS by separating content from representation and how prismic.io implements ideas from functional DBs and Git.
Lachlan Heasman and Bernd Schiffer talk about Agile Coaching and how to define it and the skills required as well as their experiences along the way including Scrum PLoP, 42 things and Agile meetups.
Dave Farley discusses the reasons for Continuous Delivery and Continuous Deployment, the advantages and challenges they pose, and much more.