Docker Inc have announced the release of Docker 1.8, which brings with it some new and updated tools in addition to new engine features. Docker Toolbox provides a packaged system aiming to be, ‘the fastest way to get up and running with a Docker development environment’. The most significant change to Docker Engine is Docker Content Trust, which provides image signing and verification.
Professional services firm, which employs hundreds of thousands of workers in cities around the globe, has been quietly preparing for the “massive revolution” of getting rid of annual performance reviews and rankings, in its internal operations.
Go 1.5 has a complete tool chain written in Go, a quicker garbage collector and runs a goroutine on each available CPU.
Web UI Framework Bootstrap has announced version 4 and released an alpha version. This is a major update that accepts more modern web techniques and drops support for old browsers.
An investigation was done to find out which skills are desired by employers for project management positions and what it takes to be successful as a project manager. An interview about skills for managing projects, likability of bosses and leadership skills, why people feel miserable at work and what can be done to prevent it and the need for project managers when organizations migrate to agile.
At the recent Agile 2015 conference the Agile Alliance hosted the fifth annual industry analyst panel briefing in which a group of commentators answered questions on the theme of agile trends and future directions.
This post covers scrum myths described by Ilan Goldstein, Certified Scrum Trainer.
Project Calico have released Calico v1.0, a virtualised layer 3 networking solution for VM and container workloads, which enables flexible, scalable and secure IP-based communication without the need for an overlay network. The release includes integration with the OpenStack 'Neutron' networking stack, and ‘proof of concept level’ integrations with Docker, Kubernetes and other related technology.
James Tamm, author of the book Radical Collaboration, gave the closing keynote at the recent Agile 2015 conference. His talk was titled “Want Better Collaboration – don’t be so defensive" and provided advice on how to be more collaborative by understanding the factors which cause our own defensiveness.
QCon London 2016 will take place at the The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre on March 7-11, 2016 next year, and registration is now open.
Microsoft has announced the presence of a critical flaw that exists in all versions of Internet Explorer, allowing for remote code execution. This flaw applies to all current Windows systems and should be patched as soon as possible.
Google has unveiled that when it comes to Android, M stands for Marshmallow. They have also introduced Android 6.0 SDK which comes prepackaged with Android Studio or as a separate download that can be used with a different IDE.
At the recent Agile 2015 conference two organisations had video booths set up to record interviews with conference attendees, organizers and speakers. These videos are now published and available.