This article explores how to do a New Year’s Resolution Retrospectives using a futurespective. It describes a team workshop where participants abstract themselves from the legacy of outstanding challenges and fly high dreaming the future, to see itself in a year from now and possibly derive some actions.
Machine learning is about making data-driven decisions or predictions based on existing data. Apache Spark and its machine learning library MLlib offer several algorithms useful for developing scalable machine learning applications. InfoQ spoke with Nick Pentreath, author of the book Machine Learning with Spark, about data science and machine learning topics.
In this third article in the #noprojects series Evan Leybourn explains the importance of focusing on outcomes rather than activities in order to maximize value for the organization.
The new book, "Elasticsearch in Action" by Radu Gheorghe, Lee Hinman and Roy Russo, covers Elasticsearch functionality, scalability, performance and administration.
OCP Oracle Certified Professional Java SE 8 Programmer Study Guide II-Review and Author Conversation
This new comprehensive handbook to Java and the Java OCP certification exam is a clear and complete Java 8 certification preparation, and indeed a great way to generally learn Java 8. 2
Numerous developers are launching apps into the app stores and without excellent marketing, it can be easy for your mobile app to sit unnoticed in a corner. Ritesh shares some tips on app marketing. 1
Erwin van der Koogh gave a talk at the Agile New Zealand conference in which he discussed the Seven Habits of Successful Organizations and how they enable business agility.
All kinds of devices are connected, generating data and reacting to commands from central or distributed authorities. And it seems that the ideas of open source now can be applied to hardware ...
How to convince your client to your ideas? This article presents some effective techniques that will help you propose solutions that you think are better than those suggested by your client. 2
In this article, third installment of Apache Spark series, author discusses Apache Spark Streaming framework for processing real-time streaming data using a log analytics sample application. 1
The idea of self-organizing teams has been called the secret sauce of agile development. This article describes a model of how to systematically develop healthy self-organization.