There are many frameworks available for scaling Agile. In contrast to the concept of scaling Agile, there is a belief of descaling the organization.
Deutsche Telekom is using Ravello Systems' nested virtualization solution in its development and testing cycles and in the configuration management process as well. The Ravello’s appliance helps Deutsche Telekom to spread their solutions globally, following the principles of flexibility and agility pursued by them.
InfoQ spoke to Atlassian product marketing specialist Dave Meyer on new product releases - Atlassian Connect 1.0 and Atlassian Verified.
Having stable teams can be beneficial for agile software development. Several views on establishing and nurturing stable teams, and dealing with team dysfunctions.
VersionOne have announced the next release of their Application Lifecycle Management product, with a focus on providing capabilities that directly support the activities of development teams, while still servicing the need for larger organization-wide consolidation and reporting. VersionOne CEO Robert Holler spoke to InfoQ about the Fall 2012 product release.
Getting the right infrastructure set up is instrumental for the success of Agile software teams. Teams now have the option of deploying a fresh infrastructure using Buildix or using an online workspace provided by Assembla to kick start their project in no time.
VersionOne recently launched V1: Agile Team giving smaller projects a tool to get started with planning and tracking Agile projects. With V1: Agile Team a single team has the capability to their product and sprint backlogs, get interactive "taskboards" and "testboards" for day to day development activities, view progress of activities through various reports and burn graphs, and more.
VersionOne, the maker of Agile Enterprise, one of the leading agile project management tools, has released two significant versions of their platform within the past few months: a free five-user community edition and a new release of their Agile Enterprise/Team platform with Subversion and Fitnesse integration as well as a new dynamic Taskboard view.
Steve Jones has written a blog entry where assesses the main SOA vendors' offerings, including IBM, BEA, Oracle, SAP, Sun, and Microsoft, using a wide range of categories.