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As part of InfoQ's articles series on "Patterns of DevOps Culture", we want to know which practices you believe contribute the most towards an environment of collaboration (across the board), sharing (continuous learning) and ownership (of both successes and failures)? In other words, what moves the needle towards DevOps?
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This research question investigates which kanban practices are considered to deliver additional value when used next to agile practices from mainstream agile methods such as Scrum or XP. 2More Details
Adobe’s Flash has come under scrutiny in the past week, with Firefox blocking it in all browsers for a short time, and Facebook’s chief security officer calling for the company to announce the end-of-life date for Flash. 3More Details
Microservices solve all architectural problems - or do they? Which of the many challenges of a microservice architecture worries you most? 5More Details
This research item is the second of two that look at the defect identification and management practices in software development. Almost all software development approaches incorporate processes for tracking, recording, measuring and resolving defects.More Details
This research item is one of two that look at the defect identification and management practices in software development. 2More Details
What native languages do you use if neither the JVM, .NET VM or JS VM is available or wanted? 7More Details
Team mood plays a key role in agile software development, as people are working closely together every day to iteratively deliver a product to their customers and satisfy the needs of their stakeholders. InfoQ would like to hear from you: What you think are the main factors that influence the mood of teams in agile? 3More Details
InfoQ Research wants to determine the technologies mostly used by our community in their IoT projects. 1More Details
InfoQ wants to evaluate the involvement of our community in hobbyist or real-life IoT projects. 2More Details
Big Data technologies have been getting lot of attention over the last few years. There are several trends and innovations happening in this space. InfoQ would like to learn what new trends in Big Data you are currently using or planning on using in the future. 2More Details
Team collaboration is one of the primary focuses of Agile. In agile teams, conflicts arise which are healthy as well unhealthy. 1More Details
Historically, organizations have tended to move to a new version of a language slowly (witness the looming crisis in Visual Basic 6). However Java 8 is arguably the biggest update to the language in many years and we therefore wondered if it might see a more rapid adoption. 2More Details
Since the impact of mobile applications is ubiquitous in the whole it industry, there are numerous ways to create an app. In this community-driven research initiative, we are examining the importance and adoption level of different tools and toolstacks to create a mobile application. 7More Details
Continuous Integration (CI) is a software development practice where members of a team integrate their work frequently - usually each person integrates at least daily - leading to multiple integrations per day. Each integration is verified by an automated build (including test) to detect integration errors as quickly as possible. 4More Details
.NET components not only enhance productivity but also enable developers to build applications with intuitive user interfaces. InfoQ wants to know which third party component is popular and widely used among developers for the development of ASP.NET, AJAX, MVC and Windows based applications. 6More Details
The last 5 years the Hadoop ecosystem has expanded rapidly to satisfy for various production needs. Most recently a number of real-time workloads and tools have been brought to this new generation data processing and management platform.More Details