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  • The Hidden Face of Agile

    by Mukund Srinivasan on  Jun 23, 2009 4

    There are intangibles that result from adopting Agile development techniques. The hidden side of the transformation, so to speak – the changes in perceived values of interpersonal relationships, the enhanced necessity for trust, the soon-obvious need for enhancing cross-site communication inefficiencies are examined in this article.

  • Case study: Eclipse Rich Ajax Platform Use at CAS Software AG

    by Craig Wickesser on  Feb 01, 2009 3

    Eclipse RAP (Rich Ajax Platform) in the real world is covered in this case study which looks at how CAS Software AG used RAP on a recent new product offering. Eclipse Equinox is also used by CAS and covered in the case study.

  • Case study: Distributed Scrum Project for Dutch Railways

    by Marco Mulder and Martin van Vliet on  Aug 12, 2008 11

    How we customise Scrum to our local context plays a large role in the success or failure of a project. This article describes a successful, large, distributed Scrum project, which had already been scrapped once under a traditional approach. The authors share lessons learned on: project startup, product ownership, testing and the importance of estimates and effective communication.

Improvement, Success and Failure: Scrum Adoption in China

Posted by Jacky (Jian) Li , translated by Jacky (Jian) Li   on  Apr 16, 2008

This study by InfoQ China looked at 5 cases of Scrum adoption, and asked: Why Scrum? How did you adopt it? What problems, successes or failures did you encounter? One finding: improvement success! 1

Book Excerpt and Review: Release It!

Posted by Ryan Slobojan on  Dec 20, 2007

'Release It!: Design and Deploy Production-Ready Software' by Michael Nygard discusses what it takes to make production-ready software and explains how this differs from feature-complete software. 4

Case Study: Composite Applications at Safeco

Posted by Joanna Baas, Andy Coughlan, Jennifer Fernandes, Steve Gies, Cy Pauly, Denis Rivera, Ilene Samowitz, Bill Seagren, Kari Wittgens, JJ Dubray on  May 29, 2007

How Safeco used SOA, SCA, BPEL, composite application approaches for legacy reuse, modifiability, Java and .NET interop & delivering a complex 5 system integration w/a small team in < 8 weeks. 2

Case study: A new approach to integrating architectures post-merger at Lawson

Posted by Barry Livingston on  May 21, 2007

The merger of Lawson and Intentia in 2006 left developers needing a new integrated architecture with consistent a user experience across various legacy backends in Java and .NET.

Ruby on Rails case study: ChangingThePresent.org

Posted by Bruce Tate on  Mar 26, 2007

Popular author Bruce Tate reveals the technical details behind the extraordinary web 2.0 charity site, changingthepresent.org. 9

Case Study: Targeted Practice Adoption using Patterns

Posted by Amr Elssamadisy & John Mufarrige on  Jan 29, 2007

Teams new to Agile wonder which practices to start with, and which will most benefit their own context. This article proposes a customized adoption approach to help teams decide where to focus first.

Interview: Using Agile for SOA

Posted by Deborah Hartmann Preuss on  Dec 04, 2006

A recent "Agile SOA" project used frequent feedback and a platform that grows as the SOA portfolio grows, to provide early and continuing value. InfoQ interviewed the author of the experience report. 1

Casestudy: IP Telephony Integration

Posted by Scott Delap on  Nov 30, 2006

This case study takes a look at an IP telephone integration architecture from Litescape, including details about their Java and .NET implementation,WebEx integration,interop,HTTP vs.IPC communication.

Railway Story: SimpleTicket

Posted by Obie Fernandez on  Nov 15, 2006

SimpleTicket, a newly open-sourced Rails app provides insight into progress and innovation enjoyed by Ruby on Rails advocates and paints a vivid picture of a dynamic, modern startup. 2

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