InfoQ interviewed John Willis about what made him decide to talk about burnout, the possible effects of burnout for a person, how burnouts are impacting the software development industry, leading indicators of a potential burnout and how they can be used to prevent burnouts, and suggestions for dealing with mismatches between employees and organizations that can cause a burnout.
Stack Overflow appreciates that out of more than 40M people visiting their website each month, 15M are professional developers. In this year’s annual survey Stack Overflow asked 45 questions to the 56,033 users who accepted to participate. We are covering here some of the most interesting results.
The state of testing survey aims to provide insights on a number of aspects of the testing profession. Reviewing things like the adoption of test techniques and practices, test automation, and many of the other challenges that testers are facing today. The survey, made by testers for testers, is organized by Joel Montvelisky from PractiTest together with Lalit Bhamare from Tea-Time with Testers.
The gap in agile adoption between Eastern Europe and the US and Western Europe is becoming smaller. Scrum is the most widespread framework, Kanban adoption is growing and SAFe, LeSS, DAD are trending. The way that companies are transitioning to agile is significantly different in Eastern Europe.
The recently published survey, State of the Developer Nation Q1 2015, conducted by VisionMobile analyzes the key mobile developer trends including the status of mobile platforms, Swift and revenue.
ThoughtWorks has published a digital preview of the January 2015 radar, providing opinion on techniques, tools, platforms and languages and taking a snapshot of the current trends in software technology.
Anne Thomas has summarized in a webinar the shift from large applications to small focused apps relying on services, while Matias Duarte has spoken in an interview about connecting these apps.
Sixth edition of the World Quality Report, co-sponsored by Capgemini, Sogeti and HP 2014-15, highlights recent changes in testing practices, emerging trends such as agile testing, test environment management, mobility, data analytics, cloud and Internet of things.
InfoQ's research initiative continues with an 15th question about: "NoSQL Database Adoption Trends". This is a new service we hope will provide you with up-to-date & bias-free community-based insight into trends & behaviors that affect enterprise software development. Unlike traditional vendor/analyst-based research, our research is based on answers provided by YOU.
x[cube] Labs has created an infographic that shows current developments and major trends in enterprise mobility including devices, platforms and application choices.
Gene Phifer, Managing VP in Gartner Research, and David Mitchell Smith, VP and Fellow in Gartner Research, recently held a webinar entitled How Web and Cloud Computing Will Drive Your IT Strategy (registration required), outlining some of the key characteristics of the future web as seen by Gartner, concluding with a number of recommendation for businesses that want to be prepared.
According to a Gartner survey the top trends in data centers are Client Computing, Server Platforms and Storage Evolution. Cloud Computing, Virtualization and Mobile are seen as the top three technologies for operations in 2011.
As the new year is about to begin, research analysts have been peering into their crystal balls the last several months to define the top trends in cloud computing. Cloud Computing has moved from buzzword and hype to the real technology in the last 3 years. What do InfoQ readers think?
Embarcadero has released the results of a survey of 600 professional developers conducted in May-June of 2010. The survey focused on identifying the "top developer trends, challenges, key initiatives, and current tools being used. The survey respondents were primarily application developers with the size of the respondents companies primarily from organizations with less that 25 people."