In the book The Lean IT Field Guide Mike Orzen and Tom Paider explain how to initiate, execute, and sustain a Lean IT transformation. InfoQ interviewed them about how lean can be seen as a learning system, why managers should have both technical and social skills, how to assure that changes will sustain, and establishing a culture of engineering excellence and craftsmanship.
The book “Creating Great Teams - How Self-Selection Lets People Excel” by Sandy Mamoli and David Mole explores the concepts of teams that pick themselves and provides step-by-step instructions on how you can use self-selection to establish teams.
Clojure in Action, written by Amit Rahore and Francis Avila, is an essential, thorough, and well organized introduction to Clojure 1.6 that explores the core parts of the language while introducing the reader to Clojure's pragmatic and idiomatic nature. InfoQ has spoken with Francis Avila to learn more about his book, Clojure's advantages, and its future.
The book Toolbox for the Agile Coach - Visualization Examples by Jimmy Janlén can be used by agile software development teams to visualize and improve their collaboration and communication.
The Go Programming Language book, by Donovan and Kernighan, presents the key points of Go in an easy-to-digest book, along with useful tips and techniques. Read on for InfoQ’s review.
Addison Wesley’s Clojure Recipes is a new book that aims to help developers to get deeper into Clojure, moving from a generic understanding of the language to setting up more complex projects.
Kent McDonald has written Beyond Requirements: Analysis with an Agile Mindset. The book focuses on the analysis activities in an Information Technology product development project.
Machine learning is about making decisions or predictions based on existing data. InfoQ spoke with Nick Pentreath, author of Machine Learning with Spark, about data science & machine learning topics.
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. 3
In the book exploring the practice of antifragility Si Alhir and Donald E. Gould collected experiences with and perspectives on applying antifragility.
AngularJS in Action by Lukas Ruebbelke is a hands-on book about AngulaJS. With AngularJS v.2 Beta just being released, InfoQ spoke with the author about the book and AngularJS direction.