Craig Tataryn presents techniques useful to evaluate a business idea and determine whether or not it's a good fit for the Micropreneur Startup model.
Matthew Renze introduces the R programming language as well as demonstrates how R can be used to create data visualizations to complete day-to-day developer tasks.
Scott W. Ambler explores disciplined agile strategies to avoid and remove existing technical debt, how to fund the removal of technical debt, and related industry data.
Lyndon Maher, Paul McManus discuss data driven development, how to collect data, getting feedback, tools to use, and how to integrate a data-driven mentality into the team.
Austin Bingham answers questions on reviews: how long should they be, what should be reviewed, how do reviews account for an increase in quality and ROI?
Shane Hastie discusses the need for business analysis and requirements management, and showing how product ownership requires a team with a variety of skills and backgrounds to be effective.
Larry Maccherone presents his top 10 tips for using data to influence others toward better decisions.
The authors show how statistical debugging can be used for diagnosing performance problems, lowing the overhead of run-time performance diagnosis without extending the diagnosis latency.
The authors share insights from their experience building DSLs for business people.
Garrett Eardley explores how Riot Games is using Riak for their stats system, discussing why they chose Riak, the data model and indexes, and strategies for working with eventually consistent data.
Ronny Kohavi shares lessons learned, cultural and scaling challenges conducting hundreds of concurrent online controlled experiments at Bing.
Bjarte Bogsnes discusses Beyond Budgeting and tackling budgeting issues in traditional management, the Statoil "Ambition to Action" management model with implementation experiences and advice.