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  • Serverless Takes DevOps to the Next Level

    by Rafal Gancarz on  Apr 28, 2017

    Serverless doesn’t only supplement DevOps but it goes beyond the current thinking on how IT organisations can achieve greater business agility. It’s geared towards rapid delivery of business value and continuous improvement and learning, and as such has clear potential to drive substantial cultural change even in organisations that have adopted DevOps culture and practices already.

  • Dialling in: Atkins and the Communication Challenge, Runners up to the 2017 Spark Award

    by Helen Walton on  Apr 10, 2017

    The benefits of collaboration and knowledge sharing are well-known, yet any large organisation understands how challenging it is to keep employees feeling connected. The runners up to this year’s Spark Award, sponsored by HotelBeds, are Atkins, a design, engineering and project delivery organisation of over 18,000 people who have been experimenting with a mix of communication methods.

  • Product Development in Distributed Teams

    by Savita Pahuja Hugo Messer on  Apr 06, 2017

    This article focuses on how to do product development in distributed teams. It shares some virtues and practices which help to minimize challenges and develop the right product. It covers tools to help overcome challenges due to distribution and foster good behaviours. It explains how to perform various product oriented activities like user research, story mapping, planning and refinements.

Untangling an API-First Transformation at Scale. Lessons Learnt at PayPal – Part 3

Posted by Erik Hogan Deepak Nadig on  Mar 03, 2017

This is the third in a three-part series that explores how PayPal has adopted a more API-first approach to building platform services taking a closer look at the program and operational challenges.

Untangling an API-first Transformation at Scale. Lessons Learnt at PayPal – Part 2

Posted by Erik Hogan on  Feb 23, 2017

In this article, we’ll take a closer look at how the portfolio of API’s themselves are managed. 2

Tailoring Your DevOps Transformation to Organizational Culture

Posted by Tomek Pająk on  Feb 22, 2017

To build a high performance organization via DevOps, one often needs to change the organizational culture. This case study shows how you can apply the competing values framework for culture change.

Q&A on the Book Scaling Teams

Posted by Ben Linders on  Feb 07, 2017

Scaling Teams provides strategies and practices for managing teams in fast growing organizations. Explores and gives solutions for hiring, people management, organization, culture and communication.

Virtual Panel on Bimodal IT

Posted by Manuel Pais on  Aug 31, 2016

Bimodal IT has been supported by many and criticized by many. InfoQ reached out to enterprise experts to dig deeper into the pros and cons of this strategy and how/when/if is it applicable.

Respect Your Organisational Monoliths

Posted by Margo Cronin on  Aug 18, 2016

There is a lot of information about DevOp out there but little on tackling DevOps in financial organisations. This article presents lessons learnt rolling out DevOps in a large insurance organization.

Author Q&A: Decoding Silicon Valley

Posted by Shane Hastie on  Aug 06, 2016

Jon Baer & Michelle Messina have written a book exploring the secrets to success in Silicon Valley - what it takes for a startup to succeed. They look at culture, history, stories and successes.

DevOps Lessons Learned at Microsoft Engineering

Posted by Thiago Almeida on  May 22, 2016

Thiago Almeida from Microsoft shares how adopting DevOps practices resulted in better engineering and happier teams, and the lessons learned in that journey. 1

Partnering for Accountability: What’s Stopping You from Turning Your Dreams into a Reality?

Posted by Ariel Banayan on  May 14, 2016

The missing link between the life you live now, and your dreams becoming your reality is simple: accountability. Most people have extreme difficulty holding themselves accountable to their goals.

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