Our efforts to improve software development face the question of what to focus on. Should we govern for predictability without concern of value, maximizing cost-efficiency without concern for end-to-end responsiveness? Or maybe do the opposite and govern for value over predictability, focus on responsiveness over cost efficiency? What we really need is to be predictably adaptable.
The book Effective Debugging by Diomidis Spinellis describes 66 different approaches for effective debugging of applications and systems. It provides methods, strategies, techniques, and tools for finding and removing faults, and gives examples for using them in different settings.
The key thing about DevOps is understanding under which circumstances it should be introduced to your organization. Organizations that adopt DevOps go through a change that affects both processes and culture. This article focuses on why DevOps is needed, what concepts and values should support it, as well as how we implemented it at Seamless, what results we obtained and the challenges we faced.
Telefónica adapted Lean Startup to their processes, culture and organization to make it work. A Q&A with Susana Jurado Apruzzese on innovation and creating digital products.
Projects can be categorized as failures because of cost overruns, late deliveries or poor quality, but the right estimation processes can increase the likelihood of project success 16
Interview with Tiago Garcez about why agile is better suited to the challenges that companies are facing, the value that agile can deliver, and how you can start an agile transition.
Agile has many answers to the challenges of contemporary software development. It also challenges us with a fundamental paradox: learning is essential to success but failure is essential to learning. 2