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Should Teams Decouple Cadences?

by Ben Linders Follow 29 Followers on  Dec 18, 2017

Recently a Twitter discussion took place about allowing teams to have multiple cadences, for instance by using a different rhythm for planning the work and for learning and improving. Decoupling cadences gives teams room to explore and learn what works best for them; it can lead to more adaptability and autonomy and better outcomes.


Is SOA Dead as a Term but Alive as a Concept?

by Michael Stal Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 28, 2012 8

In a recent and provocative article for SD Times David Rubinstein emphasizes his opinion that while SOA has gained a lot of momentum as an architectural principle, it might be dead as a term. He quotes analyst Jason Bloomberg, who considers SOA as a bad word. In his opinion, SOA as a technology has already died due to Cloud Computing and the intrinsic complexity of Web services.


Most Important Software Development Trends for 2012, as Voted by QCon London Attendees

by Dio Synodinos Follow 4 Followers on  Mar 30, 2012 4

This is a survey of the most important software development trends for 2012, as voted by the attendees of QCon London 2012. It includes technologies like Big Data, HTML5, Mobile, NoSQL, Continuous Integration, GPUs & Multicore, Cloud - PaaS, Cloud - SaaS, Cloud - IaaS, Asynchronous Technologies, Lean, Scrum, Google Dart.


Agile Leaders Weigh in on PMI Agile Certification

by Todd Charron Follow 0 Followers on  May 19, 2011

Scrum co-creator Ken Schwaber welcomes PMI's establishment of its own Agile certification program, and has recently posted his thoughts.


Is Agile in the Trough of Disillusionment?

by Vikas Hazrati Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 10, 2011 6

Gartner hype cycle is a representation about the maturity of any new technology. As a part of its cycle, it characterizes the over enthusiasm and the following disillusionment which occurs when a new technology is introduced. Given that Agile recently celebrated 10 years, disillusionment should be the last thought. Or is it?