Self-organization is a modern management tool that replaces command & control as a method of creating teams and guiding them to deliver desired outcomes. The Triangle of Self Organization identifies three essential components needed to guide this process – goal, rules & tension - and shows how to choose them consciously to successfully use self-organization as a management tool.
This article compares different alternative techniques to prepare data, including extract-transform-load (ETL) batch processing, streaming ingestion and data wrangling. The article also discusses how this is related to visual analytics, and best practices for how different user roles such as the Data Scientist or Business Analyst should work together to build analytic models.
The book More with LeSS by Craig Larman and Bas Vodde provides practices to create simpler and more flexible organizations, applying Scrum with many teams working on one product. 1
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.
The level of software quality attainable is reflective of organizational commitment to a range of quality factors covering environments, experience, skills, education and processes.
You're ready to explore reactive opportunities in your codebase but you are wondering how to test it. In this article Java Champion Andres Almiray provides techniques and tools for testing RxJava2. 4
Extracting useful information from inaccurate data stream, such as human trajectories, is a key issue in IoT applications. This problem can be successfully tackled with Kalman filters.
In this series, we give an introduction to some powerful but generally applicable techniques in machine learning.
Xu Hao uses the color modeling technique to analyze a domain, identifying the events to be traced and their corresponding moment-intervals, then the domain entities and the role they play. 1
To kick-start your implementation of scaled Agile you can use LeSS, SAFe or Scrum@Scale as a starting point. In this article we compare these frameworks to help you choose what fits you best. 4
Andrew McAffee and Erik Brynjolfsson begin their book The Second Machine Age with a simple question: what innovation has had the greatest impact on human history?