#NoProjects – a number of authors have challenged the idea of the project as a delivery mechanism for information technology product development. The two measures of success and goals of project management and product development don’t align and the project mindset is even considered to be an inhibitor against product excellence. This emag presents some alternative approaches.
This year was the tenth anniversary for QCon London, and it was also our largest London event to date. Including our 140 speakers we had 1,400 team leads, architects, and project managers attending 112 technical sessions across 18 concurrent tracks and 12 in-depth workshops. This eMag brings together InfoQ’s reporting of the event, along with views and opinions shared by attendees.
In little over a decade, Africa has gone from being a region where it’s still hard to find power lines, fixed-line telecom infrastructure, and personal computers to being the second-most mobile-connected continent where about 15% of the billion inhabitants own a cell phone.
This eMag brings together a number of articles that explore ways to consciously design your culture, how to nurture and grow attitudes of craftsmanship and professionalism in teams, how to create places which are great to work in that get great outcomes, and how to make a profit.
Why do some companies excel with agile and others see virtually no improvement? The difference is culture and an understanding that agile is a framework for deep cultural change instead of a process or set of practices to increase efficiency. Why Agile Works: The Values Behind the Results focuses on why and how agile works and where agile should take organizations in terms of values.
This eMag offers readers tactical approaches to building software experiences that your users will love. Break down existing silos and create an environment for cross-collaborative teams: placing technology, business and user experience design at the core.
This eMag provides a round-up of what we and some of our attendees felt were the most important sessions from QCon New York 2015.
This book aims to give you a head start by providing a detailed down-to-earth account of how one Swedish company implemented Scrum and XP with a team of approximately 40 people and how they continuously improved their process over a year’s time.
In this eMag we provide both implementation examples and comparisons of different possible approaches on a range of topics from immutable infrastructure to self-service ops platforms and service discovery. In addition, we talk about the Docker ecosystem and the different aspects to consider when moving to this increasingly popular system for shipping and running applications.
This eMag brings together a number of authors who have addressed the topic on InfoQ and suggests ways to identify, monetize, and tackle technical debt in your products.
This eMag provides a round-up of what we and some of our attendees felt were the most important sessions from QCon London 2015 including Microservices, Containers, Conway’s Law, and properly implementing agile practises.
This book provides practice-based answers to a lot of questions. Focused on helping lean and agile professionals to improve, these answers are intended to encourage a clear understanding of what self-organisation is about, offer a profound overview on what is needed to successfully lead in a self-organising environment, and promote the willingness to enhance your own capabilities.
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7 Reasons you Should Add Agile to Your Management Toolbox
In addition to improving product development results, did you know Agile principles and practices can also improve your effectiveness as a day-to-day manger, and the performance of your departments as a whole?
Top 10 Agile Techniques Every Team Should Know
This article provides an overview of ten agile techniques, and illustrates how applying these techniques can increase team effectiveness and overall project success.
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