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    Q&A on the Book Accelerate: Building and Scaling High Performance Technology Organizations

    by Jez Humble Follow 12 Followers , Ben Linders Follow 28 Followers , Dr. Nicole Forsgren Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 07, 2018

    The book Accelerate: Building and Scaling High Performance Technology Organizations by Nicole Forsgren, Jez Humble, and Gene Kim, explores the factors that impact software delivery performance and describes capabilities and practices that help to achieve higher levels of throughput, stability, and quality.

  • Culture & Methods Follow 798 Followers

    Improving Corporate Cognitive Performance in IT Organisations

    by Andrew Mawson Follow 0 Followers on  Sep 12, 2017

    The biggest tool in the software engineer’s toolkit is the brain, yet few organisations go out of their way to educate and create the conditions in which the brain can work at its best. Explore the different domains of the brain and their links to the performance of software engineers and see what organisations can do to create workplaces that propagate advanced levels of cognitive performance.

  • Culture & Methods Follow 798 Followers

    Quantitative Analysis of Agile Methods Study (2017): Twelve Major Findings

    by Donald J. Reifer Follow 1 Followers on  Aug 10, 2017

    Donald Reifer is continuing his research into the use, misuse and application of agile methods in industry. The latest survey draws on data from 3,000 completed projects generated by 150 organizations located around the world. This article presents the results of that research.

Culture & Methods Follow 798 Followers

The Role and Importance of Communication in Post-Hierarchical Leadership

Posted by Tyrone Castelanelli Follow 1 Followers on  Jul 28, 2017

This article points out fundamentals of post-hierarchic management and leadership and underlines how corporate communications can act as a catalyst to foster and enable such a new paradigm.


Big Data and IT-Enabled Services: Ecosystem and Coevolution?

Posted by Bongsug (Kevin) Chae Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 13, 2015

In this article, based on a research study, author presents big data as service-oriented and evolutionary case of disruptive IT-enabled services (IESs) rather than as datasets.


Q and A on The Scrum Culture

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 28 Followers on  May 20, 2015

Dominik Maximini researched the cultural aspects of organizations that use Scrum and published his findings, principles for implementing Scrum and suggestions on how to apply them, and a case study.


Q&A on the Book More Fearless Change

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 28 Followers on  May 19, 2015

The book More Fearless Change provides updated descriptions of the 48 patterns from the book Fearless Change and provides 15 new patterns to drive change in organizations in a sustainable way.


What We Do and Don't Know about Software Development Effort Estimation

Posted by Magne Jorgensen Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 29, 2014

In this article, author talks about how to improve the accuracy of software development effort estimations. He also discusses how to measure and predict productivity. 1


Quantifying the Impact of Agile Software Development Practices

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 28 Followers on  Jul 03, 2014

Rally Software and Carnegie Mellon's Software Engineering Institute (SEI) are researching the impact of agile software development practices. An interview wit Larry Maccherone and Jim McCurley. 1


Agile Research

Posted by Sergey Tozik Follow 0 Followers , Professor Orit Hazzan Follow 0 Followers on  May 14, 2014

The article applies the Agile Principles to the field of qualitative academic research, with the emphasis on conducting the investigation using the Grounded Theory Methodology 5


Sustainable Architectural Design Decisions

Posted by Uwe Zdun Follow 0 Followers , Olaf Zimmermann Follow 0 Followers , Rafael Capilla Follow 0 Followers , Huy Tran Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 09, 2014

In this article, based on a research study the authors discuss the criteria that can help architects assess architectural design decisions’ sustainability.


The Essence of Software Engineering: Book Review and Interview with Ivar Jacobson

Posted by Ben Linders Follow 28 Followers on  Jul 23, 2013

The essence of software engineering introduces the Software Engineering Method and Theory (SEMAT) initiative which self-organizing teams can use to adopt agile and lean software development practices. 2

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