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  • Taking an Application-Oriented Approach to Cloud Adoption

    by Amit Kumar on  May 09, 2017 3

    Taking an infrastructure-centric approach to cloud adoption can lead to unrealized benefits. Architect Amit Kumar outlines eleven principles to consider when introducing cloud services into your architecture.

  • Q&A on Doing It - Management 3.0 Experiences

    by Ben Linders on  May 08, 2017

    In the book Doing It - Management 3.0 Experiences, Ralph van Roosmalen shares his experiences from using Management 3.0 as a manager and as a coach. He explores how he experimented with ideas and practices like moving motivators and kudo cards from Jurgen Appelo’s book Managing for Happiness to find out what drives people, help them to become happier at work, and empower self-organizing teams.

  • The Microgaming Idea Factory: Innovation in Practice within a Leading Online Gaming Software Company

    by Helen Walton on  May 06, 2017

    It’s easy to get so bogged down in the pressure of daily work that we don’t have time to think creatively or space to implement ideas. We talk about empowering staff, but few are offered any opportunity to innovate outside their direct role. Microgaming built the Microgaming Idea Factory to ensure innovation was company-wide. Winner of The Spark Award 2017, sponsored by hotelbeds.

Culture May Eat Agile for Breakfast

Posted by Stefan Wolpers on  May 05, 2017

Making culture priority during the scaling phase of your organization is a sound business decision: invest by hiring for mindset and educating everyone joining the organization in agile principles.

Self Contained Systems (SCS): Microservices Done Right

Posted by Eberhard Wolff on  May 03, 2017

Everybody seems to be building microservices these days, and Self-contained Systems (SCS) are an opinionated approach to building services. Each SCS is effectively an autonomous web application. 2

When the Jobs Go Marching in

Posted by Alex Barros on  May 02, 2017

This article discusses the rising demand for new IT workers in the next decades and the implications of the different approaches employed by people to fulfill this demand.

Pascal Desmarets on NoSQL Data Modeling Best Practices

Posted by Srini Penchikala on  May 01, 2017

NoSQL databases are designed to store different types of data like Key Value, Documents, Time Series, Graph & IoT. Pascal Desmarets talks about how to do data modeling when using NoSQL databases.

Serverless Takes DevOps to the Next Level

Posted by Rafal Gancarz on  Apr 28, 2017

Serverless doesn’t only supplement DevOps, but it goes beyond the current thinking on how IT organisations can achieve greater business agility. This article explores how.

Virtual Panel: Data Science, ML, DL, AI and the Enterprise Developer

Posted by Rags Srinivas on  Apr 27, 2017

InfoQ caught up with experts in the field to demystify the different topics surrounding AI, and how enterprise developers can leverage them today and thereby render their solutions more intelligently. 1

Q&A with Ash Maurya on Scaling Lean

Posted by Ben Linders on  Apr 26, 2017

In the book Scaling Lean, Ash Maurya explores how entrepreneurs can collaborate with stakeholders to establish a business model for a new product or service using Lean Startup principles.

Always Be Publishing: Continuous Integration & Collaboration in Code Repositories for REST API Docs

Posted by Anne Gentle on  Apr 25, 2017

API documentation is an often overlooked part of making any API a success. This article explores how to make the documentation part of a continuous integration pipeline.

Does IT Industry Need Better Namings?

Posted by Ionut Balosin on  Apr 24, 2017

This article shares leaky terminologies used in the IT industry with examples, explains why consistency matters and suggests how to deal with inconsistencies and improve the situation. 1

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