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  • Culture May Eat Agile for Breakfast

    by Stefan Wolpers on  May 05, 2017

    Making culture your priority during the scaling phase of your organization is a sound business decision. You have to invest by hiring for mindset and educating everyone joining the organization in agile principles to prevent turning an existing agile culture into a traditional one.

  • Self Contained Systems (SCS): Microservices Done Right

    by Eberhard Wolff on  May 03, 2017 2

    Everybody seems to be building microservices these days. There are many different ways to split a system into microservices, and there appears to be little agreement about what microservices actually are - except for the fact that they can be deployed independently. Self-contained Systems are one approach that has been used by a large number of projects.

  • When the Jobs Go Marching in

    by Alex Barros on  May 02, 2017

    Alex discusses the rising demand for IT workers in the next decades and the implications of the different approaches employed by people to fulfill this demand. It introduces the distinction between “professionals” and “practitioners”, discusses the possible different outcomes from each group as they are embedded within businesses, and provides some recommendations.

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

People Re-Engineering How-To’s: Mentoring As A Service

Posted by Medhat Sabry on  Apr 22, 2017

The software industry revamps half of its people every five years with fresh grads, causing a state of Perpetual Inexperience in its workforce. The author proposes Mentorship As A Service to help.

From Alibaba to Apache: RocketMQ’s Past, Present, and Future

Posted by Wang Xiaorui Feng Jia on  Apr 21, 2017

Feng Jia and Wang Xiaorui share the core distributed systems principals behind RocketMQ, Alibaba's distributed messaging and data streaming platform now open sourced through the Apache Foundation.

Q&A on The Rise and Fall of Software Recipes

Posted by Shane Hastie on  Apr 20, 2017

Darius Blasband has written a book which challenges the conventional wisdom of software engineering; he protests against the adoption of recipes and standards-based approaches .

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