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  • Agile Productivity: Willpower and the Neuroscience Approach

    by Anna Obukhova on  Mar 02, 2016 6

    Productivity depends on the ability to concentrate and to keep that concentration long enough to advance towards your goals and get results. This article explores three strategies to save willpower energy and increase the ability to concentrate, and shows what pieces of Scrum work for which of the three strategies to increase productivity.

  • Q&A on the book Visualization Examples

    by Ben Linders on  Feb 07, 2016

    The book Toolbox for the Agile Coach - Visualization Examples by Jimmy Janlén can be used by agile software development teams to visualize and improve their collaboration and communication. InfoQ interviewed Janlén about the strengths of visualizations and how teams can use them to track progress, deal with blockers, celebrate successes and improve.

  • Large Scaled-Scrum Development Does Work!

    by Almudena Rodriguez Pardo Norma Acevedo Lopez on  Feb 06, 2016 4

    Agile Scrum development as such is nothing new and extraordinary. But when putting up to 100 professionals from all related development and product areas in the same boat to develop a product … then it becomes a challenge. This article explores how the Ericsson ICT Development Center Eurolab in Aachen has tackled this with the help of Kaizen and other adjustments to Agile practices.

A Reference Architecture for the Internet of Things

Posted by Daniel Karzel Hannelore Marginean Tuan-Si Tran on  Jan 29, 2016

This is the first article of a two article series in which we try to work from an abstract level of IoT reference architectures towards a concrete architecture and implementation for actual use cases. 8

Conversation Patterns for Software Professionals. Part 6

Posted by Michał Bartyzel on  Jan 08, 2016

How to convince your client to your ideas? This article presents some effective techniques that will help you propose solutions that you think are better than those suggested by your client. 2

Thread – An Open Standard Protocol for Home Automation

Posted by Aniruddha Chakrabarti on  Nov 17, 2015

The Internet of Things is poised for huge growth and will be one of the key building blocks of digital technologies. Thread is a network protocol to connect various devices within your home. 3

Conversation Patterns for Software Professionals - Part 5

Posted by Michał Bartyzel on  Oct 14, 2015

In the fifth article in the Conversation Patterns for Software Professionals series Michał Bartyzel explores nonviolent communication and shows how important it is to build and maintain rapport.

Meeting Developer Demands with WebRTC and CloudRTC Platforms

Posted by Peter Crocker on  Sep 08, 2015

The WebRTC API lets developers easily integrate real-time comms into their apps. This article is the second part of a two part series analyzing the market of WebRTC platforms.

Q&A on the Book Agile Impressions

Posted by Ben Linders on  Sep 07, 2015

Gerald Weinberg shares his observations of the agile movement "where it came from, where it is now, and where it's going" in the book Agile Impressions.

Conversation Patterns for Software Professionals - Part 4

Posted by Michał Bartyzel on  Aug 21, 2015

In the fourth article in the Conversation Patterns for Software Professionals series Michał Bartyzel focuses on asking the right questions. 3

Q&A on the Book More Fearless Change

Posted by Ben Linders 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.

Staying Connected When Working Remote

Posted by Ben Linders on  May 04, 2015

Working remote can give you freedom and independence as you can work when and where you want. But working alone and being distant from people can result in loneliness and make you feel disconnected. 2

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