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  • Virtual Panel: Microservices in Practice

    by Mark Little on  Feb 10, 2017

    Microservices have gone from development practices for the select few to something many developers in a range of organisations are embracing. Some believe that technologies that can assist with developing and adopting microservices are ineffective without associated changes within the organisations. We spoke with panelists to get different perspectives on the state of the art with microservices.

  • How to be Agile with Distributed Teams

    by Hugo Messer John Okoro on  Feb 09, 2017 3

    Based on several decades of experience, we have developed an agile framework for distributed teams. We defined 8 bubbles: Culture, Organization, Product, Team, Architecture, Engineering, Communication and Tools. Each bubble contains questions, virtues and practices to help organize distributed work. In this article, we describe culture and organization.

  • Getting Components to Communicate in Angular

    by Sergio Cruz on  Feb 08, 2017

    Components are the building blocks of Angular and every visual element in an Angular application is made with components. When we start breaking components apart into smaller components, we need to make sure they're able to pass data back and forth. That's when proper component communication becomes essential in our apps to keep all of our data in sync.

Q&A on the Book Scaling Teams

Posted by Ben Linders on  Feb 07, 2017

Scaling Teams provides strategies and practices for managing teams in fast growing organizations. Explores and gives solutions for hiring, people management, organization, culture and communication.

Size Estimation Approaches for Use with Agile Methods

Posted by Donald Reifer on  Feb 06, 2017

Reifer’s software sizing survey identifies five commonly used methods for sizing agile projects along with their strengths and weaknesses. Size is being used as the basis of measurement and estimation 2

Product Owner Raison d'Etre in an Agile Team

Posted by Adam Pahlevi on  Feb 05, 2017

As competition gets tough and the rate of change is increasing, a good product owner is crucial to a whole, undivided concept of being successful in the market. What constitutes a good product owner?

Q&A on The Great ScrumMaster

Posted by Ben Linders on  Feb 03, 2017

The Great ScrumMaster explores the ScrumMaster role and provides solutions for dealing with everyday and difficult situations. 3

Practicing Machine Learning with Optimism

Posted by Alyssa Frazee on  Feb 02, 2017

This article addresses a few examples of issues when using machine learning to solve real-world problems and hopefully provides some suggestions (and inspiration) for how to overcome the challenges.

The Misaligned Middle and Getting off the Hamster Wheel Using Kanban

Posted by Shane Hastie on  Jan 31, 2017

At the Agile 2016 conference, Dominica DeGrandis and Julia Wester of Leankit gave talks on helping middle managers adapt to change and how Kanban can be used to identify problems in workflows .

More Than React: Why You Shouldn’t Use ReactJS for Complex Interactive Front-End Projects, Part I

Posted by Yang Bo on  Jan 30, 2017

Yang Bo showcases reasons why React stumbles when used in complicated front-end projects and how his Binding.scala framework improves the experience. 7

Introduction to Machine Learning with Python

Posted by Michael Manapat on  Jan 28, 2017

In this article, we present an extended “case study” in Python: how can we build a machine learning model to detect credit card fraud?

Might the Blockchain Outlive Bitcoin?

Posted by George Hurlburt on  Jan 26, 2017

Crypto-currency remains controversial, and Bitcoin is at the center of this controversy. Here is an update on the state of Bitcoin in particular, and examines the future of crypto-currency in general. 1

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