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  • Q&A with Ash Maurya on Scaling Lean

    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. It builds on top of his first book, Running Lean, showing how to use experiments, measure business progress, and scale your startup.

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

    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 keeping it closer to the code itself.

  • Does IT Industry Need Better Namings?

    by Ionut Balosin on  Apr 24, 2017

    The IT industry borrows terms from other domains, which is a fairly good approach. But we distort their meanings or use terms in inconsistent ways, within IT and also in comparison to other disciplines. This article shares some of these leaky terminologies with examples, explains why this matters and suggests how to deal with inconsistencies and improve the situation.

Automation and Lean: Scaling up the Lean Value Chain

Posted by Sudip Pal on  Apr 15, 2017

This article shows how Ericsson applied lean principles in IT service delivery for automating manual repetitive tasks to improve quality and efficiency.

Roundtable: The Role of Enterprise Architecture in a Cloudy World

Posted by Richard Seroter on  Apr 03, 2017

Do enterprise architects still matter? Has a cloud-native development model fundamentally changed how we think about enterprise architecture? In this roundtable with architects, we discuss. 2

Predictable Agile Delivery: The Executive Challenge

Posted by Russ Lewis on  Mar 27, 2017

This article shares some ‘good, bad and ugly’ examples of practices that often work and some that always fail at adopting agile and improving large organizations.

In Defence of the Monolith, Part 2

Posted by Dan Haywood on  Mar 24, 2017

A practical approach to designing and building a modular monolith, can result in better solution than microservices, especially for complex domains, such as enterprise applications. 7

In Defence of the Monolith, Part 1

Posted by Dan Haywood on  Mar 16, 2017

In the age of microservices, "monolith" has become a dirty word. Yet, monoliths, designed with an emphasis on modularity, can be a better solution for complex domains, such as enterprise applications. 9

Q&A on Large-Scale Scrum: More with LeSS

Posted by Ben Linders on  Mar 04, 2017

The book More with LeSS by Craig Larman and Bas Vodde provides practices to create simpler and more flexible organizations, applying Scrum with many teams working on one product. 1

Q&A with Immuta on the Implications of EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Posted by Manuel Pais on  Feb 10, 2017

InfoQ talked with Immuta’s Andrew Burt and Steve Touw, to better understand the implications and challenges of the EU's Global Data Protection Regulation, which will come into effect in May 2018.

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 .

How Difficult Can It Be to Integrate Software Development Tools? The Hard Truth

Posted by Betty Zakheim on  Jan 02, 2017

Integrating software development tools is very hard. Getting endpoints to inter-operate is both a technical and business problem. The real issue is friction caused by the dissimilarities among tools.

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