Jabe Bloom sits down with InfoQ to discuss systems thinking, complexity theory and how you can apply systems thinking to your organization or Agile implementation.
Nick O'Leary talks about the creation of Node-RED, a tool for wiring together the Internet of things that he built on top of Node.js using a number of open source web frameworks. He also discusses open source hardware, the importance of open APIs and the rise of MQTT as an alternative to HTTP for IoT applications.
Glen Ford talks about his experiences in different organizations' environments, from start-ups to the likes of BBC. Glen discusses how to build great teams and why in his view Kanban works better than Scrum. Finally, Glen explains how Lean, DevOps and systems architecture all influence each other.
Arne Roock and Fridtjof Detzner share their story of how culture has evolved at Jimdo and the role of coaches in helping that culture grow.
Allard Buijze, creator of Axon, an open source Java framework that supports CRQS architectures, talks about CQRS, Event Sourcing and their relationship. He talks about how to solve some practical issues when applying this kind of architecture. Allard ends by sharing his experiences on building Axon as an open source project and what's in store for future versions of the framework.
Simon Wardley talks about Amazon and it's competitive landscape, including Google, OpenStack, telcos and the hardware manufactures. Looking at how Amazon got to be so dominant in the IaaS space, the missteps by established vendors in letting it, and where future competition might come from. With a short detour to discuss Cloud Foundry and platform strategy.
Robert Benefield explains the importance of business and operations understanding each other better and how they can kickstart that understanding through collaboration. He talks about the need to find meaningful metrics for business. He discusses how methodologies for operations (ITIL, COBIT) and development (Scrum, Kanban) differ and what can be learned from both.
Cloud Foundry creator Derek Collison talks about building the next generation of PaaS with his Continuum product at Apcera, and how Go was chosen as the core language for its development. He also talks about his earlier career at Tibco, Google and VMware, and the role of messaging systems like AMQP and MQTT.
When he reaches out to developers, Tom Banks tells them about cool new technologies they can implement. Using these cool new things they can do with IBM technology to try to make them think a little bit outside the box when it comes to enterprise software. So that they can innovate using IBM software and these new spaces created with their WebSphere Application Server Liberty Profile.
Many of today's most prominent app developers rely upon GitHub, a popular website that facilitates online collaboration between members of all areas of the software engineering community. Learn about the nuts and bolts of GitHub; like Repositories, Contributions, projects and streaks from Zach Holman in this InfoQ interview recorded live at QCon San Francisco 2013.
Greg Brockman, Stripe's CTO, relates how developers can determine if they are in a culture that has problems delivering software. With some of his insights and shifts in culture, developers can help their organization become unstuck from a poorly performing culture and shift into a more productive, organized, and effective team.