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The Buzz Around the Lean Software & Systems Conference 2011 (LSSC11)

by Todd Charron on  Jun 09, 2011

The Lean Software and Systems Consortium conference 2011 was held May 3-6 in Long Beach, California. This year, there seemed to be a strong focus on visualization, leadership, and real world solutions.

Agile Manifesto 10 Year Reunion

by Chris Matts on  Feb 10, 2011 1

Ten years ago a group of software professionals gathered in Snowbird, Utah. Seventeen people created and signed what we now know as the Agile Manifesto. Alistair Cockburn is organising a reunion to celebrate the event on 12 Feb 2011. Alistair gave InfoQ a short interview to tell us what is happening.

Agile 2011 Submissions Close Soon

by Shane Hastie on  Feb 10, 2011

The final date for session proposals for the Agile 2011 conference is February 14, 2011. With less than one week left now is the time put the finishing touches on proposals and get them into the submission system.

Agile Users Groups in the USA: Communities of Practice

by Dan Mezick on  Jun 24, 2010 3

One area of the Agile ecosystem that is gaining traction these days is Agile user groups. This year, established groups are growing, and new groups are forming. Established groups are taking shots at larger conference-style events. The Scrum Alliance has a new user-group community liaison. It appears that user groups are starting to play in influential role in the worldwide Agile community.

The Need for an Event-based API in the Cloud

by Boris Lublinsky on  Feb 24, 2010 3

Many cloud applications, especially resource management can benefit from event-based approaches. In his new post, William Vambenepe discusses approaches to defining cloud eventing APIs.

Google Wants to Administer the First White Spaces Database

by Abel Avram on  Jan 06, 2010 2

Google proposes to FCC to become the administrator of a White Spaces Database containing geo-location information about devices using the free channels in the radio spectrum.

First-ever JRubyConf Announced

by Ryan Slobojan on  Sep 11, 2009

Today it was announced that, immediately after November's RubyConf in San Francisco, there will be the first-ever JRubyConf conference, held at the same location as RubyConf. InfoQ spoke with JRuby project co-lead Charles Nutter to learn more about this conference and what it means for the JRuby Community.

The Complex Event Processing Forrester Report

by Boris Lublinsky on  Aug 26, 2009 3

The complex event processing (CEP) space is on the rise. This market is going to grow very quickly and there's increasing interest in these platforms. A new "The Forrester Wave: Complex Event Processing (CEP) Platforms Q3 2009" report evaluates and ranks most popular CEP platforms.

Agile 2009 Program Announced

by Deborah Hartmann Preuss on  May 14, 2009 3

The Agile Alliance's Agile2009 conference program has been announced, again organized by theme, not job description. It will be held this year in Chicago from Aug. 24-28. New: Coaching, Manifesting Agility. Back again: Open Jam, Programming w. the Stars, Live Aid, Muzic Masti, AAFTT (Testing) Workshop. Immediately followed this year the PLoP conference, also in Chicago.

Interview: Steven "Doc" List About Open Spaces

by Abel Avram on  Nov 11, 2008 1

In this interview made by InfoQ's Greg Young, Steven "Doc" List talks about Open Space conferences, a way of running meetings of groups of various sizes by facilitating self organizing the sessions.

Event Stream Processing: Scalable Alternative to Data Warehouses?

by Sadek Drobi on  Oct 31, 2008

Dan Pritchett suggests that analyzing streams of events using Event Stream Processor could be an interesting alternative solution to data warehousing applications, which have, in his opinion, important downsides in terms of cost, scalability and reactivity.

Oracle Unveils ts SOA Product Strategy

by Boris Lublinsky on  Aug 12, 2008

After the Oracle acquisition of BEA it was not clear how Oracle was going to integrate often competing SOA products in its and BEA’s portfolio. In his presentation last month David Shaffer, VP Product Managemen for, Oracle Integration, described the Oracle-BEA product Strategy and Roadmap for SOA, BPM, Governance and Events.

Put Agile2008 on your Phone or PDA with Gcal

by Deborah Hartmann Preuss on  Jul 27, 2008

With its emphasis on smaller and more intimate sessions for hands-on learning, the schedule for the annual Agile Alliance conference can be overwhelming. This year it lists about 550 talks, workshops, tutorials, experience reports and papers. One agilist has taken matters into her own hands and offers a public gcal interface to the conference site, one timeslot at a time.

Agile 2008 Program Announced

by Mark Levison on  Jun 10, 2008 2

The program for Agile 2008, Expanding Agile Horizons has just been announced. This year the program was This year it features a number of stages (i.e. tracks) from which attendees can sample: Main Stage, Research, Breaking Acts, Questioning Agile, Customers and Business Value, User Experience, Developer Jam, Tools for Agility,...

Agile2008 Reminder: Registration Discounts, Submission Deadline

by Geoffrey Wiseman on  Feb 07, 2008

Agile2008 is scheduled for August 4th-8th 2008, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada at the Sheraton Centre Hotel. The Agile Alliance issued a call for participation in December and reminds us to submit by February 25th. Another way to attend for less is to nab one of the limited number of discounted super-early-bird registrations.