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  • Leslie Lamport on Distributed Systems and Precise Thinking

    Leslie Lamport is the author of some of the most cited computer science papers and won a Turing Award in 2013 for his seminal work in distributed and concurrent systems. This is a summary of an interview that Lamport gave to Software Engineering Radio touching themes such as his early work in distributed systems and the importance of precise thinking in programming.

  • Mobile Dev, Big Data Analytics Take Center Stage at IBM Impact 2013

    At its annual customer conference in Las Vegas, IBM unveiled a number of new enhancements to its “MobileFirst” portfolio of products including data analytics support, mobile cloud services, cross-platform testing capabilities, as well as a series of updates to their core products to better support the mobile ecosystem.

  • IEEE Experts Summit on Mastering Uncertainty

    On 26th June the IEEE is organizing a one day expert summit in London called Mastering Uncertainty in the Software Industry: Risks, Rewards, and Reality at the British Computer Society.

  • CMU SEI Hosts Free Virtual Software Architecture Event on 28th February

    The Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute is organizing a free virtual event on software architecture. The show will provide information on tools and methods on 28th February, 1 pm to 4:30 p.m. ET.

  • Forrester CEO: The Web is a Software Architecture and the App Internet is the Next Wave

    In his recent presentation at the Le Web 2011 conference in Paris, Forrester Research's Chairman and CEO George Colony claimed that most thinking models about the Internet and the Web are outdated. Moreover, users already seem to be saturated by the Social Network Model. According to Colony, the next real big thing will be the App Internet.

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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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.