We hear, and even use, the phrase “agile mindset.” But what is it, really? In this article several themes are identified, such as respect, ability to change, and focus on delivering value. Additionally, possible methods for introducing and nurturing these themes are identified.
Christine Doig spoke at this year's OSCON Conference about data science as a team discipline and how to navigate the data science Python ecosystem. InfoQ spoke with Christine about challenges data science teams need to address to be more effective.
The book Effective Debugging by Diomidis Spinellis describes 66 different approaches for effective debugging of applications and systems. It provides methods, strategies, techniques, and tools for finding and removing faults, and gives examples for using them in different settings.
It is not Agile's fault, it is your fault- are you fed up with such statements? This article tries to provide a more constructive answer on how to make Agile successful. 10
Machine learning research scientist John Langford talks to Wesley Reisz about his ML system Vowpal Rabbit, used for news personalisation on MSN.
Amel Musić demonstrates how T4 can be used to create a flexible code generator that reduces the amount of time and effort it takes to create RESTful services.
There is a lot of information about DevOp out there but little on tackling DevOps in financial organisations. This article presents lessons learnt rolling out DevOps in a large insurance organization.
For most startups, software is the bridge between a consumer’s pain puddle and a startup’s revenue stream. How do startups build software ? Fail, pivot, fail, pivot, repeat forever (and fast!).
JUnit 5 is coming! In part 1 of our JUnit 5 coverage we wrote some preliminary tests. In part 2, we take a closer look at how to run tests, and some of the cool features JUnit 5 brings to the table. 6
Iterative development requires gradual flow of small-sized, prioritized requirements from end customers to delivery teams. The use of all-conclusive, rigid, non-negotiable BRDs leads to dysfunction.
Kostiantyn Cherniavskyi looks at some of the issues surrounding the object-relation impedance mismatch and how many of them can be solved with hybrid databases such as Starcounter. 5
Jon Baer & Michelle Messina have written a book exploring the secrets to success in Silicon Valley - what it takes for a startup to succeed. They look at culture, history, stories and successes.