Our efforts to improve software development face the question of what to focus on. Should we govern for predictability without concern of value, maximizing cost-efficiency without concern for end-to-end responsiveness? Or maybe do the opposite and govern for value over predictability, focus on responsiveness over cost efficiency? What we really need is to be predictably adaptable.
“Big Data has plenty of evangelists, but I’m not one of them,” writes Cathy O’Neil, a blogger (mathsbabe.org) and former quantitative analyst at the hedge fund DE Shaw who became sufficiently disillusioned with her hedge fund modelling that she joined the Occupy movement.
At the recent Agile 2016 conference, ICAgile announced a number of milestones – more Certified Experts qualified, some additional certification pathways, and substantive growth in certified participants and member training organisations. Ahmed Sidky and Shannon Ewan discuss all of this with InfoQ and why the agile mindset is more important than any set of practices or techniques.
Learn two novel practices for continuous delivery to increase speed and reliability of software development and reduce risks: Latent-to-live code pattern and Forward compatible interim versions.
Software developers can raise their consciousness through the use of disciplined technical practices. A knowledgeable developer can influence an ever-increasing portion of the world.
Bimodal IT has been supported by many and criticized by many. InfoQ reached out to enterprise experts to dig deeper into the pros and cons of this strategy and how/when/if is it applicable.
The HTTP-RPC open-source Java framework returns results in JSON by default, but can use the CTemplate system to respond with custom markup.
More and more companies are realizing that having an Agile organization is critical to attracting and retaining the latest generation of millennial engineers. Here’s why.
InfoQ interviews Chris Fregly, organizer for the 4000+ member Advanced Spark and TensorFlow Meetup about the PANCAKE STACK workshop, Spark and building data pipelines for a machine learning pipeline
“This web page is slow” is a common complaint about web sites. While the web brings some desirable characteristics such as global delivery, it also brings challenges at the performance level.
We hear, and even use, the phrase “agile mindset.” But what is it, really? In this article several themes are identified, and ideas for introducing and nurturing these themes are discussed. 4
Christine Doig spoke at OSCON Conference about data science as a team discipline and how to navigate data science Python ecosystem. InfoQ spoke with Christine about challenges of data science teams.