In the book reinventing organizations Frederic Laloux researched 12 organizations who use fundamentally new ways to manage work and their employees. InfoQ interviewed Frederic about how evolutionary-teal organizations manage themselves, practices for start-ups, self-organizing organizations, renewing approaches for managing performance of employees and results from evolutionary-teal organizations.
The book Common System and Software Testing Pitfalls by Donald Firesmith provides descriptions of 92 pitfalls that make testing less efficient and effective. The descriptions explain what testers and stakeholders can do to avoid falling into the pitfalls and how to deal with the consequences when they have fallen into them.
Shared leadership is a modern and exciting way to lead and manage. The goal of sharing authority within a team of leaders is to maximize the use of all capabilities and ideas in the organization. It does not force change upon the organizational structure, but builds on the existing structure and makes the best of it. In this article Walid Farag explores shared leadership and provides a case study.
The book Management 3.0 Workout by Jurgen Appelo contains games, practices, stories and tools that can be used to improve management in organizations.
When and how to apply architecture depends on the context. This article shows how you can give proper attention to architecture in an agile setting. Adaptability and conversation are the essentials. 4
This article describes the increasingly popular Microservice architecture pattern, used to architect large, complex and long-lived applications as a set of cohesive services that evolve over time. 12
In this article, authors talk about the impact of pattern languages on software design community over past 20 years. 1
In this article we present some of the most common performance analysis antipatterns in the enterprise platform, expressed in terms of their basic causes along with remediation strategies. 1
Mandy Chessell and Harald Smith have written a book titles Patterns of Information Management in which they present approaches to structuring and managing information assets based on their experiences
In this article, author discusses the effectiveness of using design patterns, based on surveys conducted to indicate which patterns were considered useful under what circumstances. 12
One of the biggest challenges in modern business is how you integrate subsidiaries and present a single global view so that customers and partners find it simpler to integrate with your organisation.
Netflix is a widely referenced case study for how to operate a cloud application at scale. In this interview, InfoQ spoke with Adrian Cockcroft who is the Cloud Architect for the Netflix platform.