BT

New Early adopter or innovator? InfoQ has been working on some new features for you. Learn more

Followers

On Power and Influence

by João Miranda Follow 2 Followers on  Jun 23, 2014

At DevOpsDays Amsterdam, Mark Coleman asserted that all organizational's cultural changes start with one person influencing another. He finds that Charles Handy's writings on power and influence help on understanding how an organizations works and how one can go on to change it. Mark discussed Charles Handy's six sources of power and six methods of influence.

Followers

Bol.com's DevOps Journey

by João Miranda Follow 2 Followers on  Jun 20, 2014

On the first day of DevOpsDays Amsterdam 2014, bol.com, an online store, reported its experiences in its DevOps journey. Full automation, careful team building and an agile mindset that cross-cuts the organisation were the keys to success. RunDeck, Puppet, Hiera and Nagios enable bol.com to build and monitor a full working environment in under two hours, in a fully automated fashion.

Followers

How Etsy Deploys More Than 50 Times a Day

by João Miranda Follow 2 Followers on  Mar 17, 2014 4

Daniel Schauenberg described at QCon London how Etsy, renowned for its DevOps and Continuous Delivery practices, does 50 deploys/day. A fully automated deployment pipeline, thorough application monitoring and IRC-based collaboration are all important to achieve this rate of change while keeping risk to a minimum. Etsy has about 60 million monthly visits and 1.5 billion page views per month.

Followers

Interview with Kevin Behr on Continuous Improvement Kung-Fu

by João Miranda Follow 2 Followers on  Nov 17, 2013

At the recent DevOps Days in New York, Kevin Behr, co-author of “The Visible Ops Handbook” and ”The Phoenix Project”, and Jesse Palmer gave a talk on how they instilled a continuous improvement culture into an operations team. InfoQ interviewed Kevin Behr to know more about the approach that was taken.

Followers

How to Use Feedback with Performance Appraisals for Agile Enterprises

by Ben Linders Follow 8 Followers on  Aug 29, 2013

When enterprises implement agile ways of working, questions can arise if changes are needed in the way performance appraisals are being done? Several authors have suggestions on how you can use feedback next or as a replacement for existing appraisal processes, to improve the performance of individuals and teams.

Followers

Improving Collaboration of Testers and Developers in Agile Teams

by Ben Linders Follow 8 Followers on  May 23, 2013

Collaboration between agile team members, like developers and testers, helps to make teams successful. What can scrum masters do to help testers and developers to work together in agile teams, and improve collaboration?

Followers

Improve DevOps Cultures with Information Consolidation

by Aslan Brooke Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 04, 2013 2

The Appsecute platform aims to improve collaboration and increase productivity through consolidating information associated to an applications lifecycle. The software as a service platform accepts messages directly from people and from integrated technology platforms, then it aggregates those events online for viewing by everyone within an organization.

Followers

Are your Software Development Projects using Agile?

by Ben Linders Follow 8 Followers on  Dec 27, 2012

A Gartner research report from December 2009 predicted that by 2012 “agile development methods will be utilized in 80% of all software development projects”. Let's check if the prediction from Gartner has come true?

Followers

Scrumodoro: Methods For Personal Effectiveness Within Scrum

by Christopher Goldsbury Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 04, 2012 10

Scrum and Pomodoro are blended by Mangus Nord to maximize both team and individual productivity.

Followers

Improving Productivity and Efficiency for Fully Distributed Teams

by Marta Jasinska Follow 0 Followers on  May 31, 2012 2

Andrew Montalenti on his blog pixelmoneky.org talks about viability of fully distributed teams now and in the future.

Followers

Design Thinking and Culture of Collaboration

by Srini Penchikala Follow 13 Followers on  May 16, 2012 2

Design thinking is about creating vision of the future, not just managing the present. Bill Burnett from Stanford University recently spoke about design thinking and what questions we need to ask to shift from design to design thinking.

Followers

The Daily Standup/Scrum is not for the Scrum Master

by Anand Vishwanath Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 18, 2012 6

Mike Cohn recently suggested that the Daily Standup (or Scrum) is not a status meeting for the Scrum Master, but a forum where team members are synchronising their work. Techniques such as breaking eye contact are helpful for Scrum Masters to fix this anti pattern in their teams.

Followers

Is Agile Stifling Introverts?

by Todd Charron Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 31, 2012 11

For years Agile has been encouraging teams to work together collaboratively in open spaces and encouraging developers to pair program, but lately these types of practices have been coming under fire.

Followers

IRQA - A Requirements Definition and Management Solution for Systems Engineering Projects

by Michael Stal Follow 0 Followers on  Jan 27, 2012 5

Visure Solutions recently announced the availability of IRQA which denotes a solution for requirements definition and management (RDM). A sound process using professional tools is important for ensuring the quality of product and solution development with respect to the requirements specification.

Followers

Preview of Visual Studio 11: Agile Support, Group Collaboration, and Clone Detection

by Jeff Martin Follow 5 Followers on  Jan 25, 2012

VS11 will provide new tools that expedite unit testing, refactoring, and easier communication across the entire development team. These new components are intended to benefit everyone from developers, and testers to those deploying and maintaining the resulting application.

Login to InfoQ to interact with what matters most to you.


Recover your password...

Follow

Follow your favorite topics and editors

Quick overview of most important highlights in the industry and on the site.

Like

More signal, less noise

Build your own feed by choosing topics you want to read about and editors you want to hear from.

Notifications

Stay up-to-date

Set up your notifications and don't miss out on content that matters to you

BT