Article: Evidence-Based Management Guide - Updated
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The Evidence-Based Management Guide provides a framework for organizations to measure, manage, and increase the value they derive from their product delivery. The updated version includes a new key value area called Unrealized Value and provides example measures that organizations can use to find their own measures that fit their context. By Kurt Bittner, Patricia Kong, Ben Linders...

Protecting Artificial Intelligence from Itself
1 day ago, infoq

Applications using artificial intelligence can be fooled by adversarial examples, creating confusion in the model decisions. Input sanitization can help by filtering out improbable inputs before they are given to the model, argued Katharine Jarmul at Goto Berlin 2018. We need to start thinking of the models and the training data we put into them as potential security breaches, she said. By Ben Linders...

Google Announces Support for Go Language on Cloud Functions
1 day ago, infoq

In a recent post, Google has announced support for Go 1.11 on Cloud Functions, which is their Function as a Service offering. With this announcement, Go joins the line as a supported programming language for Cloud Functions besides the previously available Node.js and Python. By Eldert Grootenboer...

Mini book: The InfoQ eMag: .NET Core
1 day ago, infoq

In this eMag covering .NET Core, we will explore the benefits of .NET Core and how it can benefit not only traditional .NET developers but all technologists that need to bring robust, performant and economical solutions to market. By InfoQ...

Podcast: Seb Rose on BDD, Cucumber, Cyberdojo, Certification and Testers in Code Reviews
1 day ago, infoq

In this podcast recorded at the Agile 2018 conference Shane Hastie, Lead Editor for Culture & Methods, spoke to Seb Rose, the dispassionate developer, and one of the principals of Cucumber Limited about his work at Cucumber, the Cyber-dojo charity, designing a robust certification program and involving testers in code reviews. By Seb Rose...

Podcast: Seb Rose on BDD, Cucumber, Cyber0dojo, Certification and Testers in Code Reviews
1 day ago, infoq

In this podcast recorded at the Agile 2018 conference Shane Hastie, Lead Editor for Culture & Methods, spoke to Seb Rose, the dispassionate developer, and one of the principals of Cucumber Limited about his work at Cucumber, the Cyber-dojo charity, designing a robust certification program and involving testers in code reviews. By Seb Rose...

Podcast: Seb Rose on BDD, Cucumber, Cyber-dojo, Certification and Testers in Code Reviews
1 day ago, infoq

In this podcast recorded at the Agile 2018 conference Shane Hastie, Lead Editor for Culture & Methods, spoke to Seb Rose, the dispassionate developer, and one of the principals of Cucumber Limited about his work at Cucumber, the Cyber-dojo charity, designing a robust certification program and involving testers in code reviews. By Seb Rose...

Homebrew 1.9 Adds Linux Support, Auto-Cleanup, and More
2 days ago, infoq

The latest release of popular macOS package manager Homebrew includes support for Linux, optional automatic package cleanup, and extended binary package support. InfoQ has spoken with Mike McQuaid, current maintainer of the project. By Sergio De Simone...

IBM Releases Open Liberty 18.0.0.4 with Support for MicroProfile 2.1 and Reactive Extensions
2 days ago, infoq

IBM’s fourth quarter 2018 release of Open Liberty 18.0.0.4 features full support for MicroProfile 2.1, reactive extensions, and connection pool metrics. Kevin Sutter, MicroProfile and Java EE (EE4J) architect for WebSphere at IBM, spoke to InfoQ about this latest release and what we can expect from Open Liberty in 2019. By Michael Redlich...

Presentation: Real-World Transformation Experiences at StubHub
2 days ago, infoq

George Loyer tells the story how StubHub moved to PCF, bringing value to Ops, Engineering, Architecture, Product Management, Business Owners and Execs. By George Loyer...

Presentation: Real-world Transformation Experiences at StubHub
2 days ago, infoq

George Loyer tells the story how StubHub moved to PCF, bringing value to Ops, Engineering, Architecture, Product Management, Business Owners and Execs. By George Loyer...

Presentation: Reasoning about Uncertainty at Scale
2 days ago, infoq

Max Livingston presents a case study of using Bayesian modelling and inference to directly model behavior of aircraft arrivals and departures, focusing on the uncertainty in those predictions. By Max Livingston...

Presentation: Reasoning About Uncertainty at Scale
2 days ago, infoq

Max Livingston presents a case study of using Bayesian modelling and inference to directly model behavior of aircraft arrivals and departures, focusing on the uncertainty in those predictions. By Max Livingston...

Examining the Value of Agile Certifications
2 days ago, infoq

Ben Linders has recently authored several blog posts examining the benefits of living by the principles and behaviours of Agility over pursuing certifications or adopting frameworks. Knowledge Hut’s recent survey of Agile certifications indicated that those with a greater focus on work-based experience tend to correlate with higher earnings. We report on recent thinking around certifications. By Rafiq Gemmail...

Presentation: Journey to Cloud Architecture
2 days ago, infoq

Dylan Smith discusses the architectural challenges faced turning TFS into Azure DevOps, the evolution of the architecture, and lessons learned along the way. By Dylan Smith...

Presentation: Going Pro: Lifestyle Systems for the Exceptional Developer
3 days ago, infoq

Cory House explores seven facets of life that impact software quality. By Cory House...

Article: Why Do We Need Architectural Diagrams?
3 days ago, infoq

Software architecture diagrams, when created well, and sparingly, can greatly improve communication within the development team and with external stakeholders. They require an understanding of the intended audience, and thoughtful restraint on what to include. Resist the temptation to think that diagrams are unnecessary or unhelpful, simply because there have been plenty of cases of bad diagrams. By Ionut Balosin...

Facebook Spectrum Improves Reliability of Image Upload on iOS and Android
4 days ago, infoq

Facebook Spectrum is a new open-source image processing library for iOS and Android that aims to make the upload process for images more efficient and reliable, striving for the best balance between image quality and file size. By Sergio De Simone...

Inner-Sourcing as Catalyst for DevOps Transformation at Verizon
4 days ago, infoq

Verizon successful scaled their DevOps execution at enterprise level by focusing on three key areas: migrating to the cloud, modernizing their technologies and transforming their culture. Verizon transformed into an inner-sourcing culture based on participation, empowerment, rapid prototyping and meritocracy. By Shaaron Alvares...

Inner-sourcing as Catalyst for DevOps Transformation at Verizon
4 days ago, infoq

Verizon successful scaled their DevOps execution at enterprise level by focusing on three key areas: migrating to the cloud, modernizing their technologies and transforming their culture. Verizon transformed into an inner-sourcing culture based on participation, empowerment, rapid prototyping and meritocracy. By Shaaron Alvares...

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