At QCon San Francisco Rafael Schloming presented “Service Oriented Development”, and argued that an organisation migrating to #microservices must seek to break up their monolithic development processes in addition to attempting to break up the system #architecture. Treating newly formed microservice teams as internal “spinoffs” provides boundaries and encourages self-sufficiency and autonomy.
By Daniel BryantPlease follow and like us: http://www.infoq.com/news/2017/11/service-oriented-development?utm_campaign=infoq_content&utm_source=infoq&utm_medium=feed&utm_term=Agile
This is the third in a series of articles that will help you think about how you might want to customize your #agile approach for your context. Many agile approaches assume teams will estimate with #story points, which leads to a project #velocity measure. Instead of velocity, consider counting stories or using cycle time for estimation. You might not need to measure velocity at all.
By Johanna RothmanPlease follow and like us: http://www.infoq.com/articles/agile-approach-estimation?utm_campaign=infoq_content&utm_source=infoq&utm_medium=feed&utm_term=Agile
I get a lot of reader questions about #freelancing. People interested in freelance web development or freelance mobile development or what have you. I applaud the desire to go free agent, and I think you should do it. But I think you get a lot of bad advice about how to do it. Bad advice at a philosophical level, that is.
Today I'm not answering a specific reader question, though. Instead, I'm just going to talk about going freelance. I did this years ago and have had a good run. But I really wish I knew then what I know now. Hopefully, I can help you get to joy a lot quicker and in less roundabout fashion than I did.
And don't worry. I've stated that you're asking the [...]