Any organization that designs a system (defined broadly) will produce a design whose structure is a copy of the organization’s communication structure. Self-organizing, cross-functional (Pod) teams organised around business capabilities with the ability to release their own software to production are the way forward. These videos provide an introduction to these concepts and the thinking behind them.
Strategic enablement of foundational architecture in your platform can help your product and IT teams discover new ways to create value from your organizational assets. We’ll present value-driven approaches to building these necessary capabilities into the platform, paths to follow, and traps to avoid.
Apparently we are living through a time of disruptive innovation, with the creation of new value and the destruction of old norms. This presentation talks about the uses for maps to create Situational Awareness, aid Identification of Pain Points & then Strategising for the future.
Crossing the Chasm is a marketing book by Geoffrey A. Moore that focuses on the specifics of marketing high tech products during the early start up period. Moore’s exploration and expansion of the diffusions of innovations model has had a significant and lasting impact on high tech entrepreneurship.
Gene Kim gives this webinar with LeanKit entitled-DevOps & Kanban: Lessons Learned from The Phoenix Project.
Bringing principles from lean manufacturing and agile development to the process of innovation, the Lean Startup helps companies succeed in a business landscape riddled with risk. This book shows you how.
Very interesting 12 episode podcast that discusses Distributed Architecture, CQRS, Event Sourcing, DDD. With Rinat Abdullin, Jonathan Oliver, Jimmy Bogard.
Martin Fowler and Neal Ford tackle the following question: Why does Agile software development work so well? They provide advice and stress the importance of communication, feedback as a crucial part of software development, the importance of boosting the creativity of developers, and how introspection is essential to continually improving the project.
Microservices are associated with extreme isolation (e.g. no shared database, autonomous dev-ops teams, etc.) At its best, this creates a practical boundary within which modeling and design have a chance to thrive. In Domain-driven Design (DDD) we call this a “Bounded Context”.
Simon talks about technology, millennials, and the importance of practicing empathy. In his talk, Simon Sinek, consultant and author, explain the emergency for companies and organizations to wonder “why”: why, fundamentally, did they build up themselves, why do they exist and which are the values in which they believe?