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Dr. David Ferruci, the father of Watson, left IBM

Dr. David Ferruci, the lead of Watson development, has left IBM to join a hedge fund, to apply artificial intelligence to macroeconomic modeling. I particularly like the below comment by Dr. Ferruci, re. the current “Big Data” buzz: “But in … Continue reading

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Characteristics of an Agile organization Just found this excellent paper by Ray Arell, Jens Coldewey, Israel Gatt and Jorgen Hesselberg, on what truly Agile organizations looks like. Highly recommended reading.

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Keynote – Scaling Agile to support large scale multisite development

Craig Larman on large scale Agile & Scrum

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How to explain Agile to a CFO

Steve Denning – who’s become one of my favorite mgmt guru’s –  has, in addition to his books,  written numerous papers on modern management principles, principles very much in line with agility. Here’s a couple of those papers, both well … Continue reading

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Feature Centric Development and architectural decay

My previous post was about the difference between a component based organizational architecture, and a feature based one. In this post, I’ll raise a concern that is increasingly being heard in the software development business, about FCD and agility – … Continue reading

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Feature teams, component teams or cross functional teams ?

My two latest posts have dealt with Feature Centric Development (FCD), an “orginizational architecture” pattern that is rapidly gaining popularity in the world of systems and software development. In this post, I’ll briefly touch upon a couple of the concepts/notions … Continue reading

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Feature Centric Development, part II

In my previous post about Feature Centric Development (FCD) I posted the perhaps somewhat rhetorical question on whether FCD is simply the renaissance of top down functional decomposition, hoping that someone would jump in and challenge that claim. And now … Continue reading

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Feature Centric Development – the renaissance of functional decomposition ?

With growing age, it becomes increasingly difficult avoiding to see many of the “new” trends and movements in our industry as anything else but “already been there, already done that”, that is, my argument in this post is that much … Continue reading

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