A survey of more than 4,000 developers found that agile has reached critical mass — but executives still don't get it. It's a shame, because agile has lessons beyond software.
Service technology -- from SOA to cloud to IT service management -- promises many "-ilities": greater agility, flexibility, and reusability. Joe McKendrick explores the challenges and opportunities with service orientation, and how to capitalize on these emerging computing philosophies.
Joe McKendrick is an author, consultant and speaker specializing in trends and developments shaping the technology industry.
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Service modeling and management may help elevate IT service levels, but progress has been slow.
OASIS launches technical committee that promises to have a widely accepted machine-to-machine connectivity protocol available in about a year.
A reader sounds off: Cloud computing services don't magically materialize, 'they have to be on somebody's premises.'
Dice's monthly count of IT listings shows New York and Silicon Valley as top markets, big data the top skill.
Data centers were originally designed to efficiently run and protect core systems. Will cloud clear away two decades' worth of clutter?
Agile is good, but busy, widely dispersed software development organizations also need to keep re-assessing the way they do things.
Call it 'streampunk.' Renowned Yale computer scientist David Gelernter explains why the web is coming to an end, and what's replacing it.