Jazoon Conference Report

Methods & Tools is a media partner of Jazoon and I spent one day in Zurich assisting to this conference that has an attendance over 450 people coming from more than 25 countries. Although its original focus was on Java and still keeps a lot of its content around this technology, there are a lot […]

Excellence in Software Engineering Conference Report

I spent one day last week at the Excellence in Software Engineering (ESE) Conference in Zurich. This conference is aimed at professionals involved in decisions regarding software development processes, methods and technologies. The 2012 edition proposed three tracks: Agile and Lean, Cloud Computing and Mobile Applications. Presentations were in German or in English. Here is […]

Java Cloud Strategy

The Cloud approach is gaining ground in organizations as the new standard for IT infrastructure. We mostly see it in its “public” version with offers like Amazon Web Services, Cloud Foundry or Windows Azure. There is however also the emergence of “private” clouds that are operated inside organizations. The Cloud Computing Development web site has […]

Software Linkopedia September 2011

Web Site: Introduction to Databases – Stanford University Free Online Course Blog: The 10 Minute Test Plan Blog: A Checklist for a Distributed Retrospective Blog: Appraisals and Agile Don’t Play Nicely Article: Rational Unified Best Practices: A Primer for the Project Manager Article: Defining Software Quality and Economic Value Article: Tools and Techniques for .NET […]

A Java Cloud Platform

I have attended recently a interesting conference by Sacha Labourey, the former CTO of JBoss, that presented his new start-up named Cloudbees that aims at providing a “frictionless” platform to develop and run Java (or more precisely JVM-based language) software in the cloud. This conferences provided interesting informations on the benefits and limitations of currently […]