From JAX 2012

2 Fast 2 Furious – What happens when Agile becomes an obsession?

Those who rise to become an Agile Enterprise do not automatically achieve greater competitiveness. Gone are the days when a team could be called agile by accomplishing five releases per year – today truly agile companies create multiple releases per day. The problem is that the majority of agile teams are tuned for speed, innovation and change, but few are focusing on actual results. Stephen Burton of AppDynamics discusses this within his JAX-Keynote – what happens when companies become too focused becoming “Agile” and how this obsession can even make an end of the business. Stephen gives practical tips for developer teams can handle agility properly

JAXconf Session

New Challenges and Approaches for Enterprise Java – Eberhard Wolff

In his presentation at JAXConf 2012, Eberhard Wolff of adesso discusses the impact of new platforms such as NoSQL, DevOps, and the cloud on the future of Enterprise Java. Java EE has long enjoyed broad support across the industry through companies like IBM, Oracle, and SAP, but Java developers need to be prepared to tackle the challenges and opportunities presented by new startup-fueled technologies. Image courtesy of iowa_spirit_walker on Flickr. Check out more JAXconf sessions and keynotes on Marakana