The Chicago Process: How Braintree Develops Software
By: Adam Forsyth
Date: Dec. 12, 2013, 7:01 p.m.
Braintree needs to be highly available and secure, while still maintaining a rapid development pace and strict backwards compatibility. In order to achieve that, we use what has become known as the "Chicago Process". This involves pairing, strict TDD, a team structure, and weekly iterations, all to empower the devs to make decisions and get work of a high quality done while avoiding siloing.