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Product Owner vs Business Analyst

Scrum.org

Are you a Business Analyst and do you currently fulfil the role of the Product Owner? Or otherwise the Product Owner may have delegated some tasks to you, for lack of time to deal with those themselves. How well does that work for you? Can you manage it?

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Debugging Distributed Systems: 3 Common Distributed Tracing Challenges & How to Overcome Them

OverOps

Below we outline common approaches to distributed tracing, the challenges these methods pose and how OverOps can help deliver greater insights when troubleshooting across microservices.

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Why stopping stalkerware confounds cybersecurity experts

The Parallax

SAN FRANCISCO—The greatest trick stalkerware, one of the most dangerous forms of malware , ever played was convincing the world that it didn’t exist.

Serverless Scientist

Xebia

In a previous blog, we described a novel way for software QA for refactored code already running in production inspired by the Scientist approach GitHub published in 2016. In this blog we explain how we implemented this QA method for testing AWS Lambda functions and our experiences with that.

Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life with Nir Eyal

Speaker: Nir Eyal

Ever get the feeling the world is full of too many distractions? Research shows the ability to stay focused is a competitive advantage, in work and in life. However, in an age of ever-increasing demands on our attention how do we stay productive and stay sane? In this webinar, Nir provides research-backed, practical advice, and memorable strategies for managing distraction and our time. Nir Eyal shares findings of his five years of research into how to master what he calls, "the skill of the century," the power to be "Indistractable."

Klaus Leopold, Sasha Ariel Alston, Semira Allen, Lara Hogan to Keynote AGILE2020 Conference

Agile Alliance

Largest international gathering of Agilists to be held July 20 – 24 in Orlando, Florida PORTLAND, Ore., February 18, 2020 — Agile Alliance today announced the keynote speakers for AGILE2020, the largest annual global gathering of Agile practitioners.

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The DevOps Paradox: How to Balance Speed, Quality and Complexity

OverOps

OverOps sat down with the hosts of the DevOps Paradox podcast to discuss continuous reliability and the multitude of challenges facing today’s DevOps teams. We all know code is being shipped faster than ever these days, but this shifting velocity comes at a price.

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WebAssembly Might Not Be JavaScript’s Replacement, But It Does Have A Lot To Offer 

The Crazy Programmer

95% of the 1.6 billion websites in the world rely on JavaScript to get the job done, but that doesn’t make it popular or well-liked. As a programming language, JavaScript is that ugly, smelly shopkeeper that insists you give them a kiss on the cheek every time you go do your shopping.

Set your iPhone up as a Google 2FA key in 5 steps

The Parallax

You don’t need for an app for this. Google has made it possible to use your iPhone as a two-factor authentication key, just as it did last year for Android phones. Two-factor authentication adds an extra layer of security to account log-ins.

What the Octopus Teaches Us About Agile Organizational Design

Agile Alliance

This entry was written as part of the Supporting Agile Adoption program, an Agile Alliance initiative dedicated to supporting organizations and their people become more Agile. There are some questions in life that simply do not have good answers. “Why do we dream?”,

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Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

A More Effective Daily Scrum? Do it the Fish! way!

Scrum.org

Choosing how you will walk through your day, having fun with your colleagues and clients, actively listen and participating in collaborations, and ensuring others also have a great day. I have written a short story a while ago about the basics of the Fish!

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Product-Service Partnerships

Martin Fowler

When customer companies buy software products, they usually need skilled staff to install them. This staff is usually provided by a service provider company, since software product vendors don't find it makes business sense to build their own services arm. Customers need to be aware of the relationship between product vendors and service providers, and should require transparency on the relationship from those they work with.

What Makes Digital Transformation a Success?

DevOps.com

Despite more than $5 trillion having been spent on digital transformation efforts, survey after survey shows that successful digital transformations are far and few in-between. By many estimates, more than 50% of digital transformation efforts failed in recent years.

How to protect your Ring from hackers (and Amazon partners)

The Parallax

The Ring doorbell spent much of 2019 getting buzzed by perceived security and privacy issues, from secret agreements with law enforcement agencies to cybersecurity practices that put its users at risk.

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BI Buyers Guide: Embedding Analytics in Your Software

The business intelligence market has exploded. And as the number of vendors grows, it gets harder to make sense of it all. Learn how to decide what features you need and get an evaluation framework for every technical and non-technical requirement you could imagine.

Mutation testing with Pitest

Xebia

Mutation testing promises to help ensure quality tests. It does this by making changes to a code base and running all tests. If all is well, some changes in code should result in failing tests. So making a bunch of changes like inverting the condition in an if-statement, should cause the tests to fail. If […]. The post Mutation testing with Pitest appeared first on Xebia Blog. Uncategorized code quality Java mutation testing Software Development

¿Deben los Scrum Master ganar más que los desarrolladores de software?

Scrum.org

Hoy voy a estar examinando una pregunta que es simple. Esta pregunta es compleja en la respuesta. La pregunta es la siguiente: ¿Deben los Scrum Master ganar tanto o más dinero que los desarrolladores de software? La pregunta real que se me planteó fue un poco más matizada.

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Benchmarking Ozone: Cloudera’s next-generation Storage for CDP

Cloudera Engineering

Apache Hadoop Ozone was designed to address the scale limitation of HDFS with respect to small files and the total number of file system objects. On current data center hardware, HDFS has a limit of about 350 million files and 700 million file system objects.

5G Security: Mitigating Threats in the Era of Hyperspeed and Hyperconnectivity

DevOps.com

5G is one of the hottest industry buzzwords right now, and for good reason. Beyond its ability to deliver massive capacity, it is expected to be one of the fastest and most pervasive technologies of all time, fundamentally changing every sector of the economy.

Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

CVE-2020-0618: Proof of Concept for Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services Vulnerability Available

Tenable

Availability of proof-of-concept (PoC) code for recently disclosed remote code execution flaw in Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services leaves sites vulnerable to attack. Background.

Dataiku: A Gartner Magic Quadrant Leader in Data Science and Machine-Learning Platforms

Dataiku

Our 2019 ended with a bang with the announcement that Dataiku became a unicorn valued at $1.4 billion and gained a new investor (CapitalG).

¿Conoces y sigues el flujo de una Sprint Review dentro de tu Sprint?

Scrum.org

Siempre me han intrigado las diferentes formas en que los equipos Scrum realizan sus revisiones de Sprint. Siempre intento mostrar el flujo de una Sprint Review. No es como si yo muestre una gran variedad de técnicas, y sugiero que los equipos simplemente elijan el formato que deseen.

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Episode 3: How to up your collaborative hiring game in 2020 ft. Breaking Bad

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

We hope you are enjoying our series on #NetflixandHire and that it’s helped you be productive and get better at recruiting while binge-watching a TV show! For our third episode, we learn some lessons on collaborative hiring from a show so iconic that even the Simpsons paid a tribute to it.

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2019 State of Engineering Performance Management Report

More than 100 software leaders were asked how they manage and measure engineering performance. How do the findings stack up to your own experience? The report includes the top engineering challenges and the most used performance metrics.

Why BizOps Is Becoming Important and How It Can Help Your Teams

DevOps.com

Every 20 seconds, a million dollars is wasted on IT investments that don’t align with business strategy. How much is your business wasting? To align business, development and IT operations, your teams need to adopt a new BizOps approach.

Enabling 5G Use Cases at the Edge

Dell EMC

The industry really can’t stop talking about the edge. In the interest of not starting a classic “edge” conversation with a definition, let’s focus very specifically about its role as a new business model for 5G.

Stackery Adds Provisioned Currency to Hasten Serverless Cold Starts

The New Stack

After some months of beta testing, serverless abstraction provider Stackery has fully integrated AWS Provisioned Concurrency into its platform, making configuring the feature as easy as checking a box and filling out a single field.

Scrum 101: An Introduction to Scrum

Scrum.org

During a People Side of Software meetup in Chicago, Robert Pieper, Principal Advisor of Responsive Advisors shared the basics of Scrum.

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Beyond the Findings: The Case for UX Research in Digital Transformation

Speaker: Marina Foglietta-Tereo, Head of UX Research, AXA Insurance

People often think of UX research as a tactical approach to improve the usability or visual appeal of a digital product. While good research will certainly validate an existing design, using it for validation alone would be like using your iPhone solely to tell time! Join Marina Foglietta-Tereo, Head of UX Research at AXA Insurance, as she explores the unrecognized organizational, cultural, and strategic benefits of an in-house, central and mature UXR team.