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Sprint Reviews with Kanban

Scrum.org

“A good review from the critics is just another stay of execution” -- Dustin Hoffman. I’ve always been intrigued by the different ways in which Scrum Teams go about their Sprint Reviews. It isn’t as though I coach a range of techniques, and suggest that teams just pick whatever format they like.

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Outsourcing Software Development Best Practices

Luis Goncalves

Product development is a long and laborious process. Sometimes, you have to get new features out the door so you can launch your product right away and start raising money.

Software as a Service

DevOps.com

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5 Blog Content Strategy Tips for B2B Businesses

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Organizing for Customer Centricity

Speaker: Tatyana Mamut

Most companies today say they are “customer centric.” Yet many still make decisions primarily based on competitor threats, technical architecture, or executive opinions. So what sets apart those that talk the talk, and those that walk the walk? Join Nextdoor's Head of Product Tatyana Mamut, PhD as she outlines the 7 habits of truly customer-centric companies.

Jeff Sutherland Announces Licensed Scrum Program

scruminc

Licensed Scrum Program. by Jeff Sutherland | August 17, 2019 | Blog. NEXT LICENSED SCRUM COURSES. To search all available courses from Scrum Inc., visit our All Upcoming Courses page. Interested in becoming a Licensed Scrum Trainer? Are you committed to the Scrum Values?

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Leveraging RPA Based Digital Worker to Automate Oracle E-Business Suite ERP

RapidValue

Need for Automating Oracle EBS Transactions Using RPA. Digital transformation using mobility and automation has changed the way traditional enterprise systems like Oracle, SAP, Microsoft, IBM work.

The Barriers to Robotic Process Automation, Part 1

DevOps.com

It sounds alluring enough: Intelligent bots step up and do the menial tasks humans would rather (probably) not be doing–or employers would rather they not, in order to slash costs.

HBase Performance CDH5 (HBase1) vs CDH6 (HBase2)

Cloudera Engineering

HBase Customers upgrading to CDH 6 from CDH 5, will also get an HBase upgrade moving from HBase1 to HBase2. Performance is an important aspect customers consider.

Keeping Busy

The Daily WTF

In 1979, Argle was 18, happy to be working at a large firm specializing in aerospace equipment. There was plenty of opportunity to work with interesting technology and learn from dozens of more senior programs—well, usually.

Build Product Progress with a Strong Data Culture

Speaker: Nima Gardideh, CTO, Pearmill

Have you ever thought your product's progress was headed in one direction, and been shocked to see a different story reflected in big picture KPIs like revenue? It can be confusing when customer feedback or metrics like registration or retention are painting a different picture. No matter how sophisticated your analytics are, if you're asking the wrong questions - or looking at the wrong metrics - you're going to have trouble getting answers that can help you. Join Nima Gardideh, CTO of Pearmill, as he demonstrates how to build a strong data culture within your team, so everyone understands which metrics they should actually focus on - and why. Then, he'll explain how you can use your analytics to regularly review progress and successes. Finally, he'll discuss what you should keep in mind when instrumenting your analytics.

Agile Leadership Toolkit - new book

Scrum.org

A leader is like a farmer, who doesn’t grow crops by pulling them but instead creates the perfect environment for the crops to grow and thrive. Early September a new book will be added to the Professional Scrum Series : Agile Leadership Toolkit - by Peter Koning.

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Cloud Trends of 2019 Including Repatriation, Hybrid and Multi-Cloud

OTS Solutions

Cloud computing can have multiple benefits for your business. It can make remote and flexible work arrangements possible while maintaining communication and data integrity.

Priorities

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The Most Important Factor To Ensure Your Feedback is Heard

Let's Grow Leaders

Last week we shared reasons employees might resist your coaching. There’s one other vital factor to ensure your feedback is heard. Ground Yourself Here Before Giving Feedback Steve had thrown every ounce of energy into launching his most important strategic initiative. Everyone […].

What Is (and Isn’t) Product Management?

Speaker: Steve Johnson, VP of Products, Pragmatic Institute

Product Management is one of the most exciting - and most misunderstood - functions in technical organizations. Is it strategic or tactical? Is it a planning role or a support role? Many product professionals are unclear about what is (and isn't) product management. After all, product management spans many activities from business planning to market readiness. In this session, we’ll examine many product activities and artifacts for product strategy, planning, and growth, and introduce a simple tool that you can use in your organization to clarify the roles of product management and others. Steve Johnson explores the many roles of Product Management in this fun talk focused on why product managers should obsess on problems instead of solutions.

AI vs. Machine Learning vs. Deep Learning

Dataiku

Talking about AI is increasingly complex because it’s often used alongside (or even interchangeably with) the terms machine learning (ML) and deep learning (DL). Why do people use these terms relatively interchangeably, and what are the distinctions?

Why Handwritten Thank You Notes Make an Impression

Women on Business

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Why Leadership Development and Talent Programs Fall Short

N2Growth Blog

Why are so many leadership development and high potential talent programs continuing to fail, or at the very least, not producing what we hope for? The answer is simple, those at the top of the organization are in denial about their own leadership capability.

Three Insights from the World’s Leading IT Organizations

DevOps.com

IT is in a state of change on a consistent basis, but never more so than now. With the increasing importance of the digital customer experience across all industries, technology is at a new inflection point in how it can fundamentally impact executive priorities.

The 5 Levels of Analytics Maturity

Basic dashboards used to be enough to thrill end users. But over time, modern capabilities have emerged—and bare-minimum features are no longer cutting it. How have analytics changed? And where do your BI offerings fall short? Find out sophisticated ways to future-proof your application. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

Evolution of Data Management: The Role of Streaming Data and IoT Data Architecture

Cloudera Engineering

Guest author Ronda Swaney. Gartner has predicted that there will be 20.4 billion connected things in existence by 2020.

Why Are So Many Developers Hating on Object-Oriented Programming?

The New Stack

Object-oriented programming: Some developers love it — but some hate it.

3 Valuable Tips for Designing an Innovative Volunteer Program

Women on Business

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Branding Is Dead, CX Design Is King

Toptal

CX design encompasses EVERY interaction that a customer has with a business. By adopting a CX mindset, brand designers will learn to meaningfully engage customers at multiple touchpoints

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Walk a Mile in Your Customer's Shoes

Speaker: Steven Haines

Product professionals use phrases like "voice of the customer," and "user experience" so often that it can be easy to lose sight of their actual meanings. This phrase blur is dangerous, as it can pull our attention from what should be our real focus: our our customers' and users' needs. How can we, as product professionals, learn to keep customers and users at the heart of our work? Join Steven Haines, globally recognized thought leader and author, as he guides us through a memorable journey demonstrating how you can walk a mile in their customer's shoes. He'll explore how, by developing true empathy for your users, you can ensure you're creating the features and products they actually want. You'll come away understanding: How being customer focused gives you a competitive advantage. Tactics for developing empathy for your users. How to encourage innovation through better customer understanding. September 11th, 2019 11:00AM PDT, 2:00PM EDT, 7:00PM BST

Splunk to Acquire SignalFx to Gain APM Platform

DevOps.com

Splunk today announced it will acquire SignalFx as part of an effort to extend its reach beyond IT operational analytics and into the realm of application performance management (APM). Valued at approximately $1.05

Lowest Bidder Squared

The Daily WTF

Initech was in dire straits. The website was dog slow, and the budget had been exceeded by a factor of five already trying to fix it. Korbin , today's submitter, was brought in to help in exchange for decent pay and an office in their facility.

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The Beleaguered Moderators Who Keep Hacker News Focused on Intellectual Curiosity

The New Stack

When venture capitalist Paul Graham unveiled Hacker News in 2007 , he’d formulated its goal of stoking “intellectual curiosity.” ” “Paradoxical as it sounds, the thing that makes hackers such good startup founders is that they care about more than business.

How to Update Your Video Strategy in 2019

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The Magic of Intent: Start Knowing The Goals of Your Users

Speaker: Terhi Hanninen, Senior Product Manager, Zalando, and Dr. Franziska Roth, Senior User Researcher, Zalando

It's important to know your users - what are their preferences, pain points, ultimate goals? With user research and usage data, you can get a great idea of how your users act. The tricky part is, very few users reliably act the same way every time they use your product. Join Terhi Hanninen, Senior Product Manager, and Dr. Franziska Roth, Senior User Researcher at Zalando, as they explain how they were able to reach a new level of user understanding - by taking their user research and segmenting their users by point-in-time intent. You'll leave with a strategy to change how your product team, and organization at large, understands your users.