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Is Scrum hurting your agility?

Scrum.org

By Chris Lukassen & Sjoerd Kranendonk. By now, most organisations are using Scrum, however, many of them feel like the agility of their organisation has degraded, and they might be right!

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5 Ways KPI Analysis Helps DevOps

DevOps.com

Four Vs drive big data solutions: volume, velocity, variety and veracity. Volume and velocity are technical considerations usually receiving a healthy dose of attention among architects and coders.

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What you need to know about the Marriott breach

The Parallax

Obama was president of the United States, Apple introduced its first watch, Russia invaded Crimea, and the San Francisco Giants won the World Series.

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Servant Leadership 101: The 4 V’s to Create a Strong Foundation

Scrum.org

Servant-leaders must create a strong foundation that helps people feel empowered to take action, enables them to move forward in a common direction despite uncertainty, and to feel inspired and resourceful during challenging times.

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? Find out sophisticated ways to future-proof your application. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

The One Thing You Need to do Before Promoting Code to Production

OverOps

Writing, building, compiling and deploying code might seem easier in an automated workflow, but we still need to make sure our code is, indeed, ready for a ‘promotion’.

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2Captcha – Human-Powered Image and CAPTCHA Recognition Service

The Crazy Programmer

With due technical advancement and increasing demand of software for various tasks (of our individual, personal as well as commercial needs), the authenticity of using these software has become as crucial as they themselves are.

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Reducing Poverty in the Age of Automation

DevOps.com

In 1966, more than half of the people in the world lived in extreme poverty. I don’t mean public housing, food stamps, subsidized school lunch, free health clinic poverty.

Do I Need Domain Knowledge to be an Amazing Scrum Master?

Scrum.org

Does a Scrum Master really need technical business knowledge? If you’re trying to break in the world of Scrum, you might be asking yourself: Does a Scrum Master really need technical knowledge? Do they need business knowledge? I’m here to set the record straight.

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OKRs: The Ultimate Guide That Explains Everything You Need To Know

Luis Goncalves

OKRs (Objectives and Key Results) is a recent leadership foundation that helps organisations set, communicate, and measure their goals. Primary function of OKRs is to connect an individual´s personal objectives with the team and the company in a hierarchical way.

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Advantages and Disadvantages of DBMS

The Crazy Programmer

In this article you will know about advantages and disadvantages of DBMS. Database management system is an efficient way to create, manage and update databases and also is a prolific replacement of the old file systems which were earlier used to store and retrieve records. The DBMS facilitates the users to work with large amount of databases with much ease and efficiency but it is very important to know the advantages and disadvantages of the same before we start working with it.

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Monetizing Analytics Features: Why Data Visualizations Will Never Be Enough

Think your customers will pay more for data visualizations in your application? Five years ago they may have. But today, dashboards and visualizations have become table stakes. Discover which features will differentiate your application and maximize the ROI of your embedded analytics. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

Agile Alliance Announces Agile2019 Call for Speaker Submissions

Agile Alliance

Premier industry event now accepting session proposals for those who want to present ideas, experiences, and best practices in Agile software development PORTLAND, Ore.,

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Google Cloud Platform: The Basics for Absolute Beginners

DevOps.com

Google Cloud Platform provides powerful tools and services. Why should you pay attention to one of the leading cloud service providers?

120+ live online training courses opened for January and February

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Get hands-on training in Kubernetes, machine learning, blockchain, Python, management, and many other topics. Learn new topics and refine your skills with more than 120 new live online training courses we opened up for January and February on our online learning platform.

How 3 women technologists built a career of their dreams

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Did you know that women seeking leadership roles often report a lack of good mentors as an obstacle to their career growth. We recently ran a survey for women technologists and almost 47% of the respondents claimed that they had no tech mentors or role models to look up to.

5 Early Indicators Your Embedded Analytics Will Fail

Many application teams leave embedded analytics to languish until something—an unhappy customer, plummeting revenue, a spike in customer churn—demands change. But by then, it may be too late. In this White Paper, Logi Analytics has identified 5 tell-tale signs your project is moving from “nice to have” to “needed yesterday.". Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

How Firecracker Is Going to Set Modern Infrastructure on Fire

The New Stack

One of the most exciting announcements from last week’s AWS re:Invent was Firecracker — an open source project that delivers the speed of containers with the security of VMs.

Career Choices

DevOps.com

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One Shocking Thing Many Agile Coaches Are Getting Wrong

Scrum.org

Many Agile coaches and Scrum Masters believe they know best. They believe teams must follow a certain set of steps and do things a certain way, and if they do, those teams will be more productive, happy, and successful than ever. There's a problem with thinking that way.

Distributed systems: A quick and simple definition

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Get a basic understanding of distributed systems and then go deeper with recommended resources. The technology landscape has evolved into an always-on environment of mobile, social, and cloud applications where programs can be accessed and used across a multitude of devices.

Why “Build or Buy?” Is the Wrong Question for Analytics

Every time an application team gets caught up in the “build vs buy” debate, it stalls projects and delays time to revenue. There is a third option. Partnering with an analytics development platform gives you the freedom to customize a solution without the risks and long-term costs of building your own. Learn when and why it makes sense to build, buy, or take a combined approach to embedded BI. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

9 Ways to attract tech talent as a growing startup

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Over 86% of recruiting agencies face shortages finding and recruiting tech talent. This is according to a survey by Indeed , the most trafficked job-recruitment website in the United States. Because the number of applicants exceeds the number of candidates, it’s an applicant’s market. Companies are competing for a limited talent pool, fighting for their very existence in a proxy war of finding the right people to put in the right job.

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A Life in Sales

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Upgrade your Sprint Planning, gain engagement from your Development Team

Scrum.org

. Hello great people of the world. It’s been a while since I wrote a blog post here. This time I want to share my experience working with Development Teams and a Product Owner at iPrice group who upgraded the way they ran their Sprint Planning. In some teams around the world, the Sprint Planning is seen as the most dreaded Scrum events and because of this reason, they’re thinking to drop Sprints.

New Study: 2018 State of Embedded Analytics Report

Why do some embedded analytics projects succeed while others fail? We surveyed 500+ application teams embedding analytics to find out which analytics features actually move the needle. Read the 6th annual State of Embedded Analytics Report to discover new best practices. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

Assessing progress in automation technologies

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

When it comes to automation of existing tasks and workflows, you need not adopt an “all or nothing” attitude. In this post, I share slides and notes from a keynote Roger Chen and I gave at the Artificial Intelligence conference in London in October 2018.

How ShiftLeft Uses PostgreSQL Extension TimescaleDB

High Scalability

This article is written by Preetam Jinka , Senior Infrastructure Engineer at ShiftLeft. Originially published as Time Series at ShiftLeft. Time series are a major component of the ShiftLeft runtime experience.

FoundationDB: A Reliable Key-Value Store with ACID Compliance

The New Stack

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon sponsored this podcast. The open source FoundationDB data store “falls in the genre of key-value stores or key-value databases so to speak,” said Snowflake Computing ‘s Ashish Motivala.

DevOps as Matrix Management

DevOps.com

How matrix management can help teams work effectively regardless of skills We want teams to share a common purpose. They need a wide set of skills. If we lead by purpose, then we can’t lead by skill, so how are people going to be evaluated on their professional competence? How will they grow?

5 Key Considerations for Top-Notch Product Dashboards

Speaker: Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant, Motivational Speaker

So you want to set your product apart with the latest analytics, but you’re not sure where to start. How do you know what your customers want? And how can you make sure that you’re solving their problems? And wait a second, is it even feasible for your team to take this on right now? Join Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant, as he covers five key considerations for you to keep in mind when you’re updating your software or app to offer the latest in embedded dashboards. You’ll leave with a better understanding of where to begin on creating actionable, insightful dashboards.

The only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself

Scrum.org

(Inauguration speech of Franklin D. Roosevelt, president of USA during WWII). The end of the year is only two sprints away. We are in a refinement session. “So, So, would it still be feasible to deliver the ‘A+flow’ by the end of the year if we do it like this?” The PO asks the team.

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Survey reveals the opportunities and realities of microservices

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

A new report explores how far companies have come with microservices. Fads come and go in the technology world—anyone remember AJAX ? When new, shiny things appear, architects often struggle to determine whether this is merely the latest fad or a genuine future direction.

The Biggest Digital Transformation Must-Haves for 2019

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Digital technologies development has been on a constant rise in the past several years. Technologies such as AR and VR were mere whispers at the beginning of the 21 st century. Today, we see these and other technologies all around us thanks to increased computing power and visionary inventors. These bots are smart and are getting smarter by the day. Their data storage expands with each query they process which in time ensures more logical and useful responses.

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5 Product Traps - And Better Paths

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Is your agile team overloaded with feature requests, with no time for discovery? Do your roadmaps read like impossible wish lists? Well, you’re not alone. It may seem impossible now, but what if we said that with a few changes, you could be meeting deadlines with the ability to predict progress with accuracy, be happy with your progress against the roadmap, and be making time for near-continuous discovery? Johanna Rothman has seen this all too often across many different organizations. She will take us through five common traps that agile product teams fall into – and likely you are in several of those traps right now. And good news - she has ways to avoid them!