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Using CD4ML to evolve without bias

Martin Fowler

Danilo, Arif and Christoph finish their article on Continuous Delivery for Machine Learning with a peek at the future of platform thinking and how we might use CD4ML to help evolve intelligent systems without bias. more…. skip-home-page

Remote Teams and Virtual Facilitation

Scrum.org

I have my own biases, having seen co-located teams work very well and having struggled with “dislocated” teams, I often recommend my clients to reconsider “dislocated” teams. And by “dislocation” I am not saying you cannot have teams ten time zones away.

Not All Feedback is Created Equal!

Scrum.org

Product Owners have a tough job. I was in a Sprint Review recently where the Scrum Team had some stakeholders talking about an idea they thought was excellent. So, like any studious Product Owner, they immediately typed up the idea and added it to their Product Backlog.

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5 Steps That Helped Me Turn a $15M Loss Into Successful Software Delivery

OverOps

Pierre Bouchard has more than 20 years of experience applying effective engineering solutions for the most complex problems at companies including JP Morgan Chase, BNY Mellon and Wells Fargo.

Production Excellence: Practical Lessons from Site Reliability Engineering

Speaker: Liz Fong-Jones, Principal Developer Advocate, Honeycomb.io

Modern software organizations build increasingly complex distributed systems with many moving parts. As senior software leaders, we often struggle with noisy alerts, grumbling between Dev and DevOps, slow incident resolution and many other related pain points. It’s hard to figure out what to do with this increasingly difficult problem, yet it’s clearly our responsibility to deliver features and production quality. We are excited to be joined by Liz Fong-Jones, who has a deep understanding of what it takes to implement SRE-type practices in many different kinds of organizations. She brings together a picture and set of practices under the umbrella of Production Excellence that provides a clear and practical plan for senior software leaders.

Using metrics to find the pain points in a legacy codebase

Xebia

When you are new to a codebase, you may realise that it’s new for you, but not new to the world. It’s code that has been around for ages and is hard to change, it’s hard to maintain. This is legacy code by definition, and it’s your job to work with it. Even if code […].

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Beyond Mechanical Scrum

Scrum.org

At a recent training class one of the delegates spoke about their present company, about how it was the most “Agile” place he had ever worked.

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Python NoneType

The Crazy Programmer

In this tutorial we are going to discuss about Python NoneType. Before we start discussion on NoneType let us first see what is an object. In any programming language preliminary data types are int, float, char etc. and we can create a class by mixing different data types together and the instances of these classes are called as object. Take this for example: class student(object): roll = 5 stu = student() print(stu.roll) Here stu is and object of class student.

Data Versioning and Pipelines in CD4ML

Martin Fowler

My colleagues continue their article on Continuous Delivery for Machine Learning by looking at the future, considering what further work needs to be done in Data Versioning and Data Pipelines. more…. skip-home-page

Five quality patterns in Agile development

Xebia

In this blog series, I’ll discuss five quality patterns in Agile development to deliver the right software with great quality. For years now companies have been adopting Agile ways of working and mostly the Scrum framework as their way to develop software.

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Organizing for Customer Centricity

Speaker: Tatyana Mamut, Head of Product, Nextdoor

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.

How to Overcome Resistance to DevOps Implementation

DevOps.com

The number of businesses adopting DevOps to make software releases happen faster without compromising on software quality continues to grow. Within the next five years, the DevOps market is expected to reach almost $13 billion.

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Shared Transactional Tables: The Foundation of Next Generation Big Data Warehousing

Cloudera Engineering

The next generation of big data warehousing is being built on transactional tables. Transactions, of course, enable new use cases that require updating, deleting, and merging rows of data.

Kubernetes’s explosive growth has come with attention paid to security and stability

DXC

You may have noticed I write a lot about Kubernetes, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) sponsored open-source container orchestration program. That’s because I have no choice in the matter. Just like Docker turned containers into the way to run server applications, Kubernetes quickly overcame its rivals and became the way to manage containers. Practically […]. Cloud Uncategorized Kubernetes

4 Ways That Nonprofits Can Get More Social Media Engagement

TechSoup

An increasing number of nonprofits small and large are diving into social media each year. And though many do so successfully, some do not receive the results they expected. Social Media Marketing and Communications

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.

Why DevOps is Like Football

DevOps.com

When it’s done right, DevOps is an impressive feat. You have groups of professionals all melding together as one large team working toward a common goal. The groups–and the individuals themselves–perform their roles and hand off tasks to each other at just the right times.

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Scrum and the Power of Diffusion of Responsibility

Scrum.org

On March 13, 1946, 28-year-old Kitty Genovese was stabbed to death in Queens, NYC, across from the apartment building where she lived.

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Things You Have to Pay Attention to When Choosing a Cloud Storage Provider

The Crazy Programmer

Storing files in the cloud is more popular than ever. Whether it’s using iCloud for our Photos, OneNote for our MS Word documents, or Dropbox for large files, cloud computing has become an integral part of our professional and personal lives.

How to Lead in a Caustic Culture

Let's Grow Leaders

To lead in a caustic culture, focus on your influence It’s a question we hear after every keynote we deliver: “I want to build a Courageous Culture, but I don’t know if it will work at my company. It’s not a healthy […].

Walk a Mile in Your Customer's Shoes

Speaker: Steven Haines, Founder and CEO, Sequent Learning Networks

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. 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.

Facebook’s Julie Zhuo on Navigating the Leap From Individual Contributor to Force Multiplier

Gitprime

In this Perspectives in Engineering interview series, engineering leaders talk about how to build, coach, and scale world-class technology teams. The outset of Julie Zhuo ’s career tells a familiar story: an engineer joins an early-stage startup and within a few years is promoted to “manager”—without any real training or understanding around what a successful manager does.

5 Key Skills Developers Need to Master in Order to Thrive

DevOps.com

The promise of the cloud, in its essence, allows the IT department to focus on generating business value rather than spinning cycles fixing and managing infrastructure. However, the cloud is not a one-size-fits-all proposition, and many early adopters are finding it challenging to move to the cloud.

How Can You As A Scrum Master Increase Your Awesomeness

Scrum.org

Just two months ago I was asked by a lady after a community meetup in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: "How can I become a more awesome Scrum Master?" I was surprised to receive such question since I never had anyone asked me that question.

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How the Rise of Data and AI Have Redefined the Data-Driven Enterprise

Cloudera Engineering

The rise of data and AI promises many things: the power to interpret, to predict, to transform. However, until the enterprise learns how to manage and master the data being generated and apply that learning to actual business use cases, that promise remains a distant dream.

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.

Last Chance To Register: Cloud Security Alliance Annual Cruise 26 Sep 2019

CTOvision

Privacy is becoming an ever increasing concern in our world today. Social Networks today are now focusing on users’ privacy given the inherent security risks posed by organizations’ access to personally identifiable information.

Has DevOps morphed into ITSM?

TechBeacon

The more that DevOps matures, the more it looks like IT service management (ITSM). DevOps, DevOps Trends, IT Service Management (ITSM), Special Coverage: Service Management World 2019

Why Integration Must Be Hybrid

DevOps.com

Integration is the central piece that ties your enterprise together.

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How do you incorporate a Design Sprint in Scrum?

Scrum.org

As part of the Scrum.org webinar “Ask a Professional Scrum Trainer - Martin Hinshelwood - Answering Your Most Pressing Scrum Questions” I was asked a number of questions.

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How To Take Action on Customer Discovery

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

We all want to build successful products - and that means satisfied customers. Before anything else, you must understand what problems you can solve. The best way to do that is to get out of the building and start asking questions. But how can you make the most of those conversations, and ensure that you walk away with productive insights? Join Nick Noreña, educator, entrepreneur, and currently Innovation Coach and Advisor at Kromatic, as he covers how we can effectively action our findings from customer discovery conversations.