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What can we learn from a football team about self-organisation?

Scrum.org

"He puts everything in place to get the ball up to the final third of the pitch and then trusts his team to finish the job in the only area of the field that can’t be planned for. ". This is how Thierry Henry, the legendary French striker, describes the football mentality of his former coach in F.C.

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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Bliki: OutcomeOverOutput

Martin Fowler

Imagine a team writing software for a shopping website. If we look at the team's output, we might consider how many new features they produced in the last quarter, or a cross-functional measure such as a reduction in page load time.

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Innovation Games: Creating Breakthrough Products Through Collaborative Play

Agile Alliance

Innovation Games will be indispensable for anyone who wants to drive more successful, customer-focused product development: product and R&D managers, CTOs and development leaders, marketers, and senior business executives alike

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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."

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.

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Drawing up a partnership contract

Scrum.org

Article original en français ici. CONTEXT. In your Scrum Master mission, a manager has asked you to support the implementation of an Agile framework in a team that, according to him, really needs it!

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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 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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Why Do You Need to Listen to Your Developer When Choosing Web Hosting?

The Crazy Programmer

A web developer is a person who’s responsible for a visual appeal of a website and performs tasks related to the website’s layout, development of web applications, and integration of graphics.

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.

Financing Agile Delivery with Forecasts

Scrum.org

Have you ever wondered if there is a better way to fund and monitor agile delivery? Traditional methods of annual budgeting often miss the mark. Wonder no more.

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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

How to FAIL with SCRUM?: Learning from Experience

Agile Alliance

By learning typical FAILURE points, we will learn what NOT to do - so that we may stay on course and achieve what we intend to – using Scrum

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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.

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.

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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Scrum Infinity Stones

Scrum.org

For those of you who are big fans of Marvel Cinematic Universe comics or who have watched the latest avenger’s: end game movie might know that Thanos (supervillain) wanted to possess all 6 infinity stones so that he would be unstoppable and could gain control over the entire universe.

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Scientist, a novel software QA method

Xebia

This article describes a situation we found ourselves in during refactoring an existing application running in production, the implementation of a novel QA method dubbed “Scientist”, and advantages and drawbacks of this new approach. A future blog post will detail the architecture of a serverless implementation for this new QA method. Introduction One of the […]. The post Scientist, a novel software QA method appeared first on Xebia Blog

Join Us at deliver:Agile 2020

Agile Alliance

Around this time last year I tweeted, “XP is not dead; it’s just not where you left it.” I was tired of hearing longtime XP practitioners complaining about the decline (or even death) of XP practices. I was tired because I saw XP every day.

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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.

Automation Hacks for DevOps Teams

DevOps.com

DevOps teams are expected to do more work in less time. They need to plan, test, build, secure and release applications at a fast-paced rate. Of course, the DevOps team needs to achieve all of this while maintaining high software quality.

The biggest challenges faced by recruiters in university hiring (+ perfect solutions)

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

My name is Mark and I am an HR Generalist by profession. I have recently joined a SaaS company and I have been asked to hire fresh graduates for various roles from different universities.

¿Qué es la Sprint Planning y qué flujo sigue para el equipo?

Scrum.org

Como se describe en la Guía de Scrum , el trabajo a realizar en el Sprint se planifica en la Planificación del Sprint. En este artículo contestamos qué es la Sprint Planning.

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Automating MySQL schema migrations with GitHub Actions and more

Github

In the past year, GitHub engineers shipped GitHub Packages, Actions, Sponsors, Mobile, security advisories and updates, notifications, code navigation, and more. Needless to say, the development pace at GitHub is accelerated.

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.

How to Stop Admiring Your Problems

Agile Alliance

It is unclear when the phrase “stop admiring the problem” came into my leadership tool kit, but I have been using it to improve my personal and business life for about two decades.

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Six Routing Challenges When Managing Microservices in Production and How to Avoid Them

DevOps.com

Even experienced DevOps teams can struggle with the nuances of managing microservices in production–where a greater spotlight on network communications can introduce new operational challenges beyond those common to traditional architectures.

Microsoft’s February 2020 Patch Tuesday Addresses 99 CVEs Including Internet Explorer Zero-Day (CVE-2020-0674)

Tenable

Microsoft smashes the CVE count with security patches for 99 CVEs, 12 of which are rated as critical. Microsoft addresses a staggering 99 CVEs in the February 2020 Patch Tuesday release. This update contains 17 remote code execution flaws and 12 vulnerabilities rated as critical.

Change to have a chance

Scrum.org

Wrong determination. People often think that persistence or not giving up will bring them to success. However, looking back to your past, how many times you tried, but did not get a good result? Your determination faced with many failures than successes or even just only failures?

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The Essential Guide to Building Analytic Applications

Embedding dashboards, reports, and analytics in an existing application presents some unique opportunities—and poses unique challenges—to software teams. Download this eBook to hear 16 product experts share insights on business intelligence, UI/UX, security, and everything that goes into building a successful application with analytics at its core.