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Org Design Is Game Design: Make Yours a Cooperative

Agile Alliance

Forget points, leaderboards, competition. There are deeper principles in game design that apply to our teams and organizations — constructively. The post Org Design Is Game Design: Make Yours a Cooperative first appeared on Agile Alliance. People Process member

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Scrum Team Effectiveness: is the Scrum Master Accountable?

Scrum.org

. Can you be held accountable for something you cannot control? A Scrum Master does just that. Explore the challenges of leadership without authority as we look at the Scrum Master accountability in this video. . In a hurry? Read the video transcript.

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Agile Sustainability Initiative

Agile Alliance

The planet is facing many challenges, including war, hunger, the climate crisis, and the decline of democratic rights. All of these challenges are addressed by the United Nations’ seventeen sustainable development goals, and this is why they are important for the Agile community.

Fogbugz goes dark

Successful Software

Today I got an email titled ‘Your Manuscript Account Balance’ which said: Your Manuscript account is now in arrears in the amount of $31.25. Use this link to specify a credit card for your account and we will use it to settle your balance: [link] *.fogbugz.com/default.asp?pg=pgEditCC

The Executive's Guide to Empathy-Driven ROI

In this guide from UserTesting, learn why empathy is at the heart of your organization's success, and how to promote a more customer-centric culture that's constantly testing its products, services, and messaging to ensure a strong connection with customers.

The Org That BAPO Built

Agile Alliance

Conways Law - the concept that your product resembles your org structure - is a double-edged sword. If your organization is intentionally structured to optimize your strengths, it’s great! The post The Org That BAPO Built first appeared on Agile Alliance. Process member

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Undercurrents of Team Interactions

Agile Alliance

Effective teams deliver better results and more satisfaction. Yet, high team performance remains elusive. Unproductive conflict, personality mismatches, and poor communication undercut team efforts. The post Undercurrents of Team Interactions first appeared on Agile Alliance. People member

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Experience AI with NVIDIA H100 on Dell Servers

Dell EMC

NVIDIA H100 on Dell R750 servers enable the AI-ready Enterprise - try it on LaunchPad today and discover how

Environmental Impact of Digital Products

Agile Alliance

Do you know what are the sustainability targets for your organization? Do you believe going digital is good for our climate and environment? The post Environmental Impact of Digital Products first appeared on Agile Alliance. Process member

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Ethics Sheet for AI-assisted Comic Book Art Generation

Cloudera

Introduction. This blog is intended to serve as an ethics sheet for the task of AI-assisted comic book art generation, inspired by “ Ethics Sheets for AI Tasks.” AI-assisted comic book art generation is a task I proposed in a blog post I authored on behalf of my employer, Cloudera.

Digital Transformation: The New Product

Speaker: Michael Cardy - Red Hat Chief Strategist, Jason Tanner - CEO of Applied Frameworks, and Mike Mace - VP of Market Strategy at UserTesting

Join us to learn how companies mitigate risks through usability testing and real-time qualitative feedback from customers to efficiently launch and develop digital products.

XP for Everyone: Unlocking High Performing Product Teams

Agile Alliance

Lots of organizations say they have high performing teams and good product culture, but the reality is that it’s rare to have both, and even rarer to know how to make changes to make it true. The post XP for Everyone: Unlocking High Performing Product Teams first appeared on Agile Alliance. People member

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Announcing Full Lifecycle Software Supply Chain Security

Aqua Security

Software supply chain attacks have an enormous blast radius and affect multiple targets by compromising a single, shared resource. And these types of attacks are on the rise: Aqua research showed an increase of 300% year-over-year. CNAPP Software Supply Chain Security

Your Estimates Are WRONG and That’s RIGHT!

Agile Alliance

Of course your estimate is wrong! It's an estimate, not a calculation. That doesn't mean you should skip it. In fact, its wrongness is one of the most valuable things about it. The post Your Estimates Are WRONG and That’s RIGHT! first appeared on Agile Alliance. Process member

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Compliance Synergy – DevOps Unbound EP 25

DevOps.com

Achieving compliance might be challenging when embracing DevOps due to the rapid pace of development. However, the agility and automation associated with DevOps might actually simplify compliance.

The Top 5 Business Outcomes Companies Can Achieve From Monitoring Consolidation

In this eBook, learn what the top five business outcomes are that organizations see when leveraging Datadog's end-to-end monitoring tool.

Improving Your Diagramming

Agile Alliance

From ancient times, humans have used diagrams to represent and communicate, whether through cave drawings, sketches or schematics. In this age where remote international knowledge-working is more commonplace, developing our skills for effectively and meaningfully communicating ideas is perhaps more important than ever. The post Improving Your Diagramming first appeared on Agile Alliance. Process member

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Why You Need to Empower Your Developers

DevOps.com

In recent years, the demand for software developers worldwide has increased. However, in 2020, when the pandemic hit, many CIOs pulled back considerably on their IT spending. This trend has quickly reversed. In 2022, worldwide IT spending is expected to reach $4.4 trillion.

Useful Metrics for Agile Teams

Agile Alliance

If you want to know that you are making progress, you need to measure. You have to be able to compare your current state to a prior state in order to know if you are progressing toward the desired (or expected) outcome. The post Useful Metrics for Agile Teams first appeared on Agile Alliance. Process member

KPIs Every Nonprofit's Website Reporting Should Include

TechSoup

Key performance indicators (KPIs) are metrics that provide insight into the performance of any given process or tool. When it comes to nonprofit websites, these metrics can help you determine how effective the site is at driving donations, volunteer sign-ups, awareness, or other organizational goals.

How Collecting and Managing the Voice of the Customer Will Strengthen Your Product

Product teams strive to incorporate customers’ needs in everything they build, but this can’t be done without clear strategy, processes, and feedback loops in place. In this eBook, you'll learn how to build a robust voice of the customer program.

Developing a CLEAR Agile Product Roadmap

Agile Alliance

When will it be done!? It doesn't matter whether it's a complex, multi-national product rollout or a simple localized app. The post Developing a CLEAR Agile Product Roadmap first appeared on Agile Alliance. Process member

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Data Placement and Management Strategies with Microsoft Hybrid Cloud

Dell EMC

What data placement and management strategies will work best for your hybrid cloud data estate

Example Mapping: Slice Any Story into Testable Examples

Agile Alliance

Example mapping is a simple but powerful technique for structuring the conversation you need to have before a user story goes into development. The post Example Mapping: Slice Any Story into Testable Examples first appeared on Agile Alliance. Process member

5 Best Practices for Optimizing Your Unstructured Data

TechBeacon

When it comes to unstructured data, businesses face something of a paradox. On the one hand, they have more unstructured data—and, by extension, more potential for gaining critical insights from data—than ever before.

Modernizing Workloads with the Cloud: How to Improve Performance & Reduce Costs

In this eBook, you’ll learn how to migrate workloads to Azure and optimize performance for your serverless and containerized applications in Azure.

Survival Metrics: Helping Teams Pivot to Change Instead of Planning to Failure

Agile Alliance

How do you know if your team is focused on the right thing? Product teams often know that a project needs to change direction, but they don’t have a way to make that change quickly and safely, especially when so much work has gone into the product, so far. The post Survival Metrics: Helping Teams Pivot to Change Instead of Planning to Failure first appeared on Agile Alliance. Process member

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Driving Innovation Through Data and Analytics

Dataiku

When we think about innovation, most of us default to innovation on product/servicing offerings. While offering innovation is very much part of the innovation process, it’s not the only type of innovation, and some might even argue it’s the easiest for competitors to copy.

Turn Up the Good

Agile Alliance

Many things can hamper the effectiveness of our teams: Too many meetings, technical debt, bugs, multi-tasking, and so on. When we see these problems our first reaction is often to say "We need to fix this stuff". The post Turn Up the Good first appeared on Agile Alliance. People

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Smart Software Algorithms Let IT See More Clearly

Dell EMC

Patented CloudIQ algorithms apply human and machine intelligence to help IT teams move faster and be more successful

Mitigating Risk in Digital Product Development

This guide from UserTesting will show you how digital product teams reduce risk, manage cost, and stay competitive by quickly innovating and iterating digital product development through utilizing human insight.

Modeling Better Decisions

Agile Alliance

In this skit-based presentation, follow "Skylar" through a day in their life as they face one problem after another. After they navigates each issue, we'll pause to reflect. The post Modeling Better Decisions first appeared on Agile Alliance. Process member

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CodeSOD: The Base Model

The Daily WTF

Penny uses a Python ORM. Like most ORMs, it involves a lot of "inherit from a BaseModel class, and get all your database access stuff for "free" Or at least, it used to. They've released an update.

“We Have the Data”: Four Small Words, the Biggest Trap in Software, and How to Cope

Agile Alliance

Four simple words can frighten any knowledgeable technologist: “We have the data.” No English sentence packs as many potential misunderstandings, half-truths, and booby traps into as few words and no enterprise or project is immune to the expensive missteps that can result. The post “We Have the Data”: Four Small Words, the Biggest Trap in Software, and How to Cope first appeared on Agile Alliance. Process member

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