Wed.Jan 20, 2021

Facilitating Retrospective in the Prison

Remember the good old check-in activity for retrospectives called ESVP – Explorer, Shopper, Vacationer, Prisoner? I couldn’t imagine that “Prisoner” would become so literal for me - until I found myself in a real prison facilitating a Retrospective for a group of my cellmates, political prisoners.

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From Build to Run: Pointers on Secure Deployment


Our experience with resources on secure deployment Have you ever searched for resources on “Secure Software Deployment”? Most of the results revolve around the pentesting or putting security tools in your CI/CD pipeline.


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Fix Your Boring Daily Scrums

Imagine Developers arriving at the Daily Scrum feeling like they want the monotony of it to end. They wish they hadn't had to bother to attend in the first place.


Enterprise Software Development Will Break the Speed Limit in 2021

For some, 2020 was the year for software development speed … but not for everyone. Startups and SMEs climbed on board the CI/CD, shift-left and agile development train en masse – and reaped the benefits of faster iterations and tighter release schedules.

Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

Digital Transformation is a Data Journey From Edge to Insight


Digital transformation is a hot topic for all markets and industries as it’s delivering value with explosive growth rates.

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AoAD2 Practice: Stories

James Shore

Second Edition cover. This is a pre-release excerpt of The Art of Agile Development, Second Edition , to be published by O’Reilly in 2021. Visit the Second Edition home page for information about the open development process, additional excerpts, and more. Your feedback is appreciated!

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Measuring the Business Benefits of AIOps

Staffing levels within IT operations (ITOps) departments are flat or declining, enterprise IT environments get more complex by the day and the transition to the cloud is accelerating.

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YDS: Do We Still Have a Sprint Review if Nothing is Done?

On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: Do we still have a Sprint Review if nothing is done? A Scrum team got to the end of their Sprint but did not have a done increment of product to show their stakeholders. What should they do? Cancel the Sprint Review? Show undone work?


HAProxy Updates Data Plane API to Simplify Service Discovery

HAProxy has updated the open source HAProxy Data Plane application programing interface (API) to include service discovery capabilities alongside native support for the Consul service mesh being developed by HashiCorp. Version 2.2

Open Source & Open Standards: Navigating the Intricacies of a Symbiotic Partnership

Speaker: Guy Martin, Executive Director of OASIS Open

The COVID-19 global pandemic has raised the already bright visibility of technology to an even higher level. Join Guy Martin, Executive Director at OASIS Open, as he presents this webinar that will discuss how we can make open source and open standards even more effective by helping them recapture their strong partnership.

Webinar Review: Make DevSecOps Your New Year’s Resolution


Challenges of Today’s Software Delivery Working efficiently and effectively is a constant challenge for IT teams. Individual organizations and industries at large demand greater innovation and high-quality outputs while maintaining a strict budget.

Red Hat Expands RHEL Subscription Program for Developers

Red Hat is extending its developer program to make it simpler for both individual developers and small teams to access a free Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) operating system subscription.

Ready to Test Your Hacking Skills? Join Tenable’s First CTF Competition!


Tenable launches new Capture the Flag event for the security community, running from February 18–22. Capture the Flag events are a tried and true way of testing your cybersecurity skills, practicing new ones and seeing how you measure up against others in the industry.

Leadership Lessons CEOs Can Take From 2020

CEO Insider

No one predicted what happened last year. Our vocabulary expanded, our world view was altered, and for many, the way and where we work changed. While some would like to forget 2020 and just move on, wise CEOs know there are rich lessons to be found in challenging and painful experiences.

Realizing the Benefits of Automated Machine Learning

How are organizations using machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to derive business value? Renowned author and professor Tom Davenport explains the rise of automated machine learning, its benefits, and success stories from businesses that are already using it.

Building a Machine Learning Application With Cloudera Data Science Workbench And Operational Database, Part 3: Productionization of ML models


In this last installment, we’ll discuss a demo application that uses PySpark.ML to make a classification model based off of training data stored in both Cloudera’s Operational Database (powered by Apache HBase) and Apache HDFS.

Helpful Tools for Apache Kafka Developers


Apache Kafka® is at the core of a large ecosystem that includes powerful components, such as Kafka Connect and Kafka Streams. This ecosystem also includes many tools and utilities that […]. Command Line Tools Kafka Streams kafkacat ksqlDB REST Proxy Tools Apache Kafka

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5 essential fintech skills organizations need to develop now


Learn what fintech skills are more critical to organizations now than ever before, including DevSecOps, AI/ML, data, cloud, blockchain and security

How to Protect Your Azure App with a Web Application Firewall

Modus Create

This article is part of our upcoming series on Microsoft Azure’s security services, geared towards DevSecOps and DevOps engineers.

Leading Advertising and Analytics Company Outperforms With a Graph Database

Xandr, a division of AT&T, has built an identity graph that connects information on people, households, and more. The company is using this graph to provide advertisers an ability to deliver commercials more successfully than ever before. Learn more.

Life Lessons Interview with Mike Figliuolo


Mike Figliuolo, thoughtLEADERS’ Managing Director, recently sat down with Jinky Diola of to share some life stories, tactics, and experiences. Read the full interview below.

Failing the Test

The Daily WTF

Like many dev teams, Rubi 's team relies heavily on continuous integration. Their setup, like many others, relies on git hooks, and whenever someone pushes a commit to any branch, it automatically runs all the associated unit tests. Good code stays green, and any bugs are immediately revealed.

Sunflower Lab Named in Top 100 Companies in the World for Fastest Growth + Sustained Growth

Sunflower Lab

Sunflower Lab Makes Clutch’s Top 100 List of Fastest Growing + Sustained Growth Software Development Companies in the World. Our team at Sunflower Lab just got off the phone with Clutch!

How to Build a Real-world App: A Nuxt.js Firebase Tutorial (Part 2)

Gorilla Logic

T his is the second part of a two-part blog post that will introduce you to Nuxt.js, a higher-level framework that builds on top of Vue. In Part 1 of this tutorial, we created a simple project to consume a blog post API endpoint and then display it. Part 2 of this tutorial will focus on Nuxt.js

Cloud-Scale Monitoring With AWS and Datadog

In this eBook, find out the benefits and complexities of migrating workloads to AWS, and services that AWS offers for containers and serverless computing.

Oracle January 2021 Critical Patch Update Includes Fixes for Five Critical WebLogic Flaws (CVE-2021-2109)


Oracle’s first Critical Patch Update of 2021 addressed 329 security updates across 25 product families, including five new critical flaws in Oracle WebLogic Server. Background. On January 19, Oracle released the Critical Patch Update (CPU) for January 2021 , its first quarterly release for the year.

The best AI, analytics, and big data conferences of 2021


As in 2020, most conference organizers are once again opting to hold their events virtually, althoug some events scheduled for the latter half of the year are optimistically scheduled to be in-person events.

How to configure clients to connect to Apache Kafka Clusters securely – Part 3: PAM authentication


In the previous posts in this series, we have discussed Kerberos and LDAP authentication for Kafka. In this post, we will look into how to configure a Kafka cluster to use a PAM backend instead of an LDAP one.

Can ventilation help fight against the spread of COVID-19 and help us think better?

Rapid BI

Can a colourless, odourless gas impact the spread of the COVID-19 virus and our ability to think and problem solve? Can ventilation help in the fight against the spread of COVID-19? In my madness, I decided to start a new B2C business in the middle of COVID-19.

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What is Contextual Analytics? The Next Evolution of Embedded Analytics

Download this white paper to learn what contextual analytics is, how BI platforms like Yellowfin revolutionize the way users discover insights from their data with native contextual analytics, and how it adds value to your software solution by elevating the user experience.

GigaSpaces Closes Strong 2020, Doubling Annual Recurring Revenues, Fueled by New Product Innovations to Drive Customers’ Digital Transformation

Growing demand for In-Memory Computing platforms powers record results New York, NY — January 20, 2021 — GigaSpaces, the leading provider of in-memory computing platforms that drive digital transformation announced today its 2020 results.

Successful Data Virtualisation: more than the right choice of platform

Data Virtualization

Learn in 12 minutes: What makes a strong use case for data virtualisation How to come up with a solid Proof of Concept How to prepare your organisation for data virtualisation You’ll have read all about data virtualisation and you’ve.

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RPA Testing vs Test Automation: What you need to know?

Daffodil Software

What is RPA Testing? And how is it different from Test Automation? Is RPA better than test automation in scope and scale? Let’s find out. Robotic Process Automation