Fri.Jun 07, 2019

Continuous Reliability: How QA and SREs Can Improve Their CI/CD Workflow

A key challenge in maintaining and accelerating the speed of software delivery is balancing the rate of change with the reliability of your software. With the move toward an increasingly automated workflow, as well as teams of dozens to hundreds of engineers introducing changes at a high frequency, the ability to identify the issues that […]. The post Continuous Reliability: How QA and SREs Can Improve Their CI/CD Workflow appeared first on

The Optimal Kubernetes Cluster Size? Let’s Look at the Data

The New Stack

Rob Hirschfeld. Rob Hirschfeld is CEO and co-founder of RackN, which offers orchestration software for the container-centric data center. He has been in the cloud and infrastructure space for nearly 15 years, from working with early ESX betas to serving four terms on the OpenStack Foundation Board.

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How to create an innovation infrastructure


Jane Jacobs, one of my favorite change makers, wrote in 1961: "Why have cities not … been identified, understood, and treated as problems of organized complexity?" This line, from The Death and Life of Great American Cities , has even more resonance today, since 54% of the planet now lives in cities, up from 30% in 1950; this figure is estimated to reach 66% in 30 years. Enterprise IT, IT Ops, Special Coverage: O'Reilly Velocity Conference, Agile Enterprise

Appium: The Untold Story – Dan Cuellar & Jason Huggins

Agile Alliance

Today, Appium is the defacto standard for automating mobile apps, but it hasn’t always been that way. Not long ago, many questioned the purpose, philosophy, and even the usefulness of Appium. Those who actually used it suffered with frequently breaking builds and many missing and broken features. Dan, along with special guest Jason Huggins, will tell the story of how Appium came to be and how it rose to popularity and eventually overcame its initial problems.

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.

5 Strategic Steps for Choosing Your Data Labeling Tool


This is a guest article by Philip Tester from CloudFactory. A growing number of businesses are seeking to apply artificial intelligence (AI) to innovate customer experience and launch disruptive products.

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Reliable, Fast Access to On-Chain Data Insights


At TokenAnalyst , we are building the core infrastructure to integrate, clean, and analyze blockchain data. Data on a blockchain is also known as on-chain data. We offer both historical and low-latency data streams of on-chain data across multiple blockchains.

The Spotify Model and Scrum@Scale


Spotify Model. Spotify and Scrum@Scale. Spotify is well known for creating the streaming music service that disrupted the music streaming industry. But how that platform was built and continues to be enhanced is just as famous in many business circles.

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Cisco announces its intent to Acquire Sentryo, the Pioneer of Cybersecurity Solutions For The Industrial IoT

Lyon, France, June 7th – Cisco announced today its intention to acquire Sentryo.

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The internet will always be there for you. Or not.


Digital transformation as we know it would be impossible without the internet. This global network of connected computers and devices enables us to access information, resources, and services, to transact business, to communicate and collaborate in real time from anywhere in the world, to entertain and educate ourselves, and more. Without the internet, everyone would […]. Networks Public Sector Smart Cities Technology, Media & Entertainment, Telecommunications broadband internet

Contact Center Cloud Migration Done Right

Speaker: Sheila McGee-Smith, Founder and Principal Analyst, McGee-Smith Analytics

Many companies are in the midst of migrating their contact center to the cloud. Understanding how best to execute the transition of premises to cloud is part of that process. Join contact center industry analyst and No Jitter blogger Sheila McGee-Smith as she discussed tried and true best practices for avoiding the potential pitfalls of CX migration.

The New Stack Context: Monitorama 2019

The New Stack

Welcome to The New Stack Context , a weekly wrap-up podcast of all the news and events from the week. This week, we come live from the Monitorama conference, held this week in Portland, where we spoke with Liz Fong Jones , developer advocate at observability service provider

The Secret Ingredient to Master Delegation

Let's Grow Leaders

Have you ever delegated a task and then six weeks later wonder what happened to it? Avoid the delegation black hole, help your team to work more productively, and distinguish yourself as a manager who gets more done with this one […].

Member of the Band – David Sanchez Senior DevOps Engineer

Gorilla Logic

Much like a pod of whales or a pack of wolves, did you know that a group of gorillas is called a band?

Serverless is easier than you think

The Agile Monkey

When serverless pops up in conversation, there is sometimes an uncomfortable silence in the room. This is possibly because the majority of us don’t know much about serverless. Hopefully, you’ll know more after you read this post! Serverless is the new paradigm for building applications.

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.

Positively Impacting Clients Through Thoughtful DevOps Implementation: Interview with Juan Ruiz


It’s been a little over a decade since DevOps started to make its way into the mainstream of software development. But rather than wane, it’s become a powerful framework that’s integral to different areas of the software development lifecycle. Software Development

Announcing Instant Hands-On Labs for Google Cloud

Linux Academy

Nothing gives us more joy than announcing new features and enhancements that add to the learning experience. Today, we’re happy to announce instant labs are now part of our Google Cloud Consoles in the Linux Academy Cloud Playground!

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This Week in Programming: ‘We are Never, Ever, Ever Licensing Your Software’

The New Stack

If you look at the variety of open source licenses available , you’ll notice one theme in common — they all permit the use of that open source code in the creation of commercial products.

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.

Lean Lunch Lines


Budapest “This doesn’t look good,” Tom said, pointing out six signs high on the wall, side-by-side. Three said “Pork and Beef.” Three said “Fish and Vegan.” Below each sign a serving station was being set up. Lunch break started in a half an hour.

How to Create a Food Delivery App Like GrubHub or UberEats


Planning to create a food delivery app for your restaurant business but don’t know how to start? Our company has successful examples of on-demand apps launched in the USA — and we want to share our experience with you! In this post, you will find a detailed food delivery app development guide.

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How Aviatrix’s intelligent orchestration and control eliminates unwanted tradeoffs encountered when deploying Palo Alto Networks VM-Series Firewalls with AWS Transit Gateway


Deploying any next generation firewall in a public cloud environment is challenging, not because of the firewall itself but because of the public cloud networking services that practitioners must use.


A Cloud Guru

We have a winner! A Cloud Guru’s very own Scott Pletcher took first place in the recent AWS DeepRacer event at AWS Summit Chicago.

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Make an Impact with Analytics and Journey Maps

Speaker: Kirui K. K., Co-founder and CEO of Tanasuk Africa

If you want to offer a better user experience, it can be tempting to track each and every data point in your product. However, this can quickly get complicated and overwhelming as you collect more and more data. How do you know which metrics will help you improve? Kirui K. K., Co-founder & CEO Tanasuk Africa, wants you to know that analytics don't have to be complicated to make an impact - no matter the size of your company. Join him as he explains how to create a customer journey map, then use that map to figure out the metrics you need to know - and how to use them.

Welcome to ATX, Navigate ’19 Attendees!


We are gearing up for our next Navigate conference in just a few days. We know it will be a busy week, but while you’re here, we’ve pulled together a quick guide on things to do while in Austin. Take a quick walk around Austin with our PR manager and roving reporter, Natalie Groves.

Insurtech: present and future of insurance companies


Last May 28th some of us were fortunate enough to attend a very interesting event about the Insurtech world at Barcelona’s Pier01, courtesy of Barcelona Tech City.

Using AI to Solve Real World Problems: Meet the Winners of the Smart India Hackaton


With over 100,000 participants, 3,000 technical institutions, and 200 organizations involved, the Smart India Hackaton (SIH) is one of the biggest student software and hardware hackatons in the world. It is a 36-hour-long digital product development competition where students are encouraged to use the latest technology to solve present-day problems, and thus form a culture of innovation and a problem solving mindset.

Identity is Security: Don’t Blink


If you blink, you might miss the next privacy regulation being passed. That was definitely the case this week as we saw the privacy law movement in New York with the New York Privacy Act. In terms of scope, it seems to rival the landmark California Consumer Protection Act, and people are waiting with bated breath to see if it passes before New York’s legislative session closes on June 19 th.

Your Post-Launch Toolkit for Understanding Your Users

Speaker: Brittney Gwynn, former Director of Product, Simple Health

If you've ever launched an MVP, you know that the journey has only just begun. How do you figure out what to do next? You know that you need to look at how different user segments react, but how do you quickly distinguish signal from noise so you can iterate and improve? Join Brittney Gwynn, former Director of Product at Simple Health, as she explains how you can use early customer feedback, usage data, and continuous experimentation to optimize your journey to product-market fit. Whether you're at a brand-new company, or looking to innovate within a more mature organization, or anywhere in between, you'll come away with a new skill set, ready to make the most of your launches.