Mon.Oct 21, 2019

Cloud-Native DevOps: Your World to New Possibilities

Dzone - DevOps

In DevOps, everyone needs to trust that everyone else is doing their best for the business. This can happen only when there is trust between the teams, shared goals, and standard practices.

DevOps Chat: 2019 Accelerate Report with Dr. Nicole Forsgren

DevOps.com

There are many interviews you do as part of the role as editor in chief of DevOps.com. Then there are some that make it all worthwhile. Anytime I have the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Nicole Forsgren, it makes all of the other things I do worthwhile. She has a clarity of vision borne from […].

Article: The Current and Future State of Testing: a Conversation with Lisa Crispin

InfoQ Culture Methods

Lisa Crispin talks about the current and future state of testing, how testing works in agile environments, the value testers bring to DevOps, testing machine learning and where testing is headed.

10 ways to sabotage your ITSM project

TechBeacon

That IT service management (ITSM) automation project you are about to undertake is big and complicated. Because it is so technical, it's easy to become so focused on the technologies that you might find yourself overlooking other critical considerations that could cause your project to fail.

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Rapid Experimentation at Every Stage of Product Development

Speaker: Tanya Koshy, VP of Product, UserTesting

Experimentation isn't something you do once you have designs or once you’ve built the product; it's important to validate early and often to better understand your customer, their needs, and the market opportunity. Join Tanya Koshy, VP of Product at UserTesting, as she explores how, by using customer feedback at every stage of the product development process, you can better and more quickly iterate on your product ideas. Ultimately, this rapid experimentation during development will enable you to deliver customer value faster.

How to Align Your Product Strategy using the Product Strategy Canvas (pt 1)

Scrum.org

Hello awesome people. Back with me again with new learning from the trenches. Over the years working with Product Owners mainly who works in large corporations, I see common challenges.

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DevOps Chat: Service Mesh Tracing, from Envoy, Omnition to Splunk

DevOps.com

As application functions get smaller, containerized, become microservices and combine into service meshes, a new set of challenges crop up. What functions does each service perform? What state constitutes services in trouble? What are the dependencies between services across a complex service mesh?

Exceptional QA Engineer Skills: 6 Valuable Traits

Gorilla Logic

Have you ever considered what it means to be a tester or quality assurance (QA) engineer? Is it someone who finds issues on web pages, programs, or applications so they can be fixed?

How to Avoid Pigeon Holing Yourself For Greater Career Success

Let's Grow Leaders

Do you ever feel like you’re pigeon-holed at work? You’re nailing your role and have a track record of career success. In fact, you’re known as the best there is. So, how do you get others to recognize that you have […].

Selecting a Programming Language for Selenium Automation Testing

Dzone - DevOps

So many language to learn, so little time. As people are shifting to automation from manual testing, they prefer to go with the best-suited testing framework for them. When we talk about a popular automation testing framework, most people immediately think about Selenium.

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The Science of High-Impact Experimentation

Speaker: Holly Hester-Reilly, Founder and Product Management Coach, H2R Product Science

Too many product teams don't know what to test, which leads to poorly designed experiments and unclear results. How can a product manager be certain they’re making effective decisions when it comes to experimentation? Join Holly Hester-Reilly, Founder and Product Management Coach at H2R Product Science, as she walks us through the entire experimentation process, from deciding what to test to sharing the results with stakeholders, to illustrate what strong testing practices look like and how they can be implemented in every organization.

Version 1 Software: Don’t Go Chasing Waterfall

CTOvision

I’ve been managing software development projects since the pre-internet digital dark ages. Over time I’ve seen software development process change as much as software languages and tools.

Test Automation: Seamless Integration of Tools and Frameworks

Dzone - DevOps

In this article, I want to give you an overview of how well the latest technologies can be integrated seamlessly into a test automation framework.

The computer understands only in binary numbers

I'm Programmer

Programmer Humor. 1 of 3. ART OF PROGRAMMING! ART OF PROGRAMMING! Everytime I code in C! Everytime I code in C! We all know which youtube tutorial gives the correct answers We all know which youtube tutorial gives the correct answers.

Making Data Readily Available for Developers

The New Stack

VMware sponsored this podcast. The technology industry is undergoing a data revolution in which the unlimited storage and compute power of the cloud is changing how data is stored, processed and managed.

Design and Run Experiments That Actually Progress Your Business

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

Experimenting as a way to explore new products, services, and business models can help eliminate the guesswork involved in building something your customers actually value. That said, it's often quite tricky to take your vision and figure out the first experiment to run. How do you get started? How can you ensure your experiments are well-designed? Join Nick Noreña, educator, entrepreneur, and currently an Innovation Coach at Kromatic, as he walks us through how we can figure out the right experiments to run for any product or service, and in organizations of all sizes.

Open Sourcing Mantis: A Platform For Building Cost-Effective, Realtime, Operations-Focused…

Netflix TechBlog

Truly Becoming Agile by Piping in Automation Testing

Dzone - DevOps

Automation testing is essential to good Agile practices. If you have worked in the technology industry during the last few decades, you have heard the term "Agile" more times than you can count. Agile, DevOps–the industry tosses these buzzwords around like free candy.

How Leaders Quench the Service Thirst of Customers

thoughtLEADERS, LLC

We’ve all heard the idea of being customer-centric, but how you utilizing your leadership to best serve your customers. Today’s post is by Chip R. Bell, author of Kaleidoscope (CLICK HERE to get your copy). The very thirsty crow came upon a pitcher of water.

Scriptless Testing Is Not Just Record and Playback: Top 10 Scriptless Testing Approaches

Dzone - DevOps

Scriptless testing is bigger than just the push of a button. In traditional software development, testing professionals manually tested the developed software but the need to test redundant scenarios necessitated the use of testing tools that would allow them to execute the same tasks automatically.

How to Design Strong Experiments

Speaker: Franziska Beeler, Head of Cloud Academy, and Tendayi Viki, Associate Partner, Strategyzer

When testing new business and product ideas, choosing the right experiment is just the beginning. After we have chosen our experiment, it’s important that we spend some time designing it well. Join Tendayi Viki, corporate innovation expert and associate partner at Strategyzer, and Franziska Beeler, Head of Cloud Academy at Strategyzer, as they walk us through the three key elements that help you design stronger experiments and come away with the evidence you need to advance your idea.

Teradata is Moving the Cloud Forward

Teradata

With four new offerings, Teradata is helping companies move from analytics to answers wherever they are on their cloud journey. Read more

Avalanche Cloud Data Warehouse Launches for Azure with Free Storage Offer

Actian

Today we announced the availability of Actian’s industry-leading Avalanche Cloud Data Warehouse Managed Service for Azure. Actian Avalanche is the only hybrid data warehouse solution on Azure and provides significant performance gains at a lower cost compared to alternatives. We are also pleased to announce a special offer of $0 cloud storage on Azure for customers of Avalanche. . Details of the offer: .

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Alphabet’s Wing starts drone deliveries to US homes

CTOvision

This afternoon, in a first for drone delivery in the U.S., Wing is delivering packages, over-the-counter medication, snacks and gifts to residents of Christiansburg, Virginia. With an expanded Air Carrier Certificate from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Wing today became the first company to operate a commercial air delivery service via drone directly to homes […].

Getting Started with Avalanche for Azure

Actian

Actian?Avalanche Avalanche ?for for Microsoft Azure launched this week with a free cloud storage offer. ?? This post will walk you through getting set up on Avalanche for Azure. You must first have an Actian account as a customer of Avalanche or have signed up for a free trial. . After you log in to the Avalanche service, you will see the below screen in the center of the Avalanche console : .

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Get Better User Insights With Wasteless Validation

Speaker: Tim Herbig, Product Management Coach and Consultant

Product teams tend to get ahead of themselves by rushing from idea straight to building a Minimum Viable Product (MVP). How can a product manager slow their team down and prevent them from wasting valuable resources? Join Tim Herbig, Product Management Coach and Consultant, as he introduces a new way of understanding MVPs and explores how you can approach validation without wasting the resources of your development team.

7 Critical Identity Management Questions Your Enterprise Needs to Ask

CTOvision

Read list seven critical identity management questions every company should ask on Solutions Review : What are the 7 critical identity management questions your enterprise needs to ask itself? Where can you go to find the answers to these questions? Also, how should these questions influence or direct your identity security solution search? Cybersecurity presents a […].

Continuing to deliver on our hybrid vision: Avalanche for Microsoft Azure

Actian

Today we are excited to announce the release of Actian Avalanche for Microsoft Azure. Azure is growing significantly as a platform in the enterprise space and becoming the de-facto choice for retail analytics. Hence, making Actian Avalanche available on Microsoft Azure has been a priority for us. With this release, Actian Avalanche is now available on Microsoft Azure, AWS, and on-premises, delivering on our hybrid and multi-cloud vision.

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How to Keep Company IoT Networks Secure

CTOvision

Read Grayson Kemper explain how companies can keep the Internet of Things networks secure on IoT for All : As employees increase how often they use smart devices as part of their daily jobs, businesses are investing in building IoT networks. While IoT networks make information accessible and protected from hardware errors, businesses should invest in […].

Learning about Edge Computing

Invid Group

Learning about Edge Computing. BY: NEISHA SANTIAGO. What is Edge Computing? Edge computing is the data processing power at the edge of the network, closer to the source of data.

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An Adult Conversation About Estimates

Speaker: Beekey Cheung, Software Consultant, Professor Beekums, LLC

Estimates are a contentious topic in software development. Most of our development teams hate providing estimates and many managers are starting to view them as unnecessary. As senior software leaders, how can we determine whether estimates are helpful or harmful to our teams? We are excited to be joined by Beekey Cheung, a software consultant and blogger known as Professor Beekums, who has helped many leaders and teams go from fearing estimates to using them appropriately. He'll walk us through the value of estimates, how to overcome the hesitancy many have in giving them, and how to provide better estimates.

How Mozilla Festival 2019 Will Highlight Neurodiversity

The New Stack

Neurodiversity spans a variety of experiences, and there is no “one size fits all,” approach to accessibility.

Enabling Intelligent Edge with NVIDIA EGX powered by Nutanix Xi IoT

Nutanix

The advent of 5G technology, growth of IoT devices and the rise of computer vision and AI algorithms are all catalysts for digital transformation, be it for telco or for enterprises in retail, manufacturing, etc

The First Things You Must Do When Hiring Anyone

Strategy Driven

For most people in business , the whole prospect of hiring and firing is one of the most daunting aspects of running a business at all.