Mon.May 13, 2019

How to Move Beyond a Monolithic Data Lake to a Distributed Data Mesh

Martin Fowler

Many enterprises are investing in a centralized data platform to provide support for business insights and (hopefully) automated decision making. Having worked with several of these organizations, my colleague Zhamak Dehghani feels there are fundamental problems with this common approach.

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How Do 200+ Scrum Masters Deal With Problems Outside Of Their Control?

Changing the way we work is extremely difficult?—?we we all know this. It requires us to find novel solutions to wicked challenges, to deal with cultural baggage (‘the way we do things here’) and to bring along the people needed to make a change successful.


Kafka Replication: The case for Mirrormaker 2.0

Cloudera Engineering

Apache Kafka has become an essential component of enterprise data pipelines and is used for tracking clickstream event data, collecting logs, gathering metrics, and being the enterprise data bus in a microservices based architectures.

Motherhood and Leadership

My mother was the first person who showed me unconditional love. My mother gave me direction and supported me along whatever journey or passion I was chasing. She picked me up when I fell. Celebrated with me in all my accomplishments. She put me in my place when I got cocky.

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.

Toward the next generation of programming tools

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Programmers have built great tools for others. It’s time they built some for themselves. In a Quora post , Alan Kay lamented the state of tooling for programmers.

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One Huge Leadership Secret to Get Innovative Ideas You Need

Let's Grow Leaders

Get innovative ideas by asking for what you need. They’re just not thinking about the things that make a difference. I keep getting ideas about how to arrange the office when we’ve got big issues to deal with–like how we keep our […].

Open Source Versioning: The Race to Stay Up-to-Date

Open source libraries, once shunned as risky and not ready for prime time, are now used extensively across major corporations, including insurers.

How Big Is It? Measuring the Impact of Change

Women on Business

We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven't already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link]. Reader Submission change impact assessment


How AI Will Change Marketing (and Marketers)


It's no secret that introducing data science, machine learning, automation, and (eventually) AI into the world of marketing will be a critical factor to success.

Build Product Progress with a Strong Data Culture

Speaker: Nima Gardideh, CTO, Pearmill

Have you ever thought your product's progress was headed in one direction, and been shocked to see a different story reflected in big picture KPIs like revenue? It can be confusing when customer feedback or metrics like registration or retention are painting a different picture. No matter how sophisticated your analytics are, if you're asking the wrong questions - or looking at the wrong metrics - you're going to have trouble getting answers that can help you. Join Nima Gardideh, CTO of Pearmill, as he demonstrates how to build a strong data culture within your team, so everyone understands which metrics they should actually focus on - and why. Then, he'll explain how you can use your analytics to regularly review progress and successes. Finally, he'll discuss what you should keep in mind when instrumenting your analytics.

The Terrain of DevOps is Strewn with Pitfalls

As Gene Kim, one of the leading thinkers in DevOps, once said, “DevOps is not about what you do, but what your outcomes are.” What he’s telling us is that DevOps is about enabling a rapid flow of work that transitions from development to testing to operations, but the bottom line is that it’s about […]. The post The Terrain of DevOps is Strewn with Pitfalls appeared first on

Introducing a Cloud-Native Experience for Apache Kafka in Confluent Cloud


In the last year, we’ve experienced enormous growth on Confluent Cloud, our fully managed Apache Kafka ® service. Confluent Cloud now handles several GB/s of traffic—a 200-fold increase in just six months.

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Top Reasons Your Organization Needs to Adopt DevOps in 2019

Blue Sentry

The post Top Reasons Your Organization Needs to Adopt DevOps in 2019 appeared first on Blue Sentry. Amazon Web Services CI/CD Cloud Technology DevOps

AWS EC2 How to Launch an Instance and Host a Website


AWS EC2 How to Launch an Instance and Host a Website In this tutorial, we will learn How to launch an EC2 Server which will be Ubuntu Linux Virtual Server and host a website by serving index.html. What is AWS?

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What Is (and Isn’t) Product Management?

Speaker: Steve Johnson, VP of Products, Pragmatic Institute

Product Management is one of the most exciting - and most misunderstood - functions in technical organizations. Is it strategic or tactical? Is it a planning role or a support role? Many product professionals are unclear about what is (and isn't) product management. After all, product management spans many activities from business planning to market readiness. In this session, we’ll examine many product activities and artifacts for product strategy, planning, and growth, and introduce a simple tool that you can use in your organization to clarify the roles of product management and others. Steve Johnson explores the many roles of Product Management in this fun talk focused on why product managers should obsess on problems instead of solutions.

How to Deliver a Personalised Customer Experience

Beyond B2B

Today, every company is facing what seems like a tidal wave of customer expectations. Your customers expect you to instantly recognize them and offer them a totally unique, personalised experience. Integration & APIs

Making a Big Change? Avoid These Four Common Leadership Mistakes


Boost Your Career by Getting Oracle Associate Certified – 1Z0-052 Exam Review from PrepAway

The Crazy Programmer

In order to achieve a very reputable Oracle Certified Associate, or OCA credential, an aspiring database administrator has to pass the Oracle 1Z0-052 certification exam. It’s true that Oracle Certified Associates are preferred by the hiring managers over the candidates without this certificate.

Four short links: 13 May 2019

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Git-rebase, Swift on the Web, Deepfake Dalí, and ML Style Guide. Git-rebase in Depth -- These tools can be a little bit intimidating to the novice or even intermediate git user, but this guide will help to demystify the powerful git-rebase. SwiftWasm -- Run Swift in browsers.

The 5 Levels of Analytics Maturity

Basic dashboards used to be enough to thrill end users. But over time, modern capabilities have emerged—and bare-minimum features are no longer cutting it. How have analytics changed? And where do your BI offerings fall short? Find out sophisticated ways to future-proof your application. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

Top 4 Features Schools Should Look for in Management Software


If you’re in the education sector, you understand just how much data schools collect. Student records, teacher information, lesson plans, attendance lists, and so much more all have to be housed in a secure and accessible environment.

Apigee API Proxy Deployment Made Easy Using FlexDeploy


Apigee API Management Platform is one of the powerful tools used to manage the API proxies in a secure development environment. Apigee API proxies can be deployed to the API platform using the FlexDeploy Apigee plugin.

From Laptop to Cloud to Kubernetes

The New Stack

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation sponsored this post. TransferWise launched in 2011 and as with most companies that started 5+ years ago, we began with a monolithic application. However, we scaled quickly and things began to get more complicated, quickly.

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Want great digital leaders in your organization? Look for these traits


Enterprise leaders spend a lot of time trying to determine which technologies will best enable digital transformation. Likewise, they give a lot of thought to the types of skills employees need now and in the future to help their organizations meet strategic business objectives, often devoting considerable time and expense to recruiting and/or training. But […]. Career Digital Transformation Leadership and Success Workplace digital leadership enterprise leadership

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.

How the Right Onboarding Program Can Increase K-12 Teacher Retention


The K-12 teacher shortage has made finding, hiring, and retaining amazing teachers extremely challenging. When a talented teacher walks out your door, everyone in the district can feel the impact. districts lose $7.3 billion per year on teacher turnover [1] , and each new hire costs an average of $20,000 in urban and $9,000 in rural districts [2]. You can calculate your own K-12 district’s teacher turnover costs using this calculator.

Marital Separation To Six-Figure Salary In Six Months: The Story Of Shannon Lance

Coding Dojo

There are uses to adversity, and they don’t reveal themselves until tested…difficulty can tap unexpected strengths. Supreme Court Justice. … Read more >>. The post Marital Separation To Six-Figure Salary In Six Months: The Story Of Shannon Lance appeared first on Coding Dojo Blog.

We are STILL Leading Edge in IoT!

Beyond B2B

The rapid maturity of edge computing is creating a new era of IoT architectures.

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What is the BYNET and Why Is it Important to Vantage?


Carrie Ballinger reveals the frequently under-appreciated component within Teradata Vantage, the BYNET


The Magic of Intent: Start Knowing The Goals of Your Users

Speaker: Terhi Hanninen, Senior Product Manager, Zalando, and Dr. Franziska Roth, Senior User Researcher, Zalando

It's important to know your users - what are their preferences, pain points, ultimate goals? With user research and usage data, you can get a great idea of how your users act. The tricky part is, very few users reliably act the same way every time they use your product. Join Terhi Hanninen, Senior Product Manager, and Dr. Franziska Roth, Senior User Researcher at Zalando, as they explain how they were able to reach a new level of user understanding - by taking their user research and segmenting their users by point-in-time intent. You'll leave with a strategy to change how your product team, and organization at large, understands your users.