Sun.May 12, 2019

What does the Scrum Master do all day?

. It was 8:59 am on Monday. It is another week which I think is going to be amazing. Last week our company just got another round of investment. The company is now strategizing to scale agility throughout the company. .


10 Exceptional Strategies For Extraordinary Executives

N2Growth Blog

Most extraordinary executives would agree that business practices evolve over time, and our experiences turn into knowledge. My such experience has inspired this article, 10 exceptional strategies for extraordinary executives. As a coach, my goal is always to see my client succeed.

5 Critical Setbacks in Agile Transformation!

We have been experiencing a radical change in terms of market dynamics and economic models for the last few decades. In fact, we are shifting from a world where giant companies are kings to a world where clients are kings, in other words, from a production-oriented world to a new service-based world.

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How to automate testing for Google Assistant Apps?


The best way to avoid regressions and get fast feedback during development is automated testing. Especially if you’re testing manually by speaking to your voice app. The logic of your voice app is implemented in a webhook called a fulfillment.

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.

CVE-2019-5021: Alpine Docker Image ‘null root password’ Vulnerability

Aqua Security

A new vulnerability that impacts Alpine Docker images was published last week. The vulnerability is due to the ‘root’ user password which is set, by default, to NULL on Alpine Docker images from version 3.3 or higher. Docker Security Image Vulnerability Scanning Container Vulnerability Thin OS


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Rust Creator Graydon Hoare Recounts the History of Compilers

The New Stack

On March 26, Graydon Hoare , the original creator of the Rust programming language, stopped in to speak about compilers to some lucky University of British Columbia students in the school’s introductory class to compiler construction.

DevOps Chat: OPA and the CNCF, With Torin Sandall

The Open Policy Agent (OPA) was accepted for incubation by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation. In this DevOps Chat we spoke with one of the founders of the project, Torin Sandall, about OPA and why the CNCF is the right place for OPA. We also discuss the company he works for, Styra, which works with […]. The post DevOps Chat: OPA and the CNCF, With Torin Sandall appeared first on

R.I.P. Kenilworth Trail

Joel Crabb

This may be slight deviation from normal, but the end of the Kenilworth Trail is coming today (May 13, 2019), which is a bike path that has featured highly in my life.

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Have You Strategised How Productive Your Business Is? Time To Focus

Strategy Driven

When you start a business, no one can really prepare you for the steps that you may need to take. It can consume you in those early days, and you may put all of your efforts into it. But as your business progresses you find that you spin too many plates and are not able to focus on the priorities.

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.

CodeSOD: The National Integration

The Daily WTF

Sergio works for a regional public administration. About a decade ago, the national government passed some laws or made some regulations, and then sent a software package to all the regional administrations. This software package was built to aggregate reports from the local databases into a single, unified, consistent interface on a national website. Of course, each regional group did things their own way, so the national software package needed to be customized to work.

Systems thinking and complexity

Net Objectives

Systems thinking tells us to attend to the relationships between the components of a system more than the components themselves. The challenge is as the number of components increase the number of relationships between them increases exponentially. And, when these relationships have to do with human behavior they are only somewhat predictable. But this complexity … Continue reading "Systems thinking and complexity". Complexity Lean Agile Adoption


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What is Iran’s Next Move?

The Cipher Brief

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is calling for unity and says that his country is facing ‘unprecedented’ pressure as the U.S. continues to ratchet up sanctions. . Tehran said last week it will no longer comply with portions of the negotiated nuclear agreement, an agreement which the U.S. left last year, while several European countries remain committed to the deal.

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.

Advanced Load Balancing and Sticky Sessions with Ambassador, Envoy and Kubernetes

Daniel Bryant

As we wrote in the Ambassador 0.52 release notes , we have recently added early access support for advanced ingress load balancing and session affinity in the Ambassador API gateway, which is based on the underlying production-hardened implementations within the Envoy Proxy. It’s been my experience that how load balancing is implemented within Kubernetes Services is not always intuitive.

Russia’s Global Ambitions: A Member Briefing with Steven Hall

The Cipher Brief

The Cipher Brief regularly provides opportunities for members to engage with experts via exclusive member-only briefings and webcasts. . Our latest briefing was presented by Steve Hall, who retired from the Central Intelligence Agency in 2015 after 30 years of running and managing intelligence operations in Eurasia and Latin America.

Azure AD Connect and single domain


Hello, I'm in the process of implementing Azure AD connect with our on-premise AD. We have different domains in both directories, local is, while O365 domain is I saw that the easiest way to implement the sync is adding a UPN suffix in our local AD, and changing users UPN to Before I change everyone though (we are 25 Users), I would like to test with one test-user.

Easiest way to host a simple web site on AWS


I have a domain that I purchased originally just for fun/my lab, but now I'm thinking it might be nice to actually set it up for legitimate use. I know HTML (who doesn't) and I'm decent with CSS, but not good enough to figure out a CSS framework like bootstrap. It's been a couple years since I've done anything resembling frontend web design or (dare I say) development, but the Python "Flask" framework as piqued my interest. I just mention this part because a.)

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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.

Disable online services on new Microsoft update


Is it possible to disable outlook to ask to sign in for online services like onedrive, sharepoint? Have this issue since the new updates. The owner of the business doesn't want anyone to save anything on onedrive or sharepoint. you please check the attached image. . office 365


Any good website hosting service ?


Hi there community im looking for best affordable and decent web hosting service for a personal project. Must be compatible with PHP, WordPress Any recommendation? what are the most popular Regards. web_hosting

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SharePoint Sync & NTFS Permissions


I've used the SharePoint Migration Tool to sync our file shares into SPO and have used the "preserve file permissions" option to preserve NTFS permissions. Our AD was synced with AAD at one point, though the connection is broken ATM. That said, all current security groups/users are in AAD, and when I look at folders within SPO that have unique permissions, I can see that these have replicated into SPO properly.

Local SDN Education - New York Pennsylvania Calgary AB


Happy Monday Spiceheads. . I should have sent this out earlier. . There will be some SDN education events held in the following cities: . New York - May 14 . Malvern PA - May 16 . Pittsburg - May 30 . Pittsford NY - June 4. Calgary AB - June 5 . Attached is the invite and registration instructions if you are interested. . Take care, Craig . . networking

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.