Thu.Nov 07, 2019

7 Questions to Ask Yourself to Be a Better Leader

Let's Grow Leaders

To be a better leader, start with you. When we work with leaders, the first questions we ask usually produce a pause, followed by a thoughtful, “That’s a great question.” If you want to be a better leader, you can use these […].

Five Challenges of Machine Learning DevOps

DevOps.com

As organizations add machine learning (ML) to their workflows, it’s tempting to try to squeeze model creation and deployment into the existing software development lifecycle (SDLC).

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4 steps to prepare your workforce for the future

DXC

What’s the best way to prepare for the workforce of the future? With news of Amazon, JPMorgan Chase, and others investing billions in training, you’d be forgiven for thinking the answer is simply “reskilling the workforce.” And yet, reskilling is only one part of the solution.

Article: Q&A on the Book Change-friendly Leadership

InfoQ Culture Methods

Friendliness is the core denominator for active and willful participation of people when being affected by change, according to Rodger Dean Duncan. In his book CHANGE-friendly LEADERSHIP, he explores how to effectively lead and manage change, transition, and implementation issues in organizations.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

What Are AWS Application Patterns?

DevOps.com

The cloud-native approach is not just about compute power and cloud services. A “set it and forget it” attitude won’t work with cloud native; there are far too many moving pieces and there is just way too much complexity. Instead, this approach requires constant testing, optimization and improvement.

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3ds Max vs. Maya: Is One Better than the Other?

Gitprime

So you're ready to dive into the world of 3D graphics, the next step now is to choose a program to use, that's easier said than done, as there are many different 3D applications to choose from.

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[VLOG] What are the differences between Product Manager & Product Owner

Scrum.org

Hello awesome people. It's me again with new learnings from the trenches. In my Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO) class, there is at least one person who will ask, " what is the difference between Product Manager and Product Owner? ".

Top 5 GPUs to power your 3D, VFX or game dev computer

Gitprime

Which GPU you use for your creative projects is very important. It can mean the difference between a render taking hours or minutes which, in turn, can mean a project’s success or failure

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The Complete CI/CD Collection [Tutorials]

Dzone - DevOps

Everything you need to set up your complete CI/CD pipeline and implementation. What is CI/CD? What Is CI/CD? by Izzy Azeri — Let's take a look at CI and CD, the fundamental cornerstones of any DevOps shop and look at how you can leverage these concepts to help better deliver your next project.

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

What's the difference between hard surface and organic modeling?

Gitprime

When it comes to 3D modeling, your models will fall under one of these two categories: organic and hard surface. No matter what you’re creating in your 3D application, it’s either going to be a hard surface or organic mesh

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Don’t Underestimate the Job of Moving Applications and Services to the Cloud

iQuate

Most people dread the idea of moving. Anyone who has packed up a house knows first hand knows how exhausting the ordeal can be. It is not so much the task of moving the furniture and stuff that openly visible throughout your home.

What is the biggest challenge you face when it comes to managing your time?

thoughtLEADERS, LLC

Our reader poll today asks: What is the biggest challenge you face when it comes to managing your time? Too many meetings: 18% Too many emails: 22% Too many interruptions: 40% Poor calendar planning: 2% Difficulty estimating task length: 10% Something else: 7% Pardon the interruption.

How to Use Single Message Transforms in Kafka Connect

Confluent

Kafka Connect is the part of Apache Kafka® that provides reliable, scalable, distributed streaming integration between Apache Kafka and other systems. Kafka Connect has connectors for many, many systems, and […]. ETL Kafka Connect SMT Tutorial Connecting to Apache Kafka

5 Signs It's Time to Replace Your Homegrown Analytics

If you built your analytics in house, chances are your basic features are no longer enough for your end users. Is it time to move on to a more robust analytics solution with more advanced capabilities? Follow this free guide for tips on making the build to buy transition.

How Cloud Native Security Platforms Can Rescue Cloud Native

The New Stack

Prisma sponsored this post. Vinay Venkataraghavan. Vinay, principal cloud architect for Palo Alto Networks, has extensive experience in architecting and building cloud native and containerized applications and security products.

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Alexa! Don’t listen to that silent laser

TechBeacon

Smart speakers are vulnerable to spoofing attacks using lasers. That’s the conclusion of research unveiled this week. Security, Information Security, Security Blogwatch

Well, It’s a Start: Can Tech Stop the Climate Emergency?

The New Stack

It’s the end of the world as we know it, and I feel… increasingly concerned but I don’t want it to overly inconvenience me, my job or my business. This feels like the tech industry’s vibe around the climate crisis and global heating. Technologists tend to be left-leaning.

5 ways to overcome practical and political challenges to ESM

TechBeacon

People in organizations have a tendency to focus on their own work within their own specialized team or department—they operate in silos. But specialization without collaboration and coordination is unlikely to produce the kind of results your organization needs.

Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

Becoming A Manager of Engineering Managers: What You Need To Know

Honeycomb

In October Charity Majors joined Ian Nowland [VP | Eng | Datadog] and Rich Archibold [Sr Dir | Eng | Intercom] in a live panel discussion for Gitprime.

Do you want to learn some tricks and tips on how to host your first Meetup?

MagmaLabs

Reading Time: 3 minutes Creating from scratch a whole new community to improve your network and get some leads is always a challenge for every entrepreneur. This is why ‘Meetup’ could be your best ally. . Meetup.com is a social media platform that allows its members to meet in real life with a common interest. It can vary from sports, culture, politics, business entrepreneurship to languages, and much more! .

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Why Use One Cloud, When You Can Use Any Cloud?

ParkMyCloud

No, seriously, why would we just use one cloud? Let’s stop for a moment and think about what has happened over the course of the last few years in public cloud computing and the hypervisor wars on-premises.

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5 Leadership Lessons I Learned from A Billionaire Investor: Ray Dalio

Strategy Driven

The name of hedge fund billionaire Raymond Dalio triggers emotions of adoration, admiration, and even dislike. That’s the effect success has on people. You do not climb your way up without meeting people who have mixed feelings about you.

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3 Challenges of Building Complex Dashboards with Open Source Components

Speaker: Ryan MacCarrigan, Founding Principal, LeanStudio

Many product teams use charting components and open source code libraries to get dashboards and reporting functionality quickly. But what happens when you have a growing user base and additional feature requests? Watch this webinar with Ryan MacCarrigan, Founding Principal of Lean Studio, to learn about key considerations for launching your next analytics project.

Axiologic Solutions Seeks Chief Technology Officer

CTOvision

Axiologic Solutions is one of the more virtuous and mission-focused companies in the national security ecosystem. I’ve seen first hand how this team is delivering value to a wide range of clients via expert program management, strategic consulting and IT management.

Three Ways to Become a Better Leader

Strategy Driven

Leaders are made and not born. That’s a saying that has stood the test of time and is true whether on the sports field or in the boardroom. If you don’t consider yourself a natural leader but need to find ways to inspire your team on towards success, you’ve come to the right place.

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Have you heard 'Stranger Things' than these datacenter stories?

Nutanix

What exactly is there to fear in the datacenter, you may ask? Here are some of the strangest stories we’ve heard

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DevOps Chat: Database for Cloud-Native Apps with MemSQL

DevOps.com

Data and database technologies are experiencing disruption. The volume of data collected is exploding, creating new potential for disruptive services and new companies. Data is distributed across locations in the cloud and the data center.

More Effective Agile Leadership

Speaker: Steve McConnell, CEO, Construx Software

In this talk, Steve McConnell, CEO of Construx Software, distills hundreds of companies’-worth of real-world experience into the proven Agile leadership practices that work best. Steve will seamlessly thread together traditional approaches, early Agile approaches, modern Agile approaches, and the principles and context that underlie them all—creating an invaluable resource for Agile leaders, their teams, and their organizations.