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

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).

4 steps to prepare your workforce for the future


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.

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.

What Are AWS Application Patterns?

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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The Ultimate, Non-Technical Guide to AWS

Linux Academy

One of the most common questions people ask us is, “Do I need to have an IT background to start using AWS?” The answer is absolutely not. Don’t get me wrong, having a technical background will give you an advantage. Knowing how networking works, and being familiar with the client-server model will help you understand the ins and outs of AWS, but what if you need something even more basic than that? Part of what makes AWS so useful is its technical complexity.

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


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.

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.

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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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.

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


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

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.

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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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.

5 ways to overcome practical and political challenges to ESM


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.

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


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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Alexa! Don’t listen to that silent laser


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

Nutanix Disk Self-Healing: Laser Surgery vs The Scalpel


Nutanix being a converged distributed solution is designed for failure. It’s not a matter of if, but a matter of when. Distributed systems are extremely complex for some of the following reasons

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.

OData or GraphQL? The Best Tech for Developing an API Is Neither or Both!

The New Stack

Kris Patefield. Kris Patefield is a senior sales engineer at Liferay. With a background in Java, C#, Database and Web Development, Kris works with customers to understand their business requirements and technical needs to deliver innovative IT solutions.

Nutanix OS 4.0 Brings Web-scale Infrastructure to the Enterprise


It’s an exciting day for Nutanix, one that marks a significant milestone in the company’s journey to disrupt the traditional enterprise IT market. Today, we announced the fourth major release of the Nutanix Operating System, the intelligent software powering the Nutanix Virtual Computing Platform

A Matter of Self-Importance

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Web-scale Wednesday: This is What IT Transformation Looks Like


Web-scale IT, a radically new approach to datacenter infrastructure design and management conceived by web companies and cloud providers is increasingly becoming relevant to enterprise datacenters

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.

Error'd: Watch the Skies!

The Daily WTF

"In light of the imminent UFO strike, I may need to reconsider my flight plans.or leaving my house in general," writes Pedro. . Howard wrote, "I guess, in Dell's eyes, it's their site and anything can be on sale if they say it is." " . "Hmmmm.Do "Hmmmm.Do

Nutanix – High Availability and Data Protection


There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind

DevOps Chat: Database for Cloud-Native Apps with MemSQL

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.

How Nutanix and VSAN EVO: RAIL differ on management and your designs


There’s no question that enterprise application usability has for the most part been left behind

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 to Build a Digital Banking App Like Rak Bank?


Digitization of things has greatly simplified our lives in a plethora of aspects and the banking system is one of them.

Web-Scale Wish Community Voting Is Live TODAY ONLY – Support Your Favorite Non-Profit!


Through the community-driven Web-Scale Wish Datacenter Makeover Project, Nutanix is gifting over $500,000 in web-scale technology to deserving non-profit organizations

Turning Big Data into Actionable Analytics at TIBCO NOW London

TIBCO - Connected Intelligence

If you’re a Chief Data Officer or other data leader, you need to know about a big data use case session that happened at TIBCO NOW London.