Mon.Mar 11, 2019

DONE (DoD): An Incomplete Definition or a Lack of Trust?

???? Leggere in Italiano ???? / ???? Lire en français ????. A few days ago, I was observing a Sprint Retrospective. The Scrum Team decided to work on the Definition of Done (DoD) , identified as the most important topic to adapt for the next Sprint.


How Google Sets OKRs: Everything You Need to Know to Grow Like Google


Unlocking How Google Sets OKRs. Google owes its success to various factors. One of such is the goal-setting methodology that has played a key role in the company’s rapid success. This framework is known as Objectives and Key Results (OKRs).


Why You Need DevOps and the Cloud

DevOps and the cloud are not only two of today’s biggest tech trends, but are inextricably linked.

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Objective and Key Results Implementation from Top to Bottom Overview


Objective and Key Results Implementation from Top to Bottom Overview. To properly implement Objectives and Key Results (OKRs), it is important to understand how this whole process works.


The Changing Role of CX Testing in Digital Transformation

Speaker: Diego Lo Giudice and Chad Hendren

With new competition emerging every day, businesses are transforming themselves, and using software as a means to drive differentiation. Digital transformation has become a key initiative for businesses across the globe, and CX is ground zero. Register now for this webinar and hear from Cyara and their guest speaker, Diego Lo Giudice of Forrester, how testing and QA practices are changing to enable and accelerate digital transformation.

The Most Important Question to Ask About a Leader

Let's Grow Leaders

“If I’m ever in doubt about whether a leader is making a positive impact on my organization, I ask myself this most important question, Would I want my child working for this person? If the answer is no, I know I need […].

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Let's remove "Agile" from agile leadership

. What exactly is “agile” or even an Agile leader? This is one of the biggest problems our industry faces. Ask a room full of people to answer and you may get as many answers. Common ones include “it’s a mindset” or “it’s a software methodology” etc…. I think of this word “agile” as being synonymous with “nimble” or “flexible”. Just ask Google to define the word for you and see which answer comes first.

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Which companies use OKR? Take A Look At These Successful Companies


Which companies use OKR? When Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) is mentioned, the name Google may first come to mind because they are one of the pioneering companies that adopted the methodology. There are many other companies that have adopted it.

Times Are Changing for Remote Access

Palo Alto Networks

What’s the Difference Between Remote Access and VPN? Remote access VPN has been a staple for large enterprises for years, and it’s easy to understand why many people think that “remote access” and VPN are synonymous with one another. I often find it’s useful to have a discussion about the terminology before diving into what the requirements are for securing today’s application mix.

How Many Objectives Should Your Company Have to Become Efficient?


How Many Objectives Should Your Company Have to Become Efficient? Companies like Amazon, Google and LinkedIn have a goal-setting strategy in common. This is Objectives and Key Results (OKRs). It is not a new concept.

Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

What’s the difference between containers and virtual machines?


I was at a conference recently when I realized the person I was talking with thought that containers were just smaller versions of virtual machines (VM). Ah, no. No, they’re not. Yes, they can function in the same ways from a practical viewpoint. For example, they’re both commonly used to run server applications. How they […]. Applications Cloud cloud virtual machine containers cloud computing Virtualization

How To Set OKR: A Quick Guide


How To Set OKR. Do you wish to implement Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) the way Google does it? Do you want to be successful in executing the processes and empowering your team? If yes, this article will guide you. Google usually starts with their company OKRs whenever they want to set objectives.

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Blockchain - CTF Challenge Winners Announced

Security Innovation

Winners Announced for Security Innovation Blockchain CTF Challenge. Last week we announced two new challenges were to be added to the Security Innovation Blockchain CTF, our free platform for learning to identify and exploit vulnerabilities in smart contracts. link].

OKR Cheat Sheet: Guidelines, Tools, and Vital Frameworks


OKR Cheat Sheet: Guidelines, Tools, and Vital Frameworks. Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) is one of the most widely acclaimed goal-setting methodologies used today. You may have heard much about it and how it has helped companies like Google and Amazon to attain tremendous growth.

The Ultimate Embedded Analytics Guide

In today’s ambitious business environment, many companies are taking an embedded analytics approach to capitalizing on the value of their information. Learn all about embedded analytics in this guide by Sisense, including a general overview of embedded analytics, the different approaches to embedding BI and analytics, and the benefits and challenges of the most popular BI solution technologies.

Leadership Development That Makes a Difference

Strategy Driven

As a leader, there are multiple competing demands on your time. Too often, leadership development falls by the wayside. It’s too easy to file that under ‘get to it later.’ Yet, most leaders expect results. If you didn’t spend time on your financial portfolio, would you expect results?

How Did OKR Start? A Brief OKR History


If you landed on this page about the evolution of Objectives and Key Results (OKRs), you have our respect for researching a topic that only gets researched by management nerds : ). Kidding aside, it’s great to know about OKR history and how the goal-setting framework has evolved to what it is today.


How to Create an App and Make Money


This article reveals basic tips on how to create an app and make money. Who could it be useful for? For those people who have an idea of creating an app, but don’t know where to start. And for those who are looking for ways to earn money with an application they already have, or […]. Posts

Everything You Need to Know About OKR Basics


Everything You Need to Know About OKR Basics. John Doerr introduced Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) to Google in 1999. This goal-setting methodology has helped Google and other big companies to achieve tremendous growth over the years.


Assessing the Five Styles of Enterprise Business Intelligence

The world of BI and analytics has evolved. Discover the five styles of reporting and analysis, and learn the pros and cons of each in an enterprise scenario.

Got DevOps Skills? A Look at the Upskilling: Enterprise DevOps Skills Report

IT recruiting is at an all-time high and organizations want T-shaped professionals with cross-functional skill sets to join their teams.

Why Use OKRs? Here’s Why…


WHY USE OKRs? HERE’S WHY. There are many goal-setting methodologies. However, very few are as effective as Objectives and Key Results (OKRs). This framework is presently the most popular people-management and goal-setting framework because of two main reasons. The first reason is that OKRs are built on two strong principles: Management by Objectives (MBO) and S.M.A.R.T. The second reason is the OKRs process.


Why Empathy in Open Source Matters More Than You Think

The New Stack

Cloud Foundry sponsored this post. Denise Yu. Denise is a senior software engineer at Pivotal Cloud Foundry, based in Toronto. She speaks regularly at conferences and meetups in North America, Europe and Asia on topics ranging from continuous delivery, to distributed systems, to product management.

‘DevOoops’ Moves: SCM Conflicts

DevOps’ ultimate aim is to create efficiencies in the software delivery process. But it doesn’t always work out that way. Sometimes DevOps initiatives lead to mistakes—something we lovingly call a “DevOoops.”

Embedded BI and Analytics: Best Practices to Monetize Your Data

Speaker: Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst

By creating innovative analytics products and expanding into new markets, more and more companies are discovering new potential revenue streams. Join Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst, as he walks you through how data that you're likely already collecting can be transformed into revenue!

F5 to Buy NGINX to Enhance Cloud Native and Multicloud Capabilities

The New Stack

Application controller delivery software provider F5 is planning to acquire NGINX Inc. which manages the popular open source web server/load balancer and reverse proxy of the same name. For the acquisition, F5 will purchase all privately held NGINX shares for $670 million.

Podcast: How Mastercard is pushing the boundaries of global hybrid cloud adoption


Learn about the company's leading-edge use of hybrid cloud and how its deployment is meeting strict requirements for data sovereignty, security, and performance. Cloud & Hybrid IT

Get IIoT Projects into Perspective

Beyond B2B

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) has almost infinite potential but implementations can prove challenging. manufacturing supply chain

Primer: Kubeflow Streamlines Machine Learning with Kubernetes

The New Stack

This article is a post in a series on bringing continuous integration and deployment (CI/CD) practices to machine learning. Check back to The New Stack for future installments. Kubeflow was created to make it easier to develop, deploy and manage machine learning applications.

Top 5 Analytics Features to Reach More Users with Valuable Data Insights

Ready to expand the benefits of your BI and analytics? This eBook describes the key capabilities that product, IT, and business owners must consider when charting a plan to scale up business benefits from data and analytics.