Mon.Jan 11, 2021

Enabling Self-Service Business Insights with Cloudera Data Warehouse


Requests to Central IT for data warehousing services can take weeks or months to deliver. Central IT teams at large organizations face a proliferation of IT projects arising from the complexities of markets and from the needs of internal lines of business (LoBs).

Story Points & Velocity are a sign of an unsuccessful team

Story Points and velocity have been used for many years in the Scrum community and have been engrained so much in the way that things are done that most folks believe that they are part of Scrum.


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Living Complexity: A catalogue of practices for everyday software and digital products development

Agile Alliance

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Sprint Goal is an Immediate Tactical Goal

In the The Evidence-Based Management Guide we talk about the Intermediate Strategic Goal and I likened that to the Product Goal in the 2020 Scrum Guide.


Building Evolvable Architectures

Speaker: Dr. Rebecca Parsons, CTO of ThoughtWorks

The software development ecosystem exists in a state of dynamic equilibrium, where any new tool, framework, or technique leads to disruption and the establishment of a new equilibrium. Predictability is impossible when the foundation architects plan against is constantly changing in unexpected ways. It’s no surprise many CIOs and CTOs are struggling to adapt, in part because their architecture isn’t equipped to evolve. This webinar will discuss what’s at stake if companies continue to use long term architecture plans.

Surviving Performance Reviews: A transitional guide for those who are #BecomingAgile

Agile Alliance

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RiskIQ CEO on the SolarWinds Attack: ‘This Hit the Security Community Hard’


The SolarWinds breach is a case study in how attackers can subvert a widely used piece of software to turn it to their advantage, says Lou Manousos, CEO of RiskIQ. “The […]. News RiskIQ SolarWinds

How Managed Detection and Response (MDR) Solutions Benefit DevOps

Managed Detection and Response (MDR), a relative newcomer in the cybersecurity realm, is starting to have a noticeable impact on enterprises seeking to better secure their operations.

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GitLab issues security updates to keep access tokens safe


It’s that time of the month when GitLab cranks out its usual slew of security fixes, but this time your API access token is at risk, so don’t wait too […]. News Gitlab


Mental models: a reflection on AWS outage


In November 2020 AWS had a major outage, which started with their Kinesis service, having a cascading failure over some services. Several articles and analyses of the outage, including the official note from AWS. This blog post reflects the outage, but rather focus on the technical aspects, I will deep dive into the social ones, […]. The post Mental models: a reflection on AWS outage appeared first on Xebia Blog.

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How to Measure DevSecOps Progress and Ensure Success

Speaker: Shannon Lietz, Director of DevSecOps Team, Intuit

You've finally done it: You've won over C-Suite and your DevSecOps team is up and running. You feel ready to take on rising security threats while continuously delivering quality software updates. But how do you monitor your new program? Are you truly able to gauge the state of your projects? To ensure the success of this new breed of a team, you need to know the metrics to look at and how to advocate these metrics to C-Suite and stakeholders. Join Shannon Lietz, Leader and Director of DevsecOps at Intuit, and learn to lead your DevSecOps team to the top.

Blockchain Capital Unveils New 10 ‘Bold’ Crypto Predictions for 2021


With the year winding to a close, analysts are dusting off their crystal balls – in an attempt to peek into the future and discover what 2021 has in store […]. News Blockchain Capital

What Is PA-DSS?

If you develop payment application software, you must ensure that it is secure and compliant with PA DSS. Read on to learn more about the payment application security standard.

Recorded Future: Cobalt Strike and Metasploit accounted for a quarter of all malware C2 servers in 2020


Cobalt Strike and Metasploit, two penetration testing toolkits usually employed by security researchers, have been used to host more than a quarter of all the malware command and control (C&C) […]. News Recorded Future

The Top Benefits of a Scrum Certification

The Scrum framework is a staple part of many businesses – and for good reason. The agile process is used to construct, deliver and iterate products and has proven to boost cross-functional teams’ productivity, as well as product quality.


The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

Ideas: 10 Ways to Have Productive Zoom Meetings, Even With Kids in the Mix


Read Roee Ganot list 10 ways in which you can have productive Zoom meetings on Entrepreneur : Holding productive Zoom meetings from a home office can be challenging, but with […]. News zoom Zoom Video Communications

The Most Important Leadership Question You’ll Ever Ask

Let's Grow Leaders

When you think about leading a productive team, what’s the first question that comes to mind? How to get the right people on the team? What’s the perfect vision? Or maybe you have questions about training or infrastructure. Of course, these questions […].

Fugue’s Next-Generation Cloud Security Posture Management Product Now Available in AWS Marketplace


Fugue, the company putting engineers in command of cloud security, today announced the availability of its SaaS product in AWS Marketplace, further simplifying the process for Amazon Web Services customers […]. News Fugue

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The Top 5 Qualities of a Great Leader

Career Advancement

“Treat people as if they were what they ought to be, and you help them become what they are capable of being.” ” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. What’s the number one skill every leader needs to have? The ability to be a great coach to others, according to a 2018 Gallup survey.

Are Your Embedded Analytics DevOps-Friendly?

Does your analytics solution work with your current tech stack and DevOps practices? If not, any update to the analytics could increase deployment complexity and become difficult to maintain. Learn the 5 elements of a DevOps-friendly embedded analytics solution.

Mythic CEO on Analog Power at the Size of Digital? Edge AI Processor Combines Best of Both Worlds


Can analog computation be a viable solution to the many challenges facing edge AI hardware? We spoke with Mike Henry, CEO of Mythic, to see why they think it is. […]. News Mythic Mythic Inc

“Followers” get a bad rap. Here’s why they shouldn’t.

CEO Insider

Blind followers, mindless drones, brainless idiots, yes men, weak-minded, and the uninformed definitely give being a follower a bad rap. These attributes don’t even fully capture the negative side of poor followership, as followers can also backstab, undermine, betray, and malign their leaders.

Snowflake Added to NASPO ValuePoint Cloud Solutions Contract, Enabling State and Local Governments With Secured, Governed Access to Data


Snowflake, the Data Cloud company, today announced it has been added to the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) ValuePoint Cloud Solutions contract held by Carahsoft Technology Corp. The […]. News Carahsoft Snowflake

The Rise of the Data-Driven Nonprofit


In recent years, nonprofits of all sizes have seen the value in prioritizing a digital transformation and adapting data-driven decision-making.

5 Things a Data Scientist Can Do to Stay Current

DataRobot together with Snowflake – a leading cloud data platform provider — is helping data scientists stay current with the latest technology and data science best practices so that they can excel in an increasingly AI-driven workplace. Five Things a Data Scientist Can Do to Stay Current offers data scientists guidance for thriving in AI-driven enterprises.

navigator.clipboard API

David Walsh

Interacting with a user’s host clipboard is something web developers have wanted for both good and evil purposes.

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Stan Van Gundy: The Soft Stuff Is the Hard Stuff—Especially When Leading in the NBA

N2Growth Blog

At the age of 19, Zion Williamson was drafted number one by the New Orleans Pelicans in the 2019 NBA Draft. Many experts immediately compared the young star to LeBron James, who had already cemented his place in history on the Mount Rushmore of basketball, alongside Michael Jordan and Magic Johnson.

Top 5 Questions about Apache NiFi


Over the last few weeks, I delivered four live NiFi demo sessions, showing how to use NiFi connectors and processors to connect to various systems, with 1000 attendees in different geographic regions. I want to thank you all for joining and attending these events!

Top 10 Embedded Security Vulnerabilities

Nearly all of detected security vulnerabilities can be attributed to just 10 types. Here, we discuss the most common cybersecurity vulnerabilities and offer guidance on how to mitigate their risk.

Testing at Every Stage of Development

Up to 80% of new products fail. The reality is harsh and the reasons why are endless. Perhaps the new product couldn’t oust a customer favorite. Maybe it looked great but was too hard to use. Or, despite being a superior product, the go-to-market strategy failed. There’s always a risk when building a new product, but you can hedge your bets by understanding exactly what your customers' expectations truly are at every step of the development process.