Mon.Oct 26, 2020

Data security vs usability: you can have it all

Cloudera

Growing up, were you ever told you can’t have it all? That you can’t eat all the snacks in one sitting? That you can’t watch the complete Back to the Future trilogy as well as study for your science exam in one evening?

[VLOG] Intro to Scrum For Execs

Scrum.org

On the 25th birthday of Scrum, I have a free gift for all Scrum practitioners. Do you know any Executive who is willing to spend 15 minutes to save 15% or more on the cost of their company's Scrum adoption.? ;) .

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How to Successfully Integrate Security and DevOps

DevOps.com

As digitalization transforms industries and business models, organizations increasingly are adopting modern software engineering practices such as DevOps and agile to become competitive in the modern marketplace.

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Cargo Cult Agile — A Checklist to Open the Discussion

Scrum.org

TL; DR: The Cargo Cult Agile Checklist for Download. You want to know the state of agility in your organization? Here we go: Download the checklist, distribute it generously among your colleagues, and run a quick poll. It will only take 5 minutes of their time–and then analyze their feedback.

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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!

Survey Sees Surge in Demand for DevOps Skills

DevOps.com

The Linux Foundation and edX, a provider of an online learning platform, jointly released an annual report today that for the first time finds organizations are looking for more IT personnel with open source DevOps skills (65%) than developers (59%).

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Grafana Labs Looks to Simplify Observability

DevOps.com

Grafana Labs, at its online ObservabilityCON conference today, unveiled a distributed tracing platform dubbed Grafana Tempo that makes it possible to leverage existing object storage platforms and services to analyze traces. At the same time, Grafana Labs announced version 2.0

How do SMEs benefit from Internet of Things?

CTOvision

Read Haris Elias list three ways in which the Internet of Things can help small and medium businesses on Tech HQ: The rise of the Internet of Things (IoT) has […].

From ‘Cloud Zombies’ to Multi-Cloud Experts

DevOps.com

A significant risk associated with cloud migration is overspending. For years, zombie-like obedience to AWS has resulted in price lock and escalating fees at many organizations – this is a tale for fighting the cloud zombies.

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Beyond APIs: Blockchain Interoperability

CTOvision

Read Brian Platz take a look at the interoperability in blockchain technology on Forbes: Sharing content on Twitter and LinkedIn is easy. Maybe too easy, some argue, given the popularity […].

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.

How Nonprofits Can Navigate Facebook's Political Ad Ban

TechSoup

Starting October 27, Facebook will prohibit new advertisements related to political and social issues for an undetermined amount of time. Previously, a political advertisement restriction was set to end after Election Day, but now it extends beyond November 3.

5 steps to secure your connected devices

CTOvision

Read Amer Owaida list five steps in which you can secure your Internet of Things connected devices on As we aim to make our lives simpler to manage, especially in […].

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: The Future of Connected Devices

Storagecraft

This is the fourth and final post in recognition of October as National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (NCAM)—a collaborative effort between government and industry. So Many Devices, So Much Risk Over the past few years we’ve seen an explosion of internet-connected devices.

Ethical Concerns of AI

CTOvision

Read this article by Kathleen Walch in Forbes about ethical concerns of artificial intelligence. Artificial Intelligence is seen by many as a great transformative tech. Will AI systems one day drive […].

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.

How Leaders Can Prepare for an Election Disaster

CEO Insider

Are you prepared as a leader for the possibility of a disastrous result for the US Presidential election? Such an outcome might seem impossible. Yet it doesn’t sound so far-fetched to many top political leaders and experts observing the run-up to the election.

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Developing a Cloud Security Strategy

CTOvision

As organizations refine their cloud strategy, so do threat actors. Leveraging cloud platforms for use as malicious infrastructure is often a favorite ploy of sophisticated threat actors, enabling them to […].

DELL/EMC taking the next step with PowerScale and ECS certification on CDP Private Cloud Base

Cloudera

Cloudera and Dell/EMC are continuing our long and successful partnership of developing shared storage solutions for analytic workloads running in hybrid cloud. . Customer demand has always been the key driver of roadmap features on our platforms.

SAP says it is going all-in on cloud computing

CTOvision

SAP has announced it will go all-in on cloud computing, provoking an extreme reaction from the market. According to a Reuters report, SAP CEO Christian Klein said shifting into cloud and […].

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.

How to Help Your Team Prepare for the Turbulent Aftermath of the Election

Let's Grow Leaders

Are your managers prepared to deal with the turbulent aftermath of the election?

Preview Mode for Next.js now fully supported on Netlify

Netlify

In the Next.js release in Spring 2020, multiple features came out making static generation a first-class citizen in the framework. Jamstack developers, rejoice! Since then, more and more powerful features have come into play to make it a more modern, robust framework.

How to Keep Your Congregation Involved with Microsoft Cloud Solutions

TechSoup

As the pandemic wears on and faith-based organizations have some services and programs that are in-person and some online, it is hard to keep members interested and involved month after month.

What GDPR, Schrems 2 and the End of Privacy Shield Means to Your Kubernetes-Based Service

The New Stack

Cloud Native Computing Foundation sponsored this post, in anticipation of the virtual KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2020 – Virtual , Nov. 17-20. In a July 16, 2020 ruling dubbed “Schrems 2,” the European Court of Justice ruled that the EU-U.S.

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How Embedding AI-Powered Analytics Can Give You a Competitive Advantage

Embedding dashboards and reports aren’t enough. Futureproof your application by offering instant, actionable insights that will give you and your customers a competitive advantage.

The age of the value stream: What your software team needs to know

TechBeacon

Agile and DevOps have defined the last two decades in software delivery. Value stream management (VSM) will define the next one. Enterprise IT, Digital Transformation, Value Stream Management

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How to Leverage Nessus Scan Reports for Better Vulnerability Assessment

Tenable

Turning your Nessus scan results into actionable reports helps you dynamically visualize the vulnerability assessment process. Vulnerability scanning is typically a multi-step process, one that doesn't simply begin and end with the scan itself.

JFrog: It’s a Liquid World and Developers Are the Rainmakers

The New Stack

JFrog had its Initial Public Offering (IPO) last month and since that time, its stock price has nearly doubled. Not bad for a software company that is difficult to explain to anyone outside the developer community. Even the company’s name sheds no light on what it actually does.

Authenticity Lies in Your Ability to Cut The Crap

thoughtLEADERS, LLC

Authentic means getting rid of the B.S. and buzzwords and layers of ‘protective’ crap. Sharing who you truly are is the best way to establish a connection and build trust with your team.

Building Like Amazon

Speaker: Leo Zhadanovsky, Principal Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services

Amazon's journey to its current modern architecture and processes provides insights for all software development leaders. To get there, Amazon focused on decomposing for agility, making critical cultural and operational changes, and creating tools for software delivery. The result was enabling developers to rapidly release and iterate software while maintaining industry-leading standards on security, reliability, and performance. Whether you're developing for a small startup or a large corporation, learning the tools for CI/CD will make your good DevOps team great. We are excited to be joined by Leo Zhadanovsky, a Principal Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services.