Fri.Jan 11, 2019

Monitoring Metrics You Can’t Afford to Ignore

The New Stack

Raygun sponsored this post. Dave Farinelli. Dave is a writer for, a senior software engineer with over eight years of experience.

5 Trends Transforming Digital and IT Operations Management

In 2018, digital transformation ushered in a radical shift in how enterprises harness customer insights, technology capabilities and rapid experimentation to drive revenue growth, profitability and market leadership. Enterprises spent $1.3

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Celebrating one year of Scrum Boosters!


History In 2014 I started at Xebia in the business unit Agile Consultancy and Training (ACT). Colleague Nicole Belilos took me under her wings and helped me develop and grow within this group of Agile coaches. Together with Laurens Bonnema we formed a group who had experienced a lot of bad Scrum, fake Scrum, Scrum […]. The post Celebrating one year of Scrum Boosters! appeared first on Xebia Blog. Agile Coach People Scrum scrum


Artificial Intelligence and Data Science Advances in 2018 and Trends for 2019


2018 has passed. The insane pre-holiday shopping is behind us, along with celebrations, and personal to-do lists for the next 12 months. But it’s a great time for a retrospective. So, let’s analyze the data science and artificial intelligence accomplishments and events of the past year.

Ask the "Right" Questions: Your Analytics-Guided Product Strategy

Speaker: Yoav Yechiam, Founder and Head Instructor, productMBA

Analytics are highly important for product managers - and yet, analytic implementations often fail to actually help us. It's not the technology, and it's not the tactics. In most cases, it's our approach that's misguiding us! Analytics are there to answer important product questions, not just to collect data. How can we be mindful of our analytics so they enable us, rather than confine us? Join Yoav Yechiam, Founder and head instructor at productMBA, as he explains best practices for a data-guided strategy that helps product managers get to the "why" of their biggest product goals.

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For January 11th, 2019

High Scalability

Wake up! It's HighScalability time: The modern day inner sanctum revealed for all to experience. Nausea no extra charge. Do you like this sort of Stuff? Please support me on Patreon. Need cloud? Consume Explain the Cloud Like I'm 10 (35 nearly 5 star reviews).

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An Introduction to the Machine Learning Platform as a Service

The New Stack

This article is the first 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. Machine-Learning-Platform-as-a-Service (ML PaaS) is one of the fastest growing services in the public cloud.

Error'd: Next Stop.Errortown

The Daily WTF

"Rather than tell me when the next train is supposed to arrive, this electronic sign is helpfully informing me that something's IP address is.disabled?" " Ashley A. writes. . "I "I think that fonehouse may need to apologize for their apology," writes Paul B. . Brian C.

Twistlock: Cloud Native Implications For Security

The New Stack

Twistlock sponsored this podcast. Cloud native architectures require a new approach to security. The cloud native stack doesn’t communicate in the predictable and tightly coupled way that stratified frontend, middleware, and backend layers provide.

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Coding Dojo’s “Fresh Start” Program

Coding Dojo

The initial impact of a layoff can be staggering. Coding Dojo wants to help get you back on your feet. … Read more >>. The post Coding Dojo’s “Fresh Start” Program appeared first on Coding Dojo Blog. Career Advice Coding Tips & Resources Dojo News Popular Posts career change career help career move coding resource help career laid off laidoff lay off layoff promotion resources

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.

Get the Most Out of Your Salesforce Applications – Success Stories from 2018

Apps Associates

Are you looking to make some improvements to your Salesforce Applications, create best practices, upgrade to Lightning in 2019? See what changes some of our customers made in 2018 and how it is impacting their business positively. 2018 was a year filled with exciting changes for Salesforce and for our Salesforce customers. Check out a … Continue reading "Get the Most Out of Your Salesforce Applications – Success Stories from 2018".

Cloud Native Apps Need to be Managed in a Completely New Way

The New Stack

Max Johnson. Max Johnson is a former student of the Holberton School. He currently works as a DevOps engineer at Pypestream in New York City. In his spare time, he likes to learn about new technologies, is an avid video gamer, and enjoys Crossfit and Spartan Races.

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5 Cyber Security Threats to SMEs, and How Software Development Services Can Help


Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are often more susceptible to cyber attacks than giant companies because of their limited resources. Every year, cyber attacks cost SMEs close to $150,000, and 60 percent of those affected closed shop six months after an attack.

InfluxData’s Times Series Query Language, Exoscale’s Container Stack 2019

The New Stack

This week on The New Stack Context, our weekly news wrapup podcast, we spoke Paul Dix , founder and chief technology officer of InfluxData , about why time series databases are needed now. The New Stack sponsor InfluxData launched InfluxDB, an open source time series platform , in 2013.

What Is (and Isn’t) Product Management?

Speaker: Steve Johnson, VP of Products, Pragmatic Institute

Product Management is one of the most exciting - and most misunderstood - functions in technical organizations. Is it strategic or tactical? Is it a planning role or a support role? Many product professionals are unclear about what is (and isn't) product management. After all, product management spans many activities from business planning to market readiness. In this session, we’ll examine many product activities and artifacts for product strategy, planning, and growth, and introduce a simple tool that you can use in your organization to clarify the roles of product management and others. Steve Johnson explores the many roles of Product Management in this fun talk focused on why product managers should obsess on problems instead of solutions.

Don't Panic Series (Part 2): How does culture change?


Fundamentally, changing culture is going to require some pretty significant changes. There’s going to be a new direction on where to go, and you’re almost certainly going to have to stop doing something.

Four short links: 11 January 2019

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Storage Orchestration, Trolls and Media, Language Bias, and AI Attitudes. Rook -- storage orchestration for Kubernetes. Why We Can't Have Nice Things (MIT Press) -- Trolls' actions are born of and fueled by culturally sanctioned impulses—which are just as damaging as the trolls' most disruptive behaviors. [.] For trolls, exploitation is a leisure activity; for media, it's a business strategy. via Greg J. Smith ).

Greenlight Your SAP Migration Project Into The Public Cloud


Automation decreases the risk and costs of SAP migration, while accelerating the timetable. If you’ve been having difficulty going forward with your SAP cloud migration project , here’s how automation might be the missing ingredient. SAP Self-Service Assessment Lets You Plan Before Investing.

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My Best Essays

James Shore

11 Jan 2019. James Shore/Blog. I've been writing about agile software development for nearly 20 years, and most of it is available on this blog. I took some recently to refresh my list of best essays. The ten most popular are below. You can find the full list here. Top Ten. The Agile Fluency™ Model: A Brief Guide to Success with Agile - 6 Mar 2018. A model for getting the most out of agile ideas. Hosted by Martin Fowler.). Dependency Injection Demystified - 22 Mar, 2006.

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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.

Dell EMC Cyber Recovery Solutions at VMware VMUG Virtual Event

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

Dell EMC Cyber Recovery Solutions at VMware VMUG Virtual Event (December 2018) The number of successful Cyber Attacks are growing, and they are also evolving with more elaborate and innovative methods being used.

Eating RAM again?

I'm Programmer

The post Eating RAM again? appeared first on I'm Programmer. Programming Funny Images Programming Jokes random access memory What happens if your RAM is full? What is the function of the RAM What is the use of a RAM

4 agile best practices every enterprise architect should follow


The architect's role in an agile team is challenging, and not well defined. Neither agile nor Scrum principles offer a clear definition of the responsibilities. But the role of an architect in agile is important. App Dev & Testing, Agile, Agile, Software Architecture


CSS Fail

I'm Programmer

The post CSS Fail appeared first on I'm Programmer. Programming Funny Images Programming Jokes CSS Architecture CSS Fail why is css frustrating

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!

Are You Triaging or Prioritizing Your Work?

Next Level Blog

If you’ve ever had to make a trip to the emergency room (hopefully not) or watched a medical drama on TV (probably so), you’ve seen a team of doctors, nurses and other team members doing triage. Triage is the process of assessing which patients need immediate treatment or attention and which can wait until after the more urgent cases are addressed.

The Screenplay Test Design Pattern

Modus Create

The Screenplay Test Design Pattern, also known as the Flow Pattern, has been around since 2007 and is brilliantly described by Antony Marcano, Andy Palmer, Jan Molak and John Ferguson Smart in their article Page Objects Refactored: SOLID Steps to the Screenplay/Journey Pattern. They have an excellent explanation about the concept of this pattern and what common problems it intends to address.

New Cloud Security Alliance Study Finds Cybersecurity Incidents and Misconceptions Both Increase as Critical ERP Systems Migrate to Clouds

Seattle, WA – January 11, 2019 – The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world’s leading organization dedicated to defining standards, certifications and best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment, today released the findings from the first research survey on “Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Applications and Cloud Adoption.” The study offers greater insight […].

4 agile best practices every enterprise architect should follow


The architect's role in an agile team is challenging, and not well defined. Neither agile nor Scrum principles offer a clear definition of the responsibilities. But the role of an architect in agile is important. App Dev & Testing, Agile, Agile, Software Architecture


Plan for Product Launch Success with Data and Analytics

Speaker: Piyanka Jain, President and CEO, Aryng

When you launch new feature (or an entirely new product), there are many questions that you'll need to answer. Is the feature being adopted? Do your customers like it, or does it need to be improved? Was the launch successful? Well, that all depends on how you define success. Join Piyanka Jain, President and CEO of Aryng, as she explains why - and how - you should use data and analytics to define and track a successful launch.