Sun.Jan 12, 2020

How to hire smarter than the market: a toy model

Erik Bernhardsson

Let’s consider a toy model where you’re hiring for two things and that those are equally valuable. It’s not very important what those are, so let’s just call them “thing A” and “thing B” for now.

Systems Thinking, Episode #1 What are Wicked Problems and why should I care?

In a series of blog posts, I want to share how you can use Systems Thinking to resolve complex problems. Systems Thinking aims at understanding and possibly solving complex problems. In this episode, I will focus on complex adaptive problems, also known as “Wicked Problems”.

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This One Little Configuration Change Will Make It Harder For People To Steal Your Information


Editor’s note: We are aiming this tutorial at the non-technical person. Please share with anyone in your life who could benefit from this. -bg

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Digital Transformation

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Extended Product Development Team: The Ultimate Success Mantra for Adding Immediate Business Value


The terms ‘ Outsourcing ’ and ‘ Outsourced Product Developmen t’ are not new to the IT industry. In fact the term has become quite common and organizations are reaping high benefits out of this both in terms of cost and quality.

Five IT Ops-tackles that Stifle Business Growth

I was recently asked about the top five IT obstacles that stifle business growth, and I want to help clear a path too often lined with fear, uncertainty and doubt. In the not-so-distant past, IT was all about the tools.

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Central banks, not inflation, is the risk

CEO Insider

The global inflation has been fairly stable since long and the outlook remains the same right now, the increased risk is that the central banks could be challenged if the situation changes.

Not Just SQL Anymore! Using R and Python with Vantage


Learn about the different ways to use R and Python with Vantage and the pros and cons of each option. Read more from our Teradata expert


Four short links: 13 January 2020

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Simulated Customer — The site will randomly generate one of 40 different [sales] objections, and give you 20 seconds to answer it.

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CodeSOD: An Unreal Json Parser

The Daily WTF

As we've discussed in the past, video game code probably shouldn't be held to the standards of your average WTF: they're operating under wildly different constraints. So, for example, when a popular indie game open sources itself, and people find all sorts of horrors in the codebase: hey, the game shipped and made money. This isn't life or death stuff. It's a little different when you're building the engine.

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Bounded Context Canvas V2: Simplifications and Additions

Strategic Tech

Six months ago I wrote about the Bounded Context Canvas. In the six months since I’ve received feedback from my own workshops and other people’s workshops about ways to improve the canvas. Here is V2 of the canvas.

Top 50 Health IT Conferences to Attend in 2020


As global technology continues to evolve, so does the healthcare industry’s appetite for heightened connectivity and interoperability, which empower healthcare organizations to streamline patient care delivery and provide more efficient, better-quality care.

Headless Robot Cats, Parallel Realities: CES 2020 and the Shape of Things to Come

The New Stack

Each year the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas is built up as a near-magical celebration of how the world’s technologies are evolving.

Internet of Things: Security


Many people are familiar with the talkative Internet of Things (IoT) devices that, by giving an order, you can have virtually anything shipped to you. B2B eCommerce already has devices that can self-order consumables for your printer.

Top 50 Health IT Conferences to Attend in 2020, Part 2


Find Part 1 of our Top Health It Conferences list, here.

Talking about JAMstack, this JAMuary


While most of us were making new year’s resolutions about putting the bins out on time and exercising more regularly, Divya was already building momentum on a great habit for the new year – sharing thoughts and insights about JAMstack on a daily basis. Her series of consumable, focussed posts answering common questions about the JAMstack is a great introduction to an otherwise elusive term that many find so confusing.

The Pensacola Shooting: When Trust Among Allies Fails

The Cipher Brief

This unique national-security focused expert insight can’t be generated for free. We invite you to support this kind of quality content by becoming a Cipher Brief Level I Member. Joining this high-level, security-focused community is only $10/month (for an annual $120/yr membership). It’s a great and inexpensive way to stay ahead of the national and global security issues that impact you the most.


Microsoft 70-483 Exam – Resources You Can Use to Prepare

The Crazy Programmer

If you watch the news every day, you will notice that technology is everywhere. There is always an article or a blog related to technology on the Internet and this is because it is an integral part of our life. Technology has been growing at a very fast rate and for the most part, it has been quite beneficial to mankind.

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