Mon.Jan 07, 2019

Feature Flagging Poised for Wider Adoption

DevOps.com

Feature flags, also known as feature toggles, provide a means for DevOps teams to test and add new capabilities to their applications without having to take the entire application offline.

Difference between Function and Procedure

The Crazy Programmer

Procedure: In computer programming a specific set of instructions together called a procedure. Depending on the programming language it can be called as subroutine, subprogram or a function. Function: It is one of the basic concept in programming of computer. As it name says, it performs a function (work). It can be either user defined or system defined. More technically it is a block of code in program which performs specific task. Difference between Function and Procedure. Procedure. Function.

More Physical and Digital tools for Scrum Masters and their teams

Scrum.org

A couple of months ago I blogged about some of the tools and toys that live in the trunk of my car. I take these along everywhere I teach and coach. Since posting, people have suggested additional items that just must be in my toolbox. Time Timer Plus. Time-boxing is an important component of Scrum.

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Increase Your Agile Knowledge With Questions Answered By Our Resident Content Curator

Agile Alliance

At Agile Alliance, we pride ourselves on the wealth of high-quality, in-depth Agile-related resources we offer you. But we also realize that sometimes too much of a good thing can be overwhelming.

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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.

How To Plan Your Offer Funnel Like A Pro

Women on Business

We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven't already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link]. Marketing marketing funnel offer funnel online marketing sales funnel

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Follow These Six Steps to Extreme Mentoring

Steve Farber

Set audacious goals, and don’t start the mentor relationship until you commit to these six steps. I recently Googled the word “ mentoring ,” and immediately noticed three things. One, it remains a trendy topic.

DevOps and Retail: Transforming Brick-and-Mortar to Brick-and-Click

DevOps.com

Brick-and mortar-retail is rapidly transforming with the digital age. As physical storefronts turn digital, it’s safe to say that traditional retail is quickly becoming a mesh of “brick-and-click.” ” So, how are retail giants surviving in this new landscape?

Trade Hubris for Humility

Mills Scofield

Salko ‘21, Kyra ‘20, Jake ‘20, me, Matt ‘18.5, Nate ‘19, John ‘21, Samanee ‘19. One of the reasons I love mentoring students is because it keeps me learning, exploring , questioning and challenging my beliefs – keeping me relevant and useful to the world (I hope!).

Microservices and NoSQL: A Great Match

The New Stack

Oren Eini. Oren Eini, CEO and founder of Hibernating Rhinos, has more than 20 years of experience in the development world with a strong focus on the Microsoft and.NET ecosystem. Recognized as one of Microsoft's Most Valuable Professionals since 2007, Oren is also the author of Inside RavenDB.

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.

Strategies for Tackling Uncertainty with Apostrophe’s Kathy Keating

Gitprime

GitPrime elevates engineering leadership with objective data. In this series, Engineering Leaders talk about how to build high performing teams. Leading a group of engineers might be easier when the task at hand is simple.

The State of Enterprise Compute

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

During the holiday break, and as we enter into a new year, I always like to reflect on the world of technology–where we have been and where we are heading. Not sure my wife Julie, 25 years on Jan 8th, I might add, shares the same enthusiasm on the technology front.

Continuous Development: ‘Times Are a-Changin’

The New Stack

Adam Zimman. Adam has over 20 years of experience working in a variety of roles from software engineering through to technical sales. He has worked in both enterprise and consumer companies such as VMware, EMC and GitHub.

Give Them Something to Believe In

Nathan Magnuson

Recently retired Kansas State football coach Bill Snyder famously crafted 16 Goals for Success which he used with his football teams over his decades of coaching. Goal #13 stated, “Expect to win… and truly believe we will.”

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.

Blockchain Technology can be Critical to IoT Infrastructure Security

CTOvision

Read why Floyd DCosta says that blockchain technology could be a crucial cog in the Internet of Things infrastructure on Entrepreneur : The era of the Internet of things (IoT) is upon us and it is impacting our lives. Today, technology has pervaded into nearly all walks of life, and constant innovation has made it […]. Blockchain and Cryptocurrency CTO News

GitLab Uses TriggerMesh to Offer Knative-Based Serverless Workflows

The New Stack

Thanks to the power and flexibility of the recently-launched Knative, GitLab has provided users with the ability to execute their serverless code automatically right from their repositories, onto Kubernetes clusters. A new start-up called TriggerMesh has provided GitLab with this capability.

How Much Does Business Process Automation Cost?

Docuphase

Ever wonder about business process automation (BPA) and its associated costs? You’re certainly not alone. Think of BPA as your housekeeper, only instead of cleaning, it facilitates your business tasks that eat up everyone’s collective time.

Five Data Center Predictions for 2019

Apstra

Data centers are evolving to keep up with the demands of business transformation. The future of the data center industry is changing and 2019 will bring significant advances to reliability, agility, simplicity, automation, and cost.

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.

Why AI Is Both More Boring and More Momentous Than You’d Expect

The New Stack

While there are only a few companies using artificial intelligence in production, it’s certainly where the future lies.

Things EVERY Employee Should Learn from You

Strategy Driven

If you want to be an effective business owner and manager, then you really do need to take your employees under your wing. There are numerous things that your staff need to know above and beyond their job role and any associated skills they need to do that job well.

AIOps and the Myth of Efficient Multitasking

The New Stack

Dominic Wellington, Moogsoft. Dominic Wellington is Global IT Evangelist at Moogsoft. He has been involved in IT operations for more than 20 years, working in fields as diverse as SecOps, cloud computing, and data center automation.

Delivering Knockout Innovations

Planbox

Nothing represents the epic struggle to win between two contenders better than a boxing match. You can apply many different strategies to achieve victory depending on your opponent’s style and the strengths you bring to the ring.

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!

Who Was Smarter, Karl Benz or Sigmund Freud?

Teradata

David Socha compares Karl Benz and Sigmund Freud, two people that fundamentally and indisputably influenced how we live today

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IoT Applications in Consumer Healthcare

CTOvision

Read Carrie Cosgrove’s article about the Internet of Things applications in consumer healthcare on IoT for All : Have you been to a doctor at any point in your life? Congratulations, if you answered “yes,” you’re a healthcare consumer! Nearly 85 percent of US adults see a healthcare provider at least once a year and US children […]. CTO Internet of Things News

Gender Bias: If You See Something, Say Something

Symantec

Cass A. unpacks what gender discrimination looks like at work, and what you can do about it

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Delivering Quantifiable Customer Value with Dell EMC VMware-Based HCI

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

Deploying Dell EMC VMware-based HCI provides a cost-effective and high-performing infrastructure foundation on which to run important business applications across distributed business environments.

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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.