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Feature Flagging Poised for Wider Adoption

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

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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The 5 Levels of Analytics Maturity

Basic dashboards used to be enough to thrill end users. But over time, modern capabilities have emerged—and bare-minimum features are no longer cutting it. How have analytics changed? And where do your BI offerings fall? Find out sophisticated ways to future-proof your application. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

How Nailing Predictability Can Double the Size of Your Business

In a rapidly changing world, predictability has never been more powerful. It’s also never been so underrated.

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

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?

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.

Blockchain Technology can be Critical to IoT Infrastructure Security


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

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.

Monetizing Analytics Features: Why Data Visualizations Will Never Be Enough

Think your customers will pay more for data visualizations in your application? Five years ago they may have. But today, dashboards and visualizations have become table stakes. Discover which features will differentiate your application and maximize the ROI of your embedded analytics. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

ActiveResource.js ORM: Building a Powerful JavaScript SDK For Your JSON API, Fast


As simple as your RESTful API may be, even internal users will want a JavaScript package that will do all the heavy lifting for them. Why build each CRUD request by hand, or worse, deal with related resources using custom code for every scenario? With ActiveResource.js, you don't have to

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.

IoT Applications in Consumer Healthcare


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

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.

5 Early Indicators Your Embedded Analytics Will Fail

Many application teams leave embedded analytics to languish until something—an unhappy customer, plummeting revenue, a spike in customer churn—demands change. But by then, it may be too late. In this White Paper, Logi Analytics has identified 5 tell-tale signs your project is moving from “nice to have” to “needed yesterday.". Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

How to avoid hidden costs, other cloud 'gotchas'


You've made the decision to migrate to a hybrid cloud environment because of the well-documented benefits. But if you thought it was a matter of simply lifting and shifting data and workloads, think again. Enterprise IT, Cloud, Hybrid Cloud, Cloud Computing, Hybrid IT

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Ford Will Equip All New U.S. Vehicles With 5G Technology Starting in 2022


Ford Motor Co. is pursuing another path with talking-car technology that could reduce road deaths, break up gridlock, and even ease ordering at the McDonald’s drive-thru. The automaker announced Monday that it’s outfitting all its new U.S. models starting in 2022 with cellular vehicle-to-everything technology. Known as C-V2X, the system will enable Ford’s cars to communicate […]. CTO Cyber Security News

KanbanStats IV: Where is time spent?


This is the fourth post in my series on some simple kanban board statistics. We have been talking about: Lead time. Lead time with filters. Throughput. And this time it’s time to see if we can visualise a bit where time is spent.

Confused developer

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Why “Build or Buy?” Is the Wrong Question for Analytics

Every time an application team gets caught up in the “build vs buy” debate, it stalls projects and delays time to revenue. There is a third option. Partnering with an analytics development platform gives you the freedom to customize a solution without the risks and long-term costs of building your own. Learn when and why it makes sense to build, buy, or take a combined approach to embedded BI. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

Why Agile Coaches Need to Know Both Scrum and Kanban

Net Objectives

Scrum and Kanban are the two most popular Agile team level methods available. While the difference between them is mostly thought to be sprint based or flow based that is just one aspect of how they differ.

Needed an extension

I'm Programmer

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How to Set a Budget for Your Custom Software Project

Atomic Spin

Software is never done—there are always more features and functions you could add. So how much should you budget for a custom software project? Some companies keep throwing money at the project without any budget at all.

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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New Study: 2018 State of Embedded Analytics Report

Why do some embedded analytics projects succeed while others fail? We surveyed 500+ application teams embedding analytics to find out which analytics features actually move the needle. Read the 6th annual State of Embedded Analytics Report to discover new best practices. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

Four short links: 7 January 2019

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Named Tensors, Project Management Aphorisms, Quantum Roadmap, and Deep Learning. Tensor Considered Harmful -- Trap 1: Privacy by Convention; Trap 2: Broadcasting by Alignment; Trap 3: Access by Comments. Author proposes a named tensor to tackle these problems. via Daniel Bilar ). 100 Lessons Learned for Project Managers (NASA) -- This material first appeared in the October 2003 issue of NASA's ASK Magazine, which now lists 122 of these aphorisms.

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.

Segway-Ninebot debuts new shared scooter and Loomo Delivery robot


Segway has unveiled Loomo Delivery, an autonomous delivery robot, and Shared Scooter Model Max, a rugged scooter aimed at scooter-sharing startups. Segway-Ninebot has morphed its signature electronic scooter technology for use in two new kinds of vehicles: the Shared Scooter Model Max and the Loomo Delivery robot. With a focus on short-distance transportation, Segway-Ninebot is working on […]. CTO News Robots

Akamai To Add Customer Identity Access Management Capability To Enhance Digital Trust By Acquiring Janrain Inc.

Leading CIAM solution to make identity core to real-time security controls on Akamai’s Intelligent Edge offerings Cambridge, MA | January 07, 2019 Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ: AKAM), the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, today announces the company has entered into an agreement to acquire Janrain, the company that pioneered the customer identity access management […].

The Complete Predictive Analytics Lifecycle for Application Teams

Speaker: Sriram Parthasarathy, Senior Director of Predictive Analytics, Logi Analytics

Applications with predictive analytics are able to deliver massive value to end users. But what steps should product managers take to add predictive analytics to their applications? In this webinar, we’ll walk through an end-to-end lifecycle of embedding predictive analytics inside an application. Find out how a real-world application decided what predictive questions to ask, sourced the right data, organized resources, built models, deployed predictive analytics in production, and monitored model performance over time.

CodeSOD: Without Compare

The Daily WTF

Operator overloading is a messy prospect. In theory, it means that you can naturally extend a language so that you can operate on objects naturally. An introductory CS class might have students implement a Ratio or Fraction class, then overload arithmetic operators so you can (a + b).reduce(). reduce(). In practice, it means you use the bitshift operator also as the stream insertion operator. Thanks C++.

Top frameworks for app development companies in Dubai for 2019


As we are already aware of the fact that app development Dubai is reaching high potential and the increasing need of the app development services in this hustling city of UAE calls for more and more app development companies in Dubai. Where there are companies and brands, there will be a sure demand of the mobile apps because of the awareness that the mobile apps have already become the backbone of the success of the businesses these days.

Huawei launches next-generation chipset for servers as it aims to become a top 5 cloud player


Huawei unveiled on Monday a next-generation chipset for servers, potentially pitting it against the likes of AMD, even as the Chinese technology giant faces political headwinds around the world. The new chipset, called Kunpeng 920, is designed to go into data centers and will power the company’s TaiShan server, which was also launched on Monday. Huawei’s new […]. CTO Cyber War News