Mon.Sep 19, 2022

Superhero Scrum Masters; helpful or bottleneck?


Clark Kent is the legendary Superman. There. I’ve said it. The glasses didn’t stop me from finding out. Superman has unearthly powers, which makes sense as he’s not from Earth but planet Krypton.


How to Say No at Work: Powerful Phrases to Stand Your Ground

Let's Grow Leaders

To Gain More Confidence Saying No at Work, Start with Your “Yes” It’s never easy to say no at work. After all, you want to be helpful, responsive, and a team player.


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The Three — Wait: Four — Elements of Empiricism

TL; DR: Elements of Empiricism. In its theory section, the Scrum Guide refers to the three elements of empiricism: transparency, inspection, and adaptation. However, a fourth element, foundational to enable empiricism, is hidden in a sentence on Scrum Values.


Performance Optimization

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The Executive's Guide to Empathy-Driven ROI

In this guide from UserTesting, learn why empathy is at the heart of your organization's success, and how to promote a more customer-centric culture that's constantly testing its products, services, and messaging to ensure a strong connection with customers.

The Best Product Owners Have Great Facilitation Skills

Anyone working as a Product Owner with multiple stakeholders having diverse opinions has their hands full.


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Prioritizing your container image pipeline


In a previous blog post , we shared best practices and tips about building a container image pipeline to prevent vulnerabilities from reaching production.

Introducing the CircleCI Config SDK


We are excited to announce the new CircleCI Config SDK is now available as an open-source TypeScript library. Developers can now write and manage their CircleCI config.yml files using TypeScript and JavaScript. NPM Package. GitHub Repository.

Five Great DevOps Job Opportunities is now providing a weekly DevOps jobs report through which opportunities for DevOps professionals will be highlighted as part of an effort to better serve our audience. Our goal in these challenging economic times is to make it easier for DevOps professionals to advance their careers.

Digital Transformation: The New Product

Speaker: Michael Cardy - Red Hat Chief Strategist, Jason Tanner - CEO of Applied Frameworks, and Mike Mace - VP of Market Strategy at UserTesting

Join us to learn how companies mitigate risks through usability testing and real-time qualitative feedback from customers to efficiently launch and develop digital products.

Avoiding the Pitfalls of Impromptu Speaking

Thought Leaders LLC

Speaking spontaneously can be a powerful way for leaders to communicate with their teams. But such spontaneity comes with many pitfalls that can derail the speaker’s message. Beware of rambling on, using inappropriate humor, and not staying attuned to your audience.

To Build a Durable SaaS Business, Rethink Your Product Roadmap

During a tech downturn, with enterprises cutting their subscription software budgets and VC funding drying up, SaaS businesses are increasingly shifting their strategic focus from growth to resilience.

Citus 11.1 shards your Postgres tables without interruption

The Citus Data

Citus is a distributed database that is built entirely as an open source PostgreSQL extension. In fact, you can install it in your PostgreSQL server without changing any PostgreSQL functionality. Citus simply gives PostgreSQL additional superpowers.

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SCIM (System for Cross-domain Identity Management)


The identity team at Cloudera has been working to add the System for Cross-domain Identity Management (SCIM) support to Cloudera Data Platform (CDP) and we’re happy to announce the general availability of SCIM on Azure Active Directory!

The Top 5 Business Outcomes Companies Can Achieve From Monitoring Consolidation

In this eBook, learn what the top five business outcomes are that organizations see when leveraging Datadog's end-to-end monitoring tool.

Keeping Multiple Databases in Sync Using Kafka Connect and CDC


Microservices have numerous benefits, but data silos are incredibly challenging. Learn how Kafka Connect and CDC provide real-time database synchronization, bridging data silos between all microservice applications. CDC Kafka Connect microservices Apache Kafka

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Editor's Soapbox: TODO: Post an Article

The Daily WTF

Yesterday , I briefly mentioned the "TODO" comment as part of the WTF. Anyone who develops software for long enough is going to develop some pet peeves. Lord knows, my feelings on Hungarian Notation are well established.

How to change audio encoding


Today I found myself in a somewhat annoying situation. After obtaining in a totally legal and lawful way a large collection of mp4 videos, I loaded them on my external hard drive, plugged the hard drive into my TV, hit play on the first video… and the audio was not recognized.

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New StackPod Episode: Implementing an SRE Practice

Dzone - DevOps

For our latest StackPod episode, we invited Hyke’s DevOps team lead and AWS Cloud architect: Yousef Sedky. Axiom Telecom is one of the largest telephone retailers in the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, and Hyke, its sister company, is a distribution platform for mobile products.

How Collecting and Managing the Voice of the Customer Will Strengthen Your Product

Product teams strive to incorporate customers’ needs in everything they build, but this can’t be done without clear strategy, processes, and feedback loops in place. In this eBook, you'll learn how to build a robust voice of the customer program.

Why Dataiku Is a Cloud Innovator


Forbes recently named Dataiku to the list of Forbes Cloud 100 , which recognizes “standouts in tech’s hottest category.” So, what is it that makes Dataiku a standout when it comes to cloud AI, machine learning (ML), and analytics? Here are just a few reasons. Dataiku Product Featured Tech Blog

Stress-Free Deployment Options with Argo Rollouts

Dzone - DevOps

Working as a software consultant allowed me to get to know different realities of different companies. These realities were not always the best, and they still aren't.

How a Template Library Can Jumpstart Your Online K-12 Forms Success


Learn how a K-12 online form builder with pre-built, editable templates, or the ability to create forms from scratch, can save time and improve accuracy. School Operations Student & Parent Engagement


What's Difficult About Problem Detection? Three Key Takeaways

Dzone - DevOps

Welcome to episode 4 of our series "From Theory to Practice." Blameless’s Matt Davis and Kurt Andersen were joined by Joanna Mazgaj, director of production support at Tala, and Laura Nolan, principal software engineer at Stanza Systems.

Modernizing Workloads with the Cloud: How to Improve Performance & Reduce Costs

In this eBook, you’ll learn how to migrate workloads to Azure and optimize performance for your serverless and containerized applications in Azure.

Schrodinger’s Misconfigurations


It’s Thursday afternoon and you’re getting ready to leave work a little early because… you can. But then that pesky Deliverer of Notifications (also known as Slack) pops off a new message in your security alerts channel: Well, darn.

8 Steps To Take Before You Can Start Forecasting Cloud Costs


Accurate, fair budgets make everyone in the company happy. Engineers love when they can build products that make the company money, executives enjoy seeing nice, wide margins, and finance departments celebrate when everything goes according to plan. Cloud Cloud Cost Optimization

Symantec Enterprise Cloud and SASE


Three capabilities central to maintaining information security

3 Keys to a Successful Continuous Testing Implementation

Dzone - DevOps

Unless you’ve been hibernating for the past decade or two, I’m sure you have already become well aware of the benefits of continuous testing: reduced cost of development, less waste, improved system reliability, reduced risk upon release, and so on.

Mitigating Risk in Digital Product Development

This guide from UserTesting will show you how digital product teams reduce risk, manage cost, and stay competitive by quickly innovating and iterating digital product development through utilizing human insight.

Hock Tan Receives WITSA Eminent Persons Award


Recipients of the Eminent Persons Award are leaders in their fields


DevOps and Sustainable Software

Dzone - DevOps

DevOps carries a great number of practices to improve the developing process and continuous enhancements to deliver software applications and services at a better speed and quality. DevOps mirrors business requests, and, as we’re witnessing devastating climate crises worldwide, surely ecological concerns should be within the DevOps set of goals too

Why Your Content Marketing Strategy Isn’t Delivering


While creating valuable and engaging content isn’t easy, especially if you’re not a marketer and have a technical mindset, anyone can get by with the right plan in place. Unfortunately, Managed Services Providers (MSPs) have always struggled with marketing.

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