Mon.Jan 20, 2020

Four Ways to Modernize Processes and Measure Performance With APM

Change is everywhere and the stakes are high. For 2019, businesses are on track to spend over a trillion dollars on digital modernization, according to a recent study from IDC.

Recovering Your Company Culture


Company culture is one of the most widely discussed parts of the recruiting process, and takes strong leadership from the top to course-correct when things have gone astray. Today’s post is by Vicki Brackett.

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Growing Pains: Overcoming Kubernetes’ ‘Day 2’ Challenges

The New Stack

Stephan Fabel.

Shifting Security Left: The Innovation of DevSecOps

Dzone - DevOps

A world of innovation begins with shifting left in DevSecOps. What is DevSecOps? It involves taking all the practices of DevOps and pulling in security practices to improve security. Tom Stiehm ( @thomasstiehm ) explains the process.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

4 Words to Help You Build a Powerful Team

Let's Grow Leaders

One question leads to a powerful team “David, I just don’t have time. There’s so much to do that some days I just want to give up!” Lynn was a midlevel manager in a mid-sized healthcare company. She’d sought out coaching because […].

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Internet of Things presents the next frontier of cyberattacks


Read why Asaf Ashkenazi says that the risk of cyberattacks on the Internet of Things has increased on ITProPortal : Today’s rapidly growing global network of internet of things (IoT) devices brings with it new levels of convenience to the lives of everyday consumers.

Trends and Benefits of Serverless Computing

Gartner estimated that by 2020, 20% of the world’s organizations will have gone serverless. Serverless computing initiates a mind shift in the way businesses are run and improves the accuracy and impact of technology services.

Don’t Make These 14 Common Big-Data Mistakes At Your Business


Thanks to modern technology, businesses of all sizes have access to rich, granular data about their customers and operations. However, understanding what to do with these massive amounts of data can be difficult and costly, and even with the right tools, it can be overwhelming. With so much complexity around big data, businesses can easily make […].

Scrum Mastery in 300 Words

TL; DR: Scrum Mastery. How to make Scrum work? Read on to learn more about my top three objectives for Scrum Masters striving to achieve Scrum Mastery. Do you want to get this article in your inbox? You can sign up here and join 24k other subscribers. The Top Three Objectives.


Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

Why 2019 Was Actually A Secret Success For Blockchain In Financial Services


Read Biser Dimitrov explain why 2019 was actually a secret success for blockchain in financial services on Forbes : Now, as most of the 2020 blockchain predictions have settled in and the year is near its end, let’s review the highlights in the enterprise blockchain and digital assets space, especially in the financial services vertical. […].

CodeSOD: An Enterprise API

The Daily WTF

There’s a simple rule about “enterprise” software: if the word “enterprise” is used in any way to describe the product, it’s a terrible product. Enterprise products are usually pretty special purpose and serve a well-capitalized but usually relatively small market. You aren’t going to sell licenses to millions of companies, but maybe tens of thousands. Often hundreds. There are some extremely niche enterprise products that have only two or three customers.

Why Google thinks we need to regulate AI


Read why Sundar Pichai says that artificial intelligence needs a regulations on FT : Growing up in India, I was fascinated by technology. Each new invention changed my family’s life in meaningful ways. The telephone saved us long trips to the hospital for test results. The refrigerator meant we could spend less time preparing meals, […].

The State of Security for DevOps in 2020

The New Stack

Puppet sponsored this podcast. If there’s a sign something in IT has moved past the hype, it’s not that digital organizations continue to adopt it, it’s that they continue to see better and better results.

5 Signs It's Time to Replace Your Homegrown Analytics

If you built your analytics in house, chances are your basic features are no longer enough for your end users. Is it time to move on to a more robust analytics solution with more advanced capabilities? Follow this free guide for tips on making the build to buy transition.

To build the right thing, use design thinking and diamonds


Too often, innovators try to build the right thing using this process: Have an idea ? Build it ?

Broadridge’s Annie Michelia on Why DevOps and the Cloud Go Hand-In-Hand

Brian Dawson: Hello. Welcome to DevOps Radio, live at DevOps World | Jenkins World 2019. I have the pleasure of having a chance to interview Annie Michelia. She is a database architect at Broadridge, and really not just a database architect.

Advice from a GraphQL Expert


Last year I attended a NodeSF meetup where Francesca Guiducci spoke. Francesca has been working with GraphQL for years at scale, at companies like Trulia and Pinterest, and has been key to a lot of migration and development.

Stateful Data: Couchbase and Its Multiple Consistency Models

The New Stack

Building distributed applications aren’t easy. We need to throw away much of what we have learned working in data centers and on desktops, where code can run in controlled clusters and where latency is the least of our worries.

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Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

Analytics in the Hybrid Cloud – An Architect’s Perspective


The hybrid cloud is not just a consideration, but for many of our customers, already a reality. Read more to learn best practices when considering a hybrid or multi-cloud environment

Instana Monitoring Now Supports the CRI-O Kubernetes Runtime

The New Stack

Microservices monitoring company Instana now supports CRI-O, drop-in replacement for Docker’s runtime. This addition gives more flexibility to customers that want to select their preferred orchestration engine and runtime containers, according to the company.

Do You Trust Assessments?


If you haven’t heard, LinkedIn recently announced their launch of skill-based assessments. The assessments are short, multiple-choice tests that users can take to supposedly validate their knowledge on topics like computer languages and other work-related abilities.

Technical Disruptions Emerging in 2020

Dell EMC

This year a broad range of emerging technologies will become a tangible part of the broader IT and business dialogue. Here we’ll take a look at long-term disruptions that will be real enough to matter in thinking through the future but possibly not real enough yet to change the market immediately.

3 Challenges of Building Complex Dashboards with Open Source Components

Speaker: Ryan MacCarrigan, Founding Principal, LeanStudio

Many product teams use charting components and open source code libraries to get dashboards and reporting functionality quickly. But what happens when you have a growing user base and additional feature requests? Watch this webinar with Ryan MacCarrigan, Founding Principal of Lean Studio, to learn about key considerations for launching your next analytics project.

Should We Be Worried About IoT Ransomware?


The first reported ransomware attack on Internet of Things (IoT) devices happened in 2017: Traffic cameras in Victoria were infected by WannaCry ransomware.

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Four short links: 21 January 2020

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Cytoscape — an open source software platform for visualizing complex networks and integrating these with any type of attribute data. What’s Wrong with Computational Notebooks? Pain Points, Needs, and Design Opportunities — Our findings suggest that data scientists face numerous pain points throughout the entire workflow—from setting up notebooks to deploying to production—across many notebook environments.

The top technology frameworks you can use to build a mobile app


Apps are dead, long live Apps! We all know the "there's an app for that" saying has now jumped the shark and it's almost a cliche when you say it. It's true, it has likely been built before and all of the low hanging fruit has been, created, validated and sold to Google

Analytics in the Hybrid Cloud – An Architect’s Perspective


The hybrid cloud is not just a consideration, but for many of our customers, already a reality. Read more to learn best practices when considering a hybrid or multi-cloud environment

More Effective Agile Leadership

Speaker: Steve McConnell, CEO, Construx Software

In this talk, Steve McConnell, CEO of Construx Software, distills hundreds of companies’-worth of real-world experience into the proven Agile leadership practices that work best. Steve will seamlessly thread together traditional approaches, early Agile approaches, modern Agile approaches, and the principles and context that underlie them all—creating an invaluable resource for Agile leaders, their teams, and their organizations.