Tue.Jan 21, 2020

Can Kanban and Scrum work together?


Students and clients ask us “Can Kanban and Scrum work together?” all the time. The answer is an emphatic, “Of course!” However, what do you mean by “Kanban”?


Managing dependencies and communication strategy for programs

Martin Fowler

Luiza and James add two more practices to their helpful list for managing programs in product-mode organizations. This installment looks at developing a communication strategy and managing dependencies and risks. more…. skip-home-page

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Effective Stakeholder Management


When it comes to Product Ownership, there are a couple of things that are essential to get the job done right. Effective stakeholder management is one of them!


Two Heads Are Better Than One

The Daily WTF

What, exactly set of features divide a "text editor" from an IDE is a bit of a blurry line. Developers are not the sort to use static, unchangeable tools.

How AI Can Radically Change Your Business

AI is quickly becoming mainstream, thanks to its value-driving capabilities. Yet, even with such widespread attention, it still is one of the most misunderstood technologies out there. Here's how to make the most out of it and bring a positive change to your company.

Ten questions you might want to ask yourself about your Scrum


I call myself a Scrum Caretaker. I aspire inspiring people using Scrum. I prefer sharing positive experiences and cases that demonstrate how amazing working with Scrum can be, what problems can be tackled and how, the level of excellence we can build into our products, how Scrum can engage people.


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Assets and Value


The post Assets and Value appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs ROELBOB


The Time to Modernize Your Edge is Now

Dell EMC

If you’ve been following Dell EMC Networking at all over the past year or so, you’ve likely heard a bit about our collaboration with VMware. In 2019, we really took this collaboration to the next level.

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Edge Computing and ITOps: Opportunities and Challenges


Edge computing is growing quickly, but IT operations need to evolve as well to effectively monitor and manage new devices, sensors, applications and data. Growing enterprise edge ecosystems should integrate and become part of centrally managed ITOM systems.

Tech Marketing’s Expanding Role: More from IDC’s 2019 Investment Benchmark Survey


IDC CMO Advisory Service has published results from its 17 th annual Tech Marketing Investment Benchmark survey. Investment patterns provide evidence for marketing’s expanding role.

Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life with Nir Eyal

Speaker: Nir Eyal

Ever get the feeling the world is full of too many distractions? Research shows the ability to stay focused is a competitive advantage, in work and in life. However, in an age of ever-increasing demands on our attention how do we stay productive and stay sane? In this webinar, Nir provides research-backed, practical advice, and memorable strategies for managing distraction and our time. Nir Eyal shares findings of his five years of research into how to master what he calls, "the skill of the century," the power to be "Indistractable."

The Acceleration of Data and Data Storage Trends


There’s never been a more exciting time for data. Increasing demands for size, speed, performance and reliance have propelled the data market forward at a faster rate than could have ever been anticipated, and new technologies are making some dreams for data a reality.

Tech Marketing’s Expanding Role: More from IDC’s 2019 Investment Benchmark Survey


IDC CMO Advisory Service has published results from its 17 th annual Tech Marketing Investment Benchmark survey. Investment patterns provide evidence for marketing’s expanding role.

Publication Release: DevSecOps Trend Report

Dzone - DevOps

For years, security has been an afterthought — functionality that developers and product managers often address at the last minute, right before a build is about to ship.

DevOps must-reads: 7 titles every practitioner should read


Upskilling continues to be the biggest challenge—and opportunity—as DevOps and digital transformation initiatives continue to advance, so as 2020 rolls out it's only fitting to recommend the best books for learning.

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.

What is an Agile Environment?


This article was co-authored by Skip Angel and Janel Lanza. As constant change and markets push companies to adapt and deliver at an ever-increasing pace, agile remains at the heart of strategic conversations.

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eBay Rolls Out Kubernetes for Performance-Sensitive Search Operations

The New Stack

Would it be possible to run a large-scale, latency-sensitive workload like a search application, naively on the Kubernetes platform, at nearly the same performance as could be had from running directly on the servers themselves?

Let's keep talking about JAMstack, this JAMuary


In case you haven’t heard yet, we’re talking about JAMstack this JAMuary. During the second week of the new year, Divya Sasidharan and Phil Hawksworth put together a recap of the posts that Netlify’s Developer Relations Team have been busy publishing to dev.to. Picking up where the part one recap post in this series left off, let’s explore more of the latest and greatest JAMstack articles in this ongoing series, below! JAMuary digest – more JAMstack posts.

RapidValue Wins the KelpHR PoSH Safe Workplace Award


On the 22nd of January, RapidValue Solutions was awarded the Safe Workplace Award at the KelpHR PoSh Awards. RapidValue has always taken pride in being a safe organization for its associates and has taken measures to ensure that it remains the same. . RapidValue strictly follows a policy of zero tolerance towards harassment of any kind irrespective of the gender. We have internal training and sessions across all our locations and also corporate communication to spread awareness.

BI Buyers Guide: Embedding Analytics in Your Software

The business intelligence market has exploded. And as the number of vendors grows, it gets harder to make sense of it all. Learn how to decide what features you need and get an evaluation framework for every technical and non-technical requirement you could imagine.

The Basics of Exploit Development 1: Win32 Buffer Overflows


In this article we will cover the creation of an exploit for a 32-bit Windows application vulnerable to a buffer overflow using X64dbg and the associated ERC plugin.

Google Cloud Run: What every IT Ops team should know


You might think of Google Cloud Run, launched last November, as serverless for containers. That's true, but it's also much more. Enterprise IT, Cloud, Serverless, Containers, Application Deployment, Continuous Delivery (CD

Demystifying DevOps — A Peek Behind the Digital Transformation Curtain

The New Stack

Catherine Paganini. Catherine Paganini leads Marketing at Kublr. From the strategic to the tactical, Catherine helps Kublr evangelize the limitless power of cloud native technologies, shape the brand, and keep pace with the growth.

LANXESS Delivers Beyond Expectation

Beyond B2B

The specialty chemicals industry focuses on making small batches of high margin products to meet very specific customer specifications. IoT Advanced_Analytics_Decisions manufacturing

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.

Stuck with Windows 7? Here’s a security game plan

The Parallax

Last week, Microsoft’s Windows 7, once the go-to operating system of nearly 60 percent of all computers , reached the company’s designated end of the road for security patches.

How One Airline Won Customer Loyalty with an API-First Strategy

TIBCO - Connected Intelligence

Reading Time: 2 minutes. Maintaining customer loyalty in the travel industry is no easy feat. There are so many factors and variables on the customer journey, many of which are out of an airline’s control.

7 Healthcare Industry Trends for Employers to Keep a Lookout For

Strategy Driven

The United States is under pressure to hire at least 2.3 million health care workers by the year 2025. Part of this need is fueled by the growing aging population.

The Worst Possible Day: U.S. Telecommunications and Huawei

The Cipher Brief

Thomas Donahue is a Cipher Brief expert and former Senior Director for Cyber Operations on the U.S. National Security Council Staff. His article was originally published by National Defense University Press PRISM.

2019 State of Engineering Performance Management Report

More than 100 software leaders were asked how they manage and measure engineering performance. How do the findings stack up to your own experience? The report includes the top engineering challenges and the most used performance metrics.