Thu.May 23, 2019

Operating with Focus: Putting the 5-Day Design Sprint into Practice

Gitprime

GitPrime elevates engineering leadership with objective data. In this interview series, engineering leaders talk about building healthy and high-performing teams. One of the problems with traditional product development and testing is the pure investment in time.

How to move a large monolithic app to continuous delivery with zero downtime

TechBeacon

The first line of code of my company's internal communications platform was compiled more than 12 years ago. I remember it well, because it was my first job as a junior developer. And back then, our team of five engineers released changes to customers only two or three times per year.

Enterprise Apps Development Trends: Every Tech Leaders Need To Know

OTS Solutions

Enterprise App Development Trends to Watch Out For. The world of business is becoming more and more connected by web applications. Any tech leader today must become knowledgeable of all Enterprise Apps Development and prepare to upgrade their site’s own web development.

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Applications of data science and machine learning in financial services

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

The O’Reilly Data Show Podcast: Jike Chong on the many exciting opportunities for data professionals in the U.S. and China. In this episode of the Data Show , I spoke with Jike Chong , chief data scientist at Acorns , a startup focused on building tools for micro-investing.

Build Product Progress with a Strong Data Culture

Speaker: Nima Gardideh, CTO, Pearmill

Have you ever thought your product's progress was headed in one direction, and been shocked to see a different story reflected in big picture KPIs like revenue? It can be confusing when customer feedback or metrics like registration or retention are painting a different picture. No matter how sophisticated your analytics are, if you're asking the wrong questions - or looking at the wrong metrics - you're going to have trouble getting answers that can help you. Join Nima Gardideh, CTO of Pearmill, as he demonstrates how to build a strong data culture within your team, so everyone understands which metrics they should actually focus on - and why. Then, he'll explain how you can use your analytics to regularly review progress and successes. Finally, he'll discuss what you should keep in mind when instrumenting your analytics.

The Essential Toolbox for DevOps Analytics

DevOps.com

With DevOps teams under constant pressure to improve software delivery cycles while maintaining—and improving—quality, many have turned to continuous testing (CT), implementing it as part of their overall development strategy.

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Managing multiple databases in Rails 6

The Citus Data

If you’ve worked with Ruby on Rails you likely have some understanding of how your database works with Rails, traditionally that has always meant specifying a single database per environment in your config/database.yml , possibly together with an environment setting like DATABASE_URL.

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Successful DevOps Initiatives Start With Company Culture

DevOps.com

What initially drove the need for embarking on the DevOps journey in your team or at your company in the first place? Was it: Market shift? New leadership or an acquisition? New product or service idea? Cost savings or consolidation? All of the above?

Kafka Summit London 2019 Session Videos

Confluent

Let us cut to the chase: Kafka Summit London session videos are available! If you were there, you know what a great time it was, and you know that you had to make sometimes-agonizing decisions about which sessions to attend and which to miss.

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Employee Retention

DevOps.com

The post Employee Retention appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs ROELBOB

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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.

Testing Failure Scenarios With Feature Flags

LaunchDarkly

One of the most important considerations when designing a system is its capacity to handle failures. This is particularly true of today’s increasingly popular distributed systems. However, when it comes to designing for failure, one hurdle is ensuring its testability.

How AWS Firecracker Makes Containers and Serverless More Efficient

ParkMyCloud

AWS Firecracker was announced at AWS re:Invent in November 2018 as a new AWS open source virtualization technology. The technology is purpose-built for creating and managing secure, multi-tenant container and function-based services.

CircleCI Adds Integration With Atlassian Jira

DevOps.com

One of the trickier issues IT vendors in the age of DevOps are dealing with is that very few organizations have standardized on a platform from a single vendor.

How to Activate your Academic Project with Data

Dataiku

We talked to a project team from Georgia Tech with members in the Analytics MS and the Computer Science MS.

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.

Top E-commerce Trends To Watch For In 2019

Xicom

In today’s digital era, keeping track for e-commerce trends shouldn’t be just a passing thought. Instead, each pattern needs to be observed and endorsed in due series, considering it a tried and true method to drive your E-commerce brand a step ahead.

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O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Deep Fakes, GPU-Friendly Codec, Retro OS, and Production Readiness. Few-Shot Adversarial Learning of Realistic Neural Talking Head Models -- astonishing work, where you can essentially do deep-fakes from one or two photos.

Why MSPs Should Test Their Backup Solutions

Storagecraft

Imagine finding out the hard way that your home alarm system wasn’t working. You arrive home to an open front door with your personal items scattered around your place. Some expensive purchases—jewelry, your stereo system, or your computer—are missing.

How to Approach Design for Developers

Toptal

Developers often think of design as less important than functionality. But time developers spend learning design principles is saved in the future when working with designers or on their own products

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.

Vendors Compete for Users of Stream Processing Technologies

The New Stack

Enterprises are adopting commercial stream processing offerings from both their cloud providers and more specialized vendors.

Portable Office Buildings Provide Everything a Business Needs

Strategy Driven

By their very nature, businesses are unpredictable, as a sudden demand for a product or service could arise, thus calling for a quick response.

Working with TypeScript, Dependency Injection, and Discord Bots

Toptal

Types and testable code are two of the most effective ways of avoiding bugs. In this tutorial, discover TypeScript best practices while you create a Discord bot from scratch

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Going Beyond the (Net)Flow: Introducing Universal Data Records

Kentik

Every story has a beginning. At Kentik, flow data was ours. It’s how we began to set the bar for what modern network analytics should look like.

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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!

Cinco formas de traducir los retrasos aéreos en experiencias positivas

DXC

Las aerolíneas saben muy bien que habrá retrasos. Pero aún siendo inevitables, hay formas de traducirlos en experiencias positivas. Todas ellas cuentan con datos comerciales muy valiosos (de los comercios del aeropuerto, áreas de descanso y del comportamiento de los viajeros) en este recinto acotado. Conocen sus preferencias. Con esta información, pueden mejorar mucho los […]. Analytics Travel, Transportation & Hospitality airlines customer experience

Identity Theft Can Last a Lifetime

Symantec

Symantec won’t let foster youth face identity theft alone

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How Cloud Native Developers Can Make Sense of an Explosion in Choices

The New Stack

The choices developers face during tool-selection processes for cloud native deployments have exploded.

Are You Running Windows Server 2008 or SQL Server 2008?

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

Windows Servers 2008 support ends on January 14, 2020. If you are running this version of the Windows operating system, here’s what you need to be thinking about now. Is it time to move? Server upgrades are moving.

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.