Fri.Jul 12, 2019

DevOps Is Killing the ITOps Engineer (and That’s Bad)

DevOps.com

In theory, DevOps is about bridging the gap between developers and ITOps teams. In practice, however, DevOps often can feel as though its real goal is to turn ITOps engineers into developers, without really requiring developers to dive head-first into ITOps work.

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Why the phishing problem is getting worse

TechBeacon

Phishing has been around as long as email, and it continues to present a substantial risk to business and is often cited as a top security concern.

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Strengthening Your Defenses Against API Abuse

Signal Sciences

Web Application Security

Enable Scrum Teams to Embrace Team Composition Changes

Scrum.org

High performing teams are the cornerstone for good Scrum. Reaching a high performant state requires time. In many cases, this time is not given to a team because the team composition changes frequently.

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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.

5 Critical Reasons Your Business Website Needs an SEO Audit

Women on Business

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AWS Advances DevOps Agenda at Summit Event

DevOps.com

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has added services to its cloud platform designed to automate the creation of virtual private clouds (VPCs) and made available additional tools to build applications and integrate external data.

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Iterating Towards Professional Scrum: Full Lecture (Agile Week Riga)

Scrum.org

This video is a presentation from Agile Week Riga titled, Iterating Toward Professional Scrum. The 2019 Scrum Master Trends Report by scrum.org and the State of Agile 2018 shows numbers that provide insight in the maturity of agile adoptions.

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Best Technology for Your Startup

VironIT

When creating a new product, it’s extremely important to choose the best technology for your startup. The main problem of startups is that they often don’t think about the future and choose any popular technology without adequate analysis.

AI Makes New Scientific Discoveries by Analyzing Old Research Papers

The New Stack

Artificial intelligence could potentially be used to automate new scientific discoveries, as researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory recently found out when they let an unsupervised AI loose to analyze millions of old scientific papers.

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.

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O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Hosting Hate, Releasing, Government Innovation, and Voice Cloning. The Dirty Business of Hosting Hate Online (Gizmodo) -- an interesting rundown of who is hosting some of the noxious sites on the web.

Context: How eBPF Sets the Stage for Superior Container Monitoring

The New Stack

Welcome to The New Stack Context , a podcast where we discuss the latest news and views from the cloud native community. This week, we discuss the use of the extended Berkeley Packet Filter (eBPF) to improve container monitoring.

Re-Architecting the Video Gatekeeper

Netflix TechBlog

By Drew Koszewnik This is the story about how the Content Setup Engineering team used Hollow, a Netflix OSS technology, to re-architect and simplify an essential component in our content pipeline?—?delivering delivering a large amount of business value in the process.

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What’s It Take to Build a Great HPC Cluster? Ask These Students.

Dell EMC

At ISC High Performance 2019, a team sponsored by Dell EMC and other technology leaders took home the top prize in the Student Cluster Competition.

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.

Tutorial: Configure NVIDIA Jetson Nano as an AI Testbed

The New Stack

In the last part of this tutorial series on the NVIDIA Jetson Nano development kit , I provided an overview of this powerful edge computing device. In the current installment, I will walk through the steps involved in configuring Jetson Nano as an artificial intelligence testbed for inference.

Planbox Hosts its 2019 Imagine Innovation User Conference on the Beach

Planbox

To learn more about the event, or to register, click here. Follow news and updates at #PlanboxImagine. What: Planbox Imagine 2019. When: September 17-19, 2019. Where: B Ocean Resort, Fort Lauderdale. FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, July 12, 2019 – Planbox, a leading provider of cloud-based AI-Powered Agile Innovation Management solutions, will host its annual Planbox Imagine user conference at the Ocean B Resort in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, September 17-19, 2019.

Traditional Quality Assurance Is Dead (And Why That’s a Good Thing)

The New Stack

Tricentis sponsored this post. Digital business is driving a faster pace of delivery to support the continuous delivery of incremental changes.

Accelerate the Speed and Ease of B2B

Beyond B2B

Money makes the world go around - so when payments are deferred or uncollected, that is money you cannot use. The faster and more efficiently you can transact with customers and trading partners, the quicker you can get paid. Integration & APIs

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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.

Going to OSCON? Let’s Party at The New Stack’s 5th Birthday Gig

The New Stack

Going to OSCON this year? Do you live in Portland? Or just visiting? Let’s party! We’re celebrating our fifth anniversary with drinks, cake and art! Here’s where The New Stack 5th Anniversary party will all go down: Date: Wednesday, July 17. Time: 6 pm – 9 pm. Place: Rontoms Lounge.

Detecting Medicare Fraud

Dataiku

We already studied Medicare data using Dataiku in this video. This time, instead of looking at the impact of payments on the physician prescriptions, we will have a look at the possibility of detecting Medicare fraud. healthcare compliance fraud

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Best-In-Class Guide to Developing a Modern Custom CRM (With Examples)

Sunflower Lab

I spoke with a CIO recently who shared his own horror story of trying to implement an off-the-shelf CRM and integrate it with their existing ERP. The project cost $5M and took 1 year, but ultimately failed. The reason: lack of proper planning and gathering of requirements.

This Week in Programming: What a Mythical Language Says about Golang

The New Stack

If you were paying any attention to last week ‘s column, you may have noticed one glaring error: Go++ is not a real programming language.

The Essential Guide to Building Analytic Applications

Embedding dashboards, reports, and analytics in an existing application presents some unique opportunities—and poses unique challenges—to software teams. Download this eBook to hear 16 product experts share insights on business intelligence, UI/UX, security, and everything that goes into building a successful application with analytics at its core.

Gartner Names Progress a Leader in 2019 Magic Quadrant for Multiexperience Development Platforms

Progress

The first-ever 2019 Gartner Multiexperience Development Platform (MXDP) Magic Quadrant names Progress as a Leader based on ability to execute and completeness of vision.

Technology-as-a-Hazard (TaaH)

DXC

There have been at least 259 selfie-related deaths since 2011. Deaths and injuries resulting from walking-while-texting are likely even more common than that. In fact, many cities and towns have gone so far as establishing fines for texting in crosswalks.

What Do Loonshots, Prisons and FCC Have in Common? Meet the 2019 Summer Conference Speakers and Find Out!

CableLabs

CableLabs Summer Conference 2019 is now less than a month away, and we’re very excited to introduce you to the incredible individuals who will share their life experiences and professional expertise during the first 2 days. This year, we’ve brought together a diverse group of best-selling authors, founders, industry leaders, distinguished technologists—and even one innovative prison system entrepreneur who knows a whole lot about determination, perseverance and second chances.

When One Tough Conversation Isn’t Enough

Let's Grow Leaders

What do you do when you’ve talked with a team member about a performance issue, but nothing changes? In this episode, learn the ART of the tough conversation – how to avoid talking about the same issue repeatedly and address what’s […]. The post When One Tough Conversation Isn’t Enough appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. What do you do when you’ve talked with a team member about a performance issue, but nothing changes?

Architect Your Organization for Effectiveness, Productivity, and Joy

Speaker: Ron Lichty, Consultant: Interim VP Engineering, Ron Lichty Consulting, Inc.

As a senior software leader, you likely spend more time working on the architecture of your systems than the architecture of your organization. Yet, structuring our teams and organizations is a critical factor for success. In fact, the impact of software architecture parallels the impact of organizational structure. We are excited to welcome Ron Lichty, co-author of a seminal book on managing software teams and a well-known speaker, he’ll speak to organizing for effectiveness, productivity and joy.

Enterprise Tech is Alive, Well, and Thriving

Algolia

Technology innovation continues to be a leading driver of growth for the global economy. It’s this innovation that impacts consumer experiences and business productivity. While there are all types of innovation happening all over the world, it’s understandable that the majority of news headlines related to technology companies are of those in the B2C category.

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A Cycle of Success: How Professional Development Creates Better Teacher and Student Outcomes

PowerSchool

Professional development for teachers is all about helping students succeed. That’s because quality teachers make all the difference. According to The RAND Corporation, “Teachers matter more to student achievement than any other aspect of schooling.” 1 Stronger teachers drive student achievement higher. A successful professional development program will develop stronger teachers and lead to student success. The connection is clear. But a set-it-and-forget-it program won’t cut it.

Advice from the GoF: Design to Interfaces

Net Objectives

Behavior in object-oriented systems is a reflection of the interaction of objects. If you change the objects, or alter their interaction, the resulting behavior changes. This means that objects have relationships to other objects, usually through references that are used to call methods. The Gang of Four recommends that these relationships should be defined based … Continue reading "Advice from the GoF: Design to Interfaces". Audio Design Patterns