Wed.May 22, 2019

Primer: The Who, What and Why of Service Mesh

The New Stack

If you’ve been hearing about service mesh — perhaps you’ve noticed that Istio seems to be everywhere — you might be wondering if you need a service mesh.

Tech Pros: Plan for Failure to Breed Success

DevOps.com

Veteran tech pros will tell you: Failure does not always mean failing at something; it often means failing to do something. Failure can be unpredictable and accidental, but usually, a lack of preparedness causes the most significant incidents.

Why is Serverless Technology Ideal for Startups

Cabot Solutions

Ever wonder why serverless technology is ideal for startups Join us as we explore the benefits startups can enjoy when they go serverless

Story Points Revisited

Ron Jeffries

I like to say that I may have invented story points, and if I did, I'm sorry now. Let's explore my current thinking on story points. At least one of us is interested in what I think. Dark-Agile Dark-Scrum success Agile-Related SAFe

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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.

DevOps Security Champion: Who, What and Why?

DevOps.com

In general, DevOps is a process and culture of organizations to get applications out the door faster and with higher quality. To do so, security champions are essential. In DevOps, security champions work as a backup mechanism in various projects and take multiple leadership roles.

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Malicious Bot Attacks: Why They're More Dangerous than Ever

Symantec

Malicious bots remain a dangerous and persistent threat. Here’s how to beat them

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Announcing the 2019 Data Impact Awards

Cloudera

We are excited to be launching our first awards program together as the “New Cloudera.”

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10 Ground Rules for Red Teams

Symantec

An effective Red Team offers huge value to your defensive strategy, but you have to be prepared to face up to some hard truths

Five Ways to Achieve Real-Time Visibility of Your Cloud Infrastructure

Firemon

Lumeta CloudVisibility Community Edition – Free Trial Now Available. There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception. Aldous Huxley. Wise words.

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.

DevOps and Networking: Working to Achieve Nirvana

DevOps.com

Enterprises don’t own the cloud, just the experience. If there’s an outage or even a hiccup in the performance or network service, it’s on the network and application teams (not the cloud provider) to fix it.

Omni-channel retailers: Top 3 companies with successful customer experiences.

Apiumhub

In an era where the traditional brick & mortar is almost dead, retailers are creating more and more omni-channel practices to make the customer experience more engaging.

Companies send confusing alerts about data breaches

CTOvision

Building on their previous research that showed consumers often take little action when facing security breaches, researchers analyzed the data breach notifications companies sent to consumers to see if the communications might be responsible for some of the inaction.

KubeMove: Move Data Across Kubernetes Clusters Without Proprietary Extensions

The New Stack

A new project initiated by the folks behind OpenEBS seeks to provide a code base that would allow Kubernetes users to move data freely across clusters. KubeMove includes a Kubernetes Operator and API.

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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.

How CIOs Can Solve Really Big Problems

The Accidental Successful CIO

Big problems require a special type of problem solving Image Credit: Kevin Dooley. As CIOs we are faced with a complete set of problems that we need to solve.

Digital healthcare: Improving outcomes through cloud-based insight

DXC

by Mutaz Shegewi Digital transformation in healthcare can no longer be ignored when seeking to improve outcomes.

Four short links: 22 May 2019

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Software-Defined Memory, SQL Analyzer, Wolfram Engine, and Victims of Passion. Software-Defined Memory in Warehouse-Scale Computers (ACM) -- when you're Google, you invent new types of memory. In this case, a cheaper, but slower, "far memory" that is slower than DRAM but faster than Flash.

Leadership styles for directing small teams

Lead on Purpose

Leadership differs depending on the size of the group you’re leading. For most product managers, the people they lead work on different teams and the individuals they need to influence don’t report to them.

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.

Stop the Presses: Media Coverage as a Prioritization Metric for Vulnerability Management

Tenable

We wondered whether mainstream media coverage of vulnerabilities changed how companies perform vulnerability management. So we asked them. Here’s what we learned. In technical circles, vulnerabilities have always been news. More often now though, vulnerabilities are mainstream news. They are regularly covered in business outlets read by company leaders who may not otherwise get involved in the nitty gritty of vulnerability management. . 2018 was a big year for vulnerabilities in the media.

The Hidden Gem in Family Business Meetings

Strategy Driven

I present to a variety of audiences around the country — university-based, family business centers, industry groups and professional groups. Invariably I’m asked, “What’s the one thing a family business should do to be successful?”

Budgeting & Forecasting for AWS

Yotascale

You’ve probably heard it before, and you’ll hear it again: costs on the cloud are hard to manage. We’ve all known for a while it’s a big problem, and it has finally become a high priority for businesses that use the cloud.

NS1 Launches DDI for Modern Distributed Enterprise Application Infrastructure

DevOps.com

Next Generation DDI Reduces Friction and Complexity in Deploying and Delivering Applications in Distributed Environments at Scale NEW YORK –May 22, 2019– NS1, the leader in next generation DNS and application traffic management solutions, today announced its new Enterprise DDI solution.

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!

Harbor Project Learns to Share

The New Stack

The release of Harbor 1.8 revealed a number of new features, including the ability to share Harbor with other registries. Previously, Harbor, designed for container images and Helm Charts, could only extend other registry instances.

Scylla and Confluent Integration for IoT Deployments

Confluent

The internet is not just connecting people around the world. Through the Internet of Things (IoT), it is also connecting humans to the machines all around us and directly connecting machines to other machines.

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5 DevOps infrastructure challenges—and how to overcome them

TechBeacon

As DevOps continues to be adopted by companies, many of them are finding that a variety of roadblocks—including infrastructure—are hindering their progress. DevOps, DevOps Transformation, Scaling DevOps

Chatbot – the ultimate cost saver

Apiumhub

Artificial technology in all its forms has been changing the different commercial sectors- for better or for worse. Its implementation has been seen throughout different industries, affecting the way of doing business as well as the way in which they communicate with customers.

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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.