Thu.Dec 05, 2019

Predictions 2020: Ushering in 2020 Data Predictions

2019 brought us more data organizations running more advanced analytics, AI and ML workloads than ever before. 2020 is the year where we’ll see a spike in both the number of technologies and data teams that support these types of workloads internally.

Primer: Understanding Software and System Architecture

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.

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How to Get Your New Team to Trust You

Let's Grow Leaders

Helping your new team to trust you takes time. Do you ever wish your new team would talk to your last team? That would save so much precious time. If you could just get your new team to trust you, you’d get […].

A blueprint for winning the tech talent war


Digital transformation is impossible if enterprises lack the right techologies. But just as critical to digital transformation efforts is having the in-house skills to fully leverage artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, augmented reality, virtual reality, the cloud, edge computing, and other emerging technologies, not to mention the more traditional tech skills necessary to maintain and […]. Career Digital Transformation Workplace tech careers tech hiring tech jobs

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.

Top Testing Types to Use in Automation Testing

Dzone - DevOps

Planning automated tests. For any organization, the overall testing culture is influenced by the prevailing testing approach, apart from how they envision the test automation and how are they planning to collaborate beyond the development teams.

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How marketing ruined leadership

Marcus Blankenship - Daily Writing

Marketing has taught us “confidence equals competence.”. After all, who would buy laundry soap which claims, “Gets out some stains, if you use it right.”. No, we buy the soap which claims, “Gets out your toughest stains, guaranteed!”.

Predictions 2020: The Future of APM Strategies and Tools

As 2019 comes to an end, it’s safe to say that multi-cloud strategies are here to stay. We can predict that 2020 will bring an ever-increasing demand for application performance management (APM) tools and services. So what does the future of APM look like? Let’s dive in.

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What, Why, and How to Migrate to.NET Core

Gorilla Logic

With the recent announcements from Microsoft about.NET Core and.NET Framework, you may wonder whether you should start planning to migrate to.NET Core. In this article, we will cover which of your existing applications to migrate, what support tools are available, and how to successfully plan and complete your app migration. Interested? Great, but let’s start from the beginning: what is the difference between.NET Core and.NET Framework?

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SMBs Struggle with Digital Transformation

It’s a cliché, but it’s as true now as ever: The only constant in business is change.

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.

2020 Tech Trend: Self-sovereign identity makes data shared in an ecosystem more valuable


As organizations focus on data-driven business models to remain competitive, they will increasingly seek to collaborate with partners and exchange data. Data shared in an ecosystem is more valuable than data locked in a silo because it leads to new innovations and customer experiences. This trend is playing out in many industries including transportation, logistics, […].

The Role of DevOps in Custom Software Development

Hundreds of tech giants and big retail companies such as Etsy, Netflix, Amazon and Target have adopted an ecosystem called DevOps. It establishes a good collaboration between cross-functional teams such as development and operations which simplifies the processes.

Deception for Speeding Up Your OODA Loop


Join Matt Devost, CEO & Co-Founder of OODA LLC. and Tony Cole, CTO of Attivo Networks for an in-depth discussion on cyber deception and how it plays into the OODA loop, the cycle of observe–orient–decide–act.

Creating a Full-Stack Team with Continuous Delivery as a Service 

The New Stack

CloudBees sponsored this post. There’s no doubt that Kubernetes orchestration is so hot right now. There’s also no doubt that when you go from a single source of truth with a monolithic architecture to highly distributed systems, application delivery gets harder — especially for the developer.

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.

Automating the Change Request Process

Dzone - DevOps

Change how you approach change requests. Change control processes ensure DevOps projects stay on track, and that scope creep is kept to a minimum. A standardized, reliable change control process helps ensure that change activities are not full of confusion, faults, and disruption.

Why Infrastructure Has Become a Key Differentiator

The New Stack

Packet sponsored The New Stack’s news coverage of IFX2019. A developer may be lucky enough to have everything they might want from what, for many, is a very large candy store of available open source tools.

What is Agile Transformation?


What is Agile Transformation? Agile Transformation Strategy. Agile Transformation Roadmap. Waterfall to Agile Transformation. How to Ensure a Successful Agile Transformation. Challenges to Overcome. Agile Transformation Coaches. Resources. Blog Posts. Case Studies. Podcasts. Webinars. White Papers.

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Maslow's hierarchy of remote worker needs


Remote life is the work version of living alone. You’re spared the surprises, good or bad, that come with sharing your space every day. You’ve got the freedom to experiment and change things on the fly, and you don’t need to ask for permission. You’re the one in charge of how your day goes: you can monitor your energy levels, control the snacks, set the thermostat, go outside if you want.

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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.

LyntonWeb Founder Talks Tech and Partnership with TIBCO

TIBCO - Connected Intelligence

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There are Some Cloud Myths that Enterprise Should Break

OTS Solutions

There are Some Cloud Myths that Enterprise Should Break Misconceptions about the cloud are all over the internet and outside of it.

MSPs Are the Latest Ransomware Target. Are You Safe?


Ransomware is costing businesses—in ransom, yes, but mostly in downtime, the cost of which is typically 23 times greater than the ransom requested. The attacks are affecting larger and larger organizations, like the cities of Baltimore and Atlanta.

The Automated Data Center Emerges

Hyperscale and automation seem to go hand-in-hand, at least when it comes to the data center. Synergy Research reported that, at the end of 2017, there were 390 web-scale data centers worldwide, up from 300 a year earlier.

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.

Advent Of Code Day 5: S(a|i)nt(a|erkl(a){2}s)


Every season of Advent of Code so far featured a story around Santa, with the Easter Bunny sometimes making a cameo appearance. On December 5 in The Netherlands, another legendary figure makes an appearance: Sinterklaas. Actually, the modern Santa Claus grew out of traditions surrounding the historical Saint Nicholas of Myra, on which the Dutch […]. The post Advent Of Code Day 5: S(a|i)nt(a|erkl(a){2}s) appeared first on Xebia Blog


[VLOG] How to Hire for Awesome Scrum Masters

Hello awesome people. Today I want to share with you my personal guideline that I have been using to recruit/hire Scrum Masters from the job market.

Join us for the Xebia Academy Webinar Week! Sharing knowledge in Business and IT. From 9 to 13 December


Join the Xebia Academy Webinar Week. The most prominent online knowledge-sharing event in the area of IT and business performance. One week-long a massive offer of thought-leading experts speak about cloud technology, scrum master, data science & engineering, agile leadership & scaling, product development & ownership, and lots more. A week full of knowledge, eye-openers and tools to improve your professional authority. The post Join us for the Xebia Academy Webinar Week!


Professional Scrum Developers and Their Importance

What baffles me each time I look at the numbers with regards to Scrum certifications, is the low amount of PSD Certified Software Developers in relation to the certified Professional Scrum Product Owners and Professional Scrum Masters out there. The beating heart of Scrum is getting to "Done".


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.

So, how’s that retirement thing going, anyway?

Joel on Software

For the last couple of months, Prashanth Chandrasekar has been getting settled in as the new CEO of Stack Overflow. I’m still going on some customer calls and have a weekly meeting with him, but I have freed up a lot of time.

Many Funny Agile Movies

Some people just happen to learn more from short movie clips. And they can be a great way to bring some humor in. Also available as a Youtube Playlist. Please add your suggestions in the comments below. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Error'd: Press Any Key.EXCEPT THAT ONE!

The Daily WTF

"I'm guessing this is a case where there are keys and then there are KEYS ," writes Guy G. . Eric G.