Tue.Sep 17, 2019

How to Develop and Deploy Software Like a Tech Giant

The New Stack

Why regression testing should be a shared responsibility


Regression testing should be shared, either within the delivery team as a whole or between development and QA. But in too many companies, this testing is still seen as primarily QA’s problem. App Dev & Testing, Testing, Application Testing, Quality Assurance (QA

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Facebook’s Julie Zhuo on Navigating the Leap From Individual Contributor to Force Multiplier



Beyond Mechanical Scrum


At a recent training class one of the delegates spoke about their present company, about how it was the most “Agile” place he had ever worked.


Machine Learning for Builders: Tools, Trends, and Truths

Speaker: Rob De Feo, Startup Advocate at Amazon Web Services

Machine learning techniques are being applied to every industry, leveraging an increasing amount of data and ever faster compute. But that doesn’t mean machine learning techniques are a perfect fit for every situation (yet). So how can a startup harness machine learning for its own set of unique problems and solutions, and does it require a warehouse filled with PhDs to pull it off?

Why DevOps is Like Football


When it’s done right, DevOps is an impressive feat. You have groups of professionals all melding together as one large team working toward a common goal. The groups–and the individuals themselves–perform their roles and hand off tasks to each other at just the right times.

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Not All Feedback is Created Equal!


Product Owners have a tough job. I was in a Sprint Review recently where the Scrum Team had some stakeholders talking about an idea they thought was excellent. So, like any studious Product Owner, they immediately typed up the idea and added it to their Product Backlog.


How Businesses Can Get The Most Value From Artificial Intelligence


Gosh the short answer to this question is to read the OODA Loop. But here read Nicholas Fearn as he gives a roadmap for businesses to implement artificial intelligence on Forbes : Many businesses are experimenting with artificial intelligence but lack an understanding of the use cases that deliver real business value. That’s according to a […].

Scrum and the Power of Diffusion of Responsibility


On March 13, 1946, 28-year-old Kitty Genovese was stabbed to death in Queens, NYC, across from the apartment building where she lived.


Does Agile Methodologies Work for IT Infra?


Recently, I had a fascinating conversation with my old friend Joe–the name has been changed but the conversation is real and unedited–an IT Infrastructure program manager from a large IT service provider.

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

How Can You As A Scrum Master Increase Your Awesomeness


Just two months ago I was asked by a lady after a community meetup in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: "How can I become a more awesome Scrum Master?" I was surprised to receive such question since I never had anyone asked me that question.


Artificial Intelligence Confronts a ‘Reproducibility’ Crisis


Read why Gregory Barber says that AI researchers are beginning to acknowledge and confront the “reproducibility” crisis, which makes it hard for others to replicate the results of AI systems on Wired : A few years ago, Joelle Pineau, a computer science professor at McGill, was helping her students design a new algorithm when they […].

Women in Tech – Hacking Business Diversity

Linux Academy

Is diversity and inclusion of underrepresented groups in the technology industry still an issue? And if it is, how prevalent is this problem? How can we make a difference? To gain some insights into this controversial subject, we reached out to the women we admire, and who exemplify the promotion of equality every single day. The numbers tell us that diversity is still an issue in the industry. See for yourself: As of 2019, for every 3 men in the tech industry, there is only 1 woman.

How to Manage Managing Multicloud

The New Stack

As the enterprise IT world speeds towards a multicloud future, much of the industry dialogue has shifted toward the technology needed to tap into the potential that multicloud offers.

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.

Megaport Cloud Router 2.0


Network connectivity has evolved far beyond traditional means. Virtualisation has flipped the way we move data between on-premises, colocation, and cloud environments on its head.

GitLab Commit Brooklyn: DevOps as a Single Application

The New Stack

The Right Time for Businesses to Plan Digital Marketing


Digital marketing is such a powerful means to connect with and influence potential customers that businesses can ignore it only at their own peril. But when is the right time to start planning your digital marketing activities? Right when you start planning your business! Really?

How to Install Nextcloud 16 on Ubuntu Server 18.04

The New Stack

Nextcloud is one of the most powerful, flexible, and user-friendly on-premises cloud servers on the market.

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5 Signs It's Time to Replace Your Homegrown Analytics

If you built your analytics in house, chances are your basic features are no longer enough for your end users. Is it time to move on to a more robust analytics solution with more advanced capabilities? Follow this free guide for tips on making the build to buy transition.

A security practitioner's guide to software obsolescence


Unlike wine and cheese, software does not get better with age—in fact, its security strength decreases over time. This is because of software obsolescence. Security, Application Security, Application Security (App Sec

It’s Time for Data Historians to Become … History


Why a modern time-series capable database can simplify yet enhance time-series data analysis. There are many Operational Technology (OT) environments within manufacturing, oil and gas, engineering research, and countless other industries where complex equipment, machinery, and networks of sensors and devices generate time-series data. These time-series streams range from sensor data representing Pressure, Volume and Temperature to Video streams for machine vision and surveillance.

The 4 Major Challenges of Testing Native Apps and How to Solve Them

Dzone - DevOps

Developing native mobile apps isn't as easy as you might think. Testing teams across the world testify that Continuous Integration and Delivery are a challenge when testing any mobile app — but prove even harder when it comes to testing native mobile apps.

Leadership reading list

Dan Pupius

A collection of essential books that meaningfully affected our team. The team here at Range are notorious book worms and we regularly get asked for recommendations.

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.

Multi-Cloud Design Considerations


Brandon Knitter?—?Principle Principle Consultant Delivering on a multi-cloud strategy is as difficult as deciding to have a multi-cloud strategy at all.

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5 Ways You Can Hire and Retain Top Talent for Your Company

Women on Business

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Self-Service Analytics: Classifying Data and Analytic States


Learn how to better classify data & analytics within the analytic ecosystem by analyzing the various states of data & analytics within organizations. Read more

MongoDB Atlas: Not Your Parents’ Cloud Database


MongoDB Atlas is MongoDB’s managed database-as-a-service (DBaaS). Mongo CTO and Co-Founder Eli Horowitz published a blog in June 2016 officially announcing the Atlas service as the “simplest, most robust” way to use Mongo in the cloud at deployments of many different sizes. More recently, in November 2018, Microsoft Azure announced MongoDB Atlas free tier would be available in limited regions.

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Microservices: The Dark Side

Speaker: Prem Chandrasekaran

A few years ago, Barclays embarked on a journey to migrate its legacy services to a modern tech stack with the objective of achieving a high level of scale, resilience, and reliability. During the incremental, iterative move towards an ecosystem of focused, distributed services, it’s fair to say that the company discovered the challenges of distributing objects. Join us for an episode you can’t miss if you’re finding it a lot harder to architect in practice than in theory, and learn how you can shed light on the dark side of microservices.