Mon.Oct 12, 2020

5 Dos And Don’ts During The Sprint Planning

I got the idea of writing this blog while hosting a webinar on the same topics when multiple people told us to document our discussion. Originally I posted this blog on Agilemania , and you can check our upcoming webinars there.


Agile2021 Planning and Submissions Update

Agile Alliance

At the end of every Agile Conference, we hold a retrospective (of course!). The conference chair, program, and track chairs, marketing, etc., all take part. One of the recurring items from previous years has been that we should “treat the program like an Agile product”.

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The Scrum Mythbusters Exercise

Scrum is not a one-size-fits-all solution, a silver bullet, or a complete methodology. Instead, Scrum provides the minimal boundaries within which teams can self-organize to solve complex problems with an empirical approach.

Most enterprises struggle with IoT security incidents


According to new data released by Cybersecurity Insiders, 72% of organizations experienced an increase in endpoint and IoT security incidents in the last year, while 56% anticipate their organization will […].

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Are Your Embedded Analytics DevOps-Friendly?

Does your analytics solution work with your current tech stack and DevOps practices? If not, any update to the analytics could increase deployment complexity and become difficult to maintain. Learn the 5 elements of a DevOps-friendly embedded analytics solution.

70 Scrum Master Theses

TL; DR: 70 Scrum Master Theses. The following 70 Scrum Master theses describe the role of from a holistic product creation perspective. The theses cover the role of the Scrum Master from product discovery to product delivery in hands-on practical manner.


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Why Cognitive Technology May Be A Better Term Than Artificial Intelligence


Read this article by Kathleen Walch in Forbes about why cognitive technology may be a better term than artificial intelligence. One of the challenges for those tracking the artificial intelligence […].

PowerProtect, SAP Hana and Google Cloud: One of Our Best Kept Secrets

Dell EMC

Can Dell EMC data protection solutions protect SAP workloads on the Google Cloud? It’s a question that has come up lately, and the answer is a resounding YES!

The Top Internet of Things (IoT) Authentication Methods and Options


Read Ellen Boehm list top Internet of Things authentication methods and options on Security Boulevard: IoT authentication is a model for building trust in the identity of IoT machines and devices […].

Morpheus Data Extends Hybrid Cloud Reach

Morpheus Data has updated its hybrid cloud computing platform to add support for a bare metal-as-a-service option as well as tighter integrations with VMware vCloud Director (vCD) and NSX-T, Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM), Microsoft Azure and Veeam data protection tools.

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5 Things a Data Scientist Can Do to Stay Current

DataRobot together with Snowflake – a leading cloud data platform provider — is helping data scientists stay current with the latest technology and data science best practices so that they can excel in an increasingly AI-driven workplace. Five Things a Data Scientist Can Do to Stay Current offers data scientists guidance for thriving in AI-driven enterprises.

IBM to break up 109-year old company to focus on cloud growth


International Business Machines Corp is splitting itself into two public companies, capping a years-long effort by the world’s first big computing firm to diversify away from its legacy businesses to […].

CVE-2020-1472: Advanced Persistent Threat Actors Use Zerologon Vulnerability In Exploit Chain with Unpatched Vulnerabilities


Government agencies issue joint cybersecurity advisory cautioning that advanced threat groups are chaining vulnerabilities together to gain entry into government networks and elevate privileges. Background.

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Akamai Enables Microservices Deployment at the Edge

Akamai today announced it is adding the ability to deploy microservices on its edge computing platform to enable developers to run latency-sensitive applications faster.

One Way to Cultivate a More Resilient and Creative Team

Let's Grow Leaders

A creative team starts with room to think The rocky mountain air was crisp with fall chill–a perfect time for a fire in the wood-burning stove. We placed the logs on top of the kindling, held the flame beneath the wood, and…nothing […].

Testing at Every Stage of Development

Up to 80% of new products fail. The reality is harsh and the reasons why are endless. Perhaps the new product couldn’t oust a customer favorite. Maybe it looked great but was too hard to use. Or, despite being a superior product, the go-to-market strategy failed. There’s always a risk when building a new product, but you can hedge your bets by understanding exactly what your customers' expectations truly are at every step of the development process.

Embedded Analytics Essentials: A Checklist for Success

Integrating the analytics capabilities into your application can be easier than you think Today, the ability to create and explore dashboards and reports, embedded directly into the apps your customers use every day, is no longer a luxury but a necessity to keep your product competitive and deliver value to users.

Cybersecurity Awareness Month: Securing Devices at Home and Work


Last week we kicked off the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency’s (CISA) Cybersecurity Awareness Month with a post called If You Connect It, Protect It. Check it out for a quick read on the importance of securing every connected device—no matter how insignificant it might seem.

4 Tips for Improving Work/Life Balance

Career Advancement

“We think, mistakenly, that success is the result of the amount of time we put in at work, instead of the quality of time we put in.” ” ~ Arianna Huffington.

The Most Popular Cloud Native Storage Solutions

The New Stack

Storage is one of the most critical components of a Containers-as-a-Service platform. Container-native storage exposes the underlying storage services to containers and microservices. Like software-defined storage, it aggregates and pools storage resources from disparate mediums.

How Embedding AI-Powered Analytics Can Give You a Competitive Advantage

Embedding dashboards and reports aren’t enough. Futureproof your application by offering instant, actionable insights that will give you and your customers a competitive advantage.

Building Resilient IT Systems: Why Federal and Enterprise Leaders Should Consider NSTAC Recommendations


As remote work expands the enterprise attack surface, a federal advisory committee highlights the key challenges in securing critical IT infrastructure and building more resilient organizations.

It’s Time to Stretch: Use the Scarcity Created by COVID-19 to Your Advantage

CEO Insider

2021 is right around the corner. While many of us are eager to put this tumultuous year in the rearview mirror, we need to face the reality that the way we work will remain resource-constrained for the foreseeable future.

Future reality: Triad of Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence & Blockchain in action


Read Sanjay Pathak explain how the triad of Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain will shape the future tech on Financial Express: Blockchain today is still in its infancy, […].

Looking for a Google Cloud Instance Scheduling Solution? As You Wish


Like other cloud providers, the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) charges for compute virtual machine instances by the amount of time they are running — which may lead you to search for a Google Cloud instance scheduling solution.

Building Like Amazon

Speaker: Leo Zhadanovsky, Principal Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services

Amazon's journey to its current modern architecture and processes provides insights for all software development leaders. To get there, Amazon focused on decomposing for agility, making critical cultural and operational changes, and creating tools for software delivery. The result was enabling developers to rapidly release and iterate software while maintaining industry-leading standards on security, reliability, and performance. Whether you're developing for a small startup or a large corporation, learning the tools for CI/CD will make your good DevOps team great. We are excited to be joined by Leo Zhadanovsky, a Principal Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services.

Cloud Security: A Work In Progress


Read why Bob Violino says that cloud security is a work in progress on CFO: Mountain View, Calif.-based based Egnyte provides file sharing via the cloud to its customers, so its […].

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Tips for Hiring Customer Service Staff in Anxious Times


4 Make-Or-Break Customer Service Skills and How to Find Them Today’s post is by Ken Crowell The pandemic and economic and political turmoil has Americans stressed out, making customer service skills more important than ever for businesses to be able to thrive and grow.

Robinhood’s Kubernetes Journey: A Path More Treacherous than It Appears

The New Stack

Welcome to The New Stack Makers : Scaling New Heights, a series of interviews with engineering managers who talk about the problems they have faced and the resolutions they sought, conducted by guest host Scalyr CEO Christine Heckart.

Embrace Silos for Faster Insights with PowerEdge and OpenManage

Dell EMC

Imagine being excited for a new product and ordering it online for in-store pickup. Surprisingly, the self-pickup kiosk does not have your order ready and you are told to return later. Instead, you go to a competitor.

eLearning demand is at an all-time high. Pick the right LMS!

The need for online learning is greater than ever having the right LMS is absolutely crucial. Quickly, easily, and cost-effectively decide which Learning Management System is right for you with this 12-step guide from LMS implementation experts.