Tue.Sep 10, 2019

The Development Team in Scrum - Just Developers or a Real Team?


Software developers are mostly guys, happy to work by themselves at night in dark rooms. And they turn coffee, cola and pizza into code. Right? My experience so far. To be honest, the longer I have worked in software development the more wrong this stereotype feels to me.


Automated Multiplatform Deployment for DevOps


In a simpler world, every CI/CD pipeline would need to support only one deployment platform. In the real world, multiplatform deployment (which means deploying an application to run on multiple OS platforms) is a must-have for many organizations.

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Living on the Disruptive Edge

Dell EMC

‘Get Disruptive’ is the theme of Entrepreneurs Organization’s event, EO Alchemy this year – and what a great topic for those creating new businesses!

Generate Innovation in a Predictable Way by Discovering the Root Cause of a Problem


Innovation is at the center of an organization’s health as a whole, and part of this health is the ability to solve problems. However, you cannot solve problems if you are not even aware of them. Problem discovery is necessary for a healthy, successful business to flourish. Innovation teams should view these problems as innovation opportunities to continue improving the functions and processes of the business.

How AI Can Radically Change Your Business

AI is quickly becoming mainstream, thanks to its value-driving capabilities. Yet, even with such widespread attention, it still is one of the most misunderstood technologies out there. Here's how to make the most out of it and bring a positive change to your company.

Hey Scrum Master — What Are You Doing all Day? [Survey Results]


TL;DR: Scrum Master Duties, Serving a Single Team. Scrum Master Duties: supposedly, a great Scrum Master serves only one Scrum Team—that’s at least a popular narrative in the Scrum community.

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Reimagining Experimentation Analysis at Netflix

Netflix TechBlog

Toby Mao , Sri Sri Perangur , Colin McFarland Another day, another custom script to analyze an A/B test. Maybe you’ve done this before and have an old script lying around. If it’s new, it’s probably going to take some time to set up, right? Not at Netflix.

Hiring the right SM or PO


A customer I was working with asked me to help out with the intake process for recruiting a new Scrum Master and a new Product Owner. I asked them what they had so far. They provided a clear job description describing what they wanted to see from the candidates.


HashiCorp Consul Service on Azure: the First Fully Managed Service Mesh

The New Stack

HashiCorp sponsored this post, written independently by The New Stack. With some behind-the-scenes help from Microsoft, HashiCorp has launched what it calls the first fully managed service mesh, HashiCorp Consul Service (HCS) on Azure.

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7 Ways to See How Productive Your Software Team Is

Kovair - DevOps

Tracking the productivity of your software development team is not something to be taken lightly. Your business success depends upon how efficient your team is. The post 7 Ways to See How Productive Your Software Team Is appeared first on Kovair Blog.

Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life with Nir Eyal

Speaker: Nir Eyal

Ever get the feeling the world is full of too many distractions? Research shows the ability to stay focused is a competitive advantage, in work and in life. However, in an age of ever-increasing demands on our attention how do we stay productive and stay sane? In this webinar, Nir provides research-backed, practical advice, and memorable strategies for managing distraction and our time. Nir Eyal shares findings of his five years of research into how to master what he calls, "the skill of the century," the power to be "Indistractable."

Ushering in the Industry 4.0 Age with InfluxData and an OPC-UA Server

The New Stack

InfluxData sponsored this podcast. On this episode of The New Stack Makers, TNS founder and editor in chief Alex Williams sits down with Jeroen Coussement , co-founder and CEO of Factry, to focus on the use of the OPC unified architecture (OPC UA) and InfluxDB in industrial settings.

AI Scaling and Other Musings

Dell EMC

Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), and Deep Learning (DL) are more than just flare for an expo booth. Companies are transforming their business practices, driving productivity, and creating new opportunities with the power of data and AI.

Cloud complexity: Why it's happening—and how to deal with it


With cloud computing on track to become the mother of all shifts, especially in regard to IT's approaches to development and operations, we yet again face the issue of conversion mistakes—this time a hundredfold greater than previous moves to distributed computing and the web.

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Netlify pro tip: Using Split Testing to power private beta releases


Sometimes it can be useful to give your users early access to a new feature of part of your site or application. We often think of this kind of access as a “private beta”.

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.

GraphQL: From PoC to Companywide Standardization

The New Stack

Matt DeBergalis. Matt DeBergalis is the co-founder and CTO at Apollo GraphQL. Before founding Apollo, Matt founded and ran ActBlue, the largest political fundraising platform in the world, which raised over 700 million dollars for candidates and political groups nationwide.

Aviation security is taking off—and taking after car security

The Parallax

LAS VEGAS—In 1990’s Die Hard 2 , rogue former U.S. military officers and soldiers hack into the Washington Dulles International Airport’s air traffic control system, kill the runway lights, and block plane-to-ground communication. ( Don’t worry about why.)

When was Lars happy?


One thing that I love in coaching and consulting is when things stick. My way to try to get there is to tell stories (psst - there’s a book on that ) to try to emphasize or bring out certain points. What I find very rewarding is to hear people relate these stories to each other later on, when (they thought) I was not listening. Just the other day I walked passed two people and I heard: Yeah, exactly. Remember: when was Lars happy?

Failure pays, but only if you learn and grow from it


Failure inherently is a negative word. But as entrepreneurs, scientists, and inventors around the world and throughout time know, failure has its benefits. For starters, the fact that you’re actively failing at least is an indicator that you’re trying. Don’t give up! Second, failure can get you one step closer to success. That’s a principle […]. Career Uncategorized adaptability digital economy risk success


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.

Five Tasks IT Should Be Having Automated

Dzone - DevOps

The right amount of automation could lead you here. One of the biggest issues in IT management today is a significant skills shortage, particularly when it comes to security. There will be approximately 3.5 million unfilled jobs in cybersecurity by 2021, according to Cybersecurity Ventures.

GitHub Actions goes full stack: How to put it to work for your software team


GitHub has, for some time, been an innovator in software collaboration and communication styles. That's especially true with new event-driven scenarios. App Dev & Testing, App Dev, Continuous Integration (CI

the joy of programming

I'm Programmer

Stackoverflow Humor 1 of 3 You mean you're not coding in 3D already You mean you're not coding in 3D already always there to help. always there to help. When is the end of the world When is the end of the world The post the joy of programming appeared first on I'm Programmer.

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Cloud Native Masterless Puppet, with Bolt and PuppetDB

The New Stack

Puppet sponsored this post. Craig Watson. Craig is a senior systems engineer at ForgeRock, with systems administration experience spanning consultancy, enterprise and start-up organizations, including public cloud environments on Google Cloud and Amazon Web Services at global scale.

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.

6 Tips for Making Your Warehouse Profitable

Strategy Driven

Warehousing and logistics is an industry in significant flux right now. External factors like the meteoric rise of eCommerce and the trucking capacity crunch have created an environment where few can predict what the next day will bring.

PVS-Studio – Static Code Analyzer for C, C++, C# and Java

The Crazy Programmer

What’s the one most required thing while writing a C or C++ or for that matter any other computer program? Yes it’s the compiler, how else your machine will understand what you wrote.

Unusual Hiring Practices

Strategy Driven

Interviews are terrible vessels for people to get to know each other truthfully. Everyone is putting on a show. To make a terrible analogy, consider dating.

A fresh, new look for the CMD+CTRL Cyber Range: Part 5

Security Innovation

As you’ve seen, we’re announcing a bunch of new features and improvements in our CMD+CTRL Cyber Range to give you an experience that you’ll remember. Over the past few weeks, we dove into these new features showing you exactly how this latest version can benefit you and your team.

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.