Tue.Oct 22, 2019

Achieving Observability: How to Address the Unknown Unknowns in Your Application


Imagine if nature documentaries were composed solely of stationary footage shot in the wild.

How Well Does Your System Flow?


Photo by Mike Lewis HeadSmart Media on Unsplash. When working with a flow-based Kanban system there are a few statements that I would suggest most teams should bear in mind. One of my class attendees labelled these as “ Jose’s Rules for Flow ”.

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Our DevOps Methodologies: Continuous Integration


Continuous integration (CI) is an approach that allows teams to automate the process of software development by utilizing specific methodologies, tools, and applications that help developers to make changes to their code more quickly and more easily.

The Importance of Choosing a Good Software Architecture

Daffodil Software

Building a software application is a complex process, comprising of a number of elements of which coding is just a small part. In general, a software engineering cycle looks something like this: Software Development software architecture

Rapid Experimentation at Every Stage of Product Development

Speaker: Tanya Koshy, VP of Product, UserTesting

Experimentation isn't something you do once you have designs or once you’ve built the product; it's important to validate early and often to better understand your customer, their needs, and the market opportunity. Join Tanya Koshy, VP of Product at UserTesting, as she explores how, by using customer feedback at every stage of the product development process, you can better and more quickly iterate on your product ideas. Ultimately, this rapid experimentation during development will enable you to deliver customer value faster.

Building Your Data Science Team from Within


The global machine learning (ML) industry is increasing at a compound annual growth rate of 42% and will be worth $9 billion toward the end of 2022. Despite this figure, there are many cases of data science teams’ failure to deploy a reliable artificial intelligence (AI) product or service.

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IBM Zones in on DevOps for AI


IBM this week revealed it has added a drift detection capability to the Watson OpenScale platform to govern artificial intelligence (AI) models that will become a foundational piece of IBM’s approach to defining best DevOps practices for building AI-infused applications.

Staying Relevant is Key

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

After two and a half great years as Vice-President & General Manager of Dell Large Commercial Accounts in Germany, I recently moved to head up Dell Technologies OEM | Embedded & Edge Solutions in EMEA as Vice President and General Manager.

Survey: IT Striking Balance Between Innovation, Reliability


When it comes to managing IT, most DevOps teams are locked in an eternal struggle to balance innovation with reliability. There’s always a keen interest in being able to take advantage of the latest and greatest IT platform.

Grease the Wheels of Iterative Innovation to Drive Long-term Growth


Innovation methodologies are not all the same, and they help businesses generate innovation in different ways. This is similar to the different types of project management methodologies, for example agile vs. waterfall. Like the traditional waterfall method, companies have long favored innovation methods with sequential stages that act like a funnel for implementing ideas. However, now more cyclical business models are gaining popularity, which can be seen in the rise of the agile methodology.

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The Science of High-Impact Experimentation

Speaker: Holly Hester-Reilly, Founder and Product Management Coach, H2R Product Science

Too many product teams don't know what to test, which leads to poorly designed experiments and unclear results. How can a product manager be certain they’re making effective decisions when it comes to experimentation? Join Holly Hester-Reilly, Founder and Product Management Coach at H2R Product Science, as she walks us through the entire experimentation process, from deciding what to test to sharing the results with stakeholders, to illustrate what strong testing practices look like and how they can be implemented in every organization.

Fast Data is Forcing New Strategies in DevOps


DevOps has established itself as a critically important discipline, developing and leveraging unique tooling and processes to deliver many types of applications more rapidly, efficiently and reliably.

Xhelper: Persistent Android dropper app infects 45K devices in past 6 months


Malicious app hides itself, downloads other threats, displays ads, and is mainly targeting users in India, U.S., and Russia


Make Each Touchpoint Count in Your Customer Journey

Newgen Software

Embrace a holistic approach to delivering a consistent experience to your customers, irrespective of the buying stage, channel, place or time. The post Make Each Touchpoint Count in Your Customer Journey appeared first on Newgen Software. Related posts: What’s in Customer Communication?

Linux Kernel Security in the Age of Spectre, Meltdown

The New Stack

The security landscape for Linux has been a different world since the hardware-based attacks of Spectre, Meltdown and others have proliferated, according to Greg Kroah-Hartmann , speaking at the last KubeCon+CloudNativeCon event in Shanghai earlier this year.

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Design and Run Experiments That Actually Progress Your Business

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

Experimenting as a way to explore new products, services, and business models can help eliminate the guesswork involved in building something your customers actually value. That said, it's often quite tricky to take your vision and figure out the first experiment to run. How do you get started? How can you ensure your experiments are well-designed? Join Nick Noreña, educator, entrepreneur, and currently an Innovation Coach at Kromatic, as he walks us through how we can figure out the right experiments to run for any product or service, and in organizations of all sizes.

The Looming Crisis: Government Agencies and Cyber Security


How secure are the government agencies to cyber attacks? The answers are disturbing at best, frightening at worst. Solutions exist. But they will take political will

New Cryptojacking Worm Found in Docker Containers

The New Stack

A new cryptojacking worm, named Graboid, has been spread into more than 2,000 Docker hosts, according to the Unit 42 researchers from Palo Alto Networks. This is the first time such a piece of malware has spread via containers within the Docker Engine (specifically docker-ce ).

To beat Amazon Go, Standard Cognition buys cashierless DeepMagic


Valued at $535 million, autonomous retail startup Standard Cognition has emerged as a soon-to-be tech giant and the best hope for merchants to compete with Amazon Go.

How to Create and Destroy ZFS Snapshots on Ubuntu 19.10

The New Stack

As we noted last week , Ubuntu 19.10 has officially arrived and it brings along with it a number of really exciting features. Although the majority of those new options target desktop users, there is one particularly exciting feature that will benefit both desktop and server users.

How to Design Strong Experiments

Speaker: Franziska Beeler, Head of Cloud Academy, and Tendayi Viki, Associate Partner, Strategyzer

When testing new business and product ideas, choosing the right experiment is just the beginning. After we have chosen our experiment, it’s important that we spend some time designing it well. Join Tendayi Viki, corporate innovation expert and associate partner at Strategyzer, and Franziska Beeler, Head of Cloud Academy at Strategyzer, as they walk us through the three key elements that help you design stronger experiments and come away with the evidence you need to advance your idea.

Fraud with a deepfake: the dark side of artificial intelligence


Read how the dark side of artificial intelligence was exploited by cybercriminals on Panda Security Blog : Over the last few years, fake news has been a major worry.

Scale Applications in Kubernetes with Kubectl and the Horizontal Pod Autoscaler

The New Stack

Matt Zand. Matt Zand is the founder of High School Technology Services, DC Web Makers and Coding Bootcamps. He has written extensively on advanced topics on web design, mobile app development and blockchain.

6 leadership lessons I learned from running an organic meal delivery company

Strategy Driven

Cooking the perfect meal takes time, planning and foresight — and so does great leadership. My journey as CEO of Fresh n’ Lean, the country’s largest organic pre-prepped meal delivery company, began in 2010 when I was 18 years old. The early years were the hardest.

How ROI can transform your service management into a profit center


Most IT departments can tell you how much they spend on service and support, but very few can quantify its economic impact.

Get Better User Insights With Wasteless Validation

Speaker: Tim Herbig, Product Management Coach and Consultant

Product teams tend to get ahead of themselves by rushing from idea straight to building a Minimum Viable Product (MVP). How can a product manager slow their team down and prevent them from wasting valuable resources? Join Tim Herbig, Product Management Coach and Consultant, as he introduces a new way of understanding MVPs and explores how you can approach validation without wasting the resources of your development team.

Atom vs VSCode…

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Why your next security analyst should come from a different discipline


In 2012, Shelly Epps was determined to leave her job as a genetic counselor and research coordinator for Duke University Health System. Security, Information Security, Analytics, Security Operations (SecOps), Careers

Performance and Efficiency: Working with HTTP/3


HTTP/3 is on the horizon, but many aren't even familiar with HTTP/2 yet. Find out what HTTP/3 means for web development, administration, and the internet

Embracing the Darkness: Vantage Developer


With our renewed focus on user experience, we’re applying user-centered design principles & conducting ethnographic research on key personas, starting with developers

An Adult Conversation About Estimates

Speaker: Beekey Cheung, Software Consultant, Professor Beekums, LLC

Estimates are a contentious topic in software development. Most of our development teams hate providing estimates and many managers are starting to view them as unnecessary. As senior software leaders, how can we determine whether estimates are helpful or harmful to our teams? We are excited to be joined by Beekey Cheung, a software consultant and blogger known as Professor Beekums, who has helped many leaders and teams go from fearing estimates to using them appropriately. He'll walk us through the value of estimates, how to overcome the hesitancy many have in giving them, and how to provide better estimates.

The exponential lift that revolutionized personal devices is coming to your enterprise


Remember when you held your first smartphone? You knew it was a dynamic device, but few really grasped the potential that was about to unfold within that rectangular piece of glass and metal. It marked the marriage of so many media in one place and it became the hub of our personal lives. As we approach the age of 5G, millions of apps are available within seconds, there is limitless content, and social connections have no boundaries.

Intelligent virtual assistants: The perfect marriage of human and artificial intelligence


Read Andy Beamon explain how artificial intelligence can be combined with human intelligence to deliver perfect virtual assistants on GCN Blog : It’s no secret that government is hot on artificial intelligence as a tool to improve the citizen experience – especially given the president’s recent signing of the American AI Initiative, which focuses more […].

Alliances develop future leaders


Technologies such as artificial intelligence and automation will drive dramatic change in how we work and a disruptive shift in the skills needed to lead. However, there are unique human cognitive capabilities that machines will simply not be able to replicate, and these are especially relevant in the world of corporate alliances. As companies move to make processes more automated, the real difference maker will be the value of engaging with partners.