Tue.Oct 08, 2019

Sprint Retrospectives with Kanban


“At regular intervals, the team reflects on how to become more effective, then tunes and adjusts its behavior accordingly” — The Agile Manifesto. A few weeks ago we considered the Agile Manifesto from a lean perspective.


How to Properly Leverage Authority to Lead Change

Change Starts Here

I recently caught up with a Sustainability Manager who had attended my Fundamentals of Influencing Change at Work course last year. When I asked how things were going, she said, “What a difference a leader’s attention makes!”

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Asperger's and Scrum


Last year I was fortunate to meet a couple who used the framework to help them live in a complex uncertain world. ( [link] ). Since then I've been approached by other people who have been inspired by them.


Common Cloud Security Mistakes and How to Avoid Them


Over the last few years, it’s become apparent that traditional on-premise security policies are not a good fit for newer cloud-native environments. Even though the writing has been on the wall for a long time, the brewing security crisis still hasn’t been resolved.

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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 to Measure Your Organisation Agility


Hello awesome people. I want to share with you my recent experience and discussion with a senior manager who needs advise on how to measure his organisation agility.

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Exciting use cases of Artificial Intelligence in four industry sectors


As the digital transformation of businesses and services continues with full force, artificial intelligence (AI) has become somewhat of a buzzword in the technology sector. While it’s true that we haven’t quite reached the level of technology sophistication often shown off in Hollywood blockbusters, there already are a variety of use cases where machine learning […].

6 key value streams that drive digital transformation


Digital transformation is no passing fad. It's a reality that every enterprise has either already faced or is actively facing.

Hybrid vs Multi-Cloud: Which one does your Business Need?

Daffodil Software

With cloud becoming the buzzword of the IT industry, a number of strategies are being introduced to help businesses make the most of it. Hybrid cloud and multi-cloud are two cloud architectures that offer flexibility to avail benefits of cloud computing. Cloud

How a ‘Zero Trust’ Platform Can Help Solve Service Mesh Challenges

The New Stack

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon sponsored this post, in anticipation of KubeCon + CloudNativeCon NA , Nov. 18-21 in San Diego. Jonathan Holmes. Jonathan is the CTO of Decipher Technology Studios.

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.

Upgrade Notice for Customers Using PAN-OS 9.0 and VM-Series on Azure

Palo Alto Networks

Customers using PAN-OS 9.0 and VM-Series on Azure, get ready for Azure Accelerated Networking updates by upgrading to PAN-OS 9.0.4. With PAN-OS 9.0, VM-Series on Azure introduced support for Azure Accelerated Networking. If you are using PAN-OS 9.0,

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Three Highlights from CloudNative London Conference Day 3


How We Broke the World Record for Computing Digits of Pi (31.4 trillion!). Emma Haruka Iwao, Google. link]. This was the opening keynote of Day 3 by Emma Haruka Iwao, a developer advocate for Google Cloud Platform – and world record holder.

Getting More out of Multi-Cloud for the Enterprise


In recent years, multi-cloud has seen a massive increase in popularity for businesses of all sizes and verticals. But what is driving this increase in multi-cloud solutions and how can your organization make the most out of a cloud strategy? Origins of Multi-Cloud.

DevOps and the Proliferation of Secrets

Dzone - DevOps

Make sure that your DevOps secrets don't get in front of the wrong eyes. "Secrets", in the context of cybersecurity and DevSecOps , describes the digital authentication credentials used in applications and services; anything you don’t want to share.

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.

Why we need a true measure of application security health


When you want to know what the temperature is outside, you have two ways to do it. You can lick the tip of your finger, stick it out a window, and feel the temperature; or you can look at a thermometer placed outside your window and get an exact reading.

Developers: Fuzzing, Symbolic Execution with Regression Testing Offers App Resilience

The New Stack

Mel Llaguno. Mel Llaguno is the Commercial Solutions Lead at ForAllSecure where he’s responsible for uncovering new markets and industry adoption of the company's award-winning technology.


5 lessons from our system rebuild: what to consider when it’s time to start over


Two years ago, after rapid growth, our infrastructure’s efficiency was headed towards a local maximum, but we knew re-architecting was risky. We racked our brains, searching for a way to gradually update our platform, but we came up short. Eventually, we reached a daunting conclusion: we’d have to embark on a treacherous journey — a complete re-platforming of our infrastructure.

3 Ways QA Pros Can Lead Quality-Driven Development in A DevSecOps World

Dzone - DevOps

Put your QA professionals in the DevSecOps driver's seat. As companies strengthen their DevSecOps practices, there's a pressing need for quality-driven leaders to drive "shift left" testing. Your entire organization benefits from having testers involved earlier in the development process.

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.

Teach Your Kids to #BeCyberSmart and Own Their Cyber Safety


The National PTA and Symantec partner for National Cyber Security Awareness Month


3 Essentials for Releasing Software at Speed Without Losing Quality

Dzone - DevOps

Delivering at speed without quality doesn't amount to much. How to Reduce Time to Market While Maintaining Quality? How long does it take at your company, from the time someone in sales or marketing comes up with an idea, to the time that it’s making money and adding value to your users?

Secure IT: Individual Responsibility and Cyber Security


The role of the individual is critical to countering cyber threats and enhancing cyber security at home and in the workplace


How to choose application security vendors and tools


Unless you build your own AppSec tools, you need to know how to choose an application security vendor and whether to opt for individual tools or a suite. The post How to choose application security vendors and tools appeared first on Software Integrity Blog.

3 Challenges of Building Complex Dashboards with Open Source Components

Speaker: Ryan MacCarrigan, Founding Principal, LeanStudio

Many product teams use charting components and open source code libraries to get dashboards and reporting functionality quickly. But what happens when you have a growing user base and additional feature requests? Watch this webinar with Ryan MacCarrigan, Founding Principal of Lean Studio, to learn about key considerations for launching your next analytics project.

From Academic Anthropologist to Cybersecurity: Lessons Learned

Security Innovation

Entering the world of cybersecurity can be a process that has many more questions than answers, particularly if you don’t have a community to help you along the way.

U.S. Blacklists Chinese Artificial Intelligence Firms Over Abuses Against Muslim Minorities


The United States is blacklisting a group of Chinese tech companies that develop facial recognition and other artificial intelligence technology that the U.S. says is being used to repress China’s Muslim minority groups. A move Monday by the U.S.

Bait and Switch


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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.