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.


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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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.


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.

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.

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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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.

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.


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

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.

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.

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.

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?

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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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.

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.

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 […].

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.

Walk a Mile in Your Customer's Shoes

Speaker: Steven Haines, Founder and CEO, Sequent Learning Networks

Product professionals use phrases like "voice of the customer," and "user experience" so often that it can be easy to lose sight of their actual meanings. How can we, as product professionals, learn to keep customers and users at the heart of our work? Join Steven Haines, globally recognized thought leader and author, as he guides us through a memorable journey demonstrating how you can walk a mile in their customer's shoes. He'll explore how, by developing true empathy for your users, you can ensure you're creating the features and products they actually want.

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.

Bait and Switch


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National Coming Out Day: A Celebration of Who We Truly Are


Cass A. reflects on what coming out has meant to him and how revealing our truth brings us closer together


Free DevOps Training at DOI’s Global SKILup Day


The DevOps Institute (DOI) is hosting a global training day called Global SKILup Day on Dec. 10, 2019. It’s a free virtual event and they have arranged for some of the brightest minds in the DevOps space to speak/train during the course of the day. Why global?

How User Acceptance Testing Can Save You Time and Money

Speaker: J.B. Siegel, VP of Client Services, Seamgen

Before a new product or feature goes into development, you have to gauge whether it will be a worthwhile investment. But what’s the best way to do so - and how can you get honest insights from your end users? Join J.B. Siegel, VP of Client Services at Seamgen, as he explores how to use wireframes and clickable prototypes to validate your product. He’ll discuss how user testing allows you to really understand your users - and how to use the insights to inform your product strategy.

How to Detect an Ad Blocker

David Walsh

One of the unspoken rules of the internet is that most content is “free”… at the cost of webpage being littered with advertisements and trackers. This was’t a big problem in the early internet days but trackers and advertisements have become so intrusive and unapologetically aggressive that you almost need to use an ad blocker browser extension. Ad Blocker Plus is hugely popular and a browser like Brave boasts about being centered around ad blocking.

Eclipse Foundation Looks to Create Cloud-Based IDE Standards


The Eclipse Foundation today announced the formation of a working group to create standards for cloud-based integrated development environments (IDEs) led by Broadcom, EclipseSource, Ericsson, IBM, Intel, Red Hat, SAP, Software AG and Typefox.

You Can’t Sell Shampoo to a Bald Guy: AI Best Practices for Marketing


Recently, my Facebook feed has become clogged with advertisements. Many of those advertisements are selling products that aren’t a good match for me, including ones for shampoo and hair care products! AI Across Industries

Trend Micro Partners With Snyk to Advance DevSecOps


Trend Micro today announced an alliance with Snyk through which alerts about vulnerabilities in open source code will be passed on to the tools Trend Micro makes available to apply virtual patches to both monolithic and microservices-based applications.

How To Take Action on Customer Discovery

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

We all want to build successful products - and that means satisfied customers. Before anything else, you must understand what problems you can solve. The best way to do that is to get out of the building and start asking questions. But how can you make the most of those conversations, and ensure that you walk away with productive insights? Join Nick Noreña, educator, entrepreneur, and currently Innovation Coach and Advisor at Kromatic, as he covers how we can effectively action our findings from customer discovery conversations.

Stackery Welcomes Tim Wagner, Inventor of AWS Lambda, to Board of Directors


In new and quickly-expanding fields like serverless, long-standing experts are few and far between. I am excited to welcome Tim Wagner, the original leader of the serverless movement, to the Stackery Board of Directors.

The New Era of Kubernetes, With StackRox


Orchestrators are becoming the operating systems of cloud for the future. Which one do you think has become the dominant one? Ali Golshan, co-founder and CTO of StackRox, placed his bet on Kubernetes right from the start.

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Building a Real-Time, Event-Driven Stock Platform at Euronext


As the head of global customer marketing at Confluent, I tell people I have the best job.