Tue.Jul 16, 2019

The Problem with Scrum Experts

Scrum.org

Recently, I stumbled upon the paper “ Nothing is Written — Learning is an Adventure ” by Johnnie Moore & Viv McWaters. I loved every part of it and felt myself nodding in agreement continuously. When it comes to training & teaching, I fully agree with statements like….

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3 Examples of AI at Work in DataOps

DevOps.com

Artificial intelligence (AI) is making all the difference between innovators and laggards in the global marketplace. Yet, implementing a state-of-the-art DataOps operation involves a long-term commitment to putting in place the right people, processes and tools that will deliver results.

Building Agile Partnerships - Lean Agile Procurement

Scrum.org

TL;DR. Traditional procurement can be slow and challenging – with the procurement cycle often delaying work starting. With traditional contracts the scope of work can become fixed and may prevent the Product Owner using the Product Backlog to focus on value and respond to feedback. Lean Agile Procurement is designed to reduce delay in establishing the partnerships, and providing clear constraints on the business relationship.

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GitLab Survey Surfaces Major DevSecOps Challenges Ahead

DevOps.com

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Organizing for Customer Centricity

Speaker: Tatyana Mamut

Most companies today say they are “customer centric.” Yet many still make decisions primarily based on competitor threats, technical architecture, or executive opinions. So what sets apart those that talk the talk, and those that walk the walk? Join Nextdoor's Head of Product Tatyana Mamut, PhD as she outlines the 7 habits of truly customer-centric companies.

Diagnostic Data Processing on Cloudera Altus

Cloudera Engineering

Fig 1 – Architecture. Introduction. Many of Cloudera’s customers set up Cloudera Manager to collect their clusters’ diagnostic data on a regular schedule and automatically send that data to Cloudera.

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Bust the Burglars – Machine Learning with TensorFlow and Apache Kafka

Confluent

Have you ever realized that, according to the latest FBI report , more than 80% of all crimes are property crimes, such as burglaries? And that the FBI clearance figures indicate that only 13% of all burglaries in 2017 were cleared due to lack of witnesses and/or physical evidence?

Transforming the Security Team Into a DevOps Partner

DevOps.com

Securing DevOps environments is an increasingly important concern for chief information security officers (CISOs) and security teams. While developers often recognize security is important, it is not their top priority.

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Need a testing metric? Put points on your test cases

TechBeacon

As a QA, QE, or testing professional, you hear some questions frequently, especially if you are in a leadership role. These include: How many test cases are left to execute, how much longer will testing take, and what percentage of our testing is complete?

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Beyond B2B

Do you feel a lack of control? Watch our TV webinar to learn how you can regain control of your business in an ever-shifting environment.

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Build Product Progress with a Strong Data Culture

Speaker: Nima Gardideh, CTO, Pearmill

Have you ever thought your product's progress was headed in one direction, and been shocked to see a different story reflected in big picture KPIs like revenue? It can be confusing when customer feedback or metrics like registration or retention are painting a different picture. No matter how sophisticated your analytics are, if you're asking the wrong questions - or looking at the wrong metrics - you're going to have trouble getting answers that can help you. Join Nima Gardideh, CTO of Pearmill, as he demonstrates how to build a strong data culture within your team, so everyone understands which metrics they should actually focus on - and why. Then, he'll explain how you can use your analytics to regularly review progress and successes. Finally, he'll discuss what you should keep in mind when instrumenting your analytics.

The Pivotal Application Service Addresses Kubernetes Complexity

The New Stack

Mere mention of Kubernetes may bring with it ideas of automation and scalability, but for those who work closely with the container orchestration tool, the complexities of configuration and deployment also likely leap to the forefront.

ShiftLeft Ocular Identifies Business Logic Flaws 10x Faster than Manual Code Reviews

DevOps.com

Support for New Programming Languages and Enhanced Regression Testing Delivers First-of-its-Kind Vulnerability Analysis Solution Santa Clara, Calif. July 16, 2019 – ShiftLeft Inc.,

The Power of YOU at ISTE 2019

PowerSchool

ISTE 2019 was incredible—and we got to share it with over 1,000 of you! Our booth was all about celebrating your impact on student success. We asked you to share your stories, and you delivered with inspirational #PowerOfYou photos shared in our booth and across social media. Your impact on this event was simply amazing. Visitors to our booth saw PowerSchool products in action and enjoyed live presentations—but most importantly they were the first to explore our new Student Success Formula.

Near raises 100 Million to Roll Out New Platform Offerings, Fuel Expansion

DevOps.com

Financing to help launch new suite of data products and expand into strategic markets New York / San Francisco — July 16, 2019 – Near, the platform that leverages AI to make real-world data actionable, announced today that it has raised $100 million in a new round of funding.

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What Is (and Isn’t) Product Management?

Speaker: Steve Johnson, VP of Products, Pragmatic Institute

Product Management is one of the most exciting - and most misunderstood - functions in technical organizations. Is it strategic or tactical? Is it a planning role or a support role? Many product professionals are unclear about what is (and isn't) product management. After all, product management spans many activities from business planning to market readiness. In this session, we’ll examine many product activities and artifacts for product strategy, planning, and growth, and introduce a simple tool that you can use in your organization to clarify the roles of product management and others. Steve Johnson explores the many roles of Product Management in this fun talk focused on why product managers should obsess on problems instead of solutions.

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O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Quantum TiqTaqToe, Social Media and Depression, Incidents, and Unity ML. Introducing a new game: Quantum TiqTaqToe -- This experience was essential to the birth of Quantum TiqTaqToe.

How to Ensure Optimum Security and Streamlining of Process at DevOps?

Kovair - DevOps

We are living in an increasingly connected world with mobile apps and cloud computing defining our business models and processes. The demand for continuous value. The post How to Ensure Optimum Security and Streamlining of Process at DevOps? appeared first on Kovair Blog.

Yes, Index-Free Log Management Works

The New Stack

Humio sponsored this post. Morten Gram. Morten is executive vice president of sales and is part of Humio’s executive leadership team.

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Rails 6 Features: What's New and Why It Matters

Toptal

Rails 6 is finally here, featuring major improvements and clever new features that should make development easier and faster than ever.

The 5 Levels of Analytics Maturity

Basic dashboards used to be enough to thrill end users. But over time, modern capabilities have emerged—and bare-minimum features are no longer cutting it. How have analytics changed? And where do your BI offerings fall short? Find out sophisticated ways to future-proof your application. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

5 Tips to Help You Create Amazing Aerial Photographs for Your Business

Women on Business

We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven't already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link]. Women On Business Sponsors

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Detect Cryptocurrency by Wallet Address

David Walsh

I’ve always been a massive advocate of cryptocurrency. I love the technology, the ease of use, and the freedom that cryptocurrencies bring to the world. Despite my love of crypto, I know that adoption will take a long time and that the state of crypto is not friendly to new adopters. One scary part of crypto is sending currency to another wallet address.

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DevOps Institute Named Continuous Learning Track Sponsor of DevOps World | Jenkins World 2019

DevOps.com

DevOps Institute to help upskill attendees by offering DevOps Leader and DevSecOps Engineering certification courses and a panel session on the future IT workforce BOCA RATON, Fla.

WSO2 Updates Microgateway to Boot Faster, Serve Multiple Microservices

The New Stack

The distributed nature of microservices means a centralized gateway can be a choke point. As WSO2’s Vice President of Marketing Ken Oestreich explained it: “A lot of services are not in your data center anymore. In fact, they’re not even with your primary cloud provider anymore.

Walk a Mile in Your Customer's Shoes

Speaker: Steven Haines

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. This phrase blur is dangerous, as it can pull our attention from what should be our real focus: our our customers' and users' needs. 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. You'll come away understanding: How being customer focused gives you a competitive advantage. Tactics for developing empathy for your users. How to encourage innovation through better customer understanding. September 11th, 2019 11:00AM PDT, 2:00PM EDT, 7:00PM BST

20 influential women in software development

Apiumhub

In the software development field, we always hear famous names like Martin Fowler, Kent Beck, George H. Fairbanks, Uncle Bob, Mark Richards, etc. As many in the Tech industry, often, they are men. That is why today I decided to write about amazing successful, talented and influential women in software development. After doing some research, here’s a list of 20 women in software development I admire for what they have done and for their contribution in the Software Development Industry. . .

Power, Prestige and Ambition

DevOps.com

The post Power, Prestige and Ambition appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs ROELBOB

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Not Just Another G: The Next Generation

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

This is the second installment in our series Not Just Another G, which provides insight into 5G and what it means to the service provider industry. Missed the first post? Catch up here.

Oracle Critical Patch Update for July Contains 265 Fixes

Tenable

Oracle fixes 265 vulnerabilities in July’s Critical Patch Update. Background. On July 16, Oracle released its Critical Patch Update (CPU) for July 2019 as part of its quarterly release of fixes for vulnerabilities.

The Magic of Intent: Start Knowing The Goals of Your Users

Speaker: Terhi Hanninen, Senior Product Manager, Zalando, and Dr. Franziska Roth, Senior User Researcher, Zalando

It's important to know your users - what are their preferences, pain points, ultimate goals? With user research and usage data, you can get a great idea of how your users act. The tricky part is, very few users reliably act the same way every time they use your product. Join Terhi Hanninen, Senior Product Manager, and Dr. Franziska Roth, Senior User Researcher at Zalando, as they explain how they were able to reach a new level of user understanding - by taking their user research and segmenting their users by point-in-time intent. You'll leave with a strategy to change how your product team, and organization at large, understands your users.