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.

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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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Chef Brings DevOps to Windows Platform Migrations

DevOps.com

Chef and Microsoft revealed today that they are working together to apply DevOps processes to accelerate the migration of Windows Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 to more current versions.

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.

Not Just Another G: The Next Generation

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.

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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. . .

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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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.

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.,

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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Need a testing metric? Put points on your test cases

TechBeacon

Power, Prestige and Ambition

DevOps.com

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

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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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

The Essential Guide to Building Analytic Applications

Embedding dashboards, reports, and analytics in an existing application presents some unique opportunities—and poses unique challenges—to software teams. Download this eBook to hear 16 product experts share insights on business intelligence, UI/UX, security, and everything that goes into building a successful application with analytics at its core.

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

Women on Business

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Why Your Enterprise Needs a Hybrid Cloud Strategy

Cloudera Engineering

A combination of on-premises, public, and private cloud platforms and data centers describes the reality for today’s businesses. For some, this hybrid mix was born of rigorous planning or even a “cloud-first” mandate. For others, however, it evolved organically.

SD-WAN Must Tackle the Multidomain Problem

The New Stack

Chris Wade. Chris Wade serves as the co-founder and CTO of Itential, a network automation software company focused on simplifying and accelerating the adoption of network automation and transforming network operations practices.

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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?

Architect Your Organization for Effectiveness, Productivity, and Joy

Speaker: Ron Lichty, Consultant: Interim VP Engineering, Ron Lichty Consulting, Inc.

As a senior software leader, you likely spend more time working on the architecture of your systems than the architecture of your organization. Yet, structuring our teams and organizations is a critical factor for success. In fact, the impact of software architecture parallels the impact of organizational structure. We are excited to welcome Ron Lichty, co-author of a seminal book on managing software teams and a well-known speaker, he’ll speak to organizing for effectiveness, productivity and joy.

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.

What is Headless Content Management System (CMS)?

Daffodil Software

The ever-growing array of digital channels has made it imperative for businesses to create omnichannel experiences for their customers.

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NIST proposes Secure Software Development Framework

DXC

Ever since Bill Gates fired off his famous Trustworthy Computing memo in January 2002, developing secure software has been a hot topic of discussion. It was important before then, for sure, but it was often overlooked. It took a series of high-profile worms such as Code Red and Nimda and a series of breaches to […]. Security app security application security application security testing software development