Wed.Feb 06, 2019

Questions about Agile: Agile Beyond Software

Agile Alliance

This is part of a series of posts where I take a look at some commonly asked questions and provide my spin on them. The answers are all my own.

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Why Every Company Needs a Data Policy

The New Stack

Matt Glickman. Matt is an industry leader in enterprise data platforms. For over 20 years, he led the development of business-critical analytics platforms at Goldman Sachs. As a Managing Director, he was responsible for the entire data platform of Goldman’s $1 trillion asset management business.

OKR History for the Leadership and Management Nerds

Luis Goncalves

If you landed on this page, you have my respect for researching a topic that only gets researched by management nerds Kidding aside, it’s also great to know about OKR history and the framework has evolved to what it is today so you will have full understanding of the rationale behind its final form.

A Scrum Poster (A Visual Guide/Aid)

Scrum.org

Interested in receiving a visual aid to interpret the Scrum Guide? Grab a free copy of a very cool Scrum Poster and show off among your colleagues and friends.

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The Complete Predictive Analytics Lifecycle for Application Teams

Speaker: Sriram Parthasarathy, Senior Director of Predictive Analytics, Logi Analytics

Applications with predictive analytics are able to deliver massive value to end users. But what steps should product managers take to add predictive analytics to their applications? In this webinar, we’ll walk through an end-to-end lifecycle of embedding predictive analytics inside an application. Find out how a real-world application decided what predictive questions to ask, sourced the right data, organized resources, built models, deployed predictive analytics in production, and monitored model performance over time.

DevOps: Don’t Let Detection Be a Bottleneck for Security

DevOps.com

AI and automation can help ensure DevOps security doesn’t impact performance The world revolves around software and internet-based applications—and speed is crucial. Users have very little patience for delays and will quickly jump to something else if performance lags.

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How Software Outsourcing Can Empower Digital Transformation

DevOps.com

Businesses are constantly readjusting themselves to become more agile and innovative while maximizing their opportunity in today’s digital economy.

Roaming free: The power of reading beyond your field

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Glenn Vanderburg talks about the importance of letting your attention roam, and he shares examples of how insights from other fields have inspired software practitioners. Continue reading Roaming free: The power of reading beyond your field

Open Networking Turns 5 – Looking Ahead

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

Five years ago, Dell EMC embraced a radical notion — the disaggregation of networking hardware and software to give customers more flexibility, better investment protection and a clear path to future innovation.

Kata Containers Now Works with AWS Firecracker for Ephemeral Workloads

The New Stack

With its latest 1.5 release, the open source Kata lightweight VM now works for Amazon’s Firecracker hypervisor. “Hyperscale public clouds, whether Amazon, Google or Microsoft, all had some kind of experience with containers, and yet none ran containers on their own.

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5 Key Considerations for Top-Notch Product Dashboards

Speaker: Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant, Motivational Speaker

So you want to set your product apart with the latest analytics, but you’re not sure where to start. How do you know what your customers want? And how can you make sure that you’re solving their problems? And wait a second, is it even feasible for your team to take this on right now? Join Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant, as he covers five key considerations for you to keep in mind when you’re updating your software or app to offer the latest in embedded dashboards. You’ll leave with a better understanding of where to begin on creating actionable, insightful dashboards.

Sophisticated new phishing campaign targets the C-suite

CTOvision

A new phishing campaign to steal login credentials is being launched on businesses – specifically the C-suite. Researchers at GreatHorn first discovered the campaign which targets senior executives by claiming to be from the company’s CEO. The fake email regards the rescheduling of a board meeting. By following the link from this email and users are greeted […]. CTO Cyber Security News

What Open Source Really Means Today

The New Stack

Twistlock sponsored this post. The state of open source over the course of the past few decades has certainly changed. IBM last year purchased Red Hat, for example. But the original open source spirit of sharing remains intact — though the extent to which that is the case remains a subject of debate.

Design and architecture: Special Dumpster Fire Unit

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Matt Stine looks at the tricky situations that sometimes emerge from design and architecture. Continue reading Design and architecture: Special Dumpster Fire Unit

Data-Centric Security and Zero Trust Architecture:

CTOvision

It’s been nearly ten years since John Kindervag first published a paper recommending what he called the “zero trust” model of information security. The time had come, he announced, to abandon the idea of unbreakable network perimeters, and to deal with the reality that intruders will inevitably find their way into protected networks. In the […]. Cyber Security Disruptive IT information technology National security

5 Product Traps - And Better Paths

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Is your agile team overloaded with feature requests, with no time for discovery? Do your roadmaps read like impossible wish lists? Well, you’re not alone. It may seem impossible now, but what if we said that with a few changes, you could be meeting deadlines with the ability to predict progress with accuracy, be happy with your progress against the roadmap, and be making time for near-continuous discovery? Johanna Rothman has seen this all too often across many different organizations. She will take us through five common traps that agile product teams fall into – and likely you are in several of those traps right now. And good news - she has ways to avoid them!

Meet the Women of the Dell EMC Partner Program: Kim Lasseter

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

This is the sixth post in our Meet the Women of the Dell EMC Partner Program series, which provides insight into what drives the inspiring women of the Dell EMC channel. Missed the first posts?

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Ransomware in 2019 and beyond: Don’t get complacent

CTOvision

Read why Nathan Eddy says that infosec and IT teams should expect more sophisticated ransomware attacks on Healthcare IT News : Although much of the buzz about ransomware has quieted down in the days since the NotPetya and WannaCry attacks, the threat persists and hospital IT and security teams should remain vigilant. Just like phishing attacks […]. CTO Cyber Security News

Four short links: 6 February 2019

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Video Editing, Assembling Textbooks, Amazon Advertising, and Blocking Autoplay. Flowblade -- a multitrack non-linear video editor released under GPL3 license. Automatically Assembling Textbooks from Wikipedia -- Adamti and co have a plan for determining the utility of their approach. They plan to produce a range of Wikibooks on subjects not yet covered by human-generated books.

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The hidden truth about cyber crime: insider threats

CTOvision

Barely a day goes by without reports of another major cyber-attack. Whether the target is an illicit dating site, a leading business, charity or even the National Health Service (NHS), hackers have demonstrated a level of indiscriminate ruthlessness towards wreaking havoc and stealing confidential information. The ramifications of these attacks are profound. In September last year, […]. CTO Cyber Security News

UX and Design Tips for Better Dashboards: Product Manager Laura Klein Explains How to Improve Your Analytics

Speaker: Laura Klein, Principal at Users Know and Author of UX for Lean Startups

No one makes poorly designed products on purpose. And yet we have so many of them in our lives. That's why Laura Klein, product manager and UX designer, has a set of tips to help application teams improve their embedded dashboards and reports.

CIOs Want To Know: Is Tape Making A Comeback?

The Accidental Successful CIO

Is it time for magnetic tape to come back as a storage option? Image Credit: Scott Beale. Securing the company’s data is one of the primary jobs of the person with the CIO job.

With new security tools, Google looks to reduce the impact of data breaches

CTOvision

Google LLC wants to make the web a little safer by alerting consumers if one of their online accounts is compromised in a data breach. The core component of the company’s plan is Password Checkup, a free extension for Chrome that it launched today. The add-on detects when a user logs into a website and checks […]. CTO Cyber Security News

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What Sets Challenger Sales Reps Apart?

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

The nature of sales has changed. B2B customers are now more informed than ever and they expect to be challenged constructively by sales reps. Welcome to the age of the ‘challenger sales rep’. What sets challenger sales reps apart?

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Over 59,000 data breaches reported in EU since GDPR

CTOvision

New research from DLA Piper has revealed that over 59,000 data breach notifications have been reported across the EU since GDPR went into effect on 25th May 2018. According to the firm’s new GDPR Data Breach survey, the UK is in the top three countries with the highest number of data breaches reported. In the UK […]. CTO Cyber Security News

What Users Want: How and Why to Build Knowledge into Your Product

Speaker: Nils Davis, Principal, NPD Associates

Usage data allows PMs, the product team, and the whole organization to make better decisions. Good usage intelligence gives you the ability to be smarter, more active, more decisive, nimbler, and to minimize risk. But what if you don't have that data - such as before you have users? Or, what if the right decision seems to fly in the face of the data you have? Or, what if your product offers more than just the standard features? To get deeper into these questions, Nils Davis asks, "What is the most interesting thing about Instagram?" (Because who doesn't like a product that Facebook paid $1 billion for when it had fewer than 50 employees and no revenue?) Nils will use the example of Instagram’s Filters to talk about how putting prebuilt knowledge in your product can change the way your product is used for the better - putting you in the company of most market-leading products. Finally, he’ll tie it all together by explaining how the way you interpret and use usage data can impact the way your tell your product’s story, and ultimately, how your users use your product.

PagerDuty and Anodot Partner to Optimize Customer Operations with Real-Time Autonomous Analytics

DevOps.com

Autonomous analytics company and digital operations management platform work together to provide customers with fast time to detection, preventing business blind spots SUNNYVALE, California – February 6, 2019 – Anodot, the autonomous analytics company, and digital operations management platform, PagerDuty, announced today their strategic collaboration as integration partners to ensure customers benefit from true self-service […].

Why AI Needs Experts

CTOvision

Read Kayvan Alikhani explain why artificial intelligence adoption requires experts on Forbes : As artificial intelligence (AI) reshapes industries, fear of AI is on the rise. According to a Gallup poll from last year, a majority of Americans (58%) believe AI is a bigger threat to their jobs than immigration and offshoring. Many of the jobs […]. CTO Cyber Security News

An Agilist at WIRED25, Part 3

SolutionsIQ

Drones, Robots, and Flying Cars (Finally!). Welcome to the third and final installment of this blog series about the WIRED25 festival last year. This series has been my reflections as an Agile coach and Technologist on that event, which happened in October in San Francisco.

How AI can improve network capacity planning

CTOvision

Network capacity planning aims to ensure that sufficient bandwidth is provisioned, allowing network SLA targets, such as delay, jitter, loss, and availability, to be reliably met. It’s a complex, error-prone task with serious financial implications. Until recently, the network data necessary for insightful capacity planning was generally only available via static, historical, after-the-fact reports. This […]. CTO Cyber Security News

Using Data and Messaging to Drive Product Activation

Speaker: Ruben Ugarte, Founder, Practico Analytics

Onboarding users is filled with possibilities and challenges. Not only are you showing the user how to use your product, but it's also a chance to connect with them and understand their needs. Of course, it’s crucial to have a good onboarding experience to drive your activation metrics. Quality onboarding is the first step towards turning a newly acquired user into a repeat user. If you're looking to optimize your onboarding to improve your activation metrics, this webinar is for you. Ruben Ugarte will be focusing on how to improve all aspects of onboarding experiences by understanding how your current onboarding process is stacking up, and giving you the tools to prioritize what to try changing. With improved onboarding, you'll see less drop-off and a happier user experience.

How AI will transform IT service management

TechBeacon

Not long ago, Jan-Willem Middelburg was at a restaurant and noticed a rack of 25 good-quality umbrellas with the establishment's logo standing at the entrance. Enterprise IT, IT Ops, Pink Conference, Pink19 Conference, IT Service Management (ITSM), Predictive Analytics, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning

New Relic Announces Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2019 Results

DevOps.com

Third quarter revenue increased 35% year-over-year to $124.0 million Quarterly GAAP operating loss of $(8.5) million; Non-GAAP operating income of $7.8 million New Relic advances AIOps strategy with acquisition of SignifAI San Francisco – February 6, 2019 – New Relic, Inc. NYSE: NEWR), provider of real-time insights for software-driven businesses, today announced financial results for the third quarter […].

The Most Pressing Data Concern in 2019

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

Around this time every year, I always see an influx of the top trends in technology.