Tue.Jan 12, 2021

The Biggest Challenge to Being a Great Scrum Master

Scrum.org

When I made the transition from traditional project management to agility and Scrum, I was excited to step out of the chaos and feel more purpose in my daily work.

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Patterns

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

A few months ago, I said that “making everything into a design pattern is a sign that you don’t know what design patterns really are.” ” So now, I feel obliged to say something about what design patterns are.

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[VLOG/podcast] Scrum 2020 with Kanban - What has changed?

Scrum.org

There is a new a new Scrum Guide out - version 2020. What has changed for Scrum teams practicing Kanban? Why is it a good idea to combine Scrum with Kanban?

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The Four Stages of Change Management

Change Starts Here

I took my daughter to an orthodontist appointment yesterday to see when she should get her second round of braces. Yes, she has to get braces again! She had braces for most of 2019, and by the end, her teeth had all been straightened.

Building Evolvable Architectures

Speaker: Dr. Rebecca Parsons, CTO of ThoughtWorks

The software development ecosystem exists in a state of dynamic equilibrium, where any new tool, framework, or technique leads to disruption and the establishment of a new equilibrium. Predictability is impossible when the foundation architects plan against is constantly changing in unexpected ways. It’s no surprise many CIOs and CTOs are struggling to adapt, in part because their architecture isn’t equipped to evolve. This webinar will discuss what’s at stake if companies continue to use long term architecture plans.

Measure business opportunities with Unrealized Value

Scrum.org

In the Evidence-Based Management framework , we measure opportunities in terms of a concept we call Unrealized Value , which can be thought of as the benefit that would be realized if we could satisfy all of the currently unsatisfied outcomes of our customers.

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How to Overcome Web Test Automation Challenges

DevOps.com

Web test automation is transforming software development for the better. Automation empowers test teams to easily prepare test data, execute complex test cases across multiple platforms rapidly and accurately, and catch defects early on in the development cycle.

With Love, Cloudera 2020 Interns

Cloudera

Most companies strive to provide a quality internship experience. At Cloudera, we take it to another level offering work with cutting edge and open source technologies, product experimentation, meaningful mentorship and group activities. .

No-Code Movement Eases Software Developer Shortage by Enabling Anyone to Code Without Prior Knowledge

DevOps.com

No-code solutions have begun infiltrating a variety of businesses, from startups to technological companies, as user-friendly interfaces with a pre-written code facilitate the software development process.

The Many Ways to Repurpose Waste

Dell EMC

Using creativity and "coopetition" to turn waste materials back into resources is a key concept in the effort to accelerate circularity in the tech industry

How to Measure DevSecOps Progress and Ensure Success

Speaker: Shannon Lietz, Director of DevSecOps Team, Intuit

You've finally done it: You've won over C-Suite and your DevSecOps team is up and running. You feel ready to take on rising security threats while continuously delivering quality software updates. But how do you monitor your new program? Are you truly able to gauge the state of your projects? To ensure the success of this new breed of a team, you need to know the metrics to look at and how to advocate these metrics to C-Suite and stakeholders. Join Shannon Lietz, Leader and Director of DevsecOps at Intuit, and learn to lead your DevSecOps team to the top.

Digital Transformation 2021

DevOps.com

The post Digital Transformation 2021 appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs ROELBOB digital transformation humor parody satire tech humor technical entropy the folly of it all

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Remote-work and burnout: 10 ways to avoid it on your tech team

TechBeacon

For many tech pros, remote work is hell because all the traditional work/home boundaries are blurred. And in this economic environment, everyone is trying to avoid getting laid off. All the more reason, then, for wanting or needing to be always available to the job. Enterprise IT, IT Ops, Careers

ScyllaDB Unveils ‘Monstrous’ New Capabilities for Its NoSQL Database

DevOps.com

At Scylla Summit 2021, ScyllaDB CEO outlines plans to hit new levels of performance, flexibility and scale PALO ALTO, Calif.,

Changing Culture, Changing Conversations

thoughtLEADERS, LLC

Culture plays an integral role in your organization’s success or failure. Learn a four-step process to create a new culture or change an existing one. Today’s post is by Chuck Wisner, author of the forthcoming book, Conscious Conversations (CLICK HERE to learn more).

The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

Internal Makes On-Premises Edition of No-Code Tool Available

DevOps.com

Internal today launched an on-premises edition of its eponymous no-code development platform that promises to simplify application development backlog reduction for enterprise IT organizations.

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Microsoft’s January 2021 Patch Tuesday Addresses 83 CVEs

Tenable

In its first Patch Tuesday of 2021, Microsoft patched 83 CVEs including 10 critical vulnerabilities. Microsoft patched 83 CVEs in the January 2021 Patch Tuesday release, including 10 CVEs rated as critical and 73 rated as important.

The state of MFA: 4 trends that portend the end of the solo password

TechBeacon

In 2020, the world saw employees move en masse to remote work, forcing companies to increasingly rely on accessing business services and data through the public cloud. The shift vaulted credentials—traditionally, a username and password—to the top of attackers' focus.

Grafana Extends Free Access for Cloud-Managed Observability 

The New Stack

Hoping to widen the reach of its already popular observability platform, Grafana Labs now offers free access to its Grafana Cloud platform. The company has also added more features to the enterprise offering under its standard pricing plan.

Are Your Embedded Analytics DevOps-Friendly?

Does your analytics solution work with your current tech stack and DevOps practices? If not, any update to the analytics could increase deployment complexity and become difficult to maintain. Learn the 5 elements of a DevOps-friendly embedded analytics solution.

Predict 2021: What Does the Future Hold?

DevOps.com

While 2020 was a challenging year, it was also a year of resilience, innovation and rapid acceleration of digital transformation. So, what does 2021 have in store for us? At Predict 2021 Virtual Summit, taking place Jan. 21-22 at 10 a.m.

CNCF Security Whitepaper Shows the Complexity of Securing Cloud Native Operations

The New Stack

In November, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation released a whitepaper that focused on the security of cloud native applications. It was large in scope, covering everything from cloud native layers, to the full lifecycle of development, to compliance (and everything in between).

Apache NiFi – the data movement enabler in a hybrid cloud environment

Cloudera

Cloudera provides its customers with a set of consistent solutions running on-premises and in the cloud to ensure customers are successful in their data journey for all of their use cases, regardless of where they are deployed.

CodeSOD: Callback Bondage

The Daily WTF

"Garbage collected languages can't have memory leaks," is well established as a myth, but we still have plenty of code which refuses to clean up after itself properly. An anonymous submitter was working with a single-page-app front-end which wraps a stream abstraction around a websocket.

5 Things a Data Scientist Can Do to Stay Current

DataRobot together with Snowflake – a leading cloud data platform provider — is helping data scientists stay current with the latest technology and data science best practices so that they can excel in an increasingly AI-driven workplace. Five Things a Data Scientist Can Do to Stay Current offers data scientists guidance for thriving in AI-driven enterprises.

Planbox Launches Real-time Collaborative Canvas

Planbox

Create, deliver and capture the value of innovation concepts by bringing the key elements of an idea or concept onto a single page.

Why Is My Data Drifting?

Dataiku

Finding and Explaining Changes. Machine learning (ML) models deployed in production are usually paired with systems to monitor possible dataset drift.

Software Architecture Interview with João Rosa

Apiumhub

Apiumhub team organized a Software Architecture Interview with João Rosa – GSAS speaker , Apium Academy Professor and Strategic Software Delivery Consultant @ Xebia to know more about key issues he has faced in the industry as well as recommendations he would like to give to his software architecture peers. .

How Do I Get Better at Leading Remote Teams? with David Burkus

Let's Grow Leaders

In this interview with David Burkus, author of the new book Leading From Anywhere, we talk about leading remote teams for the long haul and practical tools and approaches to take your remote leadership to the next level. Advanced Skills for Leading […].

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Testing at Every Stage of Development

Up to 80% of new products fail. The reality is harsh and the reasons why are endless. Perhaps the new product couldn’t oust a customer favorite. Maybe it looked great but was too hard to use. Or, despite being a superior product, the go-to-market strategy failed. There’s always a risk when building a new product, but you can hedge your bets by understanding exactly what your customers' expectations truly are at every step of the development process.