Fri.May 10, 2019

Forget the Rules, Listen to the Data

Hu's Place - HitachiVantara

Rule-based fraud detection software is being replaced or augmented by machine-learning algorithms that do a better job of recognizing fraud patterns that can be correlated across several data sources.

What is quantum computing and what could it mean for the healthcare industry?


One of the longest hype curves in technology history — without products even being deployed — is that of quantum computing. After decades of research, many feel that viable and reliable quantum products may not be to market for another ten years. For those who have heard the term but are sketchy on what quantum […]. Healthcare quantum computing

Android Q adds privacy, fragmentation

The Parallax

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.—Google’s Google’s Android mobile operating system has long been criticized for fragmentation , as millions of older devices no longer receiving regular security and feature updates continue to connect to the Internet.

Use Scrum to Say Goodbye to Risk in Hardware Development

Companies who build hardware often ask if it’s possible to benefit from Scrum. In order to answer this question, I need to first introduce you to my friend Risk. Risk is a terrible friend. Risk likes to keep information about the future from me and show up when I least expect.

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.

Nutanix Eases Development of IoT Apps

Nutanix, a vendor of hyperconverged infrastructure solutions, has released a new developer environment that allows developers to try and test IoT and AI apps in the cloud. Starting May 7, developers can sign up for a free 10-day trial of this experience.

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ParkMyCloud is Now Part of Turbonomic


I am excited to announce that ParkMyCloud is now part of Turbonomic ! This is great news for our customers, partners, and our team that I’ve been looking forward to sharing with you. Why Turbonomic? Simply put, they are the experts in our space.

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Learn Containers by Doing with New Containers Hands-On Training!

Linux Academy

With 321+ hours of hands-on labs and courses on Containers, Linux Academy is here to help you get on the path to faster cloud transformation! From interactive diagrams to real, hands-on labs, each course below contains all of the resources and tools to help you develop your container skills by doing!

Now Is the Time To Be A Global Alliances Partner

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

Working with all of our partners brings me great joy. I treasure the relationships we’ve developed over the years and I treasure the way we do business together. So much of this is because underneath it all is a strong foundation of trust.

Learn Containers by Doing with New Containers Hands-On Training!

Linux Academy

With 321+ hours of hands-on labs and courses on Containers, Linux Academy is here to help you get on the path to faster cloud transformation! From interactive diagrams to real, hands-on labs, each course below contains all of the resources and tools to help you develop your container skills by doing!

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.

How to get Clarity, Accountability, and Results in Five Minutes

Let's Grow Leaders

Have you ever left a meeting where everyone had great intentions – and then nothing happens? Don’t let that happen to you – it takes five minutes to get clarity, accountability, and results. You don’t even have to lead the meeting […].

AI Simplified: Feature Effects


How can you better understand the risks involved when funding a loan? With feature effects. Jordan Meyer, Customer-Facing Data Scientist at DataRobot , gives a quick explanation of how feature effects in DataRobot help manage loan risk.

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Deploy an Elastic Web App with Portworx and Google Cloud Run

The New Stack

This is the final part of the series on Google Cloud Run. In this tutorial, we will explore how to deploy a Cloud Run service that interacts with existing services already deployed on a Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) cluster.

Four short links: 10 May 2019

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Flip Disc Display, Misinformation, Surveillance, and TCP/IP over Logs. Tetris on a Flip-Disc Display (YouTube) -- the update click is ridiculously satisfying. via BoingBoing ). Agnotology and Epistemological Fragmentation (danah boyd) -- In 1995, Robert Proctor and Iain Boal coined the term “agnotology” to describe the strategic and purposeful production of ignorance. [.]

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.

Synopsys adds two more awards to its 2019 winning streak


The 2019 Stevie® Awards have been announced. Two of our AppSec products made the final cut in the DevOps Solution category: Seeker and Black Duck OpsSight. The post Synopsys adds two more awards to its 2019 winning streak appeared first on Software Integrity Blog. General

An Edtech Primer and Vocabulary Lesson


Edtech, or education technology, is a trendy word that’s been buzzing around for a while but what does it mean? It’s actually used in 2 different ways. As a traditional noun, it refers to any technology that is used to enhance education and solve problems related to teaching and learning.

Identity is Security: Baby Dark Web


“The threats are real, the attackers motivated.” Sounds like a line out of an action movie, but it’s actually how Verizon kicked off their 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report.

Free Trial of webMethods 10.4!

Beyond B2B

The latest release of the webMethods Integration Platform, version 10.4, is now available for a free trial. Integration & APIs


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.

AI, Drones and the Cloud Work to Save the Great Barrier Coral Reef

The New Stack

If the sobering scientific evidence tracking how quickly the glaciers are melting and oceans are warming up doesn’t get you down, then this latest UN report about how human activities are threatening to push 1 million plant and animal species toward extinction likely will.

Evolution of HCI: Greater Flexibility Than Ever Before

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

No matter the product, a large purchase is an important decision—all the more so if it is for your business. But often times the choice we make—even after careful consideration and plenty of research—can leave us with a feeling of buyer’s remorse.

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DoD Contractors: Your insights needed as part of NDIA study of DFARS on cybersecurity standards


If you do business with DoD you know the importance of complying with DFARS. If you don’t, you will be in violation of your contracts. So really it is not just important to know DFARS, it is mandatory. If you are a small business DFARS compliance can be hard.

How CHAOSS Measures Diversity; Windows Gets a Proper Terminal

The New Stack

This week on The New Stack Context podcast, we speak with Nicole Huesman , open source community and developer advocate and Georg Link , an open source community strategist and Ph.D. student, about their work on the Linux Foundation’s CHAOSS project.

Make an Impact with Analytics and Journey Maps

Speaker: Kirui K. K., Co-founder and CEO of Tanasuk Africa

If you want to offer a better user experience, it can be tempting to track each and every data point in your product. However, this can quickly get complicated and overwhelming as you collect more and more data. How do you know which metrics will help you improve? Kirui K. K., Co-founder & CEO Tanasuk Africa, wants you to know that analytics don't have to be complicated to make an impact - no matter the size of your company. Join him as he explains how to create a customer journey map, then use that map to figure out the metrics you need to know - and how to use them.

Requiring Insurance Customers to Submit Claims Through a Mobile App is Risky–Here’s Why


In Zipwhip’s 2019 State of Texting report , we found that 61% of consumers will not install a new app to communicate with a business. For insurance companies, this is an alarming statistic because it means customers won’t download an app until it is necessary, such as after a car wreck in an attempt to file a claim. Requiring an insurance customer to download an app to support the claims process can frustrate a person in an already upsetting situation.

This Week in Programming: Google, Microsoft Show Off All the Things

The New Stack

This week, we saw two of the biggest names in IT holding their respective developer conferences, Google I/O and Microsoft Build. And between the two companies, there were… well, let’s just say lots of announcements.

Dynamic Thresholds, the New [old] Buzzword


At LogicMonitor, we talk to customers and prospects constantly. This enables us to observe trends in requests for new features and functionality. There are two major topics that prospects and customers have been raising recently: AIOps (see this blog): It’s such an amorphous topic that people aren’t exactly sure what they want. They mainly want to know that we are working on it.

If You’re Using SAFe, MVPs are limiting you

Net Objectives

MVPs were defined by Eric Ries to mean “that version of a new product which allows a team to collect the maximum amount of validated learning about customers with the least effort.” If you are an established company, especially if you are using SAFe, the chances are excellent that you area not creating a new … Continue reading "If You’re Using SAFe, MVPs are limiting you". Agile at Scale Lean-Agile Product Management SAFe

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.