Tue.Jul 09, 2019

The circle of fairness

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

We shouldn't ask our AI tools to be fair; instead, we should ask them to be less unfair and be willing to iterate until we see improvement. Fairness isn't so much about "being fair" as it is about "becoming less unfair."

Incremental App Migration from VMs to Kubernetes: Planning and Tactics

Daniel Bryant

Part 2: Incremental App Migration from VMs to Kubernetes?—?Planning Planning and Tactics One of the core goals when modernising software systems is to decouple applications from the underlying infrastructure on which they are running.

Protecting Your Hybrid Cloud (part 1)


Hybrid cloud is quickly becoming the default strategy for enterprises striving for increased scalability, agility, and cost savings.

Hey Scrum Master! Are You a Serving Leader?


Scrum Masters lead by serving others; It sounds paradoxical, but it works. This is a blog about leadership: leadership in Scrum teams, communities, and businesses.


Your Post-Launch Toolkit for Understanding Your Users

Speaker: Brittney Gwynn, former Director of Product, Simple Health

If you've launched an MVP, you know that the journey has just begun. But what do you do after the launch? How do you figure out what to do next? After you launch, it's important to be able to look at how different segments of your users react and quickly uncover signal vs. noise so you can iterate and improve. Join Brittney Gwynn, former Director of Product at Simple Health, as she explains how you can use early customer feedback, usage data, and continuous experimentation to optimize your way to product-market fit. Whether you're at a brand-new company, or looking to innovate within a more mature organization, or anywhere in between, you'll come away with a skill set to make the most of your launches.

Doing DevOps in an Interconnected World


Doing DevOps would be simple if you had total control over the tools, code and infrastructure that your company used. But the fact is, you don’t. Instead, we live in a world where most CI/CD chains connect in some way to third-party resources or processes.

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Avoid these five all-too-common cloud migration mistakes


I’m on the cloud. You’re on the cloud. We’re all on the cloud. But, as we move more and more of our IT — lock, stock, and two smoking servers — to the cloud, you should make sure you know what you’re getting into. Yes, the cloud can be a real help, but there are […]. Cloud Uncategorized

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Retry Policy


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The Bernoulli Principle: Epidemiological Models for Identity


Smallpox is one of the deadliest diseases in all of human history. If you contracted Smallpox in the 18th century, you would have a one in three chance of dying within sixteen days. In the 20th century alone, Smallpox killed over 500 million people.

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.

DevSecOps Survey Finds Failure to Communicate


While it’s generally agreed that shifting more cybersecurity responsibility onto the shoulders of developers is a good idea, a failure to communicate across application development and cybersecurity teams has contributed to little progress in achieving DevSecOps.

Microsoft Trill: An Open-Source High-Performance Streaming Analytics Engine

The New Stack

When Microsoft started building the system that became open-source.NET library Trill , processing streams of data and messages to detect and handle a trillion events a day wasn’t a common requirement.

A Journey Into SRE


Site Reliability Engineers (SREs) design and manage efficient processes and operations, and they keep a company’s infrastructure in healthy working order. . Here at Algolia, our team has grown from 4 to 10 in less than two years, a growth rate similar to the company as a whole. The team has grown not only in number but in how we work together and create sound operational processes. .

IBM Closes $34B Red Hat Acquisition


Following the official closing of IBM’s $34 billion acquisition of Red Hat today, leaders from both companies reiterated Red Hat will continue to operate independently of IBM but will leverage IBM resources to advance the hybrid cloud computing ambitions of the newly combined entity.

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.

How Your Small Business Can Benefit from Business Texting


As a small business owner, you have a lot of demands on your time.

The Role Your Website Plays in Attracting the Right Type of Employee

Women on Business

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Cloud PAM: Revolutionizing Cloud Security with IGA


The 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report highlighted the new challenges facing organizations as they migrate to the cloud. Stolen credentials still top the chart for ways malicious actors gain unauthorized access to information and act like authorized users.

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What the Five Levels of Vehicle Autonomy Tell us About Adoption of Infrastructure Automation Tools


On our first day as Turbonomic employees, our team had some great discussions with CTO Charles Crouchman about Turbonomic, ParkMyCloud, and the market for infrastructure automation tools.

Embedded BI and Analytics: Best Practices to Monetize Your Data

Speaker: Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst

By creating innovative analytics products and expanding into new markets, more and more companies are discovering new potential revenue streams. Join Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst, as he walks you through how data that you're likely already collecting can be transformed into revenue!

Artificial Intelligence Is Improving How Companies Do Business


People communicate mostly through natural language—not equations or Excel spreadsheets or structured daily reports. This has historically posed a challenge for marketers because while the words we use are full of consumer insights, they have been generally inscrutable to analytical tools. This is, of course, changing. With natural language processing and machine-learning software, companies can […].

Four short links: 9 July 2019

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Future of Work, GRANDstack, Hilarious Law Review Article, and The Platform Excuse.

Building Your First Telegram Bot: A Step by Step Guide


Chatbots are revolutionizing the way people interact with technology. In recent years, their simplicity and low cost have helped drive adoption across various fields and industries.

Andrew Ng on Jumping Into Artificial Intelligence: Five Considerations For Creating An AI Company


The advice from Andrew Ng, former founder of Google Brain, former chief scientist at Baidu and founder and chief executive of Landing AI, on artificial intelligence (AI) is to just jump in. “It It is a big journey, but jumping in is not hard,” says Ng. And indeed, in the past few years we’ve seen many […]. Artificial Intelligence News

A Simple Framework for Complex User Goals

Speaker: Hannah Stegen

How can you measure and affect your users' behavior if they're not doing something that's easily measurable? You can monitor usage, activation, retention, and more, but those metrics don't always align with every one of your goals for your users. Hope is not lost, however: with the right framework, you can still make sure your users are on track. Join Hannah Stegen (she/her), Customer Success Manager at Crescendo as she explains how you can monitor even the most complex user journeys by breaking them up into Attitude, Intention, and Behavior.

Solving the Pain Points of Big Data Management


Every business aims to deliver products and services quickly and efficiently based upon customer wants and needs. Today, much of that speed and efficiency relies on insights driven by big data. Yet big data management often serves as a stumbling block, because many businesses continue to struggle with how to best capture and analyze their data. Unorganized data presents another roadblock. Without proper organization, it’s nearly impossible to extract meaningful insights.

Application Performance Management for DataOps


Over the years, application performance management (APM) tools have been utilized typically to measure and monitor the performance of software such as web applications.

This 850+ Employee Company Works 100% Remotely. Here’s How They Make It Work.

Battery Ventures

My first meeting with Clark Valberg, the CEO of digital product-design platform InVision *, took place in a New York City coffee shop. So did the next meeting. And the next several meetings after that. We never met at an office, because InVision didn’t have any–and still doesn’t.

Join Synopsys at codenomi-con and Black Hat USA 2019


Black Hat USA 2019 is in Las Vegas, Aug. 7–8. Visit us for a chance to win a Nintendo Switch, and join us at codenomi-con at the Skyfall Lounge on Aug. The post Join Synopsys at codenomi-con and Black Hat USA 2019 appeared first on Software Integrity Blog. News & Announcements

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.