Thu.Feb 07, 2019

DevOoops Moves: Failure to Address Organizational Blockers

DevOps.com

DevOps’ aim is to create efficiencies in the software delivery process. But, it doesn’t always work out that way. Sometimes DevOps initiatives lead to mistakes—something we lovingly call a “DevOoops.” CloudBees recently polled some colleagues and came up with five examples of a DevOoops in action.

Can Artificial Intelligence Help Businesses Make Better Decisions?

OTS Solutions

Can Artificial Intelligence (AI) Help Businesses Make Better Decisions? The current developments in technology have made it possible for the once unattainable artificial intelligence (AI) to now make its presence known across various sectors.

Can Sev1 Issues Be Detected BEFORE They Hit Production?

OverOps

Sev1 issues in production cost companies money. In order to prevent them from ever happening, we need to be able to expect the unexpected using Anomaly Detection and Quality Gates.

‘DevOps Engineer’ Title Lands in Top 5 of Dice Salary Survey

DevOps.com

The position of DevOps Engineer is gaining some serious respect, and with that comes cash. In Dice’s recently released “2019 Tech Salary Report,” DevOps Engineer now ranks in the Top 5 of all tech salaries, with an average of $111,683.

Encouraging Innovation in an Established Product Culture

Speaker: Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies

Innovation is both a process and an outcome. The place to begin innovating your products and services is by first bringing innovation to your internal process. We'll explore the innovation process including the challenges, solutions, and hands-on techniques for becoming a successful "agent of change" within a well-established product culture. We'll examine the importance of UX and user-centric feature analysis, the adaptation of Agile Methodologies to the creative process as well as a way to drive successful culture change for setting expectations and winning approvals with cross-functional stakeholders. Innovation and Leadership go hand in hand. Join Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies, as we assess some case studies and see how to lead with a clear strategy, well-defined tactics, and an unbiased 360 understanding of perhaps the most fundamental question of all; "why are you innovating?"

Paint the Picture, Not the Frame: How Browsers Provide Everything Users Need

A List Apart

Kip Williams, professor of psychology sciences at Purdue University, conducted a fascinating experiment called “cyberball.” In his experiment, a test subject and two other participants played a computer game of catch.

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How ATB Financial is Utilizing Hybrid Cloud to Reduce the Time to Value for Big Data Analytics by 90 Percent

Cloudera

ATB Financial is Alberta’s largest home grown financial institution, and prides itself on its customer obsession, putting the over 750,000 Albertans at the centre of all that they do.

5 Steps to Knocking Out Insider Threat with Zero Trust

Edgewise

Insider threat is a risk companies cannot afford to ignore. Working for a company necessitates access to sensitive information, which, if stolen, destroyed, or otherwise misused can lead to negative financial, operational, and reputational consequences. Not all damage is intentional, of course.

Five Things to Know About the 2019 Dell EMC Partner Program

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

Can you believe it’s been two full years since we formally unveiled the Dell EMC Partner Program? We’ve accomplished so much and come so far in that time, because of you, our partners. You might remember us talking in the past about being a $43 billion business.

Growing Agile: A Coach’s Guide to Agile Testing

Agile Alliance

This books includes a collection of workshops to help teams grasp 5 key agile testing principles and adopt an agile testing mindset. It's not just for testers. Technology Testing

Embedding Operational Reports: Everything Product Managers Should Know

Speaker: Dean Yao, Sr. Director of Product Marketing, Logi Analytics

Businesses are run with analytics - but companies continue to struggle with interpreting, analyzing, and distributing data. Operational reports help get information to the people who need it most, in formats they understand, and in a timeframe that matters. Join the webinar to learn how embedding operational reports can give your users a precisely formatted, ready-to-analyze view of their operational activities. World-class software teams are embedding operational reports to empower end users with interactive data visualizations, detailed information, and highly precise formats that can be shared via email, PDF, print, or online.

Ch-Ch-Changes — Continuation Engineering At MentorMate

Mentormate

Look at it. It’s your pride and joy. It’s certainly not something you rushed into unprepared either. You searched and searched and you found the perfect partner. You considered every detail and created the perfect environment for it to thrive and grow.

Dell EMC Unity Midrange Storage Advances Data Reduction, Data Protection, and Management in Latest OS Update

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

I know what you may be thinking – that I’ve seen this Dell EMC Unity blog before. I assure you, it just looks that way as we provide you with latest updates to Dell EMC Midrange Storage.

Designing a package manager from the ground up: an inside look at CircleCI orbs

CircleCI

Less than three months ago, we launched CircleCI orbs , our package management ecosystem for CircleCI configuration. In that time we have seen over 300 orbs created in just the first 10 weeks and more than 200 organizations using orbs across over 1,000 projects in tens of thousands of builds.

Dell EMC’s 2019 Server Trends & Observations

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

As the leader of Dell EMC’s Server & Infrastructure Systems CTO team, I’m constantly drawn to the future.

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Measure the Immeasurable: Beyond Vanity Metrics

Speaker: Sari Harrison, Product Management Instructor, Product School

As a product manager, it's your job to realize your product’s vision by executing your chosen strategy. It’s also your job to deliver value to the business. Ultimately, these two outcomes are aligned so the temptation is to focus primarily on business metrics. Doing this can cause you to lose focus on the real value you are trying to achieve, in favor of moving the vanity metrics such as launches and time spent. Join Sari Harrison, Product Management Instructor at Product School, as she explains how to use immeasurable success criteria along with your more standard KPIs to deliver products that don't just get used a lot, but deliver real value.

AWS Reserved Instances: Don’t Just Start Smart, Stay Smart

Hypergrid

In our previous blog we talked about starting smart: how HyperCloud Analytics recommends the appropriate instance type for your application. This blog we cover the topic that most organizations are oblivious to: continuous cost optimization.

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A List Apart - Untitled Article

A List Apart

Kip Williams, professor of psychology sciences at Purdue University, conducted a fascinating experiment called “cyberball.” In his experiment, a test subject and two other participants played a computer game of catch.

Raygun APM Mixes Traditional Monitoring with User-Centric Observability

The New Stack

Raygun sponsored this post. How do you manage complex self-orchestrating clusters of microservices without overloading your DevOps team with information? With modern applications built on new architectures, for every old problem we solve, we find new ones.

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Nearshoring to Uruguay and Colombia: What are they like?

UruIT

Two South American software outsourcing headquarters, two amazing cultures, thousands of questions. For two years I’ve worked for UruIT and it’s been an interesting journey learning more about the South America software outsourcing world.

Get Growth With Partner Integrations

Speaker: Mandy Howard, Product Manager, ServiceTitan

Once your SaaS product hits a certain level of revenue, you'll need to change things up to move past the plateau. One of the ways to do this is to move past your core product and introduce new business streams. If you're strategic about your integrations, you can strengthen your ties to your target market. Join Mandy Howard, Product Manager at ServiceTitan, as she takes you through the three key questions that you need to answer to grow your product with the right partner integrations. Whether you're a start-up, or working on a new product in an enterprise environment, you'll learn how to push through to a new level of growth.

How Serverless Platforms Could Power an Event-Driven AI Pipeline

The New Stack

This article is a post in a series on bringing continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD) practices to machine learning. Check back to The New Stack for future installments.

Policies and Procedures

DevOps.com

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How to Utilize your Scrum Master Part 2: Master of Scrum Ceremonies

Gorilla Logic

“ My Scrum Master scheduled all these meetings, but they are taking time away from my actual work!”. Are they all really necessary?”. Can’t we skip them if we’re busy?”.

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Why We are Ready to Elevate in 2019!

Apps Associates

Elevate in 2019 I am fresh from our recent sales kick-off meeting in Boston where we had our talented sales, delivery, and marketing teams together with leadership to ensure that we continue to provide the best value to our customers on their journey to the cloud.

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Build Delightful Products with Customer Validation

Speaker: John Little, Head of Product Marketing, Centercode

When it comes to delivering a solid product/market fit, customer validation is key. After all, you want to provide customers with a product that not only fills the need, but is delightful -- right? To get there, you need to commit to a vital blend of market research, strategy, and user testing. Join John Little, Head of Product Marketing at Centercode, as he explains a two-part approach to customer validation. First, how do you strategically identify your top product areas that need attention prior to release. And second, how do you turn user data into strategic priorities that help the right teams make the right decisions.

Accelerate with Dell EMC Unity 4.5 Software

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

More features, higher quality for the Dell EMC Unity storage platform We’ve always aimed to lead the market in midrange storage, and for many years, that’s exactly what we’ve achieved. But we know customers are constantly looking for more. We also know it’s a competitive field.

Conquering the Terror of Cloud Native Monitoring

The New Stack

Raygun sponsored this podcast. One of the biggest concerns when deploying at scale is knowing whether your organization will be ready to effectively monitor what is and is not working. This includes also being able to detect problem areas before they begin to cause real pain.

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Four Meaningful Careers and How to Start Them

Strategy Driven

Considering your future in the world of work, it’s not uncommon to find yourself utterly bewildered by the sheer quantity and diversity of roles available in the job market. Many of these roles require training or qualifications, which constitute a large investment of both your time and money.

When Holt-Winters Is Better Than Machine Learning

The New Stack

InfluxData sponsored this post. Machine Learning (ML) gets a lot of hype, but its classical predecessors are still immensely powerful, especially in the time-series space.

How To Launch A Feature To Maximize Growth

Speaker: Brian Balfour, CEO, Reforge

Have you ever been part of a launch that, despite everyone's hard work, was more like a balloon deflating than a rocket taking off? It turns out that some of the most popular product and feature launch tactics can be counterproductive to achieving sustainable growth. Brian Balfour, Founder and CEO of Reforge, has taken a close look at these practices to figure out just why they can slow - or even hurt - growth. Now, he has a repeatable model for you to use in your next launches to get the growth you're looking for.

Dell EMC Storage Fuels Health IT Transformation at HIMSS19

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) conference is right around the corner. With over 1300 exhibitors and an estimated 42k-45k attendees flooding into Orlando, there is no doubt that this year’s show is going to be HUGE. The theme of HIMSS19 is “Champions of Health Unite.”

To Create Radical Outcomes – Make Sure Every Output Has A Purpose

Strategy Driven

In many work situations, random things are created because people are not focused on a specific outcome. They do things, launch programs, take actions, but they have no business outcome in mind.

Are You Ready to Get Fiscally Fit in 2019?

Docuphase

With the new year comes new beginnings. Many people start the year off with fitness goals. Why not take that positive motivation and apply it towards your business? Accounting Automation Document Management HR Automation enterprise automation platform business process automation automated ap proces