Thu.Feb 07, 2019

DevOoops Moves: Failure to Address Organizational Blockers

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?


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

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.

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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.

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


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.

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Nearshoring to Uruguay and Colombia: What are they like?


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.

5 Steps to Knocking Out Insider Threat with Zero Trust


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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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How to Encourage More Micro-Innovation on Your Team

Let's Grow Leaders

Are you looking for ways to uncover more micro-innovation on your team? Is your team a bit stuck? Stuck doing things the way they’ve always done them? Stuck with workarounds to systems that no longer work? Stuck in silos, unaware that there’s a […].

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


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.

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.

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.

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


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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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.

Ch-Ch-Changes — Continuation Engineering At 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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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?”.


A Demo: Pinpointing an Abnormal Traffic Spike in Under 5 Minutes


Imagine you are an ops guy or gal and it’s your turn in the on-call rotation. Alarms go off in the middle of the night, flooding from everywhere, via slack, email, and text messages.

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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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.

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.