Thu.Jan 09, 2020

What Really Causes Technical Debt?

Scrum.org

Advances in Technology, Maintenance & Updates are not Technical Debt. Although I am going to use the term technical debt in this discussion.

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How to Combine DevOps and Agile

DevOps.com

In recent years, application development and deployment have become an increasingly critical part of business operations. Because of this, various entities have sought to optimize their product development process.

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AIOps 2020 Predictions - What the Data Tells Us (Part 1)

Loom Systems

2019 was the year that AIOps graduated from skunk works shops to mainstream enterprises. At least that is what a recent, independent survey indicates.

How to Prepare Your Successor For Success

Let's Grow Leaders

The same mentor who jokingly told Karin that if you want people to think you’re a rock star “always follow an idiot” also smiled and said, “and always leave an idiot as your successor.” ” Not the best advice – but leadership transitions […].

How much autonomy should teams get from their agile leader?

Scrum.org

The agile movement really has changed the way we lead our people. Giving them more freedom and autonomy to do their job often improves the quality, productivity ánd happiness of the people.

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Software Developers Need Soft Skills Too – and Meetups Are Here to Help

UruIT

Why software developers should get involved in communities like meetups in order to enhance their soft skills. Being part of a software company these days shouldn’t be seen as just a job. It’s rather an experience that adds value to what we do as professionals and to who we are as people.

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Value Stream

DevOps.com

The post Value Stream appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs ROELBOB

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Five Kinds of Impacts to Assess Before Implementing Change

Change Starts Here

When change is introduced into an organization, by definition, it will have an impact. Hopefully, that impact will be the one that’s intended.

The Role of Developers in Digital Transformation

DevOps.com

Developers are an integral part of digital transformation. They architect the modular systems that overcome legacy and build the applications and solutions that allow firms to deliver products and services in new and innovative ways.

Ancient Android bug returns to bite you in the apps

TechBeacon

A two-year-old Linux kernel vulnerability , which Android only patched in October, has been exploited for about 10 months. To make matters worse, the exploits were in Play Store apps. Security, Application Security, Security Blogwatch, Mobile, App Dev, Android

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How challenging do you find it to lead across generations?

thoughtLEADERS, LLC

Our reader poll today asks: How challenging do you find it to lead across generations? Somewhat challenging. It takes effort to cut across generations. 45.4% Not hard at all. People are people. There are so many different issues and dynamics to deal with. 10.4%

How to Enable Cloud Native DevOps with Kubernetes and Hyper-Converged Infrastructure

The New Stack

Diamanti sponsored this post. The new era of cloud native DevOps brings various new tools and best practices that have offered significant advantages for application development.

Synopsys acquires Tinfoil Security, DAST and API testing solutions provider

Synopsys

Synopsys welcomes Tinfoil Security, whose DAST and API testing solutions broaden our market-leading security portfolio and strengthen the Polaris platform. The post Synopsys acquires Tinfoil Security, DAST and API testing solutions provider appeared first on Software Integrity Blog.

How Performance Metrics and Distributed Tracing Will Drive User Experience

The New Stack

New Relic sponsored this podcast. Increasingly in software development, user experience reigns supreme. But as architecture becomes more advanced and more distributed, finding not only what went wrong, but what is causing it to be, also becomes nearly impossible.

Use a “Carrot and a Stick” Approach to Leverage Business Across Multiple Markets

CEO Insider

Today’s competitive business environment is no longer about simply being successful in an isolated part of the market. Successful businesses will no longer be able to focus solely on their primary industries. The new game is one of competition across different markets.

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4 New Year’s Resolutions to Integrate Security into DevOps

The New Stack

GitLab sponsored this post. Brian Levine. Brian is chief product security officer for Axway.

Error'd: Are You Old Enough to Know Better?

The Daily WTF

"I guess my kid cousins won't be putting these together for a while," Travis writes. . Noah writes, "Who doesn't want a little error in their coffee first thing in the morning?" " . "It

Software Developers Need Soft Skills Too – and Meetups Are Here to Help

UruIT

Why software developers should get involved in communities like meetups in order to enhance their soft skills. Being part of a software company these days shouldn’t be seen as just a job. It’s rather an experience that adds value to what we do as professionals and to who we are as people.

6 Ways to Foster Innovation in IT Outsourcing Projects

PSL

Innovation is no longer just a buzzword, it's a necessary part of doing business. Organizations around the world are finding that innovation can occur in every corner of the company, from sales and human resources to products and customer services. Nearshoring / Software Outsourcing

A thought on Relational Onboarding

Marcus Blankenship - Daily Writing

Okay, so you know I started a new job. Can I use that as an excuse not to have worked on the book much? Hmmm… as I write this, the word ‘excuse’ stands out. I think I have my answer. Thankfully, I get another try next week. And you do too.

How Hotels Can Improve Customer Satisfaction With Text Messaging

Zipwhip

Hotel managers and hospitality workers know there’s more to running a successful business than simply providing comfortable beds, flat-screen TVs and hot coffee in the morning. Today’s travelers are savvier than ever, and they know that hotels are competing for their business.

Four short links: 10 January 2020

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Ten Challenges for Making Automation a “Team Player” in Joint Human-Agent Activity — it’s really interesting to read this and think how they might manifest in, eg., a chatbot. I remember Jesse Robbins talking about Orion for emergency workers and how they were having to invent this stuff. It’s remarkable how we’ve gone through a chatbot boom and bust cycle without much forward progress in standardizing these things. via The Morning Paper ).

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The emerging risks of 5G

MobileIron

The emerging risks of 5G. sraikow. Thu, 01/09/2020 - 09:03. The stage is being set for a 5G planet. Blazing fast wireless 5G networks are already beginning to pop up in a few major metropolitan areas in the U.S. and across Asia and Europe.

Bespoke Software Development Spending Pops. Is That Good?

The New Stack

As a percentage of IT budgets, software development and maintenance declined from 27% in 2018 to 19% in 2019, with almost no change expected in 2020 according to the Society of Information Management’s (SIM) annual survey of senior IT executives.

2020 Exit Planning Checklist

Strategy Driven

All business owners will stop being business owners at some point. So, there is no better time to begin planning for the inevitable than the present. The earlier you begin planning, the more options you will have for a successful exit.

Article: Q&A on The Host Leadership Field Book

InfoQ Culture Methods

The Host Leadership Field Book: Building Engagement for Performance and Results provides 30 cases and experiences from people who are applying host leadership in different settings. The book emerged from the 2019 Host Leadership Gathering, and was edited by Mark McKergow and Pierluigi Pugliese.

When Small Things Get Big and Big Things Get Small

Strategy Driven

There are things in our lives that seem big, but they are really temporary or minor problems. The small things get big when we focus too much attention on them. When we make small things big, we can overlook the big things that become the elephant in the room that we are not seeing.

Planning for the Outages You’re Going to Cause

LaunchDarkly

Ways to shrink the blast radius of failures in your software. At the November Test in Production Meetup in San Francisco, Ramin Khatibi, a Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) and infrastructure consultant, laid out strategies software teams can employ to minimize the impact of failure.

Crypto Trading Bots – Next Step to an Epic Future

Strategy Driven

By traveling at an untraceable speed, the face of technology has witnessed several transformations over time. As everything around us has flipped over into the screens, there is no more turning back into the age of physicality.

[VLOG] How to Order the Product Backlog in Scrum

Scrum.org

Hey everyone. First of all I would like to thank you for your support spreading out my last week's vlog on the differences between Project Manager and Scrum Master.

What Services Does Your Business Need To Soar?

Strategy Driven

As a business, there are certain services that you are going to need to ensure that the day-to-day operations of your company are running smoothly. As well as this, you are going to need help bringing in more customers and keeping everything going, which is why we have written this article.