Mon.Nov 04, 2019

3 things to make a giant leap towards Agility

I believe there are three things you need to do regardless of the framework, methodology or program you are embracing with your organization. If you don’t do take decisions , focus on the outcome and get things done ?

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Survey Surfaces Uneven Approaches to DevSecOps

A ZeroNorth survey shows implementing DevSecOps is rife with questions for many organizations, with no clear answers There’s general agreement that digital business transformation initiatives are driving an overall acceleration in the rate at which applications are developed.

The Best Way To Help Employees Have More Confidence

Let's Grow Leaders

A few years ago, I wrote an article for Success Magazine, called 7 Ways to Build Your Employees Confidence. Highlights include: Start with a foundation of deep respect Be specific about what they are doing well Give them an opportunity to teach […].

‘Human-friendly’ organizations will thrive in the digital age


Automation and intelligent machines are an increasing presence in the workplace, yet organizations still need humans as much as ever to engage with customers, make business decisions, manage supply chains, do community outreach, and more. Indeed, there is a growing awareness in the enterprise world that successful organizations must strive to be as “human-friendly” as […].

Rapid Experimentation at Every Stage of Product Development

Speaker: Tanya Koshy, VP of Product, UserTesting

Experimentation isn't something you do once you have designs or once you’ve built the product; it's important to validate early and often to better understand your customer, their needs, and the market opportunity. Join Tanya Koshy, VP of Product at UserTesting, as she explores how, by using customer feedback at every stage of the product development process, you can better and more quickly iterate on your product ideas. Ultimately, this rapid experimentation during development will enable you to deliver customer value faster.

GraphQL Search Indexing

Netflix TechBlog

by Artem Shtatnov and Ravi Srinivas Ranganathan Almost a year ago we described our learnings from adopting GraphQL on the Netflix Marketing Tech team. We have a lot more to share since then!

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Give transparency in small doses

Marcus Blankenship - Daily Writing

When you’re honest about your struggles, it will connect you with some people. But it will surprise and confuse others. To them, your honesty might be seen as a lack of confidence, lack of skills, or lack of motivation — an admission of failure, or of giving up, or giving in.

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The Challenge of Scaling Metrics in Distributed Systems

Whether migrating from a monolithic architecture or building a distributed system from ground zero, there are many benefits to leverage from a microservices architecture–faster software deployment cycles, enhanced scalability, improved isolation of risk.

Customer Satisfaction Can Be A Guarantee


Customers are the core foundation of any business no matter what it is. The vast majority of people are not hard to please despite the horror stories told. There are a few things customers spending money at your business require and honestly they aren’t that hard to give.


Breaking Down the OWASP API Security Top 10, Part 1

As a result of a broadening threat landscape and the ever-increasing usage of APIs, the OWASP API Security Top 10 Project was launched. From the start, the project was designed to help organizations, developers and application security teams become more aware of the risks associated with APIs.

The Science of High-Impact Experimentation

Speaker: Holly Hester-Reilly, Founder and Product Management Coach, H2R Product Science

Too many product teams don't know what to test, which leads to poorly designed experiments and unclear results. How can a product manager be certain they’re making effective decisions when it comes to experimentation? Join Holly Hester-Reilly, Founder and Product Management Coach at H2R Product Science, as she walks us through the entire experimentation process, from deciding what to test to sharing the results with stakeholders, to illustrate what strong testing practices look like and how they can be implemented in every organization.

Mozilla partners with Element AI to spearhead ethical artificial intelligence


Mozilla has announced a partnership with Element AI in a bid to advocate for the use of ethical artificial intelligence (AI).

Breaking Up and Making Up: Composable Persistent Storage for Kubernetes

Kubernetes is rapidly emerging as the standard for application management in the data center.

How Developers Compare Around the World When It Comes to Kubernetes

The New Stack

Pivotal sponsored this podcast. Executives from Pivotal joined this latest episode of The New Stack Makers podcast recorded at the SpringOne Platform conference to discuss what the developer experience is like around the world.

DevOps Chat: Autonomous Test Innovation Using AI/ML with Functionize

At the speed of DevOps, automated testing is essential for QA to maintain pace with that of software creation. Automated testing is ripe for innovation, too.

Design and Run Experiments That Actually Progress Your Business

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

Experimenting as a way to explore new products, services, and business models can help eliminate the guesswork involved in building something your customers actually value. That said, it's often quite tricky to take your vision and figure out the first experiment to run. How do you get started? How can you ensure your experiments are well-designed? Join Nick Noreña, educator, entrepreneur, and currently an Innovation Coach at Kromatic, as he walks us through how we can figure out the right experiments to run for any product or service, and in organizations of all sizes.

Extend Your Organization’s Reach with Software-Defined Wide Area Networking

The New Stack

Ashwath Nagaraj. Ashwath Nagaraj is co-founder and CTO of Aryaka, responsible for building the company’s vision and technology since its inception in 2009. He previously founded Allegro Systems; a security startup acquired by Cisco in 2001.

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Continuous deployment without downtime


As engineering teams increasingly adopt DevOps as their software development strategy, they are becoming faster and more efficient. Unfortunately, this speed and efficiency can expose cracks in the delivery system as well as other bottlenecks to productivity.

Jaeger Graduates CNCF, Sees a Future Without Native Jaeger Clients

The New Stack

Jaeger , the open source, end-to-end distributed tracing software, has become the seventh project to officially reach the graduated level of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) this week, joining the ranks of Kubernetes, Prometheus, Envoy, CoreDNS, containerd, and Fluentd.

Five Practices for Evolving Your Leadership


Advice from a millennial leadership strategist and author. Today’s post is by Hilary Jane Grosskopf, author of Awake Leadership (CLICK HERE to get your copy). Successful leaders align and motivate a team in order to guide a vision forward.

How to Design Strong Experiments

Speaker: Franziska Beeler, Head of Cloud Academy, and Tendayi Viki, Associate Partner, Strategyzer

When testing new business and product ideas, choosing the right experiment is just the beginning. After we have chosen our experiment, it’s important that we spend some time designing it well. Join Tendayi Viki, corporate innovation expert and associate partner at Strategyzer, and Franziska Beeler, Head of Cloud Academy at Strategyzer, as they walk us through the three key elements that help you design stronger experiments and come away with the evidence you need to advance your idea.

Why Is Software Testing and QA Important for Any Business?

Dzone - DevOps

QA and testing are essential for every business. Software testing is recognized to be the procedure in which an application or software is validated or verified to ensure that it is free from bugs or errors.

The Rise of the Developer for Critical IT Business Decisions

The New Stack

Cloud Foundry sponsored this post. Chip Childers. Chip has spent more than 18 years in large-scale computing and open source software. In 2015, he became the co-founder of the Cloud Foundry Foundation as Technology Chief of Staff.

Why Software Testing is Necessary for Delivering Superior Customer Experiences

Dzone - DevOps

Isn't this how you want your customers to view your software? Since attending Forrester's CX SF conference, I’ve been reflecting lately upon the relationship between software quality and the customer experience for brands that are seeking to innovate and stand out in a sea of growing competition.

5 best practices for identity governance and administration success


"I can hardly wait for the next access certification review!" said no one—ever. But you can help turn this around with a well-managed identity governance and administration (IGA) program. Security, Identity & Access Management, Identity and Access Management (IAM

Get Better User Insights With Wasteless Validation

Speaker: Tim Herbig, Product Management Coach and Consultant

Product teams tend to get ahead of themselves by rushing from idea straight to building a Minimum Viable Product (MVP). How can a product manager slow their team down and prevent them from wasting valuable resources? Join Tim Herbig, Product Management Coach and Consultant, as he introduces a new way of understanding MVPs and explores how you can approach validation without wasting the resources of your development team.

Tesla Demonstrates The Power Of The Internet Of Things


As evacuees lined up at gas stations to flee Florida in the weeks before Hurricane Dorian, Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced that the company would boost the range of its Model 3 cars, enabling residents to travel further out of the range of the storm. The manufacturer, which has also provided free charging in the […].

How Product Mindset Can Save Your Sinking App


How Product Mindset Can Save Your Sinking App. When the Titanic set sail from Southampton on its monumental maiden voyage, there wasn’t a soul alive who believed it could be battered by the uncaring whims that Poseidon could muster.

AI And Cybersecurity: Plague Or Promise?


Read Bob Bruns take a look at the confluence of artificial intelligence and cybersecurity on Forbes : We hear from our teams every day regarding how cyberthreats to our enterprise are getting more frequent, more sophisticated and more targeted. Cyber intrusions, specifically publicly reported incidents, are on the rise. It’s easy to tune the warnings out, […].

Want to Build Great Digital Products? Be a Design Thinker. Design Thinking (STEP BY STEP)


Want to Build Great Digital Products? Be a Design Thinker. Design Thinking (STEP BY STEP). The development process for most of human history has been, shall we say, symptom-driven.

An Adult Conversation About Estimates

Speaker: Beekey Cheung, Software Consultant, Professor Beekums, LLC

Estimates are a contentious topic in software development. Most of our development teams hate providing estimates and many managers are starting to view them as unnecessary. As senior software leaders, how can we determine whether estimates are helpful or harmful to our teams? We are excited to be joined by Beekey Cheung, a software consultant and blogger known as Professor Beekums, who has helped many leaders and teams go from fearing estimates to using them appropriately. He'll walk us through the value of estimates, how to overcome the hesitancy many have in giving them, and how to provide better estimates.

Cloud technology is fueling the enterprise with changing work patterns


Read Ashish Parmar explain how cloud technology is changing the way companies do business on IT Pro Portal : Using Uber or Lyft when you are running late, leveraging the Google maps to reach office or hotel, listening music on Spotify, and watching Netflix at home are the common phenomenon to which we have accustomed […].

Security Breaches Can Be Avoided with an API Security Strategy

TIBCO - Connected Intelligence

Recently, The Guardian reported that about 50,000 Australian university students who were using the events app Get were affected by a massive data breach. Personal details of university students involved in clubs and societies around Australia were exposed online.

Can Artificial Intelligence “Think”?


Read Daniel Shapiro take a look at whether artificial intelligence can actually think on Forbes : Sci-fi and science can’t seem to agree on the way we should think about artificial intelligence. Sci-fi wants to portray artificial intelligence agents as thinking machines, while businesses today use artificial intelligence for more mundane tasks like filling out […].