Mon.Nov 22, 2021

Top 10 DevOps Things to Be Thankful for in 2021

Thanksgiving has been observed in the U.S. since 1861 and was officially designated as an official holiday in 1863 by president Lincoln. Of course, the tradition itself traces its lineage to the early days of the Pilgrims.

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Organizing around Outcomes with OKRs and Scrum

Aligning Scrum Team Topology to Strategy with OKRs and Product Goals. Yeah, I know. Could I squeeze more buzzwords into the title? I guess I could include Digital Transformation, Cloud, AI, and Machine Learning for effect.


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DevOps Teams Struggling to Keep Secrets

A growing number of organizations are suffering security incidents related to exposed secrets in DevOps CI/CD pipelines, according to a recent ThycoticCentrify report.

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What Capacity Check? — Making Your Scrum Work #23

TL; DR: Ignoring the Capacity Check during Sprint Planning. There are plenty of failure possibilities with Scrum. Since Scrum is an intentionally incomplete framework with a reasonable yet short “manual,” this effect should not surprise anyone.


The Practical Guide to Using a Semantic Layer for Data & Analytics

Read about real-life examples and see quantifiable results by leveraging a semantic layer to unlock data for AI & BI at scale.

GraphQL Editor – The Journey from Initial Release to Version 5.0

David Walsh

From the very beginning of our adventure with GraphQL, we were impressed by how great its community is. The amount of content, libraries and great tools generated by GraphQL users amazed us from the very start.

More Trending Extends Open Source Observability Platform has enhanced its observability platform to include both unified dashboards and support for distributed tracing to monitor service performance enabled by the open source Jaeger agent software being advanced under the auspices of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF).

Diversity And Inclusion in 2022: 5 Essentials Rules To Follow

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Enough data is in to inform us that diversity and inclusion are not only worthwhile societal imperatives but also make for good practical business sense. Diversity and inclusion still matter in the workplace in 2022. While knowing what to strive for is great, it’s only half the battle.

What Makes Apple’s Tim Cook the Most Influential CEO

CEO Insider

Apple’s Tim Cook is arguably the most influential person and CEO worldwide currently. Cook regularly features in various global rankings for the most influential people and CEOs.

The Importance of On-Premises Hybrid Classical-Quantum Computing

Dell EMC

Dell Technologies and IonQ worked together to test a hybrid classical-quantum platform that better enables hybrid classical-quantum solutions

Put Your Data to Work: The Complete Playbook

Turn your data into a competitive advantage. This playbook contains: Exclusive stats, research & insights on how the pandemic affected businesses. A comprehensive “Request For Proposal” (RFP) checklist and an interactive quiz to test your data knowledge.

The Time I Quit As A Scrum Master

In my recent post, I told the story of the time I was fired as a Scrum Master. This time I will tell you about a time I decided to quit (probably shortly before I would have been fired!). Being a Scrum Master can be tough. You exist to help organisations change the way they approach complex work.


Burnout Is Not a Buzzword. It’s Real!

CEO Insider

The pandemic brought many problems facing the business community to the forefront of people’s consciousness – owners, leadership, managers, and employees. As a result, the traditional outlook of having people work long hours and perform tasks without asking questions met a severe roadblock.

Addressing the Three Scalability Challenges in Modern Data Platforms


Introduction. In legacy analytical systems such as enterprise data warehouses, the scalability challenges of a system were primarily associated with computational scalability, i.e., the ability of a data platform to handle larger volumes of data in an agile and cost-efficient way.

How To Use LocalStorage with ReactJS

Angularjs | Reactjs | jQuery | Nodejs tutorials

in this post, I’ll create a custom hook to use LocaleStorage with react. The localStorage is used to store temporary data into the browser memory. I will create a simple example to read and write data into local storage using reactjs.

Building Product to Enhance Customer Support: The Key to Customer Retention in an E-commerce Business

Speaker: Bhavana Angadi, Senior Product Manager at Hopscotch (Demand & Growth) | Former Product Manager at Bigbasket

Join Bhavana Angadi, Senior Product Manager at Hopscotch, as she details the best way to increase customer retention.

Simplify Microsoft Hybrid Cloud Use Cases with Storage-as-a-Service

Dell EMC

Spend less time managing your hybrid cloud infrastructure and more time on driving innovation

Article: A Design Thinking Roadmap for Process Improvement and Organizational Change

InfoQ Articles

How to understand an organization and the problem they want to improve, find solutions to problems, and provide feasible and high value recommendations that significantly transform how the organization operates for many years?

Strengthening Thinking as a Mechanism to Building Resilience


The ability to manage and strengthen your thinking goes a long way toward making you more resilient and better able to deal with the daily challenges you face. Today’s post is by thougthtLEADERS principal Maureen Metcalf.

You’ve Achieved GDPR Compliance—Now What?


General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Most of us remember the months and weeks leading up to the deadline. We did whatever needed to be done to achieve compliance. Now it seems like a distant memory. And the pressure is mostly off. But in other ways, it was just the beginning.

The Importance of PCI Compliance and Data Ownership When Issuing Payment Cards

This eBook provides a practical explanation of the different PCI compliance approaches that payment card issuers can adopt, as well as the importance of both protecting user PII and gaining ownership and portability of their sensitive data.

Ten Things I’ve Learned in 20 Years in Data and Analytics


Teradata's Martin Willcox recently passed 17 years at Teradata and a quarter of a century in the industry. Here are the ten things he's learned about data analytics in those 20-odd years

How to Create a Powerful Unique Selling Proposition (USP)


As you may be aware, the managed service provider (MSP) industry is highly competitive these days, with everyone from novices to seasoned veterans providing IT support.

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IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Future of Operations 2022 Predictions


Explore IDC's top 10 Future of Operations predictions with our 2021 IDC FutureScape. Future Enterprise cloud digital transformation edge featured future of operations IDC FutureScape 2021 Operational Resiliency Operational Technology

AEM Content Fragments: Links Localization. Part 1


Find more on AEM Content Fragments. In our previous articles we have prepared a custom CF model, created a CF structure, and configured its translation. In this article we’ll take a look at CF content localization. A New AEM Content Fragment Translation Project.

The Ultimate Guide to Creating a Strong and Effective Value Proposition

Speaker: Robin Zaragoza, Product Coach and CEO of The Product Refinery

Join Robin Zaragoza, product coach and CEO of The Product Refinery, as she shares tips on how to create a powerful Value Proposition that keeps your customer at the heart of your product development process.

Technical user story writing for agile teams: A practical guide


As a new product owner, application programming interfaces (APIs) and technical stories were my weak spots. I struggled for a long time to know where to start, what to include, how to communicate the necessary things to the development team, and how detailed to be. App Dev & Testing, AgileArray

Unpacking the Convergence of Automation, BI, and AI


To help us understand the convergence of analytics and business intelligence (BI) — which, let’s be clear, has been happening for quite some time — we can look at it through the lens of product development, notably based on the Kano Model.

Be Better with Better Data

Agile Pain Relief Notes from a Tool User

Data and metrics are not synonymous. Let’s tackle that misunderstanding right out of the gate. Data is a number or set of numbers. Three days.” There. That’s data. Is it useful to you? Of course not, because you have no context to go with it.

How DXC Technology Uses Megaport to connect DXC’s Australian Data Centers to the Cloud


In 2021’s global cloud-first landscape, being able to connect from almost anywhere has become critical to business survival.

Data & Analytics Maturity Model Workshop Series

Speaker: Dave Mariani, Co-founder & Chief Technology Officer, AtScale; Bob Kelly, Director of Education and Enablement, AtScale

Check out this new instructor-led training workshop series to help advance your organization's data & analytics maturity. It includes on-demand video modules and a free assessment tool for prescriptive guidance on how to further improve your capabilities.

CodeSOD: Templated Comments

The Daily WTF

Mike 's company likes to make sure their code is well documented. Every important field, enumeration, method, or class has a comment explaining what it is. You can see how much easier it makes understanding this code: ///. /// Provides clear values for Templates. ///.

Meet the Team – George


My first contact with football was during my summer vacation, before my1st grade in elementary school. It all started with a selection, which was attended by many children, born in the same year as me, in which I was selected together with another 50 if I remember correctly.

How DXC Technology Uses Megaport to connect DXC’s Australian Data Centers to the Cloud


In 2021’s global cloud-first landscape, being able to connect from almost anywhere has become critical to business survival.