Thu.Aug 08, 2019

5 Reasons Your Employees Ignore Your Coaching

Let's Grow Leaders

Have you ever had (what you thought was) a great coaching conversation—your employee seems to get it—but fifteen minutes later they’re back to their old habits? So you give them more coaching, this time “louder” either literally, or through progressive discipline. But […].

Race day! - passing your Professional Scrum Master level III

Scrum.org

You have read every book referenced in the PSM training and on the Scrum.org website. You have read every single blog post on Scrum.org. You have watched hours of webcasts and videos by and with Professional Scrum Trainers. You have followed both the PSM and PSM II training. And more.

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Are You Ready for Malware-as-a-Service?

Symantec

New types of attacks provide multi-layered risk that require a multi-layered response

A Culture-Driven Approach to DevOps Transformation

DevOps.com

One of the most challenging aspects of a DevOps transformation isn’t automating and overhauling technology. The biggest challenge of DevOps is changing an organization’s culture and purpose. You can’t “buy a DevOps.”

Organizing for Customer Centricity

Speaker: Tatyana Mamut

Most companies today say they are “customer centric.” Yet many still make decisions primarily based on competitor threats, technical architecture, or executive opinions. So what sets apart those that talk the talk, and those that walk the walk? Join Nextdoor's Head of Product Tatyana Mamut, PhD as she outlines the 7 habits of truly customer-centric companies.

Boosting Your Business’ Success with DevOps? Double it with AIOps

Kovair - DevOps

AIOps is nothing but the term used to describe Artificial Intelligence for IT operations. AIOps defines the use of machine learning, big data, and most. The post Boosting Your Business’ Success with DevOps? Double it with AIOps appeared first on Kovair Blog.

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Lessons Learned on the Path to Managing with Amy Phillips and Aaron Randall

Marcus Blankenship - Podcasts

Episode 15. In this episode, we’re talking to Amy Phillips and Aaron Randall (CTO of Songkick) about the path from programmer to manager. How did they get there, what did they learn, and what can you learn from their experiences? Show Notes.

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Bootstrapping a Usability Testing Program

Tasktop Engineering

Tasktop Integration Hub suffers from an interesting, almost paradoxical problem: the users who benefit most from our product often have no idea that it exists. They’ve never seen its user interface (UI), never done any configuration, and probably couldn’t even name our product if asked.

Why GitLab’s Move to Continuous Delivery Couldn’t Wait for Kubernetes

The New Stack

GitLab , a sponsor of The New Stack, contributed this post. Priyanka Sharma. Priyanka is the director of technical evangelism at GitLab and serves on the board of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). She has deep expertise in DevOps and observability.

Trump’s tariffs just about killed DefCon #badgelife

The Parallax

LAS VEGAS—Politics and hackers always make for strange bedfellows , but this year’s DefCon badge hackers are getting an unexpected lesson in trade economics—thanks to the Trump administration’s tariffs on Chinese electronics.

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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.

7 Ways to Make Working Remotely More Secure

Storagecraft

At least one day a week, 70 percent of employees around the world work remotely, exposing companies to a multitude of security headaches such as phishing attacks, unsecured servers, and weak passwords.

Reality Check: Everyone Doesn’t Prefer Open Source

The New Stack

We talk so often with “glass half-full” evangelists, it is bracing to remember that enterprise IT is risk adverse and slow to change. According to one study, a plurality of IT executives say their companies prefer commercial software over open source.

On Diversity, Inclusion, and Agile Alliance

Agile Alliance

Last night at the Agile Alliance Members’ Annual Meeting a question was asked about our efforts around diversity and inclusion, and specifically about the makeup of the Agile Alliance Board.

An Essential Tool for Capturing Your Career Accomplishments

A List Apart

Imagine you’re ready to apply for your next job. Like most busy professionals, you probably haven’t updated your résumé or your portfolio since you looked for your current job. Now you need to update both, and you can’t remember what work you’ve done over the past few years. (In

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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.

Identity management is coming to the Internet of Things

DXC

The security of IoT Devices matters. If we’re to actually live in a world where we reap the full potential from Internet-connected devices, those devices will need to be reasonably secured. Device makers will need to take the secure design and development of their gear seriously. Device owners, meanwhile, will have to take the effective […]. Security Service Management authentication cybersecurity IoT

Greatest Benefits of CRM Software in 2019

OTS Solutions

Greatest Benefits of CRM Software in 2019. Businesses of every size depend on CRM software solutions to manage their marketing, sales, and customer service activities. As a result, they have a way to manage the entire customer lifecycle.

Vulnerability Management Fundamentals: How to Perform Asset Discovery and Classification

Tenable

In part two of our five-part series on Vulnerability Management fundamentals, we explore the essentials of asset discovery and classification, which is the first step in the Cyber Exposure lifecycle.

How Enterprises Use Software and DevOps To Keep Up in a Disruptive Startup World

The New Stack

The New Stack has an exciting new partnership with TechCrunch to help promote its newest event TC Sessions: Enterprise to be held on September 5 in San Francisco.

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.

Migrating from generic IMAP/POP email host to G Suite - tips?

Spiceworks

Hi guys, I'm just prepping for a g suite migration coming up for about 15 email accounts. I'm personally more familiar with Exchange (and even with exchange, the migration tools don't always work properly and we have to export pst's and then import in) , but this is going to be my first migration that is this large going to GSuite We are migrating from Westhost (accounts currently all on IMAP).

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Announcing Tutorials for Apache Kafka

Confluent

We’re excited to announce Tutorials for Apache Kafka ® , a new area of our website for learning event streaming. Kafka Tutorials is a collection of common event streaming use cases, with each tutorial featuring an example scenario and several complete code solutions.

Can I take all of my servers to the cloud / hosted solutions?

Spiceworks

I manage a small network that consists of the following servers (running VMware): Windows Server 2008 Domain Controller / file / print server. Windows Server 2008 with Exchange Server 2010. Windows Server 2008 with MS SQL 2008. Windows Server 2008 with IIS. Windows Server 2008 setup as a miscellaneous utility server. Soon to have a VOIP phone system hosted on a a VMware host. I'm just starting the project of updating everything.

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What to Expect from DevOps World | Jenkins World 2019

DevOps.com

The clock is ticking. DevOps World | Jenkins World, the world’s biggest annual gathering of Jenkins users and DevOps practitioners, is just around the corner, scheduled for August 12-15 in San Francisco. The agenda is set. The DevOps Community is rolling out the red carpet. Are you coming?

Walk a Mile in Your Customer's Shoes

Speaker: Steven Haines

Product professionals use phrases like "voice of the customer," and "user experience" so often that it can be easy to lose sight of their actual meanings. This phrase blur is dangerous, as it can pull our attention from what should be our real focus: our our customers' and users' needs. How can we, as product professionals, learn to keep customers and users at the heart of our work? Join Steven Haines, globally recognized thought leader and author, as he guides us through a memorable journey demonstrating how you can walk a mile in their customer's shoes. He'll explore how, by developing true empathy for your users, you can ensure you're creating the features and products they actually want. You'll come away understanding: How being customer focused gives you a competitive advantage. Tactics for developing empathy for your users. How to encourage innovation through better customer understanding. September 11th, 2019 11:00AM PDT, 2:00PM EDT, 7:00PM BST

Understanding JavaScript Under the Hood

Gorilla Logic

It’s not a secret that understanding how things really work makes you a better developer and a better coder.

Maintenance Development

DevOps.com

The post Maintenance Development appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs ROELBOB

IoT with GPS Tracking: Powerful

Beyond B2B

What do you get when you put the Internet of Things together with GPS? (No, No, this is not a riddle

Tricentis Acquisition Extends Selenium and Appium Test Automation in the Cloud

DevOps.com

TestProject expands Tricentis’ support for the open source community, scaling and simplifying test automation for any tester—from startup to Global 2000 enterprise MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.

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.