August, 2019

Getting to the Heart of Digital Accessibility

A List Apart

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Why It Benefits Scrum Teams to Think Like a Millennial

Scrum.org

Agile and Scrum can help virtually any organization, from small startup tech businesses with mostly young employees to well established Fortune 2,000 companies with a much more experienced staff.

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Don't get locked up into avoiding lock-in

Martin Fowler

A lot of software architects expend time and energy trying to come up with ways to avoid lock-in. Sadly many of these discussions miss important elements of how lock-in works - it's certainly not a simple binary switch. Gregor Hohpe , who's probably spend more time in such meetings that he'd like to admit, has written what I think will be an essential article on the topic. This first installment looks at the different varieties of lock-in.

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Fractional CTO

SoCal CTO

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Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

Relentless Automation: The Roadmap to Success

DevOps.com

As digital transformation continues to shape organization-wide initiatives, CIOs are recognizing the benefits and value of automation in reducing errors and process variability, leading to lower operating risks and faster execution and innovation.

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Why Integration Tests won’t save you… or your software

Xebia

Did the title tease you? Great, job is done! Today I will tell you my story about Integration Tests; it came after another knowledge share lunch with my pal Kenny.

Organizational Open Space for Unleashing Innovation

Agile Alliance

Don’t Let Limited Perspective Destroy Your Team

Let's Grow Leaders

Limited perspective traps leaders and drives apart teams Recently, I’ve watched an organization of passionate and caring people disintegrate. The limited perspective of leaders and team members has frustrated communication and problem solving. They’ve devolved into camps of us vs them. It […].

Observability — A 3-Year Retrospective

The New Stack

Charity Majors. Charity Majors is the co-founder and CTO of Honeycomb.io, provider of tools for engineering and DevOps teams to debug production systems faster and smarter.

BI Buyers Guide: Embedding Analytics in Your Software

The business intelligence market has exploded. And as the number of vendors grows, it gets harder to make sense of it all. Learn how to decide what features you need and get an evaluation framework for every technical and non-technical requirement you could imagine.

How To Remain a Balanced Leader

N2Growth Blog

Most high-performing leaders concern themselves with that which other people value most and if they do it well those leaders usually climb the corporate ladder fast.

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Why CIOs need to build cloud culture to drive digital transformation

TechBeacon

If you're a technology leader at a global enterprise, chances are you're thinking about digital transformation in 2019, or you are already transforming.

‘Documentation as code’ matters. Here’s why

DXC

There has long been a mindset to treat documentation and code as separate functions. But this thinking is obsolete. Organizations should start treating documentation as code. Development projects are not complete without documentation that is in the same state or better as the code.

Measuring Success in DevOps: Top Four DevOps KPIs

DevOps.com

There is no news in DevOps concept. Many companies have integrated DevOps to improve and accelerate software development and help drive their digital transformation, and that number continues to grow exponentially.

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2019 State of Engineering Performance Management Report

More than 100 software leaders were asked how they manage and measure engineering performance. How do the findings stack up to your own experience? The report includes the top engineering challenges and the most used performance metrics.

De-Risking Day 2 Is a Smart Career and Business Strategy

The New Stack

Is your organization looking to gain a sustainable business advantage, or trying to increase business velocity with cloud native applications? Chances are your answer is yes or soon-to-be yes — and that you’ve had or will have had a leading role in the app’s development.

Input, Output and Outcome

Scrum.org

Many years ago, I questioned myself about what makes a software product successful and what makes it fail. In project management, I observed that even we deliver the project within budget, scope, and time, it still has the jeopardy to be failed when launching into the market.

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Why Good Is The New Bad For Business Leaders

Terry Starbucker

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The Most Important Factor To Ensure Your Feedback is Heard

Let's Grow Leaders

Last week we shared reasons employees might resist your coaching. There’s one other vital factor to ensure your feedback is heard. Ground Yourself Here Before Giving Feedback Steve had thrown every ounce of energy into launching his most important strategic initiative. Everyone […].

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More Effective Agile Leadership

Speaker: Steve McConnell, CEO, Construx Software

In this talk, Steve McConnell, CEO of Construx Software, distills hundreds of companies’-worth of real-world experience into the proven Agile leadership practices that work best. Steve will seamlessly thread together traditional approaches, early Agile approaches, modern Agile approaches, and the principles and context that underlie them all—creating an invaluable resource for Agile leaders, their teams, and their organizations.

Top 3 Takeaways from the State of DevOps 2019 Report

LaunchDarkly

DevSecOps: Bridging the Missing Link

Kovair - DevOps

Overview of DevSecOps The practice of DevSecOps is all about implementing security in the development life cycle of an application. This minimizes the risk as. The post DevSecOps: Bridging the Missing Link appeared first on Kovair Blog.

Static vs Dynamic Code Analysis: How to Choose Between Them

OverOps

What’s the difference between static and dynamic code analysis, and how do you know which to use? Let’s start with a sporting analogy to help illustrate the difference between these two methodologies.

Can a Development Team Member Be the Scrum Master?

Scrum.org

“Can a Development Team member be the Scrum Master?”. This is a common question in my Professional Scrum classes. It often comes up early when we are still learning the basics of the Scrum framework.

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The Essential Guide to Building Analytic Applications

Embedding dashboards, reports, and analytics in an existing application presents some unique opportunities—and poses unique challenges—to software teams. Download this eBook to hear 16 product experts share insights on business intelligence, UI/UX, security, and everything that goes into building a successful application with analytics at its core.

Modeling conversion rates using Weibull and gamma distributions

Erik Bernhardsson

This is a blog post originally featured on the Better engineering blog. If you want to link to this article or share it, please go to the original post URL ! Separately, I’m sorry it’s been so long with no posts on this blog. Between kids, moving, and being a startup CTO, I’ve been busy.

5 Pitfalls to Avoid During your Cloud Migration

Dell EMC

A purpose-built cloud operating model needs to be an integral part of every organization’s technology strategy. Some organizations have implemented a cloud operating model and made substantial cloud investments. Many, however are still in the early phases of their cloud journey.

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Why DevOps Implementation is Often Unsuccessful – and How to Fix It

DevOps.com

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How Managers Can Reclaim Their Lost Soul

Let's Grow Leaders

In a recent leadership development program, we talked about “manager soul loss” – the isolation, bitterness, and despair that seeps into many leaders’ hearts. We share the stages of soul loss and symptoms to look out for to help leaders identify and prevent them […].

Architect Your Organization for Effectiveness, Productivity, and Joy

Speaker: Ron Lichty, Consultant: Interim VP Engineering, Ron Lichty Consulting, Inc.

As a senior software leader, you likely spend more time working on the architecture of your systems than the architecture of your organization. Yet, structuring our teams and organizations is a critical factor for success. In fact, the impact of software architecture parallels the impact of organizational structure. We are excited to welcome Ron Lichty, co-author of a seminal book on managing software teams and a well-known speaker, he’ll speak to organizing for effectiveness, productivity and joy.

7 Key Lessons the Latest Slack Outage Taught Us

OverOps

It was a beautiful day – July 22nd, 2019 – the hum of computers filled the air. Slack deployed a massive update to their desktop app that was supposed to increase load time and decrease memory consumption. What a stride!

Icebreakers: Absolute Waste Of Time Or Do They Add Value?

Scrum.org

Using icebreakers to open a session is controversial to some people. I have attended many sessions in the past with different icebreakers and have facilitated many myself.

The Human Value in Driving Automated DevOps Testing

Kovair - DevOps

The increasing demand for IT companies to deliver high-quality software at a rapid speed has made it compulsory to shift towards using Agile and DevOps. The post The Human Value in Driving Automated DevOps Testing appeared first on Kovair Blog.