April, 2020

Branching Pattern: Mainline Integration

Martin Fowler

Developers integrate their work by pulling from mainline, merging, and - if healthy - pushing back into mainline. more…. skip-home-page

An Introduction to Key Data Science Concepts

Dataiku

Here at Dataiku, we frequently stress the importance of collaboration in building a successful data team. In short, successful data science and analytics are just as much about creativity as they are about crunching numbers, and creativity flourishes in a collaborative environment. Data Basics

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Learning Scrum using Minecraft Education

Scrum.org

Facing the COVID-19 pandemic, we are all staying home for the safety of our people. This is a hard time for all of us.

Refactoring: This class is too large

Martin Fowler

Most programmers have personal projects that do important things for them personally, but never have enough time and energy to keep them in good condition. Clare is no exception, and needed to spend time getting such an unruly codebase back into line.

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

20.5 Years of XP and Agile

Henrik Warne

In the fall of 1999 I got the biggest productivity boost of my entire career as a software developer.

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Is it professional to finish the Sprint at 9pm?

Scrum.org

10' reading time . TL; DR. Sometimes, some actions seem good in the short term, but in reality mask serious dysfunctions. Working overtime in stressful situations is not a viable long-term remedy and should not be seen as a professional solution, but as a warning signal to be heard courageously.

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Coronavirus Impact: Enterprises Must Focus on What Works

DevOps.com

As the economic slowdown continues, CIOs, CFOs and enterprise technology teams continue to grapple with frozen budgets and how their enterprise will keep their operations functioning as they attempt to move forward with crucial digital transformation efforts, and possibly shelve those initiatives deemed less critical.

Women in Agile and Tech: Building a Network of Support, Learning, and Growth

Agile Alliance

This story originates sometime back in 2013 – 2014 when I started my journey to become an Agile Enabler in India. When I began, I did not find a single woman to guide me or coach me. Not blaming women for not coming forward. It was maybe because I was a novice and unaware of … Continued.

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Thriving in a complex world of uncertainty, ambiguity and volatility

Xebia

Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity – VUCA – or simply a catch-all phrase to say “it is crazy out there”. Living in a VUCA world means we have to think differently about how we organise our organisations and projects.

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Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

The Common Drawbacks of Selecting ERP Software for Small Business

OTS Solutions

Despite the technicalities of running a business, running a business can be boiled down to efficiently managing business processes. Business processes are looked at as the building blocks of a business which include sales and marketing, customer services, and virtually everything else in between.

9 steps to a great Online Agile Scrum Team

Scrum.org

. So, how’s it going? Terrible. My team are worried, we feel disconnected and I’m finding it hard to bring us back together. Sounds challenging. It is. It really is. I just don’t understand how these other teams I read about are working together so well. Hmm, how are the rest of the team feeling?

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Applications of Array

The Crazy Programmer

In this article, we are going to go through the application of an important data structure of any programming language. We are talking about arrays. . An array is a linear data structure which is used to store collection of similar type of data each of which can be accessed by using an index.

Continuous Reliability: Handling ‘Known Unknowns’ and ‘Unknown Unknowns’

OverOps

Know your unknowns with the help of continuous reliability. Let’s rewind to the year 2002 (this should give you an idea of how long I have been working in software development). Mr Donald Rumsfeld, then United States Secretary of Defense, had this to say in response to a question: .

5 Signs It's Time to Replace Your Homegrown Analytics

If you built your analytics in house, chances are your basic features are no longer enough for your end users. Is it time to move on to a more robust analytics solution with more advanced capabilities? Follow this free guide for tips on making the build to buy transition.

Understanding the Dynamics of Custom Software Development

The Crazy Programmer

Many organizations find themselves looking for software solutions that simply do not exist on the market today. After endless searching, they finally decide to seek out a software development company, like BairesDev , to turn their ideas into a reality.

Root Cause

DevOps.com

The post Root Cause appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs ROELBOB excuses humor parody root cause satire

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OverOps Partners with CloudBees to Power the Continuous Economy

OverOps

OverOps has joined the CloudBees’ Technical Alliance Partner Program (TAPP) to help the global CloudBees and Jenkins communities deliver on the promise of speed and reliability.

How to make your Zoom meetings more secure

The Parallax

Zoom , the video-conferencing app darling of the stay-at-home coronavirus era, is zooming through some cybersecurity growing pains alongside explosive growth.

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.

reCAPTCHA v2 vs v3 – Difference between reCAPTCHA v2 and v3

The Crazy Programmer

Here, in this article, you will get to learn about reCAPTCHAs, how they work, and the difference between reCAPTCHA v2 vs v3. CAPTCHAs are a popular online check designed to differentiate between real users from virtual bots.

A Conversation with Leading Expert on The Use of Deception Technologies in Cybersecurity Tony Cole

CTOvision

In this OODAcast, OODA CTO Bob Gourley was joined by Tony Cole of Attivo Networks in an interactive discussion on the state of cybersecurity, with a focus on how deception technologies can be leveraged by organizations of all sizes to mitigate risks. Tony is an icon in the cybersecurity community.

Branching Patterns: Continuous Integration

Martin Fowler

Continuous Integration: Developers do mainline integration as soon as they have a healthy commit they can share, usually less than a day's work. more…. skip-home-page

Building a PC, Part IX: Downsizing

Coding Horror

Hard to believe that I've had the same PC case since 2011, and my last serious upgrade was in 2015. I guess that's yet another sign that the PC is over , because PC upgrades have gotten really boring. It took 5 years for me to muster up the initiative to get my system fully upgraded! ??

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3 Challenges of Building Complex Dashboards with Open Source Components

Speaker: Ryan MacCarrigan, Founding Principal, LeanStudio

Many product teams use charting components and open source code libraries to get dashboards and reporting functionality quickly. But what happens when you have a growing user base and additional feature requests? Watch this webinar with Ryan MacCarrigan, Founding Principal of Lean Studio, to learn about key considerations for launching your next analytics project.

Can we have more than one Product Owner?

Scrum.org

One of the questions about Scrum I’m often asked is, “Can we have more than one Product Owner per product?” In fact, one of the few Scrum rules about the Product Owner role is, “The Product Owner is one person, not a committee.” (The The Scrum Guide).

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Handling Conflict at a Distance

Agile Alliance

Things are not what they used to be. Many are now working remotely for the first time in their lives – away from those they are used to being with five days a week. One of the challenges of working remotely is dealing with conflict when we’re apart.

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Student Registration Form in HTML with JavaScript Validation

The Crazy Programmer

In this tutorial, I will tell you how to make student registration form in html with javascript validation. Javascript is basically used to validate HTML pages in web application. Validations are basically some rules to follow when inputting values to register on-site.

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Phishers target oil and gas industry amid Covid-19 downturn

The Parallax

The oil-and-gas industry has been taking a beating as severe as any other hit hard by the Covid-19 shutdown. Tanker ships loaded with crude idle in the ocean , traders struggle to store what has already been pumped , and prices per barrel have plummeted into negative sums.

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.