July, 2021

What is DevSecOps? Why Is It So Popular?

The Crazy Programmer

In recent years, DevSecOps has risen in popularity to an extraordinary extent. It has changed the way in which developers approach security and creating code for applications. It has led to projects being secured from start to finish and has increased productivity among developers.

Scrum for Digital Marketing—Control the Chaos and Deliver Value

Agile Alliance

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Teaching Agile in Schools: The Triumphs and Enlightenments

Agile Alliance

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Book Review: A Philosophy of Software Design

Henrik Warne

I really liked A Philosophy of Software Design by John Ousterhout. It is compact and short, only 170 pages, so it is a quick read, but it contains many good ideas. The focus is on how to structure systems to make them easy to understand and work with.

Build Your Open Data Lakehouse on Apache Iceberg

Speaker: Veena Vasudevan and Jason Hughes

In this webinar, Dremio and AWS will discuss the most common challenges in data architecture and how to overcome them with an open data lakehouse architecture on AWS. Sign up now!

An example: Integration Middleware Removal

Martin Fowler

To illustrate how these patterns work in practice, Ian, Rob, and James describe an example of how one of our teams used a number of Legacy Modernization Patterns to successfully replace integration middleware critical to the operation of their client's business as part of a larger legacy modernization programme.

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3 Cybersecurity Technologies You Should Know

The Crazy Programmer

Cybersecurity is more critical than ever in today’s modern world, especially with news of ransomware attacks and other forms of malware on the rise.

What is the right level of specialization? For data teams and anyone else.

Erik Bernhardsson

This isn't as much of a blog post as an elaboration of a tweet I posted the other day: I think this specialization of data teams into 99 different roles (data scientist, data engineer, analytics engineer, ML engineer etc) is generally a bad thing driven by the fact that tools are bad and too hard to use — Erik Bernhardsson (@fulhack) July 21, 2021. This seem to have resonated with a lot of people, but for whatever reason, it ended up being a lot more polarizing than I thought!

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No Estimates at Scale in the US Federal Government

Agile Alliance

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60 Questions for the New Scrum Master — Take them to the Team!

Scrum.org

TL; DR: 60 Questions for the New Scrum Master. Congratulations on your new Scrum Master position! Now what? What has served me well over the years is a combination of observation and asking questions.

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7 Winning Lead Generation Strategies to Drive Growth

As B2B companies pivot to keep pace with a quickly changing marketplace, a data-centric approach to lead generation can be the difference between remaining competitive or being left behind. Get real-world examples and inspiration from leading B2B businesses in this whitepaper.

Patterns of Legacy Displacement

Martin Fowler

My colleagues do a lot of work that involves replacing legacy software systems. Three of my colleagues - Ian Cartwright, Rob Horn, and James Lewis - have started to capture their experience and advice for this is a collection of patterns.

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Developer Turnover

DevOps.com

The post Developer Turnover appeared first on DevOps.com. ROELBOB custom software development employment timelines humor parody satire

History of Computer Graphics – 1950s to 2010s

The Crazy Programmer

In this article, we will study how the present graphics have evolved over time, thus helping us interact with such great interfaces and enriching our user experience. 1950s.

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Article: GitHub’s Journey From Monolith to Microservices

InfoQ Articles

This article explores GitHub's recent journey towards a microservices architecture.

Omnichannel is Multichannel 2.0

Multichannel and omnichannel marketing are not the same. Many organizations are striving for omnichannel, but it can be a daunting journey—unless you have a map. Download your copy of the ultimate omnichannel guide today!

Agile2021: With a Little Help from Our Friends

Agile Alliance

As we put the finishing touches on Agile2021, let’s take a moment to acknowledge the contributions of the people and organizations who help to make this event so special. The post Agile2021: With a Little Help from Our Friends first appeared on Agile Alliance. The Alliance

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Making Measurement Meaningful with Evidence-Based Management

Scrum.org

More than ever, organizations must focus on their investments and efforts. The ability for organizations to be agile is what will help them pivot and sustain.

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Feature Parity

Martin Fowler

On many occasions when my colleagues find themselves talking to IT executives they hear how the executives have a suite of aging applications built using soon to be, if not already end of life technologies.

12 Ways to Bake Security Into a DevOps Transformation

DevOps.com

Security has become an integral part of any DevOps transformation. According to the Upskilling 2021: Enterprise DevOps Skills Report, DevSecOps achieved a must-have percentage vote of 56% in the automation tool category.

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Data Value Scorecard Report

This report examines the quantitative research of data leaders on data value and return on investment.

History of Oracle Database

The Crazy Programmer

Oracle is a Database Management System that is used across the world in various companies. Oracle makes use of SQL or ‘Sequel’ language for data manipulation & operations on data. Today, in this article, we will check out the History of Oracle database.

Heuristics for Effective Software Development: A continuously evolving list.*

Allen Holub

Without psychological safety, respect, and trust, none of the following is possible. Process exists in service of people; the people come first. The best ways to work are collaborative. Negotiation is not collaboration.

Thank You to Everyone Who Made Agile2021 Such a Success

Agile Alliance

As we wrap up Agile2021, our first foray into running a large-scale global virtual conference, we’d like to take a moment to thank everyone who helped in making this event successful. The post Thank You to Everyone Who Made Agile2021 Such a Success first appeared on Agile Alliance.

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10 Success Factors To Resolve Zombie Scrum

Scrum.org

In December 2020, Johannes Schartau , Christiaan Verwijs , and I published the Zombie Scrum Survival Guide. We wrote it to help readers understand why Scrum so often descends into Zombie Scrum and to offer practical and down-to-earth help.

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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.

Follower Reads

Martin Fowler

When you are using Leaders and Followers, you can use Follower Reads to achieve better throughput and lower latency. However there is always a replication lag between the leader and the followers, so you may need to take action to preserve consistency. more…. skip-home-page

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The Move Away from Monolithic Application Development

DevOps.com

Shifting from monolithic application development Businesses need agility to deliver better services, meet changing requirements, and seize new opportunities as they arise. At the heart of many efforts are applications based on modern development strategies and techniques.

How to Make a Game App – 6 Steps You Need to Take

The Crazy Programmer

There is no denying the fact that building your own gaming app creates a lot of potential revenue for the app developers. We have a lot of examples to cite this fact, starting from Angry Birds to Candy Crush and many more.

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Hidden Bugs in The Mines: Examining Vulnerabilities within Cryptocurrency Miners

Lacework

Key Points XMRigCC vulnerabilities enable rogue clients/compromised hosts/victims to attack upstream servers.

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TCO Considerations of Using a Cloud Data Warehouse for BI and Analytics

Enterprises poured $73 billion into data management software in 2020 – but are seeing very little return on their data investments. 22% of data leaders surveyed have fully realized ROI in the past two years, with 56% having no consistent way of measuring it.

Testing Assumptions at the Minimum Viable Conference

Agile Alliance

A quick recap of our Minimum Viable Conference event, a warm-up to THE Agile event of the year, Agile2021, happening online around the world from July 19-22, 2021. The post Testing Assumptions at the Minimum Viable Conference first appeared on Agile Alliance. The Alliance Featured

Can Scrum work for hard deadlines?

Scrum.org

If you’ve ever wondered whether Scrum can work for hard deadlines, the answer is – yes! Not only can Scrum work in these situations, but in my experience, using this agile framework increases the probability of meeting challenging deadlines.

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Extract Product Lines

Martin Fowler

To do effective legacy displacement, we need to figure out how to break down the problem into manageable pieces. Extract Product Lines does this by identifying product lines and using them as the basis for migration. more…. skip-home-page

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