June, 2022

Effective Software Testing – A Developer’s Guide

Henrik Warne

I recently finished Effective Software Testing – A Developer’s Guide by Maurício Aniche , and I really liked it. I have been coding for a long time and I think I have been writing pretty good tests for the features I have implemented. Even so, I found this book quite valuable. Particularly the chapters on how to systematically come up with test cases based on the specification, inputs, outputs and the structure of the implementation.

10 Key Trends of Digital Transformation in Healthcare in 2022

OTS Solutions

The COVID-19 pandemic fundamentally altered healthcare in 2020. Still, in 2021, a new set of problems has emerged, including more potent COVID-19 variations and overflowing hospitals attempting to treat both people with and without the virus.


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Product Backlog Building Canvas

Martin Fowler

Many software teams describe desired product capabilities as a product backlog: a list of user stories. These stories capture who needs the work, what the work is, and why it's needed.

Yet Another Change at Work: How to Help Your Exhausted Team

Let's Grow Leaders

To prevent constant change from taking a toll on your team start with empathy and inclusive conversation. “It’s not that my team’s resistant to change. In fact, it’s the exact opposite.

Monetizing Analytics Features: Why Data Visualization Will Never Be Enough

Five years ago, data visualizations were a powerful way to differentiate a software application. Today, free visualizations seem to be everywhere. Two trends are forcing application providers to rethink how they offer analytics in their products.

What is Filegroup in Sql Server? When & How to Create?

The Crazy Programmer

SQL Server database is a term you’re probably already familiar with. When it comes to storing large amounts of data, databases are extremely useful. And as you’ve figured out, SQL Server’s default settings aren’t always the best.

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What Top Developers Are Looking For In Their Next Job: A Data-Backed Answer

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

The tech industry was one of the hardest hit industries due to the Great Resignation. More than 4.5 million people in the U.S. voluntarily left their jobs in November, according to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics.

How Cloud Technology is Shaping The Future of Healthcare Industry

OTS Solutions

Cloud Solutions for Healthcare Industry: Cloud Computing has come a long way. When it was first introduced, it was meant to solve a very simple problem: how to share large amounts of data between people across different locations and different organizations.

Remote Work and Scrum


I am sure everyone has seen Elon Musk’s email to his team at Tesla telling them they needed to get back in the office. Elon has joined other high-profile companies such as Netflix and Goldman Sachs making work in the office mandatory.


How Managers (unintentionally) Roadblock an Empowered Team

Let's Grow Leaders

Empowered teams will transform results, solve problems you didn’t know exist, and rapidly respond to change. Most managers will say they want those outcomes and that they believe in an empowered team, but unintentionally prevent their teams from doing their best.

The Changing World of HR: Prepare Your HCM for the Future

Speaker: Mark Stelzner - Founder & Managing Principal at IA

Join Mark Stelzner of IA as he discusses how to optimize your current HCM system and the opportunities for new tech.

Top 10 Computer Science Universities in USA 2022

The Crazy Programmer

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Some thoughts on Pride in 2022

Agile Alliance

Agile Alliance Chair Heidi Musser reflects on Pride month, the history of the LGBTQ+ movement, and an Agile community that encourages and supports diversity, equity, and inclusion of all humans. The post Some thoughts on Pride in 2022 first appeared on Agile Alliance. The Alliance

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What We Learnt From Target’s Diversity And Inclusion Strategy

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Having a diversity and inclusion strategy for an organization helps foster a diverse workplace where everyone feels comfortable and accepted and to leverage diversity as a driving force for growth and competitive advantage.

Module Parameter Defaults with the Terraform Object Type


In this post, I will walk you through the challenges I’ve faced when adopting the object type in my Terraform 0.12 modules and the solutions I came up with to work around the caveats. As an example, I will use the google_storage_bucket resource, as this is part of one of the modules I’ve built.

6 Steps to More Streamlined Data Modeling

Are you a developer, database architect, or database administrator that's new to Cassandra, but been tasked with developing a plan for implementing the technology anyway? Worry no more. Discover a streamlined methodical approach to Apache Cassandra® data modeling.

Meaning of purpose


In recent years, the Scrum Guide 2020 mentioned that the Product Backlog need s to be committed to the Product Goal, the Sprint Backlog needs to be committed to the Sprint Goal and become an integral part of the Scrum framework.


How to Overcome Proximity Bias for a Better Hybrid Team

Let's Grow Leaders

Avoid the Unconscious Proximity Bias Frustrating Your Hybrid Team. Like most forms of accidental discrimination, proximity bias is tricky. Human-centered managers don’t set out to treat remote workers differently. And yet, it’s easy to screw up in subtle, often unconscious ways.

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How to Become a Software Developer Fast?

The Crazy Programmer

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) forecasts a 22% growth in employment rate for software developers, quality assurance analysts, and testers from 2019 to 2029 — which exceeds, by the 4% average for all employers.

What we learned from descaling 25 Scrum teams

Agile Alliance

What happens when you descale? We learned that some additional roles and events are needed to address cross-team and cross-organizational alignment and prioritization, when our organization went from a ‘Spotify-inspired” setup to a descaled setup with 25 stand-alone autonomous Scrum teams.

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Modern Data Architecture for Embedded Analytics

Data has gone from a mere result of applications & processes to being crowned king. Picking the right avenue to data architecture depends on your organization’s needs. Development teams should build in stages, starting with a task that can be solved.

Survey Shows Correlation Between Open Source, DevOps Skills Demand


A survey published this week by the Linux Foundation suggested enterprise IT organizations now prefer to hire IT professionals that have both open source software and DevOps experience. Conducted in collaboration with edX, a leading global online learning platform from 2U, Inc.,

Four tips to better structure Terraform projects


Infrastructure as Code (IaC) codifies the provisioning of infrastructure. This way it can take advantage of software engineering best practices to produce faster and consistent deployment of infrastructure.

What to consider in your transition to Scrum


When people ask me the best way for their team to transition to Scrum, I have to tell them that there isn’t an easy answer because every organization is unique. Keeping that in mind, here are some general steps to consider if implementing Scrum is on your horizon. .


Leading with the Psychology of Belonging with DDS Dobson-Smith

Let's Grow Leaders

Does your company or organization have trouble attracting and retaining people from diverse and underrepresented communities? Does your organizational culture suffer from low morale, exclusive cliques, or microaggressions you don’t know how to address?

10 Rules to More Streamlined Data Modeling

Apache Kafka is a powerful piece of software that can solve a lot of problems. Like most libraries and frameworks, you get out of it what you put into it. Learn 10 rules that will help you perfect your Kafka system to get ahead.

CCNA vs CCNP – Detailed Guide and Differences

The Crazy Programmer

CCNA and CCNP, both are Cisco approved certification courses, which are very popular among those who seek a career in the computer networking line. Cisco is a very reputed and well-settled organization that manufactures and sells network-related equipment and solutions.

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Uncover the unknown with Gemba Troika Consulting

Agile Alliance

Knowledge sharing in large groups of Scrum Masters is a challenge. Prior to the Covid-19 outbreak it was an issue in SimCorp, and the pandemic did not improve this situation at all. All collaboration happened online, and the challenge for SimCorp’s 40 Scrum masters grew.

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Developer’s Guide to Web Application Security


When it comes to security, there are many vulnerabilities that can leave your website or web app open to attack. In this article, we’ll go over 15 common web application security vulnerabilities and how you can prevent them.

Coach your Architects in Agile Architecture!


When companies transform towards an agile and DevOps way of working, they sometimes ask how to proceed with architects. Some companies ignore architects in their transformation, some will upskill their architects, and some will make the DevOps teams responsible for the architecture.

Blueprint to Modernize Analytics

The longer you wait to modernize your application’s analytics, the longer it will take for you to realize this value. A blueprint helps you define your new solution, plot out how to get there, and determine what you’ll need in terms of time and resources.

Don't Learn Scrum from Jira


. Robb: So last week we put out something about, “Don't learn Scrum from a tool”, and I'd love to clarify a little bit more what we mean by that. So, Greg, have you ever used Jira? Greg: Yeah, I have used Jira. Robb: Fantastic tool. Isn’t it? Greg: Complicated, but potentially fantastic tool.


How Do I Create More Inclusion on Hybrid Team? (Avoid Proximity Bias) [VIDEO]

Let's Grow Leaders

Is proximity bias really a thing? askingforafriend. Karin, with our new work-from-home policy, and flexible work arrangements, I have some of my team working from home most of the time. And, other team members are choosing to come into the office (as am I).

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FusionGrid – Javascript Data Grid Component to Speed Up App Development

The Crazy Programmer

Since its inception in 2002, the developers at FusionCharts have worked hard to secure the computational resources in multi-institutional surroundings for their geographically dispersed users.