December, 2022

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10 Key Employee Retention Strategies In Tech

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Goodbyes are dreadful. Especially, when they come one after the other—from your employees who joined just 6 months back. They are just running after a competitive salary.”. They are just underperformers who don’t have the skills to work with us.”. They weren’t ready to work 12+ hours.”.

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Looking to the Future of Developer Experience

DevOps.com

Developer experience is where it’s at! Developer experience (DX) means taking a user experience approach to the developer journey. DX (also abbreviated as DevEx) is commonly applied to areas like documentation, sandbox environments, SDK ergonomics and more.

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How can a Scrum Master serve the organization?

Scrum.org

How can a Scrum Master serve the organization? . There is a very sad joke about Agile Coaches and Scrum Masters regarding work at organization level – “an Agile Coach is a person who works with the organization and makes sure the Scrum Master doesn’t ”.

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Why Are Big Companies Losing to Startups?

CEO Insider

“You suck at innovation.” I unfortunately have to tell corporations this all the time. Why is it that a corporate employee can come up with an innovative idea and get nowhere with it?

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Fail Well, Pivot Fast: Product Experimentation for Continuous Discovery

Speaker: William Haas Evans - Principal Consultant, Head of Product Strategy & Design Practice, Kuroshio Consulting

This presentation will explore the basics of the scientific method and examine how proper experimental design, multiple hypothesis testing, cohort analysis, and split testing can effectively reduce batch size and lead to validated insights. You'll leave the webinar with a new understanding of how to experiment in a way that generates real insights, not just noise.

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The need for DevSecOps in the embedded world

Xebia

Have you ever wondered why the embedded development industry is behind others when it comes to security? Or how web application developers improved their security maturity over the years?

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After the layoff: How to support your team when it just got smaller

Let's Grow Leaders

Practical Tips to Help You and Your Team Heal. After a Heartwrenching Layoff. My LinkedIn feed and email inbox are filled with news of layoffs and reorganizations causing unexpected career turbulence.

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5 Fundamental Concepts of Object Oriented Programming

The Crazy Programmer

Object-oriented programming is a programming model that revolves around an object or entity. Object-oriented programming has been an enormous success for both developers and programmers.

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How To Do Tech Recruitment Marketing Efficiently?

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Indeed it’s true that 2020 was a tough year for the whole world to handle. However, the adverse effect of the pandemic also created new opportunities for people. It changed the way companies work. Remote working suddenly became the talk of the town.

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Migration to AWS Cloud: Do’s and Don’ts

DevOps.com

What if one day, you were told to migrate to AWS/GCP/Azure/any other cloud provider? It would likely introduce some stress, to understate the case, right?

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Subsurface: The Ultimate Data Lakehouse Conference

Speaker: Panel Speakers

We’ve just opened registration for Subsurface LIVE 2023! Learn how to innovate with open source technologies such as Apache Arrow, Delta Lake, and more. Register now to secure your spot at Subsurface LIVE being held March 1-2, 2023.

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Switching to Go – First Impressions

Henrik Warne

A few months ago I switched to working in Go. Before that, my main language was Python for many years. The change to Go has been very smooth, without any major surprises or stumbling blocks. This may partly be because in the past I have also worked in both C++ and Java.

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What I have been working on: Modal

Erik Bernhardsson

Long story short: I'm working on a super cool tool called Modal. Please check it out — it lets you run things in the cloud without having to think about infrastructure. Scaling out, scheduling, containerization, using GPUs, setting up webhooks, and all kinds of other stuff. It's primarily meant for data teams. We aren't quite live, but you can sign up for our waitlist. Context. Most of my career has been in data.

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Ten Common Mistakes New Managers Make

Let's Grow Leaders

How to Avoid the Most Common Mistakes New Managers Make. So many new managers don’t receive the training or skills they need to be effective, lead their teams, and achieve meaningful results.

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ASCII vs UNICODE – Difference Between Both

The Crazy Programmer

Unicode and ASCII are now the two-character encoding systems that are most extensively used worldwide. We can process, share and store text in any language through unicode encoding, as opposed to ASCII, which is used to represent text in computers as symbols, characters, and numbers. What is ASCII?

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Data Value Scorecard Report

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

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Introducing a product delivery culture at Etsy

Martin Fowler

A second article exploring the challenges Etsy faced as it scaled up.

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7 Recruitment Trends That Will Impact Talent Acquisition in 2023

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

New year. New you. New recruitment trends. And with this, you need to tweak your ongoing strategies to find the best tech talent. Some trends will continue to stay the same while others will want you to multiply your ongoing efforts with a new approach.

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Don't make this planning mistake during Product Backlog refinement in Scrum

Scrum.org

The refinement process for those practicing Scrum determines the detail, order and size of the items in the Product Backlog. The purpose is to ensure that we have the highest-ordered Product Backlog items (PBIs) ready to Sprint.

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Why do we need to submit this year?

Agile Alliance

You’ve read enough by now about what the pandemic did to us all. We fled our office spaces trying to stay safe. In-person events were canceled because we all weren’t comfortable attending.

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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.

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Benefits of Scrum

3back

In today's evolving global labor market, the benefits of Scrum development methodologies are becoming increasingly apparent.

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Decomposition in DBMS – Lossless and Lossy

The Crazy Programmer

Decomposition means dividing a large and complex table into multiple small and easy tables. This removes redundancy, anomalies, and inconsistency in a database. This is the first stage of normalization.

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Finding accounts to follow on Mastodon

Martin Fowler

My latest post on Exploring Mastodon looks at how I go about finding people to follow on a site without an algorithm that tries to pick posts for you.

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Changing how we change

Xebia

What do you do when you want something to change in your company or on your team? When your team tries to change, does it stick to new things or are you back to the old ways after a few weeks? . How to make meaningful change that actually lasts is a challenge all teams and companies face.

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12 Considerations When Evaluating Data Lake Engine Vendors for Analytics and BI

Businesses today compete on their ability to turn big data into essential business insights. Modern enterprises leverage cloud data lakes as the platform used to store data. 57% of the enterprises currently using a data lake cite improved business agility as a benefit.

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How can Product Owners get maximum value from Scrum?

Scrum.org

Scrum is a lightweight framework for solving complex problems. Therefore, the mechanics, as shown in the next picture, are relatively easy to understand: . It's the Scrum Master's job to bring the Scrum framework to life. And yet that is no guarantee that the product will be successful.

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An interview with outgoing Board Member Ellen Grove

Agile Alliance

An interview with Ellen Grove about what it was like to serve on the Agile Alliance board, including the highs and lows, some surprising things they learned, and more. The post An interview with outgoing Board Member Ellen Grove first appeared on Agile Alliance. The Alliance

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Benefits of Scrum

3back

In today's evolving global labor market, the benefits of Scrum development methodologies are becoming increasingly apparent.

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Tim Berners-Lee Biography

The Crazy Programmer

Tim Berners-Lee, the man who created the World Wide Web, never set out to change the world when he developed what would become one of the most important inventions of our time.

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Checklist Report: Preparing for the Next-Generation Cloud Data Architecture

Data architectures have evolved dramatically. It is time to reconsider the fundamental ways that information is accumulated, managed, and then provisioned to the different downstream data consumers.

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The impact of a product delivery culture at Etsy

Martin Fowler

Tim Cochran   completes his tale of how Etsy build a product delivery culture to help clear bottlenecks as they scaled. He discusses lean portfolio management, stronger product and engineering collaboration, and assess the impact of this initiative. more…. skip-home-page

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AWS Disaster Recovery Strategies – PoC with Terraform

Xebia

Intro. A regional failure is an uncommon event in AWS (and other Public Cloud providers), where all Availability Zones (AZs) within a region are affected by any condition that impedes the correct functioning of the provisioned Cloud infrastructure.

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What Is Personal Scrum?

Scrum.org

For 10 years I have been using an adapted version of Scrum to organise my personal and professional life. I call this the Personal Scrum System. The Personal Scrum System is simple, and it works! It can help you achieve your Goals, whatever they might be.

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