April, 2021

Software infrastructure 2.0: a wishlist

Erik Bernhardsson

Software infrastructure (by which I include everything ending with *aaS, or anything remotely similar to it) is an exciting field, in particular because (despite what the neo-luddites may say) it keeps getting better every year! I love working with something that moves so quickly.

Escaping the Death Spiral of Your Agile Transformation

Agile Alliance

This entry was written as part of the Supporting Agile Adoption program, an Agile Alliance initiative dedicated to supporting organizations and their people become more Agile. Almost all of us have seen Agile transformations being disrupted by external factors.

Agile 215
Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

What is Organizational Agility, Really?

Scrum.org

So what is organizational agility? Have you ever noticed people keep talking about things, but they've not aligned with what their words mean? I have seen agility measured as the number of "agile teams" and the "number of training attendees" more often than I like to admit. .

Agile 193

Shells Review – Best Personal Cloud Computer

The Crazy Programmer

Cloud technology is the new normal for tech-savvy people who consider themselves Digital Nomads. With the rise in a shift towards cloud technology, especially IT people, have changed the way they work.

Cloud 285

How to Reach Peak Performance With the Product Management Organizational Health Checklist

Speaker: Rina Vernovskaya, CEO, 280 Group; and Roger Snyder, VP of Marketing, 280 Group

The degree of maturity of your product management organization can directly drive your ability to satisfy customers and become more profitable. Our Product Management Organizational Health Checklist and on-demand webinar can help.

Recruiting Software Developers – Coding Tests

Henrik Warne

For the past few months, I have been interviewing with several companies. In all cases, one or more coding tests were included. I have also been on the interviewing side, evaluating a coding test. Here are my thoughts on the process. Are coding tests needed?

More Trending

“The main rival, Bitcoin, is very primitive compared to Ethereum”, Rob Zel, Bitni’s founder claims

CTOvision

The launch of Bitcoin over a decade ago opened up opportunities for the development and launch of a ton of other cryptocurrencies, Ethereum being the foremost. Often compared to Bitcoin, Ethereum 2.0 is a truly decentralized P2P (peer-to-peer) blockchain-powered cryptocurrency.

Agile: Harnessing Human Motivation

Agile Alliance

Agile is built on many ideas (Kaizan, Lean, Kanban, etc.), but one of the most important is a body of research into human motivation.

Agile 229

5 DevOps Mistakes to Avoid

Flexagon

The following is a summary of the information covered in the webinar: 5 DevOps Mistakes to Avoid. You can watch the recording here. Most enterprises are somewhere along their DevOps journey to address software delivery challenges concerning cost, speed, and quality.

DevOps 150

Sencha Announces Release of Ext JS 7.4 at Annual SenchaCon Virtual Conference

The Crazy Programmer

Austin, Texas – Apr. 22, 2021 Sencha, a portfolio company of IDERA, Inc., announced the release of 7.4 during its annual virtual developer conference, SenchaCon.

Bridging the Online and Offline: How to Apply Product Thinking to Expanding Your eCommerce Business

Speaker: John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude

In a post-COVID world, online retailers are forced to reevaluate their position and address the challenge of adopting new customer experiences. Even brick and mortar businesses are integrating more digital approaches to CX -- testing out loyalty programs and subscription-based models. Join John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude, for this enlightening discussion on the current state of the ecommerce landscape.

More Good Programming Quotes, Part 5

Henrik Warne

Here are more good programming quotes I have found since my last post. Programming. “It has been said that the great scientific disciplines are examples of giants standing on the shoulders of other giants.

Bitemporal History

Martin Fowler

It's often necessary to access the historical values of some property. But sometimes this history itself needs to be modified in response to retroactive updates.

203
203

Avalanche (AVAX) integrates with The Graph (GRT)

CTOvision

Decentralized smart contracts platform, Avalanche, has integrated with The Graph to expand querying and indexing on the platform.

Advancing Your Agile Career Through Speaking

Agile Alliance

We are still accepting speakers for Agile2021, but time is running out! Please see our submissions page to learn how you can become a speaker.

Agile 219

The Importance of PCI Compliance and Data Ownership When Issuing Payment Cards

This eBook provides a practical explanation of the different PCI compliance approaches that payment card issuers can adopt, as well as the importance of both protecting user PII and gaining ownership and portability of their sensitive data.

Are Remote Internships A New Fad Or Are They Here To Stay?

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

The intern hiring season (beginning in February) usually serves as a breath of fresh air, and offers an undisturbed, fresh talent pool for companies. Throwing a full-fledged spanner in the works, however, last year’s pandemic led to nation-wide lockdowns, and shuttered campuses and offices.

What is Multiprogramming Operating System

The Crazy Programmer

In the present computer, many parallel application processes are required to execute to run the system. This is now the function of the OS to control & control all the processes efficiently and effectively which is conversely the paramount function of the operating system.

PO Interview Questions — The Product Backlog and Refinement

Scrum.org

TL; DR: Product Owner Interview Questions — The Product Backlog and Refinement. If you are looking to fill a position for a Product Owner in your organization, you may find the following 71 interview questions useful to identify the right candidate.

SCRUM 199

Systems Thinking: define the problem, results and behaviour

Xebia

Great landing, wrong airport I read this phrase a while ago and it got to me. It fitted the projects I was working on. <Enter <Enter attentional bias> These organisations I was working with were building great solutions (technically).

System 130

How to Scale a Data Literacy Program at Your Organization

Speaker: Megan Brown, Director, Data Literacy at Starbucks; Mariska Veenhof-Bulten, Business Intelligence Lead at bol.com; and Jennifer Wheeler, Director, IT Data and Analytics at Cardinal Health

Join data & analytics leaders from Starbucks, Cardinal Health, and bol.com for a webinar panel discussion on scaling data literacy skills across your organization with a clear strategy, a pragmatic roadmap, and executive buy-in.

Palo Alto Networks latest security giant accused of patent infringement

CTOvision

A company is suing Palo Alto Networks for patent infringement, alleging that proprietary technologies were demonstrated to the cybersecurity giant, then used in a number of its major security products and systems.

Upcoming Agile Community Events in April, May, and June

Agile Alliance

While we’re all really excited about the big events on the horizon, I want to give a quick shout out to some upcoming Agile community events which are sponsored by Agile Alliance. Community is what we do. APRIL April 22: If you’re looking for ideas about how to find a new job or … Continued.

Agile 202

This Is Recruiting: How To Limit Bias In Tech Recruiting?

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Domina McQuade, Microsoft Azure’s Senior Recruiting Manager had some interesting things to share when it comes to recruiting, and all of its highs and lows. Confronting and limiting bias in tech recruiting comes with education and experience.

Polish Notation in Data Structure

The Crazy Programmer

In this article, we will look into Polish notation in Data Structures. We will discuss its types along with some examples and the use of such notations in general. Polish Notation is a general form of expressing mathematical, logical and algebraic equations.

Data 148

Assess and Advance Your Organization’s DevSecOps Practices

In this white paper, a DevSecOps maturity model is laid out for technical leaders to use to enable their organizations to stay competitive in the digital economy.

YDS: How Does a Scrum Team Handle Scope Creep?

Scrum.org

On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: How does a Scrum Team handle scope creep? Today's question asks how a Scrum Team can handle scope creep. Todd Miller and Ryan Ripley discuss push and pull systems and how Developers pull work into a Sprint.

SCRUM 196

Secure Deployment: 10 Pointers on Secrets Management

Xebia

In a previous blog we talked about secure deployment. Secrets management is an important part of that. So what does that mean? In this blog we’ll give some pointers on how to do secrets management well in the perspective of a secure deployment.

Tools 130

Goldman close to offering Bitcoin to private wealth clients

CTOvision

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. is close to offering investment vehicles for Bitcoin and other digital assets to clients of its private wealth management unit. ?We

Groups 146

A Huge Thank You to Agile Alliance Volunteers

Agile Alliance

April 18-24th, 2021 is Volunteer Week in the US and Canada, and at Agile Alliance we recognize that much of our work and service to the community is accomplished through the hard work of many volunteers.

Agile 194

Boost Your IT Success by Making the Move From Project-Driven to Product-Led

According to Gartner, 85% of organizations have adopted, or plan to adopt, a transition from being project-driven to product-led. Learn how to shape and accelerate digital innovation through a fundamental shift to a product-centric organization.

Successful Digital Transformation: It’s About Strategy

DevOps.com

While having a mature digital enterprise helped organizations to better survive – and even thrive, in some cases – the pandemic, that’s not the primary reason why organizations will continue to invest in their digital transformation efforts.

2-3-4 Trees – Properties, Insertion, Deletion, Time Complexity & Applications

The Crazy Programmer

In this article, we will learn about 2-3-4 Trees. We will look at the creation of 2-3-4 trees and look at the operations performed on this trees with examples. We will also look at the time for each operation and its applications. 2-3-4 Tree is a Self-balancing, Multiway Search Tree.

The Coaching Conversation Canvas

Scrum.org

One of the most often used skills and stances in the daily life of a Scrum Master probably is coaching. I'm talking coaching as in the definition of e.g. the Agile Coaching Institute .