August, 2018

Completing the extraction of a data-rich service

Martin Fowler

Praful completes the steps of extracting a data rich service by pointing the new service to the new database and removing the dead logic and schema from the monolith.

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3 Reasons Why Version Control is a Must for Every DevOps Team

OverOps

Do you have any files on your computer called something like DocFinalFinalFinal1_2.pdf ? If you do, then you probably already understand the basic value of version control.

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Best Mobile Analytics Tools Comparison

VironIT

Analytics plays an essential role in marketing activities strategy. With analytics tools, you can measure the number of downloads, the amount of money they brought you, even the most recent opinions on your app.

I don't want to learn your garbage query language

Erik Bernhardsson

This is a bit of a rant but I really don’t like software that invents its own query language. There’s a trillion different ORMs out there. Another trillion databases with their own query language.

The 5 Levels of Analytics Maturity

Basic dashboards used to be enough to thrill end users. But over time, modern capabilities have emerged—and bare-minimum features are no longer cutting it. How have analytics changed? And where do your BI offerings fall? Find out sophisticated ways to future-proof your application. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

Why a matrix organisational structure will destroy your company

Evolution4all

The organisational structure is extremely important for the success of any business. In this blog post, I will explore how a matrix organisational structure built in the style of a matrix organisation can harm your company.

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Agile Australia Keynote: State of Agile in 2018

Martin Fowler

The transcript of my Agile Australia keynote on agile in 2018. I comment that although agile is now mainstream, much of what is done is faux-agile. I outline three main challenges: stop Agile Industrial Complex imposing process. raise importance of tech excellence. prefer products over projects. and one reason to be optimistic.

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4 Reasons Log Files Suck and How to Enrich Your Splunk with Code-Aware Machine Data

OverOps

Most organizations know of and probably use, Splunk. It helps aggregate and simplify machine data for dev and ops teams, allowing them to capture, index, and correlate real-time data in a searchable repository.

How To 207

5 findings from O'Reilly's machine learning adoption survey companies should know

O'Reilly Media - Data

New survey results highlight the ways organizations are handling machine learning's move to the mainstream. As machine learning has become more widely adopted by businesses, O’Reilly set out to survey our audience to learn more about how companies approach this work.

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Porn extortion scam surfaces breached passwords

The Parallax

The email is alarming. Right there in its subject line is one of the recipient’s username-password pairings.

Monetizing Analytics Features: Why Data Visualizations Will Never Be Enough

Think your customers will pay more for data visualizations in your application? Five years ago they may have. But today, dashboards and visualizations have become table stakes. Discover which features will differentiate your application and maximize the ROI of your embedded analytics. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

Objective and Key Results: Engaging Your Employees To Commit to the Company Goals

Evolution4all

Objective and Key Results: How to engage your employees to commit to the company goals. Keeping everyone in your team in sync can be a real challenge especially if you don’t hold the members of your team engaged with the visions of your company.

Introduction to Django

The Crazy Programmer

Hello everyone, from today we’re going to start a new tutorial series on Django framework. In this tutorial we will cover basic introduction of Django. Before start to learn, lets have a look on some most frequently asked questions about Django.

Step 4 of extracting a data-rich service

Martin Fowler

Praful's 4th step is to build the new service, which initially uses the tables in the monolith. more…. skip-home-page

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The Must Have Metrics Any DevOps and SRE Manager Should Measure

OverOps

DevOps and SREs have dashboards to monitor services and product performance, and now it’s time for us to understand how to measure these teams’ performance as well. One significant challenge every company faces these days is measurement.

5 Early Indicators Your Embedded Analytics Will Fail

Many application teams leave embedded analytics to languish until something—an unhappy customer, plummeting revenue, a spike in customer churn—demands change. But by then, it may be too late. In this White Paper, Logi Analytics has identified 5 tell-tale signs your project is moving from “nice to have” to “needed yesterday.". Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

It's time to establish big data standards

O'Reilly Media - Data

The deployment of big data tools is being held back by the lack of standards in a number of growth areas. Technologies for streaming, storing, and querying big data have matured to the point where the computer industry can usefully establish standards.

Introduction to Object Detection

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Humans can easily detect and identify objects present in an image. The human visual system is fast and accurate and can perform complex tasks like identifying multiple objects and detect obstacles with little conscious thought.

Why Agile Portfolio Management is needed? 8 spectacular reasons…

Evolution4all

I have recently been talking with several organisation leaders about Why Agile Portfolio Management is crucial. It’s crucial to have a strategy in place to tackle this topic.

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How to Attract More Clients to Your Design Business

The Crazy Programmer

Learning design principles and programs are easy enough for anyone dedicated. The Web has given us unlimited resources from detail tutorials to communities helping us improve as designers. This love for design sparks a business idea — a way to monetize our design skills.

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Why “Build or Buy?” Is the Wrong Question for Analytics

Every time an application team gets caught up in the “build vs buy” debate, it stalls projects and delays time to revenue. There is a third option. Partnering with an analytics development platform gives you the freedom to customize a solution without the risks and long-term costs of building your own. Learn when and why it makes sense to build, buy, or take a combined approach to embedded BI. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

Step 3 of extracting a data-rich service

Martin Fowler

For step 3, Praful separates the future service's data into a separate table within the monolith. more…. skip-home-page

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Primer: The next act for security theater

The Parallax

The day after DefCon concluded this year, a prominent cybersecurity researcher and hacker known as the brain behind hacks featured on hit TV show Mr. Robot offered his resignation as the head of its security operations.

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Disease prediction using the world's largest clinical lab data set

O'Reilly Media - Data

Cristian Capdevila explains how Prognos is predicting disease. Continue reading Disease prediction using the world's largest clinical lab data set

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Business secrets from terrible people

Erik Bernhardsson

I get bored reading management books very easily and lately I’ve been reading about a wide range of almost arbitrary topics. One of the lenses I tend to read through is to see different management styles in different environments.

New Study: 2018 State of Embedded Analytics Report

Why do some embedded analytics projects succeed while others fail? We surveyed 500+ application teams embedding analytics to find out which analytics features actually move the needle. Read the 6th annual State of Embedded Analytics Report to discover new best practices. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

My Favorite Command-Line Shortcuts

Henrik Warne

I use a shell every day. Almost always, I want to repeat a previous command, or repeat it after a slight modification. A very convenient way is to use arrow-up to get the most recent command back. Another common trick is to type ctrl-r and incrementally search for a previously used command.

How Content Management Systems Dominate an Industry (And Why We Love Them)

The Crazy Programmer

Web-based businesses and entrepreneurs rely on many products and services to help them generate leads, close sales, and handle customer service. One of these crucial, modern business investments is a content management system.

Step 2 of extracting a data-rich service

Martin Fowler

Praful now moves onto the second step: creating a logical separation for the new service inside the existing monolith. more…. skip-home-page

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NSA leader to hackers: Cybersecurity’s a team sport

The Parallax

LAS VEGAS—It wasn’t so long ago that DefCon attendees enthusiastically engaged in the conference pastime “ Spot the Fed ”—clearly separating themselves from employees of federal organizations like the National Security Agency, if not demonizing them.

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The Complete Predictive Analytics Lifecycle for Application Teams

Speaker: Sriram Parthasarathy, Senior Director of Predictive Analytics, Logi Analytics

Applications with predictive analytics are able to deliver massive value to end users. But what steps should product managers take to add predictive analytics to their applications? In this webinar, we’ll walk through an end-to-end lifecycle of embedding predictive analytics inside an application. Find out how a real-world application decided what predictive questions to ask, sourced the right data, organized resources, built models, deployed predictive analytics in production, and monitored model performance over time.

The reporter’s notebook

O'Reilly Media - Data

Mark Hansen explains how computation has forever changed the practice of journalism. Continue reading The reporter’s notebook

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Create shared understanding with ‘What, So What, Now What’

Scrum.org

Liberating Structures are facilitation techniques that allow you to unleash and involve everyone in a group?—?from from extroverted to introverted and from leaders to followers. In this series of posts, we show how Liberating Structures can be used with Scrum. .

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What is change management and why is it essential for digital transformation

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

“When it comes to change management, “implementation” isn’t the end—it’s just the beginning.” ” –Beth Banks Cohen. What is change management?