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.

Ask the "Right" Questions: Your Analytics-Guided Product Strategy

Speaker: Yoav Yechiam, Founder and Head Instructor, productMBA

Analytics are highly important for product managers - and yet, analytic implementations often fail to actually help us. It's not the technology, and it's not the tactics. In most cases, it's our approach that's misguiding us! Analytics are there to answer important product questions, not just to collect data. How can we be mindful of our analytics so they enable us, rather than confine us? Join Yoav Yechiam, Founder and head instructor at productMBA, as he explains best practices for a data-guided strategy that helps product managers get to the "why" of their biggest product goals.

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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What is Web Hosting? And Why Do I Need it?

The Crazy Programmer

Some of the newbies think that buying a domain name is enough to get a website live. But domain is just a name by which people will recognize your website! What makes a website active on the internet though is a website hosting.

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.

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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.

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The Changing Role of CX Testing in Digital Transformation

Speaker: Diego Lo Giudice and Chad Hendren

With new competition emerging every day, businesses are transforming themselves, and using software as a means to drive differentiation. Digital transformation has become a key initiative for businesses across the globe, and CX is ground zero. Register now for this webinar and hear from Cyara and their guest speaker, Diego Lo Giudice of Forrester, how testing and QA practices are changing to enable and accelerate digital transformation.

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.

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 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.

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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What Is (and Isn’t) Product Management?

Speaker: Steve Johnson, VP of Products, Pragmatic Institute

Product Management is one of the most exciting - and most misunderstood - functions in technical organizations. Is it strategic or tactical? Is it a planning role or a support role? Many product professionals are unclear about what is (and isn't) product management. After all, product management spans many activities from business planning to market readiness. In this session, we’ll examine many product activities and artifacts for product strategy, planning, and growth, and introduce a simple tool that you can use in your organization to clarify the roles of product management and others. Steve Johnson explores the many roles of Product Management in this fun talk focused on why product managers should obsess on problems instead of solutions.

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.

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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Steps 6 & 7 of extracting a data-rich service

Martin Fowler

Two steps today from Praful's service extraction article. Step 6 creates a new database for the service and 7 syncs the data from the monolith. more…. skip-home-page

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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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Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

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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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.

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.

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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Embedded BI and Analytics: Best Practices to Monetize Your Data

Speaker: Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst

By creating innovative analytics products and expanding into new markets, more and more companies are discovering new potential revenue streams. Join Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst, as he walks you through how data that you're likely already collecting can be transformed into revenue!

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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Case studies in data ethics

O'Reilly Media - Data

These studies provide a foundation for discussing ethical issues so we can better integrate data ethics in real life. To help us think seriously about data ethics, we need case studies that we can discuss, argue about, and come to terms with as we engage with the real world.

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.

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.

Plan for Product Launch Success with Data and Analytics

Speaker: Piyanka Jain, President and CEO, Aryng

When you launch new feature (or an entirely new product), there are many questions that you'll need to answer. Is the feature being adopted? Do your customers like it, or does it need to be improved? Was the launch successful? Well, that all depends on how you define success. Join Piyanka Jain, President and CEO of Aryng, as she explains why - and how - you should use data and analytics to define and track a successful launch.