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.

Data 191

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.

DevOps 255

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.

Add Value with a Dashboard Refresh: What You Need to Know

Speaker: Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant, Motivational Speaker

Dashboards and analytics can really set your application apart, but that doesn't mean you can implement them and forget about them. Are they adding value to your product? Do your users benefit from them anymore? What should be improved, and what do we have the resources to improve? Join Miles Robinson, former UX and Design Manager, as he explains the different ways to refresh your dashboards - and how to determine what's the best path to product dashboard success. You'll leave with an understanding of how to figure out the best next steps specifically for you and your application.

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.

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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.

Data 207

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.

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.

Report 167

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.

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.

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.

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

Data 190

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 Product Traps - And Better Paths

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Is your agile team overloaded with feature requests, with no time for discovery? Do your roadmaps read like impossible wish lists? Well, you’re not alone. It may seem impossible now, but what if we said that with a few changes, you could be meeting deadlines with the ability to predict progress with accuracy, be happy with your progress against the roadmap, and be making time for near-continuous discovery? Johanna Rothman has seen this all too often across many different organizations. She will take us through five common traps that agile product teams fall into – and likely you are in several of those traps right now. And good news - she has ways to avoid them!

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.

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.

Hotels 158

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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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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How Product Managers Can Learn to Love Reporting

Speaker: Eric Feinstein, Professional Services Manager, Looker

For a long time, Product Managers have found it challenging to design interfaces inside their products that users could use for reporting. It seems like PMs and engineers have grown to hate embedded reporting. Fortunately, there are new technical approaches that are making this a significantly different picture, although there are still lots of interesting design challenges. Eric Feinstein, Professional Services Manager at Looker, has done workshops with lots of product managers who are looking to add effective reporting. He will use the example of a product manager of a learning management software system and how she would go through the process of defining reporting for users of the product. He will discuss working through personas, data types, reporting needs analysis and ultimately how this comes together to form a roadmap for reporting functionality and interface.

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

Data 190

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?

How enterprise mobile apps are changing IT strategy?

OTS Solutions

How enterprise mobile apps development changing IT strategy. 2018 is a year where you are going to witness a change in enterprise mobile apps development, thanks to the current trends in hybrid cloud, container infrastructure, blockchain, and DevOps.

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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.

Sport 149

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.

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.

DoD defines agility

Scrum.org

Big organizations use Scrum as a driver of agility. But often after launching, management start focusing on the speed of development instead of quality. DoD is often weak and the company's agility is reduced as a result.

Agile 210

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

Data 190

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.

Agile 182

5 Key Considerations for Top-Notch Product Dashboards

Speaker: Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant, Motivational Speaker

So you want to set your product apart with the latest analytics, but you’re not sure where to start. How do you know what your customers want? And how can you make sure that you’re solving their problems? And wait a second, is it even feasible for your team to take this on right now? Join Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant, as he covers five key considerations for you to keep in mind when you’re updating your software or app to offer the latest in embedded dashboards. You’ll leave with a better understanding of where to begin on creating actionable, insightful dashboards.

Benefits of Using the Kanban Methodology for Software Development

OTS Solutions

Benefits of Using the Kanban Methodology for Software Development. The Kanban method is one of the best time and resource management strategies that you can use as the owner of a software company.

Why current funding to secure U.S. elections ‘doesn’t cut it’ (Q&A)

The Parallax

Understanding the Core Principles of Lean Development

The Crazy Programmer

The quest for perfection in the business world is a never-ending journey. While it might be impossible to achieve perfection in your workflow, it is possible to get closer to it every day with a well-structured system in place.