November, 2021

Building a data team at a mid-stage startup: a

Erik Bernhardsson

I guess I should really call this a parable. The backdrop is: you have been brought in to grow a tiny data team (~4 people) at a mid-stage startup (~$10M annual revenue), although this story could take place at many different types of companies

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Compliance in a DevOps Culture

Martin Fowler

Integrating the necessary security controls and audit capabilities to satisfy compliance requirements within a DevOps culture can capitalize on CI/CD pipeline automation, but presents unique challenges as an organization scales.

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5 (more) Common Misconceptions about Scrum

Scrum.org

A lot of people are passionate about Scrum, and why not? Most of us spend the majority of our waking hours at work, and the agile framework can make it infinitely more pleasant and efficient.

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Top 10 Highest Paying IT Jobs in India

The Crazy Programmer

IT or Information technology is the industry that has registered continuous growth. It was in a better situation even in the COVID-19 situation than other industries.

Build Your Open Data Lakehouse on Apache Iceberg

Speaker: Veena Vasudevan and Jason Hughes

In this webinar, Dremio and AWS will discuss the most common challenges in data architecture and how to overcome them with an open data lakehouse architecture on AWS. Sign up now!

5 Reasons For Bad Candidate Experience In Tech Interviews

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

In 2022, the one thing on top of the mind of any tech organization should be aiming for happier employees. Happier employees are more productive and more likely to stay longer in their current jobs.

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Storm in the stratosphere: how the cloud will be reshuffled

Erik Bernhardsson

Here's a theory I have about cloud vendors (AWS, Azure, GCP): Cloud vendors 1 will increasingly focus on the lowest layers in the stack: basically leasing capacity in their data centers through an API. Other pure-software providers will build all the stuff on top of it.

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Scaling the Practice of Architecture, Conversationally

Martin Fowler

Like many modern software architects, Andrew Harmel-Law struggles with the need to scale architectural thinking to larger organizations while allowing teams to be as autonomous as possible.

Blockchain Network with Hyperledger Fabric:

Vadym Lobzakov

Rapid digitalization of the world and wide access to the Internet cause an immense growth of online participants in all areas of business and life. In contrast to this, keeping track of all the interactions became significantly harder.

History of CSS

The Crazy Programmer

CSS is another thing you may learn just after understanding HTML. CSS stands for the cascading style sheets, which Hakon Wium Lie created in 1994. Hakon Wium Lie is considered the father of CSS as he created this amazing thing.

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7 Winning Lead Generation Strategies to Drive Growth

As B2B companies pivot to keep pace with a quickly changing marketplace, a data-centric approach to lead generation can be the difference between remaining competitive or being left behind. Get real-world examples and inspiration from leading B2B businesses in this whitepaper.

How You Can Leverage Candidate Experience To Attract Top Talent

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Businesses place a lot of value on customer experience. From the logo to the UI/UX, the service, the products – everything is well-thought-of, and every customer touchpoint is curated to perfection to maximize conversion.

Measuring Software Delivery Performance using the Four Key Metrics of DevOps

Agile Alliance

While many organizations embark on agile transformations, they lack insight into the actual impact of these transformations across organisational layers.

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5 Common Misconceptions about Scrum

Scrum.org

According to the 15th annual State of Agile Report , released in July 2021 at digital.ai , there has been a tremendous increase in the adoption of agile frameworks over the past year. Within software teams, agile adoption grew from 37% in 2020 to 86% in 2021.

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You Can't Buy Integration

Martin Fowler

“Build versus buy” decisions are everywhere today, and rightly so. Building software is risky and expensive, and software product companies can spread that risk and expense across multiple customers.

Omnichannel is Multichannel 2.0

Multichannel and omnichannel marketing are not the same. Many organizations are striving for omnichannel, but it can be a daunting journey—unless you have a map. Download your copy of the ultimate omnichannel guide today!

5 Ways to Improve Software Quality

Xebia

Many opinions exist on what software quality exactly is. Clearly defining the quality characteristics of software proves quite difficult. This holds from a functional perspective (‘it should just work!’), as well as from a non-functional perspective (‘the solution is slow…’).

History of HTML

The Crazy Programmer

HTML is one of the first things that a student learns during a web development course. Hence, it becomes essential to learn about the history of HTML and its version in an accurate timeline. So, if you are also a web development learning enthusiast and wish to have a deep understanding of the same. Then read this crucial article to understand some foundational information about the same. What Does HTML Stand For?

The Next Evolutions of DevOps

DevOps.com

As society continues to recover from the global COVID-19 pandemic and some semblance of normal starts to return, technology continues to move forward. The pandemic certainly changed what normal means and people, processes and technologies all have adapted and evolved to meet those challenges.

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Agile Alliance Initiatives

Agile Alliance

Join the Agile Alliance board of directors to learn more about how Agile Alliance fulfills its mission to support people and organizations who explore, apply and expand Agile values, principles and practices.

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Data Value Scorecard Report

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

What Does A Scrum Master do in Daily Scrum?

Scrum.org

Many people ask whether a Scrum Master is part of Daily Scrum. We know that the Scrum Guide tells us that Daily Scrum is for the Developers by the Developers. Scrum Master has nothing to do there and if they do attend, it might be a sign of Zombie Scrum.

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The strong and weak forces of architecture

Martin Fowler

Good technical design decisions are very dependent on context. Teams that regularly work together on common goals are able to communicate regularly and negotiate changes quickly.

How to start contributing to OSS

Xebia

Many of us, software engineers, at some point in time decide that we would like to get involved with an open-source project. Many of us indeed become contributors, but it’s not always clear where to start and how to find a project that would be a perfect match.

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History of Cloud Computing

The Crazy Programmer

Nowadays, cloud computing has become one of the most suitable ways to deliver ideal solutions to businesses. But do you wish to know why and how cloud computing developed? In this article, we will do the same to get some highlights about the history of cloud computing. The concept of cloud computing came into its existence during the early 1960s. And this was the time when the culture of the remote job started generating.

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Put Your Data to Work: The Complete Playbook

Turn your data into a competitive advantage. This playbook contains: Exclusive stats, research & insights on how the pandemic affected businesses. A comprehensive “Request For Proposal” (RFP) checklist and an interactive quiz to test your data knowledge.

What Developers Need to Know About Edge Computing

DevOps.com

More and more companies are living “on the edge” as they move from “I’ll think about edge computing” to “I don’t think our business can optimally grow and compete without edge computing.”

Membership Matters

Agile Alliance

Many people seem to have the wrong idea about us. Agile Alliance is more than just a large annual conference. The post Membership Matters first appeared on Agile Alliance. The Alliance

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How to give effective feedback

Scrum.org

Many self-managing teams struggle to reach a truly high-performing state. When an organisation moves to a self-management model, a key service centralised management traditionally played – giving feedback – is often ignored, leaving teams struggling to truly grow.

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Article: Thriving in the Complexity of Software Development Using Open Sociotechnical Systems Design

InfoQ Articles

The amazing progress made in technology has led to blindly following the technical imperative at the cost of the social and human dimension. Social sciences can help us create a work environment where people feel more at home and proud of what they produce.

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.

How to start contributing to OSS

Xebia

Many of us, software engineers, at some point in time decide that we would like to get involved with an open-source project. Many of us indeed become contributors, but it’s not always clear where to start and how to find a project that would be a perfect match.

What is Intrusion Detection System (IDS) – Working, Types, Best Tools

The Crazy Programmer

Have you ever wondered how much data is available on the internet? Although there can never be an actual figure of the amount of data available online, the internet holds tonnes of sensitive data.

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Top 10 DevOps Things to Be Thankful for in 2021

DevOps.com

Thanksgiving has been observed in the U.S. since 1861 and was officially designated as an official holiday in 1863 by president Lincoln. Of course, the tradition itself traces its lineage to the early days of the Pilgrims.

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