February, 2022

Top 10 Soft Skills for Software Developers in 2022

The Crazy Programmer

There was a time when the companies evaluated the performance of a software engineer based on how quickly they delivered the tasks. But, 2022 is a different scenario in software development teams. Nowadays, this isn’t the only criteria.

Find out what infrastructure platform customers need

Martin Fowler

Poppy Rowse and Chris Shepherd. continue their advice on building infrastructure platforms by discussing techniques to discover what platform users need and stress the importance of finding the Shortest Path to Value by onboarding them quickly. more…. skip-home-page

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How to Code Faster: 7 Quick Tips to Increase Productivity

Coding Dojo

Whether you’re currently pursuing a degree in computer science, a veteran using the GI Bill to choose their next mission, … Read more >>. The post How to Code Faster: 7 Quick Tips to Increase Productivity appeared first on Coding Dojo Blog. All Posts Tech Tips

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The Rise of Hybrid Work and What it Means For Agile

Agile Alliance

Are hybrid workplaces compatible with the workflow teams are trying to achieve, or does it help or hinder them from living up to Agile values and principles? The post The Rise of Hybrid Work and What it Means For Agile first appeared on Agile Alliance. Business Process Featured

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Monetizing Analytics Features: Why Data Visualization Will Never Be Enough

Five years ago, data visualizations were a powerful way to differentiate a software application. Today, free visualizations seem to be everywhere. Two trends are forcing application providers to rethink how they offer analytics in their products.

The Most Challenging Person for a Human-Centered Leader

Let's Grow Leaders

To be a human-centered leader requires compassion, empathy, and kindness for someone it’s easy to overlook. If you’re serious about becoming a more human-centered leader, it’s vital to master one specific relationship: the one with yourself. This is a leadership relationship I often overlook.

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How Programming Teams are Making Remote Work Functional

The Crazy Programmer

The world of work post-pandemic has shaken up offices across the globe, moving people out of their normal workspaces and into their homes.

Don’t track bugs, fix them

Allen Holub

You do not need a bug tracking system. In fact, a bug tracking system is a symptom of a deeper problem—insufficient focus on quality.

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Top Nine Skills for SREs to Master

DevOps.com

It’s easy to talk at a high level about what site reliability engineers do: They ensure that IT systems achieve availability and performance requirements. But which skills, exactly, do SREs need to do to perform their jobs? That’s a more complicated question.

Velocity Without Direction is Speed

Agile Alliance

In physics, there’s a difference between “Speed” and “Velocity” While the first is a scalar quantity (the quantity itself plus the unit of measurement), the second is a vectorial quantity (quantity, unit of measurement plus direction).

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The Changing World of HR: Prepare Your HCM for the Future

Speaker: Mark Stelzner - Founder & Managing Principal at IA

Join Mark Stelzner of IA as he discusses how to optimize your current HCM system and the opportunities for new tech.

How to Build Trust More Quickly With New Employees

Let's Grow Leaders

Build Trust with New Employees By Answering These 4 Questions. Whether you’re replacing talent because of the great resignation , or your team is growing fast because of your remarkable success, you know how vital it is to build trust quickly.

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Are DAOs the Future of Agile Organizations?

Scrum.org

In my Professional Scrum Training and coaching sessions with teams, I’m often asked about how to navigate organizations’ centralized planification. In this article, I'll share an alternative to traditional organizations’ top-down structures - DAOs.

APILayer Launches New API Marketplace

The Crazy Programmer

APILayer is the cloud-based SaaS (Software as a Service) market leader and API service provider. . Let’s know more about their recent launch, but before that, we will go a step further and know what “API Marketplace” is and understand more about it. What is API Marketplace?

Government Advisories Warn of APT Activity Resulting from Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Tenable

Government agencies publish warnings and guidance for organizations to defend themselves against advanced persistent threat groups.

6 Steps to More Streamlined Data Modeling

Are you a developer, database architect, or database administrator that's new to Cassandra, but been tasked with developing a plan for implementing the technology anyway? Worry no more. Discover a streamlined methodical approach to Apache Cassandra® data modeling.

Day in the Life of a Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)

DevOps.com

By now, most of us are familiar with the concept of site reliability engineering (SRE). The term was originally coined by Google and SRE has been gaining traction in recent years as a role dedicated to increasing the resilience of digital ecosystems.

Winning the Concept to Cash Game with Feature Teams

Agile Alliance

Transforming a large organization to Agile is messy work and requires changes in organizational structure as well as mindset.

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Leadership Support: How Do I Get More Executive Attention?

Let's Grow Leaders

To get better executive leadership support, ask for what you need. You have lots of great reasons to want better leadership support for your team. An executive visit can really help provide strategic context and reinforce important priorities.

Using Scrum Values for decision-making

Scrum.org

Welcome to Scrum Sutra — a series where I shall share a 3-min overview of each element of Scrum and how it connects with the other elements in the bead to form Scrum Sutra. Successful use of Scrum depends on people becoming proficient in living five values.” — Scrum Guide 2020.

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Modern Data Architecture for Embedded Analytics

Data has gone from a mere result of applications & processes to being crowned king. Picking the right avenue to data architecture depends on your organization’s needs. Development teams should build in stages, starting with a task that can be solved.

Different Types of Database Users

The Crazy Programmer

According to tasks performed on the database by different users, we can classify database users in 5 categories as given below: Database Administrator. Naive Users. Application Programmers. Sophisticated Users. Specialized Users. Let’s discuss each one by one in detail. Database Administrator (Super Users). A single person or a team of members can be a database administrator. An administrator has full control of the database. Their account is called a superuser account.

Communicating the technical vision of an infrastructure platform

Martin Fowler

The next installment of Poppy Rowse and Chris Shepherd's article on infrastructure platforms looks how to communicate the technical vision of platform. and how to understand the platform from the users' point of view. more…. skip-home-page

The Past, Present and Future of OpenStack

DevOps.com

OpenStack, described as the world’s most widely deployed open source cloud software, will mark its 10-year anniversary milestone later in 2022.

Appreciation for the Agile Manifesto and the 17 co-authors

Agile Alliance

A look back in appreciation at the Agile Manifesto's creation 20 years ago in Snowbird, Utah and people who created it. The post Appreciation for the Agile Manifesto and the 17 co-authors first appeared on Agile Alliance. The Alliance

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10 Rules to More Streamlined Data Modeling

Apache Kafka is a powerful piece of software that can solve a lot of problems. Like most libraries and frameworks, you get out of it what you put into it. Learn 10 rules that will help you perfect your Kafka system to get ahead.

Employee Growth: How to Better Support Team Member Development

Let's Grow Leaders

Exploring the S Curve of Employee Growth. In this week’s Asking for a Friend, I speak with Whitney Johnson, author of Smart Growth, about how to support your team along the S curve of employee growth.

Sprint Review: Being A Good Stakeholder

Scrum.org

Currently, I am an “active” stakeholder for 4 Scrum Teams. And, when I say active I mean I actually care deeply about the outcomes, will invest time and effort preparing for the reviews, and when I attend I do not do email, Slack or even look at my phone during the event.

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Solve TypeError: ‘int’ object is not subscriptable in Python

The Crazy Programmer

While we are using the operator on a string there an integer value will raise TypeError. We can say it in other words as the TypeError is raised on an unsupported object type when we are applying an operation of the wrong type. This error generally occurs when we are trying to use the integer type value as an array.

How IoT Impacts The Finance Sector

Daffodil Software

The various applications of the Internet of Things (IoT) have helped companies across the board to automate processes and improve their bottom line.

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Blueprint to Modernize Analytics

The longer you wait to modernize your application’s analytics, the longer it will take for you to realize this value. A blueprint helps you define your new solution, plot out how to get there, and determine what you’ll need in terms of time and resources.

How to Seamlessly Transition to DevSecOps

DevOps.com

In the last few months, the cybersecurity world has been taken by storm following the discovery of the Log4Shell vulnerability.

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Working on a product nobody seems to want

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 in becoming more Agile.

Civility at Work: How Do I Deal with a Mean Co-Worker? (video)

Let's Grow Leaders

Civility at Work is a Team Sport. What do you do if you’re dealing with a co-worker who is completely uncivil? I mean down-right mean, their momma should have taught them better kind of uncivil? How can you address civility at work at a team level? Askingforafriend.

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