October, 2020

Why Agile Transformations sometimes fail

Scrum.org

Based on my experience working in agile environments since 2010, I did some research and had general observations on the topic. Regardless of the business domains or product area, there are some common rules that may devastate your efforts toward agility. .

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What is the Role of a Solutions Architect

Anastasiia Hibaieva

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Improving Postgres Connection Scalability: Snapshots

The Citus Data

I recently analyzed the limits of connection scalability , to understand the most effective way to improve Postgres’ handling of large numbers of connections, and why that is important. I concluded. that the most pressing issue is snapshot scalability.

Centripetal wins historic $2.6-$3.2 Bil vs. Cisco Systems; largest US patent infringement award to date

CTOvision

Editor’s note: I am proud to say I have a history with Centripetal Networks serving on their board and then later as an advisor. It was horrible to learn that […]. CTO Cyber War News Centripetal Networks

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The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

Agile2021 Planning and Submissions Update

Agile Alliance

At the end of every Agile Conference, we hold a retrospective (of course!). The conference chair, program, and track chairs, marketing, etc., all take part. One of the recurring items from previous years has been that we should “treat the program like an Agile product”.

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5 Dos And Don’ts During The Sprint Planning

Scrum.org

I got the idea of writing this blog while hosting a webinar on the same topics when multiple people told us to document our discussion. Originally I posted this blog on Agilemania , and you can check our upcoming webinars there.

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Location Data and Analytics for COVID-19 - A Zaloni Resource

Zaloni

Blacklight tracks the website trackers

The Parallax

Amy Jessel made the conscious decision not to buy Facebook or Google ads to promote her nonprofit company, ShapingYouth.

How to Pinpoint Rogue IoT Devices on Your Network

CTOvision

Read Kelly Sheridan take a look at the rogue Internet of Things devices on networks that can cause great misery on Dark Reading: A Raspberry Pi floating on your network […].

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Are Your Embedded Analytics DevOps-Friendly?

Does your analytics solution work with your current tech stack and DevOps practices? If not, any update to the analytics could increase deployment complexity and become difficult to maintain. Learn the 5 elements of a DevOps-friendly embedded analytics solution.

Keeping Culture Alive: What Recruiters Can Do While Hiring Remotely

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Up till the beginning of this year, if anyone asked about the best restaurants in town we’d redirect them to the team handling reimbursements.

Chaos Engineering as management practice

Xebia

Chaos Engineering is perceived as a technical practice. However, it can be leveraged as a management practice to create a safe environment for individuals and teams. It is one of the practices that an organisation can leverage to be anti-fragile.

Five reasons why Scrum is not helping in getting twice the work done in half the time

Scrum.org

I originally published this blog on Medium and reposting it here again. You can read the original post here. When I saw the book “Art of doing twice the work in the half time,” Dr. Jeff Sutherland wrote, my reaction was like how someone can claim that?

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360 Customer View: DataOps for Marketing Success - A Zaloni Resource

Zaloni

5 Things a Data Scientist Can Do to Stay Current

DataRobot together with Snowflake – a leading cloud data platform provider — is helping data scientists stay current with the latest technology and data science best practices so that they can excel in an increasingly AI-driven workplace. Five Things a Data Scientist Can Do to Stay Current offers data scientists guidance for thriving in AI-driven enterprises.

The Systems Approach in Organizational Transformations

Agile Alliance

I had the pleasure of interviewing Maica Trinidad, who is an anthropologist by training and an Agilist by vocation. People agile transformation business agility organizational development video

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How big data and IoT connection has transformed the automotive industry

CTOvision

Read Alex M and Ramesh A explain how big data and the Internet of Things connected devices are changing the automotive sector on Financial Express: Internet of Things (IoT) makes […].

HackerEarth introduces Full-stack Assessments at Hire10(1) Conference

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

The new HackerEarth Assessments feature of full-stack assessments will facilitate both backend and frontend developer assessment for recruiters. HackerEarth has just announced the addition of full-stack assessments to help recruiters efficiently evaluate the coding skills of full-stack developers.

The Shape of Things to Come: What’s the Future of Computer Programming?

The Crazy Programmer

What will computer programming look like in the future? Will, there even be programming jobs, and what will they entail? Is there still a point to going into a computer programming career? These questions are weighing heavily on the minds of both established programmers and newcomers to the field.

Testing at Every Stage of Development

Up to 80% of new products fail. The reality is harsh and the reasons why are endless. Perhaps the new product couldn’t oust a customer favorite. Maybe it looked great but was too hard to use. Or, despite being a superior product, the go-to-market strategy failed. There’s always a risk when building a new product, but you can hedge your bets by understanding exactly what your customers' expectations truly are at every step of the development process.

[Mythbusting] How To Calculate The Buffer For The Unplanned Work In The Sprint?

Scrum.org

What's good awesome people? I hope you are enjoying your weekend so far. The question that I received a lot lately in related to my three previous vlogs is: "how do we calculate the buffer for the unplanned work that may emerge in the middle of the Sprint?".

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Elastic Compute and DataOps to Optimize Your Cloud Environment

Zaloni

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The Value of Caring Tasks in Our Environment

Agile Alliance

The post The Value of Caring Tasks in Our Environment first appeared on Agile Alliance. Process agile development kaizen tdd technical debt video

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The Next Generation Of Artificial Intelligence

CTOvision

Read Rob Toews take a look at the future of artificial intelligence on Forbes: The field of artificial intelligence moves fast. It has only been 8 years since the modern […].

How Embedding AI-Powered Analytics Can Give You a Competitive Advantage

Embedding dashboards and reports aren’t enough. Futureproof your application by offering instant, actionable insights that will give you and your customers a competitive advantage.

Developer experience as a competitive advantage

Erik Bernhardsson

Scrum Guide Release 2020 – Scrum Guide Celebrates 25

scruminc

2020 Scrum Guide Launch. Celebrating 25 Years of Scrum. Join Dr. Jeff Sutherland and Ken Schwaber for a live event featuring the release of the updated Scrum Guide and celebrating 25 years of Scrum. Save Your Spot. Key Changes.

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[VLOG] What Happens To The Sprint Backlog Items That Are Not Done?

Scrum.org

What is good awesome people? I hope you are having an awesome weekend so far. After my two previous vlogs , many people asked me: What Happens To The Sprint Backlog Items That Are Not Done? In this vlog, I illustrate what should the Scrum team do when there are Sprint Backlog items that are not done.

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SREs: Stop Asking Your Product Managers for SLOs

DevOps.com

One of the fundamental premises of software reliability engineering is that you should base your reliability goals—i.e., your service level objectives (SLOs)—on the level of service that keeps your customers happy.

Building Like Amazon

Speaker: Leo Zhadanovsky, Principal Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services

Amazon's journey to its current modern architecture and processes provides insights for all software development leaders. To get there, Amazon focused on decomposing for agility, making critical cultural and operational changes, and creating tools for software delivery. The result was enabling developers to rapidly release and iterate software while maintaining industry-leading standards on security, reliability, and performance. Whether you're developing for a small startup or a large corporation, learning the tools for CI/CD will make your good DevOps team great. We are excited to be joined by Leo Zhadanovsky, a Principal Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services.