February, 2021

Agile Transformation and the Elephant in the Room

Agile Alliance

Why traditional budgeting is the antithesis of Agile – and what to do about it Most organizations are born small and born agile. They are nimble, trusting, collaborative, non-bureaucratic and purpose-driven. But few want to remain small. Most want to grow and become big.

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Context Switching in Operating System

The Crazy Programmer

Have you ever wondered how a multitasking processor handles too many processes simultaneously, and when you go back to any context, it starts from the same point where it was left?


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The Agile Manifesto Continues to Stand Up After 20 Years


As the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Agile Manifesto has arrived, it makes me look back at how the world has changed over the past 20 years and what it may look like over the next 20. . First and foremost, the use of Agile has grown well beyond software.

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To improve your online privacy, consider what matters most

The Parallax

If you want to improve your online privacy, you’re supposed to “ use Signal, use Tor.” ” The clichéd phrase, now five or so years old, was meant to be a sardonic joke underscoring the need for more nuanced online-security and privacy advice.

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Cassandra Data Modeling Guide to Best Practices

Are you a developer, database architect, or database administrator that's new to Cassandra but have been tasked with developing a Cassandra schema design? Learn the basic rules to keep in mind when designing your schema for Cassandra.

Improving Security by influencing Human Behavior


We all know that the hardening of a system does not magically improve the security of an organisation. For a successful implementation a holistic approach is needed. Implementing and improving security demands your approach to cover both people, process and technology.

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Agile Mardi Gras: A Postcard from Italy

Agile Alliance

The celebrations preceding the fastidiousness of Lent are present in nearly every Roman Catholic-infulenced country in the world. However, few are so well known as those of Italy, where it all began.

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HTML6 – New Features Expected and Release Date

The Crazy Programmer

As we all know about HTML5 is the latest version of HTML currently available on the internet. HTML6 is soon to be released with some of the modified and new features and functionalities in it.

Product Goal & Sprint Goals – A Simple Example


Here are some simple examples of Product Goals, Sprint Goals and the relationship between them. We will stick with our Bakery example (as used previously in our simple example of a Definition of Done ). Some things to note: Our Bakery produces baked goods sold in our shop to passing customers.

To improve your online privacy, consider what matters most

The Parallax

If you want to improve your online privacy, you’re supposed to “ use Signal, use Tor.” ” The clichéd phrase, now five or so years old, was meant to be a sardonic joke underscoring the need for more nuanced online-security and privacy advice.

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Achieve Manufacturing Digital Transformation

Survival of the fittest is linked not to size or strength, but to the ability to change, adapt, and seize opportunities. Factories are increasingly being relied upon to handle more complex operations to serve a broader range of products. To perform this effectively, smart manufacturing is key.

Threat modeling without a diagram


Most threat model approaches (like e.g. STRIDE) assume you have a technical overview like a Data Flow Diagram. An interesting question therefore is; can you threat model when there is no such thing available?

Centripetal Networks: Proactively Blocks Potential Exploit Attempts


Read Byron Rashed explain how Centripetal CleanINTERNET recently applied cyber threat intelligence to defend a SonicWall VPN host from over 400,000 attack attempts on their blog: Centripetal Networks observed 472,584 […]. News Centripetal Networks

Social Justice Conversation with Lizzy Morris

Agile Alliance

For a very long time I'd loath the fact that I'd been born a girl. I was like I should have been born a boy then I would be able to have more rights and I could do more stuff because that was what I had been exposed to. So I've always been in essence a feminist, right?

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How to Become an Ethical Hacker – Learn Hacking Step By Step

The Crazy Programmer

With the increasing rate of cyberattacks, organizations and businesses are in immense need of efficient and skilled ethical hackers. Many people consider the term ‘ethical hacking’ as illegal and unlawful. But, it is not the case, as ethical hacking is done lawfully and legitimately.

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Report by Dresner Advisory Services: Embedded Business Intelligence Market Study

According to the 2020 Dresner Embedded Business Intelligence Market Study, embedded business intelligence is crucial for application success. This report explores the current state of BI and why application teams are increasingly choosing an embedded solution.

What Does It Mean for The Scrum Master to Be a True Leader as Written on Scrum Guide?


So what’s good this week awesome people? On this opportunity I am writing a blog rather than making a video on youtube since my family just moved to Brisbane and I am still waiting for all my gears to be sent across the continent.


Top Misconceptions About Low-Code Development


Accelerating the pace of development has become one of the biggest goals in DevOps. After all, having teams speed the creation and modification of applications is supposed to be one of the primary advantages of DevOps pipelines.

The Therac-25 Incident

The Daily WTF

A few months ago, someone noted in the comments that they hadn't heard about the Therac-25 incident. I was surprised, and went off to do an informal survey of developers I know, only to discover that only about half of them knew what it was without searching for it.

Some Reasons Why Ethereum is stagnating behind Bitcoin after its rally to new record-high


Read Joseph Young take a look at why Ethereum’s price is lagging behind Bitcoin after its last week rally to an all-time high on Cryptoslate : The price of Ethereum […]. Blockchain and Cryptocurrency News bitcoin Ethereum

5 Tips to Advance Your Career as a Technical Recruiter

Just as the tech industry revolves around innovation, so does technical recruiting. To advance their career by attracting top candidates in a competitive landscape, modern recruiters must commit to actively adapting and advancing their hiring strategies. This step-by-step guide is designed to provide technical recruiters with tips and tricks to achieve tangible results that accelerate their recruiting efforts—and career.

The Agile Mindset: A Strategic Toolkit for Collaborative Communication

Agile Alliance


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Right View of Binary Tree in Java

The Crazy Programmer

In this article we look into another problem related to binary trees. Given a binary tree we have to print the Right View. We will discuss the approaches to solve this problem with their implementations and code.

The Agile Culture gap


Many organizations nowadays have an urgency to adopt Agility. Fast changing markets increase the risk to miss opportunities, which uncovers that organizations are often too slow.

How To Make a Good Decision


The post How To Make a Good Decision appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs ROELBOB business as usual cya humor parody playing it safe satire

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Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

How To Put Faith in UX Design

Scott Berkun

Anglerfish are famous for the glowing lure they dangle from their heads that they use to catch small fish. But this is not the most interesting thing about them. Their most fascinating trait is how they mate. Males of the species, who are much smaller, lack a functioning digestive system.

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Today Every Company Buys Electricity, Tomorrow Every Company Will Buy Ethereum


If you were amazed at the moves by MicroStrategy and Tesla into Bitcoin, just wait till the really big companies start shifting part of their assets into this digital store […]. Blockchain and Cryptocurrency CTO bitcoin Ethereum

Agility in Shared Services: Reigning in the Chaos

Agile Alliance

The “ITSM Tornado” has been defined as the “whirlwind of requests for Platforms, IT Service Management, and infrastructure support that come in from many different directions, by the minute or even second, which requires combing through and prioritizing based on severity and who’s screaming the loudest.”

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C++ Delay Function with Program Example

The Crazy Programmer

In this article, we look into the delay() function in C++. There can be many cases where we need to create a delay in our programs before exiting out of execution. We can use a delay for this purpose in our code which is used to delay the program’s exit time.

Open Source & Open Standards: Navigating the Intricacies of a Symbiotic Partnership

Speaker: Guy Martin, Executive Director of OASIS Open

The COVID-19 global pandemic has raised the already bright visibility of technology to an even higher level. Join Guy Martin, Executive Director at OASIS Open, as he presents this webinar that will discuss how we can make open source and open standards even more effective by helping them recapture their strong partnership.

Get Your Team Back on Track – Leading Through Distractions

Let's Grow Leaders

Last-minute fire drills, interruptions, and real emergencies can become a permanent way of life. Get your team back on track by planning ahead with these five steps. It’s a common lament: “It’s so crazy around here. We never know what’s going to […].

How the SRE Role Is Evolving


In recent years, site reliability engineering (SRE) has garnered much interest. In 2019, LinkedIn listed site reliability engineer as the second most promising job in the United States. Now, in 2021, the role continues to grow and evolve within many organizations.

5 Lessons From Running 200 Remote Hackathons

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Hackathons > Lessons from running 200 remote hackathons. Scene from the movie ‘The Social Network.’. A room full of boisterous Harvard undergrads. In the center: a small group of coders hunched over their laptops, typing away at warp speed.

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