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

Scrum.org

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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How to Empower Your Users So You Can Create a Great Product

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Join Johanna Rothman, Author and Consultant, for her session that will discuss why instead of designing for the users, CTOs and their teams should collaborate with empowered users to create a great product together.

Improving Security by influencing Human Behavior

Xebia

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.

Top Misconceptions About Low-Code Development

DevOps.com

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.

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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Address the Challenges of Siloed Monitoring Tools

Companies frequently experience monitoring tool sprawl. Find out why monitoring tool sprawl occurs, why it’s a problem for businesses, and the positive business impacts of monitoring tool consolidation.

Threat modeling without a diagram

Xebia

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?

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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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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A Training Company’s Guide to Selecting an eLearning Platform

Training companies have an opportunity to embrace the change and create meaningful change in their organizations by moving online. Discover the advantages of a digital-first approach, using an eLearning platform.

How the SRE Role Is Evolving

DevOps.com

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.

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 […].

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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Update: Defending against cyberattacks with actionable Threat Intelligence

CTOvision

The threat of cyberattacks was compounded in 2020, as Covid provided bad actors with a rapidly growing corporate attack surface to address, to further system and network breaches. Attacks grew […]. News RiskIQ

Does Your Company Need Help Solving These 4 Common eLearning Challenges?

If you want to know how to get ahead of the game and avoid the common mishaps in selling your eLearning courses, you’ve come to the right place! Lambda Solutions has identified the most common and costly challenges faced by eLearning providers today.

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.

6 Signs You’re Doing DevOps Correctly

DevOps.com

A lot of organizations claim to be DevOps-focused because they use specific tools and loosely follow certain practices. But to really be a DevOps-centric organization, there are specific DevOps principles and processes that ensure your organization is as optimized and automated as possible.

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How to Accidentally Sabotage Team Innovation

Let's Grow Leaders

How to Inspire Better Team Innovation and Problem Solving It’s tragic when your attempt to protect your team members actually sabotages team innovation. If you really want a courageous culture, that means you go first. Your team is watching both what you […].

Cloud-Scale Monitoring With AWS and Datadog

In this eBook, find out the benefits and complexities of migrating workloads to AWS, and services that AWS offers for containers and serverless computing.

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

Scrum.org

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.

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The Graph Protocol is exploring new blockchain integrations, including Bitcoin

CTOvision

Crypto startup The Graph has announced it is exploring providing support for additional layer-one blockchains, including Bitcoin, Polkadot and NEAR. The potential integrations, which comes over a month after The Graph […]. News bitcoin Graph Protocol The Graph

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.

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.

Transforming Your Digital Transformation

DevOps.com

Change is difficult, so most companies pull the bandage slowly, hoping to avoid the hard, painful part – especially with regard to digital transformation. But in the corporate world, cautious change inevitably leads to entropy.

5 Cloud Trends That Will Reshape IT in 2021

DXC

We rang in 2020 with all the expectations that cloud computing would continue its progression as a massive catalyst for digital transformation throughout the enterprise. What we didn’t expect was a worldwide health crisis that led to a huge jump in cloud usage.

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Product Goal & Sprint Goals – A Simple Example

Scrum.org

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.