September, 2018

8 innovative business models to navigate the digital era

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

If you look at the Apple’s revenue break-up, you will come across a comparatively small segment called “other services”. This small segment of other services, including itunes, App store, Apple pay, etc., generated $8.5 billion for Apple in 2017 and over $110 billion since 2008.

Handling real-time data operations in the enterprise

O'Reilly Media - Data

Getting DataOps right is crucial to your late-stage big data projects. At Strata 2017 , I premiered a new diagram to help teams understand why teams fail and when: Early on in projects, management and developers are responsible for the success of a project.

Why You Should Hire Your Own Scrum Masters

scruminc

Why You Should Hire Your Own Scrum Masters. And How to Know a Good Scrum Master When You See One. by Sean Hafferty | September 6, 2018 | Blog. True business agility is no longer something that’s nice for an organization to have. It’s a core competency that will separate you from your competitors.

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There is no longer any such thing as Computer Security

Coding Horror

Remember "cybersecurity"? Mysterious hooded computer guys doing mysterious hooded computer guy. things! Who knows what kind of naughty digital mischief they might be up to? Unfortunately, we now live in a world where this kind of digital mischief is literally rewriting the world's history.

Build Product Progress with a Strong Data Culture

Speaker: Nima Gardideh, CTO, Pearmill

Have you ever thought your product's progress was headed in one direction, and been shocked to see a different story reflected in big picture KPIs like revenue? It can be confusing when customer feedback or metrics like registration or retention are painting a different picture. No matter how sophisticated your analytics are, if you're asking the wrong questions - or looking at the wrong metrics - you're going to have trouble getting answers that can help you. Join Nima Gardideh, CTO of Pearmill, as he demonstrates how to build a strong data culture within your team, so everyone understands which metrics they should actually focus on - and why. Then, he'll explain how you can use your analytics to regularly review progress and successes. Finally, he'll discuss what you should keep in mind when instrumenting your analytics.

Java 11 is Here, Are You Ready to Make the Switch?

OverOps

A year after the Java 9 release was supposed to “rock our worlds”, the LTS version we’ve ACTUALLY been waiting for is finally here. Most of the developers, teams, companies, etc. that we know haven’t updated past Java 8 yet.

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Triaging modern medicine’s cybersecurity issues

The Parallax

Hackers often talk about practicing good “cybersecurity hygiene” : making sure that basic standards, such as using unique passwords for each log-in, are met.

Using machine learning to improve dialog flow in conversational applications

O'Reilly Media - Data

The O’Reilly Data Show Podcast: Alan Nichol on building a suite of open source tools for chatbot developers.

A Formula for Extremely Successful teams

Scrum.org

This is the first in a series of 3 blogs, sharing some leadership lessons from the most successful sports teams that ever existed. It is based on research that Sam Walker (founding editor of the The Wall Street Journal’s sports section) published in 2017 in his book: ‘The Captain Class’.

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What’s the Impact of DevOps on Business Continuity?

OTS Solutions

What is the Impact of DevOps on Business Continuity? The IT sector has benefitted a lot from DevOps innovation. DevOps Development involves creating a single system of systems that incorporate cultural and technical philosophies that regard software development.

The Changing Role of CX Testing in Digital Transformation

Speaker: Diego Lo Giudice and Chad Hendren

With new competition emerging every day, businesses are transforming themselves, and using software as a means to drive differentiation. Digital transformation has become a key initiative for businesses across the globe, and CX is ground zero. Register now for this webinar and hear from Cyara and their guest speaker, Diego Lo Giudice of Forrester, how testing and QA practices are changing to enable and accelerate digital transformation.

Object Detection for Self Driving Cars

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

In the previous blog, Introduction to Object detection , we learned the basics of object detection. We also got an overview of the YOLO (You Look Only Once algorithm). In this blog, we will extend our learning and will dive deeper into the YOLO algorithm.

What Is VPS Hosting And Why Do You Need It?

The Crazy Programmer

A VPS is a virtualized server that has the tendency to mimic the dedicated server within the environment of hosting. In simple words, it is technically a virtual shared hosting but has the characteristics of a dedicated hosting.

Why health care cybersecurity is in ‘critical condition’

The Parallax

SAN FRANCISCO—Between the destructive cyberattacks WannaCry and NotPetya , which wreaked havoc across health care and beyond, the U.S.

Why it’s hard to design fair machine learning models

O'Reilly Media - Data

The O’Reilly Data Show Podcast: Sharad Goel and Sam Corbett-Davies on the limitations of popular mathematical formalizations of fairness. In this episode of the Data Show , I spoke with Sharad Goel , assistant professor at Stanford, and his student Sam Corbett-Davies.

What Is (and Isn’t) Product Management?

Speaker: Steve Johnson, VP of Products, Pragmatic Institute

Product Management is one of the most exciting - and most misunderstood - functions in technical organizations. Is it strategic or tactical? Is it a planning role or a support role? Many product professionals are unclear about what is (and isn't) product management. After all, product management spans many activities from business planning to market readiness. In this session, we’ll examine many product activities and artifacts for product strategy, planning, and growth, and introduce a simple tool that you can use in your organization to clarify the roles of product management and others. Steve Johnson explores the many roles of Product Management in this fun talk focused on why product managers should obsess on problems instead of solutions.

How to facilitate an awesome Sprint Review in “Bazaar mode”

Scrum.org

. The main purpose of the Sprint Review (SR) is to collect feedback. After seriously inspecting the product, a number of changes to the backlog or action points for solving impediments should be identified.

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My All-Time Favorite Leadership Lesson (in only 29 words)

Terry Starbucker

My all-time favorite leadership lesson came at the perfect time. At age 27 I had just started my first big executive job at a Cable TV company in Los Angeles, with very little leadership experience. Consequently, I was hungry for guidance on what it took to be a great leader.

Splunk.conf 2018: The Top 7 Sessions You Can’t Miss

OverOps

Splunk conference is just around the corner, and we’ve got your back with the top news and sessions you won’t want to miss out on. Splunk Conference 2018 is opening its gates in the most magical place on earth: Disney World.

Python CGI Programming

The Crazy Programmer

Python Programming language is broadly used by developers to create standalone, desktop, enterprise and web applications these days. Here in this article, I’m going to cover trending CGI programming in python.

Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

To prevent EHR breaches, stop using them (Q&A)

The Parallax

The idea behind electronic health records seems sound: Bring a patient’s paper chart into the Digital Age.

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The ethics of data flow

O'Reilly Media - Data

If we’re going to think about the ethics of data and how it’s used, then we have to take into account how data flows. Data, even “big data,” doesn’t stay in the same place: it wants to move.

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Monte Carlo forecasting in Scrum

Scrum.org

"The essence of the beautiful is unity in variety.". Mendelssohn. My gears aflame. I remember being told, many years ago when I started university, that Information Technology is a numerate discipline. I had been admitted onto the IT course on the strength of a high-school biology certification.

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Agile to Agile

Agile Alliance

"Never happen…" "Can't be done…" "Too controversial…" These were the comments an Agile team received when they floated an idea for a national Agile initiative to transform their organization's inventory management workflow.

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Embedded BI and Analytics: Best Practices to Monetize Your Data

Speaker: Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst

By creating innovative analytics products and expanding into new markets, more and more companies are discovering new potential revenue streams. Join Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst, as he walks you through how data that you're likely already collecting can be transformed into revenue!

Top Five Futuristic Technologies That Will Transform The World

OTS Solutions

Forecasters in the 1950s predicted that airborne robots and flying cars would be part of everyday life by the 2000s. Instead, social media networks, smartphones, and live streaming have dominated the world. While the timing of these futurists wasn’t right, their predictions became true.

5 Essential Tips for Writing Computer Science Research Project

The Crazy Programmer

Working on computer science research projects can be a difficult task, partly because computer science projects are unlike research projects in any other discipline. Depending on the area of study, a research project can be defined differently.

New botnet Torii showcases next stage of IoT abuse, researchers say

The Parallax

Security researchers have caught hackers lashing together Internet-connected devices in a botnet they’re calling Torii, which uses techniques not seen in an IoT botnet before—including intercepting and stealing data, and using the Tor Project network to hide its network traffic.

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Practical ML today and tomorrow

O'Reilly Media - Data

Hilary Mason explores the current state of AI and ML and what’s coming next in applied ML. Continue reading Practical ML today and tomorrow

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Ask the "Right" Questions: Your Analytics-Guided Product Strategy

Speaker: Yoav Yechiam, Founder and Head Instructor, productMBA

Analytics are highly important for product managers - and yet, analytic implementations often fail to actually help us. It's not the technology, and it's not the tactics. In most cases, it's our approach that's misguiding us! Analytics are there to answer important product questions, not just to collect data. How can we be mindful of our analytics so they enable us, rather than confine us? Join Yoav Yechiam, Founder and head instructor at productMBA, as he explains best practices for a data-guided strategy that helps product managers get to the "why" of their biggest product goals.