September, 2021

The Blind Men & The Elephant: An Open Innovation Blueprint

Lucas Potasso-Justino

Curb Transactional Open Innovation and Embrace an Integrated Ecosystem Strategy “It’s a wall,” “It’s a snake,” “It’s a rope,” “It’s a spear,” “It’s a fan,” no, “It’s a tree,” and so goes the story of “The Blind Men & The Elephant”. The tale is a great example that shows how you and your team

Forming, storming, norming and performing for Agile teams

In a recent class, a student asked, “What are the common difficulties teams face when starting with Agile?” To answer this question, I refer to the Tuckman Model of group development, shown below. . Tuckman. 1965. .


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The Next Phase of Pandemic Tech Transformation

Last spring, we were inundated with headlines, tweets and Medium posts applauding the rapid digital transformation that businesses were going through—almost overnight—due to the pandemic and the shift to remote work.

11 Best Telegram Programming Groups and Channels

The Crazy Programmer

Do you want to know about the best programming Telegram groups? If we need to choose from WhatsApp and Telegram, we mostly choose Telegram for learning new skills. As WhatsApp is only suitable for chatting and connecting.

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The Complete R&D Funding Guide: How to Get the Funding You Need!

Speaker: Kevin Goldsmith, Chief Technology Officer at Anaconda | Peyman Pouryekta, CEO and Technology Advisor | Bob Webber, VP Product Flow Optimization, Construx

In this interactive panel discussion, we will address common pitfalls of investments for CTOs and VPs of Engineering and will teach you how to manage your investments with confidence and properly allocate resources across business priorities.

Ship / Show / Ask: A modern branching strategy

Martin Fowler

I've written a fair bit about how using pull requests can encourage a low integration frequency, reducing cycle time and discouraging refactoring.

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Empathy interviews for transformational coaching

Agile Alliance

Empathy interviews are an effective technique for both understanding the people involved in a transformation and going beyond individuals to see where patterns emerge. The post Empathy interviews for transformational coaching first appeared on Agile Alliance.

The Metaverse Is Here. Is Your Company Ready?


Read Joan Westenberg explain how you can get your business ready for The Metaverse on Inc.: With the digitization of our lives, we’ve become citizens of the metaverse. It’s not science fiction; it’s the shift of our experiences from offline to digital.

Monitoring consumer lag in Azure Event Hub


Consumer lag is the most important metric to monitor when working with event streams. However, it is not available as a default metric in Azure Insights. Want to have this metric available as part of your monitoring solution? You can set it up with some custom code. In this blog we show you how.

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DevOps Engineer vs Software Engineer

The Crazy Programmer

With each passing day, a variety of technological advances and fields emerge at a rapid pace. The maintenance and development of software involve many different areas. It is common for people to confuse these two prominent career options – DevOps Engineer and Software Engineer.

Optimize the Performance of Your Serverless Functions

Run mission-critical applications on serverless without sacrificing visibility.

Do we still need a Scrum Master in a mature Scrum Team?

. As an Agile Coach, I am being asked what the Scrum Master will do if the Scrum Team is highly mature? Do we still need this role? I would like to use the metaphor of a Soccer Referee to explain. Scrum Master is not 100% equivalent to a soccer referee, they have a lot in common.


Code In Progress – The Life And Times Of Developers In 2021

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Developers. Are they as mysterious as everyone makes them out to be? Is coding the only thing they do all day? Good coders work around the clock. . While developers are some of the most coveted talent out there, they also have the most myths being circulated.

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From Collaboration to Solitude and Back: Experiences with Remote Pair Programming during COVID-19

Agile Alliance

Along with the increasing popularity of agile software development, software work has become much more social than ever. Contemporary software teams rely on a variety of collaborative practices, such as pair programming, the topic of our study.

Ethereum 2.0 Has What It Takes to Knock Bitcoin off Its Perch


Ethereum, the world’s second-largest cryptocurrency, is more than just an internet token. It is the top smart contract and decentralized application network, with more use cases than other digital assets.As

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today's data-driven applications. And they won’t cut it for your end users, your development team, or your business. Learn how 5 companies used embedded analytics to achieve huge returns and greater value than anticipated.

Monitoring consumer lag in Azure Event Hub


Why Consumer lag is the most important metric to monitor when working with event streams. However, it is not available as a default metric in Azure Insights. Want to have this metric available as part of your monitoring solution? You can set it up with some custom code.

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Types and Functions of Network Interface Card (NIC)

The Crazy Programmer

NIC card or network adapter is the crucial component in devices like computers and servers. They help such devices connect with the network. These devices have several types and crucial roles in operating computers and other similar devices that use the network connection.

If the Empire had used Scrum.

Have you ever completed a multi-billion-dollar project only to see it blow up in your face? Twice? If you answered yes, you’re in good company with the Galactic Empire. . The Rebel Alliance destroyed two Death Stars as well as their successor, the Starkiller Base, using similar tactics.


How Quantum Computing can Solve Real-World Problems

The history of technology can seem like it was very predictable in retrospect, but the future typically feels more uncertain. Nowhere is this uncertainty more evident than in the domain of quantum computing.

The Importance of PCI Compliance and Data Ownership When Issuing Payment Cards

This eBook provides a practical explanation of the different PCI compliance approaches that payment card issuers can adopt, as well as the importance of both protecting user PII and gaining ownership and portability of their sensitive data.

Agile Experience Reports: A Fresh Look at Timeless Content

Agile Alliance

Explore the newly designed experience report section of Agile Alliance, now organized by topic as well as by conference. The post Agile Experience Reports: A Fresh Look at Timeless Content first appeared on Agile Alliance. The Alliance

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Growing IoT Networks Pose New Challenges For Cybersecurity Teams


By some estimates, there are around 10 billion IoT devices operating in the world today. By 2025, there will be more than 25 billion — a huge increase in so-called “attack surfaces” potentially vulnerable to infiltration. And the main culprit for this explosion in vulnerable targets?

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Ten Pitfalls you should look out for in AWS IAM


In our previous blog, we shortly touched upon security challenges that we can come upon when working with Terraform on AWS. In this blog we want to dig a little deeper into IAM by explaining 10 pitfalls you should look out for when you configure AWS IAM.

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5 Different Types of Programming Languages

The Crazy Programmer

Computer programming languages are designed to execute the given instructions to digital computers these days. Currently, the world has over 9000 programming languages of various types. All those come in use for multiple purposes and program various types of applications.

Data-Driven Performance Feedback Helps Teams Improve Customer Outcomes

Speaker: Mickey Mantle, Founder and CEO at Wanderful Interactive Storybooks | Ron Lichty, Consultant: Interim VP Engineering, Author, Ron Lichty Consulting, Inc.

In this webinar Mickey Mantle and Ron Lichty will teach you why its important to have data driven performance reviews, the most effective way to use data in performance reviews, and how this data helps to align your employee proficiency with your company goals.

4 Ways to Effectively Reteam your Scrum Teams in Scaled Scrum

The more successful a product becomes, the bigger it gets. . If more customers use the product, more features are requested, more support is needed, and new market opportunities open up. To meet growing demands, additional team members are being added.


4 Tips To Plug The Cloud IT Skills Gap

Technical talent is few and far between. The programming world faces a developer shortage, and with this shortage comes a lack of cloud know-how. By now, most organizations have become multi-cloud, yet 86% of IT professionals believe a lack of these skills will slow down cloud projects.

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The waves of Agile: Value delivery in medium and large organizations

Agile Alliance

BlackMatter Ransomware Hits Japanese Tech Giant Olympus


Japanese technology giant Olympus is currently investigating a cyber incident on its EMEA IT systems that happened earlier this month that sources said is the result of a BlackMatter ransomware attack. The company detected “suspicious activity” on Sept.

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Monitoring AWS Container Environments at Scale

In this eBook, learn how to monitor AWS container environments at scale with Datadog and which key metrics to monitor when leveraging two container orchestration systems (ECS and EKS).

Thoughts on organizing architecture


When being part of an enterprise, you will meet different architects on any given day. The first one introduces itself as a solution architect, the other calls itself the enterprise architect, and they both mention a domain architect.

8 Different Types of Programmers

The Crazy Programmer

Computer programming has become a significant industry, and because of the various technological advancements are becoming possible.

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How to Hybridize Waterfall and Scrum

. If you're like many, you've seen plenty of agile-hybrids with funny names like Water-Scrum-Fall, or others. But do these hybrids work? usually not because they fail to reduce risk, deliver value early, or even allow you to change directions quickly.