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

Scrum.org

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

DevOps.com

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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Build Your Open Data Lakehouse on Apache Iceberg

Speaker: Veena Vasudevan and Jason Hughes

In this webinar, Dremio and AWS will discuss the most common challenges in data architecture and how to overcome them with an open data lakehouse architecture on AWS. Sign up now!

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.

Monitoring consumer lag in Azure Event Hub

Xebia

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

Scrum.org

. 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.

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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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7 Winning Lead Generation Strategies to Drive Growth

As B2B companies pivot to keep pace with a quickly changing marketplace, a data-centric approach to lead generation can be the difference between remaining competitive or being left behind. Get real-world examples and inspiration from leading B2B businesses in this whitepaper.

Harnessing the Value of Log Data Analytics

DevOps.com

Each day, the average enterprise’s cloud applications, containers, compute nodes and other components throw off millions of tiny logs. Each log is a file whose data describes an event such as a user action, service request, application task or compute error.

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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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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Monitoring consumer lag in Azure Event Hub

Xebia

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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Omnichannel is Multichannel 2.0

Multichannel and omnichannel marketing are not the same. Many organizations are striving for omnichannel, but it can be a daunting journey—unless you have a map. Download your copy of the ultimate omnichannel guide today!

If the Empire had used Scrum.

Scrum.org

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.

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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.

How Quantum Computing can Solve Real-World Problems

DevOps.com

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.

Muhstik Takes Aim at Confluence CVE 2021-26084

Lacework

Key Takeaways In line with USCYBERCOM’s warning, publicly available Confluence exploit scripts are being integrated into opportunistic attackers’ toolkits.

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Data Value Scorecard Report

This report examines the quantitative research of data leaders on data value and return on investment.

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.

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Ten Pitfalls you should look out for in AWS IAM

Xebia

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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How to Hybridize Waterfall and Scrum

Scrum.org

. 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.

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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.

Put Your Data to Work: The Complete Playbook

Turn your data into a competitive advantage. This playbook contains: Exclusive stats, research & insights on how the pandemic affected businesses. A comprehensive “Request For Proposal” (RFP) checklist and an interactive quiz to test your data knowledge.

4 Tips To Plug The Cloud IT Skills Gap

DevOps.com

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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Getting Started with Numpy – Lesson 1

Apiumhub

Introduction. NumPy is a third-party library for numerical computing, optimized for working with single- and multi-dimensional arrays. Its primary type is the array type called ndarray. This library contains many routines for statistical analysis. Creating, Getting Info, Selecting and Util Functions.

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

Agile Alliance

Thoughts on organizing architecture

Xebia

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.

TCO Considerations of Using a Cloud Data Warehouse for BI and Analytics

Enterprises poured $73 billion into data management software in 2020 – but are seeing very little return on their data investments. 22% of data leaders surveyed have fully realized ROI in the past two years, with 56% having no consistent way of measuring it.

4 Ways to Effectively Reteam your Scrum Teams in Scaled Scrum

Scrum.org

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.

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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.

5 App Modernization Best Practices

DevOps.com

An organization’s digital transformation is ineffectual if it doesn’t bring out the best from its applications.