October, 2018

Changing the Status Quo: How to Create a Culture of Accountability in your Org

OverOps

Today, there is little dispute that software is indeed eating the world. Every part of our life includes software, from the way we watch movies, to the way we rideshare, reserve hotels, communicate, shop, etc.

4 imperatives for making business intelligence work

O'Reilly Media - Data

Create a coherent BI strategy that aligns data collection and analytics with the general business strategy. Results-based leaders rely on having the right information at the right time in order to support operational decision-making.

Important Practices for DevOps in the Cloud

OTS Solutions

Cloud computing and DevOps are two aspects of the technological shift which are completely inseparable.

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The hacker's guide to uncertainty estimates

Erik Bernhardsson

It started with a tweet: New years resolution: every plot I make during 2018 will contain uncertainty estimates — Erik Bernhardsson (@fulhack) January 7, 2018.

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Add Value with a Dashboard Refresh: What You Need to Know

Speaker: Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant, Motivational Speaker

Dashboards and analytics can really set your application apart, but that doesn't mean you can implement them and forget about them. Are they adding value to your product? Do your users benefit from them anymore? What should be improved, and what do we have the resources to improve? Join Miles Robinson, former UX and Design Manager, as he explains the different ways to refresh your dashboards - and how to determine what's the best path to product dashboard success. You'll leave with an understanding of how to figure out the best next steps specifically for you and your application.

Types of Data Structures

The Crazy Programmer

Data structures are a very important programming concept. They provide us with a means to store, organize and retrieve data in an efficient manner. The data structures are used to make working with our data, easier. There are many data structures which help us with this. Types of Data Structures.

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What does Stack Overflow want to be when it grows up?

Coding Horror

I sometimes get asked by regular people in the actual real world what it is that I do for a living, and here's my 15 second answer: We built a sort of Wikipedia website for programmers to post questions and answers. It's called Stack Overflow.

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How social science research can inform the design of AI systems

O'Reilly Media - Data

The O’Reilly Data Show Podcast: Jacob Ward on the interplay between psychology, decision-making, and AI systems. In this episode of the Data Show , I spoke with Jacob Ward , a Berggruen Fellow at Stanford University.

OverOps Automated Timers And Performance Monitoring in Splunk

OverOps

We are excited to be a sponsor at the Splunk User conference,conf18 in Orlando this week. And we are even more excited to meet with hundreds of great Splunk users.

How to tell you’re part of the 30 million user Facebook breach

The Parallax

The massive data breach Facebook reported at the end of September isn’t quite as big as the company thought it might be. That might sound good, but it isn’t likely to comfort the tens of millions of consumers whose personal data they entrusted to the social-media juggernaut has been stolen.

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The Complete Predictive Analytics Lifecycle for Application Teams

Speaker: Sriram Parthasarathy, Senior Director of Predictive Analytics, Logi Analytics

Applications with predictive analytics are able to deliver massive value to end users. But what steps should product managers take to add predictive analytics to their applications? In this webinar, we’ll walk through an end-to-end lifecycle of embedding predictive analytics inside an application. Find out how a real-world application decided what predictive questions to ask, sourced the right data, organized resources, built models, deployed predictive analytics in production, and monitored model performance over time.

Difference between Top-down and Bottom-up Approach in Programming

The Crazy Programmer

Here you will learn about difference between top-down and bottom-up approach. Today we are going to have a comparative study of the two approaches being used in field of structured and object oriented programming.

Embracing open banking and API ecosystem

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

If implemented effectively, open banking will unlock innovation that will transform and improve the customer banking experience. David Beardmore. Banking And Finance, Open Standards And Open Apis. Overview of open banking . Third party providers. Potential Impact. Barclays Case Study.

Scaling Scrum to the Limit

Scrum.org

You’re likely to have been asked the question: “we need to go faster, how many more people do we need?” Most people naturally understand that just adding a random number of people isn’t likely to make us any faster in the short run. So how do you scale Scrum to the limit? And what are those limits?

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How to protect your code against malicious hackers without spending days on refactoring

Xebia

During our work as penetration testers, we found that there are lots of vulnerabilities being introduced in applications. Vulnerabilities that could have been prevented in an early stage of development. Sadly these are often the same vulnerabilities over and over again. Luckily the IT development landscape is changing. We can see the latest trend in […]. The post How to protect your code against malicious hackers without spending days on refactoring appeared first on Xebia Blog.

5 Product Traps - And Better Paths

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Is your agile team overloaded with feature requests, with no time for discovery? Do your roadmaps read like impossible wish lists? Well, you’re not alone. It may seem impossible now, but what if we said that with a few changes, you could be meeting deadlines with the ability to predict progress with accuracy, be happy with your progress against the roadmap, and be making time for near-continuous discovery? Johanna Rothman has seen this all too often across many different organizations. She will take us through five common traps that agile product teams fall into – and likely you are in several of those traps right now. And good news - she has ways to avoid them!

Attending Oracle’s CodeOne? Here Are 15 Sessions Everyone Will Be Talking About

OverOps

The event of the season is here! Formerly known as JavaOne – Oracle’s new CodeOne conference has a packed schedule with 400+ sessions to choose from.

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New Zealand defends its border device search policy (Q&A)

The Parallax

What’s the cost of data privacy at the border? In New Zealand, it could be $5,000, if you resist an immigration official’s demand that you hand over your phone, tablet, or laptop before entering the country.

7 Critical Tips to Learn Programming Faster

The Crazy Programmer

Programming is a skill that more and more people have been learning over the past few years. In addition to the hundreds of thousands of Americans who work as computer programmers in the USA, there are thousands and thousands more who program for fun or in their spare time.

Blockchain: Distributed Shared Ledger Technology in Banking

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Over 90% of the world’s leading banks are either exploring, experimenting (PoCs), or formulating a strategy for leveraging blockchain technology, says an Accenture survey. Since its inception ten years ago, there has been plenty of hype around blockchain.

How Product Managers Can Learn to Love Reporting

Speaker: Eric Feinstein, Professional Services Manager, Looker

For a long time, Product Managers have found it challenging to design interfaces inside their products that users could use for reporting. It seems like PMs and engineers have grown to hate embedded reporting. Fortunately, there are new technical approaches that are making this a significantly different picture, although there are still lots of interesting design challenges. Eric Feinstein, Professional Services Manager at Looker, has done workshops with lots of product managers who are looking to add effective reporting. He will use the example of a product manager of a learning management software system and how she would go through the process of defining reporting for users of the product. He will discuss working through personas, data types, reporting needs analysis and ultimately how this comes together to form a roadmap for reporting functionality and interface.

Using Scrum in the Music Industry

Scrum.org

When Two Lives Intersect . I live many lives – in one of them, I am happily residing in the world of software development where I am also a Professional Scrum Trainer.

Building Conversational Interfaces with Dialogflow

Xebia

Ever since Siri became a standard feature on iOS, voice commands and conversational interfaces have gone through a renaissance of sorts, finally passing a threshold from gimmicky tech demos or science fiction to actual usability.

Pivotal Partner Days – From an OverOps Solution Engineer POV

OverOps

As a member of the OverOps field team, I spend a lot of time interacting with customers, and it seems they are all thinking about how DevOps and SREs teams can help mediate the battle between reliability and innovation. How can they achieve a happy balance between speed, innovation, and quality?

How to check whether a link is safe

The Parallax

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Monetizing Analytics Features: Why Data Visualizations Will Never Be Enough

Think your customers will pay more for data visualizations in your application? Five years ago they may have. But today, dashboards and visualizations have become table stakes. Discover which features will differentiate your application and maximize the ROI of your embedded analytics. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

Cisco CCNA Wireless Certification Exam Questions From PrepAway – Build Your Career of Successful Network Engineer

The Crazy Programmer

Cisco Corporation offers a scope of products and conveys coordinated solutions to create interface networks around the world.

How companies are innovating in the energy sector

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

When leaders from 193 countries created a plan labeled the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015, it was the beginning of a new era of hope and possibilities. The ambitious goals promised equitable, sustainable growth for today’s and tomorrow’s generations by 2030. Fast forward to 2018.

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Using Scrum to Help with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - Part One

Scrum.org

I first met Sally,and then later Francis her husband, at a local user group - Agile in Leeds , where Sally delivered a fantastic 10 minute talk on how she implemented Scrum to help Francis with ADHD. . It blew my mind then and it still does now.

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How to apply Agile Testing Quadrants in a retrospective format

Xebia

Agile Test Quadrants (Adaptations by Gojko Adži?) I’ve been successfully using the Agile test quadrants in retrospectives to stimulate in-depth team discussions on software quality and its improvement. The quadrant model was originally developed by Brian Marick, and then popularized by Lisa Crispin and Janet Gregory in their book, “Agile Testing: A Practical Guide for Agile […]. The post How to apply Agile Testing Quadrants in a retrospective format appeared first on Xebia Blog

5 Key Considerations for Top-Notch Product Dashboards

Speaker: Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant, Motivational Speaker

So you want to set your product apart with the latest analytics, but you’re not sure where to start. How do you know what your customers want? And how can you make sure that you’re solving their problems? And wait a second, is it even feasible for your team to take this on right now? Join Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant, as he covers five key considerations for you to keep in mind when you’re updating your software or app to offer the latest in embedded dashboards. You’ll leave with a better understanding of where to begin on creating actionable, insightful dashboards.

The Top 5 Things That’ll Scare Every Developer

OverOps

Halloween is here, and there’s nothing we like to do more than buy loads of candies, dress up and try to spook our friends. While each one of us have a different spook tolerance level, there are some we can all agree that are scary.

Context Conversations preview: Election security

The Parallax

When it comes to election security, it’s hard not to think of the United States as a proverbial dumpster fire. Kids as young as 11 are able to hack voting machines in fewer than 10 minutes.

Django Custom Webpage

The Crazy Programmer

In this tutorial, we’re going to create our first custom webpage in django.

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