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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How To Take Action on Customer Discovery

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

We all want to build successful products - and that means satisfied customers. Before anything else, you must understand what problems you can solve. The best way to do that is to get out of the building and start asking questions. But how can you make the most of those conversations, and ensure that you walk away with productive insights? Join Nick Noreña, educator, entrepreneur, and currently Innovation Coach and Advisor at Kromatic, as he covers how we can effectively action our findings from customer discovery conversations.

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.

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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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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The 5 Levels of Analytics Maturity

Basic dashboards used to be enough to thrill end users. But over time, modern capabilities have emerged—and bare-minimum features are no longer cutting it. How have analytics changed? And where do your BI offerings fall short? Find out sophisticated ways to future-proof your application. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

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.

How to check whether a link is safe

The Parallax

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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?

Make an Impact with Analytics and Journey Maps

Speaker: Kirui K. K., Co-founder and CEO of Tanasuk Africa

If you want to offer a better user experience, it can be tempting to track each and every data point in your product. However, this can quickly get complicated and overwhelming as you collect more and more data. How do you know which metrics will help you improve? Kirui K. K., Co-founder & CEO Tanasuk Africa, wants you to know that analytics don't have to be complicated to make an impact - no matter the size of your company. Join him as he explains how to create a customer journey map, then use that map to figure out the metrics you need to know - and how to use them.

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.

You Need To Know How Disruptive Artificial Intelligence Is?

OTS Solutions

You Need To Know How Disruptive Artificial Intelligence Is? There are so many technologies powering digital transformation, but one of the most technologies is disruptive artificial intelligence.

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

The Magic of Intent: Start Knowing The Goals of Your Users

Speaker: Terhi Hanninen, Senior Product Manager, Zalando, and Dr. Franziska Roth, Senior User Researcher, Zalando

It's important to know your users - what are their preferences, pain points, ultimate goals? With user research and usage data, you can get a great idea of how your users act. The tricky part is, very few users reliably act the same way every time they use your product. Join Terhi Hanninen, Senior Product Manager, and Dr. Franziska Roth, Senior User Researcher at Zalando, as they explain how they were able to reach a new level of user understanding - by taking their user research and segmenting their users by point-in-time intent. You'll leave with a strategy to change how your product team, and organization at large, understands your users.