November, 2018

Scrum from the trenches - Product Backlog refinement is a Scrum Team responsibility

Scrum.org

Time to read: 6 minutes. In the "Scrum from the trenches" blog post series I like to address topics that I encounter in practicing Scrum in the real world, with real Scrum Teams.

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Lessons learned while helping enterprises adopt machine learning

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

The O’Reilly Data Show Podcast: Francesca Lazzeri and Jaya Mathew on digital transformation, culture and organization, and the team data science process.

Growing as a Product Owner: Five Product Owner Maturity-Levels

Scrum.org

The Product Owner role is implemented in organizations in various different ways. The responsibilities and authorities of Product Owners vary across organizations, departments, teams and Product Owners. This can be explained to some extend, because it is a role that people need to grow into.

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Programming Language Techs: Which One Should You Use to Develop Your Business Website?

The Crazy Programmer

It is now easy for every business to have a website thanks to rapid advancements in web technologies. For a successful website strategy, you need to lay the right foundation which will be perfected by continuous maintenance and upkeep.

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? Find out sophisticated ways to future-proof your application. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

The Top 100 Java Libraries in 2018 – Based on 277,975 Source Files

OverOps

What are the most popular libraries Java developers use? 2018 edition. Time flies when you’re having fun, and the past year was pretty crazy.

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Updated refactoring.com for second edition

Martin Fowler

With the new edition of my book on refactoring getting close to the bookshelves, I've spent some time to update refactoring.com. I've changed the visual design, put together a new home page to summarize what refactoring is, and updated the catalog.

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EventStorming; Continuous discovery beyond software modelling

Xebia

Moving towards a microservices architecture We see a lot of companies are moving towards a microservice architecture. The big pitfall of microservices architecture is to focus on the technology, how big the microservice needs to be, how many lines of codes, what entities do we put in a microservice, and using rest as the communication […]. The post EventStorming; Continuous discovery beyond software modelling appeared first on Xebia Blog.

Why Scrum requires completely “Done” software every Sprint

Scrum.org

In the Scrum.org Headquarters there is a picture of Ken Schwaber?—?one one of the founders of Scrum?—?pointing pointing at a sticky saying “Done”. This picture underscores the most essential rule in Scrum: create “Done” software every Sprint. But many teams struggle with this rule.

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How to Add HTML Template in Django

The Crazy Programmer

In last tutorial we have seen, how we can return a HTML code through a string from views.py.

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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.

My Alpine Desktop – Setting Up a Software Development Environment on Alpine Linux

OverOps

Whether you are into software development, DevOps or test engineering, if you have some work experience with Docker, you are most likely already familiar with Alpine Linux. Alpine has gained great popularity in recent years and nowadays is probably the most favored Linux for Dockers.

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Open source the secret sauce in secure, affordable voting tech

The Parallax

SAN FRANCISCO—The fastest, most cost-effective way to secure direct-record electronic voting machines in the United States, according to cybersecurity experts, is to stop using them. Switch to paper ballots and apply risk-limiting audits to ensure that vote tallies are conducted properly.

Are You Doing Backlog Grooming? Here’s why You Should Do it

Luis Goncalves

What do you do when you notice that you have a lot of items or user stories in your product backlog and some of them are no longer relevant or necessary? Simple. You do some grooming or cleaning up. The best thing about the Scrum methodology is that it is very adaptive to change.

The Practice of Sizing Spikes with Story Points

Agile Alliance

Every once and a while it's good to take a tool out of its box and find out if it's still fit for purpose. Maybe even find if it can be used in a new way. I recently did this with the practice of sizing spikes with story points. I've experienced a lot of different … Continued.

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5 Early Indicators Your Embedded Analytics Will Fail

Many application teams leave embedded analytics to languish until something—an unhappy customer, plummeting revenue, a spike in customer churn—demands change. But by then, it may be too late. In this White Paper, Logi Analytics has identified 5 tell-tale signs your project is moving from “nice to have” to “needed yesterday.". Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

What Do Agile Leaders Do?

Scrum.org

I’ve had this ongoing discussion with a few of my colleagues who says that the term “agile leader” is an oxymoron - that the ideal organization is a bunch of Scrum Teams and not much else.

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Working with Virtual Environment for Django Project

The Crazy Programmer

In this tutorial we’ll talk about virtual environment for django project. Here we’ll discuss about: 1. What is virtual environment and why to use it? How to install virtual environment for django project? How to use virtual environment in django project? So let’s start with our very first question.

Highlights from the JVM Ecosystem Report 2018

OverOps

A new report examining the JVM Ecosystem was recently published by Snyk with contribution by Oracle’s Java Magazine. They surveyed 10,000+ Java developers from the community (namely, members of Java User Groups and Java Magazine subscribers).

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6 cybersecurity trends we’re thankful for

The Parallax

You might think of cybersecurity professionals as tech’s collective “ watchers on the wall ”—the guardians who let you know when doom is coming.

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Why “Build or Buy?” Is the Wrong Question for Analytics

Every time an application team gets caught up in the “build vs buy” debate, it stalls projects and delays time to revenue. There is a third option. Partnering with an analytics development platform gives you the freedom to customize a solution without the risks and long-term costs of building your own. Learn when and why it makes sense to build, buy, or take a combined approach to embedded BI. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

Top Five Ways AI Will Change Your Business Operations in Future

OTS Solutions

The Top 5 Artificial Intelligence Will Improve Your Business Operations. More companies than ever are spending their revenue on artificial intelligence. It’s time to get your company onboard with this trend that’s not going away anytime soon.

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Angular 7 is out (and what you missed in Angular 6)

NeverFriday

Angular 7 has been out since October but some of us haven’t upgraded quite yet from Angular 6 (which brought a lot of nice things of its own, covered further down). Let’s see what the latest version of the framework has in store for us! Angular 7 Updates.

Improving SAFe Through Professional Scrum

Scrum.org

SAFe includes Scrum - so how come many Scrum practitioners and thought leaders consider it unsafe? The Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe™) is one of the most popular approaches to applying agile at scale out there.

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20 Simple Business Ideas For Programmers

The Crazy Programmer

Having a programming knowledge can bring you much more advantage than you could imagine. You can develop your own products, websites, and help out other people who are in trouble with their tech. Or you can simply sell computers. Here you’ll find 20 simple business ideas for a programmer like you. Image credit: Arif Riyanto. Blogging About Technology. You can always earn money by becoming a blogger.

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New Study: 2018 State of Embedded Analytics Report

Why do some embedded analytics projects succeed while others fail? We surveyed 500+ application teams embedding analytics to find out which analytics features actually move the needle. Read the 6th annual State of Embedded Analytics Report to discover new best practices. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

3 Reasons You Should Add AIOps to Your Tooling Arsenal

OverOps

AIOps, at its core, is a data-driven practice of bridging resources and leveraging AI and machine learning to make predictions based on historical data. AIOps seems to be all the rage these days, and it’s not hard to figure out why. It sounds like a new magical solution to resolving all errors ever!

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How experts plan to secure the 2020 election

The Parallax

The 2018 midterm elections are over, mostly. But even with a few races still undecided , experts say election officials should be taking steps now to better secure the vote for the next presidential election, in two years.

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Choosing the Right CRM Platform for Your Business

OTS Solutions

Choosing the Right CRM Platform for Your Business. A customer relationship management (CRM) system is imperative to improve your business. Before you select one, you should keep in mind a number of aspects from your overall goals and features to application integration and reports. Problem to Solve.

Angular 7 is out (and what you missed in Angular 6)

NeverFriday

Angular 7 has been out since October but some of us haven’t upgraded quite yet from Angular 6 (which brought a lot of nice things of its own, covered further down). Let’s see what Angular 7 has in store for us! Angular 7 Updates.

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.

The value of Scrum certifications?

Scrum.org

the never-ending debate. What's the value of (Scrum) certifications? Is there any value? Why should you get certified? Is it even necessary? Hmmm. . Definitely an interesting topic and when you start "googling" it, you'll stumble upon many MANY yes, no, yes, no, maybe debates.

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Angular Best Practices – Make Angular Application Development Easier

The Crazy Programmer

Making an Angular application is not enough. Keeping the code simple and well-maintained is equally important. For doing so, you need to stick to some of the Angular best practices. Not does it only helps in making the application cleaner but also boosts the performance of the same.

Java 11 First Impressions: Are You Ready to Make the Switch? [Webinar]

OverOps

Java 11 First Impressions: Are You Ready to Make the Switch? 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.

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