January, 2021

Digital Transformation is a Data Journey From Edge to Insight

Cloudera

Digital transformation is a hot topic for all markets and industries as it’s delivering value with explosive growth rates.

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16 Tips to Keep Focused on an Agile Journey

Agile Alliance

The work of an Agile Coach is very versatile. Agile transformations are as well. Each team has its own fingerprint and organisations are one of a kind. This is what makes our work so interesting. One of the challenges of an Agile coach is to stay objective and keep one eye on the horizon.

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Maximizing Developer Effectiveness: Feedback Loops

Martin Fowler

Tim continues his comparison of high and low effectiveness organizations by comparing their key feedback loops. To improve these, organizations need to understand the importance of micro feedback loops, which are often neglected because they are so small. more…. skip-home-page

Difference between MS and M.Tech

The Crazy Programmer

Engineering is one of the highly recognized professions in India. As there is a lot of competition, most of the engineers go for something much more than the BTech degree for giving themselves a push over their competitors. But, many who loves machine can opt for the masters.

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Does Your Company Need Help Solving These 4 Common eLearning Challenges?

If you want to know how to get ahead of the game and avoid the common mishaps in selling your eLearning courses, you’ve come to the right place! Lambda Solutions has identified the most common and costly challenges faced by eLearning providers today.

Facilitating Retrospective in the Prison

Scrum.org

Remember the good old check-in activity for retrospectives called ESVP – Explorer, Shopper, Vacationer, Prisoner? I couldn’t imagine that “Prisoner” would become so literal for me - until I found myself in a real prison facilitating a Retrospective for a group of my cellmates, political prisoners.

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The peculiar, persistent threat of bitsquatting

The Parallax

Typos have a long history, by turns serious and silly , going back to the dawn of the printed page.

Agile Coaching Ethics Initiative – Key Accomplishments & Highlights

Agile Alliance

The team working on the Agile Alliance Agile Coaching Ethics Initiative has been working steadily over the last six months, and we have now published a draft Code of Ethical Conduct for Agile Coaching (Code) and a set of supporting Ethics Scenarios.

Maximizing Developer Effectiveness

Martin Fowler

My colleague Tim Cochran has helped many software engineering organizations transform to respond faster to changing market needs.

Better Alternatives for ‘using namespace std’ in C++

The Crazy Programmer

Most new C++ programming students are taught to add “using namespace std” in the global scope after introducing the headers needed for their programs to compile successfully. As a result, students grow accustomed to engaging in this practice without realizing how bad it is.

Success Story: Swiss Insurtech Company Hires a Remote CTO from Ukraine

Read a story of a Swiss Insurtech startup which successfully extended their remote development team in Ukraine to 15 people and found their perfect CTO to manage their software development team.

Accountabilities in Scrum: It's A Complete Picture Now

Scrum.org

What is up awesome people? I hope you had an awesome holiday break. As you may have noticed, there have been several changes introduced in Scrum Guide 2020. Scrum no longer emphasizes roles but instead accountabilities.

SCRUM 188

From Build to Run: Pointers on Secure Deployment

Xebia

Our experience with resources on secure deployment Have you ever searched for resources on “Secure Software Deployment”? Most of the results revolve around the pentesting or putting security tools in your CI/CD pipeline.

The peculiar, persistent threat of bitsquatting

The Parallax

Typos have a long history, by turns serious and silly , going back to the dawn of the printed page.

Living Complexity: A catalogue of practices for everyday software and digital products development

Agile Alliance

The post Living Complexity: A catalogue of practices for everyday software and digital products development first appeared on Agile Alliance

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4 Approaches to Data Analytics

As the analytics landscape continues to evolve, application teams who need to embed dashboards, reports, and other analytics capabilities in their applications can choose from dozens of solutions. How do you differentiate one solution from the next?

Maximizing Developer Effectiveness: Organizational Effectiveness

Martin Fowler

Tim finishes his article by looking at how highly effective organizations design their engineering organization to optimize for effectiveness and feedback loops.

Factors to Consider Before Developing An On-demand Streaming Platform

The Crazy Programmer

Streaming services and streaming various contents is now a crucial part of life. So how can you get a piece of the action? Here we are going to show you things to put in place before building your streaming app.

22 Scrum Master Anti-Patterns from Job Ads: From Funny to What the Heck?

Scrum.org

TL; DR: Scrum Master Anti-Patterns from Job Ads. Job ads for Scrum Master positions reveal great insight into an organization’s progress on becoming agile. I analyzed more than 50 job ads for Scrum Master positions to gain these.

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Palo Alto: You think you’re prepared for the next SolarWinds? You Are Not!

CTOvision

Instead of winding down at the end of the year, already strapped security teams were scrambling over the last week to ensure their organizations are safe in the wake of […]. News Palo Alto Networks SolarWinds

Is Your IoT Pilot in Danger?

Take our short quiz to determine if your IoT pilot is set up for success, or at risk of being delayed.

Zero-day black market shifts from selling vulnerabilities to selling access

The Parallax

One of the software success stories of the Covid-19 pandemic era has been that of videoconferencing service Zoom.

Agile Coach Camp Worldwide – Going Remote!

Agile Alliance

Our world became topsy-turvy because of the COVID pandemic. Agile Coach Camp Worldwide (ACC-WW) was no exception. ACC-WW is normally held the weekend prior to the Agile20xx conference.

Distributed Systems Pattern: State Watch

Martin Fowler

Clients are interested in changes to the specific values on the server. It's difficult for clients to structure their logic if they need to poll the server continuously to look for changes. If clients open too many connections to the server for watching changes, it can overwhelm the server. more….

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How to Keep Your Software Safe From DLL Hijacking

The Crazy Programmer

For years, technology enthusiasts have used tools such as extreme injector to create DLL libraries to carry out specific jobs or processes. The main purpose of these types of libraries is to hijack the software it is being used on.

Cassandra Data Modeling Guide to Best Practices

Are you a developer, database architect, or database administrator that's new to Cassandra but have been tasked with developing a Cassandra schema design? Learn the basic rules to keep in mind when designing your schema for Cassandra.

71 Scrum Product Owner Interview Questions (2): Internal Stakeholders & Product Roadmaps

Scrum.org

TL; DR: 71 Product Owner Interview Questions to Avoid Imposters. If you are looking to fill a position for a Product Owner in your organization, you may find the following 71 interview questions useful to identify the right candidate.

SCRUM 188

Where Programming, Ops, AI, and the Cloud are Headed in 2021

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

In this report, we look at the data generated by the O’Reilly online learning platform to discern trends in the technology industry—trends technology leaders need to follow. But what are “trends”? All too often, trends degenerate into horse races over languages and platforms.

Zero-day black market shifting from selling vulnerabilities to access

The Parallax

One of the software success stories of the Covid-19 pandemic era has been that of videoconferencing service Zoom.

Agile Mardi Gras: A Postcard from Trinidad and Tobago

Agile Alliance

‘Let’s Play Mas!’ Carnival celebrations in Trinidad and Tobago are world-famous and attract visitors from almost every country. Carnival lasts for months starting right after Christmas and culminates in two days of massive, vibrant celebration: the Monday and Tuesday before Ash Wednesday.

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5 Tips to Advance Your Career as a Technical Recruiter

This step-by-step guide is designed to provide technical recruiters with tips and tricks to achieve tangible results that accelerate their recruiting efforts—and career.

Distributed Systems Pattern: Lease

Martin Fowler

Cluster nodes need exclusive access to certain resources. But nodes can crash; they can be temporarily disconnected or experiencing a process pause. Under these error scenarios, they should not keep the access to a resource indefinitely. more…. skip-home-page

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Best Countries to Hire a Remote Java Developer in 2021

The Crazy Programmer

If you decide to start 2021 by creating your project, then you have many things to do right – from validating your idea of choosing a technology stack and development vendor.

YDS: What Does a Scrum Master Do on Day One?

Scrum.org

On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: What does a Scrum Master do on day one? You're just starting a new Scrum Master role, and you see many opportunities to change and improve things. With so many options, it's hard to know where to begin.

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