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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Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

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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Mind the (skills) gap: Cybersecurity talent pool must expand to take advantage of quantum computing opportunities

CTOvision

The “second age” of quantum computing is poised to bring a wealth of new opportunities to the cybersecurity industry – but in order to take full advantage of these benefits, […]. News QuintessenceLabs

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.

Open Source & Open Standards: Navigating the Intricacies of a Symbiotic Partnership

Speaker: Guy Martin, Executive Director of OASIS Open

The COVID-19 global pandemic has raised the already bright visibility of technology to an even higher level. Join Guy Martin, Executive Director at OASIS Open, as he presents this webinar that will discuss how we can make open source and open standards even more effective by helping them recapture their strong partnership.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

Realizing the Benefits of Automated Machine Learning

How are organizations using machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to derive business value? Renowned author and professor Tom Davenport explains the rise of automated machine learning, its benefits, and success stories from businesses that are already using it.

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.

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

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.

Leading Advertising and Analytics Company Outperforms With a Graph Database

Xandr, a division of AT&T, has built an identity graph that connects information on people, households, and more. The company is using this graph to provide advertisers an ability to deliver commercials more successfully than ever before. Learn more.

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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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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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.

Cloud-Scale Monitoring With AWS and Datadog

In this eBook, find out the benefits and complexities of migrating workloads to AWS, and services that AWS offers for containers and serverless computing.

Operations Model: DevOps, NoOps, AIOps or None of the Above Ops?

DevOps.com

Within an organization, an operations model must be fit-for-purpose and be able to adapt as business needs change. At the same time, changing technology necessitates an advancement in how an organization operates.

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RiskIQ CEO on the SolarWinds Attack: ‘This Hit the Security Community Hard’

CTOvision

The SolarWinds breach is a case study in how attackers can subvert a widely used piece of software to turn it to their advantage, says Lou Manousos, CEO of RiskIQ. “The […]. News RiskIQ SolarWinds

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.

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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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What is Contextual Analytics? The Next Evolution of Embedded Analytics

Download this white paper to learn what contextual analytics is, how BI platforms like Yellowfin revolutionize the way users discover insights from their data with native contextual analytics, and how it adds value to your software solution by elevating the user experience.

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.

4 Ways to Scale DevOps in 2021

DevOps.com

January is a month often dedicated to planning, setting intentions and preparing ourselves professionally and personally for a fresh year. In my own capacity as a DevOps and SRE leader, many of the clients I work with will reinvigorate internal efforts to streamline how they work in Q1.

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