November, 2020

71 Scrum Product Owner Interview Questions

Scrum.org

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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Making Privacy an Essential Business Process

Cloudera

Canada is poised to become a world-leader in privacy regulation and with new regulation comes record-breaking fines for those who can’t keep up. . In November, Canada introduced the Digital Charter Implementation Act.

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Measuring Fairness in Machine Learning Models

Dataiku

In our previous article , we gave an in-depth review on how to explain biases in data. The next step in our fairness journey is to dig into how to detect biased machine learning models. Tech Blog

Don't put data science notebooks into production

Martin Fowler

We've come across many clients who are interested in taking the computational notebooks developed by their data scientists, and putting them directly into the codebase of production applications. My colleague David Johnston points out that while data science ideas do need to move out of notebooks and into production, trying to deploy that notebooks as a code artifact breaks a multitude of good software practices. Predictably, that results in a number of observed pain points.

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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.

An Event for Crazy Programmers Only

The Crazy Programmer

2020 has been an eventful year, but what if we tell you that events are not all the same? What if there was an event for developers with no dress code, no small talk, no limits – only genuine connections?

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Improve Your Agile Retrospectives by Learning From Science!

Agile Alliance

How well are Agile retrospectives serving you? We assume you follow the Agile retrospective agenda by starting with setting the stage, then gathering data, followed by generating insights before you decide on actions and close the retrospectives.

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Scrum Guide 2020 and 2017 Side-by-Side Comparison

Scrum.org

On November 18, 2020 Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland published an update of the Scrum Guide. According to the co-creators, the Scrum Guide 2020 aims at “bringing Scrum back to being a minimally sufficient framework by removing or softening prescriptive language”[1].

Mathematical Modelling of Football

Henrik Warne

This fall I took the course Mathematical Modelling of Football from Uppsala University. It was taught by Professor David Sumpter , and I believe this is the first academic course of its kind.

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Bliki: ComputationalNotebook

Martin Fowler

A computational notebook is an environment for writing a prose document that allows the author to embed code which can be easily executed with the results also incorporated into the document. It's a platform particularly well-suited for data science work.

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Achieve Manufacturing Digital Transformation

Survival of the fittest is linked not to size or strength, but to the ability to change, adapt, and seize opportunities. Factories are increasingly being relied upon to handle more complex operations to serve a broader range of products. To perform this effectively, smart manufacturing is key.

Top 3 Programming Languages to Learn in 2021

The Crazy Programmer

Did you know that there are more than 600 programming languages in the world? That is a lot to choose from, right? Choosing the perfect one for your needs can be a bit difficult then.

Privacy advocates split on California’s Prop. 24

The Parallax

In 2021, technology companies whose businesses are based on the user data they collect might face financial penalties from a new California state agency. Regulatory oversight of consumer privacy is often pushed for and broadly lauded by consumer privacy advocates.

Celebrating 20+ Years of Agility at the Agile20Reflect Festival

Agile Alliance

February 2021 will mark the 20th anniversary of a pivotal moment in the history of the Agile movement, specifically the creation of the Manifesto for Agile Software Development.

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The Scrum Framework, Illustrated

Scrum.org

With the launch of the new Scrum Guide, we also created a new illustration of the Scrum framework.

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Report by Dresner Advisory Services: Embedded Business Intelligence Market Study

According to the 2020 Dresner Embedded Business Intelligence Market Study, embedded business intelligence is crucial for application success. This report explores the current state of BI and why application teams are increasingly choosing an embedded solution.

Organisational structures to create autonomy: what I’ve learned from my daughter

Xebia

I’m grateful to learn from my daughter. Be able to see how the brain develops and picks up new concepts, skills and words. Nowadays, I enjoy to sit down and watch her play. As a parent, I also need to help her to achieve her autonomy: emotionally, mentally and physically.

The Death of Goldman Sachs

Martin Fowler

A misleading title to draw readers into an occasionally true story. A couple of weeks ago Cindy was woken in the wee hours by sounds of animals fighting in our garden. As she investigated, she saw two coyotes run off, leaving our cat's body behind.

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How to Uninstall Python on Windows, Mac and Linux

The Crazy Programmer

Many times we ran into problems where nothing related to Python seems working fine and we want to uninstall it completely and re-install it to remove the problem. So, in this post, we are going to see How to uninstall Python on Windows, Mac and Linux. Uninstall Python on Windows.

There’s more to bug bounty success than hacking skills

The Parallax

In Disney’s hit live-action Star Wars TV show The Mandalorian , bounty hunters join a guild in order to earn status and be assured of the best bounties available.

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5 Tips to Advance Your Career as a Technical Recruiter

Just as the tech industry revolves around innovation, so does technical recruiting. To advance their career by attracting top candidates in a competitive landscape, modern recruiters must commit to actively adapting and advancing their hiring strategies. 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.

How to Navigate a Code Freeze [Key Takeaways]

Agile Alliance

‘Tis the season…for code freeze! Although the prevailing Agile wisdom (and much of the research, for example see the 2016 State of DevOps Report) tells us code freezes are bad, they are a reality for many folks in a variety of industries.

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OKRs: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

Scrum.org

OKRs are a powerful tool for setting and measuring goals, but like all power tools, they can become dangerous in unskilled hands.

Remote collaborative modelling part 1: Check-in

Xebia

Collaborative modelling is not only an essential practice in Domain-Driven Design for creating a shared understanding of the domain. I believe it is vital in building sustainable and inclusive quality software.

Japan Times Indicates Japan considers using AI for speedy policy decisions

CTOvision

The government is considering introducing an artificial intelligence-based big data analysis system developed by an American firm in order to enable speedier policy decisions, according to government sources. It has started […]. News Palantir

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.

Solve “TypeError: ‘module’ object is not callable” in Python

The Crazy Programmer

Being a Python programmer, we all have seen this error at some point of time where our shell is showing typeerror: ‘module’ object is not callable and this post will help you understand why we see this error in our console. Hey guys, welcome back and in this post, we are going to see why we see this error in our python code and how you can avoid this error. Before talking about the solution to this problem, let’s see why this error occurs. Reason for Error.

There’s more to bug bounty success than hacking skills

The Parallax

In Disney’s hit live-action Star Wars TV show The Mandalorian , bounty hunters join a guild in order to earn status and be assured of the best bounties available.

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Radical Innovation

Agile Alliance

Radical Innovation. Tuning leadership approach to the situation and context – what is holding us back? PLEASE LOG IN To view this content must be a Member of the Agile Alliance. To become a Member, please visit our Membership Options. Username Password Remember Me Forgot Password.

Scrum Framework 2020 Poster

Scrum.org

On November 18, 2020 Ken Schwaber and Jeff Sutherland published a new version of the Scrum Guide. We updated our Scrum Framework poster to reflect the Scrum Guide 2020. You can download our free Scrum Framework poster here.

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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.

7 Software Development Models You Should Know

Flexagon

The Software Development Life Cycle, or SDLC, is the process of planning, designing, developing, testing, and deploying high-quality software at the lowest cost possible, preferably in the shortest amount of time.

When BYOD Also Means Bring-Your-Own-Cyber Risk

CTOvision

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) used to be an emerging trend in the workplace, one that allowed professionals a bit more flexibility and comfort by using their personal computers and […]. News Eclypsium

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Declarative vs Imperative Programming

The Crazy Programmer

When we talk about the programming we mainly focus on languages and codes but an important part of writing good code or selecting the correct programming language for the problem we are working on is to understand the language itself. In this article, we will discuss the different types of Programming Paradigm which are present in programming.