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How learning helps organizations build an agile workforce

DXC

While forward-thinking companies are rapidly investing in their technology resources, they’re doing the same for their human resources. That’s because these organizations know that the workforce of the future isn’t made up solely of robots. Instead, the workforce of the future is an “augmented” one, where humans and AI work together to drive greater efficiency, […]. Applications employee learning human resources

Lessons from DevOps: The future of automation is iteration

TechBeacon

As IT adopts automation for many back-office tasks, it's important to continuously monitor and update those practices. Setting and forgetting" is a practice of a bygone era; in today's world of on-demand infrastructure, automation ought to be constantly evaluated for maximum benefit.

5 Ways to Create a Culture of Continuous Improvement

Planbox

As we discussed in our previous blog, 7 Tips for a Successful Digital Transformation your organization has undergone a hefty transformation. So, now what? You keep changing and improving!

Daily Scrum: Is it a Waste of Time?

Agile Alliance

Daily Scrum? It’s a waste of time and interrupts my work. Daily Scrum is just a chance for the Scrum Master to show up and micromanage. Daily Scrum is for reporting status, but I could do that in an email. Do any of these complaints sound familiar?

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Design and Run Experiments That Actually Progress Your Business

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

Experimenting as a way to explore new products, services, and business models can help eliminate the guesswork involved in building something your customers actually value. That said, it's often quite tricky to take your vision and figure out the first experiment to run. How do you get started? How can you ensure your experiments are well-designed? Join Nick Noreña, educator, entrepreneur, and currently an Innovation Coach at Kromatic, as he walks us through how we can figure out the right experiments to run for any product or service, and in organizations of all sizes.

My Experience With Growing A Developer Culture

Scrum.org

For years, I’ve fulfilled the role of Scrum Master for many different organizations and Scrum Teams. These teams were mostly focused on software development. I’ve been in the fortunate position of having worked for some great organizations.

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Linus Torvalds Sees Lots of Hardware Headaches Ahead

DevOps.com

Linux founder Linus Torvalds, today at the KubeCon + CloudNative + Open Source Summit China conference, warned attendees that managing software is about to become a lot more challenging, largely because of two hardware issues that are beyond the control of DevOps teams.

Cloudera at ACM SIGMOD/PODS 2019

Cloudera Engineering

The annual ACM SIGMOD/PODS Conference is a leading international forum for database researchers, practitioners, developers, and users to explore cutting-edge ideas and results, and to exchange techniques, tools, and experiences.

28 Product Backlog Anti-Patterns

Scrum.org

TL; DR: 28 Product Backlog Anti-Patterns. Scrum is a simple, yet sufficient framework to build emerging products, provided you identify in advance what is worth building.

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R Algorithms in AI and computing forces working together: A small industry insight

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

When it comes to understanding computing processes, especially in today’s front end and backend development world, most of the times everything revolves heavily around analyzing the algorithmic architecture in tools, applications, or more complex pieces of software.

How to Design Strong Experiments

Speaker: Franziska Beeler, Head of Cloud Academy, and Tendayi Viki, Associate Partner, Strategyzer

When testing new business and product ideas, choosing the right experiment is just the beginning. After we have chosen our experiment, it’s important that we spend some time designing it well. Join Tendayi Viki, corporate innovation expert and associate partner at Strategyzer, and Franziska Beeler, Head of Cloud Academy at Strategyzer, as they walk us through the three key elements that help you design stronger experiments and come away with the evidence you need to advance your idea.

A Golden Age for Developers

DevOps.com

There’s probably never been a time since the dawn of programming when there has been more opportunity for developers—individuals and teams—to imagine, create and be successful.

One Question Leaders Ask to Build Better Ideas

Let's Grow Leaders

To build better ideas, point people toward solutions. You can’t possibly come up with the solution to every problem. You know you need your team’s input. And even when you’ve got a good idea, it can improve. Your team can help you […].

Ideas on How to Improve Your Product Backlog Management Techniques

Scrum.org

TL; DR: Ideas on How to Improve Your Product Backlog Management Techniques. Scrum is a simple, yet sufficient framework to build emerging products, provided you identify in advance what is worth building.

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AI and machine learning will require retraining your entire organization

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

To successfully integrate AI and machine learning technologies, companies need to take a more holistic approach toward training their workforce.

The Six Principles of Persuasion

Speaker: Michael Carducci, CTO, Mago:Tech

As senior tech leaders, we often fall prey to thinking that a “good idea” and logical case is sufficient to get the desired response and result. We might be trying to get our CEO on-board with investment in a new technology or a rearchitecture effort, or we might want culture or process changes by our team. Our “good idea” is simply the beginning. An idea must be communicated; a case must be made; and ultimately other people must be persuaded to get onboard. Michael Carducci brings a fascinating background to this webinar. He’s a technologist and regularly works to help senior leaders improve their results. He’s also a professional mentalist and has been a student of psychology, human behavior and the principles of influence for nearly two decades.

The Road to Redemption

DevOps.com

The post The Road to Redemption appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs ROELBOB

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Microservices, Apache Kafka, and Domain-Driven Design

Confluent

Microservices have a symbiotic relationship with domain-driven design (DDD)—a design approach where the business domain is carefully modeled in software and evolved over time, independently of the plumbing that makes the system work.

Refresh the Purpose of the Scrum Framework

Scrum.org

The Scrum Framework, visualized by Thea Schukken. How would the people you work with complete the following sentence: “The Scrum Framework exists in order to …”? Sometimes we get bogged down in the rules and mechanics of Scrum while forgetting what we’re trying to achieve in the first place.

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Who Will Win Wimbledon? Serving Up Some Data

DataRobot

It’s been a fun year in the world of professional tennis. From the men’s tour, we’ve witnessed Novak Djokovik winning in Australia, Rafael Nadal winning in France, and Roger Federer rounding out the continued domination of the Big Three.

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Walk a Mile in Your Customer's Shoes

Speaker: Steven Haines, Founder and CEO, Sequent Learning Networks

Product professionals use phrases like "voice of the customer," and "user experience" so often that it can be easy to lose sight of their actual meanings. How can we, as product professionals, learn to keep customers and users at the heart of our work? Join Steven Haines, globally recognized thought leader and author, as he guides us through a memorable journey demonstrating how you can walk a mile in their customer's shoes. He'll explore how, by developing true empathy for your users, you can ensure you're creating the features and products they actually want.

27-Factor Assessments Lead to Success With DevOps

DevOps.com

October 2019 will mark the 10th anniversary of the first DevOpsDays, where the term “DevOps” began to catch on. In the world of information technology, 10 years is a long time and it is quite evident based on the amount of change that has transpired since then.

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Women Never Realize the Importance of Financial Security Until It’s Too Late

Women on Business

We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven't already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link]. Women On Business Sponsors

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How Do I Deal With a Passive Aggressive Co-worker?

Let's Grow Leaders

Have you ever dealt with a passive-aggressive turkey like this? On Monday your passive-aggressive peer says, “We girls have to stick together. You know there’s a special place in hell for women who don’t support other women. I’ve got you.” ” And then […].

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Designing the.NET API for Apache Kafka

Confluent

Confluent’s clients for Apache Kafka ® recently passed a major milestone—the release of version 1.0. This has been a long time in the making.

Get Better User Insights With Wasteless Validation

Speaker: Tim Herbig, Product Management Coach and Consultant

Product teams tend to get ahead of themselves by rushing from idea straight to building a Minimum Viable Product (MVP). How can a product manager slow their team down and prevent them from wasting valuable resources? Join Tim Herbig, Product Management Coach and Consultant, as he introduces a new way of understanding MVPs and explores how you can approach validation without wasting the resources of your development team.

VMware Adds Cloud Automation for DevOps

DevOps.com

Those who follow my blog will recall that I covered (and did some work for) CloudCoreo, a cloud security and compliance start-up.

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The 3D Printer Effect: How a Makers Community Was Born

Gorilla Logic

I have to start this post by making a confession. About a year ago, I really wanted to buy a 3D printer, but after looking at a myriad of options on the web, I decided not to spend my entire Christmas bonus on one… maybe you’ll understand me.

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TechSoup's Take on the Giving USA 2019 News

TechSoup

The Giving USA 2019 report by the Giving USA Foundation and the University of Indiana Lilly Family School of Philanthropy has just come out. The good news? American individuals, bequests, foundations and corporations gave $427 billion to U.S.

Top-Down vs. Bottom-Up Culture Change

Dataiku

Last year when we surveyed over one hundred data professionals, they ranked organizational change as their third biggest data challenge (behind data cleaning and model productionalization).

Schema Evolution Patterns

Speaker: Alex Rasmussen, CEO, Bits on Disk

If you want to make your development team squirm, ask them about database schema changes or API versioning. Most development teams struggle with changing database schemas and updating API versions without breaking existing code. Alex Rasmussen is an expert in helping teams through these struggles. His talk will examine database schema changes and API versioning as two instances of schema evolution: how your systems respond when the structure of your structured data changes.

Leading Business Transformation From the Top

DevOps.com

From their inception, new agile digital disruptors have realized the importance of centering their business objectives around value and technology, making it vital for traditional incumbents to follow suit.

Things You Need to Know Before Choosing Computer Science as your Major in College

The Crazy Programmer

So you’ve successfully graduated from your high school and are about being admitted to a college of your dream. Now you’re rubbing your hands together in anticipation of the best time in your life. Soon you’ll dive headfirst into the fascinating realm of academia.

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Leader-less Scrum?

3back

Is your Scrum vocabulary missing the word “leader“? Is the idea of recognized leaders something you think belongs to the waterfall world, not agile?

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