Sat.Mar 02, 2019 - Fri.Mar 08, 2019

The Who, What, Where, When, and Whys of Developer Relations

Algolia

In September 2018, I was sitting on a park bench in Paris, when a nice old lady sat next to me. The problem is, I don’t speak French, and she didn’t speak English. We attempted to have a conversation anyway.

Equality - the roles in Scrum

Scrum.org

The Scrum Team consists of three roles. The only three roles needed in Scrum. But all needed! And all equally important to be successful. This first sentence is all there is to it.

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Full-Time Employment in the Age of Automation

DevOps.com

Back in 1930, the economist John Maynard Keynes wrote a short essay, “Economic Possibilities for our Grandchildren,” in which he predicted that in a hundred years the 15-hour work week will be commonplace.

Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: Russell Ackoff

Agile Alliance

This entry was written as part of the Supporting Agile Adoption program, an Agile Alliance initiative dedicated to supporting organizations and their people become more Agile.

Add Value with a Dashboard Refresh: What You Need to Know

Speaker: Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant, Motivational Speaker

Dashboards and analytics can really set your application apart, but that doesn't mean you can implement them and forget about them. Are they adding value to your product? Do your users benefit from them anymore? What should be improved, and what do we have the resources to improve? Join Miles Robinson, former UX and Design Manager, as he explains the different ways to refresh your dashboards - and how to determine what's the best path to product dashboard success. You'll leave with an understanding of how to figure out the best next steps specifically for you and your application.

Applications and innovations in the Internet of Things (IoT)

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a system of interrelated devices that have unique identifiers and can autonomously transfer data over a network. IoT ecosystems consist of internet-enabled smart devices that have integrated sensors, processors, and communication hardware to capture, analyze, and send data from their immediate environments. IHS Technology predicts that there will be over 30 billion IoT devices in use by 2020 and over 75 billion by 2025.

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5 Questions to Ask Remote Web Developers

DevOps.com

Great web developers are waiting to be hired. Your company could seize upon the opportunity—but only if you’re willing to be patient, dedicated and a little creative. Don’t scare away qualified remote web developers with a few poorly worded questions or a mistimed probe.

7 Talks to Add to Your Schedule at DevNexus 2019

OverOps

It’s hot, it’s relevant, and it’s the second largest Java conference in the nation. It’s DevNexus, the conference by developers for developers.

8 ways to hire a developer [Actionable tips]

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Whether you are an employer or an employee, you need to think beyond résumés to stay ahead of the game. From hackathons to automated evaluation tools, semantic analysis to personality tests, social hiring to web scraping, recruiting is being reinvented and how.

As a Leader?—?Why I Love to Teach!

Scrum.org

As a Global Vice President at a major financial institution, I spend two days a week teaching Product Ownership, Agile Leadership, Scrum, and Kanban to 25 employees per week. As a Professional Scrum Trainer, I’ve taught over 1500 people through the years. This experience has made me a better leader.

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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.

Agile Q&A: What is a Self-Organizing, Cross-Functional Team?

Agile Alliance

Learn how project managers accustomed to a more traditional software development environment can adapt to a more Agile approach in this post from the Agile Alliance blog. People agile teams cross-functional teams

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The System Of OKR At Google

Evolution4all

Google is one of the largest multinational technology companies in the world today. Apart from being a search engine, the technology giant has many products and services, with some being acquired or purchased over the years.

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One Step Back, Two Steps Forward

3back

We were humming along as a Team; suddenly it feels like everybody’s got two left feet. What’s going on? Sometimes when a Team hits a rough patch, after a period of really working well together, it’s hard to understand what went wrong? We’ve faced tough challenges before… this feels different.

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Iterating towards Professional Scrum

Scrum.org

The 2019 Scrum Master Trends Report by scrum.org and the State of Agile 2018 shows numbers that provide insight in the maturity of agile adoptions. More than 80% of the Scrum Masters (respondents) claim their organization is in or below a “still maturing” level.

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5 Product Traps - And Better Paths

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Is your agile team overloaded with feature requests, with no time for discovery? Do your roadmaps read like impossible wish lists? Well, you’re not alone. It may seem impossible now, but what if we said that with a few changes, you could be meeting deadlines with the ability to predict progress with accuracy, be happy with your progress against the roadmap, and be making time for near-continuous discovery? Johanna Rothman has seen this all too often across many different organizations. She will take us through five common traps that agile product teams fall into – and likely you are in several of those traps right now. And good news - she has ways to avoid them!

Architectures

DevOps.com

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OKR Guidelines: How to Set and Reach Your Goals

Evolution4all

Since the mid-1980s, Objectives and Key Results ( OKRs ) has been in use by many companies and that’s why in this article we will talk about OKR Guidelines. Examples of companies that are using this system are Amazon and Google.

Lessons learned building natural language processing systems in health care

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

NLP systems in health care are hard—they require broad general and medical knowledge, must handle a large variety of inputs, and need to understand context. We’re in an exciting decade for natural language processing (NLP).

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21st century executive leadership - steps on the journey to adaptiveness & consciousness

Scrum.org

Executive (n): Person or group appointed and given the responsibility to manage the affairs of an organization and the authority to make decisions within specified boundaries. In this Scrum.org context.

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5 Key Considerations for Top-Notch Product Dashboards

Speaker: Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant, Motivational Speaker

So you want to set your product apart with the latest analytics, but you’re not sure where to start. How do you know what your customers want? And how can you make sure that you’re solving their problems? And wait a second, is it even feasible for your team to take this on right now? Join Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant, as he covers five key considerations for you to keep in mind when you’re updating your software or app to offer the latest in embedded dashboards. You’ll leave with a better understanding of where to begin on creating actionable, insightful dashboards.

How is software developed at Amazon?

High Scalability

How is software developed at Amazon? Get a couple of prime pizzas delivered and watch this excellent interview with Ken Exner, GM of AWS Developer Tools. It's notable Ken is from the tools group, because progress in an industry is almost always made possible by the development of better tools.

How OKR Works: A Beginner’s Guide

Evolution4all

In this article, we will explain how OKR works. Objectives and Key Results ( OKRs ) is a phenomenal goal setting framework that many organisations utilise. It’s a simple, easy, straightforward and results-driven system.

Controlling the Flow: Why Today’s Leaders Have To Be Plumbers Too

Terry Starbucker

There’s a role a leader must play that in this day and age is even more important than being a teacher or mentor. It’s the role of a plumber. Yep, a plumber. Think about this for a minute – a plumber deals with pressure and flow all the time –in this case as it pertains to water.

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Velocity, the false metric of productivity

Scrum.org

There has been so much written about Velocity and its impact on teams yet it is one metric that eludes everyone and keeps cropping up whenever there is discussion around productivity. Is it really a metric of productivity? Let's explore. What is productivity? As defined (n): the state or quality of being productive. - the effectiveness of productive effort, especially in industry, as measured in terms of the rate of output per unit of input. .

How Product Managers Can Learn to Love Reporting

Speaker: Eric Feinstein, Professional Services Manager, Looker

For a long time, Product Managers have found it challenging to design interfaces inside their products that users could use for reporting. It seems like PMs and engineers have grown to hate embedded reporting. Fortunately, there are new technical approaches that are making this a significantly different picture, although there are still lots of interesting design challenges. Eric Feinstein, Professional Services Manager at Looker, has done workshops with lots of product managers who are looking to add effective reporting. He will use the example of a product manager of a learning management software system and how she would go through the process of defining reporting for users of the product. He will discuss working through personas, data types, reporting needs analysis and ultimately how this comes together to form a roadmap for reporting functionality and interface.

Transparent Hierarchical Storage Management with Apache Kudu and Impala

Cloudera Engineering

When picking a storage option for an application it is common to pick a single storage option which has the most applicable features to your use case. For mutability and real-time analytics workloads you may want to use Apache Kudu, but for massive scalability at a low cost you may want to use HDFS.

Full Maximisation Of OKR Benefits For Your Company

Evolution4all

Would your company or organisation benefit from Objectives and Key Results (OKRs)? Well, this is what we will explain in this blog post, the OKR benefits. This goal-setting framework is useful for any company regardless of the industry. Below are some of its major merits. OKRs is an Agile System.

Career Obsolescence

DevOps.com

The post Career Obsolescence appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs ROELBOB

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Redesigning Our Docs – Part 3 – The UX/UI Phase

Algolia

This is the third article in a series of blogs that describe our most recent changes to the architecture and content of our documentation. We focus here on user testing and the decision-making process behind our UX/UI choices. . “Start with the problem.

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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.

Types of Operating System

The Crazy Programmer

An operating system is the basic mechanism behind the working of the computer systems and mobile devices and so, understanding the operating system becomes very important from a user’s perspective. The various types of Operating systems are as follows: Types of Operating System.

With Backstory, business security takes a page from Google search

The Parallax

SAN FRANCISCO—For want of effective threat analysis, was Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign lost? Security startup Chronicle seems to think so.

How to Apply Agile and DevOps Principles to Accelerate Customer Experience Innovation

DevOps.com

These days, it’s not enough for companies to offer quality products or services; they must deliver an exceptional customer experience. In fast-changing environments, continual innovation on the front lines of customer service requires an agile and nimble approach.

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