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5 Common Misconceptions About Serverless in 2019


Why software projects take longer than you think – a statistical model

Erik Bernhardsson

Anyone who built software for a while knows that estimating how long something is going to take is hard. It’s hard to come up with an unbiased estimate of how long something will take, when fundamentally the work in itself is about solving something.

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Meet ‘misinfosec’: Fighting fake news like it’s malware

The Parallax

VANCOUVER—The last thing Emmanuel Vincent expected to do with his Ph.D. in oceanography and climate science was fact-checking news reports. But he found a compelling reason to dive into the fraught world of online journalism: He wanted to stop fake news.

How Much is Poor Quality Software Costing You?


Earlier this month, Herb Krasner, an Advisory Board member of the Consortium for IT Software Quality (CISQ) joined our VP of Solution Engineering Eric Mizell for a webinar examining the cost of poor quality software.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

What Good is Agility without Alignment?

One of the biggest misconceptions of agile is that it focuses on speed. How fast can we deliver? How fast can we deliver on this project/product? This short-sighted view of agile is causing a bigger problem?—?misalignment. misalignment.

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Why software projects take longer than you think – a statistical model

Erik Bernhardsson

Anyone who built software for a while knows that estimating how long something is going to take is hard. It’s hard to come up with an unbiased estimate of how long something will take, when fundamentally the work in itself is about solving something.

R vs Python for Machine Learning

The Crazy Programmer

There are so many things to learn before to choose which language is good for Machine Learning. We will discuss each and everything about R as well as Python and the situation or problem in which situation we have to use which language. Let’s start.

Designing a team culture

. What this article is about. Teams are becoming the fundamental organizational entity, individual responsibility is being replaced by that of the team. But responsibility does not come about all by itself.

FlexDeploy Loves APEX : Continuous Integration for APEX


Oracle Application Express (APEX) is a popular application development tool and is also used to develop custom extensions for Oracle E-Business Suite. FlexDeploy is a DevOps platform for Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, and Release Automation which supports Oracle APEX out of the box.

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

Monitoring the DevOps Toolchain

DevOps has grown in popularity among many companies seeking greater agility and higher-quality code. When using different tools for automation, these organizations need monitoring and tracking of these tools and metrics from different portals on a common dashboard.

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Highlights from the O'Reilly Artificial Intelligence Conference in New York 2019

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Watch highlights from expert talks covering AI, machine learning, deep learning, ethics, and more. People from across the AI world are coming together in New York for the O'Reilly Artificial Intelligence Conference. Below you'll find links to highlights from the event. AI and the robotics revolution.

The Kanban perspective on Teams

To Team or not to Team? The comparison between Kanban and Scrum obviously comes up often when we're talking to teams, especially in the context of Professional Scrum with Kanban. While they are more similar than many practitioners realize, one key difference is the perspective on Teams. . If you look at the definition of Kanban or Lean, you wouldn't find teams anywhere there.


Why Is TechSoup Investing in Apps for Good?


As usual, we are busy at TechSoup. We continue to build the capacity of individual organizations to use their technology to its fullest potential. And we continue to think about civil society and how technology can transform the field as a whole.

5 Signs It's Time to Replace Your Homegrown Analytics

If you built your analytics in house, chances are your basic features are no longer enough for your end users. Is it time to move on to a more robust analytics solution with more advanced capabilities? Follow this free guide for tips on making the build to buy transition.

Focusing on the True DevOps North Star: Continuous Improvement

When we look beyond the fundamentals of tearing down silos and establishing greater collaboration, communication and transparency, DevOps is a label assigned to a framework of best practices and technologies that organizations leverage to deliver systems faster, more efficiently and without sacrificing quality.

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Machine learning for personalization

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Tony Jebara explains how Netflix is personalizing and optimizing the images shown to subscribers. Continue reading Machine learning for personalization

How to Manage a Distributed Team with Both Office and Remote Workers

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Every distributed team looks different, but they all have one thing in common: they’re the future of work. Since distributed teams are set to become the norm – according to numerous recent studies and reports – it’s key that you adapt and update your management skills for this new mode of work. A new study by IWG reveals that 70% of employees globally work remotely at least once a week – and 50% of employees work remotely half the week.

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6 Steps to a Greener Office


Small changes add up to big impacts. Whether at home, in the community, or at work, each step in the right direction can move us toward a brighter, greener future. So, in honor of Earth Day 2019, we've gathered some tips to make your workplace more eco-friendly, one small step at a time. Operations


Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

The History of Computing, Part 1

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Applied machine learning at Facebook

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Kim Hazelwood discusses the hardware and software Facebook has designed to meet its scale needs. Continue reading Applied machine learning at Facebook

What Cyber Security and Game of Thrones Have in Common


By: Eric Rhoades, VP of Internet Solutions. We live in a hyper-connected world: enterprises are required to be online, available and responsive at all times.

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Shut the door and listen from outside


At a certain point, you start to finish each other’s statements. Teams that have been together for a while can breed a sort of shorthand in their communication. This has a lot of upsides, but it can also cause, for example, predictable retrospectives. Retrospectives should trigger learning and improvement. When they become predictable I feel […]. The post Shut the door and listen from outside appeared first on Xebia Blog. Agile Scrum Agile games continuous improvement retrospective

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3 Challenges of Building Complex Dashboards with Open Source Components

Speaker: Ryan MacCarrigan, Founding Principal, LeanStudio

Many product teams use charting components and open source code libraries to get dashboards and reporting functionality quickly. But what happens when you have a growing user base and additional feature requests? Watch this webinar with Ryan MacCarrigan, Founding Principal of Lean Studio, to learn about key considerations for launching your next analytics project.

DevOps and Security: Be Ready to Shield Your Application

All of us have heard of continuous improvement/continuous delivery (CI/CD). There are many benefits to implementing CI/CD, as it helps seamless integration from end to end for development and deployment processes.

Simple, scalable, and sustainable: A methodical approach to AI adoption

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Rajendra Prasad explains how leaders in large enterprises can make AI adoption successful. Continue reading Simple, scalable, and sustainable: A methodical approach to AI adoption

Integrated Data Protection for VMware Environments: Storage and Data Protection for Today, a Cloud-Ready Foundation for Tomorrow

Dell EMC

Digital Transformation has changed the landscape of what data is to organizations. As a result, the essential functions of modern-day data protection products and their relationship to users must be addressed.

Asynchronous workflow pattern


The asynchronous workflow pattern, also known as the publish-subscribe pattern, is an architecture pattern which is typically used to asynchronously perform resource intensive and time consuming tasks. To separate the request from the task itself we can use a queue where the sender puts messages that another service can pick up. This pattern is a subset of the […]. The post Asynchronous workflow pattern appeared first on Xebia Blog

More Effective Agile Leadership

Speaker: Steve McConnell, CEO, Construx Software

In this talk, Steve McConnell, CEO of Construx Software, distills hundreds of companies’-worth of real-world experience into the proven Agile leadership practices that work best. Steve will seamlessly thread together traditional approaches, early Agile approaches, modern Agile approaches, and the principles and context that underlie them all—creating an invaluable resource for Agile leaders, their teams, and their organizations.