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Should You Move Your Enterprise Data Warehouse to the Cloud?

Apps Associates

In many companies, the enterprise data warehouse (EDW) plays a central role in information analysis and decision making. For companies that have them, EDW’s often represent a significant investment in terms of time, cost and resources. They are often used by multiple business units and departments either natively or as a source of data for … Continue reading "Should You Move Your Enterprise Data Warehouse to the Cloud?". The post Should You Move Your Enterprise Data Warehouse to the Cloud?

Here’s what's wrong with maturity models

I always assume that the people I work with are professionals - and not children. This is why I don’t like maturity models in whatever shape or form. And we’ve got a lot of those in our industry. We have maturity models about development practices, about Leadership, about Scrum Teams, Scrum Masters and Product Owners. And about skills in general (Shu-Ha-Ri, anyone?). Everyone has a maturity model these days.


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The Rise of Hybrid Cloud: 7 Reasons Why It Might be a Better Choice


The past few years have witnessed the hybrid cloud becoming the default choice for most organizations across industries. Two main shifts in the market have driven this change: The ever-increasing diversity of products, technologies, tools and clouds that are being used by organizations in a bid to support their changing business requirements. The increasing willingness of the information technology industry to accept this growing and penetrative diversity. Evolution of the Cloud.

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Infinity stones every HR needs to collect before the war

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Before I begin writing, let me clarify that I am a DC fan and had not realized Marvel existed until Robert Downey Jr. decided to come on board as Iron Man. It has been 10 years since the first Marvel cinematic universe film hit the theatres to eventually become Hollywood’s most successful franchise. I have always been a comic book fan, and firmly believe that reading is never a waste of time, no matter what I read, be it a comic or a biography.

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The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

Communities of Practice Success Stories: How World-Class Companies Run Their CoPs


Communities of Practice Success Stories. Empowering communities of practice is one of the best ways to foster learning and boost performance in your organisation. Here , we talked about how CoPs enable knowledge transfer (which is basically one of its primary roles). But to truly appreciate their value, it would be best to tell you about communities of practice success stories. Ready to be inspired by these success stories? Let’s begin. World Bank Communities of Practice.

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The 7 Key Components of True Root Cause Analysis


Root Cause Analysis (RCA) or simply “Root Cause” are terms often used when troubleshooting enterprise application behavior. A quick web search shows that “Root Cause” is a term that describes a wide range of approaches, tools and techniques to uncover the cause of an issue. More specifically, the term describes the process of understanding the exact element or state that caused unexpected behavior. But what does this translate to in terms of content?

Impact of Artificial Intelligence in the Healthcare Industry


The milestones achieved by Artificial Intelligence have the world on its toes. Apart from all the industries, it has been touching, the modern healthcare industry has been receiving paramount importance. There has been an exemplary shift in the way patients are diagnosed by doctors because they now have a good amount of actionable data that […]. Artificial Intelligence News

Why Do Communities of Practice Fail? Understanding CoPs and Its Limitations


Why Do Communities of Practice Fail? Communities of practice (CoP) have become an integral part of the organisational landscape. Companies use it to share best practices, improve employee performance, develop new strategies, and create innovative approaches to resolving problems. As someone with a leadership position, if you’re not aware that your company have CoPs, you’re part of the problem. We’re here to guide you how to leverage these communities to your advantage.


Scrum is Driving us Crazy!

Quite a few teams in organizations implementing Scrum depict their frustration in statements like “Scrum is driving us crazy!”, “It’s too chaotic!”, “As if we didn’t have enough meetings, now we have to deal with a ton more!”, “So many metrics we need to improve upon?!?”. With the discussion that follows, it becomes fairly apparent that problem lies elsewhere.


Are Your Embedded Analytics DevOps-Friendly?

Does your analytics solution work with your current tech stack and DevOps practices? If not, any update to the analytics could increase deployment complexity and become difficult to maintain. Learn the 5 elements of a DevOps-friendly embedded analytics solution.

Agile Alliance Announces AGILE2019 Program

Agile Alliance

Global Agile Conference in Washington, D.C. is the Industry’s Premier Event PORTLAND, Ore., April 23, 2019 — Today Agile Alliance is pleased to announce the program for AGILE2019, the largest annual international gathering of Agilists. The conference is the premier global event for the advancement of Agile practices. This year we received nearly 2,000 submissions … Continued

Uniting Women in Cyber Symposium 2019


Please check out this event and help spread the word. This promises to be a great event that can make positive contributions to a wide range of stakeholders in industry, academia, government and for citizens. The event is the Uniting Women in Cyber Symposium 2019. For more and to register see: [link] From their website: […]. CTO Cyber War Events

How Communities of Practice Develop Your Workers Skills?


How Communities of Practice Develop Your Workers Skills? You’ve probably envisioned of it a couple of times; seeing your employees initiating to be better in the job they do. With the current setting and company culture that you have now, you’re probably thinking that it’s elusive to provide continuing skill training to your employees without them seeing it as another “tasks”. This is where communities of practice step in.

The Scrum Master is a Full-Time Role?

Ever wonder what a Scrum Master does all day? If you’re new to the role of a Scrum Master, you might think you have to facilitate all the events, take notes and schedule outlook meetings. Turns out you don’t have to do any of that! Watch to learn more from Robert Pieper, CEO of Responsive Advisors


5 Things a Data Scientist Can Do to Stay Current

DataRobot together with Snowflake – a leading cloud data platform provider — is helping data scientists stay current with the latest technology and data science best practices so that they can excel in an increasingly AI-driven workplace. Five Things a Data Scientist Can Do to Stay Current offers data scientists guidance for thriving in AI-driven enterprises.

Different Organizations, Different DevOps Outcomes

The main motivation behind inventing DevOps platform was to help close collaboration between developers and IT operations. Basically, DevOps emerged as a great platform to bring closer together developers and beneficiaries of the app development process. DevOps initiates a cross-disciplinary practice spanning across development and operations. The ultimate benefit of the DevOps approach is removing […].

Cybersecurity for AI Solutions Webinar 9 May 2019


Cybersecurity for Artificial Intelligence Solutions: A Framework for keeping AI from misbehaving May 9, 2019, 1:00 pm Schedule conflict? Register and you’ll receive a copy of the recording! The security of Artificial Intelligence is an emerging discipline. This webinar will provide insights from the CTO and Co-founder of OODA LLC, Bob Gourley. Bob is a pioneer in […]. Artificial Intelligence CTO News

Communities of Practice Guidelines For Your Business


Communities of Practice Guidelines. Communities of practice are a well-established organisational framework designed for cultivating and sharing knowledge capital among the corporate workforce. But how do you set it up according to the needs and structure of your company? How do you ensure that it will benefit your organisation and help you achieve your goals? How do you utilise CoPs to drive employee performance and improve business strategy?

Leadership is the Connective Tissue

Leadership means having the responsibility to enable an environment that harnesses the full intellectual talent of an organization. We hire a bunch of top diverse talent but limit them by unintentionally having them work only within their part or silo of a large organization. Leaders often have visibility and access to talented people across the organization. Your peers tell you about their accomplishments when they discuss the talent they have in their group.

Testing at Every Stage of Development

Up to 80% of new products fail. The reality is harsh and the reasons why are endless. Perhaps the new product couldn’t oust a customer favorite. Maybe it looked great but was too hard to use. Or, despite being a superior product, the go-to-market strategy failed. There’s always a risk when building a new product, but you can hedge your bets by understanding exactly what your customers' expectations truly are at every step of the development process.

Digital Transformation: Measuring What Matters

As enterprises strive to digitize their organizations, whether it’s digitally transforming aspects of sales and marketing, customer interactions or supply chain, they’re undergoing a wholesale revamp of traditional businesses into digital business models. While some companies are just getting started, as we covered earlier this month in Digital Transformation: Coming from Behind, the bulk of […]. The post Digital Transformation: Measuring What Matters appeared first on Security Breach, All Customer Passwords Reset

CTOvision fitness and bodybuilding fan website notified its customers of a security breach detected during February 2019 which was the direct result of a phishing email received back in July 2018. As detailed in the data incident notification published on the company’s help center, the security breach might “have affected certain customer information in our possession” […]. Cyber Security News

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10 Communities Of Practice Best Practices


Communities Of Practice Best Practices. Communities of Practice should be able to provide an opportunity for your team to build their expertise and deepen their knowledge in your industry. Ideally, this is achieved through regular collaboration within an environment where everyone is eager to share his or her knowledge with one another. However, in its early stage, initiating and encouraging your team to make CoPs work can be a bit challenging.

Strategic Networking is Key for Women Professionals

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How Embedding AI-Powered Analytics Can Give You a Competitive Advantage

Embedding dashboards and reports aren’t enough. Futureproof your application by offering instant, actionable insights that will give you and your customers a competitive advantage.

How to Improve DevOps Visibility

DevOps, by design, works quickly and accomplishes deadline-driven projects rapidly. With a high amount of project turnover, visibility into key operational data is easy to mismanage and can lead to simple mistakes, lack of optimization and organizational misalignment. To examine the effect of DevOps visibility, SmartDraw commissioned the “2019 DevOps Visibility Report.” ” The results were […]. The post How to Improve DevOps Visibility appeared first on

HP aims to secure its PC portfolio with Sure Sense malware blocker


HP on Tuesday announced a bevy of PC updates and new features, as well as the formal release of HP Sure Sense, the company’s new software that uses AI to prevent and block malware in near-real-time, including ransomware and previously unknown malware. HP says Sure Sense is different from other market offerings because it uses deep […]. Artificial Intelligence News

Addressing Communities of Practice Challenges: What You Need To Know


Communities of Practice Challenges. Knowledge has always been central to the success of any business. Whether it’s about the product, technology, process, or strategy – it is imperative for companies to invest and increase its intellectual capital in order to stay ahead of the competition. But unlike other competitive resources, knowledge belongs to individuals, not the organisation.


Finding Efficiencies in Hybrid Cloud

Digital Realty

Introducing the Hybrid, Multi-Cloud Acronym List (HMCAL) Okay, that’s not really a suggested acronym. But would it really surprise you if it was? We know the world is changing; we’re in the “change” every day. We’re becoming more and more digital

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Building Like Amazon

Speaker: Leo Zhadanovsky, Principal Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services

Amazon's journey to its current modern architecture and processes provides insights for all software development leaders. To get there, Amazon focused on decomposing for agility, making critical cultural and operational changes, and creating tools for software delivery. The result was enabling developers to rapidly release and iterate software while maintaining industry-leading standards on security, reliability, and performance. Whether you're developing for a small startup or a large corporation, learning the tools for CI/CD will make your good DevOps team great. We are excited to be joined by Leo Zhadanovsky, a Principal Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services.