Sat.Apr 20, 2019 - Fri.Apr 26, 2019

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.

Here’s what's wrong with maturity models

Scrum.org

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.

SCRUM 276

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

OverOps

The past few years have witnessed the hybrid cloud becoming the default choice for most organizations across industries.

Cloud 169

Chernobyl’s lessons for critical-infrastructure cybersecurity

The Parallax

CHERNOBYL EXCLUSION ZONE, Ukraine—The stray dog looking directly at me was hard to resist. Her ears perked up, her fur appeared clean—free of mange, at any rate—and she held a large stick firmly between her jaws. She looked like a good dog.

Make an Impact with Customer Journey Maps

Speaker: Kirui K. K., Co-founder and CEO of Tanasuk Africa

If you want to offer a better user experience, it can be tempting to track each and every data point in your product. However, this can quickly get complicated and overwhelming as you collect more and more data. How do you know which metrics will help you improve? Kirui K. K., Co-founder & CEO Tanasuk Africa, wants you to know that analytics don't have to be complicated to make an impact - no matter the size of your company. Join him as he explains how to create a customer journey map, then use that map to figure out the metrics you need to know - and how to use them.

Top Tips For PCB Design Layout

The Crazy Programmer

Are you thinking about designing a printed circuit board? PCBs are quite complicated, and you need to make sure that the layout that you choose is going to operate as well as you want it to. For this reason, we have put together some top tips for PCB design layout.

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The 7 Key Components of True Root Cause Analysis

OverOps

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.

Done with Signal? Not so fast

The Parallax

In one revealing nugget of the Mueller Report , the Special Counsel says Trump administration officials used end-to-end encrypted messaging to conceal and delete communications that should be part of the public record.

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Digital Transformation: Measuring What Matters

DevOps.com

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.

Scrum is Driving us Crazy!

Scrum.org

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?!?”.

SCRUM 250

Build Product Progress with a Strong Data Culture

Speaker: Nima Gardideh, CTO, Pearmill

Have you ever thought your product's progress was headed in one direction, and been shocked to see a different story reflected in big picture KPIs like revenue? It can be confusing when customer feedback or metrics like registration or retention are painting a different picture. No matter how sophisticated your analytics are, if you're asking the wrong questions - or looking at the wrong metrics - you're going to have trouble getting answers that can help you. Join Nima Gardideh, CTO of Pearmill, as he demonstrates how to build a strong data culture within your team, so everyone understands which metrics they should actually focus on - and why. Then, he'll explain how you can use your analytics to regularly review progress and successes. Finally, he'll discuss what you should keep in mind when instrumenting your analytics.

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.

Why companies are in need of data lineage solutions

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

The O’Reilly Data Show Podcast: Neelesh Salian on data lineage, data governance, and evolving data platforms. In this episode of the Data Show , I spoke with Neelesh Salian , software engineer at Stitch Fix , a company that combines machine learning and human expertise to personalize shopping.

Different Organizations, Different DevOps Outcomes

DevOps.com

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.

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The Scrum Master is a Full-Time Role?

Scrum.org

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

SCRUM 208

What Is (and Isn’t) Product Management?

Speaker: Steve Johnson, VP of Products, Pragmatic Institute

Product Management is one of the most exciting - and most misunderstood - functions in technical organizations. Is it strategic or tactical? Is it a planning role or a support role? Many product professionals are unclear about what is (and isn't) product management. After all, product management spans many activities from business planning to market readiness. In this session, we’ll examine many product activities and artifacts for product strategy, planning, and growth, and introduce a simple tool that you can use in your organization to clarify the roles of product management and others. Steve Johnson explores the many roles of Product Management in this fun talk focused on why product managers should obsess on problems instead of solutions.

Strategic Networking is Key for Women Professionals

Women on Business

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Marking Earth Day with the “Pollution Solution”

Zayo

As we celebrate Earth Day, Zayo has dedicated April to what we’re calling the “Pollution Solution”—a month of waste management education, events and engagement. It’s been estimated that 90% of the items in our landfills are recyclable or compostable.

How to Improve DevOps Visibility

DevOps.com

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.

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Leadership is the Connective Tissue

Scrum.org

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.

Your Post-Launch Toolkit for Understanding Your Users

Speaker: Brittney Gwynn, former Director of Product, Simple Health

If you've ever launched an MVP, you know that the journey has only just begun. How do you figure out what to do next? You know that you need to look at how different user segments react, but how do you quickly distinguish signal from noise so you can iterate and improve? Join Brittney Gwynn, former Director of Product at Simple Health, as she explains how you can use early customer feedback, usage data, and continuous experimentation to optimize your journey to product-market fit. Whether you're at a brand-new company, or looking to innovate within a more mature organization, or anywhere in between, you'll come away with a new skill set, ready to make the most of your launches.

What Does Your Email Reveal About Your Leadership Style?

Strategy Driven

“I don’t know that there’s necessarily a correlation between leadership style and their email writing. I’ve never researched that specific connection.”. Understood,” my CEO client responded. Just review what my admin sends you and give me a one-page opinion on each of the four VPs.

Grow your Change Projects in the Cloud

Beyond B2B

Change projects are a huge task; you have a vision and big plans. But how do you get started? The best way is starting with small steps, before you involve more people and let your projects grow.

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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Chasing DevOps Transformation

DevOps.com

In less than a decade, DevOps has become a buzzword of the IT industry, and enterprises are already reaping its benefits. But the implementation part still remains a question for many firms, considering the key mistakes that many organizations report in their very approach to DevOps.

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One Thing All Small Business Owners Must Do To Protect Their Data

Women on Business

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The Magic of Intent: Start Knowing The Goals of Your Users

Speaker: Terhi Hanninen, Senior Product Manager, Zalando, and Dr. Franziska Roth, Senior User Researcher, Zalando

It's important to know your users - what are their preferences, pain points, ultimate goals? With user research and usage data, you can get a great idea of how your users act. The tricky part is, very few users reliably act the same way every time they use your product. Join Terhi Hanninen, Senior Product Manager, and Dr. Franziska Roth, Senior User Researcher at Zalando, as they explain how they were able to reach a new level of user understanding - by taking their user research and segmenting their users by point-in-time intent. You'll leave with a strategy to change how your product team, and organization at large, understands your users.

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

Evolution4all

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.

SCRUM 130

10 Tips to Improve Your Donor Newsletter

TechSoup

Engaging with your donors is critical to your fundraising efforts, and your donor newsletter is a key tool in your arsenal to take you on the path to success. We're using an expansive definition of the donor newsletter to include print, email, and video newsletters.

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The DevOps Institute Has Been Brandjacked

DevOps.com

Sadly, another organization has decided to brandjack the DevOps Institute name. Quickstart, an e-learning organization based in Austin, Texas, recently approached DevOps Institute about becoming a channel e-learning partner.

DevOps 108

How to Be Okay When It’s Time to Fire a Poor Performer

Let's Grow Leaders

It takes compassion and strength to fire a poor performer Have you ever been reluctant to fire a poor performer? You might identify with Mary. She approached David as he finished delivering a leadership development program and introduced herself. “I I was the […].

A Simple Framework for Complex User Goals

Speaker: Hannah Stegen

How can you measure and affect your users' behavior if they're not doing something that's easily measurable? You can monitor usage, activation, retention, and more, but those metrics don't always align with every one of your goals for your users. Hope is not lost, however: with the right framework, you can still make sure your users are on track. Join Hannah Stegen (she/her), Customer Success Manager at Crescendo as she explains how you can monitor even the most complex user journeys by breaking them up into Attitude, Intention, and Behavior.