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Choosing Between Serverless and Containers

PSL

Companies looking for a cloud solution that allows them to write and deploy code quickly without having to worry about infrastructure will find an ideal alternative in serverless computing. But, that's not the only option available. Other companies may find that containers offer similar levels of flexibility without as many of the restrictions that. Software Development

Top Disadvantages to Adopting Microservices (And Why You Should Do It Anyway)

OverOps

Containers are taking over the software world, changing the way and pace in which we design, write and deliver software. The rise of containerization didn’t happen in a vacuum. Technological development is constantly accelerating and readjusting itself to achieve the desired results faster, cheaper and better than before. Microservices is a thought model that promises to bring us closer to that goal.

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6 Avenger powers developers need to be ready for their Endgame

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

The endgame is finally here. Seeing the heroes train themselves, evolve personalities, grow closer (or farther), and eventually reach where they are after 11 years and 21 movies has been nothing less than inspiring. As a developer, there are plenty of things that we can learn from their stories. Each hero has a unique skill that makes them an invaluable part of the team.

Android Q adds privacy, fragmentation

The Parallax

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.—Google’s Google’s Android mobile operating system has long been criticized for fragmentation , as millions of older devices no longer receiving regular security and feature updates continue to connect to the Internet. Privacy-focused changes (and one big security improvement) in the upcoming Android Q will undoubtedly add to the criticism, as they take years to trickle out to the majority of Android devices.

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!

The Value of Liberating Structures for Scrum Masters

Scrum.org

In August 2018, Scrum.org launched the Professional Scrum Master II class. The intention of this class is to offer the Scrum community an advanced class designed to support Scrum Masters in their professional development. A characteristic of the PSM II class is that it contains lots of Liberating Structures. Therefore the question that emerges is…. What is the value of Liberating Structures for Scrum Masters?”. What are Liberating Structures?

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6 Avenger powers developers need to be ready for their Endgame

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

The endgame is finally here. Seeing the heroes train themselves, evolve personalities, grow closer (or farther), and eventually reach where they are after 11 years and 21 movies has been nothing less than inspiring. As a developer, there are plenty of things that we can learn from their stories. Each hero has a unique skill that makes them an invaluable part of the team.

Top 5 Ways AI Can Transform CRM Software in 2019

OTS Solutions

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Customer Relationship Management Software (CRM software) together are a powerful team that can tailor your business’s customer service needs. With CRM, powerful databases collect and store data. What is missing is the mining, analysis, and understanding. All these things add irreplaceable value. This is what AI can provide. It can transform CRM in 2019 in many ways. Here are the top five. Predicts Customer Behavior Accurately for Strategic Marketing.

Cause Change by Learning & Growing Together as Scrum Masters

Scrum.org

Scrum Masters are often understood mostly as “team coaches”. Yet, their role is vastly more important. The Scrum Guide emphasizes that Scrum Masters are responsible for leading and coaching organisations in the adoption of Scrum and causing change that increases the productivity of the Scrum Team.

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Azure Certifications and Roadmap

Linux Academy

** Updated May 6, 2019 **. Microsoft has restructured its Azure certifications into a role-based model that it states will more directly focus on the building of skills and knowledge aligned to job roles. This change was made after engaging their tech community and identifying what is required to support those job roles. The modifications to the certifications have been in beta since September 2018, with effective release dates for the exams between December 2018 and May 2019.

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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.

6 Avenger powers developers need to be ready for their Endgame

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

The endgame is finally here. Seeing the heroes train themselves, evolve personalities, grow closer (or farther), and eventually reach where they are after 11 years and 21 movies has been nothing less than inspiring. As a developer, there are plenty of things that we can learn from their stories. Each hero has a unique skill that makes them an invaluable part of the team.

Why blockchain (might be) coming to an IoT implementation near you

CTOvision

Read why Jon Gold says that there is a small but growing overlap between the internet of things and blockchain on Network World : Companies have found that IoT partners well with a host of other popular enterprise computing technologies, and blockchain – the system of distributed trust underpinning cryptocurrencies – is no exception. Yet […]. CTO News

Agile and Impatience are Inseparable

Scrum.org

When organizations begin their journey toward agility, they think the business outcomes will become instantaneous. They expect the initial decision to lead to immediate success. Moving towards agile from a more traditional way of working changes so many things about how we work. It changes who we interact with, and has us moving from building others solutions to becoming problem solvers. We’re creating solutions in a more integrated way, moving from predict and control to build?—?measure?—?learn?—?sense?—?respond.

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Azure Certifications and Roadmap

Linux Academy

** Updated May 6, 2019 **. Microsoft has restructured its Azure certifications into a role-based model that it states will more directly focus on the building of skills and knowledge aligned to job roles. This change was made after engaging their tech community and identifying what is required to support those job roles. The modifications to the certifications have been in beta since September 2018, with effective release dates for the exams between December 2018 and May 2019.

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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.

Visualizing the Correlation of Unplanned Work with Feature and PI Objective Delivery

Agile Alliance

This article is specifically targeted toward RTE’s, Product Management, and coaches that are currently engaged in establishing a program level workflow (Kanban) that prioritizes the highest valued features as candidates for the Program Increment (PI) Planning event. The promise of a team of teams achieving a consistent 80% predictability in delivery of PI objectives and … Continued. Process

90% of data breaches in US occur in New York and California

CTOvision

Cybersecurity firm Risk Based Security (RBS) released an alarming report on data breaches in the first quarter of 2019, revealing a record breaking number of data breaches that exposed billions of documents to theft. “For three years in a row more than one billion records have been exposed in the first quarter of the year, whereas […]. Cyber Security News

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Five Questions for a Sprint Goal!

Scrum.org

. What is a Sprint Goal? " The Sprint Goal is an objective that will be met within the Sprint through the implementation of the Product Backlog " (quote from the Scrum Guide ). The Sprint Goal is a phrase that can be used in many different ways: The Development team uses it at every Daily Scrum, to inspect the work done and adapt the work left. The result of this inspection and adaptation is transparently visible in the Sprint Backlog.

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When Passive-Aggressive Leaders Sabotage Change

Change Starts Here

It happens to every change agent eventually. Leaders agree on a charted course for change in meetings, and then once they go back to their teams they do something completely different. From the perspective of the change agent, this behavior appears to be passive-aggressive. Leaders agree out loud and then quietly sabotage the very thing […]. Change Agents

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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.

Microsoft DevOps Transformation | Donovan Brown

Agile Alliance

This talk introduces a truly unified approach to design, development, and operations that goes beyond merely bolting them together. It presents the view that by making design a continuous part of everything we do, we can fulfill the Agile promise of harnessing change for competitive advantage. Technology

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EventStorming tools, what is in my flight case!

Xebia

Whenever I give or facilitate an EventStorming training or workshop people always ask me, what is inside your suitcase? What are the essential items I need to do a successful EventStorming? Most importantly what do I need to buy! So in this post, I will give you the EventStorming tools that are in my flight […]. The post EventStorming tools, what is in my flight case! appeared first on Xebia Blog. EventStorming Eventstorming

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4 Paradoxes in Agile (and Life)

Scrum.org

A paradox is something that is seemlingly absurd but really true. When I experience complexity and uncertainty, I find comfort and power in paradox. It opens up creativity , possibility , and collaboration. Let's take a look at 4 paradoxes we need to navigate in the agile world and beyond. Agile Paradox #1: You have no control. And you always have control. Agility is about accepting that the work is complex and unpredictable and committing to working in a way that honors the truth of this.

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E-Business Suite Post Clone Refresh – It’s Magic with FlexDeploy!

Flexagon

Cloning is an important part of managing an Oracle E-Business Suite implementation. It allows the syncing of recent and relevant data into the non-production environments. The cloning process isn’t without its drawbacks however. In its purest form, the clone takes an exact copy of the Production database and overlays a non-prod environment. With this process, Read more. The post E-Business Suite Post Clone Refresh – It’s Magic with FlexDeploy! appeared first on Flexagon.

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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.

The Internet of Things Will Fundamentally Change eCommerce

CTOvision

Read Kyle Kucharski explain how the Internet of Things adoption could change the way eCommerce sites as Amazon etc operate on PC Mag : The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing the way consumers shop online, and businesses are scrambling to figure out how to use consumers’ 24/7 interconnectivity to their advantage. According to data compiled […]. CTO News

Automatic database sharding with Alibaba Cloud Table Store

Xebia

At some point in your application’s lifecycle, there might come a time when you need to start scaling your data storage. If you are storing media files or other blobs that have no relations between them, you can easily add storage capacity to solve the problem. For (semi-)structured data in a database however, scaling is […]. The post Automatic database sharding with Alibaba Cloud Table Store appeared first on Xebia Blog. Development Alibaba Cloud Databases Software Development

Dear Scrum Master: the Scrum events are theirs, not yours !

Scrum.org

Dear Scrum Master: the Scrum events are theirs, not yours ! But they can still benefited from you ! . The Scrum Master is often expected to facilitate and animate every Scrum events. But, according to the Scrum Guide, the role of the Scrum Master regarding the different events is to ensure that the event takes place and that attendants understand its purpose. Regarding the events, the stance expected by the Scrum Guide about the Scrum Master is : Facilitating Scrum events as requested or needed.

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FlexDeploy Loves APEX : Deploy individual application pages

Flexagon

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. FlexDeploy strives to eliminate scripting requirements and provide in-depth support for many open. Read more.

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.