Sat.May 04, 2019 - Fri.May 10, 2019

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

7 Big Digital Transformation Trends

DevOps.com

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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.

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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.

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.

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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.

3 Steps to Building Data Science Models

DevOps.com

Have you ever considered supplementing your development skills with some data science? Expand your range and follow this quick tutorial on how to build your own predictive models using open datasets, Jupyter notebooks and Sequential models.

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Use Scrum to Say Goodbye to Risk in Hardware Development

Scrum.org

Companies who build hardware often ask if it’s possible to benefit from Scrum. In order to answer this question, I need to first introduce you to my friend Risk. Risk is a terrible friend. Risk likes to keep information about the future from me and show up when I least expect.

Trans-inclusive Design

A List Apart

Late one night a few years ago, a panicked professor emailed me: “My transgender student’s legal name is showing on our online discussion board. How can I keep him from being outed to his classmates?” Short story: we couldn’t. The professor created an offline workaround with the student.

The Origins of Opera and the Future of Programming | Jessica Kerr

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.

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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.

The History of Computing, Part 2: Storage

DevOps.com

The post The History of Computing, Part 2: Storage appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs ROELBOB

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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Employee Engagement And Empowerment

N2Growth Blog

Employee engagement is defined as an active state related to productivity and innovation. Engaged employees can be described as being fully immersed in and enthusiastic about their work. This emotional attachment means that employees will go above and beyond the call of duty.

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PR Strategy Session: 6 PR Types to Leverage in Your PR Outreach

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.

Innovation in the Cloud

DevOps.com

The post Innovation in the Cloud appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs ROELBOB

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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Using issues to give feedback to students

Github

Git and GitHub provide developers with many ways to share their work, like pushing to branches, forking repositories, and opening issues and pull requests. But with so many ways to use these tools, it can be difficult for students and other new developers to learn how to use them effectively.

Real-time entity resolution made accessible

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

The O’Reilly Data Show Podcast: Jeff Jonas on the evolution of entity resolution technologies. In this episode of the Data Show , I spoke with Jeff Jonas , CEO, founder and chief scientist of Senzing , a startup focused on making real-time entity resolution technologies broadly accessible.

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.