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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Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

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.

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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.

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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5 You’re Probably F**king Up Your Microservices

OverOps

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on May 5, 2016. It has since been updated to reflect advancements in the industry. It seems like everyone is into microservices these days, and monolith architectures are slowly fading into obscurity.

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.

Embedded BI and Analytics: Best Practices to Monetize Your Data

Speaker: Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst

By creating innovative analytics products and expanding into new markets, more and more companies are discovering new potential revenue streams. Join Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst, as he walks you through how data that you're likely already collecting can be transformed into revenue!

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.

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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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.

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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Top 10 industries for monetizing data: Is yours one of them?

Find out which industries, use cases, and business applications are the best opportunities for data monetization. Understand what data is being monetized, who wants it, and why. Use data you already own to create new revenue sources. Download the eBook today!

Apache Kafka Data Access Semantics: Consumers and Membership

Confluent

Every developer who uses Apache Kafka ® has used a Kafka consumer at least once. Although it is the simplest way to subscribe to and access events from Kafka, behind the scenes, Kafka consumers handle tricky distributed systems challenges like data consistency, failover and load balancing.

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.

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.

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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11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

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.

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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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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.

Rethinking Daydreaming: Why A Wandering Mind Benefits Business

Strategy Driven

Where does an idea come from? It’s a debatable question, and one that likely invokes an image of classic cartoons and lightbulbs above heads. In real life, those “eureka!”

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Examining five years of anonymous data from over 6 million users in 170+ countries, Spigit has discovered that a culture of innovation can be measured – with a 99% statistical confidence level – by a metric called "ideation rate." Download the eBook now for an in-depth look at this groundbreaking study.

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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Leading startups hubs: Barcelona 6th place!

Apiumhub

In the last 10 years, we’ve been switching from the physical to the digital world. Companies have brought commerce, education and many more online. Every day we read news about new startups , new ideas, new products that have potential to change our lives even more.

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

Women on Business

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Encouraging Innovation in an Established Product Culture

Speaker: Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies

Innovation is both a process and an outcome. The best way to begin innovating your products is by innovating your internal process. We'll explore the challenges, solutions, and hands-on techniques for becoming a successful "agent of change" within a well-established product culture. We'll examine the importance of UX and user-centric feature analysis, the adaptation of Agile Methodologies to the creative process, as well as a way to drive successful culture change for setting expectations and winning approvals with cross-functional stakeholders. Innovation and Leadership go hand in hand. Join Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies, as we assess some case studies to see how to lead with a clear strategy well-defined tactics, and an unbiased understanding of the fundamental question: "why are you innovating?"