Sat.May 18, 2019 - Fri.May 24, 2019

The Essential Toolbox for DevOps Analytics

DevOps.com

With DevOps teams under constant pressure to improve software delivery cycles while maintaining—and improving—quality, many have turned to continuous testing (CT), implementing it as part of their overall development strategy.

Not a Fad: The Cloud is Ginormous & Getting Ginormous-er

A Cloud Guru

The economic impact of the U.S. cloud is now larger than the entire agriculture sector, a new IA report finds. Certification Career

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One Skill to Build Trust

Scrum.org

In this post I'd like to discuss "Empathy - why it is important in teams and what you can do if you struggle with it". First, we all know what the role of the Scrum Master is, right? The role of the Scrum Master is to "ensure that everyone understands and enacts Scrum". Scrum Guide November 2017.

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Self-serve data platform

Martin Fowler

One of the main concerns of distributing the ownership of data to the domains is the duplicated effort and skills required to operate the data pipelines technology stack and infrastructure in each domain.

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How To Take Action on Customer Discovery

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

We all want to build successful products - and that means satisfied customers. Before anything else, you must understand what problems you can solve. The best way to do that is to get out of the building and start asking questions. But how can you make the most of those conversations, and ensure that you walk away with productive insights? Join Nick Noreña, educator, entrepreneur, and currently Innovation Coach and Advisor at Kromatic, as he covers how we can effectively action our findings from customer discovery conversations.

Native Java Debugging on Alpine Linux: GDB, OpenJDK and the Mysterious Unknown Signal

OverOps

Porting a software project to a new operating system is always interesting and fun, and Alpine Linux with its musl libc brings a unique set of challenges. A while ago, I was tasked with porting OverOps’ native agent to Alpine Linux.

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Why is Openness Important to You as a Scrum Master?

Scrum.org

As a Scrum Master, I know that serving Development Team, Product Owner and Organization to adopt Scrum is not easy. It takes time (and a lot of time) and patience. During that long journey, I recognize the importance of continuous improvement.

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Bliki: TechnicalDebt

Martin Fowler

Software systems are prone to the build up of cruft - deficiencies in internal quality that make it harder than it would ideally be to modify and extend the system further.

The Journey of Servant Leadership: Iron Sharpens Iron

N2Growth Blog

Each day I reflecting upon the journey of servant leadership , what I now define as “relational leadership”. Although I certainly do not intend to make this a post with any religious overtones, I’ve found the bible has an amazing quote that shapes my thinking on this topic.

Windows 10 Is Now On 825 Million Active Devices: What It Means For Programmers

The Crazy Programmer

In November 2017, Windows announced that their Windows 10 operating system had been downloaded onto 600 million active devices. This was a big deal at the time, representing an extra 100 million users in less than six months.

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 Q&A: How Far Ahead Should a Team Estimate Product Backlog Items?

Agile Alliance

Explore the main reasons organizations adopt Agile and why your organization's rationale for adopting Agile may impact the implementation's success. Process

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Enterprise Apps Development Trends: Every Tech Leaders Need To Know

OTS Solutions

Enterprise App Development Trends to Watch Out For. The world of business is becoming more and more connected by web applications. Any tech leader today must become knowledgeable of all Enterprise Apps Development and prepare to upgrade their site’s own web development.

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Systems Thinking- From Local Optimization to Global Optimization

Scrum.org

We judge others by what they do; we judge ourselves by our intentions.”. Stephen Covey. Your organization has been disturbed by late launches in its last few new products, and now management has charged you with “getting to the bottom of the problem.”

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Joins in SQL – Inner, Outer, Left and Right Join

The Crazy Programmer

Here you will get detailed information about joins in SQL. Join is a very basic concept in SQL which can be confusing at times. The joins are used when we need to find out the solution to a query involving the attributes of more than one table which have at least one attribute in common.

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.

Applications of data science and machine learning in financial services

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

The O’Reilly Data Show Podcast: Jike Chong on the many exciting opportunities for data professionals in the U.S. and China. In this episode of the Data Show , I spoke with Jike Chong , chief data scientist at Acorns , a startup focused on building tools for micro-investing.

Security: Are You Doing DevOps Right?

DevOps.com

Phil Kernick, co-founder and CTO of cybersecurity specialist CQR Consulting, has no fundamental problem with DevOps, but asks, from a security perspective, “How many people do it right?”

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Scaling Approvals and Decisions

Scrum.org

When a lot of organizations are transitioning from the way they used to work to a more cross-functional, agile squad way of working, they usually look for scaling frameworks to help them do it. .

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Joins in SQL – Inner, Outer, Left and Right Join

The Crazy Programmer

Here you will get detailed information about joins in SQL. Join is a very basic concept in SQL which can be confusing at times. The joins are used when we need to find out the solution to a query involving the attributes of more than one table which have at least one attribute in common.

The 5 Levels of Analytics Maturity

Basic dashboards used to be enough to thrill end users. But over time, modern capabilities have emerged—and bare-minimum features are no longer cutting it. How have analytics changed? And where do your BI offerings fall short? Find out sophisticated ways to future-proof your application. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

Becoming a machine learning company means investing in foundational technologies

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Companies successfully adopt machine learning either by building on existing data products and services, or by modernizing existing models and algorithms. In this post, I share slides and notes from a keynote I gave at the Strata Data Conference in London earlier this year.

A Better Wi-Fi Experience with Dual Channel Wi-Fi™

CableLabs

At least 15 percent of customer service calls are Wi-Fi related, ranging from poor connections to video playback issues, translating to more than $600 million in annual support costs for the cable industry (in North America alone).

Creative Reframing - Strategies

Scrum.org

In the previous video , I spoke about the creative reframing technique, that coaches could use as a facilitation or professional coaching tool.

Game of Code

DevOps.com

The post Game of Code appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs ROELBOB

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Make an Impact with Analytics and 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.

Operating with Focus: Putting the 5-Day Design Sprint into Practice

Gitprime

GitPrime elevates engineering leadership with objective data. In this interview series, engineering leaders talk about building healthy and high-performing teams. One of the problems with traditional product development and testing is the pure investment in time.

Managing multiple databases in Rails 6

The Citus Data

If you’ve worked with Ruby on Rails you likely have some understanding of how your database works with Rails, traditionally that has always meant specifying a single database per environment in your config/database.yml , possibly together with an environment setting like DATABASE_URL.

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Invitation for Scrum Day India 2019

Scrum.org

The 2019 edition of Scrum Day India is happening on Saturday 20 July 2019, in Gurgaon (Delhi NCR). Sanjay Saini, owner of Agile WOW ("Agile Ways of Working"), kindly invited me, as an independent Scrum Caretaker, to open and close the event.

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Open Innovation Labs: How Lockheed Brought Better Security to Fighter Jets

DevOps.com

How Red Hat’s Open Innovation Labs have helped accelerate Lockheed’s software development for the F-22 Raptor As the key government contractor charged with helping the U.S.

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.