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.

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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

Report 101

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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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.

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.

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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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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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.

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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The Changing Role of CX Testing in Digital Transformation

Speaker: Diego Lo Giudice and Chad Hendren

With new competition emerging every day, businesses are transforming themselves, and using software as a means to drive differentiation. Digital transformation has become a key initiative for businesses across the globe, and CX is ground zero. Register now for this webinar and hear from Cyara and their guest speaker, Diego Lo Giudice of Forrester, how testing and QA practices are changing to enable and accelerate digital transformation.

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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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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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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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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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.

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!

Creative Reframing - Activities

Scrum.org

In the previous videos, I introduced the Creative reframing technique and discussed 2 Strategies for its practical use. In this final video, I will discuss several activities that agile coaches can use with their teams or clients to make use of the Creative reframing technique.

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Game of Code

DevOps.com

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

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Reducing UI Bugs with Automated Visual Testing

Gorilla Logic

Current software development emphasizes the delivery of value and quality to customers as quickly as possible. However, in order to accomplish this, quality must be ensured on many levels.

Kafka Summit London 2019 Session Videos

Confluent

Let us cut to the chase: Kafka Summit London session videos are available! If you were there, you know what a great time it was, and you know that you had to make sometimes-agonizing decisions about which sessions to attend and which to miss.

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Ask the "Right" Questions: Your Analytics-Guided Product Strategy

Speaker: Yoav Yechiam, Founder and Head Instructor, productMBA

Analytics are highly important for product managers - and yet, analytic implementations often fail to actually help us. It's not the technology, and it's not the tactics. In most cases, it's our approach that's misguiding us! Analytics are there to answer important product questions, not just to collect data. How can we be mindful of our analytics so they enable us, rather than confine us? Join Yoav Yechiam, Founder and head instructor at productMBA, as he explains best practices for a data-guided strategy that helps product managers get to the "why" of their biggest product goals.