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An Introduction to Key Data Science Concepts


Here at Dataiku, we frequently stress the importance of collaboration in building a successful data team. In short, successful data science and analytics are just as much about creativity as they are about crunching numbers, and creativity flourishes in a collaborative environment. Data Basics

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Branching Pattern: Mainline Integration

Martin Fowler

Developers integrate their work by pulling from mainline, merging, and - if healthy - pushing back into mainline. more…. skip-home-page

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How To Teach Online: Tips For Unleashing Your Superpowers

A Cloud Guru

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9 steps to a great Online Agile Scrum Team

. So, how’s it going? Terrible. My team are worried, we feel disconnected and I’m finding it hard to bring us back together. Sounds challenging. It is. It really is. I just don’t understand how these other teams I read about are working together so well. Hmm, how are the rest of the team feeling?


Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Must-watch technology courses


Using insights from the Pluralsight Tech Index—which shows the relative popularity of the world’s top technologies—we’ve curated some of Pluralsight’s must-watch courses in one easy-to-navigate place so you can get started on the most in-demand skills

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Scrum and Personal Effectiveness

Are scrum and personal effectiveness compatible? In recent weeks I have experienced using Scrum for my personal organization. If you have a lot of topics to deal with, you feel overwhelmed by events, then this article may be useful for you. I am in the seventh week of experimentation.


Branching Pattern: Mainline

Martin Fowler

The second branching pattern in my article is Mainline: a single, shared, branch that acts as the current state of the product. more…. skip-home-page


Understanding the Dynamics of Custom Software Development

The Crazy Programmer

Many organizations find themselves looking for software solutions that simply do not exist on the market today. After endless searching, they finally decide to seek out a software development company, like BairesDev , to turn their ideas into a reality.

Root Cause

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Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

Building a PC, Part IX: Downsizing

Coding Horror

Hard to believe that I've had the same PC case since 2011, and my last serious upgrade was in 2015. I guess that's yet another sign that the PC is over , because PC upgrades have gotten really boring. It took 5 years for me to muster up the initiative to get my system fully upgraded! ??

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Patterns for Managing Source Code Branches

Martin Fowler

In my conversations with software developers, a regular topic of controversy is how manage source code branching. Tools like git make it easy to create branches, but managing them to improve coordination and minimize the costs of integration unearths plenty of difficulties.

Handling Conflict at a Distance

Agile Alliance

Things are not what they used to be. Many are now working remotely for the first time in their lives – away from those they are used to being with five days a week. One of the challenges of working remotely is dealing with conflict when we’re apart.


HR in Action during the Lock down period

. We all are going through a tough time – socially and professionally both. People have been asked to maintain distance to break the COVID-19 outbreak chain. Most of us have isolated ourselves for the past few weeks.

5 Signs It's Time to Replace Your Homegrown Analytics

If you built your analytics in house, chances are your basic features are no longer enough for your end users. Is it time to move on to a more robust analytics solution with more advanced capabilities? Follow this free guide for tips on making the build to buy transition.

Artificial intelligence is key to understanding clients & competitors


Read how artificial intelligence can be used to better understand your clients and competition on Business Matters : One of the latest steps within this digital transformation has been the implementation of artificial intelligence within eCommerce.

Branching Pattern: Healthy Branch

Martin Fowler

On each commit, perform automated checks, usually building and running tests, to ensure there are no defects on the branch. more…. skip-home-page

Agile2020 Update

Agile Alliance

In March, the World Health Organization officially declared the novel coronavirus COVID-19 a pandemic. This global health crisis presents vast unique challenges that have impacted many members of the Agile community.

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Systems Thinking episode #4: DSRP

Like many Scrum Masters, Agile Coaches and Agile Managers, I am beginning to understand organizations are complex adaptive systems. Some time ago I decided to dive a bit deeper into Systems Thinking.

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Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

Creating A Successful Pricing Strategy As An IoT Business


Read Nathan Shinn explain how you can implement a successful pricing strategy for the Internet of Things business on Forbes : The appeal of the internet of things (IoT) remains strong for businesses.

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Dell Technologies Extends $9B in Financing and 0% Interest Rates to Energize IT Investment

Dell EMC

Today, your business needs a trusted advisor as you reevaluate IT priorities to drive business continuity in “the new normal.” Dell Technologies has rolled out the Payment Flexibility Program, which includes 0% interest rates and up to a 180-day payment deferral**.

Sustainability: Key to Success

Agile Alliance

This entry was written as part of the Supporting Agile Adoption program, an Agile Alliance initiative dedicated to supporting organizations and their people become more Agile.

Koos Coach in the "This is not Scrum" Comic (episode 7)

In my daily life as a Scrum Master, I witness many crazy situations. I want to share my discoveries via this comic series featuring Koos Coach, the silly Scrum Master struggling to understand and master Scrum. Ownership.

3 Challenges of Building Complex Dashboards with Open Source Components

Speaker: Ryan MacCarrigan, Founding Principal, LeanStudio

Many product teams use charting components and open source code libraries to get dashboards and reporting functionality quickly. But what happens when you have a growing user base and additional feature requests? Watch this webinar with Ryan MacCarrigan, Founding Principal of Lean Studio, to learn about key considerations for launching your next analytics project.

The Seven Patterns Of AI


Read Kathleen Walch’s article about the seven patterns of AI. From autonomous vehicles, predictive analytics applications, facial recognition, to chatbots, virtual assistants, cognitive automation, and fraud detection, the use cases for AI are many.

GitHub Protips: Tips, tricks, hacks, and secrets from Alyson La


This is the fourth in a series of posts featuring protips from GitHubbers for improving productivity, efficiency, and more. When I started working at GitHub, I was hired as the first staff accountant and had never even seen code prior to joining the company in 2012.

CodeSOD: Bad Code and Taxes

The Daily WTF

Here in the US, “tax season” is extended into the summer. No one likes dealing with taxes, obviously, but we agree that the social benefits outweigh the costs. I can’t speak to how folks feel in Italy.

Remote Agile (Part 6): Sprint Planning with Distributed Teams

TL; DR: A Remote Sprint Planning with a Distributed Team. We started this series on remote agile with looking into practices and tools, followed by exploring virtual Liberating Structures, and how to master Zoom.

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More Effective Agile Leadership

Speaker: Steve McConnell, CEO, Construx Software

In this talk, Steve McConnell, CEO of Construx Software, distills hundreds of companies’-worth of real-world experience into the proven Agile leadership practices that work best. Steve will seamlessly thread together traditional approaches, early Agile approaches, modern Agile approaches, and the principles and context that underlie them all—creating an invaluable resource for Agile leaders, their teams, and their organizations.