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Boosting Container Security with Rootless Containers

Aqua Security

If there is a single best practice for container security, it is to avoid running containers as root. Rootless containers are making this much easier – almost effortless, even.


Building a Modern AI Platform Strategy


When it comes to Enterprise AI strategy, the big question today has moved away from pure build vs. buy for AI platforms. Instead, the conversation has shifted to: should I buy one end-to-end platform for AI, or should I go for best-in-breed tools in each area and build the connections between those?


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DevOps for the Development and Delivery of High-Performance Applications

Engineering teams that successfully implement DevOps practices often deliver software with higher business value.

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Distributed Systems Pattern: Lease

Martin Fowler

Cluster nodes need exclusive access to certain resources. But nodes can crash; they can be temporarily disconnected or experiencing a process pause. Under these error scenarios, they should not keep the access to a resource indefinitely. more…. skip-home-page

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Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

Living Complexity: A catalogue of practices for everyday software and digital products development

Agile Alliance

The post Living Complexity: A catalogue of practices for everyday software and digital products development first appeared on Agile Alliance

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If your backlog is not refined then you are doing it wrong

Most Scrum Teams that I encounter don’t do refinement of their Product Backlog and try to work on things that they don’t understand correctly. However, if you get to the Sprint Planning event and your backlog is not ready, then you are doing it wrong.


RiskIQ CEO on the SolarWinds Attack: ‘This Hit the Security Community Hard’


The SolarWinds breach is a case study in how attackers can subvert a widely used piece of software to turn it to their advantage, says Lou Manousos, CEO of RiskIQ. “The […]. News RiskIQ SolarWinds

Surviving Performance Reviews: A transitional guide for those who are #BecomingAgile

Agile Alliance

The post Surviving Performance Reviews: A transitional guide for those who are #BecomingAgile first appeared on Agile Alliance

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Best Practices for Application Performance Testing

When done properly, software application performance testing determines if a system meets certain acceptable criteria for both responsiveness and robustness. Before you jump in to testing, though, there are some best practices to remember.

Open Source & Open Standards: Navigating the Intricacies of a Symbiotic Partnership

Speaker: Guy Martin, Executive Director of OASIS Open

The COVID-19 global pandemic has raised the already bright visibility of technology to an even higher level. Join Guy Martin, Executive Director at OASIS Open, as he presents this webinar that will discuss how we can make open source and open standards even more effective by helping them recapture their strong partnership.

YDS: Where does a Project Manager Fit on a Scrum Team?

On today's episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: Where does a Project Manager fit on a Scrum Team? We get this question pretty often, especially when speaking at conferences: I'm a project manager at company that just adopted Scrum, am I now out of a job?

Intel CEO Swan to be replaced by VMware CEO Gelsinger


Intel CEO Bob Swan will step down Feb. 15 and be replaced by VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger. The chip giant said in a statement that the CEO change wasn’t related to […]. News Intel Intel Corporation vmware


The Importance of Data in Software Development

Agile Alliance

The post The Importance of Data in Software Development first appeared on Agile Alliance. Process agile development data software development testing

How to Overcome Web Test Automation Challenges

Web test automation is transforming software development for the better. Automation empowers test teams to easily prepare test data, execute complex test cases across multiple platforms rapidly and accurately, and catch defects early on in the development cycle.

Realizing the Benefits of Automated Machine Learning

How are organizations using machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to derive business value? Renowned author and professor Tom Davenport explains the rise of automated machine learning, its benefits, and success stories from businesses that are already using it.

Getting started with a Definition of Done (DoD)

In my last post about Professional software teams creating working software David Corbin made a good point. How do you determining what “Free from fault or defect” means?


GitLab issues security updates to keep access tokens safe


It’s that time of the month when GitLab cranks out its usual slew of security fixes, but this time your API access token is at risk, so don’t wait too […]. News Gitlab


Experience with South Africa and U.S. Social Justice Challenges – Ewan O’Leary

Agile Alliance

Ewan O'Leary, Certified Enterprise Coach (CEC) tells of his experience with social justice challenges in South Africa, and the United States. He also guides us in how agile coaching can be a powerful practice to help teams achieve their level of awesomeness.

How Managed Detection and Response (MDR) Solutions Benefit DevOps

Managed Detection and Response (MDR), a relative newcomer in the cybersecurity realm, is starting to have a noticeable impact on enterprises seeking to better secure their operations.

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Leading Advertising and Analytics Company Outperforms With a Graph Database

Xandr, a division of AT&T, has built an identity graph that connects information on people, households, and more. The company is using this graph to provide advertisers an ability to deliver commercials more successfully than ever before. Learn more.

Words that changed in Scrum Guide 2020 update

From January 10th, 2021 the assessments have changed to support the 2020 version of the Scrum Guide. Even though Scrum has not changed significantly, some of the wording and descriptions of Scrum have changed.


Blockchain Capital Unveils New 10 ‘Bold’ Crypto Predictions for 2021


With the year winding to a close, analysts are dusting off their crystal balls – in an attempt to peek into the future and discover what 2021 has in store […]. News Blockchain Capital

Improving the quality of software delivery utilizing technology, process and people


Each organization involved in creating software eventually has a need to deliver that software. It is what we call the software delivery process. Typically, software delivery starts at the moment that a developer has written code locally and wants to publish it. Or, as Martin Fowler puts it: From the developer finishing the feature to […]. The post Improving the quality of software delivery utilizing technology, process and people appeared first on Xebia Blog.

AI Everywhere Requires MLOps and NetDevOps to Intersect

As xOps workflows become more prevalent in IT, it’s inevitable to see overlap and intersection between them. In networking, NetDevOps has been a hot topic for the past three years. NetDevOps focuses on bringing automation, simulation and validation workflows to network operations.

Cloud-Scale Monitoring With AWS and Datadog

In this eBook, find out the benefits and complexities of migrating workloads to AWS, and services that AWS offers for containers and serverless computing.

Release planning and predictable delivery

Many organisations wrestle with the seeming incompatibility between agile and release management, and they struggle with release planning and predictable delivery. Updated to reflect the 2020 Scrum Guide!

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Ping Identity Appoints Acclaimed CIO Paul Martin to Board of Directors


Ping Identity has announced the appointment of Hall of Fame CIO Paul Martin to its board of directors. Martin will help the security firm enhance its leadership strategy and IT innovation. […]. News Ping Identity Ping Identity Corporation

Mental models: a reflection on AWS outage


In November 2020 AWS had a major outage, which started with their Kinesis service, having a cascading failure over some services. Several articles and analyses of the outage, including the official note from AWS. This blog post reflects the outage, but rather focus on the technical aspects, I will deep dive into the social ones, […]. The post Mental models: a reflection on AWS outage appeared first on Xebia Blog.

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5 Social Media Trends for Nonprofits in 2021


There are now 3.78 billion social media users worldwide in 2021 — about a 32 percent increase from just five years ago. These numbers are expected to continue to grow, meaning social media will become an even more useful tool for nonprofits to connect with their communities. Social Media

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What is Contextual Analytics? The Next Evolution of Embedded Analytics

Download this white paper to learn what contextual analytics is, how BI platforms like Yellowfin revolutionize the way users discover insights from their data with native contextual analytics, and how it adds value to your software solution by elevating the user experience.

YDS: Why Won’t the Developers Attend the Daily Scrum?

On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: Why won’t the Developers attend the Daily Scrum? A past student left us a comment in our Slack channel asking how to get the Developers on their Scrum Team to attend the Daily Scrum. This is a common issue that many Scrum Masters face.


Cybersecurity firm OPSWAT moving headquarters to Tampa


San Francisco-based cybersecurity firm OPSWAT is moving its headquarters to Tampa. The 19-year-old company is the latest addition to the region’s cybersecurity sector, building on a trend that has ramped up […]. News Opswat

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The Top Benefits of a Scrum Certification

The Scrum framework is a staple part of many businesses – and for good reason. The agile process is used to construct, deliver and iterate products and has proven to boost cross-functional teams’ productivity, as well as product quality.