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Agile Sucks (Redux) | Plus: DevOps on Mars

In this week’s The Long View: Agile is bad, but “Wagile” is worse. Plus: This prod is even worse than yours. The post Agile Sucks (Redux) | Plus: DevOps on Mars appeared first on

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What does Cross-Functional really mean for the Product Owner? ?? (64)

We started this Scrum foundation series explaining we see four underlying concepts of the Scrum framework. In the past series of mails we covered the three pillars of Empiricism, the Scrum Values, and Self-Management. A self-managing team is taking decisions about who does what, when, and how.


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What is Performance Testing?


So performance testing is one of the most important phases of any product launch as it verifies and validates the overall product performance. Performance Testing can be done in different forms depending upon the resource availability and the type and volume of the user base.

Themed websites with multiple color schemes the easy way


Nowadays a lot of Operating Systems support Light and Dark themes and even Web browsers started supporting it thanks to the prefers-color-scheme media query. In this blog post I’m going to explain you how to apply and switch color schemes (themes) in a web application.

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The Executive's Guide to Empathy-Driven ROI

In this guide from UserTesting, learn why empathy is at the heart of your organization's success, and how to promote a more customer-centric culture that's constantly testing its products, services, and messaging to ensure a strong connection with customers.

Clock-Bound Wait

Martin Fowler

Although he's been quiet for a while on here, Unmesh Joshi has been working hard on more of his Patterns of Distributed Systems. In this first of a new batch, he looks at the difficulty of getting consistent reads from servers in the presence of the inevitable drifts between system logs.

More Trending

Contrast Security Adds API Support to Security Platform

Contrast Security has fully extended its vulnerability scanning and runtime application self-protection (RASP) platform to now include application programming interfaces (APIs).

CTO 101

A Guide to Sustainable Application Modernization

Sustainable development is a blueprint for societal growth that is applied around the world to balance the needs of the present while optimizing for the future. Sustainability consists of three pillars — economic, environmental and social — that must work together to meet this goal.

When you delegate work, who are you most likely to give the task to?

Thought Leaders LLC

Our reader poll today asks: When you delegate work, who are you most likely to give the task to? A high-performer — I know they’ll get it done 54.30%. A low-performer — it’s a good chance for them to step up 3.79%. Someone with a development need around that task 36.76%.

Ad Networks and Content Marketing: The Potential to Do More With Less

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

In a recent Radar piece, I explored N-sided marketplaces and the middlemen who bring disparate parties together. One such marketplace is the world of advertising, in which middlemen pair hopeful advertisers with consumer eyeballs.

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Digital Transformation: The New Product

Speaker: Michael Cardy - Red Hat Chief Strategist, Jason Tanner - CEO of Applied Frameworks, and Mike Mace - VP of Market Strategy at UserTesting

Join us to learn how companies mitigate risks through usability testing and real-time qualitative feedback from customers to efficiently launch and develop digital products.

How to Give Your Boss Bad News: Avoid This Mistake and What to Do Instead

Let's Grow Leaders

Avoid This Mistake When Giving Your Boss Bad News. You’ve got to give your boss bad news. But the timing isn’t great–for you or for them. The restructure. The uncertainty. The promotion that’s right around the corner. Maybe it’s just not a great time to rock the boat.

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Talking #BlackLinkedIn and DEI with Patricia Gatlin

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Hire IQ by HackerEarth is a new initiative in which we speak with recruiters, talent acquisition managers, and hiring managers from across the globe, and ask them pertinent questions on the issues that ail the tech recruiting world.

Brian Kernighan Biography

The Crazy Programmer

Brian Wilson Kernighan is a computer scientist from Canada. He worked at Nokia Bell labs. This is an American industrial research and scientific development company owned by a multinational company Nokia. He contributed to the development of UNIX with Ken Thomson and Dennis Ritchie.

Emergent Leader

Martin Fowler

Peer-to-peer systems treat each cluster node as equal; there is no strict leader. This means there is no explicit leader election process as happens in the Leader and Followers pattern.

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The Top 5 Business Outcomes Companies Can Achieve From Monitoring Consolidation

In this eBook, learn what the top five business outcomes are that organizations see when leveraging Datadog's end-to-end monitoring tool.

Too Many Ideas: How To Help Your Team Stay Focused and Creative [VIDEO]

Let's Grow Leaders

Turn Too Many Ideas into Ideas You Can Use. “Hey Karin, I’ve got to tell you. Your book, Courageous Cultures, kind of scares me. We don’t actually need more ideas around here… we have too many ideas! We’ve been growing so fast, it’s like the wild, wild west.

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How to Engage Stakeholders in your Sprint Reviews

This absence of stakeholders can be consequential to the product’s progress as a transparent collaboration between the team and stakeholders is paramount to constructing a successful product. . Here are five reasons your stakeholders are not participating in sprint reviews with remedies.


Solve Uncaught SyntaxError: Unexpected end of JSON input

The Crazy Programmer

We all have tried fetching the data from the server by hitting an API and parsing the response to show it on the website. Chances are, you might have got this error at some point, and this is a common error to get stuck. If you run the following code you will get this error.

Leading with Courage Develops Impactful Leadership that Inspires Your Employees

Steve Farber

Let’s play a word association game. If I say (or technically, write) the word “leader,” what word pops into your mind? I’m not a psychic, so I can’t claim to know exactly what word you. Read more.

How Collecting and Managing the Voice of the Customer Will Strengthen Your Product

Product teams strive to incorporate customers’ needs in everything they build, but this can’t be done without clear strategy, processes, and feedback loops in place. In this eBook, you'll learn how to build a robust voice of the customer program.

Connect to Purpose with Revelation with Steve Curtin

Let's Grow Leaders

We’ve all worked in organizations where employees don’t connect to a purpose. Where everyone understands what to do and how to do it, but not why they do it.

[VLOG] The SYNERGY ?? Between Product Owner and Scrum Master

What is up awesome people? I hope you had a great week this week before going for the weekend. One of the question I often get is, " is it possible for one person to be both the Product Owner and the Scrum Master? ".


Unstructured Data Management: Avoiding Insider Knowledge Gaps

Most IT leaders know that managing an unstructured data environment can be quite an undertaking.

Now you can Scan your AWS Services for Security Issues with Trivy

Aqua Security

Every cloud provider has different resources that require detailed understanding to scan for security issues. To make this easier, cloud providers offer built-in security scanners. However, those may often lack functionality and integration into your existing stack.

AWS 101

Mitigating Risk in Digital Product Development

This guide from UserTesting will show you how digital product teams reduce risk, manage cost, and stay competitive by quickly innovating and iterating digital product development through utilizing human insight.

Accelerate Analytics for All


?. What if you could access all your data and execute all your analytics in one workflow, quickly with only a small IT team?

A Facilitator as an (Event) Value Maximiser

Throughout this blog, I use a variety of terms such as meeting, event, and workshop ostensibly as synonyms. Whilst this is a Professional Scrum leaning piece, facilitation is not an art solely associated with Scrum, and therefore the language I use isn’t either.


Why DevOps Teams Need Security Engineers

In the episode of View with Vizard, Mike Vizard sits down with Om Vyas, chief product officer for oak9, as he explains why security engineers need to become part of every DevOps team. The video is below followed by a transcript of the conversation. Vizard: Hey, guys. Thanks for the throw.

The Mailroom Elevator

The Daily WTF

Bruce W 's employer was best described as The Mega Bureaucracy. It's the kind of place where it takes twenty weeks to provision web servers, because of the number of forms, checkpoints, and management sign-offs involved.

Modernizing Workloads with the Cloud: How to Improve Performance & Reduce Costs

In this eBook, you’ll learn how to migrate workloads to Azure and optimize performance for your serverless and containerized applications in Azure.

Estate Planning Strategies for Business Owners Planning an Exit

CEO Insider

After likely spending a lifetime building your business, deciding to exit can be a hard choice. It’s made even harder if you don’t have a comprehensive exit strategy in place.

Jeff Gothelf: Outcome-Based Product Planning — Hands-on Agile 43

TL; DR: HoA #43: Outcome-Based Product Planning w/ Jeff Gothelf. In this energizing 43rd Hands-on Agile session on outcome-based product planning, Jeff Gothelf clarified one thing: “Roadmapping is a flawed concept in the age of Agile.

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Busting 5 Common Database Modernization Myths

Modernizing databases is one of the best ways to improve database and application performance. However, many companies are hesitant to make major changes, even if they could lead to better outcomes.