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12 SaaS Metrics Every SaaS Company Should Be Monitoring


The market for Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) continues to grow exponentially. But more SaaS companies are reporting lower margins these days, despite historically enjoying 60-90% margins on average. Business SaaS

The Future of Work: You Don’t Need a Plan. You Need a Commitment.

CEO Insider

In March of 2020, CEOs faced the reality of shelter in place orders that required most of their employees to work from home. The initial assumption of many was that the situation might last a few weeks.

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Is a Scrum Master an Agile Coach?

The role of Agile Coach is growing in prominence in many organisations. From software development through to marketing and HR, whole organisations are now seeing benefits from agile adaptive approach to work, and are building internal positions for new Agile Coach roles. .

The shift left fallacy


I am done with the whole shift left storyline. When I started computer science in 1999 the professors stated that a lot of money and failure are spared with a good design. In 2000 the professors told us that starting early with the requirement elicitation would reduce costs.

How to Reach Peak Performance With the Product Management Organizational Health Checklist

Speaker: Rina Vernovskaya, CEO, 280 Group; and Roger Snyder, VP of Marketing, 280 Group

The degree of maturity of your product management organization can directly drive your ability to satisfy customers and become more profitable. Our Product Management Organizational Health Checklist and on-demand webinar can help.

What I'm up to now

Martin Fowler

A couple of months ago I announced that I was stepping back from speaking. A few people wondered whether I would still be writing. I did indicate in that article that I am, but I felt it may be worth saying a bit more about what I’m concentrating on these days.


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Another view: What Is the Metaverse?


Read Toin Villar take an elaborate look at The Metaverse and how it will operate on Make Use Of : Although some might have heard the term “metaverse” only recently, it’s been in use for a couple of decades. It was first used in the 1990s in a work of fiction, and it usually describes […].


Cómo ayudar a la persona que toma el rol product owner

Llevo mucho tiempo ayudando a un product owner y me he encontrado similitudes con otras situaciones de ayuda y acompañamiento a otras personas que han estado en el mismo rol.


Remarks on the Original Scrumban Essay

Agile Alliance

Corey Ladas explains how Scrumban was intended to be a practical demonstration of achieving a continuous delivery process by means of an iterative improvement process. The post Remarks on the Original Scrumban Essay first appeared on Agile Alliance. Framework scrumban

7 Effective Tips on Hiring Remote Software Developers

The Crazy Programmer

Getting more for less – these four words describe the main reason why companies opt for hiring remote developers. But since you’re here, you don’t need convincing – you’ve already made up your mind. Now, it’s time for the tricky part: choosing the right people to get the work done.

Bridging the Online and Offline: How to Apply Product Thinking to Expanding Your eCommerce Business

Speaker: John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude

In a post-COVID world, online retailers are forced to reevaluate their position and address the challenge of adopting new customer experiences. Even brick and mortar businesses are integrating more digital approaches to CX -- testing out loyalty programs and subscription-based models. Join John Cutler, Product Evangelist and Coach at Amplitude, for this enlightening discussion on the current state of the ecommerce landscape.

Palantir Is About Data And Data Is The Future


Read why Bill Zettler says that data is the future of technology and Palantir Technologies, Inc. is right in the middle of it on Seeking Alpha : Palantir (NYSE:PLTR) is one of the more controversial stocks on Seeking Alpha right now with 25 articles being published just in June.

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The 2 Best Product Owners I Ever Worked With – The Empowered Product Owner

A few years back I wrote 2 popular posts that talked about the best Scrum Masters I ever worked with. This time around I am going to share some stories about the best Product Owners I have encountered. The first Product Owner, let’s call him Matthew, was a Senior Editor for a well known UK newspaper.


How DevOps Can Address CX Challenges

Delivering a seamless customer experience (CX) has become a top priority for companies undergoing digital transformation initiatives, as 85% of buyers are willing to pay more for a great customer experience.

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What’s the Link Between AI Governance, MLOps, and Responsible AI? Scaling AI


We are taking a break on the AI regulation series to take a step back and clarify the connection between AI Governance, MLOps, and Responsible AI.

The Importance of PCI Compliance and Data Ownership When Issuing Payment Cards

This eBook provides a practical explanation of the different PCI compliance approaches that payment card issuers can adopt, as well as the importance of both protecting user PII and gaining ownership and portability of their sensitive data.

Immuta: Demand for data is growing, but so are data supply chain challenges


55% of those surveyed report that data is often stale or out-of-date by the time it is consumed or analyzed. Lack of automation and data security challenges are root causes of the friction, and unless resolved, organizations will struggle to be successful with DataOps and cloud migration.

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Free Workshop 02: Introduction to Scrum & Empiricism [Review & Retrospective]

This workshop was delivered on 19th August 2021 and focused on introducing the core concepts of Scrum & Empiricism. I used a combination of Liberating Structures, Microsoft Teams, and Mural to deliver an interactive session. Topic(s): Agility. Audience: Teams. Subscribe to A Wee Dram!


Building DevSecOps with Value Stream Management

As teams develop software, testing for potential security risks and flaws is mission-critical, just as it has always been. Yet, cyberattackers continue to exploit code vulnerabilities as open source code remains the foundation for the majority of commercial applications across all industries.

React usePrevious Hook

David Walsh

Hooks are essential for the functional component pattern in React. One frequent logic comparison with class components was comparing a previous prop value with a current prop value via lifecycle methods.

How to Scale a Data Literacy Program at Your Organization

Speaker: Megan Brown, Director, Data Literacy at Starbucks; Mariska Veenhof-Bulten, Business Intelligence Lead at; and Jennifer Wheeler, Director, IT Data and Analytics at Cardinal Health

Join data & analytics leaders from Starbucks, Cardinal Health, and for a webinar panel discussion on scaling data literacy skills across your organization with a clear strategy, a pragmatic roadmap, and executive buy-in.

Nvidia launches AI Enterprise in general availability


Nvidia today announced the general availability of AI Enterprise, a software suite of tools and frameworks that enable companies running VMware vSphere to virtualize AI workloads on Nvidia-certified servers.

Should Managers Attend Retrospectives? — Making Your Scrum Work #19

TL; DR: Should Managers Attend Retrospectives? There are plenty of failure possibilities with Scrum. Given that Scrum is a framework with a reasonable yet short “manual,” this effect should not surprise anyone.


Edge Computing: Tech’s Next Trillion-Dollar Opportunity

Even as technology continues to move into the cloud, a simultaneous shift is already underway in the opposite direction as computing increasingly moves to the edge. One key reason: by 2025, the number of connected devices in use is expected to exceed 56 billion units, according to IDC.

Securing Our Nation’s Most Critical Assets: OT – IT Best Practices

Dots and Bridges

Date: September 9, 2021. Time: 11:00 AM EST. Our Nation’s critical infrastructure sectors are dominating today’s headlines, and for good reason. It is the cars we drive, the energy we consume, the water we drink, the food we eat.

Assess and Advance Your Organization’s DevSecOps Practices

In this white paper, a DevSecOps maturity model is laid out for technical leaders to use to enable their organizations to stay competitive in the digital economy.

The Graph partners with Optimistic to help scale Ethereum


In an effort to help Ethereum scale, The Graph will be providing market-leading indexing and querying services to new developers building on the Optimistic Ethereum Layer 2.

Back to the foundations of the Scrum framework (15) - How the Sprint Retrospective supports Inspection

Scrum is founded on empirical process control, and inspection is one of the three pillars. During each of the Scrum Events, and throughout the Sprint itself, the Scrum Team and the stakeholders inspect based on a common understanding.


Shifting Pipeline Security Left and Left Again

Moving to the cloud creates a tremendous opportunity to get security right and reduce the risk of a data breach. Most organizations start their cloud security efforts by ‘shifting security left’ thereby addressing issues in the CI/CD pipeline.

Building a Donation Funnel Using Your Organization's Website


A donation funnel is the journey a user, or potential supporter, takes through your website with the end goal of making a donation. We refer to this as a funnel because we start with the largest group of users and slowly narrow down to those people who are qualified to reach the final goal.

Boost Your IT Success by Making the Move From Project-Driven to Product-Led

According to Gartner, 85% of organizations have adopted, or plan to adopt, a transition from being project-driven to product-led. Learn how to shape and accelerate digital innovation through a fundamental shift to a product-centric organization.

Elastic acquires for security policy definition and enforcement


Less than a year after raising its $6 million seed funding round, Tel Aviv and Sunnyvale-based startup is being acquired by Elastic. The financial terms of the deal are not being publicly disclosed at this time.

The 2 Best Product Owner I Ever Worked With – The Empowered Product Owner

A few years back I wrote 2 popular posts that talked about the best Scrum Masters I ever worked with. This time around I am going to share some stories about the best Product Owners I have encountered. The first Product Owner, let’s call him Matthew, was a Senior Editor for a well known UK newspaper.


How to Successfully Scale Agile

Agile has proved its value to businesses across industries and geographies. In fact, the pandemic elevated it to an absolute necessity for organizations’ success and survival.

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