Sat.Dec 28, 2019 - Fri.Jan 03, 2020

Google’s Formula for Elite DevOps Performance

The New Stack

Every organization wants to be successful, but who decides which are successful or not? For Google, there’s a clear definition of how to measure the success of a DevOps team.

Leadership Role in Adding Test Automation to Existing Environments

DevOps.com

Leadership is the foundation for all agility.

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3 Steps to Grow Your Impact and Influence

Scrum.org

You have a big heart and a lot of determination, and you want to create a better world. That may mean empowering and supporting your team. Perhaps it means challenging policies and systems that are holding people back.

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5 Tips for Leading an Effective IT Team

Storagecraft

Leaders set the pace. They create expectations. They lead teams to victory. If they’re good, they help make each member of the team better personally and professionally. As an IT leader, you may wonder how you can improve and build a better team. What does it take to make people more productive?

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.

What are the Best Practices for Successful Implementation of DevOps?

Kovair - DevOps

The speed at which companies across the globe are adopting DevOps is a clear indication of its ability to help companies grow. When a company. DevOps DevOps Consultants DevOps Implementation Why DevOps gained popularity

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The Scrum Process Explained

Scrum.org

The Basics. Within the scrum process, there are eleven basic elements that make up the framework. 3 roles, 3 artifacts, and 5 events. Practitioners need to learn to apply and understand the principles behind these in order to obtain the full benefits of the scrum process.

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Marcus Blankenship - Daily Writing

I’m going to try something new this week. I’ve been feeling stuck writing the book lately. I’ll spare you the gory details, but needless to say, the publishers are getting pretty antsy about the project. Frankly, I think I’m spending more time avoiding writing than actually writing.

AEM Tip: JUnit AemContext Integration with an AEM Repository

Exadel

It’s difficult to imagine a modern software application that can live without JUnit tests. In a previous article on JUnit testing, JUnit Tests for WCMUsePojo Objects , we included a tip involving a project we were working on.

GitLab Open Sources Monitoring Tools

DevOps.com

GitLab has decided to make its monitoring and observability tools available as part of its core open source platform to help reduce the total cost of DevOps. Previously, the tools were available as part of the commercial tools in GitLab’s DevOps platform.

BI Buyers Guide: Embedding Analytics in Your Software

The business intelligence market has exploded. And as the number of vendors grows, it gets harder to make sense of it all. Learn how to decide what features you need and get an evaluation framework for every technical and non-technical requirement you could imagine.

The Product Owner and Scrum Master symbiosis

Scrum.org

Originally posted on www.debooij.training. Any Product Owner faces challenges in the organization that are not directly related to the content and value of the product.

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Debugging problems

Marcus Blankenship - Daily Writing

Virginia Satir, the pioneer of family therapy and human systems, said: “The problem isn’t the problem; coping is.”. Ponder this for a moment: Today, the ‘problem’ that you have, or see, or is brought to you, isn’t a problem at all. It’s simply a situation, or some facts, or a pattern.

On the Edge of a New Decade

Edge Perspectives

We’re heading into a new decade today. It’s not just a new year, but a new decade.* It’s a turning point, a historic moment, and provides us an opportunity to reflect on where we’ve been and where we’re headed. It’s all in the numbers. I believe in the power of numbers.

The 2020 Digital Leader Priorities

DevOps.com

When it comes to digital transformation, 2020 promises to be full steam ahead as many of the trends are already well underway. However, it’ll be those businesses that can execute at the quickening rate of technological change that will set the leaders and laggards apart for the years ahead.

2019 State of Engineering Performance Management Report

More than 100 software leaders were asked how they manage and measure engineering performance. How do the findings stack up to your own experience? The report includes the top engineering challenges and the most used performance metrics.

Scrum Mastery Requires Humility: My New Year's Resolution

Scrum.org

. It’s that time again. The end of the year, where many of us take a step back to reflect on the year that will almost be over soon and create another new year resolution. Like many of you, I do the same. On my last year life retrospectives, I wrote about servant leadership.

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The power of pause in leadership

Lead on Purpose

The most effective leaders know there’s only one thing they have complete control over: “the way in which I respond and react to another human.” They know their success depends on the unity and determination of their team members.

Review of “The Age of AI”

Pandora's Brain

A YouTube series, p resented by Robert Downey Jr. Robert Downey Jr is best known as Tony Stark, the character behind Iron Man in the Avengers movies.

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APM for All: Simplifying the Complexity of Cloud

DevOps.com

As companies adopt hybrid and even multi-cloud strategies, their IT departments are beginning to use dynamic technologies to build new application features on top of existing back-end business systems.

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.

The Art of Following Up for Executives

N2Growth Blog

Many say there is an art to the follow-up. Could they be right? Does it really matter? The selection committee is going to hire the most qualified person for the job, regardless, so why take the time at all? . For starters, follow up action is a signal many employers look for in judging candidates on their professionalism, general organization, and cultural fit.

Best of…: Best of 2019: The Internship of Things

The Daily WTF

Did you get some nice shiny new IoT devices for the holidays this year? Hope they weren't the Initech brand. Original -- Remy. Mindy was pretty excited to start her internship with Initech's Internet-of-Things division. She'd been hearing at every job fair how IoT was still going to be blowing up in a few years, and how important it would be for her career to have some background in it. It was a pretty standard internship.

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The New Stack Context: Microservices for Dummies

The New Stack

CloudBees sponsored this podcast. Welcome to The New Stack Context , a podcast where we discuss the latest news and perspectives in the world of cloud native computing.

Secure Your Network: How to Integrate EDR and DevOps

DevOps.com

DevOps and Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) solutions converge when no human element is required while deploying applications or detecting the threat and executing preventive measures.

The Essential Guide to Building Analytic Applications

Embedding dashboards, reports, and analytics in an existing application presents some unique opportunities—and poses unique challenges—to software teams. Download this eBook to hear 16 product experts share insights on business intelligence, UI/UX, security, and everything that goes into building a successful application with analytics at its core.

DevOps And Python: Best Of Both Worlds

Dzone - DevOps

Experience the benefits of Python and DevOps. ? We could not collect a better start than this while writing on Python programming language. Python scored the second position as the most loved programming language of 2019 in Stack Overflow’s developer survey.

Article: Q&A on the Book EDGE: Value-Driven Digital Transformation

InfoQ Culture Methods

In the book EDGE: Value-driven Digital Transformation the authors explain why and how every business today needs to become a digital business with technology at the core.

NetApp’s DevOps Struggles and Lessons Learned

The New Stack

NetApp sponsored this post. Michael Morris. Michael is the senior director of IT infrastructure at NetApp.

CCPA, California’s GDPR, confuses and confounds

TechBeacon

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) came into force yesterday. Are you ready? Security, Data Security, Security Blogwatch, Computer Privacy

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Architect Your Organization for Effectiveness, Productivity, and Joy

Speaker: Ron Lichty, Consultant: Interim VP Engineering, Ron Lichty Consulting, Inc.

As a senior software leader, you likely spend more time working on the architecture of your systems than the architecture of your organization. Yet, structuring our teams and organizations is a critical factor for success. In fact, the impact of software architecture parallels the impact of organizational structure. We are excited to welcome Ron Lichty, co-author of a seminal book on managing software teams and a well-known speaker, he’ll speak to organizing for effectiveness, productivity and joy.

Why I Prefer Trunk-Based Development Over Feature Branching and GitFlow

Dzone - DevOps

Learn the details of Trunk-based Development. Have you ever taken a look at a development workflow and thought, "There must be a better way to do this"? I know I have. devops branching merging trunk based development gitflow feature branching merge conflict

The Dali Lama As A Business Strategist: His words underscore the need for informed action

CTOvision

The Dali Lama just posted some very wise thoughts for our consideration: Time never stands still, it’s always moving on. The past is beyond our control, but the future is still in our hands. To shape it we must use our intelligence and make an effort. We can change our circumstances.

Next-Generation Sustainable Data Center Design

The New Stack

CloudBees sponsored this podcast. One of the biggest mistakes we’ve made as the IT industry is calling it the cloud. Because it’s not out there. It’s in data centers. We’ve distanced ourselves from the data center, and we’ve distanced ourselves from the environmental repercussions of data centers.