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?

Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life with Nir Eyal

Speaker: Nir Eyal

Ever get the feeling the world is full of too many distractions? Research shows the ability to stay focused is a competitive advantage, in work and in life. However, in an age of ever-increasing demands on our attention how do we stay productive and stay sane? In this webinar, Nir provides research-backed, practical advice, and memorable strategies for managing distraction and our time. Nir Eyal shares findings of his five years of research into how to master what he calls, "the skill of the century," the power to be "Indistractable."

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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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 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.

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.

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.

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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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.

How AWS Lambda Became What It Is Today

The New Stack

New Relic sponsored this post. First, there was the word “serverless,” as Amazon Web Services (AWS) began calling its offering “Lambda” a few years ago, as organizations just were learning how the platform could work for them.

MCMC Methods: Metropolis-Hastings and Bayesian Inference

Toptal

Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) methods let us compute samples from a distribution even though we can’t do this relying on traditional methods.

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.

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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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.

Accelerating DevOps with Advanced Container Security

The New Stack

Lior Cohen. Lior Cohen is Senior Director of Products and Solutions for Cloud Security at Fortinet. He has over 20 years of experience working in the information security, data center network and cloud computing spaces.

Start Building Your Leadership Fitness Today

thoughtLEADERS, LLC

Leadership is an endurance activity. Achieving peak leadership fitness requires self-awareness, goal setting, following a game plan, and overcoming challenges. Today’s post is by Timothy Tobin, author of Peak Leadership Fitness (CLICK HERE to get your copy).

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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.

Chills… Thrills and Picnic Frills: Radixweb Ushers to the ‘Twenties’ with Goodwill

Radixweb

Welcoming the Twenties with Radixweb Swag on our adrenalined picnic. A day that we will reminiscence for long. Check out all our fun times. Event

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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.

Office Space Cathedrals

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.

Beyond the Findings: The Case for UX Research in Digital Transformation

Speaker: Marina Foglietta-Tereo, Head of UX Research, AXA Insurance

People often think of UX research as a tactical approach to improve the usability or visual appeal of a digital product. While good research will certainly validate an existing design, using it for validation alone would be like using your iPhone solely to tell time! Join Marina Foglietta-Tereo, Head of UX Research at AXA Insurance, as she explores the unrecognized organizational, cultural, and strategic benefits of an in-house, central and mature UXR team.

3 Benefits Of Early Assessments

CodeSignal

This blog post is based on the twenty-second episode of the data-driven recruiting podcast hosted by CodeSignal co-founders Sophia Baik and Tigran Sloyan. You can find and listen to this specific episode here or check out the video version embedded below.

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.

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.

Managing APIs Is a Time Suck

The New Stack

Surveys published in December 2019 by Kong and Postman shed new light on the challenges of creating and managing an application programming interface (API) as opposed to just consuming APIs.

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.