Sat.Feb 06, 2021 - Fri.Feb 12, 2021

Reinforcement Learning, Intuition, and Abductive Reasoning


Reinforcement learning is a technique largely used for training gaming AI — like making a computer win at Go or finish Super Mario Bros levels super fast. That's great, but to some extent, this use case isn’t very exciting or useful.

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Agile Transformation and the Elephant in the Room

Agile Alliance

Why traditional budgeting is the antithesis of Agile – and what to do about it Most organizations are born small and born agile. They are nimble, trusting, collaborative, non-bureaucratic and purpose-driven. But few want to remain small. Most want to grow and become big.

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Five Types Of Value

You can also listen to this post in this episode of our podcast . The Scrum framework exists to deliver value to stakeholders sooner. Sounds good, right? But when is something “valuable”? For something that seems so central to Scrum, there is little guidance on what “value” means.


How to Become an Ethical Hacker – Learn Hacking Step By Step

The Crazy Programmer

With the increasing rate of cyberattacks, organizations and businesses are in immense need of efficient and skilled ethical hackers. Many people consider the term ‘ethical hacking’ as illegal and unlawful. But, it is not the case, as ethical hacking is done lawfully and legitimately.

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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.

The Graph Protocol: Enabling search for the new world of distributed ledgers


The Graph (GRT) is an Ethereum token that powers The Graph, a decentralized protocol for indexing and querying data from blockchains. Just as Google indexes the web, The Graph indexes […]. Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Cryptocurrency and Blockchain GRT The Graph

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The Agile Manifesto Continues to Stand Up After 20 Years

As the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Agile Manifesto has arrived, it makes me look back at how the world has changed over the past 20 years and what it may look like over the next 20. . First and foremost, the use of Agile has grown well beyond software.

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Context Switching in Operating System

The Crazy Programmer

Have you ever wondered how a multitasking processor handles too many processes simultaneously, and when you go back to any context, it starts from the same point where it was left?

Today Every Company Buys Electricity, Tomorrow Every Company Will Buy Ethereum


If you were amazed at the moves by MicroStrategy and Tesla into Bitcoin, just wait till the really big companies start shifting part of their assets into this digital store […]. Blockchain and Cryptocurrency CTO bitcoin Ethereum

Agile Mardi Gras: A Postcard from Rio de Janeiro

Agile Alliance

The Carnival in Rio de Janeiro is world famous! Every year, since 1893, this immense and exuberant spectacle begins 40 days before Easter and it’s celebrated for five days. Millions of Brazilians and visitors travel to the city from all over the world to join in this unusual spectacle.

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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.

6 Signs You’re Doing DevOps Correctly

A lot of organizations claim to be DevOps-focused because they use specific tools and loosely follow certain practices. But to really be a DevOps-centric organization, there are specific DevOps principles and processes that ensure your organization is as optimized and automated as possible.

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C++ Delay Function with Program Example

The Crazy Programmer

In this article, we look into the delay() function in C++. There can be many cases where we need to create a delay in our programs before exiting out of execution. We can use a delay for this purpose in our code which is used to delay the program’s exit time.

Simple Reference To Top Assets By Market Cap: Useful context on one basic metric of economic heft


The site at provides a simple list of the world’s largest companies by market capitalization. This is the value of publicly listed companies. This is an easy calculation to […]. Blockchain and Cryptocurrency bitcoin Ethereum

The Agile Mindset: A Strategic Toolkit for Collaborative Communication

Agile Alliance


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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.

How the SRE Role Is Evolving

In recent years, site reliability engineering (SRE) has garnered much interest. In 2019, LinkedIn listed site reliability engineer as the second most promising job in the United States. Now, in 2021, the role continues to grow and evolve within many organizations.

Difference between CLOB and BLOB Datatypes in ORACLE/MYSQL

The Crazy Programmer

In this article we look into the difference between CLOB and BLOB datatypes in Oracle/MYSQL. We will also see about the description of each datatype and how to create attributes in a table with these datatypes. So, CLOB and BLOB are types of Large Object Datatypes (LOB). LOB’s are a set of datatypes used to store or hold large amounts of data to access and manipulate the data efficiently. To learn more about Large Objects refer to Oracle Documentations.

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YDS: What Does a Scrum Master Do with a Quiet Team?

Today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: What Does a Scrum Master Do with a Quiet Team? Another day, another YouTube viewer question. This time a fellow Scrum Master wants to know what to do when working with a quiet Scrum Team. Todd and Ryan have been in this situation many times.


The Art and Science of Facilitation: How to Lead Effective Collaboration with Agile Teams

Agile Alliance

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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.

Why Your Next CIO Will Be a CPO

Here’s what the transition to CPO means for everyone in IT Over the last 20 or so years, the evolving role of the CIO, or chief information officer, has been a hot topic of conversation in most large enterprises.

Difference between DELETE, DROP and TRUNCATE in SQL

The Crazy Programmer

In this article, we look into the difference between DELETE, DROP and TRUNCATE commands in SQL. We will also see the general syntax related to each of the commands and the corresponding queries to implement these commands in SQL. DELETE. The SQL DELETE command is used to delete existing records or rows from a table. The query can be used to delete one or multiple records from an existing table depending on the condition specified. The DELETE command is a Data Manipulation Language (DML) command.

Chainlink emerges as a promising cryptocurrency


Read why Connor McNeely says that Chainlink is a promising cryptocurrency that can take on Bitcoin and Ethereum on Old Gold & Black : For many, investing in cryptocurrency is […]. Blockchain and Cryptocurrency News bitcoin Chainlink Ethereum

5 Cloud Trends That Will Reshape IT in 2021


We rang in 2020 with all the expectations that cloud computing would continue its progression as a massive catalyst for digital transformation throughout the enterprise. What we didn’t expect was a worldwide health crisis that led to a huge jump in cloud usage.

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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.

The Economic Problem

The Daily WTF

One of the main tasks any company needs to do is allocate resources. Regardless of the product or the industry they're in, they have to decide how to employ the assets they have to make money.

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YDS: How Does a Scrum Master Help a Blocked Scrum Team?

On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: How does a Scrum Master help a blocked Scrum Team? Barbara sent in a question asking what to do when, as a Scrum Master, when an impediment blocks the Scrum Team.


Maintaining Voluntary Measures for Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity Could be Deadly


A water system in Florida has been accessed by an unknown intruder who made an attempt to alter the chemical balances used to treat water in a way that could […]. News Scythe

How to Provide More Meaningful Performance Feedback

Let's Grow Leaders

If you knew your manager really cared about you and had your best interest at heart, would you want them to give you meaningful performance feedback? Even if it was hard to hear? Every time we ask these questions in our leadership […].

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.

The Internet of Things Market at a Glance


The Internet of Things market continues to grow and evolve as enterprises re-prioritize digital resiliency. Explore the market landscape with IDC. IoT and the Edge IDC Market Glance Internet of Things

YDS: Capacity Sprint Planning vs Velocity Sprint Planning

On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: What are the pros and cons of capacity sprint planning vs velocity sprint planning? A YouTube viewer sent a question asking about the pros and cons of Capacity Sprint Planning vs. Velocity Sprint Planning.


What You Need To Know About Bitcoin: Including potential new business models to consider


Bitcoin is the most famous crypto currency, with good reason. It was the first to leverage the new concept of a blockchain to enable a distributed, but trusted ledger, which […]. CTO News bitcoin