Sat.Jun 15, 2019 - Fri.Jun 21, 2019

It’s Not all Fun and Perks: What Company Culture Really Means

Sailpoint

What is culture? In tech, we often find ourselves re-hashing the same old topics of foosball tables and free beer, or the “upgraded” perks of onsite chefs and free massages when it comes to talking about company culture.

Technical Debt & Scrum: Who Is Responsible?

Scrum.org

TL;DR: Technical Debt & Scrum. If technical debt is the plague of our industry, why isn’t the Scrum Guide addressing the question of who is responsibly dealing with it?

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Forget monoliths vs. microservices. Cognitive load is what matters.

TechBeacon

The "monoliths versus microservices" debate often focuses on technological aspects, ignoring strategy and team dynamics.

Spring Cleaning at OverOps: How (and Why) We Changed Our DB Cleaning Strategy

OverOps

Posted by Aviv Danziger, one of the full stack developers on OverOps’ R&D team. There comes a time in the life of any application that small things we let slide become unignorable issues.

Organizing for Customer Centricity

Speaker: Tatyana Mamut, Head of Product, Nextdoor

Most companies today say they are “customer centric.” Yet many still make decisions primarily based on competitor threats, technical architecture, or executive opinions. So what sets apart those that talk the talk, and those that walk the walk? Join Nextdoor's Head of Product Tatyana Mamut, PhD as she outlines the 7 habits of truly customer-centric companies.

An example of a micro frontend application

Martin Fowler

After all the theory about micro frontends, Cam now digs into an example of how JavaScript integration can work with a simple application. more…. skip-home-page

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Clear as Mud – Attaining Real Transparency in Agile

Agile Alliance

How transparent are you? How transparent is your team, your organization? We all know that transparency is an essential aspect of Agile development, but do you really understand just how critical it is? Transparency is often a key tenant of corporate mission statements.

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How to move your two-factor authentication app to a new device

The Parallax

Last week, at least three months ahead of expectations, Google leaked the design for its upcoming Pixel 4 phone. Why the tech giant prematurely exposed its plans isn’t entirely clear.

Downsides of micro frontends

Martin Fowler

Any significant architectural pattern has downsides. Cam finishes his explanation of micro frontends by looking at some of the costs of this approach, such as payload size and complexity in operations and governance. more…. skip-home-page

Why Every Team Wall Should Have Personas on Them

Scrum.org

As CEO and Product Owner for Scrum.org I get the amazing opportunity to visit lots of different companies. Recently I spent a week in Brazil visiting some amazing companies and talking about agility.

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Contact Center Cloud Migration Done Right

Speaker: Sheila McGee-Smith, Founder and Principal Analyst, McGee-Smith Analytics

Many companies are in the midst of migrating their contact center to the cloud. Understanding how best to execute the transition of premises to cloud is part of that process. Join contact center industry analyst and No Jitter blogger Sheila McGee-Smith as she discussed tried and true best practices for avoiding the potential pitfalls of CX migration.

Is AI and Machine learning impacting Enterprise Mobility?

OTS Solutions

Is AI and Machine learning impacting Enterprise Mobility? With the advancement in new trends and technology, tech trends are growing every day. Already websites and mobiles apps have taken over everything in the world of business.

Nordic Testing Days Tallinn 2019

Henrik Warne

At the end of May I attended Nordic Testing Days in Tallinn, Estonia. It was the first time I spoke at a conference outside of Sweden, and I had a great time. There was one day with tutorials, and two days with workshops and regular half hour talks. Here are my impressions: Talks I Liked.

Dreams and Realities in the SDLC

DevOps.com

The post Dreams and Realities in the SDLC appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs ROELBOB

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Velocity: Escape this Pitfall

Scrum.org

The map above illustrates a classic problem with the common use of 'velocity' as a metric. It is also a great illustration of the assertion I made in my previous article: A Scrum Team Increases Their Velocity by Doing Less Work.

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Walk a Mile in Your Customer's Shoes

Speaker: Steven Haines, Founder and CEO, Sequent Learning Networks

Product professionals use phrases like "voice of the customer," and "user experience" so often that it can be easy to lose sight of their actual meanings. How can we, as product professionals, learn to keep customers and users at the heart of our work? Join Steven Haines, globally recognized thought leader and author, as he guides us through a memorable journey demonstrating how you can walk a mile in their customer's shoes. He'll explore how, by developing true empathy for your users, you can ensure you're creating the features and products they actually want.

The quest for high-quality data

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Machine learning solutions for data integration, cleaning, and data generation are beginning to emerge. “AI AI starts with ‘good’ data” is a statement that receives wide agreement from data scientists, analysts, and business owners.

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What No One Tells You About Leading But You Desperately Need to Know

Let's Grow Leaders

Leading is tough enough without ignoring these critical truths. “I I wish someone would have told me some of this before I started leading. Life would have been so much easier. I bet my team wishes I knew it too.” We hear this […].

Putting Machine Learning Models into Production

Cloudera Engineering

Once the data science is done (and you know where your data comes from, what it looks like, and what it can predict) comes the next big step: you now have to put your model into production and make it useful for the rest of the business. This is the start of the model operations life cycle.

5 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Writing Code

Scrum.org

Writing code is like finding your path through a dark forest. Behind each tree can lurk a monster, a treasure or a pit. Or there is no path at all. You don’t know until you look. For me, this attitude encapsulates the essence of writing software empirically.

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How To Take Action on Customer Discovery

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

We all want to build successful products - and that means satisfied customers. Before anything else, you must understand what problems you can solve. The best way to do that is to get out of the building and start asking questions. But how can you make the most of those conversations, and ensure that you walk away with productive insights? Join Nick Noreña, educator, entrepreneur, and currently Innovation Coach and Advisor at Kromatic, as he covers how we can effectively action our findings from customer discovery conversations.

Enabling end-to-end machine learning pipelines in real-world applications

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

The O’Reilly Data Show Podcast: Nick Pentreath on overcoming challenges in productionizing machine learning models. In this episode of the Data Show , I spoke with Nick Pentreath , principal engineer at IBM.

Staying Vigilant as Ransomware Becomes More Targeted and Frequent

Storagecraft

Ransomware threats continue to grow in 2019 as cybercriminals become sneakier and more targeted in their efforts, which means only organizations that are continuously proactive in maintaining security may come away unscathed.

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How to hire the best developer talent at your next career fair

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

For the past nine years, software engineers have been at the top of the ‘hardest to fill jobs’ in the US. Over 120,000 tech jobs open in the US each year, with only close to 60,000 computer science graduates. It’s no different in European countries, where tech talent shortage is hitting the market.

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3 Tips & 8 Seconds that Change the Emotional Climate of your Team

Scrum.org

Scrum Masters, ask yourself - Are you a natural servant leader, or do you struggle to be the inspiring coach that creates high-performing teams?

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Make an Impact with Analytics and Journey Maps

Speaker: Kirui K. K., Co-founder and CEO of Tanasuk Africa

If you want to offer a better user experience, it can be tempting to track each and every data point in your product. However, this can quickly get complicated and overwhelming as you collect more and more data. How do you know which metrics will help you improve? Kirui K. K., Co-founder & CEO Tanasuk Africa, wants you to know that analytics don't have to be complicated to make an impact - no matter the size of your company. Join him as he explains how to create a customer journey map, then use that map to figure out the metrics you need to know - and how to use them.

What are model governance and model operations?

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

A look at the landscape of tools for building and deploying robust, production-ready machine learning models. Our surveys over the past couple of years have shown growing interest in machine learning (ML) among organizations from diverse industries.

Agile Stacks Extends Reach of DevOps Automation Platform

DevOps.com

Agile Stacks this week announced it is extending the reach of its namesake DevOps automation platform to Kubernetes and additional cloud services.

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Frictionless checkouts for GAMMA and KARWEI

Xebia

Over the years, Xebia has been the driver of Agile software development at Intergamma, known for the GAMMA and KARWEI DIY stores. A year ago, we set out to replace the checkout process for their webshops. The existing checkout was slow and cumbersome to use, and no longer on par with other parts of the […]. The post Frictionless checkouts for GAMMA and KARWEI appeared first on Xebia Blog. AWS frontend Javascript MVP ReactJS Software Development UX

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Nexus Daily Scrum - No Scrum of Scrums

Scrum.org

En Nexus no se requiere una reunión “Scrum of Scrums” ya que se usa el Nexus Daily Scrum. El Nexus Integration Team tiene la responsabilidad de gestionar las dependencias de un Nexus y es un equipo dedicado a esta labor entre otras responsabilidades.

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Your Post-Launch Toolkit for Understanding Your Users

Speaker: Brittney Gwynn, former Director of Product, Simple Health

If you've ever launched an MVP, you know that the journey has only just begun. How do you figure out what to do next? You know that you need to look at how different user segments react, but how do you quickly distinguish signal from noise so you can iterate and improve? Join Brittney Gwynn, former Director of Product at Simple Health, as she explains how you can use early customer feedback, usage data, and continuous experimentation to optimize your journey to product-market fit. Whether you're at a brand-new company, or looking to innovate within a more mature organization, or anywhere in between, you'll come away with a new skill set, ready to make the most of your launches.