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Going Back to the Basics: Agile Values


Key takeaways from Ágiles Colombia 2019. Last month I had the opportunity of attending “Ágiles Colombia”, the Colombian Conference on Agile frameworks that draws in attendees from all over Latin America.

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Article: Agile and late! End-to-end Delivery Metrics to Improve your Predictability

InfoQ Culture Methods

Agile teams may need to deliver milestones expected at a certain time, so will need to forecast or risk being accused of being “Agile and late”. There are metrics that relate to the “Logical Six” potential sources of delay which are key to improve forecasting accuracy. The metrics can used to create a Root Cause RAG Progress Report – to share a more accurate forecast and clear mitigations. By Charlie Ponsonby.

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7 Culture Hacks for DevOps Initiation

Dzone - DevOps

Every company is a software company now, and every company will become a DevOps company soon. “It It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.”?—?Charles Charles Darwin. Why DevOps?

Rules of Change with Esther Derby

Marcus Blankenship - Podcasts

Episode 27. In this episode of Programming Leadership, Marcus and his guest Esther Derby discuss change. They discuss her book, Seven Rules for Positive Productive Change, and how change is viewed and implemented by individuals and organizations. Show Notes.

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From Build to Buy: The Path to Better Analytics for Your Application

Speaker: Ardeshir Ghanbarzadeh, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Logi Analytics

Making the transition from building your analytics in-house to investing in a third-party embedded solution can be complicated.Watch this webinar with Ardeshir Ghanbarzadeh, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Logi Analytics, for tips on making the transition as smooth as possible, and getting on the right path to better analytics for your app!

Harnessing the Power of Developers

In our fast-moving digital economy, organizations across just about every industry are faced with a stark reality: to remain competitive and deliver the best possible customer experience, they must evolve continuously.

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How to Be Your Team’s Chief Marketing Officer

Next Level Blog

One of the questions I love to ask a roomful of senior leaders when I’m delivering an interactive presentation is, “What is it that only you can do?” It’s a positional question, not a personal question. Because each of those leaders is the current incumbent in the leadership role they’re in, there are certain things that only they can do given the resources, opportunities, authority, information and access that come with the role.

The Law of Unintended Consequences

The Agile Manager

Over and above all, it remains to be seen how far the super-Bank will make use of its immense facilities for credit expansion. This is the aspect of the scheme which deserves the most attention, as it opens up a vista of alarming possibilities.

Is Agile Killing or Helping Innovation?

Agile Alliance

A few weeks ago, I got into an interesting discussion at the eXperience Agile event over in Portugal about whether Agile helps or kills innovation.

The Difference Between Great Leaders And Posers

N2Growth Blog

This may sound harsh, but the truth often is… I’ve witnessed far too many people in positions of leadership that wouldn’t recognize an opportunity if it hit them squarely in the face. If you cannot recognize, attract, and acquire opportunity you should not be in a leadership position. Just this week I’ve observed people in leadership roles who failed to recognize opportunities, or perhaps even worse, took too long to make a decision and let an opportunity pass them by.

Data Analytics in the Cloud for Developers and Founders

Speaker: Javier Ramírez, Senior AWS Developer Advocate, AWS

You have lots of data, and you are probably thinking of using the cloud to analyze it. But how will you move data into the cloud? In which format? How will you validate and prepare the data? What about streaming data? Can data scientists discover and use the data? Can business people create reports via drag and drop? Can operations monitor what’s going on? Will the data lake scale when you have twice as much data? Is your data secure? In this session, we address common pitfalls of building data lakes and show how AWS can help you manage data and analytics more efficiently.

Build or Buy? How to Think About Assembling Software in the Cloud

The New Stack

Jevon MacDonald. Jevon MacDonald has spent the last decade building high technology businesses. He is the co-founder and CEO of Manifold, the cloud-native marketplace company. Before Manifold, he was co-founder and CEO of GoInstant that was acquired in 2012 by Salesforce for $100 million.

Is ITIL a fit for your organization's culture?


Organizations need structure and predictability. But when you impose too much structure, and put procedures in place simply to have those procedures in place, your organization becomes too rigid. This is how structured processes such as ITIL become obstacles to change.

Article: Q&A on the Book Thinking Remote

InfoQ Culture Methods

The book Thinking Remote - inspiration for leaders and distributed teams by Pilar Orti and Maya Middlemiss provides lots of ideas for managers and leaders who are working with remote or distributed teams.

Multiple products Scrum teams, how do you deal with that?


Multi Products Scrum teams are in reality observed often. One team serving different stakeholders and customer segments. Both would like to use the same people to work on their improvements. In most organizations there tend to be more products than teams.


How to Choose the Best Embedded Analytics Solution to Modernize Your Application

If you are looking to modernize your application to improve competitiveness, then one of the quickest wins you can have is to embed sophisticated analytics that will wow your existing and prospective customers.

The responsibilities of the Scrum Master

Originally posted on [link]. There is rarely any debate about the need to have someone to decide what to work on (Product Owner), and a team to turn these ideas into a working product or service (Development Team). But what do we need this Scrum Master for?


Free Courses at Linux Academy – November 2019

Linux Academy

To continually support your mission to learn and grow, we are always adding new, free courses and resources for developing Linux and Cloud skills. Each month we will kick off our community content with a live study group.

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How to Stop the Destructive Power of Sarcasm at Work

Let's Grow Leaders

An audience member asked us recently, “Can you talk about the danger of sarcasm? Our VP uses it all the time it ruins presentations, derails meetings, and shuts people down.” ” We thought, “We know that guy.” ” We bet you do too. Sure, […].

HackerEarth Community—Get ready for spooktacular updates!

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

As October draws to an end, Halloween creeps upon us. Prepare to be spellbound with our delightfully dark but magical updates. . Want to know what’s going on in the HackerEarth community? Find all the information you need to know, here. What’s inside? Halloween charms! .

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

A new voice a leader should listen to

Do you always hear the same people speak up when you present a new idea or when you ask for feedback? You might be dealing with an important voice here. The voice of the system! A voice any leader should (learn to) listen to. If you don’t? It will never go away! This is how I would describe a system.

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Does Software Testing Improve Quality, Actually?

Abstracta - Software Development

The Twitter debate: Do testers improve quality, help improve quality, or only pass info to others who do so? Lately, I’ve been closely following a super interesting Twitter discussion. The post Does Software Testing Improve Quality, Actually? appeared first on Abstracta Software Testing Services.

Managing Feature Flags with Terraform


Two weeks ago, we launched the LaunchDarkly Terraform provider. By using Terraform to manage LaunchDarkly resources, you can eliminate much of the pain and busywork in rolling out changes across your teams and infrastructure.

Getting RPA Right the First Time

Remember when every article you read about IT focused on digital transformation (DX)? Now the broad concept of DX seemingly has taken a back seat in the headlines to a number of hot technologies.

Nine Developer Enablement Practices to Achieve DevOps at Enterprise Scale

In this eBook, Christian Oestreich, a senior software engineering leader with experience at multiple Fortune 500 companies, shares how a metrics-driven mindset can dramatically improve software quality and enable DevOps at enterprise scale.

Workplace Design – The Key to Creativity and Innovation

CEO Insider

Creativity and innovation are two essential elements of business which enable almost any company, start-up or mature, to succeed.

How to Manage Change Capacity Across Multiple Projects

Change Starts Here

How to Lead for Results and Stop the Zombie Apocalypse

Let's Grow Leaders

Lead for results and keep the zombies at bay… They’re the phrases that should send a shiver up your spine if you want to lead for results. I’ve heard them from team members in every industry imaginable. You might recognize them: “I’ve […].

Privileged Access Management at the Speed of DevOps

Privileged access management (PAM) is clearly a very important element of effective cybersecurity. PAM has been ranked number one on Gartner’s Top 10 Security Projects for two consecutive years, and it is number four on the CIS Top 20 Critical Security Controls.

5 Signs It's Time to Replace Your Homegrown Analytics

If you built your analytics in house, chances are your basic features are no longer enough for your end users. Is it time to move on to a more robust analytics solution with more advanced capabilities? Follow this free guide for tips on making the build to buy transition.