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Developer On Call

Henrik Warne

For the system at work, I am on call one week every seven weeks. For most of the past ten years, I have been on organized on call rotations for the systems I have been developing. I think being on call is a logical way of taking responsibility for your work. You also learn a lot from it.

One Shocking Thing Many Agile Coaches Are Getting Wrong

Scrum.org

Many Agile coaches and Scrum Masters believe they know best. They believe teams must follow a certain set of steps and do things a certain way, and if they do, those teams will be more productive, happy, and successful than ever. There's a problem with thinking that way.

Top CTO Challenges for 2019

SoCal CTO

The LA CTO Forum recently conducted a survey to find out what our Chief Technology Officer (CTO) members saw as their biggest challenges heading into 2019. We received over 250 responses that provides a pretty good insight into the top CTO challenges.

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The One Thing You Need to do Before Promoting Code to Production

OverOps

Writing, building, compiling and deploying code might seem easier in an automated workflow, but we still need to make sure our code is, indeed, ready for a ‘promotion’.

DevOps 191

Add Value with a Dashboard Refresh: What You Need to Know

Speaker: Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant, Motivational Speaker

Dashboards and analytics can really set your application apart, but that doesn't mean you can implement them and forget about them. Are they adding value to your product? Do your users benefit from them anymore? What should be improved, and what do we have the resources to improve? Join Miles Robinson, former UX and Design Manager, as he explains the different ways to refresh your dashboards - and how to determine what's the best path to product dashboard success. You'll leave with an understanding of how to figure out the best next steps specifically for you and your application.

What you need to know about the Marriott breach

The Parallax

Obama was president of the United States, Apple introduced its first watch, Russia invaded Crimea, and the San Francisco Giants won the World Series.

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How 3 women technologists built a career of their dreams

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Did you know that women seeking leadership roles often report a lack of good mentors as an obstacle to their career growth. We recently ran a survey for women technologists and almost 47% of the respondents claimed that they had no tech mentors or role models to look up to.

2Captcha – Human-Powered Image and CAPTCHA Recognition Service

The Crazy Programmer

With due technical advancement and increasing demand of software for various tasks (of our individual, personal as well as commercial needs), the authenticity of using these software has become as crucial as they themselves are.

The One Thing You Need to do Before Promoting Code to Production

OverOps

Writing, building, compiling and deploying code might seem easier in an automated workflow, but we still need to make sure our code is, indeed, ready for a ‘promotion’.

DevOps 130

Do I Need Domain Knowledge to be an Amazing Scrum Master?

Scrum.org

Does a Scrum Master really need technical business knowledge? If you’re trying to break in the world of Scrum, you might be asking yourself: Does a Scrum Master really need technical knowledge? Do they need business knowledge? I’m here to set the record straight.

SCRUM 210

The Complete Predictive Analytics Lifecycle for Application Teams

Speaker: Sriram Parthasarathy, Senior Director of Predictive Analytics, Logi Analytics

Applications with predictive analytics are able to deliver massive value to end users. But what steps should product managers take to add predictive analytics to their applications? In this webinar, we’ll walk through an end-to-end lifecycle of embedding predictive analytics inside an application. Find out how a real-world application decided what predictive questions to ask, sourced the right data, organized resources, built models, deployed predictive analytics in production, and monitored model performance over time.

Increase Your Agile Knowledge with Customized, Hand-Picked Information from Our Resident Content Curator

Agile Alliance

At Agile Alliance, we pride ourselves on the wealth of high-quality, in-depth Agile-related resources we offer you. But we also realize that sometimes too much of a good thing can be overwhelming.

Agile 164

Google Cloud Platform: The Basics for Absolute Beginners

DevOps.com

Google Cloud Platform provides powerful tools and services. Why should you pay attention to one of the leading cloud service providers?

Advantages and Disadvantages of DBMS

The Crazy Programmer

In this article you will know about advantages and disadvantages of DBMS. Database management system is an efficient way to create, manage and update databases and also is a prolific replacement of the old file systems which were earlier used to store and retrieve records. The DBMS facilitates the users to work with large amount of databases with much ease and efficiency but it is very important to know the advantages and disadvantages of the same before we start working with it.

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Upgrade your Sprint Planning, gain engagement from your Development Team

Scrum.org

. Hello great people of the world. It’s been a while since I wrote a blog post here. This time I want to share my experience working with Development Teams and a Product Owner at iPrice group who upgraded the way they ran their Sprint Planning. In some teams around the world, the Sprint Planning is seen as the most dreaded Scrum events and because of this reason, they’re thinking to drop Sprints.

5 Product Traps - And Better Paths

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Is your agile team overloaded with feature requests, with no time for discovery? Do your roadmaps read like impossible wish lists? Well, you’re not alone. It may seem impossible now, but what if we said that with a few changes, you could be meeting deadlines with the ability to predict progress with accuracy, be happy with your progress against the roadmap, and be making time for near-continuous discovery? Johanna Rothman has seen this all too often across many different organizations. She will take us through five common traps that agile product teams fall into – and likely you are in several of those traps right now. And good news - she has ways to avoid them!

Agile Alliance Announces Agile2019 Call for Speaker Submissions

Agile Alliance

Premier industry event now accepting session proposals for those who want to present ideas, experiences, and best practices in Agile software development PORTLAND, Ore.,

Agile 162

Reducing Poverty in the Age of Automation

DevOps.com

In 1966, more than half of the people in the world lived in extreme poverty. I don’t mean public housing, food stamps, subsidized school lunch, free health clinic poverty.

OKRs: The Ultimate Guide That Explains Everything You Need To Know

Luis Goncalves

OKRs (Objectives and Key Results) is a recent leadership foundation that helps organisations set, communicate, and measure their goals. Primary function of OKRs is to connect an individual´s personal objectives with the team and the company in a hierarchical way.

KPI 151

Two ingredients for self-organization (no recipe possible though)

Scrum.org

Scrum is based on self-organized teams. Self-organized teams are able to evolve and adapt quicker in today’s highly complex working environments than traditional command-and-control management structures.

5 Key Considerations for Top-Notch Product Dashboards

Speaker: Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant, Motivational Speaker

So you want to set your product apart with the latest analytics, but you’re not sure where to start. How do you know what your customers want? And how can you make sure that you’re solving their problems? And wait a second, is it even feasible for your team to take this on right now? Join Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant, as he covers five key considerations for you to keep in mind when you’re updating your software or app to offer the latest in embedded dashboards. You’ll leave with a better understanding of where to begin on creating actionable, insightful dashboards.

9 Ways to attract tech talent as a growing startup

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Over 86% of recruiting agencies face shortages finding and recruiting tech talent. This is according to a survey by Indeed , the most trafficked job-recruitment website in the United States. Because the number of applicants exceeds the number of candidates, it’s an applicant’s market. Companies are competing for a limited talent pool, fighting for their very existence in a proxy war of finding the right people to put in the right job.

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Career Choices

DevOps.com

The post Career Choices appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs ROELBOB

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CIOs Are Discovering That Humans Are Important Too

The Accidental Successful CIO

It turns out that humans are an important part of every IT department Image Credit: Black Knights. As the person with the CIO job, you have a very important question that you have to find the answer to. What is more important to your IT department: people or technology.

User Stories Don't Belong in the Marketing Product Backlog

Scrum.org

Marketing Backlogs in the Trenches. When I work with my clients on Scrum in a Marketing context the discussion about the Marketing Backlog and how to move from a big bang marketing campaign to a more iterative approach via smaller slices of stories is naturally a key area we focus on. . In those discussions User Stories which are the most popular way to represent Product Backlog Items (PBIs) in the Agile world and are also very popular in the Agile Marketing space inevitably come up.

How Product Managers Can Learn to Love Reporting

Speaker: Eric Feinstein, Professional Services Manager, Looker

For a long time, Product Managers have found it challenging to design interfaces inside their products that users could use for reporting. It seems like PMs and engineers have grown to hate embedded reporting. Fortunately, there are new technical approaches that are making this a significantly different picture, although there are still lots of interesting design challenges. Eric Feinstein, Professional Services Manager at Looker, has done workshops with lots of product managers who are looking to add effective reporting. He will use the example of a product manager of a learning management software system and how she would go through the process of defining reporting for users of the product. He will discuss working through personas, data types, reporting needs analysis and ultimately how this comes together to form a roadmap for reporting functionality and interface.

Freaking RAM Use in Chrome

I'm Programmer

Chrome may be the finest browser everywhere, but it eats up your PC’s RAM like a fool on Thanksgiving. If you’ve ever considered at your task manager, you’ve apparently flipped out at the sheer number of Chrome action and the memory they hog.

Breaking Down Data Silos in Your Organization

DevOps.com

Today’s organizations can finally use advanced technologies to unlock the true value of all of their data. This enables them to make better decisions, serve up better customer experiences, accelerate innovation and respond to crises faster—even preventing them from occurring in the first place.

How Firecracker Is Going to Set Modern Infrastructure on Fire

The New Stack

One of the most exciting announcements from last week’s AWS re:Invent was Firecracker — an open source project that delivers the speed of containers with the security of VMs.

The only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself

Scrum.org

(Inauguration speech of Franklin D. Roosevelt, president of USA during WWII). The end of the year is only two sprints away. We are in a refinement session. “So, So, would it still be feasible to deliver the ‘A+flow’ by the end of the year if we do it like this?” The PO asks the team.

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Monetizing Analytics Features: Why Data Visualizations Will Never Be Enough

Think your customers will pay more for data visualizations in your application? Five years ago they may have. But today, dashboards and visualizations have become table stakes. Discover which features will differentiate your application and maximize the ROI of your embedded analytics. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

120+ live online training courses opened for January and February

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Get hands-on training in Kubernetes, machine learning, blockchain, Python, management, and many other topics. Learn new topics and refine your skills with more than 120 new live online training courses we opened up for January and February on our online learning platform.

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DevOps Chat: Digital Transformation with Paul Chapman of Box

DevOps.com

It seems every organization is chasing digital transformation. Some companies are succeeding, while some are wallowing a bit, trying to figure out how to do it.

FoundationDB: A Reliable Key-Value Store with ACID Compliance

The New Stack

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon sponsored this podcast. The open source FoundationDB data store “falls in the genre of key-value stores or key-value databases so to speak,” said Snowflake Computing ‘s Ashish Motivala.