Sat.Dec 01, 2018 - Fri.Dec 07, 2018

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’.

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Ask the "Right" Questions: Your Analytics-Guided Product Strategy

Speaker: Yoav Yechiam, Founder and Head Instructor, productMBA

Analytics are highly important for product managers - and yet, analytic implementations often fail to actually help us. It's not the technology, and it's not the tactics. In most cases, it's our approach that's misguiding us! Analytics are there to answer important product questions, not just to collect data. How can we be mindful of our analytics so they enable us, rather than confine us? Join Yoav Yechiam, Founder and head instructor at productMBA, as he explains best practices for a data-guided strategy that helps product managers get to the "why" of their biggest product goals.

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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Servant Leadership 101: The 4 V’s to Create a Strong Foundation

Scrum.org

Servant-leaders must create a strong foundation that helps people feel empowered to take action, enables them to move forward in a common direction despite uncertainty, and to feel inspired and resourceful during challenging times.

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.

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.

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’.

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The Changing Role of CX Testing in Digital Transformation

Speaker: Diego Lo Giudice and Chad Hendren

With new competition emerging every day, businesses are transforming themselves, and using software as a means to drive differentiation. Digital transformation has become a key initiative for businesses across the globe, and CX is ground zero. Register now for this webinar and hear from Cyara and their guest speaker, Diego Lo Giudice of Forrester, how testing and QA practices are changing to enable and accelerate digital transformation.

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.

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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?

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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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.,

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What Is (and Isn’t) Product Management?

Speaker: Steve Johnson, VP of Products, Pragmatic Institute

Product Management is one of the most exciting - and most misunderstood - functions in technical organizations. Is it strategic or tactical? Is it a planning role or a support role? Many product professionals are unclear about what is (and isn't) product management. After all, product management spans many activities from business planning to market readiness. In this session, we’ll examine many product activities and artifacts for product strategy, planning, and growth, and introduce a simple tool that you can use in your organization to clarify the roles of product management and others. Steve Johnson explores the many roles of Product Management in this fun talk focused on why product managers should obsess on problems instead of solutions.

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.

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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.

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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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.

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Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

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.

The Third Way of DevOps: Stacking the Cards in Your Favor

DevOps.com

In the Third Way of DevOps, change is as much attitude as it is behavior In our first post, “The Third Way of DevOps – From Knowing to Being,” we shared our thoughts on effectively applying knowledge to put the Three Ways of DevOps into practice.

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Assessing progress in automation technologies

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

When it comes to automation of existing tasks and workflows, you need not adopt an “all or nothing” attitude. In this post, I share slides and notes from a keynote Roger Chen and I gave at the Artificial Intelligence conference in London in October 2018.

How to Use Basic Psychology to Bring in More Customers

Women on Business

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Embedded BI and Analytics: Best Practices to Monetize Your Data

Speaker: Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst

By creating innovative analytics products and expanding into new markets, more and more companies are discovering new potential revenue streams. Join Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst, as he walks you through how data that you're likely already collecting can be transformed into revenue!

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.

Developers: Key to the User Experience in a Multicloud World

DevOps.com

It’s amazing how many applications behave as if the network is always available, bandwidth is infinite and latency is zero. While optimistic, this approach to applications is ultimately rooted in fantasy.

Distributed systems: A quick and simple definition

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Get a basic understanding of distributed systems and then go deeper with recommended resources. The technology landscape has evolved into an always-on environment of mobile, social, and cloud applications where programs can be accessed and used across a multitude of devices.

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How ShiftLeft Uses PostgreSQL Extension TimescaleDB

High Scalability

This article is written by Preetam Jinka , Senior Infrastructure Engineer at ShiftLeft. Originially published as Time Series at ShiftLeft. Time series are a major component of the ShiftLeft runtime experience.

Plan for Product Launch Success with Data and Analytics

Speaker: Piyanka Jain, President and CEO, Aryng

When you launch new feature (or an entirely new product), there are many questions that you'll need to answer. Is the feature being adopted? Do your customers like it, or does it need to be improved? Was the launch successful? Well, that all depends on how you define success. Join Piyanka Jain, President and CEO of Aryng, as she explains why - and how - you should use data and analytics to define and track a successful launch.