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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 194

The 5 Levels of Analytics Maturity

Basic dashboards used to be enough to thrill end users. But over time, modern capabilities have emerged—and bare-minimum features are no longer cutting it. How have analytics changed? And where do your BI offerings fall? Find out sophisticated ways to future-proof your application. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

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’.

DevOps 130

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.

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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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 175

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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5 Early Indicators Your Embedded Analytics Will Fail

Many application teams leave embedded analytics to languish until something—an unhappy customer, plummeting revenue, a spike in customer churn—demands change. But by then, it may be too late. In this White Paper, Logi Analytics has identified 5 tell-tale signs your project is moving from “nice to have” to “needed yesterday.". Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

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.

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 163

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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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.

Why “Build or Buy?” Is the Wrong Question for Analytics

Every time an application team gets caught up in the “build vs buy” debate, it stalls projects and delays time to revenue. There is a third option. Partnering with an analytics development platform gives you the freedom to customize a solution without the risks and long-term costs of building your own. Learn when and why it makes sense to build, buy, or take a combined approach to embedded BI. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

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.

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.

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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New Study: 2018 State of Embedded Analytics Report

Why do some embedded analytics projects succeed while others fail? We surveyed 500+ application teams embedding analytics to find out which analytics features actually move the needle. Read the 6th annual State of Embedded Analytics Report to discover new best practices. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

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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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.

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.

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.

Professional Scrum Master II - An Experience Report

Scrum.org

As of November 2018, there are 181,000 certified Professional Scrum Masters (PSM I) around the globe, but only 2,400 individuals that went for the next level Scrum Master certificate, often referred to it as an advanced Professional Scrum Master or PSM II. The large discrepancy of certificate holders might have several reasons, one being that many might not be aware that the PSM II even exists. Others might think that the PSM I is simply enough to advance their career. .

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Tools for generating deep neural networks with efficient network architectures

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

The O’Reilly Data Show Podcast: Alex Wong on building human-in-the-loop automation solutions for enterprise machine learning.

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.