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5 Steps That Helped Me Turn a $15M Loss Into Successful Software Delivery

OverOps

Facebook’s Julie Zhuo on Navigating the Leap From Individual Contributor to Force Multiplier

Gitprime

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How to Develop and Deploy Software Like a Tech Giant

The New Stack

Not All Feedback is Created Equal!

Scrum.org

Product Owners have a tough job. I was in a Sprint Review recently where the Scrum Team had some stakeholders talking about an idea they thought was excellent. So, like any studious Product Owner, they immediately typed up the idea and added it to their Product Backlog.

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Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

How to Overcome Resistance to DevOps Implementation

DevOps.com

The number of businesses adopting DevOps to make software releases happen faster without compromising on software quality continues to grow. Within the next five years, the DevOps market is expected to reach almost $13 billion.

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Five quality patterns in Agile development

Xebia

In this blog series, I’ll discuss five quality patterns in Agile development to deliver the right software with great quality. For years now companies have been adopting Agile ways of working and mostly the Scrum framework as their way to develop software.

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Learning to Handle Uncertainty

Marcus Blankenship - Podcasts

Episode 21. Does project work feel like a guessing game? What happens when projects go off track, and how can this affect customer relationships? Better yet, how can we navigate uncertainty when we estimate and plan — but things still go wrong?

Why regression testing should be a shared responsibility

TechBeacon

Regression testing should be shared, either within the delivery team as a whole or between development and QA. But in too many companies, this testing is still seen as primarily QA’s problem. App Dev & Testing, Testing, Application Testing, Quality Assurance (QA

Data Versioning and Pipelines in CD4ML

Martin Fowler

My colleagues continue their article on Continuous Delivery for Machine Learning by looking at the future, considering what further work needs to be done in Data Versioning and Data Pipelines. more…. skip-home-page

BI Buyers Guide: Embedding Analytics in Your Software

The business intelligence market has exploded. And as the number of vendors grows, it gets harder to make sense of it all. Learn how to decide what features you need and get an evaluation framework for every technical and non-technical requirement you could imagine.

Leaders Stop Trying to Be Efficient

N2Growth Blog

Let’s cut right to the chase; stop focusing on being efficient – it’s a waste of time. Nobody other than perhaps you really cares how efficient you are, but everyone cares how effective you are.

How to Manage Managing Multicloud

The New Stack

As the enterprise IT world speeds towards a multicloud future, much of the industry dialogue has shifted toward the technology needed to tap into the potential that multicloud offers.

Using metrics to find the pain points in a legacy codebase

Xebia

When you are new to a codebase, you may realise that it’s new for you, but not new to the world. It’s code that has been around for ages and is hard to change, it’s hard to maintain. This is legacy code by definition, and it’s your job to work with it. Even if code […].

Why DevOps is Like Football

DevOps.com

When it’s done right, DevOps is an impressive feat. You have groups of professionals all melding together as one large team working toward a common goal. The groups–and the individuals themselves–perform their roles and hand off tasks to each other at just the right times.

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2019 State of Engineering Performance Management Report

More than 100 software leaders were asked how they manage and measure engineering performance. How do the findings stack up to your own experience? The report includes the top engineering challenges and the most used performance metrics.

Beyond Mechanical Scrum

Scrum.org

At a recent training class one of the delegates spoke about their present company, about how it was the most “Agile” place he had ever worked.

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How to Lead in a Caustic Culture

Let's Grow Leaders

To lead in a caustic culture, focus on your influence It’s a question we hear after every keynote we deliver: “I want to build a Courageous Culture, but I don’t know if it will work at my company. It’s not a healthy […].

Recruiting Software Developers – Checking Out a Company

Henrik Warne

I often get contacted by recruiters asking if I am interested in changing company. Even if I am happy where I am, I briefly check out companies I have not heard of before. One reason is that you never know, maybe the new company is a fantastic opportunity that really is interesting to me.

An Inside Look at GitOps

DevOps.com

At a time when variations on DevOps abound, get ready for the latest: GitOps. This new term promises to bring some order to what can be operational chaos and empower operational teams to leverage best practices learned from their developer counterparts.

More Effective Agile Leadership

Speaker: Steve McConnell, CEO, Construx Software

In this talk, Steve McConnell, CEO of Construx Software, distills hundreds of companies’-worth of real-world experience into the proven Agile leadership practices that work best. Steve will seamlessly thread together traditional approaches, early Agile approaches, modern Agile approaches, and the principles and context that underlie them all—creating an invaluable resource for Agile leaders, their teams, and their organizations.

Remote Teams and Virtual Facilitation

Scrum.org

I have my own biases, having seen co-located teams work very well and having struggled with “dislocated” teams, I often recommend my clients to reconsider “dislocated” teams. And by “dislocation” I am not saying you cannot have teams ten time zones away.

Things You Have to Pay Attention to When Choosing a Cloud Storage Provider

The Crazy Programmer

Storing files in the cloud is more popular than ever. Whether it’s using iCloud for our Photos, OneNote for our MS Word documents, or Dropbox for large files, cloud computing has become an integral part of our professional and personal lives.

Kubernetes’s explosive growth has come with attention paid to security and stability

DXC

You may have noticed I write a lot about Kubernetes, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) sponsored open-source container orchestration program. That’s because I have no choice in the matter. Just like Docker turned containers into the way to run server applications, Kubernetes quickly overcame its rivals and became the way to manage containers. Practically […]. Cloud Uncategorized Kubernetes

5 Key Skills Developers Need to Master in Order to Thrive

DevOps.com

The promise of the cloud, in its essence, allows the IT department to focus on generating business value rather than spinning cycles fixing and managing infrastructure. However, the cloud is not a one-size-fits-all proposition, and many early adopters are finding it challenging to move to the cloud.

The Essential Guide to Building Analytic Applications

Embedding dashboards, reports, and analytics in an existing application presents some unique opportunities—and poses unique challenges—to software teams. Download this eBook to hear 16 product experts share insights on business intelligence, UI/UX, security, and everything that goes into building a successful application with analytics at its core.

Scrum and the Power of Diffusion of Responsibility

Scrum.org

On March 13, 1946, 28-year-old Kitty Genovese was stabbed to death in Queens, NYC, across from the apartment building where she lived.

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A Closer Look at Microsoft Vision AI Kit

The New Stack

Last week, Microsoft and Qualcomm jointly released the Vision AI Kit , smart camera powered by Qualcomm’s AI accelerator chip and Microsoft’s Azure IoT Edge platform. The Vision AI Dev Kit is a great device to learn how convolutional neural networks work.

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Has DevOps morphed into ITSM?

TechBeacon

The more that DevOps matures, the more it looks like IT service management (ITSM). DevOps, DevOps Trends, IT Service Management (ITSM), Special Coverage: Service Management World 2019

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IoT Security Concerns

DevOps.com

The Internet of Things (IoT) is being hailed as the next step in our technological development. It’s hard to argue with that.

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Architect Your Organization for Effectiveness, Productivity, and Joy

Speaker: Ron Lichty, Consultant: Interim VP Engineering, Ron Lichty Consulting, Inc.

As a senior software leader, you likely spend more time working on the architecture of your systems than the architecture of your organization. Yet, structuring our teams and organizations is a critical factor for success. In fact, the impact of software architecture parallels the impact of organizational structure. We are excited to welcome Ron Lichty, co-author of a seminal book on managing software teams and a well-known speaker, he’ll speak to organizing for effectiveness, productivity and joy.

How Can You As A Scrum Master Increase Your Awesomeness

Scrum.org

Just two months ago I was asked by a lady after a community meetup in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: "How can I become a more awesome Scrum Master?" I was surprised to receive such question since I never had anyone asked me that question.

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How the Rise of Data and AI Have Redefined the Data-Driven Enterprise

Cloudera Engineering

The rise of data and AI promises many things: the power to interpret, to predict, to transform. However, until the enterprise learns how to manage and master the data being generated and apply that learning to actual business use cases, that promise remains a distant dream.

Case Study: How Roadside Assistance Company Agero Elastically Scaled into the Cloud

The New Stack

Bernie Gracy, Chief Digital Officer at Agero. As Chief Digital Officer, Bernie's 30 years of technology experience, energy and insight are helping Agero drive new product/platform introduction, client delivery, and the establishment of new software-enabled business models.