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NLP—The Emerging Force within the AI Family


Natural Language Processing (NLP) is a field within Artificial Intelligence (AI) that allows machines to parse, understand, and generate human language. This branch of AI can be applied to multiple languages and across many different formats (for example, unstructured documents, audio, etc.). Considering that the NLP market is anticipated to be worth $13.4 billion in […]. The post NLP—The Emerging Force within the AI Family appeared first on QBurst Blog. Artificial Intelligence

Epic Focus: Measure your way to a better time to market


There are several recurring wishes our clients bring to us, one of which is speed, to improve time to market. However, there is no dial that we can turn to deliver value faster. Software teams are not like cars; there’s no accelerator pedal. Even if we try to speed up by adding more resources, in […]. The post Epic Focus: Measure your way to a better time to market appeared first on Xebia Blog.


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15 Sprint Review Anti-Patterns

TL; DR: 15 Sprint Review Anti-Patterns. Are we still on the right track? Answering this question in a collaborative effort of the Scrum Team as well as internal (and external) stakeholders is the purpose of the Sprint Review. Given its importance, it is worthwhile to tackle the most common Sprint Review anti-patterns. The Purpose of Scrum’s Sprint Review. The Sprint Review is Empiricism at work: inspect the Product Increment and adapt the Product Backlog.


Conflict: Uncomfortable, Yet Necessary with Jennifer Jones-Patulli

Marcus Blankenship - Podcasts

Episode 29. ?Is Is conflict always a bad thing? In this episode of Programming Leadership, Marcus and his guest, Jennifer Jones-Patulli, discuss how people tend to think about conflict and how they handle it. Jennifer provides insight and tools to use as leaders to help handle conflict situations within an organization and among staff. Conflict may be uncomfortable, but it is not always bad. Show Notes. Fight, flight, or freeze reactions. Cultures approach conflict differently.

11 Required Monitoring Platform Capabilities for Enterprise DevOps Teams

In this eBook, Isaac Johnson, a Principal Software Engineer and DevOps Architect with experience at multiple Fortune 500 companies, reveals the key things he looks for when evaluating monitoring platforms for enterprise DevOps teams.

Bliki: WaterfallProcess

Martin Fowler

In the software world, “waterfall” is commonly used to describe a style of software process, one that contrasts with the ideas of iterative, or agile styles. Like many well-known terms in software it's meaning is ill-defined and origins are obscure - but I find its essential theme is breaking down a large effort into phases based on activity.

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Executive Insights on Scaling DevOps

Dzone - DevOps

To gather insights on the current and future state of how DevOps is scaling in the enterprise, I asked IT executives from 32 different companies to share their thoughts. Here’s who shared their insights: Nancy Wang , CEO,? Advancing Women In Product ?(AWIP)?. AWIP)?. Mick Morrissey , Director of Engineering, Asavie. Lyon Wong , Founder & COO, Blameless. Patrick Reister , Senior Build Engineerand Ivan Szatmári , Head of Release Management, Bohemia Interactive Simulations (BISim).

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Maintaining Strategic Focus During Agile Releases

In today’s hyper-competitive world, releasing early and often is a business necessity. When done right, this unrelenting commitment to speed enables product teams to quickly respond to shifting market conditions. But sometimes, agility can lead to a lack of strategic focus. Releases degenerate delivering shiny objects that temporarily fascinate the product or sales organizations without […]. The post Maintaining Strategic Focus During Agile Releases appeared first on

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How to Encourage Your Team When Results are Disappointing

Let's Grow Leaders

What do you do when everyone gets an “A” for effort, but the results are disappointing? How do you encourage your team while building a recovery plan? 6 Ways to Encourage Your Team When Results Are Disappointing It’s easy to lead when […]. The post How to Encourage Your Team When Results are Disappointing appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Results & Execution Winning Well how to improve bad results overcoming setbacks results sales quota

Focus on what was “Done” during Sprint Review


As Scrum Trainer I get to meet a lot of teams and hear of many different ways to do Scrum. Most are valid ways, yet some seem more aligned with the values of Scrum or the purpose of the specific Scrum Element. In this post we’ll have a look at the Sprint Review. The Sprint […]. The post Focus on what was “Done” during Sprint Review appeared first on Xebia Blog. Agile Agile Coach Scrum

Building Evolvable Architectures

Speaker: Dr. Rebecca Parsons, CTO of ThoughtWorks

The software development ecosystem exists in a state of dynamic equilibrium, where any new tool, framework, or technique leads to disruption and the establishment of a new equilibrium. Predictability is impossible when the foundation architects plan against is constantly changing in unexpected ways. It’s no surprise many CIOs and CTOs are struggling to adapt, in part because their architecture isn’t equipped to evolve. This webinar will discuss what’s at stake if companies continue to use long term architecture plans.

Four Unbalanced Accountabilities that can hurt your Scrum Team

Version Française. Scrum requires a self-organized team to deliver "done" increments at the end of each Sprint. This peculiarity sometimes raises criticisms and questions when it is discussed in trainings or when coaching the clients: how can a team work without a leader? How are we going to do our job, if no one tells us what or how to do it? The Scrum Guide states that: “Scrum Teams are self-organizing and cross-functional.


Is Cloud AI a Fad? The Shortcomings of Cloud Artificial Intelligence


Read Christopher Tozzi explain the shortcomings of cloud artificial intelligence on IT Pro Portal : Want to build artificial intelligence (AI) into your app, but don’t want to have to collect your own data or train your own models? The cloud has a solution for you. Cloud-based AI services have emerged as one of the […].

7 steps to improve your data structure and algorithm skills

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

This blog is a guest contribution from Harsh Goel, Founder @ – Online Bootcamp for Technical Interviews. Machine Learning or Blockchain might be the next big thing, but interview problem-solving is the skill of the decade. Here is a step-by-step plan to improve your data structure and algorithm skills: Step 1: Understand Depth vs. Breadth. We all have that friend who has solved 500 coding problems. They love to wear it as a badge of honor.

Achieving Organizational Change Through Scaled DevOps

The rapid pace of technological change has had a major impact on customer expectation, forcing IT decision-makers to adopt agile processes to ensure the continual delivery of innovation. This has led to the mass adoption of DevOps practices, with 77% of organizations indicating they rely on DevOps to deploy software, or plan to, in the near future. […]. The post Achieving Organizational Change Through Scaled DevOps appeared first on

How to Measure DevSecOps Progress and Ensure Success

Speaker: Shannon Lietz, Director of DevSecOps Team, Intuit

You've finally done it: You've won over C-Suite and your DevSecOps team is up and running. But how do you monitor your new program? Join Shannon Lietz, Leader and Director of DevsecOps at Intuit, and learn to lead your DevSecOps team to the top.

A Big Mistake Leaders Make When Answering Questions

Let's Grow Leaders

The wind shifted, the mainsail swung over the boat, and the deck leaned until I found myself staring at water where the horizon used to be. It looked like we were all going to get wet – but I was actually about […]. The post A Big Mistake Leaders Make When Answering Questions appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Winning Well coaching developing leadership employee growth leadership management questions

When AI is a tool and when it’s a weapon


Read Seth Colaner explain how artificial intelligence can either be a tool or a weapon on Venture Beat : The immense capabilities artificial intelligence is bringing to the world would have been inconceivable to past generations. But even as we marvel at the incredible power these new technologies afford, we’re faced with complex and urgent […].

Communication Happens: You Might As Well Do It Right


Communication is part of every organization, making sure you do it right is the biggest thing that makes a difference. Today’s post is by Charles Morgan, author of Now, What? CLICK HERE to get your copy). When you’re the leader of a company, or even the leader of a team within a company, you’re communicating […]. This is only the beginning of the thought. Please click the article headline above or go to [link] for more. Books Guest Blogger Leadership

Five Microservices Worst Practices

Microservices are moving to the mainstream. The IDC FutureScape: Worldwide IT Industry 2019 Predictions states that by 2022, 90% of all new apps will feature microservices architecture that “improve the ability to design, debug, update and leverage third-party code.” With so many organizations adopting or about to adopt microservices, they must be doing something right. […]. The post Five Microservices Worst Practices appeared first on

The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

NET Core Roadmap: Reasons to Use.NET Core Now and in the Future

Gorilla Logic

NET Core is an open-source, free, multi-platform framework from Microsoft; it replaces.NET Framework.NET Core 3.0 was released in September 2019. In this post, I will present to you a.NET Core roadmap and will discuss why to use it in your projects and what you should know about its future. .NET NET Core Performance Speed Stands Out.

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AI development has major security, privacy and ethical blind spots


Read why O’Reilly says that security, privacy and ethics are low-priority issues for developers when modeling their machine learning solutions on Help Net Security : Security is the most serious blind spot. Nearly three-quarters (73 per cent) of respondents indicated they don’t check for security vulnerabilities during model building. More than half (59 per cent) […].

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Untangling the service mesh


You may have noticed that, as you run more and more applications in containers it’s not easy to get them to talk and play well with each other. That’s because instead of monolithic applications using APIs to talk to components on one machine, we now have one app here, another there and they use networking […]. Cloud Uncategorized

The Time Has Come for an Engineering Approach to DevOps

Do you want to know how to do DevOps? Are you doing DevOps but not satisfied with the results you are getting? DevOps is complex. It does not come with a prescription, installation guide, user’s manual or maintenance manual. It doesn’t even have a standard definition. How can anyone expect to get good results with […]. The post The Time Has Come for an Engineering Approach to DevOps appeared first on

Are Your Embedded Analytics DevOps-Friendly?

Does your analytics solution work with your current tech stack and DevOps practices? If not, any update to the analytics could increase deployment complexity and become difficult to maintain. Learn the 5 elements of a DevOps-friendly embedded analytics solution.

Data Science Fails: Change is the Only Constant


Heraclitus, a Greek philosopher who lived 2,500 years ago, is credited with saying, “Change is the only constant.” Similarly, in 1789, Benjamin Franklin wrote, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” This blog is about how we sometimes forget these two ideas when using artificial intelligence systems. AI Across Industries

Top 5 Post-Cloud Migration Tips


Read Bill Saltys list five top post-cloud migration tips for businesses on Information Week : The benefits of migrating to the cloud are well-documented: increased efficiency, scalability, business agility, simplified management and overall lower costs. Moving operations to the cloud initiates a digital transformation for organizations and allows them to adapt more quickly to new […].

Top Leadership Blogs & Podcasts for 2020

Experience to Lead

An insightful leadership blog adds incredible value to your development as a leader, and even more so when it’s written by an expert who has encountered the challenges you’re facing. That said, you don’t have hours to search online for the blogs most relevant to your leadership challenges. As you look forward to 2020 and [.]. The post Top Leadership Blogs & Podcasts for 2020 appeared first on Experience to Lead.

IT Enables Scale in Digital Transformation

Few corporate functions have seen their role disrupted as much as IT these last few years. The help desk days are long gone. As digital transformation accelerates, IT is becoming less about outright technology and more about creating capabilities that enable the overarching business strategy. As such, IT is the engine behind any company’s digital […]. The post IT Enables Scale in Digital Transformation appeared first on

5 Things a Data Scientist Can Do to Stay Current

DataRobot together with Snowflake – a leading cloud data platform provider — is helping data scientists stay current with the latest technology and data science best practices so that they can excel in an increasingly AI-driven workplace. Five Things a Data Scientist Can Do to Stay Current offers data scientists guidance for thriving in AI-driven enterprises.