Sat.Dec 29, 2018 - Fri.Jan 04, 2019

Drive Innovation in Software Development: How to Choose Between Incremental and Fundamental Change

OverOps

Business success is driven by making the right choices so that desirable products or services can be delivered to customers with intended profit margin and customer satisfaction.

Google and Facebook Diversifying Away from Advertising

NeverFriday

Rick Webb wrote an article last year on how Google and Facebook will eventually suffer from a massive devaluation. This is because while they dominate the digital advertising market, they cannot displace TV advertising easily.

Tech Ethics New Year’s Resolution: Don’t Build Software You Will Regret

The New Stack

New years are for resolutions, right? And then February finds them discarded like last season’s must-have toy. Resolutions most often fail because people don’t make plans, just wishes.

Django Models

The Crazy Programmer

In this tutorial, we’re going to learn about models in django. Models are connected to our database. We can also say that a model contains the fields and behaviors of the data that we want to store into database. Normally each model is connected to a single table of our database.

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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.

How Artificial intelligence (AI) is Enabling Creativity Across Businesses

OTS Solutions

How Artificial intelligence is Enabling Creativity Across Businesses. Finding ways to exercise creativity in the business world is essential to differentiate your brand, make meaningful innovations, and to serve customers effectively.

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7 DevOps Lessons in 2018: The Path to DevOps Success in 2019

DevOps.com

We all learn from mistakes, right? But it would be better if we learned faster and didn’t repeat them in our future exercises. And this is exactly what we will discuss here in this blog. For a while now, we’ve been overwhelmed by the idea of the DevOps principle.

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Working with Apps in Django

The Crazy Programmer

In this tutorial, we’ll learn about: What is app in django project and why to use it? How to create app in django project? So let’s start with very first question. What is app in django project and why to use it? We’ve seen that how to create a project in django.

More Physical and Digital tools for Scrum Masters and their teams

Xebia

A couple of months ago I blogged about some of the tools and toys that live in the trunk of my car. I take these along everywhere I teach and coach. Since posting, people have suggested additional items that just must be in my toolbox. Time Timer Plus Time-boxing is an important component of Scrum. It […]. The post More Physical and Digital tools for Scrum Masters and their teams appeared first on Xebia Blog. Academy Agile Agile Coach Scrum Tools

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Physical and Digital Tools for Scrum Masters and their Teams

Scrum.org

About 40 people gathered at the nlScrum meetup dedicated to physical and digital tools for the agile workspace. Tools that help developers, coaches and trainers to survive in the toughest environments.

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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.

The 4 Keys to Effective Continuous Testing

DevOps.com

In the digital era, products no longer can win on capabilities alone. Speed to market and buyer experience now matter just as much to customers as the extent to which a product meets a pressing need or outperforms competitive offerings.

The New Cloudera

Cloudera

A new year is always an opportunity for change. This year, we’re making a big one. On January 3, we closed the merger of Cloudera and Hortonworks — the two leading companies in the big data space — creating a single new company that is the leader in our category.

Which is your favorite programming style?

I'm Programmer

What is Programming? The individual that composes instructions for computer systems to refer to when performing a given action. Programmers usually have an extensive background in some form of computer coding language, which may include XML , PHP , Perl , HTML , or SQL.

Servant Leadership 101: Empower and Enable Others - Part 2

Scrum.org

Now that we’ve covered the essentials of self-organization and intrinsic motivation , let’s dive into how you make decisions that enable and empower others. There is no recipe to follow. There is no map to navigate. You need a compass because your actions must be based on your specific context at a specific moment in time. What does this person or team need right now to feel empowered? What does this person or team need to learn right now in order to grow more capable?

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!

Distinguishing Between Cloud Washed and Cloud Native

DevOps.com

Don’t fall for the marketing jargon: Running legacy infrastructure on a cloud instance is not actually cloud computing. Unfortunately, “cloudwashing” is common among enterprises as they attempt to jump on the cloud trend.

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Why Serverless Matters

The New Stack

Oracle sponsored this podcast. Serverless continues to mean different things for different people — but many users and proponents have very solid examples of how and why it works for them. Christopher Woods , research software engineer, at the University of Bristol , is a case in point.

The top cyber stories of December 2018

TechTalk

The top cyber stories of December 2018 Marriott data breach The Marriott hotel group revealed that the systems of its “Starwood” division had been compromised and could have leaked detailed data on as many as half a billion customers.

In the age of AI, fundamental value resides in data

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

The O’Reilly Data Show Podcast: Haoyuan Li on accelerating analytic workloads, and innovation in data and AI in China.

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.

DevOps 2019

DevOps.com

The post DevOps 2019 appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs ROELBOB

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5 Tips to Become a Google Cloud Certified Professional Architect

The New Stack

One of my 2018 resolutions was to become a Google Cloud Certifed Professional Cloud Architect. I managed to meet that goal only at the tail end of the year. During the last week of December, when most of my customers went on vacation, I was heads-down preparing for the exam.

Looking Back at 2018

QAspire

This blog has been my online home for over 12 years, even before I got onto Facebook and Twitter. The blog has evolved along with me. It is a platform for me to learn, think clearly and share whatever I learn through posts and sketchnotes. This blog has had an amazing journey so far.

How DevOps Should Use DBaaS (Database-as-a-Service) To Optimize Their Application Development

High Scalability

This post was written by Wendy Dessler of The Blog Frog. Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) is quickly gaining in popularity across the tech world. These software platform solutions helps users easily manage their database operations without having to really understand any of the abstractions.

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.

Security and Speed: Why DevOps and Security Need to Play Nicely

DevOps.com

It isn’t news that DevOps and IT security teams often struggle to align their departments and maintain a coherent balance between keeping a business secure and developing new applications to maintain customer interest.

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Roles and Responsibilities of Cloud Native DevOps Engineers

The New Stack

Essence Boayue. Essence Boayue is an up-and-coming full-stack engineer in the San Francisco Bay area. She is currently learning at Holberton School for software engineering.

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Best of…: 2018: Another Bitmask Fail

The Daily WTF

To wrap up our best-of year in review, here's yet another case where a simple problem is solved using simple tools, and everything still turns out entirely wrong. Original. -- Remy. As we've seen previously, not all government jobs are splashy.

Background Sync with Service Workers

David Walsh

Service workers have been having a moment. In March 2018, iOS Safari began including service workers — so all major browsers at this point support offline options.

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.

What To Do When Your DevOps Initiative is Failing

DevOps.com

These days, it is difficult to find someone who hasn’t heard of DevOps. Statistics show that in 2017, just 6 percent of developers worldwide had never heard of it, and in 2018 this number decreased to 3 percent. You have to wonder who these 3 percent of developers are!

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Why It Is Difficult to Hire for DevOps?

The New Stack

Pavan Belagatti. Pavan Belagatti is one of the pioneers in the field of growth hacking in India, he is also a DevOps influencer and a Google certified digital marketer. He has written over 100 articles alone on the topic DevOps. He usually writes about DevOps, Marketing, and Growth Hacking.

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10 Ways Machine Learning Is Revolutionizing Sales

CTOvision

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning show the potential to reduce the most time-consuming, manual tasks that keep sales teams away from spending more time with customers. Automating account-based marketing support with predictive analytics and supporting account-centered research, forecasting, reporting, and recommending which customers to upsell first are all techniques freeing sales teams from manually […]. Artificial Intelligence News