Sat.Jan 12, 2019 - Fri.Jan 18, 2019

How you can keep Scrum positive

Scrum.org

When practicing the guitar, there have been times when I got very demotivated and frustrated until I found out I was focusing on my mistakes instead of enjoying all the good licks I was producing on my guitar as well.

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How to create effective problem statements for idea challenges and hackathons

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Problem statements are concise descriptions of an issue that help understand the problems better and come up with effective solutions. They are like navigational compasses – the direction north being your desired outcome.

Go Big: Scalability in the Age of DevOps

DevOps.com

Achieving hyperscale is a work of technical art for any business. As companies grow and customers begin to rely more heavily on your service, ensuring reliability during peak business times is mission-critical.

Difference Between MySQL and ORACLE

The Crazy Programmer

Here you will get to know about difference between mysql and oracle database. Both MySQL and Oracle are popular relational database management software developed by Oracle Corporation. MySQL: Its name is combination of words “My” and “SQL”, where “My” is name of daughter of co-founder Michael Widenius. And SQL full form is Structured Query Language. It is most popular free and Open Source database management system Developed and maintained by Oracle Corporation.

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How To Take Action on Customer Discovery

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

We all want to build successful products - and that means satisfied customers. Before anything else, you must understand what problems you can solve. The best way to do that is to get out of the building and start asking questions. But how can you make the most of those conversations, and ensure that you walk away with productive insights? Join Nick Noreña, educator, entrepreneur, and currently Innovation Coach and Advisor at Kromatic, as he covers how we can effectively action our findings from customer discovery conversations.

Reading the Scrum Guide is an empirical process itself

Scrum.org

A quick question for all you Scrum enthusiasts out there. . How familiar are you with Scrum Guide?". Scrum what now? I know that it exists but I've never actually read it. Experience is more important anyway. . I've heard about it, I'm planning to read it someday. .

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A Guide to Getting Started with CRM Systems for Small Businesses

OTS Solutions

A Guide to Getting Started With CRM Systems for Small Businesses. Launching a small business takes tremendous planning and strategy, but growing that business requires even greater attention to detail and research. Once a business takes off, your primary goal is growth.

Even more Physical tools for Scrum Masters and their teams

Xebia

This is the 3rd post in a series. You can find the older posts here: Physical and Digital tools for Scrum Masters and their teams More Physical and Digital tools for Scrum Masters and their teams Based on LinkedIn and Twitter feedback on previous posts some additions from the field!

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Expedite! Handling Unplanned Work in Scrum

Scrum.org

"You gotta flex. You gotta look good, bro." - Kiari "Offset" Cephus. Scrum stands on the three legs of transparency, inspection, and adaptation. Of these, transparency can arguably be said to come first.

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Managing Change in an Agile World: Principles and Practices

Agile Alliance

This book identifies the principles and practices for managing change in an agile, fast, iterative, environment. People change management

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Build Product Progress with a Strong Data Culture

Speaker: Nima Gardideh, CTO, Pearmill

Have you ever thought your product's progress was headed in one direction, and been shocked to see a different story reflected in big picture KPIs like revenue? It can be confusing when customer feedback or metrics like registration or retention are painting a different picture. No matter how sophisticated your analytics are, if you're asking the wrong questions - or looking at the wrong metrics - you're going to have trouble getting answers that can help you. Join Nima Gardideh, CTO of Pearmill, as he demonstrates how to build a strong data culture within your team, so everyone understands which metrics they should actually focus on - and why. Then, he'll explain how you can use your analytics to regularly review progress and successes. Finally, he'll discuss what you should keep in mind when instrumenting your analytics.

The marketer’s guide to innovation with hackathons

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Hackathons have been the bastion of engineers for so long! Considered an event that’s right up their alley; engineers and developers have practically staked their claim to it. Having witnessed countless successful hackathons for almost 3 years since I work for HackerEarth which offers hackathon software for organizations, I had a strong feeling that the format would work wonders for marketers as well.

Obsolescence

DevOps.com

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

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Bye Bye Velocity. Hello Throughput.

Scrum.org

The Professional Scrum with Kanban (PSK) course has now been out for more than 6 months at Scrum.org. As one of the first few trainers who wanted to teach this course when it came out, I find that it is a great way to combine the Scrum framework with Kanban as a strategy to deliver value to your customer. Out of the many topics that we talk about in this class, I’ve found that the use of throughput instead of velocity/capacity to be a positive change.

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What lies ahead for Python, Java, Go, C#, Kotlin, and Rust

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

O’Reilly authors and instructors explore the near-term future of popular and growing programming languages. Change is the only constant in the technology world, and programming languages are no exception. Competition among languages has led to improvements across the board.

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.

Agile Q&A: Activities for a New Team

Agile Alliance

What activities do you suggest when starting a new team? When forming a new team, you want to make sure you can get them started off on the right foot. There are several different ways to do that and the ones you pick are going to depend on a variety of factors, including (but not … Continued. People agile teams

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Applying DevSecOps to Address Cloud Security Challenges

DevOps.com

Driven by the encouragement from 2018 progress, cloud technology is poised to be even bigger in 2019. However, one major hurdle continues to haunt the cloud trend: security.

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Delivering the Least Scope

Scrum.org

One common misconception of agile is that it simply allows you to get everything done faster. This is simply not true. Agile allows us to plan a much smaller scope of work, delivering iteratively and incrementally to deliver the least amount scope needed to solve the problem/capture the opportunity.

AI brings speed to security

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Survey results indicate incident response times improve with AI-based security services.

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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 short? Find out sophisticated ways to future-proof your application. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

Top 10 IT Recruiters to follow on Social Media in 2019

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

As we move to the new year 2019, your organization must have started working towards sourcing and recruiting. At the same time, a large pool of job seekers starts preparing for the upcoming appraisal season wherein they can finally make their move towards a dream job.

The 5 Levels of Corporate Organization

DevOps.com

The post The 5 Levels of Corporate Organization appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs ROELBOB

Even more Physical tools for Scrum Masters and their teams

Scrum.org

This is the 3rd post in a series. You can find the older posts here: Physical and Digital tools for Scrum Masters and their teams. More Physical and Digital tools for Scrum Masters and their teams. Based on LinkedIn and Twitter feedback on previous posts some additions from the field!

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How machine learning impacts information security

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

The O’Reilly Data Show Podcast: Andrew Burt on the need to modernize data protection tools and strategies. In this episode of the Data Show , I spoke with Andrew Burt , chief privacy officer and legal engineer at Immuta , a company building data management tools tuned for data science.

Make an Impact with Analytics and Journey Maps

Speaker: Kirui K. K., Co-founder and CEO of Tanasuk Africa

If you want to offer a better user experience, it can be tempting to track each and every data point in your product. However, this can quickly get complicated and overwhelming as you collect more and more data. How do you know which metrics will help you improve? Kirui K. K., Co-founder & CEO Tanasuk Africa, wants you to know that analytics don't have to be complicated to make an impact - no matter the size of your company. Join him as he explains how to create a customer journey map, then use that map to figure out the metrics you need to know - and how to use them.

JavaScript Labels

David Walsh

No matter how long you’ve been a JavaScript developer, there will always be language features that you didn’t know about until you saw them in a fringe piece of code.

Building an Elixir runtime for AWS Lambda

Xebia

At the most recent AWS Re:invent, Amazon announced support for custom runtimes on AWS Lambda. AWS has support for quite a few languages out of the box; NodeJS being the fastest, but not always most readable one. Python can be edited from the AWS Console, while for Java, C# and Go binaries have to be […]. The post Building an Elixir runtime for AWS Lambda appeared first on Xebia Blog. AWS aws AWS Lambda elixir

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How Product Owners prevent value delivery

Scrum.org

Why would Product Owners prevent value delivery, you ask? They shouldn’t, and don’t want to, but yet I see them do it every day. And usually, it’s without them even knowing they’re doing it. Here’s four observations of how Product Owners prevent value delivery, and suggestions to improve. The Sprint Backlog is the Development Team’s plan. One of the biggest mistake you could make as a Product Owner is to focus too much on what’s on the Sprint Backlog.

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9 AI trends on our radar

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

How new developments in automation, machine deception, hardware, and more will shape AI. Here are key AI trends business leaders and practitioners should watch in the months ahead. We will start to see technologies enable partial automation of a variety of tasks. Automation occurs in stages.

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The Magic of Intent: Start Knowing The Goals of Your Users

Speaker: Terhi Hanninen, Senior Product Manager, Zalando, and Dr. Franziska Roth, Senior User Researcher, Zalando

It's important to know your users - what are their preferences, pain points, ultimate goals? With user research and usage data, you can get a great idea of how your users act. The tricky part is, very few users reliably act the same way every time they use your product. Join Terhi Hanninen, Senior Product Manager, and Dr. Franziska Roth, Senior User Researcher at Zalando, as they explain how they were able to reach a new level of user understanding - by taking their user research and segmenting their users by point-in-time intent. You'll leave with a strategy to change how your product team, and organization at large, understands your users.