Sat.Feb 02, 2019 - Fri.Feb 08, 2019

CXOs Overestimating DevOps and Continuous Testing Maturity

DevOps.com

More work is needed to achieve continuous testing, Forrester report shows Forrester recently completed an interesting new research project exploring what separates DevOps leaders from DevOps laggards.

3 emerging trends tech leaders should watch

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Analysis of the O’Reilly online learning platform reveals a new approach to technical architecture, the rise of blockchain, and shifts in programming language adoption. Keeping up with technology can be a daunting task for tech leaders.

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Questions about Agile: Agile Beyond Software

Agile Alliance

This is part of a series of posts where I take a look at some commonly asked questions and provide my spin on them. The answers are all my own.

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Can Artificial Intelligence Help Businesses Make Better Decisions?

OTS Solutions

Can Artificial Intelligence (AI) Help Businesses Make Better Decisions? The current developments in technology have made it possible for the once unattainable artificial intelligence (AI) to now make its presence known across various sectors.

Encouraging Innovation in an Established Product Culture

Speaker: Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies

Innovation is both a process and an outcome. The place to begin innovating your products and services is by first bringing innovation to your internal process. We'll explore the innovation process including the challenges, solutions, and hands-on techniques for becoming a successful "agent of change" within a well-established product culture. We'll examine the importance of UX and user-centric feature analysis, the adaptation of Agile Methodologies to the creative process as well as a way to drive successful culture change for setting expectations and winning approvals with cross-functional stakeholders. Innovation and Leadership go hand in hand. Join Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies, as we assess some case studies and see how to lead with a clear strategy, well-defined tactics, and an unbiased 360 understanding of perhaps the most fundamental question of all; "why are you innovating?"

How to Hire for Values and Retain 87% of Your Employees

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Picture this. You have shortlisted 2 stellar candidates running for a position in your company. On paper, both have a great deal of relevant experience, solid education, and some praiseful references to back things up. One of them will soon become an A+ player introducing all sorts of initiatives making a tangible impact on the company’s bottom line. The other will join the company’s ranks, do an OK job and leave soon after they hit the 12-month mark. And that will manifest in attrition.

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Thrashing in Operating System (OS)

The Crazy Programmer

When a program need space larger than RAM or it need space when RAM is full, Operating System will try to allocate space from secondary memory and behaves like it has that much amount of memory by serving to that program. This concept is called virtual memory.

Safeguarding Your Way to Improving Your Code, Your Processes, and Your Life!

Agile Alliance

Hi, my name is Brian Button. I’m one of the people who helped put together deliver:Agile 2019. I wanted to share with you one of the sessions I’m really looking forward to seeing.

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Unlocking How Google Sets OKRs

Luis Goncalves

For years, Google has made headlines for being a key leader in so many things – innovation, revenues, growth and expansion, people management, and leadership.

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Allow your Disability to Make You a Better Leader

Scrum.org

just celebrated my 48th birthday. This is quite a milestone because being born with Cerebral Palsy the odds were not in my favor to reach this age, let alone a professional career in leading change and leading leaders.

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Get Growth With Partner Integrations

Speaker: Mandy Howard, Product Manager, ServiceTitan

Once your SaaS product hits a certain level of revenue, you'll need to change things up to move past the plateau. One of the ways to do this is to move past your core product and introduce new business streams. If you're strategic about your integrations, you can strengthen your ties to your target market. Join Mandy Howard, Product Manager at ServiceTitan, as she takes you through the three key questions that you need to answer to grow your product with the right partner integrations. Whether you're a start-up, or working on a new product in an enterprise environment, you'll learn how to push through to a new level of growth.

Can Sev1 Issues Be Detected BEFORE They Hit Production?

OverOps

Sev1 issues in production cost companies money. In order to prevent them from ever happening, we need to be able to expect the unexpected using Anomaly Detection and Quality Gates.

7 Recruiting Trends That Will Continue Into 2019

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Time flies by in the blink of an eye. Not long ago, we were analyzing the trends unfolding in 2018 and in no time, we are talking about projections for the next year. What amazes us the most is the magnitude of change the industry has gone through in such a short time span. With cloud adoption becoming the norm and machine learning taking the top spot in every organizational agenda, talent leaders are facing challenges like never before. And surprisingly, the year 2019 looks to be no different.

OKR History for the Leadership and Management Nerds

Luis Goncalves

If you landed on this page, you have my respect for researching a topic that only gets researched by management nerds Kidding aside, it’s also great to know about OKR history and the framework has evolved to what it is today so you will have full understanding of the rationale behind its final form.

A Scrum Poster (A Visual Guide/Aid)

Scrum.org

Interested in receiving a visual aid to interpret the Scrum Guide? Grab a free copy of a very cool Scrum Poster and show off among your colleagues and friends.

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Measure the Immeasurable: Beyond Vanity Metrics

Speaker: Sari Harrison, Product Management Instructor, Product School

As a product manager, it's your job to realize your product’s vision by executing your chosen strategy. It’s also your job to deliver value to the business. Ultimately, these two outcomes are aligned so the temptation is to focus primarily on business metrics. Doing this can cause you to lose focus on the real value you are trying to achieve, in favor of moving the vanity metrics such as launches and time spent. Join Sari Harrison, Product Management Instructor at Product School, as she explains how to use immeasurable success criteria along with your more standard KPIs to deliver products that don't just get used a lot, but deliver real value.

Breaking through organizational silo’s with EventStorming

Xebia

Tedious and lengthy internal processes delay the delivery of value to end-users and lower your competitiveness. The bigger your organization, the more likely you are to encounter this problem. Visual collaboration tools like EventStorming can help with kickstarting the necessary focus shift. Internal Competition vs External Excellence Once an organization reaches a certain critical mass, […]. The post Breaking through organizational silo’s with EventStorming appeared first on Xebia Blog

Artificial intelligence and machine learning adoption in European enterprise

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

How companies in Europe are preparing for and adopting AI and ML technologies. In a recent survey , we explored how companies were adjusting to the growing importance of machine learning and analytics, while also preparing for the explosion in the number of data sources.

Five OKR Disadvantages that May Affect the Way You Set Your OKR

Luis Goncalves

OKR, a goal-setting methodology that was first used by Intel and Google, has become widely popular in the world of business.

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Review of The Professional Scrum Product Owner Course (PSPO)

Scrum.org

In January 2019 I was at Prowareness in Delft, Holland, and attended the 2 day Professional Product Owner course delivered by Ralph Jocham , co-author of The Professional Product Owner book. I thought I'd share my thoughts on the course with you.

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Embedding Operational Reports: Everything Product Managers Should Know

Speaker: Dean Yao, Sr. Director of Product Marketing, Logi Analytics

Businesses are run with analytics - but companies continue to struggle with interpreting, analyzing, and distributing data. Operational reports help get information to the people who need it most, in formats they understand, and in a timeframe that matters. Join the webinar to learn how embedding operational reports can give your users a precisely formatted, ready-to-analyze view of their operational activities. World-class software teams are embedding operational reports to empower end users with interactive data visualizations, detailed information, and highly precise formats that can be shared via email, PDF, print, or online.

Set the Flux Capacitor for 12/30/1899

The Daily WTF

I mentally think of the early 2000s as "the XML Age" XML was everywhere. Everyone wanted to put XML into their applications. Java was the XML king, using XML for everything. People were starting to ask themselves, "do we need the big expensive RDBMS, when we can just use XML instead?"

Public Relations

DevOps.com

The post Public Relations appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs ROELBOB

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The Basic Tenets of Objective and Key Results Implementation

Luis Goncalves

Objective and Key Results Implementation – to be able to effectively implement Objectives and Key Results (OKRs), it is important to understand how this whole process starts.

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Exploring the Scrum Values Workshop

Scrum.org

???? V ersione Italiana ???? ???? Version Française ????. In 2016, five Scrum Values have been added to the Scrum Guide : courage, focus, openness, respect and commitment. From a Gunther Verheyen’s idea and with Mohamed Gargouri, we recently translated the Scrum Values into French.

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How To Launch A Feature To Maximize Growth

Speaker: Brian Balfour, CEO, Reforge

Have you ever been part of a launch that, despite everyone's hard work, was more like a balloon deflating than a rocket taking off? It turns out that some of the most popular product and feature launch tactics can be counterproductive to achieving sustainable growth. Brian Balfour, Founder and CEO of Reforge, has taken a close look at these practices to figure out just why they can slow - or even hurt - growth. Now, he has a repeatable model for you to use in your next launches to get the growth you're looking for.

Making the Turn: 10 Warning Signs You aren’t Shifting from Founder to Leader

N2Growth Blog

By Thomas Brattle Gannett and Dr. Greg Giuliano. You came up with an awesome idea. Your singular focus has been to make it real. You started a company. You got funding. Maybe you’re looking for Series B or C funding now. Maybe you’re prepping for the IPO. Congratulations!

How Software Outsourcing Can Empower Digital Transformation

DevOps.com

Businesses are constantly readjusting themselves to become more agile and innovative while maximizing their opportunity in today’s digital economy.

Understanding the OKR Basics to Fully Unleash Your Company’s Potential

Luis Goncalves

Understanding the OKR Basics. In his new book entitled Measure What Matters , American Investor and venture capitalist John Doerr talks about how focusing on the objectives and key results (OKR) can significantly boost the performance of any team. Doerr studied electrical engineering.

Model Exploration Whirlpool – Domain-Driven Design: The First 15 Years

Xebia

with EventStorming and Example Mapping Introduction People often ask for more concrete guidance on how to explore models, especially in an Agile or Lean setting. The model exploration whirlpool is Eric Evans attempt to capture such advice in writing. It is not a development process, but a process that fits in most development processes. The […]. The post Model Exploration Whirlpool – Domain-Driven Design: The First 15 Years appeared first on Xebia Blog.

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Build Delightful Products with Customer Validation

Speaker: John Little, Head of Product Marketing, Centercode

When it comes to delivering a solid product/market fit, customer validation is key. After all, you want to provide customers with a product that not only fills the need, but is delightful -- right? To get there, you need to commit to a vital blend of market research, strategy, and user testing. Join John Little, Head of Product Marketing at Centercode, as he explains a two-part approach to customer validation. First, how do you strategically identify your top product areas that need attention prior to release. And second, how do you turn user data into strategic priorities that help the right teams make the right decisions.

Highlights from the O'Reilly Software Architecture Conference in New York 2019

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Watch highlights from expert talks covering cloud-native programming, software architecture career advice, and more. People from across the software architecture world are coming together in New York for the O'Reilly Software Architecture Conference.

Cloud Waste To Hit Over $14 Billion in 2019

DevOps.com

The good news to start 2019 is that cloud adoption is growing rapidly. Most people realize this, but along with major growth comes some less welcome news. Wasted cloud spend is also up—often dramatically. Chances are, if you’re spending money on cloud, some of that money is being wasted.

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How to Set OKR: A Quick Guide

Luis Goncalves

Do you wish to adopt OKRs the way Google does it? Do you want to be successful like them in implementing processes and empowering your team ? If yes, feel free to read on. Whenever they set objectives, Google usually starts with their organisational OKRs.

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