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What Is Robotic Processing Automation?

The New Stack


Fish Heads and The Value of Great Leadership: An Unforgettable Lesson

Terry Starbucker

“Terry, don’t you see? A fish stinks from its head down”. It was three months into my maiden voyage as a cable TV executive, at age 27. I was in the middle of going over a laundry list of problems with my boss that had been vexing me for weeks.

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Addressing The Elephant: And Why Most Conflicts In Teams Are Invisible

Conflicts are fascinating. Now, this may be the organisational psychologist in me talking, or the facilitator who senses them in the groups I work with. But the other part of me dreads them. They scare me. They make me anxious.


The Magic of Small User Stories

Agile Alliance

I often run into teams that likes big User Stories. Why spend time writing, planning, and estimating a bunch of small stories when you can write, plan, and estimate just one big story? Bigger stories mean better efficiency, right? Not necessarily. Why smaller stories?


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.

DevOps at the Speed of Business: 5 Tips for Success

It’s an exciting time to be an engineer. With companies today moving faster than ever, engineering teams are developing and deploying new code daily, continuously improving and advancing the business.

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Open source security: 4 metrics that matter to app sec teams


Open-source software components are incorporated into almost every major development effort, but the security of those components continue to be a problem.

How To Handle Non Functional Requirements (NFRs)

When working with teams new to Scrum, one of the questions I usually ask is "What are your plans to describe non functional requirements (NFRs)?". Typically the Product Owner already has a good handle on functional requirements (i.e.


Why Did DevOps Become So Popular? 3 Theories

DevOps has now been a thing for a solid decade. As we look back at the history of DevOps, it’s worth asking: Where did DevOps come from, and why did it take off when it did? In honor of the 10-year anniversary of DevOps, I’d like to explore these questions.

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Tech Breakthroughs Don’t Happen in a Vacuum: Why Open Innovation is Critical in the Data Era

Dell EMC

In 2003, Dr. Henry Chesbrough published a paper that challenged organizations to drive new technology breakthroughs outside of their own four walls, and in collaboration with customers and partners for an outside view.

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.

Great Leaders Have No Rules-Interview with Kevin Kruse

Let's Grow Leaders

What are the rules you’ve created that get in the way of you and your team’s success? What if there were a better way? In this powerful interview with serial-entrepreneur, New York Times best selling author, and LEADx founder, Kevin Kruse, […].

Daily Scrums with Kanban

“There is also camaraderie in the huddle. They regroup, they focus, they keep the momentum going” -- Everts, Gordon, & Schaupp. Breaking the Huddle”. Scrum provides numerous opportunities for teams to inspect and adapt their progress, including on a daily basis.


ASF Moves OpenWhisk Serverless Computing Forward

The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) announced today that the OpenWhisk serverless computing framework has now become a high-level open source project.

Who Will You Trust to Unlock the Value of Your Data Capital?

Dell EMC

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.

DevSecOps: How to Keep Control and Security Tight throughout Development Communication

Kovair - DevOps

The way that companies create applications is constantly evolving and changing, and the most recent stage of this process is called DevOps. Here different parts. The post DevSecOps: How to Keep Control and Security Tight throughout Development Communication appeared first on Kovair Blog.

The Scrum Guide Reordered

TL; DR: The Scrum Guide Reordered. The Scrum Guide Reordered is based on about 90 percent of the text of the 2017 Scrum Guide, extending its original structure by adding additional categories. For example, you will find all quotes that can be attributed to the role of the Scrum Master in one place.


How IoT Security Risks Derailing Robotics

Driven by advances in technologies such as artificial intelligence and deep learning, the mobile robots market is projected to grow to $54.1 billion by 2023 from $18.7 billion last year, according to Markets and Markets.

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Powering the Human-Machine Workforce in the Data Era

Dell EMC

175 zettabytes, 175×1021 or 175 Billion 1TB drives …or put another way, more than 13 Empire State buildings. For the non-engineers out there – that is the amount of data IDC forecasts will exist by 2025.[1]

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.

The Best Way to Empower Employees as Customer Advocates

Let's Grow Leaders

You want to empower your employees as customer advocates, but it’s tricky. No one understands your customer’s needs and frustrations better than your employees. When your customers are frustrated, your employees are too. But let’s be real.

Being Nice Isn't Always Nice

I recently performed an organizational agile assessment and learned a great deal about how they served their customer’s technology needs. We investigated their technical practices, processes to develop and release, but also dug deep into how the people worked together from the people side of things.

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Digital Transformations Fall Short, Survey Claims

What is the nature of digital transformation? Is it a permanent shift in the digitization of business processes, or a race to a known destination?

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Powerful Data Management – Now Available from Dell EMC

Dell EMC

Locked within your data are opportunities to meet real-time business needs and drive new outcomes. The challenge for some organizations is to determine how to best tap into data’s value.

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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.

10 Platforms for Getting Started with Machine Learning


Most recommended development and deployment platforms for machine learning projects. Are you getting started with Machine Learning? Or, at least, planning to?

Scrummer Quiz Part 3 of 5

We have already reached the halfway point in our Scrummer Quiz. Today is the start of round 3 of 5. Summer + Scrum = Scrummer. Just like in the past 2 weeks, we give you 3 quiz questions and raffle off two Software in 30 Days books autographed by Ken Schwaber by Friday.


Consider the Role of Programmers as Storytellers

Every time I speak with the programmers of our team in casual conversation, I ask what they’re working on. Every time, I get the same kind of answer, “I’m building a dashboard,” or “I’m optimizing a database,” or “I’m testing the user interaction.”

Are you really going to save money by moving to the cloud?


The number one reason most people move to the cloud is to save money. But, will you really? Sure you’re guaranteed to reduce your Capital Expenditure (CAPEX). But, if you’re not careful all you’ll end up doing is replacing your CAPEX expenses with cloud service Operating Expense (OPEX). So, before you sign the dotted line […]. Business Processes Cloud Leadership and Success cloud cloud computing cost saving

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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.

One simple graphic: Researchers love PyTorch and TensorFlow

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Interest in PyTorch among researchers is growing rapidly. In a recent survey— AI Adoption in the Enterprise , which drew more than 1,300 respondents—we found significant usage of several machine learning (ML) libraries and frameworks.

Scrum for Marketing

Scrum was developed out of necessity. Jeff Sutherland and Ken Schwaber needed a better way to develop software and built Scrum out of three very simple ideas. Empirical process, self-organized teams and continuous improvement.


3 Reasons Why Ephemeral Access is Best for DevOps

Recently, we worked with a customer, MOST Digital, whose developers were struggling with a common workflow challenge we hear from many companies.

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