Sat.Jul 06, 2019 - Fri.Jul 12, 2019

The circle of fairness

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

We shouldn't ask our AI tools to be fair; instead, we should ask them to be less unfair and be willing to iterate until we see improvement. Fairness isn't so much about "being fair" as it is about "becoming less unfair."

Re-Architecting the Video Gatekeeper

Netflix TechBlog

By Drew Koszewnik This is the story about how the Content Setup Engineering team used Hollow, a Netflix OSS technology, to re-architect and simplify an essential component in our content pipeline?—?delivering delivering a large amount of business value in the process.

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Scrum Has a Messaging Problem

Scrum.org

You Are not Doing Scrum. You are not doing Scrum." How many times have you heard that? Scrum Police are a legion. If you are not doing , you are not doing Scrum.

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Making Your Cloud Work For You

DevOps.com

Does your cloud work for you, or do you work for your cloud? Given the enormous dependency and costs associated with cloud computing, that is a question more and more DevOps teams are asking these days.

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Organizing for Customer Centricity

Speaker: Tatyana Mamut

Most companies today say they are “customer centric.” Yet many still make decisions primarily based on competitor threats, technical architecture, or executive opinions. So what sets apart those that talk the talk, and those that walk the walk? Join Nextdoor's Head of Product Tatyana Mamut, PhD as she outlines the 7 habits of truly customer-centric companies.

Top 10 Highest Paid Programming Languages in 2019

The Crazy Programmer

If you are here that means you are thinking to learn some of the new programming languages which will help you to get the highest paying job in the market. It does not matter whether you are a beginner or experienced; it is natural to think for the career prospect.

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Effective refinement, part I

Scrum.org

In this article we shall investigate how an effective product backlog refinement can be conducted in Scrum. The Scrum Guide defines it as “ an ongoing process in which the Product Owner and the Development Team collaborate on the details of Product Backlog items ”, but doesn’t give many details. .

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DevOps Is Killing the ITOps Engineer (and That’s Bad)

DevOps.com

In theory, DevOps is about bridging the gap between developers and ITOps teams. In practice, however, DevOps often can feel as though its real goal is to turn ITOps engineers into developers, without really requiring developers to dive head-first into ITOps work.

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How to Stop Wasting People’s Courage

Let's Grow Leaders

Eliminate courage sinkholes to energize your team When you think about inspiring courage at work, what comes to mind? Encouraging your team to… Speak their truth in meetings? Challenge your thinking? Share new ideas? Question the way we’ve always done it? Find […].

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Consultants: Resistance Is Futile

N2Growth Blog

When you look back on your career, you remember the jobs you took, the jobs you declined, the opportunities realized and the opportunities lost. You remember the special people along the way; the great bosses, mentors, coaches and the lifelong friends. You also remember the Consultants.

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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.

Agile Leadership — A Brief Overview of Concepts and Ideas

Scrum.org

TL; DR: Agile Leadership. I recently started aggregating my notes, links, and references related to agile leadership to understand better what it — in the context of an agile transition — may look like. In the end, becoming agile is not the goal of a transition; surviving as an organization is.

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Using Automation to Control Cloud Costs

DevOps.com

By building in cost control automation from the very beginning, you can keep your cloud costs low while encouraging innovation. Infrastructure automation has become vital for every modern sys admin and operations team.

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How Do Your Cyber Exposure Practices Stack Up to Those of Your Peers?

Tenable

In part five of our six-part blog series, we explore the challenges facing organizations as they try to accurately answer the question: “How do we compare to our peers?” Here’s what you need to know.

Data orchestration for AI, big data, and cloud

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Haoyuan Li offers an overview of a data orchestration layer that provides a unified data access and caching layer for single cloud, hybrid, and multicloud deployments. Continue reading Data orchestration for AI, big data, and cloud

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.

Hey Scrum Master! Are You a Serving Leader?

Scrum.org

Scrum Masters lead by serving others; It sounds paradoxical, but it works. This is a blog about leadership: leadership in Scrum teams, communities, and businesses.

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Doing DevOps in an Interconnected World

DevOps.com

Doing DevOps would be simple if you had total control over the tools, code and infrastructure that your company used. But the fact is, you don’t. Instead, we live in a world where most CI/CD chains connect in some way to third-party resources or processes.

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Our Commitment to Open Source Software

Cloudera

Open source has been core to the missions of both Hortonworks and Cloudera and central to our values and culture. With more than 700 engineers in the new Cloudera, our company writes a prodigious amount of open source code each year that’s contributed to more than 30 different open source projects. We’re also a very innovative open source company, having collectively launched more than a dozen new open source projects since the founding of the two companies. .

CVE-2019-11581: Critical Template Injection Vulnerability in Atlassian Jira Server and Data Center

Tenable

Vulnerability introduced nearly eight years ago could lead to remote code execution on vulnerable Jira Server and Data Center systems. Background. On July 10, Atlassian published Security Advisory 2019-07-10 to address a critical vulnerability in Jira Server and Jira Data Center.

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.

Can the Scrum Master also be the Product Owner?

Scrum.org

“Can the Scrum Master also be the Product Owner?”. This is a common question in my Professional Scrum classes. The topic of combining Scrum roles often comes up early when we are still learning the basics of the Scrum framework.

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How DevOps Training and Certification Benefits the Team

DevOps.com

Cisco Systems recently announced sweeping changes to its training and certification programs to increase the real-world value of both.

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Narratives to Drive Exponential Learning

Edge Perspectives

In our Big Shift world, the imperative of scalable learning is becoming increasingly urgent. If we’re smart about it, we have the potential to unleash the potential of exponential learning.

The future of machine learning is tiny

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Pete Warden digs into why embedded machine learning is so important, how to implement it on existing chips, and shares new use cases it will unlock. Continue reading The future of machine learning is tiny

Walk a Mile in Your Customer's Shoes

Speaker: Steven Haines

Product professionals use phrases like "voice of the customer," and "user experience" so often that it can be easy to lose sight of their actual meanings. This phrase blur is dangerous, as it can pull our attention from what should be our real focus: our our customers' and users' needs. How can we, as product professionals, learn to keep customers and users at the heart of our work? Join Steven Haines, globally recognized thought leader and author, as he guides us through a memorable journey demonstrating how you can walk a mile in their customer's shoes. He'll explore how, by developing true empathy for your users, you can ensure you're creating the features and products they actually want. You'll come away understanding: How being customer focused gives you a competitive advantage. Tactics for developing empathy for your users. How to encourage innovation through better customer understanding. September 11th, 2019 11:00AM PDT, 2:00PM EDT, 7:00PM BST

Enable Scrum Teams to Embrace Team Composition Changes

Scrum.org

High performing teams are the cornerstone for good Scrum. Reaching a high performant state requires time. In many cases, this time is not given to a team because the team composition changes frequently.

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Top DevOps Challenges at DOES19

DevOps.com

I recently attended the prestigious DevOps Enterprise Summit in London. During the three-day event, I asked people what their major DevOps transformation challenge is. I wanted to examine these at global events, asking the same question.

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Secure Continuous Integration Part 2: A ZAP and Docker Tutorial

Gorilla Logic

In the first blog post in this series, we covered how to set up our Selenium tests with OWASP ZAP within our local environment as a way of including security vulnerability assessment in our continuous integration process.

The Role Your Website Plays in Attracting the Right Type of Employee

Women on Business

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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.