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

An Attempted Breach from the Attacker’s Point of View

Edgewise

Today’s news is full of data breaches and security incidents. What was once only of interest to a small portion of the technical world is now attracting more attention and questions from the non-technical population of the world.

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A simple, effective test automation strategy

Xebia

In my whitepaper I wrote about different types of testing and what to consider when choosing a test automation strategy. More than a few readers asked how to put this advice into practice, and a good friend inspired me to write another blog post about it. DevOps teams automate everything. When you’re getting started with test automation, it’s […]. The post A simple, effective test automation strategy appeared first on Xebia Blog. BDD Behaviour Driven Development TDD Test automation Testin

Build trust with Scrum

Scrum.org

Are we really a Team? . Looking back a couple of years ago, I had a chance to work with the great team. They are a great team, but not from the beginning.that was a broken team when I came. - The team used Scrum but the Transparency was lost.

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Passing execution context to domain probes

Martin Fowler

Calls to instrumentation require various bits of execution context. Pete extends his discussion of domain probes to show how factory functions help simplify the data plumbing. more…. skip-home-page

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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 OverOps Can be Used as a Learning Platform for Junior Developers

OverOps

Web applications are an extremely important part of our lives; We use them daily, and at this point, a huge portion of the world relies on them. With this, we have a rapidly growing customer base that is reliant on the functionality they provide.

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How I transformed “multiple Scrum teams” into “multiple team Scrum”

Scrum.org

Intended audience: Scrum masters, Product owners, Managers and Agile coaches. I was working with various groups over the last year and noticed some commonalities in the problems they faced. In this blog I want to share some common collaboration problems and solutions I experimented with.

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Other implementations for domain-oriented observability

Martin Fowler

Pete completes his discussion of domain-oriented observability by comparing domain probes to using events and aspect-oriented programming. more…. skip-home-page

7 Can’t-Miss Topics to Explore at DevOps Days Seattle This April

OverOps

Along with sunny skies and fresh blooms, April will see DevOps Days returning to the heart of Downtown Seattle for the fourth consecutive year. This worldwide, community-based technical conference series has been organized by local volunteers since 2009.

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Difference between Primary Key and Foreign Key

The Crazy Programmer

A “key” is one of the most basic and important concepts of the Database Management System (DBMS); the keys helps us work easily with the records and the tables in our database by providing us with the ease of accessing and retrieving the data from the table.

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.

Epic Fail - Why Product Backlog Refinement is Essential for Scrum Teams?

Scrum.org

This is the first part of a 2-part blog post series about dealing with very large Product Backlog items. Part 1 intends to focus on the Scrum Team, Part 2 will be released shortly after our Webinar on April 29th and will focus on the “Epic” challenges agile leaders are facing.

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5 DevOps Trends Worth Knowing in 2019

DevOps.com

DevOps today is more than the buzzword it was 10 years ago. Back then, the idea of combining development with production in your IT infrastructure was not common; the logistics were nonexistent and most of the time businesses decided it was far too much effort.

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Lamenting the passing of the Golden Age of presentation visuals

Martin Fowler

For a few years it was easy to give a talk with a visual accompaniment driven by my laptop next to me. But recently it's getting harder to do this, making me wonder if I should continue designing visuals at all.

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Why a data scientist is not a data engineer

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Or, why science and engineering are still different disciplines. "A A scientist can discover a new star, but he cannot make one. He would have to ask an engineer to do it for him.". Gordon Lindsay Glegg, The Design of Design (1969).

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.

The House of Scrum - the Framework Overview

Scrum.org

The House of Scrum metaphor and sketch ( [link] ) seemed to have piqued some interest last year.

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Container Management

DevOps.com

The post Container Management appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs ROELBOB

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An IDEA is Born: CableLabs Heads Up New Alliance That Will Bring Holodecks Into Your Living Room

CableLabs

CableLabs has joined forces with top players in cutting-edge media technology—Charter Communications, Light Field Lab, OTOY and Visby—to form the Immersive Digital Experiences Alliance (IDEA).

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How To Find Your Balance On The Leadership Seesaw

Terry Starbucker

Leaders are constantly riding a leadership seesaw, swaying back and forth between seeming contradictions that hover over our daily decisions and interactions. How we deal with these contradictions and find our balance on the seesaw can be the difference between good and great.

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.

Why Multi-Tasking Makes You Stupid (And Why You're Probably Enjoying It)

Scrum.org

I read somewhere that multi-tasking makes you stupid. So, I did some research to understand why. What I learned was both interesting and revealing. Google Is Your Research Friend. In my business, the phrase 'multi-tasking makes you stupid' is often quoted.

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Digital Transformation: Coming from Behind

DevOps.com

For many years, enterprises have been in a race to digitally transform how they work through the digitization of all areas of their business, to reduce costs and business frictions through creating efficiencies and delivering increased value to their customers.

A List Apart - Untitled Article

A List Apart

A family buys a house they can’t afford. They can’t make their monthly mortgage payments, so they borrow money from the Mob. Now they’re in debt to the bank and the Mob, live in fear of losing their home, and must do whatever their creditors tell them to do. Welcome to the internet, 2019.

The Future of Serverless is … Functionless?

Stackery

I’m in a position where I converse with our customers and cloud service providers, and I keep track of conversations happening through blogs and social media. I then sift through all this data to identify patterns and trends.

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.

The Difference Between the Scrum.org Professional Scrum Master Classes

Scrum.org

In August 2018, Scrum.org launched the Professional Scrum Master II class. The intention of this class is to offer the Scrum community an advanced class designed to support Scrum Masters in their professional development.

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What data scientists and data engineers can do with current generation serverless technologies

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

The O’Reilly Data Show Podcast: Avner Braverman on what’s missing from serverless today and what users should expect in the near future.

Developing Simple and Stable Machine Learning Models

DevOps.com

A current challenge and debate in artificial intelligence is building simple and stable machine learning models capable of identifying patterns and even objects. Is it possible to know which models will work best or to simply see the data?

8 Google Cloud Security Best Practices

Palo Alto Networks

If you’ll be at Google Next this week in San Francisco, stop by booth S1739 and check out a demo of how we help secure public cloud environments. Google has been making some great inroads with their cloud expansion.

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.

The Invisible Taxes Organizations Pay

Scrum.org

Organizations are always on the lookout to cut costs and scale back when they have unfavorable reporting periods. Hiring freezes, and cutbacks in training and traveling tend to be popular and convenient. These costs are tangible and easy to track.

Monitoring AWS EKS audit logs with Falco

Xebia

Background AWS recently announced the possibility to send control plane logs from their managed Kubernetes service (EKS) to CloudWatch. Amongst those logs are the API server audit events, which provide an important security trail regarding interactions with your EKS cluster Sysdig Falco is an open-source CNCF project that is specifically designed to monitor the behavior […]. The post Monitoring AWS EKS audit logs with Falco appeared first on Xebia Blog.

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Connections

DevOps.com

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

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