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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

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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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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.

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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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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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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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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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.

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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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).

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.

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.

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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How to Build a Great Culture in a High Turnover World

Let's Grow Leaders

What’s the true cost of high turnover? How do you stop the exodus of great talent? What if you can’t? Just a few of the questions that keep coming up with almost every senior leader I speak with. It’s tricky. You can’t control […].

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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Container Management

DevOps.com

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

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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.

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.

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.

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.

Autonomous Testing’s Role in Agile DevOps

DevOps.com

DevOps testing, as an Agile methodology, is key to delivering testing and integration on a continuous basis, including continuous feedback, to enable better collaboration and quality. For too long, testing has progressed by small incremental steps, creating a quality assurance (QA) winter.

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.

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.

How to Manage the Most Difficult Stakeholders

Let's Grow Leaders

Difficult stakeholders are a chance to grow your influence You look at the phone and your heart sinks. It’s the night before you’re supposed to wrap up your assignment and brief the leadership team on what you’ve done. It’s Bruce, a charismatic […].

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How to Make the Most of Tech Conferences and Meetups

UruIT

Tips to have productive experiences in tech conferences and similar events. Tech and professional communities provide great value to developers. In Medellín, Colombia, there’s a large number of these communities with different approaches but all are very well-received.

CloudBees Allies with Atos to Accelerate DevOps Adoption

DevOps.com

In a move that should accelerate adoption of best DevOps practices in the enterprise, CloudBees and Atos announced this week that the two are collaborating to advance adoption of continuous integration/continuous development (CI/CD) platforms on the Google public cloud.

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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.

Demo is not enough, go and Deploy it

Scrum.org

People may have talked about these things earlier and I would like to share my experience around it. This story is long dated back when I was working on a software product for a manufacturing domain client. The software was to be deployed on tablet to be used by tow motor operators.

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.

A Nonprofit's Guide to Event Planning: 4 Essential Steps

TechSoup

Holding a fundraising event is a great way for nonprofits to earn support for their cause and attract new donors. For many nonprofit organizations, events play a key role in raising the funds needed to support the organization's projects.