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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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 Software Development Mistakes to Avoid

The Crazy Programmer

According to a survey taken of the Scrum Alliance, approximately 70 percent of all groups handling Agile software development believe there are issues present between various internal departments within the company. The fact is, Agile groups work at a much faster pace.

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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

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.

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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The Changing Role of CX Testing in Digital Transformation

Speaker: Diego Lo Giudice and Chad Hendren

With new competition emerging every day, businesses are transforming themselves, and using software as a means to drive differentiation. Digital transformation has become a key initiative for businesses across the globe, and CX is ground zero. Register now for this webinar and hear from Cyara and their guest speaker, Diego Lo Giudice of Forrester, how testing and QA practices are changing to enable and accelerate digital transformation.

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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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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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).

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.

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 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.

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.

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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Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

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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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.

Container Management

DevOps.com

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

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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.

Embedded BI and Analytics: Best Practices to Monetize Your Data

Speaker: Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst

By creating innovative analytics products and expanding into new markets, more and more companies are discovering new potential revenue streams. Join Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst, as he walks you through how data that you're likely already collecting can be transformed into revenue!

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.

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.

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.

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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Ask the "Right" Questions: Your Analytics-Guided Product Strategy

Speaker: Yoav Yechiam, Founder and Head Instructor, productMBA

Analytics are highly important for product managers - and yet, analytic implementations often fail to actually help us. It's not the technology, and it's not the tactics. In most cases, it's our approach that's misguiding us! Analytics are there to answer important product questions, not just to collect data. How can we be mindful of our analytics so they enable us, rather than confine us? Join Yoav Yechiam, Founder and head instructor at productMBA, as he explains best practices for a data-guided strategy that helps product managers get to the "why" of their biggest product goals.