Sat.Jul 27, 2019 - Fri.Aug 02, 2019

Getting to the Heart of Digital Accessibility

A List Apart

Quick! Think of the word “developer” or “coder” — what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Maybe a whiteish male in his twenties living in a busy metropolis, wearing a nerdy t-shirt and hoodie? Someone a bit like Mark Zuckerberg? Or maybe a younger Bill Gates or Sergey Brin?

EventStorming cheat sheet

Xebia

EventStorming is the smartest approach to collaborate beyond silo boundaries. The power of EventStorming comes from a diverse multi-disciplined group of people who, together, have a lot of wisdom and knowledge.

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Evolution of Netflix Conductor:

Netflix TechBlog

and beyond By Anoop Panicker and Kishore Banala Conductor is a workflow orchestration engine developed and open-sourced by Netflix. If you’re new to Conductor, this earlier blogpost and the documentation should help you get started and acclimatized to Conductor.

Moving Beyond Velocity

Scrum.org

In my role as an Agile coach and Scrum trainer, I get the chance to talk to a lot of Scrum Masters and teams. When I ask them about what their team is measuring, the most common answers I hear are velocity, story points, and burn-down charts.

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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.

Is DevOps in the Enterprise Real?

DevOps.com

Is DevOps in the enterprise real? The short answer is yes, but you may assume it’s only relevant to the world’s leading cloud companies because they’re the ones that make the headlines. DevOps offers the promise of agility, quality and ultimately better-performing software.

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More Trending

7 Requirements for Optimized Traffic Flow and Security in Kubernetes

The New Stack

Almas Raza. Almas Raza is senior technical marketing engineer at A10 Networks. Prior to A10 Networks, Raza has worked for multiple enterprise security companies including Symantec, Bluecoat and Juniper, among others.

How Betway Tests in Production – Hypothesis-Driven Development and More

LaunchDarkly

In June, our friends at Intercom opened their offices in London for our Test in Production Meetup. Michael Gillett started the evening with a talk on how his team at The Betway Group has embraced hypothesis-driven development, and how testing in production is a key part of these practices.

Types of Cryptography

The Crazy Programmer

“Cryptography is the standard of encrypting all the data and information by converting Plain text into cipher text for secure communication.” ” Encryption is the key to secure all our data and information while we communicate with others over any transmission channel.

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How to Talk With Your Boss When You Totally Disagree

Let's Grow Leaders

Talk with your boss when you disagree—you might be surprised at the results I was seething. The CEO had just asked my team to do something that I felt lacked integrity, was unprincipled, manipulative, and put our clients in a bad position. […].

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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.

GitLab Research Reveals DevOps and Cybersecurity Disconnects

DevOps.com

DevOps and cybersecurity teams have a complicated relationship, which impacts code quality, research shows Finger-pointing has long been the name of the game when it comes to cybersecurity failures.

How to Burnout-Proof Your Business as an Entrepreneur

Women on Business

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Why Best Practices – Aren’t

N2Growth Blog

My thesis is a simple one; Don’t copy – create. Don’t benchmark against others – benchmark against a unique and better version of you. Don’t compete against how others do things, compete against your own thinking. More than 20 years ago I coined the term “ next” practices in an effort to focus people forward in their thinking. I’ve always wondered why any business would want to adopt the same practices their competitors utilize?

How Managers Can Reclaim Their Lost Soul

Let's Grow Leaders

In a recent leadership development program, we talked about “manager soul loss” – the isolation, bitterness, and despair that seeps into many leaders’ hearts. We share the stages of soul loss and symptoms to look out for to help leaders identify and prevent them […].

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.

Software Compliance Teams Can Learn a Lot from DevSecOps

DevOps.com

Many argue that application security should be the responsibility of a security team. However, while security professionals can contribute, developers are usually the only ones with the technical ability to fix software security vulnerabilities. The same goes for software compliance.

Are dependencies dictating your Product Backlog?

Scrum.org

A very common pattern I see among Product Owners is that dependencies heavily influence the order of their Product Backlog. Think for example about other teams that need to do something before you can continue (or vice versa). Or availability of vendors or partners.

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Microfrontends: The Benefits of Microservices for Client-Side Development

The New Stack

Good for the goose, good for the gander? Chief architect Luca Mezzalira is on a quest to bring the idea of microservices to frontend development, after seeing the benefit the approach brought to his rapidly-growing sports video streaming site DAZN (pronounced “Da-Zone”).

Serverless is not a Technology

Stackery

I’ve heard many conversations about the limitations of “serverless technology” ever since the concept was widely known. They often focus on how specific implementations of serverless are limited by certain aspects that the user doesn’t have control of.

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.

CAP Theorem No Match for Mainframes

DevOps.com

One of the biggest problems in modern distributed computing is data management. These days data are spread out all over the place. As a result, getting the data you need, exactly when you need it, becomes a problem. Wider distribution creates more network latency.

Global DevOps Software Market Research and Future Business Trend

Kovair - DevOps

Global DevOps software market is growing at the speed of light due to the products’ high potential and ability to deal with substantial problems faced. The post Global DevOps Software Market Research and Future Business Trend appeared first on Kovair Blog.

Making the Most of the Multi-Cloud Advantage

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

Driven by innovation, the ‘digital age’ is by its very nature in constant flux. New technologies are emerging and evolving all the time, and are being combined together to unleash the potential for even more intelligent and more efficient ways of working.

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Security best-practices for CI/CD

CircleCI

CI/CD pipelines are at the core of daily operations for many businesses today. These processes, when set up correctly, help to keep the delivery process consistent by automating many manual tasks and providing visibility into how the software is being worked on.

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

Game On: Gamification for the Win

DevOps.com

Staying competitive in today’s fast-moving digital economy is easier said than done. Operating in a digital environment requires a significant shift in company culture and an agile software environment that accelerates time to value.

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Transitioning Production Tests into a Synthetic Monitoring Solution

LaunchDarkly

In June the Test in Production Meetup went to London, and our friends at Intercom hosted us in their Shoreditch offices. Jonathan Hare-Winton spoke about how and why his team at The Guardian used synthetic monitoring.

OpenAPI Should Be a Key Part of Any Organizational Development Strategy

The New Stack

John Feeney. John Feeney is a Senior Sales Engineer at Liferay, where he helps customers understand the value of Liferay technology. Prior to Liferay, John served as Technical Account Manager at New Relic and Solutions Architect at financial analytics firm FINCAD.

Design Systems: Why Use Them, and How They Integrate UI/UX Designers with Devs

Gorilla Logic

As a consultant at Gorilla Logic , you know you have the chance to work side by side with different professionals and be a part of great Agile teams that deliver high-quality, scalable products in small, consumable increments.

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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.