Sat.Feb 16, 2019 - Fri.Feb 22, 2019

Headcount goals, feature factories, and when to hire those mythical 10x people

Erik Bernhardsson

Since I started building up a tech team for Better , I made a very conscious decision to pay at the high end to get people. I thought this made more sense: they cost a bit more money to hire, but output usually more than compensates for it.

Three surveys of AI adoption reveal key advice from more mature practices

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

An overview of emerging trends, known hurdles, and best practices in artificial intelligence. Recently, O’Reilly Media published AI Adoption in the Enterprise: How Companies Are Planning and Prioritizing AI Projects in Practice , a report based on an industry survey.

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The Journey of Merging Scrum with Kanban in My Context

Scrum.org

During the last year and a half, I was working as a Scrum Master with a team that was working on a product with a history of about ten years. When I started working with the team, they finalized a platform migration and were still struggling with a lot of remaining work.

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The Cloud Is Just Someone Else's Computer

Coding Horror

When we started Discourse in 2013, our server requirements were high: 1GB RAM. modern, fast dual core CPU. speedy solid state drive with 20G+. I'm not talking about a cheapo shared cpanel server, either, I mean a dedicated virtual private server with those specifications.

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How To Take Action on Customer Discovery

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

We all want to build successful products - and that means satisfied customers. Before anything else, you must understand what problems you can solve. The best way to do that is to get out of the building and start asking questions. But how can you make the most of those conversations, and ensure that you walk away with productive insights? Join Nick Noreña, educator, entrepreneur, and currently Innovation Coach and Advisor at Kromatic, as he covers how we can effectively action our findings from customer discovery conversations.

Agile Q&A: How Can Project Managers Adjust for Agile?

Agile Alliance

Learn how project managers accustomed to a more traditional software development environment can adapt to a more Agile approach in this post from the Agile Alliance blog. People project management

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Checklists Save Lives

Scrum.org

Most agile approaches recommend the use of explicit quality standards expressed as check-lists. Scrum has the Definition of Done to ensure the product is releasable, and Kanban teams use exit or entry criteria between stages to add rigor to the process.

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How Leaders Can Get More Solutions from Their Team

Let's Grow Leaders

Invest twenty seconds to get more solutions and ideas. Recently, I donated blood through the Red Cross. What happened next is a great example of how you can get more solutions, ideas, and critical thinking from your team members. Four weeks after […].

The evolution and expanding utility of Ray

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

There are growing numbers of users and contributors to the framework, as well as libraries for reinforcement learning, AutoML, and data science.

The 5 Level of Technical Status

DevOps.com

The post The 5 Level of Technical Status appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs ROELBOB

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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.

One and Done?

Scrum.org

In the last decade, we have realized that we cannot plan all up front in a linear process to develop software.

Should I learn React.js or Vue.js?

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

React.js and Vue.js are two of the most popular JavaScript frameworks. The duo are on the list of 10 best JavaScript frameworks to use in 2019 , which says a lot about them. As such, both frameworks are great options to learn while aiming for learning or advancing in JavaScript.

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For February 22nd, 2019

High Scalability

Wake up! It's HighScalability time: Isn't inetd a better comp? link ). Do you like this sort of Stuff? I'd greatly appreciate your support on Patreon. Know anyone who needs cloud? I wrote Explain the Cloud Like I'm 10 just for them. It has 39 mostly 5 star reviews.

Will ITIL V4 Bring Order to a DevOps World?

DevOps.com

It is difficult to dispute the importance that the ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) approach has had on the world of ITSM (IT service management).

DevOps 109

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.

Inspiration from outside the Scrum world

Scrum.org

am listening to the audiobook “ the subtle art of not giving a fck ” from Mark Manson and I am learning awesome things that can relate to our world of “Agile” and “Product Ownership.” The style of the writing doesn’t suit me well, but I can appreciate many points he's making. .

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Should I learn React.js or Vue.js?

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

React.js and Vue.js are two of the most popular JavaScript frameworks. The duo are on the list of 10 best JavaScript frameworks to use in 2019 , which says a lot about them. As such, both frameworks are great options to learn while aiming for learning or advancing in JavaScript.

Awesome Analytics with Keen.io (Sponsored)

David Walsh

As a young developer, I would often make decisions based on what I considered to be common sense or what I would envision appealed to users. What a mistake.

A Holistic Approach to Security

DevOps.com

The post A Holistic Approach to Security appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs ROELBOB

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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.

The journey of emerging Scrum with Kanban in my context

Scrum.org

During the last one and a half year, I was working as a Scrum Master with a team that is working on a product with a history of about ten years. When I started working with the team, they finalized a platform migration and where still struggling with a lot of remaining work.

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DataRobot’s Oscar Prediction 2019: All Eyes on Best Picture

DataRobot

This blog is meant to be a fun and unique take on predicting Best Picture for the 91st Academy Awards. AI in the News

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Using Slack Slash Commands to Send Data from Slack into Google Sheets

David Walsh

Since I work from home, most of my daily work interactions happen through Slack. It’s my equivalent to the water cooler. A place to hang out and discuss ideas with friends. I’m part of a book recommendations channel.

Deploying into Azure App Service using Azure DevOps CI/CD Pipeline

DevOps.com

This article demonstrates how to deploy an application into Azure App Service using Azure DevOps (VSTS) continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipeline. In this article, you’ll create a sample environment to: New build based on code commit to your Azure DevOps Repo.

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Make an Impact with Analytics and Journey Maps

Speaker: Kirui K. K., Co-founder and CEO of Tanasuk Africa

If you want to offer a better user experience, it can be tempting to track each and every data point in your product. However, this can quickly get complicated and overwhelming as you collect more and more data. How do you know which metrics will help you improve? Kirui K. K., Co-founder & CEO Tanasuk Africa, wants you to know that analytics don't have to be complicated to make an impact - no matter the size of your company. Join him as he explains how to create a customer journey map, then use that map to figure out the metrics you need to know - and how to use them.

Top 7 signs a company doesn't have a glass ceiling

Enterprise.nxt

Rather than avoiding organizations with cultural barriers that prohibit career advancement, seek businesses that show they welcome anyone dedicated to moving up the career ladder. These positive signposts are a healthy way to start. Careers & Culture

Ultimate Guide to UX Animation

Altexsoft

This is a guest article by a business copywriter Erica Sunarjo. Animations are frequently used as a tool to demonstrate or explain concepts. Done right, they can really add to the user experience. Not only can they increase understanding, but they can also better hold the user’s attention.

Data Scientist Spotlight: Zach Deane-Mayer

DataRobot

You’ve decided: DataRobot is cool. You saw a demo. Your people tell you they like it. You like the way it makes data scientists more productive. And you love the way it helps you introduce new people to machine learning. Data Science

Production Work in the Real World

DevOps.com

The post Production Work in the Real World appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs ROELBOB

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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.