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How Netflix microservices tackle dataset pub-sub

Netflix TechBlog

By Ammar Khaku Introduction In a microservice architecture such as Netflix’s, propagating datasets from a single source to multiple downstream destinations can be challenging.

Managing From Afar: How This Engineering Manager Tackles the Challenges of Remote Work


In this Perspectives in Engineering interview series, engineering leaders talk about how to build, coach, and scale world-class technology teams. Leading remote engineering teams comes with a suite of challenges. How should teams that are spread across time zones coordinate their schedules?

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How Google and Facebook do code analysis


Over the past five years the internal developer productivity teams at Google and Facebook have been exploring a new approach to incorporating static code analysis into their development workflows.

Article: Psychological Safety: Models and Experiences

InfoQ Culture Methods

This paper discusses psychological safety that refers to a climate in which people are comfortable being (and expressing) themselves. A proposed model (called S.A.F.E.T.Y.)

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.

Scrum - an Art of Decision Marking

People always have questions and concerns about Risk management and Autonomy in the Scrum Team, like: How do we make sure the success of the product if the Product Owner is new or hasn’t had enough domain knowledge yet?


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This Is Why Your DevOps Meetings Fail Every Time

Dzone - DevOps

Here's why your DevOps meetings aren't going so well. It’s a beautiful day and you have enough passion to enter the room, have a Hollywood-look at the crowd, and manage a DevOps meeting like a pro.

How Much Time Do Developers Spend Actually Writing Code?

The New Stack

Tidelift sponsored this post. Chris Grams. Chris is the head of marketing at Tidelift.

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An Easy Way to Check on Your Culture

Let's Grow Leaders

Check your culture by looking at shared resources Is there anything more gross than a neglected break-room microwave oven? If Marvel needs another super-villain, I’d recommend someone spawned from the splatter of last night’s warmed up spaghetti and powered by the fumes […].

The One Constant with Don Gray

Marcus Blankenship - Podcasts

Episode 25. Change is hard, unpredictable, and downright complex. Getting people or systems to change is not easy and certainly not done in a vacuum.

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.

Delta: A Data Synchronization and Enrichment Platform

Netflix TechBlog

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4 essential soft skills every DevOps team needs


You might be hearing a lot about "upskilling" lately, particularly in light of the technical talent gap. Enterprises are actively pursuing "full-stack engineers" while also investing in skills transformation programs for existing staff.

Using velocity as a management instrument? Don't do it!

In organizations in which agile transitions take place, the ancient English proverb Blood is thicker than water is frequently appropriate. It is decided to adopt agile working, there is talk of Scrum, self-organizing teams, Sprints, standing meetings, sticky notes on the wall, etc.


The Relationship Between Feature Flags and DevOps

From 2017 I’ve started most DevOps conversations with, “DevOps is now boring, and I love it!” What I mean by boring is that we are arguing less and less about why you should embrace DevOps principles and practices and having more and more conversations about how to implement DevOps in the real world.

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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.

Reality Check: 6 Cost-Benefit Considerations When Adopting Microservices

The New Stack

Hans Otharsson. As Customer Success Officer, Hans is responsible for the successful global deployment of OpenLegacy and ensuring the highest levels of customer satisfaction. Hans brings over 30 years of experience in legacy modernization to OpenLegacy.

ML Platform Meetup: Infra for Contextual Bandits and Reinforcement Learning

Netflix TechBlog

Faisal Siddiqi Infrastructure for Contextual Bandits and Reinforcement Learning?—? theme of the ML Platform meetup hosted at Netflix, Los Gatos on Sep 12, 2019. Contextual and Multi-armed Bandits enable faster and adaptive alternatives to traditional A/B Testing.

Do You have Evidence of Your Agile Transformation?

The term Agile Transformation is often mingled together with a series of other things, for example a business transformation or a digital transformation. These are however very different things.

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How Enterprise IT Teams Can Win the Hearts of DevOps

Take your average IT team in a young enterprise in the midst of skyrocketing growth. There’s a good chance the workflows they’ve used since the outset can’t keep up with the ever-increasing volume of requests from the business.

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.

What Does It Take to Become a Successful Businesswoman?

Women on Business

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What’s the difference between front-end, back-end, and full-stack developers?

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

This blog is a guest contribution from Wendy Dessler. The number of web development jobs is set to increase by nearly 13% in the next few years. As more and more businesses embrace the power of the Internet and mobile technology, developers will be hired to create websites and mobile apps. If you are in the process of trying to figure out what type of web developer you want to be, you have come to the right place.

Best Practices and Scrum

In my Professional Scrum classes, I always get asked about best practices. It may be about facilitating events, Product Backlog refinement , defining value, forming Scrum Teams, or creating good Sprint Goals. No matter the context of the question, my answer always starts the same.


What Developers Must Know About Threat Modeling

Threat modeling is a process that far few developers seem to pursue, but it is a process that helps you and your team to model all potential threats to your application. Essentially, threat modeling is your thinking through all of the potential threats against an application.

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.

Ready for AI? Start With AI Ethics


In the past 12 months, artificial intelligence has become headline news, and not always for the right reasons. We’ve heard stories of sexist AI hiring algorithms , racist face detection algorithms , and AIs using your private social media data to influence elections.

A Conversation with Kenny Bass-Schwegler and Alberto Brandolini about the power of Event Storming

Agile Alliance


Five Invaluable Laws of Growth for Scrum Masters

It's been a while since I wrote a blog, here is some good news, this is part1 of a 3 part blog series, inspired by the writings of John C. Maxwell, “The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth: Live Them and Reach Your Potential.”.


Achieving Application Health Through Integrated APM

Performance and availability mean everything to application users at both the enterprise and consumer level.

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.

The Strengths and Benefits of Micro Frontends


Micro-frontend architectures decompose a front-end app into individual, semi-independent "microapps" working loosely together. This can help make large projects more manageable, e.g. when transitioning from legacy codebases

Why Merging Testing and Developer Roles Is a Bad Idea

The New Stack

Tricentis sponsored this post. Wolfgang Platz. Wolfgang is the founder and chief product officer of Tricentis. He is the force behind software testing innovations such as model-based test automation and the linear expansion test design methodology.

Scrum Master Fatigue

While teaching and consulting, I’ve had many existing Scrum Masters pull me aside looking tired, frustrated, and worn out. They seek me out looking for answers to difficult situations they are facing in the organizations where they work.