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Why flow metrics should be your Rosetta Stone of software delivery 

TechBeacon

Just as the discovery of the Rosetta Stone gave us a translation tool to unlock the mysteries of ancient Egypt, the emergence of flow metrics provides business and IT executives with a window into the enigmatic world of software delivery. DevOps, DevOps Trends, Digital Transformation

The 3 Elements of FutureOps

The New Stack

Bhanu Singh. Bhanu Singh is vice president of product and head of engineering at OpsRamp. He's an accomplished leader in the software industry with extensive experience in product strategy, disruptive innovation and delivery to grow market share, revenue, and improve customer experience.

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Predictions 2020: The Year of DevOps Empowerment

DevOps.com

Every year since mid-decade, it seems, one publication or another has declared it to be “the year of DevOps.” Allow me to make the case that it really will happen in 2020. The reason? IT leaders are finally empowering their engineers with full-service ownership.

Article: Product Goals, not Sprint Goals

InfoQ Culture Methods

There is a myth that Sprint Goals are a way to focus Scrum teams towards a common purpose, and without Sprint Goals, teams would end up building a disparate list of Product Backlog Items, every Sprint.

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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.

Actual stakeholders? Or just your audience?

Scrum.org

This post is an excerpt from the book that we’re writing, the ‘Zombie Scrum Survival Guide’. It’s our way of delivering small increments and involving our stakeholders. So we’d love to hear your feedback, encouragements and wild ideas. You can also listen to us reading this post on our podcast.

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Don’t Expect Miracles

DevOps.com

Let’s run some fun scenarios to start this one off, shall we? “We’ll We’ll decide what language to use at a meeting next month. Until then, get to writing code!” “We We might deploy internally, though Azure is a strong option, and we’ve discussed GCP.

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Why Data Science Needs More Data Scientists: Diversity In The Data Supply Chain

Coding Dojo

As a student in the Executive MBA program at MIT’s Sloan School of Management, we are always reminded by our … Read more >>. The post Why Data Science Needs More Data Scientists: Diversity In The Data Supply Chain appeared first on Coding Dojo Blog. All Posts Bootcamp Insights Industry News Data science Data Scientist MIT

What is Technical Debt?

Scrum.org

Technical debt is a plague on software development in companies big and small. But what is it? What problems does it cause? How can we remove it? Watch this video blog from Robert Pieper, CEO of Responsive Advisors to find out.

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Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity Trends: Expert and Customer Insights, Visionary Products

Palo Alto Networks

The cybersecurity industry changes constantly and rapidly, and those working to defend organizations from breaches must adapt and stay abreast of the latest cybersecurity trends. Palo Alto Networks is always focused on staying ahead of the curve.

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.

Predictions 2020: Infrastructure and Ops Trends to Watch in 2020

DevOps.com

Today, modernizing systems is more than simply moving technology to a new location. It requires an IT stack of a new generation of technologies and tools to work. As we head into the new year, let’s take a look at the top eight trends that will shape how we will develop and deliver software.

Argo Rollouts: How Intuit Does Blue/Green and Canary Deployments on Kubernetes

The New Stack

Without native support for blue/green and canary deployments in Kubernetes, developers are left on their own to work that out.

The Zombie Scrum Survival Guide

Scrum.org

An article by Johannes Schartau , co-author of the Zombie Scrum Survival Guide. It was early 2008 when an Agile Coach sat alone in an office in Western Europe. The dim light of his desk lamp did its best to drive the evening’s gloom away. The man was lost in thought, puzzled by the day’s events.

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What was the reason why you most recently fired someone?

thoughtLEADERS, LLC

Our reader poll today asks: What was the reason why you most recently fired someone? Poor performance: 54.8% I’ve never fired anyone: 15% Layoff (not their fault): 10.1% Breaking company rules: 9% Illegal activity: 5.3% Some other reason: 5.7% Behave and perform.

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.

Predictions 2020: Key Trends that Will Shape the Autonomous Digital Enterprise

DevOps.com

As 2019 comes to an end, and we look toward trends driving innovation in 2020 and beyond, technology advancements in hyper automation, AIOps, edge computing and the convergence of IT service management and IT operations management will be at the forefront.

‘The Unicorn Project’ Author Gene Kim on Why Management Still Doesn’t ‘Get It’

The New Stack

CloudBees sponsored this podcast. Many might believe developers are living in a period they could only have dreamed of just 10 years ago.

The Specifics of GIS Testing

Dzone - DevOps

Learn more about the testing GISs. What is BDD? BDD is a language that enables you to define the behavior of a system without including details about how it was developed. All requirements under the BDD are treated as a customer behavior.

Living Your Life On Purpose

thoughtLEADERS, LLC

Find your internal purpose doesn’t just help you navigate life and your decisions, but also helps make you more productive and successful. Today’s post is by David Nielson, author of The 9 Dimensions of Conscious Success (CLICK HERE to get your copy).

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.

Predictions 2020: 7 DevOps Predictions Shaping 2020

DevOps.com

2019 was an exciting year for DevOps practitioners, with DevOps adoption continuing to grow at a fast pace. Most organizations were either executing or evaluating their DevOps strategies. So, what is 2020 going to bring in DevOps, infrastructure and application automation?

New Protocol Allows ‘Noisy’ Quantum Computers to Auto-Assess Their Accuracy

The New Stack

In the last few years, the promise of quantum computing has been gradually infiltrating our collective consciousness.

DevOps Ten Years Later: We Still Have Work to Do

Dzone - DevOps

It's been ten years since a group of like-minded IT professionals met in Belgium for the first DevOpsDay. The idea was to get teams who historically didn't interact much to work together — Development and Operations — to improve the quality of software before it went into production.

Article: A Transformation Journey for a Distributed Development Organization

InfoQ Culture Methods

Agile transformations are never easy, but are even more challenging than usual when it comes to geographically distributed teams. This article highlights experiences from Konica Minolta’s Workplace Hub program and shares the methods that helped them on their journey. It's about the organization, processes, but most importantly, about the people and the mindset. By Burak Ilter.

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.

Untapping the Potential of DevOps, Part 4: Tips for Launching a DevOps Team

DevOps.com

DevOps has become a hot strategy for IT teams across just about every industry—and for good reason. DevOps is built around increasing the velocity of the development pipeline, and in businesses where time to market is a key to success, it’s easy to imagine why DevOps has gained traction.

Will Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Bring the Rest of the Business into Kubernetes?

The New Stack

Dell Technologies sponsored this podcast. A straw poll of the keynote audience at KubeCon+CloudNativeCon revealed that about 80 percent of attendees were newcomers.

Are You a Fool with a Tool?

Dzone - DevOps

Don't be a fool with DevOps tools. I learned about Buckminster Fuller when I was frantically drawing my way through an architecture degree in college. Fuller was quite an inspirational architect and the inventor of the Geodesic dome. devops automation devsecops devops tools failure automation tools

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How AI is Revolutionizing the Banking Sector

CTOvision

Read Oliver Smith explain how artificial intelligence is revolutionizing the banking sector on Infosec Magazine : Artificial Intelligence (AI) is becoming ubiquitous in recent years and its uses are seen in every industry from health, to travel, to banking, to hospitality and finance. According to the IHS Markit’s “Artificial Intelligence in Banking” report, the global […].

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.

Ways To Create A Harmonious Workplace

Strategy Driven

Nobody wants to come to work to be unhappy. More importantly, when you consider how much time your employees actually spend in the workplace, you can appreciate the need to need for your team to be happy at work.

Making the Move to Helm 3

The New Stack

With the release of Helm 3, the project is keen to have users migrate off Helm 2 as quickly as possible. The combination of productivity and usability improvements, improved security and backward compatibility in Helm 3 mean that migration will generally be straightforward. “If

Risks, Issues, Benefits Of Tactically Automating Twitter Case Study

Dzone - DevOps

Exploring Twitter automation. Every approach to automating has risks, issues, and benefits. Often we don't think these through. When we do we will see that automating has a different set of answers than automating strategically.