Sat.Jul 13, 2019 - Fri.Jul 19, 2019

A Quality Culture Is More Than Just Ping-Pong Tables And Free Lunch—Here’s How We Created One

Tandem

As a founder, there are two things I really appreciate: a great company culture, and a great acronym. Coincidentally, an acronym I use for hiring also works for building a culture: ERIK (empathy, resilience, improvisation, and kindness).

Cloud Computing – Overview, Types, Benifits and Future Scope

The Crazy Programmer

Cloud Computing is a type of online on-demand service that includes resources like computer system software, databases, storage, applications, and other computing resources over the internet without any use of physical components.

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The Kubernetes Hierarchy of Needs

The New Stack

Josh Grose. Josh Grose is an expert in bridging emerging technologies to business value. He turns forward thinking technologists into change agents that drive innovation.

PO Perspective: Team development for the Development Team

Scrum.org

A while ago I was brushing the teeth of my 3 year old son when I thought of something. This little dude can walk, run, talk (A LOT!), climb, undress, etcetera, but somehow every morning and evening I’m brushing his teeth, instead of him doing it himself.

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.

3 Reasons Why DevOps Is More Popular Than Ever

DevOps.com

How popular is DevOps? More popular than ever, if Google Trends is to be believed. Here’s a look at how the popularity of DevOps has increased over time, and what has driven the change.

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How Employee Engagement Drives Customer Satisfaction

N2Growth Blog

Research shows there is a direct correlation between engaged employees and the satisfaction of your customer and ultimately achieving your business outcomes. In other words, employee engagement drives customer satisfaction.

Open letter to all the people being forced to do Scrum

Scrum.org

I've been thinking about the people who complain about being forced to do Scrum. I agree that forcing self-organizing teams to do something seems counterproductive. However, even in that scenario, there are only a few hard and fast Scrum rules.

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3 Examples of AI at Work in DataOps

DevOps.com

Artificial intelligence (AI) is making all the difference between innovators and laggards in the global marketplace. Yet, implementing a state-of-the-art DataOps operation involves a long-term commitment to putting in place the right people, processes and tools that will deliver results.

Cultural needs designing bounded contexts

Xebia

Without a doubt, the bounded context pattern from Eric Evans book is one of the more essential patterns for designing and building modern software. Especially in the land of microservices architectures, where setting proper bounded context which is highly linked with the business goals aka the domain is essential to not get into the distributed […]. The post Cultural needs designing bounded contexts appeared first on Xebia Blog.

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.

Grown-Up Lean

LeanEssays

Lean was introduced to software a couple of decades ago. How are they getting along? This working paper was submitted as a chapter in The International Handbook of Lean Organization , Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming.

The Problem with Scrum Experts

Scrum.org

Recently, I stumbled upon the paper “ Nothing is Written — Learning is an Adventure ” by Johnnie Moore & Viv McWaters. I loved every part of it and felt myself nodding in agreement continuously. When it comes to training & teaching, I fully agree with statements like….

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GitLab Survey Surfaces Major DevSecOps Challenges Ahead

DevOps.com

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How to improve candidate experience using developer assessments

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

David Heinemeier, the creator of Ruby on Rails tweeted: Several organizations still use whiteboard interviews as a standard process to hire developers. . In a whiteboard interview, developers are given a problem statement for which they have to provide the solution on a whiteboard.

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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.

Identity is Security: Fun Idea or Creepy, You Decide

Sailpoint

Growing old after taking a few pictures went viral this week, with celebrities like Drake to the Jonas Brothers turning to FaceApp to show their followers their aged visages.

Liberating Structures 4 Scrum: Lessons from a One-Day Immersive Workshop

Scrum.org

TL; DR: The Liberating Structures Immersive Workshop for Scrum. Why run a Liberating Structures immersive workshop? Since the beginning of 2019, the Hands-on Agile meetup in Berlin has been exploring how to apply Liberating Structures to Scrum.

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Chef Brings DevOps to Windows Platform Migrations

DevOps.com

Chef and Microsoft revealed today that they are working together to apply DevOps processes to accelerate the migration of Windows Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 to more current versions.

Creative Ways to Make Your Trade Show Booth Stand Out at an Event

Women on Business

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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.

Diagnostic Data Processing on Cloudera Altus

Cloudera Engineering

Fig 1 – Architecture. Introduction. Many of Cloudera’s customers set up Cloudera Manager to collect their clusters’ diagnostic data on a regular schedule and automatically send that data to Cloudera.

5 Dysfunctions of a Daily Scrum

Scrum.org

The Daily Scrum is an important Inspect and Adapt event for a Scrum team, yet the purpose is often ignored and swept under the carpet by a multitude of teams. In my 9 years of experience with Scrum I have seen teams using the Daily Scrum in all the possible wrong ways; although often than not few patterns keep emerging again and again. In this blog post, I am going to share the 5 Dysfunctions of a Daily Scrum that I have seen across multiple teams.

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Digital Transformation Drives C-Suite Discord

DevOps.com

In the sport of rowing, each crew member has to row in synchrony or the boat risks undesired turns and even potential tipping. It takes practice, communication and discipline for each crew member to raise their oar to the appropriate height and apply the appropriate power.

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5 Benefits of Outsourcing Accounts Payable for High Growth Businesses

Women on Business

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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

Advantage of Using CRM Software

OTS Solutions

There are Some Advantage of Using CRM Software. Customer relationship management software can help businesses become more efficient and profitable by collecting and managing data.

Scrummer Quiz Part 2 of 5

Scrum.org

Last Monday I started the 5-week long Scrummer Quiz, a Summer Quiz that is all about Scrum. We give you 3 quiz questions every Monday morning and raffle off 2 Software in 30 Days books autographed by Ken Schwaber on Friday.

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Machine Learning and Predictive Analytics Are Reshaping Manufacturing

DevOps.com

Regardless of industry or vertical, companies everywhere are encountering a new generation of customers with ever-evolving expectations. These new demands are forcing brands to redefine the way they do business.

Tenable Helps Sentara Healthcare with Vulnerability Prioritization

Tenable

Learn why Tenable.sc and Tenable.io, both with Predictive Prioritization, are Sentara Healthcare’s choices for vulnerability management. .

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.