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


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

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.

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.

6 Talks We’re Excited to Hear This Year at the Kansas City Developer Conference


Good news if you’re a developer! The 11 th annual Kansas City Developer Conference is just around the corner , on July 18 th and 19 th at the Kansas City Convention Center in downtown Kansas City (with a pre-conference workshop day on July 17 th ).

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Best Practices in Leadership and Productivity: A Frontline Festival

Let's Grow Leaders

Welcome to the Let’s Grow Leaders Frontline Festival! This month, our contributors share their best practices in leadership and productivity. Thanks to Joy and Tom Guthrie of Vizwerx Group for the great pic and to all our contributors! The August Frontline Festival will be […].

Open letter to all the people being forced to do Scrum

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.


Data Protection Strategies for VxRail in a Multi-Cloud World

Dell EMC

As customers are facing explosive data growth in their data centers – 163 ZB of data by 2025 – it has become imperative for businesses to protect and manage that data as well. However, data protection in the traditional data center can be inefficient, expensive, complex, and require multiple vendors.

3 Examples of AI at Work in DataOps

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.

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.

Cultural needs designing bounded contexts


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.

The Problem with Scrum Experts

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….


Introducing 3rd Party Software Support

Dell EMC

Let’s face it, supporting your critical data center infrastructure is hard to do. Knowing which vendor to contact for which problem, remembering all the contact details, websites and more can be confusing and flat-out frustrating.

Machine Learning and Predictive Analytics Are Reshaping Manufacturing

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.

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.

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

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.


Too Big for Excel? An Alternative for Analysis


Big data. The term means many things to many people. The best definition I've heard is data that won't fit on your laptop. With 1 terabyte hard drives available by "fit" I mean it's too big to process on your laptop.

Chef Brings DevOps to Windows Platform Migrations

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.

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.

Not Just Another G: The Next Generation

Dell EMC

This is the second installment in our series Not Just Another G, which provides insight into 5G and what it means to the service provider industry. Missed the first post? Catch up here.

5 Dysfunctions of a Daily Scrum

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.


Churn Prediction or How AI Will Become Your Marketing Team's Best Friend


To compete and stay relevant in a rapidly changing world, businesses need to embrace the idea of using data and AI for their marketing activities.

GitLab Survey Surfaces Major DevSecOps Challenges Ahead

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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.

New Server Hits the Machine-Learning Track

Dell EMC

The new Dell EMC DSS 8440 server accelerates machine learning and other compute-intensive workloads with the power of up to 10 GPUs and high-speed I/O with local storage.

Scrummer Quiz Part 2 of 5

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.


Securing Hybrid Cloud Workloads on Google Anthos

Aqua Security

There are major shifts happening around container technology. We have seen ongoing improvements in automation tooling and changes as fully containerized workloads move into production. Companies are often running more than one production Kubernetes cluster at a time.

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Digital Transformation Drives C-Suite Discord

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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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.

Grab a.DEV Domain from Hover! (Sponsored)

David Walsh

I can say that the biggest and best changes in my professional life came from starting this blog — it was the springboard for conference speaking, open source, and joining Mozilla. I’ve always urged ever developer to have a blog to showcase talent, explore new technology, and to network.

Are You a Prisoner of Your Tools?

What do you need to get a job done? You need the right tools and the right skills (and you might need some form of process – more about that later). But the wrong tools in the right hands is a recipe for disaster. In practice I see this mismatch more than I expected. And more often than not, the people involved in the job execution don’t recognize this mismatch until precious time and effort are wasted – if it’s recognized in the first place. So why does this happen? . Definition of tool.

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

Women on Business

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