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The illusion of agility (what most Agile transformations end up delivering)

Scrum.org

(fyi: this text has been slightly adapted from the original text that can be found at [link] ). Agility is a continuously evolving state that is unique to a specific organization, given that organization’s people, its constructs and its history.

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Rethinking informed consent

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Consent is the first step toward the ethical use of data, but it's not the last. Informed consent is part of the bedrock of data ethics. DJ Patil, Hilary Mason, and I have written about it , as have many others. It's rightfully part of every code of data ethics I've seen.

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Going from a Value Stream Map to Value Stream Optimisation

Xebia

Read this blog if you already have a Value Stream Map (VSM) and you are wondering how to reap its benefits using a structured process. If you need to know why and how you should make a VSM, please read the article ‘How to create a Value Stream Map’ written by my colleague Michiel Sens. Don’t […]. The post Going from a Value Stream Map to Value Stream Optimisation appeared first on Xebia Blog. CD CI Continuous Delivery Continuous deployment Devops

AIOps: Is DevOps Ready for an Infusion of Artificial Intelligence?

The New Stack

This article is a post in a series on bringing continuous integration and deployment (CI/CD) practices to machine learning. Check back to The New Stack for future installments.

Encouraging Innovation in an Established Product Culture

Speaker: Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies

Innovation is both a process and an outcome. The place to begin innovating your products and services is by first bringing innovation to your internal process. We'll explore the innovation process including the challenges, solutions, and hands-on techniques for becoming a successful "agent of change" within a well-established product culture. We'll examine the importance of UX and user-centric feature analysis, the adaptation of Agile Methodologies to the creative process as well as a way to drive successful culture change for setting expectations and winning approvals with cross-functional stakeholders. Innovation and Leadership go hand in hand. Join Richard Cardran, Chief Creative Officer and VP Strategy, HIA Technologies, as we assess some case studies and see how to lead with a clear strategy, well-defined tactics, and an unbiased 360 understanding of perhaps the most fundamental question of all; "why are you innovating?"

The Changing Role of APM in a Microservices World

DevOps.com

Microservices usage has skyrocketed. Fully 91 percent of organizations are using or have plans to use microservices and 92 percent expect to grow their use of microservices in the coming year.

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Why Root Cause Analysis is Important for IT Ops (And How to Do It)

OverOps

Common practice used to be throwing issues over the fence and expecting someone else to figure it out. But root cause analysis (RCA) should be standard across all tech teams. In this post, we’ll take a look at RCA from an operational perspective.

Top ways AI can help your business beat the competition

OTS Solutions

Top Ways AI Can Help Your Business Beat The Competition. Artificial Intelligence is advancing at neck-breaking speed and taking over every industry. Innovative thinkers are taking advantage of AI and leaning more on technology to transform their businesses.

How emerging technologies can improve the hiring and retention process

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

When you think about hiring and retention, you often think about the role of the individual conducting the interview, or the person the member of staff reports to once they’ve been hired.

Leaders Can Help More by Helping Less

Scrum.org

Recently as I was delivering a keynote about leaders sharing their failures one person from the audience asked me mine. I shared some from my blog I wrote a couple years ago, Click here?—?“ When good intentions and leadership behavior don’t always line up ”.

Get Growth With Partner Integrations

Speaker: Mandy Howard, Product Manager, ServiceTitan

Once your SaaS product hits a certain level of revenue, you'll need to change things up to move past the plateau. One of the ways to do this is to move past your core product and introduce new business streams. If you're strategic about your integrations, you can strengthen your ties to your target market. Join Mandy Howard, Product Manager at ServiceTitan, as she takes you through the three key questions that you need to answer to grow your product with the right partner integrations. Whether you're a start-up, or working on a new product in an enterprise environment, you'll learn how to push through to a new level of growth.

Agile Q&A: What Do Business Analysts Do on an Agile Team?

Agile Alliance

I have the opportunity to talk to business analysts quite a bit, and the conversation usually turns to the topic of Agile. More often than not, the question that comes up is “there isn’t a business analyst role mentioned in Scrum. Does that mean that there is no place for business analysts?” The short answer … Continued. People agile teams business analyst

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Scalability Improvement of Apache Impala 2.12.0 in CDH 5.15.0

Cloudera Engineering

Key Takeaways. We have significantly improved Impala in CDH 5.15.0 to address some of the scalability bottlenecks in query execution. 64 concurrent streams of TPC-DS queries at 10TB scale in a 135-node cluster now run at 6x query throughput compared to previous releases.

How we hosted one of the most memorable open source hackathons of 2018

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Small gestures can have a big impact. Create where it matters. We at HackerEarth believe in it and have spent no single day without working toward the same. Early 2018, we promised ourselves to create an environment which would bring a culture of positivity and change in the developer ecosystem.

How companies are building sustainable AI and ML initiatives

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

A recent survey investigated how companies are approaching their AI and ML practices, and measured the sophistication of their efforts.

Measure the Immeasurable: Beyond Vanity Metrics

Speaker: Sari Harrison, Product Management Instructor, Product School

As a product manager, it's your job to realize your product’s vision by executing your chosen strategy. It’s also your job to deliver value to the business. Ultimately, these two outcomes are aligned so the temptation is to focus primarily on business metrics. Doing this can cause you to lose focus on the real value you are trying to achieve, in favor of moving the vanity metrics such as launches and time spent. Join Sari Harrison, Product Management Instructor at Product School, as she explains how to use immeasurable success criteria along with your more standard KPIs to deliver products that don't just get used a lot, but deliver real value.

Is Your Organization ‘Fit for the Future’?

DevOps.com

Takeaways from a recent conference suggest more work is needed in DevOps adoption among organizations This was a question explored by CIO Platform Nederland and the DevOps Agile Skills Association (DASA) in a recent event I attended, hosted by Transavia.

A Hybrid Cloud Approach from FraudGuard.io that Handles 50M Requests a Day

High Scalability

div align="center">. This is a guest post from Ryan Averill at FraudGuard.io. At FraudGuard.io we are a team of just a few developers; all working with our customers to try to make their applications as safe as possible.

My Internship at HackerEarth

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Work Environment: I have always dreamt of working for an organization where loads of responsibilities are placed on their employees. And HackerEarth does just that! Obviously, you get hired because of your skills, but founders and managers expect much more.

Using machine learning and analytics to attract and retain employees

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

The O’Reilly Data Show Podcast: Maryam Jahanshahi on building tools to help improve efficiency and fairness in how companies recruit.

Embedding Operational Reports: Everything Product Managers Should Know

Speaker: Dean Yao, Sr. Director of Product Marketing, Logi Analytics

Businesses are run with analytics - but companies continue to struggle with interpreting, analyzing, and distributing data. Operational reports help get information to the people who need it most, in formats they understand, and in a timeframe that matters. Join the webinar to learn how embedding operational reports can give your users a precisely formatted, ready-to-analyze view of their operational activities. World-class software teams are embedding operational reports to empower end users with interactive data visualizations, detailed information, and highly precise formats that can be shared via email, PDF, print, or online.

Challenges and Tips for Taking Legacy Systems to the Cloud

DevOps.com

Normalization of infrastructure through open source technologies is one way to make the move to the cloud an easier process for organizations. For many modern companies, growth often means growing through acquisition.

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The importance of PHP long-term support for IBM i users

Zend

The importance of understanding long-term support (LTS) for PHP and the implications and benefits of upgrading Zend Server (and therefore PHP) cannot be overstated!

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How emerging technologies can improve the hiring and employee retention process

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

When you think about hiring and retention, you often think about the role of the individual conducting the interview, or the person the member of staff reports to once they’ve been hired.

Open Data Science and Machine Learning for Business with Cloudera Data Science Workbench on HDP

Cloudera

It’s official – Cloudera and Hortonworks have merged , and today I’m excited to announce the availability of Cloudera Data Science Workbench (CDSW) for Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP). Trusted by large data science teams across hundreds of enterprises —.

How To Launch A Feature To Maximize Growth

Speaker: Brian Balfour, CEO, Reforge

Have you ever been part of a launch that, despite everyone's hard work, was more like a balloon deflating than a rocket taking off? It turns out that some of the most popular product and feature launch tactics can be counterproductive to achieving sustainable growth. Brian Balfour, Founder and CEO of Reforge, has taken a close look at these practices to figure out just why they can slow - or even hurt - growth. Now, he has a repeatable model for you to use in your next launches to get the growth you're looking for.

Minor Crimes and Misdemeanors in the Age of Automation

DevOps.com

Giving automation the power to detect crime and enforce punishment has ramifications, even for minor infractions In November, I broke the law. I crossed over a solid white line to make a right turn at a traffic intersection. At the time I was unaware of my violation.

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Cloud Workload Protection Products at Risk with New Cyber Attack

Edgewise

Security products are meant to prevent cyber attacks. What happens, then, when a cyber attack, namely malware, is used to uninstall security software designed specifically to prevent public cloud infrastructure compromise?

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How emerging technologies can improve the hiring and employee retention process

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

When you think about hiring and retention, you often think about the role of the individual conducting the interview, or the person the member of staff reports to once they’ve been hired.

Coding with Confidence – CloudBees + Honeycomb

Honeycomb

DevOps, Observability, Continuous Delivery, Test in Production, Chaos Engineering, and Software Ownership are all major themes in software development today, but why?

Build Delightful Products with Customer Validation

Speaker: John Little, Head of Product Marketing, Centercode

When it comes to delivering a solid product/market fit, customer validation is key. After all, you want to provide customers with a product that not only fills the need, but is delightful -- right? To get there, you need to commit to a vital blend of market research, strategy, and user testing. Join John Little, Head of Product Marketing at Centercode, as he explains a two-part approach to customer validation. First, how do you strategically identify your top product areas that need attention prior to release. And second, how do you turn user data into strategic priorities that help the right teams make the right decisions.

Edge Computing: Saving the Cloud from Ephemeral Data

DevOps.com

Edge computing is rapidly gaining momentum. Last week’s Linux Foundation news on the launch of LF Edge is one more sign of accelerating growth at the edge. What’s driving this sudden intense interest?

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Why TypeScript is a better option than JavaScript when it comes to functional programming?

Wolk Software Engineering

In this post, I would like to discuss the importance of static types in functional programming languages and why TypeScript is a better option than JavaScript when it comes to functional programming due to the lack of a static type system in JavaScript.

Dr. Michael Stonebraker: A Short History of Database Systems

The New Stack

When it comes to understanding database systems, there may be better no better person to speak with than Dr. Michael Stonebraker , who, along with Eugene Wong in 1974, created the first working relational database system, INGRES.

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