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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.

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.

How To Take Action on Customer Discovery

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

We all want to build successful products - and that means satisfied customers. Before anything else, you must understand what problems you can solve. The best way to do that is to get out of the building and start asking questions. But how can you make the most of those conversations, and ensure that you walk away with productive insights? Join Nick Noreña, educator, entrepreneur, and currently Innovation Coach and Advisor at Kromatic, as he covers how we can effectively action our findings from customer discovery conversations.

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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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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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.

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 ”.

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.

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.

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 to Lead Different and Diverse People

Let's Grow Leaders

Achieve More When you Lead Different and Diverse People You know that the ability to lead different and diverse people to come together and blend their talents is key to achieving breakthrough results. But if you’re like most leaders we work with, we […].

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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.

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.

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.

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.

Data 101

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.

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.

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.

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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Divide and Conquer with Microservices

UruIT

How microservices are changing the way we make applications. The way to build software has changed over time; there are now many paradigms, languages, architectures and methodologies.

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 —.

Make an Impact with Analytics and Journey Maps

Speaker: Kirui K. K., Co-founder and CEO of Tanasuk Africa

If you want to offer a better user experience, it can be tempting to track each and every data point in your product. However, this can quickly get complicated and overwhelming as you collect more and more data. How do you know which metrics will help you improve? Kirui K. K., Co-founder & CEO Tanasuk Africa, wants you to know that analytics don't have to be complicated to make an impact - no matter the size of your company. Join him as he explains how to create a customer journey map, then use that map to figure out the metrics you need to know - and how to use them.

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.

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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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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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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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.