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DevOps 2022: The Year That Was and Wasn’t

DevOps.com

We will be wrapping up our DevOps coverage for the year by the end of this week. It’s hard to believe that another year has gone by. The gravitational lensing of COVID-19 makes it hard to see the progression of the last nine years here at DevOps.com. Things seem to get a bit hazy looking back. […]. The post DevOps 2022: The Year That Was and Wasn’t appeared first on DevOps.com.

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Top 6 Software Development Methodologies

KitelyTech

There are many ways of developing software, and many industry leaders codified their methods into best practices. The software development methodology that a company uses can have a major impact on the quality of the software that it produces. If your company is looking for a way to improve its software development , try one of these top six software development methodologies.

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Why Do Software Projects Fail?

The Accidental Successful CIO

CIOs are responsible for ensuring that software projects don’t fail Image Credit: Spry. As the person with the CIO job, it is expected that you’ll manage an IT department that can successfully complete software projects in order to show the company the importance of information technology. However, this is not always the case. In fact, sometimes the software projects that our department are working on fail – and may even fail spectacularly.

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5 Fundamental Concepts of Object Oriented Programming

The Crazy Programmer

Object-oriented programming is a programming model that revolves around an object or entity. Object-oriented programming has been an enormous success for both developers and programmers. Creating a more seamless process and system for their employees and clients has benefited multi-billion dollar corporations. However, a significant amount of time must be devoted to learning programming languages and coding techniques to achieve such a result.

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Guide to Business Writing

Everything you need to know about better business writing in one place. This is a complete guide to business writing — from a clear business writing definition to tips on how to hone your business writing skills.

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How SASE Can Ease DevSecOps Adoption

DevOps.com

DevSecOps is a software development methodology that merges development (Dev), security (Sec) and operations (Ops) into one team that integrates security throughout the entire software development life cycle (SDLC). The goal is to deliver high-quality applications quickly and securely. The traditional software development life cycle introduces security in the late phases of the SDLC.

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Best Gift Baskets And Corporate Gifting For Tech

Strategy Driven

Selection of corporate gifts for employees for specific occasions was a headache for owners in the past due to the lack of the latest facilities and the absence of merch makers. Therefore they did not pay much attention to clients’ gifts as well as to gifts for managers. But now the situation has entirely changed and the corporate gifting process has been converted into a relaxing one.

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A Fork of Kubernetes: 6 Challenges

TechBeacon

In a relatively short time, the open-source ecosystem has evolved from a set of niche projects with limited corporate backing into the de facto way to build software. Today, companies small and large adopt open-source software (OSS) to accelerate product development and innovation.

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How To Do Tech Recruitment Marketing Efficiently?

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Indeed it’s true that 2020 was a tough year for the whole world to handle. However, the adverse effect of the pandemic also created new opportunities for people. It changed the way companies work. Remote working suddenly became the talk of the town. Even after the pandemic, the craze of remote working only kept growing. There are plenty of benefits and flexibility that remote work provides employees and companies with.

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Revel raises $7.8M to become the Instagram and Robinhood of NFT platforms

TechCrunch

Revel , an NFT or “social collectibles” platform, raised $7.8 million in seed financing led by Dragonfly Capital, the startup’s CEO, Adi Sideman, exclusively told TechCrunch. “One way to describe Revel is a cross between Instagram and Robinhood, wrapped in social game economics,” Sideman said. Instagram is known as a social media platform while Robinhood is known as an investing and trading platform.

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Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI

“Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI” is an extensive guide for integrating generative AI into product strategy and careers featuring over 150 real-world examples, 30 case studies, and 20+ frameworks, and endorsed by over 20 leading AI and product executives, inventors, entrepreneurs, and researchers.

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The Top Cloud Security Threat Comes from Within

CIO

One of the biggest cloud security threats your company faces isn’t malicious. In fact, it originates from inside your IT organization. Accidental misconfigurations pose one of the leading security vulnerabilities IT organizations contend with in the cloud. According to a recent study , 79% of companies had experienced a cloud data breach in the past 18 months—and 67% of respondents had identified security misconfiguration as the top security threat.

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Finding accounts to follow on Mastodon

Martin Fowler

My latest post on Exploring Mastodon looks at how I go about finding people to follow on a site without an algorithm that tries to pick posts for you.

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An interview with outgoing Board Member Ellen Grove

Agile Alliance

An interview with Ellen Grove about what it was like to serve on the Agile Alliance board, including the highs and lows, some surprising things they learned, and more. The post An interview with outgoing Board Member Ellen Grove first appeared on Agile Alliance.

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Remembering the startups we lost in 2022

TechCrunch

It’s been a year. This roundup is never a particularly fun one to write. No one wants to see startups fail, but we’re all keenly aware that most ultimately do. A commonly cited figure suggest that 90% of these companies will ultimately fail. But even with that in mind, 2022 just hit different. The previous two years were unprecedented in startup land, of course.

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Entity Resolution Checklist: What to Consider When Evaluating Options

Are you trying to decide which entity resolution capabilities you need? It can be confusing to determine which features are most important for your project. And sometimes key features are overlooked. Get the Entity Resolution Evaluation Checklist to make sure you’ve thought of everything to make your project a success! The list was created by Senzing’s team of leading entity resolution experts, based on their real-world experience.

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Due diligence is ever more critical as the battle for cloud sovereignty intensifies

CIO

In the last few weeks, the IT industry has seen some very interesting activity from global hyperscale cloud providers surrounding their cloud sovereignty ambitions, and their scrutiny by the regulators covering some basics compliance requirements, like the European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Firstly, AWS made a public pledge called the “AWS Digital Sovereignty Pledge”, consisting of a commitment to provide “the most advanced set of sovereignty controls and features

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Changing how we change

Xebia

What do you do when you want something to change in your company or on your team? When your team tries to change, does it stick to new things or are you back to the old ways after a few weeks? . How to make meaningful change that actually lasts is a challenge all teams and companies face. For the past two years, I have studied different ways to approach this challenge as part of my coursework for a Masters degree in Management Sciences.

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4 Ways to Build With an Accessibility-First Mindset

DevOps.com

Over 1.3 billion people live with some form of disability. This accounts for almost 20% of today’s workforce in the U.S. While great strides have been made in closing the disability inclusion gap in the workforce, more needs to be done. As the popularity of hybrid and remote work continues to grow, workers who live […]. The post 4 Ways to Build With an Accessibility-First Mindset appeared first on DevOps.com.

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Fatal police shooting of startup founder puts Austin’s diversity problem in the spotlight

TechCrunch

Rajan “Raj” Moonesinghe (right) and his brother Johann Moonesinghe (left) pictured with their cousin (center). Image Credits: Johann Moonesinghe. For years, Austin has made headlines as an evolving tech hub where startups, large companies and investors alike have flocked to set up a presence. But as 2022 closes, the Texas capital is in the news for a very different, tragic reason — being home to the sudden death of a startup founder at the hands of a police officer.

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today’s data-driven applications – not for your end users, your development team, or your business. That’s what drove the five companies in this e-book to change their approach to analytics. Download this e-book to learn about the unique problems each company faced and how they achieved huge returns beyond expectation by embedding analytics into applications.

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Digital Transformation and the Evolving Role of CIOs

CIO

By Chet Kapoor, Chairman & CEO of DataStax Enterprises have been talking about digital transformation for quite a while. It’s about rethinking how we use technology to drive new or improved strategy, people, and operations to meet changing business and customer needs. But what does digital transformation mean for the CIO? How has their role evolved through the three stages of transformation, and what does this mean for the future?

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5 Best Practices for Deploying Kubernetes

TechBeacon

Kubernetes is like pizza. There is a virtually endless variety of ways to configure it, and the approach you take determines whether you end up with an optimal hosting environment or the software equivalent of kiwi-and-mozzarella pie.

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A Developer’s Guide to Building Healthy Teams

DevOps.com

To build a great software product, teamwork must extend across developers, managers and executives. Everyone needs to understand each role’s value–you can’t have an effective team without a good coach and vice versa. It takes a culture built on empathy, trust and shared responsibility with the right amount of ambition and personal connection to make […].

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South Korean financial super app Toss closes $405M Series G as valuation rises 7%

TechCrunch

Viva Republica, an operator of South Korean finance super app Toss , has finalized a $405 million Series G funding and it says it is now valued at 9.1 trillion won ( $7 billion), up from 8.5 trillion won in June 2021, when it raised $410 million in pre-Series G funding at a $7.4 billion (8.5 trillion won) valuation. (South Korea’s currency has depreciated against the dollar this year.).

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Revolutionizing Contact Centers: Next-Gen Tech for Enhanced CX

Speaker: Liran Meir Frenkel, Performance Management and RPA Sr Product Marketing Manager at NICE; Harpreet Makan, Practice Director at Everest Group; & Santhosh Kumar, Practice Director at Everest Group

As contact centers navigate the challenges of delivering excellence within budget constraints and adapting to evolving employee expectations, optimizing agent tasks becomes crucial. Discover a holistic approach across three pillars - people, process, and technology - that is essential to excel in this dynamic landscape, and explore how next-gen technologies such as generative AI, performance analytics, and process intelligence play a pivotal role in transforming contact centers into advanced CX

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Understanding the new era of digital workplace platforms?

CIO

The all-encompassing digital workplace platform Work as we know it has changed in the past few years coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic. Communications and collaboration technology were critical to that shift. As a result, we have witnessed the evolution of communications and collaboration suites to UCaaS platforms that are now evolving into fuller all-encompassing digital workplace platforms with deeper integration with CCaaS and strategic lines of business applications.

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How to Use Email Drip Campaigns to Increase Donations

TechSoup

Donations from individual supporters are an extremely important part of a diversified fundraising strategy for many nonprofit organizations. Increasing donations is an important goal for most organizations. However, maintaining the right cadence of communication can be difficult. Drip campaigns are an effective tool to ensure that your organization stays top-of-mind for potential donors and past donors throughout the year.

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5 Best Practices for Implementing Cloud-Native DevOps

DevOps.com

As the world transitions to cloud-native offerings as an industry norm, DevOps is gaining traction for its critical role in supporting more efficient IT infrastructure. DevOps is designed to boost collaboration and communication by streamlining the automation process to expedite the creation and deployment of applications. Implementing cloud-native DevOps requires organizations to make a massive […].

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The #MyTechBestfriend fallout continues

TechCrunch

The bad blood between tech boot camp MyTechBestfriend and many of its former students is anything but finished, according to nearly a dozen people who spoke to TechCrunch. In November, TechCrunch detailed the fallout between Mary Awodele, the founder of the Texas-based MTBF, and her students. Students accused Awodele of bullying and harassment while alleging that the MTBF program, which cost up to $6,000, consisted of plagiarized courses that could be found online for a more affordable price.

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A Tale of Two Case Studies: Using LLMs in Production

Speaker: Tony Karrer, Ryan Barker, Grant Wiles, Zach Asman, & Mark Pace

Join our exclusive webinar with top industry visionaries, where we'll explore the latest innovations in Artificial Intelligence and the incredible potential of LLMs. We'll walk through two compelling case studies that showcase how AI is reimagining industries and revolutionizing the way we interact with technology. Some takeaways include: How to test and evaluate results 📊 Why confidence scoring matters 🔐 How to assess cost and quality 🤖 Cross-platform cost vs. quality tr

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4 nonprofits fostering diversity and career advancement in IT

CIO

Despite a recent push to address diversity issues in IT, the industry as a whole has a long way to go. From hiring practices to advancement opportunities, most IT organizations are falling short, despite their best intentions, when it comes to fostering diverse workplaces where individuals of all backgrounds can thrive. As a response to this ongoing lack of diversity in IT, several organizations dedicated to fostering diversity and advancing IT careers have been founded.

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Cloud Security Trends for 2023 Part One

Aqua Security

As we think about what Cloud Native security will look like in 2023, we can’t avoid thinking about the old cat-and-mouse game cliché of cyber security. Every year new attacks emerge while new security solutions are created and old security fixes are upgraded. Threat actors constantly append new methods to the old ones, using them as part of their ever-growing toolbox.

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How Enterprise Software Architects can Design for Sustainability

DevOps.com

Organizations of all sizes are feeling the pressure to introduce more aggressive sustainability measures to combat climate change. For example, most cloud service providers have announced significant climate pledges to either reduce or offset their carbon emissions. But these initiatives can only go far to move the needle—it’s up to individual companies and departments to […].