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The Learning Rate Finder Technique: How Reliable Is It?


To understand the evaluation process described in this blog post, we need to take a step back and understand what a hyperparameter in machine learning is. A hyperparameter is a parameter of the model whose value is set before the learning process begins.

Optimizing a multimillion-dollar cloud bill

A Cloud Guru

In December 2019, A Cloud Guru acquired our largest competitor, Linux Academy -- along with a $2.7 million USD annual AWS bill. Enterprise AWS Cost Optimization

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5 Custom Software Development Trends Every Business Should Know


Custom software development can enable your company to have programs that work for your exact needs instead of trying to force your operations into the functionality of an existing software program. Custom software doesn’t have to be too costly or out of reach for most companies.

5 Essentials for Healthcare Backup and Disaster Recovery


A backup and disaster recovery (BDR) plan can help healthcare providers satisfy many of the data privacy requirements outlined in The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

From Build to Buy: The Path to Better Analytics for Your Application

Speaker: Ardeshir Ghanbarzadeh, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Logi Analytics

Making the transition from building your analytics in-house to investing in a third-party embedded solution can be complicated.Watch this webinar with Ardeshir Ghanbarzadeh, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Logi Analytics, for tips on making the transition as smooth as possible, and getting on the right path to better analytics for your app!

The Art of Listening - The first skill of a Scrum Master

I was once told that we have one mouth and two ears and that we should use them in those proportions. Now, those who know me will know that I struggle with that. Over the past few months I've been spending time exploring professional coaching via Co-Active coaching.


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Explaining Bias in Your Data


Over the last five years, unfairness in machine learning has gone from almost unknown to hitting the headlines frequently, and new cases of unwanted bias introduced in automated processes are frequently discovered.

Who?s Responsible for Security? Apparently, It Depends

More than 10 years after organizations began implementing DevOps, responsibility for security still resembles the proverbial chicken and egg dilemma.

The ROI of Industrial Cybersecurity: What You Need to Know


Industrial cybersecurity not only pays for itself through cost savings and avoided breaches — it also improves operational resiliency at a time of increased cyberattack activity.

Three cybersecurity considerations for business clients in the COVID-19 era


Read Catherine Rudow list three cybersecurity considerations for small and medium businesses in the Covid-19 environment on Property Casualty 360: Small businesses across the nation have been forced to adapt […].

Data Analytics in the Cloud for Developers and Founders

Speaker: Javier Ramírez, Senior AWS Developer Advocate, AWS

You have lots of data, and you are probably thinking of using the cloud to analyze it. But how will you move data into the cloud? In which format? How will you validate and prepare the data? What about streaming data? Can data scientists discover and use the data? Can business people create reports via drag and drop? Can operations monitor what’s going on? Will the data lake scale when you have twice as much data? Is your data secure? In this session, we address common pitfalls of building data lakes and show how AWS can help you manage data and analytics more efficiently.

3 Things Virtual Teams Need from a Scrum Master

Scrum Teams are always dealing with complex problems, unpredictability, and change. When they are working in a virtual environment, there can be additional complexities and challenges to navigate.

Reflections from Emma Armstrong, Agile2020 Conference Chair

Agile Alliance

Hello everyone! I appreciate in this difficult time in the world, people have a lot more to contend with than a conference being cancelled. However I want to extend a personal message to all the people who have worked tirelessly to put together what would have been an amazing Agile2020.

Automated cross-browser testing with Playwright


Introduction Automated browser testing is essential for asserting the quality of the code you deliver when developing web applications. Some defects only become visible at the point when you tie everything together in your application.

The biggest hacks, data breaches of 2020 (so far)


In January, Microsoft disclosed a data breach occurring through one of the tech giant’s internal customer support databases. Microsoft said anonymized user analytics, contained in roughly 250 million entries, were exposed. […].

How to Choose the Best Embedded Analytics Solution to Modernize Your Application

If you are looking to modernize your application to improve competitiveness, then one of the quickest wins you can have is to embed sophisticated analytics that will wow your existing and prospective customers.

Remote Agile (9): A Cheat Sheet for Remote Agile Event Planning

TL; DR: Remote Agile Event Planning — a Cheat Sheet. Imagine, you are supposed to facilitate a remote user-story mapping with 26 people from all over our organization. Or, think about a remote meta-level Retrospective of a recent release of your organization’s cash cow that went sideways.

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How DevOps Powered by AI and Machine Learning Is Delivering Business Transformation

The use of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) is fundamentally changing the way we think about DevOps. Most notably, it is delivering a new form of DevOps that recognizes the need to have systems that are intelligent by design and underpinned by comprehensive security (DevSecOps).

Agile2020 Will Not Move Online

Agile Alliance

How are Big Data and IoT Interrelated?


There has been rapid growth in the Internet of Things (IoT) and big data technologies amongst organizations and individuals. According to Forbes, it’s predicted that the amount of data generated […].

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Scrum Master – why your Scrum doesn’t work (3/3)

Many teams and organizations struggle to get the most out of Scrum. In a previous post “Don’t blame “agile” for existing problems” I shared my analysis why agile or Scrum itself often gets the blame.


AWS Looks to Accelerate Windows Migrations to the Cloud

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is ratcheting up pressure on Microsoft by devoting more resources to enable IT organizations to migrate Windows workloads to the cloud.

Your security team needs design

Agile Alliance


Enterprises Facing Up to The Challenge: Security for the Internet of Things


Read Gordon Feller take a look at the security aspects of the Internet of Things on Technology Networks : Just a few years ago, Samsung’s first push into providing smart […].

Nine Developer Enablement Practices to Achieve DevOps at Enterprise Scale

In this eBook, Christian Oestreich, a senior software engineering leader with experience at multiple Fortune 500 companies, shares how a metrics-driven mindset can dramatically improve software quality and enable DevOps at enterprise scale.

Economics of Agility

lot of people are trying to do agile without being agile. But what does that mean and why should you care? In this video, Jeff Maleski, Managing Advisor at Responsive Advisors and Professional Scrum Trainer, talks about the dollars and cents of maximizing value and responding quickly to change. .

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Building a Data Protection Strategy at Your Nonprofit


An organization's data is one of their most important assets as it helps to make better strategic decisions. IT Security Operations

Large Scale Agile Transformation: What Doesn?t Work and Key Learnings

Agile Alliance

This week, I had Vanesa Tejada in our Agile Alliance series of interviews with Latin American Agile Luminaries. Vanesa is originally from Madrid, Spain but moved to Chile a couple of years ago to lead and Agile transformation for LATAM Airlines.

Eye-catching advances in some AI fields are not real


Read why researchers say that new algorithms aimed at making neural networks more efficient perform as well as old algorithms, suggesting little improvement over 10-year period on Science: Artificial intelligence […].

5 Signs It's Time to Replace Your Homegrown Analytics

If you built your analytics in house, chances are your basic features are no longer enough for your end users. Is it time to move on to a more robust analytics solution with more advanced capabilities? Follow this free guide for tips on making the build to buy transition.