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Five Steps to Refine Staffing and Recruiting Departments

CEO Insider

Hiring the right person is always a bit of a gamble. They’ll either become a valued part of the team that offers insights and collaboration, or they’ll slow down innovation and disrupt the customer experience.

Recruiting Software Developers – Coding Tests

Henrik Warne

For the past few months, I have been interviewing with several companies. In all cases, one or more coding tests were included. I have also been on the interviewing side, evaluating a coding test. Here are my thoughts on the process. Are coding tests needed?

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PO Interview Questions — The Product Backlog and Refinement

Scrum.org

TL; DR: Product Owner Interview Questions — The Product Backlog and Refinement. If you are looking to fill a position for a Product Owner in your organization, you may find the following 71 interview questions useful to identify the right candidate.

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Software infrastructure 2.0: a wishlist

Erik Bernhardsson

Software infrastructure (by which I include everything ending with *aaS, or anything remotely similar to it) is an exciting field, in particular because (despite what the neo-luddites may say) it keeps getting better every year! I love working with something that moves so quickly.

Does Your Company Need Help Solving These 4 Common eLearning Challenges?

If you want to know how to get ahead of the game and avoid the common mishaps in selling your eLearning courses, you’ve come to the right place! Lambda Solutions has identified the most common and costly challenges faced by eLearning providers today.

Sencha Announces Release of Ext JS 7.4 at Annual SenchaCon Virtual Conference

The Crazy Programmer

Austin, Texas – Apr. 22, 2021 Sencha, a portfolio company of IDERA, Inc., announced the release of 7.4 during its annual virtual developer conference, SenchaCon.

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“The main rival, Bitcoin, is very primitive compared to Ethereum”, Rob Zel, Bitni’s founder claims

CTOvision

The launch of Bitcoin over a decade ago opened up opportunities for the development and launch of a ton of other cryptocurrencies, Ethereum being the foremost. Often compared to Bitcoin, Ethereum 2.0 is a truly decentralized P2P (peer-to-peer) blockchain-powered cryptocurrency.

YDS: How Should a Scrum Team Handle SPIKES?

Scrum.org

On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: How should a Scrum Team handle spikes? Today's question asks how a Scrum Team should handle SPIKES!?!?! Todd goes for the hot-take and makes it clear that he believes that spikes are an anti-pattern and should not be used!

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Detect and Remove Loop in a Linked List

The Crazy Programmer

In this article, we will look at an interesting problem related to Linked List. ‘Given a Single Linked List, Remove Loop if there exists any’ We will look at different ways to solve this problem and analyze the complexities of our approach.

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CVE-2021-22893: Zero-Day Vulnerability in Pulse Connect Secure Exploited in the Wild

Tenable

Threat actors are leveraging a zero-day vulnerability in Pulse Connect Secure, for which there is no immediate patch scheduled for release. Background.

Success Story: Swiss Insurtech Company Hires a Remote CTO from Ukraine

Read a story of a Swiss Insurtech startup which successfully extended their remote development team in Ukraine to 15 people and found their perfect CTO to manage their software development team.

Palantir is continuing its push into life sciences with customers like Merck and Sanofi

CTOvision

Responding to Incidents Video

Agile Alliance

This event took place on April 22, 2021. For many people, the first day back to work in 2021 was a pretty light day. Because Slack, the chat app used by a huge number of organizations, had a major outage on January 4th.

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A Sprint Review without Stakeholders? Making Your Scrum Work #3

Scrum.org

TL; DR: A Sprint Review without Stakeholders? There are plenty of failure possibilities with Scrum. Given that Scrum is a framework with a reasonable yet short “manual,” this effect should not surprise anyone.

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Checking Jeff Bezos’s Math

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

“If you want to be successful in business (in life, actually), you have to create more than you consume. Your goal should be to create value for everyone you interact with.

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4 Approaches to Data Analytics

As the analytics landscape continues to evolve, application teams who need to embed dashboards, reports, and other analytics capabilities in their applications can choose from dozens of solutions. How do you differentiate one solution from the next?

Sommelier gets $1M R&D grant from The Graph to deliver blockchain market data improvements

CTOvision

Sommelier, a decentralized finance (DeFi) blockchain protocol and Ethereum bridge that acts as a co-processor to the Ethereum world computer, has announced a $1M Research and Development grant from The Graph Foundation.

Are Remote Internships A New Fad Or Are They Here To Stay?

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

The intern hiring season (beginning in February) usually serves as a breath of fresh air, and offers an undisturbed, fresh talent pool for companies. Throwing a full-fledged spanner in the works, however, last year’s pandemic led to nation-wide lockdowns, and shuttered campuses and offices.

YDS: Does a Product Owner Accept Work at a Sprint Review?

Scrum.org

On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: Can the Scrum Team skip their Sprint Retrospective? Today's question asks whether or not a Product Owner accepts work at the Sprint Review.

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Women in Tech: Working Towards Equality and Inspiring Others

Mentormate

Today is the International Telecommunication Union’s (ITU) 10th annual International Girls in ICT Day.

Is Your IoT Pilot in Danger?

Take our short quiz to determine if your IoT pilot is set up for success, or at risk of being delayed.

Peter Thiel Provides His Context On Bitcoin

CTOvision

This video captures context from a meeting with Peter Thiel, Mike Pompeo, and Robert C. O’Brien (Ambassador) at the The Richard Nixon Foundation. Peter provides insights into the history of Silicon Valley, what Bitcoin means for China and US, and a net assessment on China/US relations.

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A Yogi in the Boardroom (there’s more to yoga than asanas and meditation)

CEO Insider

How ancient understandings of mental traits offer a deep knowledge of the jobs we’re suited for, as well as the best times for certain meetings and even for cozying up to the boss. – By Jay B. Marcus and Christopher S. Clark, MD.

El cambio constante que supone Agile

Scrum.org

Una de las bases clave para ayudar a que tu organización se vuelva ágil es el uso del empirismo. Agile es cambio constante y nos tenemos que adaptar. El empirismo es el enfoque científico basado en evidencia, donde cualquier idea debe ser probada contra observaciones, en lugar de intuición. .

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AI Adoption in the Enterprise 2021

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

During the first weeks of February, we asked recipients of our Data & AI Newsletter to participate in a survey on AI adoption in the enterprise. We were interested in answering two questions. First, we wanted to understand how the use of AI grew in the past year.

Cassandra Data Modeling Guide to Best Practices

Are you a developer, database architect, or database administrator that's new to Cassandra but have been tasked with developing a Cassandra schema design? Learn the basic rules to keep in mind when designing your schema for Cassandra.

How Entrepreneurs Can Benefit From Ethereum’s Disruptive Potential

CTOvision

Read Bryce Welker explain how entrepreneurs can make use of the smart contracts, NFTs, and DeFi using the Ethereum platform on Entrepreneurs : As Bitcoin, Ethereum, and other cryptocurrencies make headlines year after year, bystanders experience FOMO reading stories about other people becoming millionaires.

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CSS Smooth Scroll

David Walsh

Improving the user experience of web applications has always been a priority of mine. I always come back to the same though I’ve had for 20 years: “users expect a web app to work — let’s make the app a joy to use.”

YDS: Can the Scrum Team Skip the Sprint Retrospective?

Scrum.org

On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: Can the Scrum Team skip their Sprint Retrospective? Today's question asks whether or not a Scrum Team can skip their Sprint Retrospective. Todd and Ryan answer with an emphatic "NO" and explain why this Scrum Event is critical to a Scrum Teams' success.

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Keeping Culture and Innovation Alive in Our Hometown

Dell EMC

As Austin grows and continues to be a top destination to live and work, we are proud to be the premier founding partner of the Moody Center, helping to preserve and grow innovation, music, entertainment, and culture in the area for years to come

5 Tips to Advance Your Career as a Technical Recruiter

This step-by-step guide is designed to provide technical recruiters with tips and tricks to achieve tangible results that accelerate their recruiting efforts—and career.

Chainlink 2.0 – The next generation of hybrid smart contracts

CTOvision

Chainlink has released a new whitepaper called Chainlink 2.0: Next Steps in the Evolution of Decentralized Oracle Networks. The new whitepaper outlines an ambitious vision for the future of smart contracts.

A Successful Business Isn’t a Short-Term Play

CEO Insider

You rarely hear about the months and years of hard work behind the scenes that go into making an iconic brand. Often, businesses need to be brought back from the brink of collapse to ultimately thrive. Take the case of Federal Express.

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YDS: Does a Scrum Team Need Specialists or Generalists?

Scrum.org

On today’s episode of YOUR DAILY SCRUM: Does a Scrum Team need specialists or generalists? Today's question asks if we need specialists or generalists on a Scrum Team.

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