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Xebia

In every Scrum.org Professional Scrum Development class, we touch upon both technical and collaboration practices to help improve the development teams explore new options.

Selling the Investment to Pay Down Technical Debt: The Code Christmas Tree

Agile Alliance

The story of a team trying to solve their technical debt problem by making that problem visible. Technology technical debt

Designing for Interaction Modes

A List Apart

We humans have developed ways of coping with digital interfaces. We have tactics. We accept shortcomings. We make do. But why is it still so hard (on most of the internet) to avoid uphill struggles?

6 steps to create a recruiting budget (Template Included)

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

As the new year approaches, most of the organizations, before closing their finances, are looking at managers across teams to collaborate and share the most optimized recruiting budget for the coming year.

Add Value with a Dashboard Refresh: What You Need to Know

Speaker: Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant, Motivational Speaker

Dashboards and analytics can really set your application apart, but that doesn't mean you can implement them and forget about them. Are they adding value to your product? Do your users benefit from them anymore? What should be improved, and what do we have the resources to improve? Join Miles Robinson, former UX and Design Manager, as he explains the different ways to refresh your dashboards - and how to determine what's the best path to product dashboard success. You'll leave with an understanding of how to figure out the best next steps specifically for you and your application.

Is Gmail’s Confidential Mode a safe bet?

The Parallax

When email goes boom, it’s usually because somebody’s account got hacked, and his dirty laundry has exploded all over the Internet. But Google now offers a feature in Gmail that can help prevent the private contents of your messages from leaking out.

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[2018 Dev vs. Ops Survey] Why is DevOps Culture Creating Chaos in Enterprises?

OverOps

There has long been a divide between development and operations teams. But recently, there has been a movement to break down these metaphorical walls and build bridges of shared accountability between the two functions.

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4 Data Security Mistakes Most Businesses Make

The Crazy Programmer

Being competitive in the 21 st century requires a business to stay on the cutting edge of technology. For years, companies all over the world have used customer data to make important decisions about the direction they should take.

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Is Scrum hurting your agility?

Scrum.org

By Chris Lukassen & Sjoerd Kranendonk. By now, most organisations are using Scrum, however, many of them feel like the agility of their organisation has degraded, and they might be right!

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UI Prototyping Tools

NeverFriday

In this post I wanted to look at some UI (User Interface) prototyping tools. These are tools that are extremely important for individual web developers and for large teams of developers.

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The Complete Predictive Analytics Lifecycle for Application Teams

Speaker: Sriram Parthasarathy, Senior Director of Predictive Analytics, Logi Analytics

Applications with predictive analytics are able to deliver massive value to end users. But what steps should product managers take to add predictive analytics to their applications? In this webinar, we’ll walk through an end-to-end lifecycle of embedding predictive analytics inside an application. Find out how a real-world application decided what predictive questions to ask, sourced the right data, organized resources, built models, deployed predictive analytics in production, and monitored model performance over time.

Physical and Digital tools for Scrum Masters and their teams

Xebia

About 40 people gathered at the nlScrum meetup dedicated to physical and digital tools for the agile workspace. Tools that help developers, coaches and trainers to survive in the toughest environments.

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Innovative Tools You Should Consider for Your Business

The Crazy Programmer

We’re living in a golden age of innovation. Every day, more and more products are introduced to the market that can help streamline and improve your business’ workflow.

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5 Ways Artificial Intelligence Can Improve Your Business Right Now

OTS Solutions

5 Ways Artificial Intelligence Can Improve Your Business Right Now. Have you thought about artificial intelligence? The technology has evolved a lot since its early depictions in movies and television shows.

[2018 Dev vs. Ops Survey] Why is DevOps Culture Creating Chaos in Enterprises?

OverOps

There has long been a divide between development and operations teams. But recently, there has been a movement to break down these metaphorical walls and build bridges of shared accountability between the two functions.

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5 Product Traps - And Better Paths

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Is your agile team overloaded with feature requests, with no time for discovery? Do your roadmaps read like impossible wish lists? Well, you’re not alone. It may seem impossible now, but what if we said that with a few changes, you could be meeting deadlines with the ability to predict progress with accuracy, be happy with your progress against the roadmap, and be making time for near-continuous discovery? Johanna Rothman has seen this all too often across many different organizations. She will take us through five common traps that agile product teams fall into – and likely you are in several of those traps right now. And good news - she has ways to avoid them!

What if we start turning things upside down? A small poem about Agility & Scrum

Scrum.org

This is the truth. If we turn things upside down. organisations can't truly embrace Agility. I would be lying if I said that. we can improve our product delivery process even more. that we can further minimize our maintenance costs and that.

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Scaling Scrum to the limit

Xebia

You’re likely to have been asked the question: “we need to go faster, how many more people do we need?” Most people naturally understand that just adding a random number of people isn’t likely to make us any faster in the short run. So how do you scale Scrum to the limit? And what are […]. The post Scaling Scrum to the limit appeared first on Xebia Blog. Agile Agile Coach Scrum

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Selling the Investment to Pay Down Technical Debt – The Code Christmas Tree

Agile Alliance

Sharing our experience in making code complexity and unit coverage visible in the hallway adjoining our team room and the conversations that happened around it. Not only did it help to focus the team on the high debt areas of the application, but its red (bad) and green (good) coloring combined with its high-foot-traffic location … Continued. Technology technical debt

Why Hiring Top Web Developers is a Good Idea

DevOps.com

Web developers are a great addition to every organization. Having your own web developers to help you create web applications and websites can be invaluable to companies of every size. If you happen to be a software development team, they are indispensable members of your team.

5 Key Considerations for Top-Notch Product Dashboards

Speaker: Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant, Motivational Speaker

So you want to set your product apart with the latest analytics, but you’re not sure where to start. How do you know what your customers want? And how can you make sure that you’re solving their problems? And wait a second, is it even feasible for your team to take this on right now? Join Miles Robinson, Agile and Management Consultant, as he covers five key considerations for you to keep in mind when you’re updating your software or app to offer the latest in embedded dashboards. You’ll leave with a better understanding of where to begin on creating actionable, insightful dashboards.

Acerca del Product Owner

Scrum.org

En el desarrollo de un producto existe un sólo Product Backlog con un sólo Product Owner. El Product Owner es responsable de la visión, aclaración, ordenamiento y valor final que proporciona el software. Este Product Owner puede tener a otras personas que le ayuden a una mayor descomposición del Product Backlog. Al Escalar, El Product Owner puede delegar a otras personas para que lo ayuden a lograr sus responsabilidades. El Product Owner no es un comité, el Product Owner es una sola persona.

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OKR Guide: Understanding OKRs and How It Benefits Your Business

Luis Goncalves

OKR Guide – Understanding OKRs. Due to the complex nature of organisations, employees often face challenges among the rapid changes they deal with every day.

Sprint Backlog

Agile Alliance

A sprint backlog is the subset of product backlog that a team targets to deliver during a sprint to accomplish the sprint goal and progress toward an outcome. Business

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The Value of ‘DevOps Engineer’ as a Title

DevOps.com

Now that DevOps is proliferating in the enterprise (many companies including Disney, Nike and Walmart, for example, are all on the adoption train) the term is starting to creep up more and more in job titles.

How Product Managers Can Learn to Love Reporting

Speaker: Eric Feinstein, Professional Services Manager, Looker

For a long time, Product Managers have found it challenging to design interfaces inside their products that users could use for reporting. It seems like PMs and engineers have grown to hate embedded reporting. Fortunately, there are new technical approaches that are making this a significantly different picture, although there are still lots of interesting design challenges. Eric Feinstein, Professional Services Manager at Looker, has done workshops with lots of product managers who are looking to add effective reporting. He will use the example of a product manager of a learning management software system and how she would go through the process of defining reporting for users of the product. He will discuss working through personas, data types, reporting needs analysis and ultimately how this comes together to form a roadmap for reporting functionality and interface.

Webpack modules

Apiumhub

Despite being widely used today, Webpack is still a black box for many developers who simply use an existing configuration without knowing how it really works.

How to Properly Conduct OKR Evaluation to Keep Your Team Aligned

Luis Goncalves

How to Conduct OKR Evaluation to Keep Your Team Aligned. OKRs (Objectives and Key Results) is a recent leadership base that helps organisations set, communicate, and measure their goals.

Istio Security: Zero-Trust Networking

Aqua Security

This is the second in our series of blog posts on Istio, and will focus on Istio’s security features: what they are, how they work and how they help protect your workloads and your data.

Understanding Pillar 1 of AWS’ Well-Architected Framework

DevOps.com

AWS’ Well-Architected Framework provides a wealth of incredibly valuable best practices and guidelines structured around five distinct pillars that more cloud-native organizations would do well to heed.

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Monetizing Analytics Features: Why Data Visualizations Will Never Be Enough

Think your customers will pay more for data visualizations in your application? Five years ago they may have. But today, dashboards and visualizations have become table stakes. Discover which features will differentiate your application and maximize the ROI of your embedded analytics. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

Yotascale Appoints New Chief Revenue Officer

Yotascale

Veteran Business Builder Mike Hoffman to Spearhead Aggressive Growth. Strategy, Maximize Revenue Production. MENLO PARK, Calif. – 11, 2018 – Yotascale, a leader in Autonomous Cloud Operations, today announced the appointment of Mike Hoffman as chief revenue officer.

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OKR Approach: A Fantastic Goal Setting Framework

Luis Goncalves

OKR approach as a goal setting framework. Objectives and Key Results , known as OKR, is a recent leadership foundation that helps organisations set, communicate, and measure their goals.

Machine Learning in iOS

VironIT

Fifty years ago, machine learning was still the stuff of science fiction. Today it’s an essential part of our lives, helping us do everything from finding photos to driving cars. Machine learning is a type of artificial intelligence where computers “learn” without being explicitly programmed.