Sat.Dec 15, 2018 - Fri.Dec 21, 2018

Women in Tech: Hiring Strategies to Attract and Retain Top Talent

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Studies have shown that companies are more productive when they have a gender-mixed workplace. In order to attain this gender balance, companies need to devise a flexible recruiting approach that takes into account women’s specific needs and aspirations. These benefits go beyond simple remuneration and reach areas of women’s lives that are particularly important to them.

The Top 5 Ways DevOps Fails – and How to Prevent Them

The working hypothesis for a Gartner report on how to avoid failure with your DevOps effort is that, unless the trajectory changes, “Through 2023, 90 [percent] of DevOps initiatives will fail to fully meet expectations.” ” The reason?

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Deep automation in machine learning

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

We need to do more than automate model building with autoML; we need to automate tasks at every stage of the data pipeline.

5 Best Programming Languages for Kids

The Crazy Programmer

The rate at which children handle gadgets in this technology savvy era is quite interesting. The fact they are able to easily operate the gadgets, run programs on it easily shows that they are intrigued by it.

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.

The Top 13 Sessions From 2018 Ops and Dev Conferences


It’s our favorite tradition of the season; Sit back, grab some popcorn and catch up on the top talks you might have missed, or want to watch again. December is almost over, and it’s that time of the year when we look back at all the great things that happened.

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How hackers are approaching medical cybersecurity

The Parallax

PHOENIX—Within minutes of each other, two patients were wheeled into the hospital emergency department with emergency haste. The first patient, a woman in her early 70s, was suffering from what appeared to be a stroke: She was weak on the left side of her body and had difficulty speaking.

Where is the Manager Role in Scrum?

The Scrum Framework defines three distinct roles; the Product Owner, the Development Team and the Scrum Master. The scrum guide does elude to Stakeholders, but does not mention anything about managers, executives and leaders.


Common Problems New Computer Programmers May Experience

The Crazy Programmer

Choosing the right career path can be extremely challenging. For people who love figuring out the complexities of computer code, a career as a programmer is a great option. With over 300,000 existing computer programming positions.

Five Important Practices For A CIO To Go Digital Transformation

OTS Solutions

5 Reasons Why a CIO Needs to Go Digital Transformation. Digital transformation offers your company new ventures and opportunities you never imagined. Your company can add revenue streams while keeping up with customer demands.

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.

Here’s what Facebook shared about you in its latest scandal

The Parallax

Facebook doesn’t seem to be learning much from its growing list of data-oriented scandals. Instead of responding by revamping its business practices, the social network appears to keep telling its 2.27 billion active monthly users , “Hold my beer!”. It’s not exactly reassuring.

The Top 13 Sessions From 2018 Ops and Dev Conferences


It’s our favorite tradition of the season; Sit back, grab some popcorn and catch up on the top talks you might have missed, or want to watch again. December is almost over, and it’s that time of the year when we look back at all the great things that happened.

Android RSS Reader Tutorial

The Crazy Programmer

In this android rss reader tutorial we will see how to make demo app that can read rss of a website or blog. So without wasting much time lets begin. Typically the rss feed of a website or blog look something like shown below. <channel>

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Speed up your development with mobbing

Development Team Organises Its Own Work. The Development Team is both self-organising and cross-functional and by the end of each Sprint provides an increment that is ‘done’ and releasable. The team defines how to organise work in a Sprint.

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!

Trends in data, machine learning, and AI

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

The O’Reilly Data Show Podcast: Ben Lorica looks ahead at what we can expect in 2019 in the big data landscape.

Agile for Humanity Tuscon Meetup Webinar Series

Agile Alliance

The Agile For Humanity Tucson launched its webinar series in September 2018 and continues to work toward building an Agile community in the Tucson, Arizona area.

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DevOps: The Ultimate Way to Break Down Silos

Let’s imagine Jim works on the development team for a food company and his colleague, Julie, works on the operations team. On a daily basis, Jim focuses on analyzing users’ needs, testing and developing software, while Judy manages IT infrastructure and policies.

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Why and How I Became an Agile Coach

As an agile coach and trainer, I have had the opportunity to reach thousands of students that are just beginning their journey into the Scrum and agile world. Throughout the years, I was repeatedly asked by students how they can get a job being a Scrum Master or agile coach.

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.

Memory leaks in iOS


By Apple’s definition, a memory leak is: “Memory that was allocated at some point, but was never released and is no longer referenced by your app. Since there are no references to it, there’s now no way to release it and the memory can’t be used again.”

What is neural architecture search?

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

An overview of NAS and a discussion on how it compares to hyperparameter optimization. Deep learning offers the promise of bypassing the process of manual feature engineering by learning representations in conjunction with statistical models in an end-to-end fashion.

The Best Place to Work

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Servant Leadership 101: Empower and Enable Others – Part 1

Once you have started to create a strong foundation , the second action of an effective servant-leader is to empower and enable others. It can be scary to give up control, to trust others to figure things out and to follow through on achieving results. Yet it is absolutely essential for the growth and success of others. Tapping into the collective intelligence is also what leads to the most creative and effective solutions to complex problems.


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.

Faster Swarms of Data : Accelerating Hive Queries with Parquet Vectorization

Cloudera Engineering

Background. Apache Hive is a widely adopted data warehouse engine that runs on Apache Hadoop. Features that improve Hive performance can significantly improve the overall utilization of resources on the cluster. Hive processes data using a chain of operators within the Hive execution engine.

Objective and Key Results: A Tool To Engage Your Employees

Luis Goncalves

Objective and Key Results: How to engage your employees to commit to the company goals. It is a real challenge to keep everyone in your team concurrent, especially if you don´t keep your team members engaged with the vision of your company.

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The Time for Time Series Data

More than four years ago, we launched InfluxDB, an open source time series platform. In the years since, time series technology has become increasingly popular; according to DB-Engines, over the last 24 months time series has been the fastest growing database category.

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Bake Off – We’re Up For The Challenge


From time to time we like to detach from the daily routine, and take on a new challenge. And what could have been better than a cooking and backing contest to practice our culinary skills just before the holidays.

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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.

Kubernetes Now Does Self-Hosting with Kubeadm

The New Stack

Kubernetes can now set up its own clusters. The most recent release of the Kubernetes container orchestration software, earlier this month , came with the ability to do self-hosting , thanks to the general availability release of kubeadm.

Netflix OSS and Spring Boot?—?Coming Full Circle

Netflix TechBlog

Netflix OSS and Spring Boot?—?Coming Coming Full Circle Taylor Wicksell, Tom Cellucci, Howard Yuan, Asi Bross, Noel Yap, and David Liu In 2007, Netflix started on a long road towards fully operating in the cloud.

A Vicious Cycle

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