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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.

Ask the "Right" Questions: Your Analytics-Guided Product Strategy

Speaker: Yoav Yechiam, Founder and Head Instructor, productMBA

Analytics are highly important for product managers - and yet, analytic implementations often fail to actually help us. It's not the technology, and it's not the tactics. In most cases, it's our approach that's misguiding us! Analytics are there to answer important product questions, not just to collect data. How can we be mindful of our analytics so they enable us, rather than confine us? Join Yoav Yechiam, Founder and head instructor at productMBA, as he explains best practices for a data-guided strategy that helps product managers get to the "why" of their biggest product goals.

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.

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Kindle edition of Refactoring now available from Amazon

Martin Fowler

Amazon is now selling the Kindle edition of Refactoring. As I write this, it's touch more expensive than the hardback since they are currently discounting the hardback but not the electronic version. more…. skip-home-page


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.

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 Changing Role of CX Testing in Digital Transformation

Speaker: Diego Lo Giudice and Chad Hendren

With new competition emerging every day, businesses are transforming themselves, and using software as a means to drive differentiation. Digital transformation has become a key initiative for businesses across the globe, and CX is ground zero. Register now for this webinar and hear from Cyara and their guest speaker, Diego Lo Giudice of Forrester, how testing and QA practices are changing to enable and accelerate digital transformation.

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.

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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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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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.

What Is (and Isn’t) Product Management?

Speaker: Steve Johnson, VP of Products, Pragmatic Institute

Product Management is one of the most exciting - and most misunderstood - functions in technical organizations. Is it strategic or tactical? Is it a planning role or a support role? Many product professionals are unclear about what is (and isn't) product management. After all, product management spans many activities from business planning to market readiness. In this session, we’ll examine many product activities and artifacts for product strategy, planning, and growth, and introduce a simple tool that you can use in your organization to clarify the roles of product management and others. Steve Johnson explores the many roles of Product Management in this fun talk focused on why product managers should obsess on problems instead of solutions.

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.

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.

How to Manage Your Emotions When You Make Leadership Decisions

Let's Grow Leaders

Do you struggle to manage your emotions? You’re not alone. We were speaking to an international gathering of leaders from across Europe when a young man approached the microphone and asked: “How, as a leader, do you keep your personal feelings from […].

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.

Innovation: Five Signs You Might Be Faking It

Every company wants to be a leader in innovation, but how can you tell if your company is really innovating or just going through the motions? See the 5 signs you might be faking innovation and what to do if you are.

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.

The Best Place to Work

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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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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.

Embedded BI and Analytics: Best Practices to Monetize Your Data

Speaker: Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst

By creating innovative analytics products and expanding into new markets, more and more companies are discovering new potential revenue streams. Join Azmat Tanauli, Senior Director of Product Strategy at Birst, as he walks you through how data that you're likely already collecting can be transformed into revenue!

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.”

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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Successful Women Entrepreneurs You Should Learn From

Women on Business

We've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven't already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link]. Women On Business Sponsors


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.


Plan for Product Launch Success with Data and Analytics

Speaker: Piyanka Jain, President and CEO, Aryng

When you launch new feature (or an entirely new product), there are many questions that you'll need to answer. Is the feature being adopted? Do your customers like it, or does it need to be improved? Was the launch successful? Well, that all depends on how you define success. Join Piyanka Jain, President and CEO of Aryng, as she explains why - and how - you should use data and analytics to define and track a successful launch.