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

DevOps.com

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?

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.

The 5 Levels of Analytics Maturity

Basic dashboards used to be enough to thrill end users. But over time, modern capabilities have emerged—and bare-minimum features are no longer cutting it. How have analytics changed? And where do your BI offerings fall? Find out sophisticated ways to future-proof your application. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

The Top 13 Sessions From 2018 Ops and Dev Conferences

OverOps

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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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

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Where is the Manager Role in Scrum?

Scrum.org

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.

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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.

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.

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.

Speed up your development with mobbing

Scrum.org

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.

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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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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5 Early Indicators Your Embedded Analytics Will Fail

Many application teams leave embedded analytics to languish until something—an unhappy customer, plummeting revenue, a spike in customer churn—demands change. But by then, it may be too late. In this White Paper, Logi Analytics has identified 5 tell-tale signs your project is moving from “nice to have” to “needed yesterday.". Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

The Top 13 Sessions From 2018 Ops and Dev Conferences

OverOps

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.

Why and How I Became an Agile Coach

Scrum.org

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.

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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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.

Why “Build or Buy?” Is the Wrong Question for Analytics

Every time an application team gets caught up in the “build vs buy” debate, it stalls projects and delays time to revenue. There is a third option. Partnering with an analytics development platform gives you the freedom to customize a solution without the risks and long-term costs of building your own. Learn when and why it makes sense to build, buy, or take a combined approach to embedded BI. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

The Best Place to Work

DevOps.com

The post The Best Place to Work appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs ROELBOB

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Memory leaks in iOS

Apiumhub

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.”

Servant Leadership 101: Empower and Enable Others – Part 1

Scrum.org

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.

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.

New Study: 2018 State of Embedded Analytics Report

Why do some embedded analytics projects succeed while others fail? We surveyed 500+ application teams embedding analytics to find out which analytics features actually move the needle. Read the 6th annual State of Embedded Analytics Report to discover new best practices. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

DevOps: The Ultimate Way to Break Down Silos

DevOps.com

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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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.

CSS Ellipsis Beginning of String

David Walsh

I was incredibly happy when CSS text-overflow: ellipsis (married with fixed width and overflow: hidden was introduced to the CSS spec and browsers; the feature allowed us to stop trying to marry JavaScript width calculation with string width calculation and truncation.

Bake Off – We’re Up For The Challenge

InfoBest

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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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.

The Time for Time Series Data

DevOps.com

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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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.

Yet another privacy fail boosts #DeleteFacebook momentum

TechBeacon

Yet more bad news for Facebook. This week brings revelations that Zuckerberg’s finest really have been selling your private data. Except they don’t call it “selling”; the company is “sharing with its partners,” which is obviously completely different.