Sat.Jun 29, 2019 - Fri.Jul 05, 2019

How to Estimate ROI and Costs for Machine Learning and Data Science Projects


Before implementing any tech-related initiative, specialists must answer many whys and hows: What impact may this solution bring? What tech stack is optimal for solving this problem? Can we afford this experiment? What is a predicted payback period?

Make Big Data Work with Machine Learning

The New Stack

Serge Haziyev. Serge Haziyev is SVP, Advanced Technology at SoftServe. Haziyev has more than 20 years of experience in various technology domains including: big data, AI, IoT, and cloud computing.

How to Build a Resilient Company Culture That Will Help Every Employee Thrive

N2Growth Blog

A resilient culture is built one person at a time, winning companies cultivate cultures that enable their people to develop the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties.

How does Scrum help you realize the value of failure?

Have you ever wondered about: what is the Value of Success? This question is not easy to answer, and everyone will have a different answer. The reason is The value of Success is equal to all the failures you had to experience to reach to the success. ?


Organizing for Customer Centricity

Speaker: Tatyana Mamut, Head of Product, Nextdoor

Most companies today say they are “customer centric.” Yet many still make decisions primarily based on competitor threats, technical architecture, or executive opinions. So what sets apart those that talk the talk, and those that walk the walk? Join Nextdoor's Head of Product Tatyana Mamut, PhD as she outlines the 7 habits of truly customer-centric companies.

6 Traits That Define DevSecOps

How do we define DevSecOps? A combination of DevOps and security is readily apparent, but the philosophy goes much deeper. In a recent eBook, The State of DevSecOps, we asked industry experts to define what DevSecOps meant to them. Below, we’ve condensed their answers into five core attributes.

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How to Get Your Personal Brand Positioned?

Women on Business

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Re-Defining Refining (Let’s make Backlog Refinement Meetings Engaging and Successful)

Scrum has grown up and what was formally casually called “Backlog Grooming” is now called “Backlog Refinement”. Many Scrum teams have a regular meeting scheduled on everyone’s calendar, even though it is not an official Scrum event.

How DevOps Teams Can Skill Up on DataOps

If you’re a DevOps engineer, you probably don’t think of data operations as a key part of your job. You help to write code and deploy and manage applications, while someone else handles data management and analytics, right? Probably not.

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The Top 4 Human Causes of Data Breach (and How to Stop Them)


The hackers of today are bold and sophisticated and they’re looking for the next big score. According to a recent study by Ponemon Institute, the probability that a company will experience data breach increases year over year, and the average cost of a data breach incident is a whopping $3.86

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Contact Center Cloud Migration Done Right

Speaker: Sheila McGee-Smith, Founder and Principal Analyst, McGee-Smith Analytics

Many companies are in the midst of migrating their contact center to the cloud. Understanding how best to execute the transition of premises to cloud is part of that process. Join contact center industry analyst and No Jitter blogger Sheila McGee-Smith as she discussed tried and true best practices for avoiding the potential pitfalls of CX migration.

Are you ready to power up your business network?


Network configuration used to be a never-ending task for IT admins. Configuring each branch office network would have required manual setup and most likely, an on-site technician to do it. The same applies for any changes.

To fix your Scrum you need to fix your agreements.

In many organisations I see Scrum not producing its anticipated value. The concept of value varies across organisations. But there also is a universal anticipated value of Scrum.


5 Ways DevSecOps Can Manage Software Supply Chains

The unbridled use of open source components within the software supply chain is on a major uptick, according to new research.

RISELab’s AutoPandas hints at automation tech that will change the nature of software development

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Neural-backed generators are a promising step toward practical program synthesis. There's a lot of hype surrounding AI, but are companies actually beginning to use AI technologies?

Walk a Mile in Your Customer's Shoes

Speaker: Steven Haines, Founder and CEO, Sequent Learning Networks

Product professionals use phrases like "voice of the customer," and "user experience" so often that it can be easy to lose sight of their actual meanings. How can we, as product professionals, learn to keep customers and users at the heart of our work? Join Steven Haines, globally recognized thought leader and author, as he guides us through a memorable journey demonstrating how you can walk a mile in their customer's shoes. He'll explore how, by developing true empathy for your users, you can ensure you're creating the features and products they actually want.

How Leaders Can Master Tough Performance Conversations

Let's Grow Leaders

One of the most important leadership skills you’ll ever need is the ability to hold tough conversations – and do it well. Master tough conversations and your influence will soar. Most managers, however, never learn how to have tough conversations in […].

21st Century Leadership - Prologue

For executives and for change agents who deal with executives in large contexts. A number of people inside and outside collaborated with me in 2018 and early 2019, to talk about 21st-century executive leadership.

The Purpose of Microservice Architecture

Microservice is an architectural style that can be implemented during complex application development within an organization.

5 Tenets of Building an IT Team


Technology is rapidly changing how we conduct business. IT departments are undergoing drastic changes as their efforts spill over into sales, customer service, accounting, and other key areas. In some organizations, IT is a multifaceted spark plug that drives all aspects of the business.

How To Take Action on Customer Discovery

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

We all want to build successful products - and that means satisfied customers. Before anything else, you must understand what problems you can solve. The best way to do that is to get out of the building and start asking questions. But how can you make the most of those conversations, and ensure that you walk away with productive insights? Join Nick Noreña, educator, entrepreneur, and currently Innovation Coach and Advisor at Kromatic, as he covers how we can effectively action our findings from customer discovery conversations.

The Last Step In The Journey To Leadership Greatness

Terry Starbucker

As a good more human leader, you’ve framed your vision, set your strategy, built your model, hired your team, designed your processes, set expectations, established a culture of accountability , and pushed confidently forward on executing your path to success.

Scrum Team: What Is Your Inner Compass?

If you can create a vision for your Scrum team, and you find them all aligned in the right direction, your work has a reasonably good chance at success. Where is your Scrum team's compass leading you?


AI for IT Operations: All It’s Cracked Up To Be?

Artificial intelligence for IT operations (AIOps) is becoming a critical tool for organizations attempting to bring automation quickly to network management and IT problem resolution.

Tales from the Interview: A Passion for Testing

The Daily WTF

The interview was going well—as well as one could possibly expect. Alarik, the candidate, had a no-nonsense attitude, a high degree of precision to his speech, and a heavy German accent.

Make an Impact with Analytics and Journey Maps

Speaker: Kirui K. K., Co-founder and CEO of Tanasuk Africa

If you want to offer a better user experience, it can be tempting to track each and every data point in your product. However, this can quickly get complicated and overwhelming as you collect more and more data. How do you know which metrics will help you improve? Kirui K. K., Co-founder & CEO Tanasuk Africa, wants you to know that analytics don't have to be complicated to make an impact - no matter the size of your company. Join him as he explains how to create a customer journey map, then use that map to figure out the metrics you need to know - and how to use them.

Partner Spotlight: 365 Data Centers


“This exciting new partnership between Megaport and 365 Data Centers enhances our ability to deliver connectivity to the various Cloud Service Providers around the world. This keeps 365 at the leading edge in the services we can provide and the speed at which we can meet our customers’ needs.

Scrum y la planificación por lotes

Esta mañana estaba preparando una megamaleta para viajar durante las próximas semanas a Japón, México, Portugal y Alemania cuando me he encontrado el tuit que puedes leer más arriba.


Collaboration Inside and Out for Innovation

Across all industries today, organizations increasingly are migrating their infrastructures to the cloud in a bid to boost agility, lower the cost of IT ownership and reduce the risk of outages.

Happy 4th Birthday, ParkMyCloud! Cloud Optimization Year in Review


It’s that time of year again at ParkMyCloud’s cloud optimization headquarters. Summer is in full swing, the 4 th of July is on Thursday, and the USWNT is in World Cup semi-finals – let’s GO USA. And, of course, ParkMyCloud is four years old. . Anniversaries in Review.

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Your Post-Launch Toolkit for Understanding Your Users

Speaker: Brittney Gwynn, former Director of Product, Simple Health

If you've ever launched an MVP, you know that the journey has only just begun. How do you figure out what to do next? You know that you need to look at how different user segments react, but how do you quickly distinguish signal from noise so you can iterate and improve? Join Brittney Gwynn, former Director of Product at Simple Health, as she explains how you can use early customer feedback, usage data, and continuous experimentation to optimize your journey to product-market fit. Whether you're at a brand-new company, or looking to innovate within a more mature organization, or anywhere in between, you'll come away with a new skill set, ready to make the most of your launches.