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Is This Our Digital Sputnik Moment?

The Cipher Brief

“Just as we pulled together as a nation in the early days of the space race, we simply must redouble our efforts to develop the next generation of tech innovators and entrepreneurs if we hope to win this race.”.

When Is It Time to Stop Using Scrum?

TL; DR: When Should a Team Stop Using Scrum? When is the time to look beyond Scrum? After all, many things—ideas, practices, mantras, etc.—outlive outlive their utility sooner or later; why would Scrum be an exception?


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use(): the React new experimental hook ??


use(): the React new experimental hook. React team and the JavaScript community are discussing a hook called `use` and I see a lot of hype about this new feature. See how to implement it and the possibilities for the near future. —-.

Performance Review: How to respond to frustrating or lazy performance feedback

Let's Grow Leaders

Speak Up to Get Better Feedback in Your Next Performance Review. A few years ago, I wrote “Avoid These Infuriating Phrases in End-of-Year Feedback” to encourage managers to stop making stupid comments when giving a performance review.

Monetizing Analytics Features: Why Data Visualization Will Never Be Enough

Five years ago, data visualizations were a powerful way to differentiate a software application. Today, free visualizations seem to be everywhere. Two trends are forcing application providers to rethink how they offer analytics in their products.

PlanSecOps: Incorporating Security Strategies in Design

Organizations that don’t adapt and change aren’t likely to survive. The same can be said about DevSecOps, a discipline created to ensure security is baked into the software development process, not an add-on after the code is approved.

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Conversations with Chief Innovators: Brinks Home Security

Modus Create

Welcome to Conversations with Chief Innovators, in which our CEO Pat Sheridan discusses innovation in business with transformational leaders across industries. In the third episode, we bring you Seth Webster, Director of Transformation at Brinks Home Security. .

When clean code becomes harmful

Wolk Software Engineering

Is our industry’s obsession with clean code setting us back? #. I’ve been in the software industry for 15+ years now, and as time goes on, I feel like I’m becoming increasingly delusional.

Worst Nightmares for Software Developers


Halloween is here! There are all kinds of monsters lurking in the shadows and even software developers have encountered at least one of them. No, we’re not talking about Freddy Krueger or Chucky, we are being serious here!

Is Java Still Popular with Software Developers?


On May 23, 2020, the Java programming language celebrated its silver anniversary , which marked 25 years since Sun Microsystems introduced the language. In a rapidly evolving technology world, that’s quite an accomplishment.

The Changing World of HR: Prepare Your HCM for the Future

Speaker: Mark Stelzner - Founder & Managing Principal at IA

Join Mark Stelzner of IA as he discusses how to optimize your current HCM system and the opportunities for new tech.

Exploring Mastodon

Martin Fowler

I've been a heavy user of Twitter over the last decade, and while Musk's purchase of Twitter hasn't got me running for the exit, it has prompted me to take a look at possible alternatives should Twitter change into something no longer worthwhile for me.


10 Best Computer Science Universities in New Zealand 2022

The Crazy Programmer

If you’re looking to study computer science in New Zealand, you might be wondering which schools are best for you.

Results from the 2023 Board election

Agile Alliance

Meet your new 2023-2026 Board members The 2023 Agile Alliance Board of Directors election is in the books! We want you to get to know your new representatives, so we asked each new Board member three questions. Keep reading for more details about their careers.

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What’s one piece of career advice you wish you had learned sooner?

Let's Grow Leaders

Career advice you wish you had learned sooner. On this week’s episode of Asking for a Friend, I interviewed Kathryn Heath and Brenda Wensil , authors of I Wish I’d Known This , about the career advice they have after years of professional coaching. . .

6 Steps to More Streamlined Data Modeling

Are you a developer, database architect, or database administrator that's new to Cassandra, but been tasked with developing a plan for implementing the technology anyway? Worry no more. Discover a streamlined methodical approach to Apache Cassandra® data modeling.

Twitter feed now cross-posts to Mastodon

Martin Fowler

One of the main things I wanted to do with Mastodon was to replicate my twitter feed there, so that folks who would rather follow me on Mastodon could get everything. To do this, I used You have to give it credentials to access both your Twitter and Mastodon feeds, which is a little worrisome, but my Mastodon-aware colleagues have used it without problems. It allows cross-posting in either or both directions, but I've set it up to just go from Twitter to Mastodon.


7 Best Computer Science Universities in Switzerland 2022

The Crazy Programmer

Switzerland’s universities are regularly ranked among the best in the world, with ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich consistently appearing at or near the top of worldwide university rankings.

Protected: Contextual Logging in NodeJS


This content is password protected. To view it please enter your password below: Password: The post Protected: Contextual Logging in NodeJS appeared first on Xebia. NodeJS Software Development Uncategorized

Nine things to do in your Sprint Planning

Join the Mastering Agility Discord community ! During the courses I teach as a Professional Scrum Trainer, as well as the reactions that I get to my articles, there’s one thing that always stands out to me: practice is vastly different than theory.


Modern Data Architecture for Embedded Analytics

Data has gone from a mere result of applications & processes to being crowned king. Picking the right avenue to data architecture depends on your organization’s needs. Development teams should build in stages, starting with a task that can be solved.

2022 Annual Members’ Meeting

Agile Alliance

Summary of the past year’s events, initiatives, and financials for Agile Alliance, and planned programs for 2023. The post 2022 Annual Members’ Meeting first appeared on Agile Alliance. member

Navigating Product Development with Wardley Mapping

Cory Foy

A talk from the November 2022 AgileRTP meetup covering product development with Wardley Mapping. Download the slides. The post Navigating Product Development with Wardley Mapping appeared first on Cory Foy. General

Back to Back security testing


Generally speaking, if you ask an average employee what they know from the world of cyber, security, or IT, chances are that VPN, firewall, hackers, DDOS, or pentesting is mentioned. Although tedious, unrelatable, and unskippable training sessions might be on this list too.

Backlog refinement in single-team Scrum

Join the Mastering Agility Discord community. Many teams that I've worked with struggled to make backlog refinement an ongoing activity.


10 Rules to More Streamlined Data Modeling

Apache Kafka is a powerful piece of software that can solve a lot of problems. Like most libraries and frameworks, you get out of it what you put into it. Learn 10 rules that will help you perfect your Kafka system to get ahead.

Standing Still

Let's Grow Leaders

What does it feel like to move at 58,000 miles per hour? Well, it turns out we all know the answer and that even when we’re standing still, so much more is happening than what meets the eye. Hey, it’s David, and you’re listening to Leadership Without Losing Your Soul.

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How DevOps Helps With Secure Deployments

DevOps is an approach to software development that emphasizes communication and collaboration between teams.

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Using DynamoDB streams to run additional processing


DynamoDB offers a feature named streams. We tried streams to find out if it would be applicable to perform additional processing after updates or inserts. DynamoDB streams are a promising solution for cases where processing is needed based on changes, as long as timing is not essential.

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What happens if a Scrum team becomes too large?

According to the Scrum guide, Scrum teams typically have 10 or fewer people, including Developers, Scrum Master and Product Owner. But what happens with a Scrum team that includes more than 10 people? What if the Scrum team has 10, 15 even more people? First, the events become too long.


Blueprint to Modernize Analytics

The longer you wait to modernize your application’s analytics, the longer it will take for you to realize this value. A blueprint helps you define your new solution, plot out how to get there, and determine what you’ll need in terms of time and resources.

Customize Your Nonprofit Marketing to Grow Your Donations


What are the different messages and methods you use to reach your audience? With digital marketing expanding beyond email and into social media, SMS text messaging, events, and more, the answer to that question might be complex.

Cybersecurity Snapshot: Salary Trends, Ransomware Summit, Next-gen MFA


Get the latest on salary trends for CISOs and cybersecurity pros; CISA’s call for adopting phishing-resistant MFA; the White House’s ransomware summit; and more! Dive into 6 things that are top of mind for the week ending Nov. 1 – CISOs to employers: Show me the money!

Kotlin Multiplatform’s three levels of testing with Kotest


Kotlin Multiplatform allows us to share common Kotlin code between various platforms, including JVM, JavaScript, iOS, Android, and native. This is useful when we have shared business logic relevant to all platforms.