Sat.Jun 01, 2019 - Fri.Jun 07, 2019

Why You’re Not Ready for Cloud Computing Challenges – and What to do About It

Storagecraft

Research shows that companies are losing billions of dollars by not having the necessary cloud professionals. Because fewer cloud professionals means there is less innovation and revenue.

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Test in production? Yes you can (and you should)

TechBeacon

"I don't always test," muses the Most Interesting Man in the World, on one of the most evergreen tech meme posters of all time, "but when I do, I test in production." I have been laughing at that meme ever since someone posted it on the wall at work way back in. It's hilarious!

Use Scrum to Manage Your Employees

Scrum.org

If you’re new to Scrum and want to get the most out of a team of under-performers, you should try Scrum!! Used a certain way it can be the best form of 21st century micromanagement. Don’t worry about your teams resisting the push of Scrum.

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Calculating The Cost of Software Quality in Your Organization

OverOps

The following is a guest post from Herb Krasner, an Advisory Board Member for the Consortium for IT Software Quality (CISQ) and industry consultant for 5 decades.

Build Product Progress with a Strong Data Culture

Speaker: Nima Gardideh, CTO, Pearmill

Have you ever thought your product's progress was headed in one direction, and been shocked to see a different story reflected in big picture KPIs like revenue? It can be confusing when customer feedback or metrics like registration or retention are painting a different picture. No matter how sophisticated your analytics are, if you're asking the wrong questions - or looking at the wrong metrics - you're going to have trouble getting answers that can help you. Join Nima Gardideh, CTO of Pearmill, as he demonstrates how to build a strong data culture within your team, so everyone understands which metrics they should actually focus on - and why. Then, he'll explain how you can use your analytics to regularly review progress and successes. Finally, he'll discuss what you should keep in mind when instrumenting your analytics.

Freshly (un)retired, Gary McGraw takes on machine-learning security (Q&A)

The Parallax

Tucked away in Building 43 of Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., hangs a large but otherwise unassuming mirror that, like Nietzsche’s monsters, will gaze back into you.

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What Makes A Developer Culture?

Scrum.org

“I can tell how much this story means to you. It makes me wish I could’ve experienced that with a Development Team”. This is what another Scrum Master told me after we took turns during a recent training to share a success story about a Development Team. I’ve heard this many times before.

[Video] Continuous Reliability: An Agile Process to Deliver Higher Quality Applications

OverOps

Our favorite VP Solution Engineering Eric Mizell gave a talk at DevNexus this year, and we think he rocked it , so naturally we have to share with all of you. (S S kip to the bottom to watch right away.).

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Guide to Artificial Intelligence

CTOvision

This is the CTOvision guide on the megatrend of Artificial Intelligence. This report gives a high level overview of the most important factors of the trend, gives updated insights into the activities of the major AI companies, and succinct descriptions of AI tech.

What’s driving open source software in 2019

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Proposals for the O’Reilly Open Source Software Conference emphasize cloud native, AI/ML, and data tools and topics. Virtually every impactful socio-technical transformation of the last 20 years—Web 2.0,

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.

Before you can Effectively Lead?—?You Need to Manage your Own Schedule First!

Scrum.org

I keep hearing leaders say they’re struggling to manage their organizations through change. They’ve had trouble getting their organization to adopt agile. They’re finding it challenging to find the right talent. They’re struggling to establish the right level of transparency.

Which Desktop OS Is Best for DevOps?

DevOps.com

Which operating system (OS) is best for DevOps engineers to use on their workstations? That’s a weighty question. Talk about which OS is “best” for any purpose is always controversial.

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Predictive CPU isolation of containers at Netflix

Netflix TechBlog

By Benoit Rostykus, Gabriel Hartmann Noisy Neighbors We’ve all had noisy neighbors at one point in our life. Whether it’s at a cafe or through a wall of an apartment, it is always disruptive.

Bringing scalable real-time analytics to the enterprise

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

The O’Reilly Data Show Podcast: Dhruba Borthakur and Shruti Bhat on enabling interactive analytics and data applications against live data.

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.

5 Tips to source tech talent without your local staffing agency’s help

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Disclaimer – I LOVE Math. Every morning I take a tuk tuk to work. For those who don’t know what a tuk tuk is, it’s a 3 wheel motorized vehicle used as a taxi.

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Declarative Humor

DevOps.com

The post Declarative Humor appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs ROELBOB

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Could This Be The Real Reason to be Afraid of Artificial Intelligence?

CTOvision

A robotics researcher afraid of robots, Peter Haas, invites us into his world of understand where the threats of robots and artificial intelligence really are. In his view, we really need to worry about the bias and ethical issues around AI.

Use Scrum to Manage Employee and Stakeholder Expectations

Scrum.org

If you’re new to Scrum and want to get the most out of a team of under-performers, you should try Scrum!! Used a certain way it can be the best form of 21st century micromanagement. Don’t worry about your teams resisting the push of Scrum.

SCRUM 137

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.

Microsoft and Arista Cloud Decade

Arista

As we celebrate the 5 th Anniversary of Arista’s IPO this week at NYSE, we pause to reflect on this key milestone. Arista’s results are a tribute to the customers who chose us, appreciated our innovative technology and stood by us through our highs and lows.

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Why Your Test Automation Is Failing

DevOps.com

If you have been investing in test automation, but it’s not getting you where you think it should, it could be that you approached it superficially.

Science Fiction Gadgets You Can Get Today

CTOvision

Technology is advancing pretty fast, at times influenced by the exciting world of Science Fiction. This video captures 10 of the tech developments first seen in SciFi that are available now. A key point of this, if you want to know what is in our future, watch more SciFi!

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Practice Leads and the Power of Community

Gorilla Logic

In order to cultivate a community of learning, encourage Gorillas to ask questions, and provide quality resources, Gorilla Logic relies on Practice Leads.

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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!

Retailers have Shape up - or Ship Out

Beyond B2B

“Excess inventory will kill a business. It doesn’t just cost money; it hides real problems that are lurking in the shadows of the business.”. Retail

Can DevOps and MSPs Work Together?

DevOps.com

DevOps and the adoption of MSP-based IT operations are both surging trends in the IT industry today. They are also trends that contradict each other in some key respects. Here’s a look at what MSPs mean for DevOps, and vice versa.

Preparing for a future with Artificial Intelligence: Great and funny video with Robin Winsor

CTOvision

This is a fun, and funny, and insightful video by Robin Winsor that captures some of the key dynamics around AI we should all be tracking. It’s often said that history repeats itself. Many times in the course of our history, new technologies have wiped out entire workforces. Will that happen again?

CIOs Want To Know: What’s Coming Next In Technology?

The Accidental Successful CIO

CIOs would like to be able to predict the coming wave of technologies Image Credit: Evelina Ander. If a the person with the CIO job could have a super power, what would be the best one to have? The ability to fly and avoid all of those lines at the airport?

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.