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.

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.

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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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.

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,

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.

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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5 Reasons Not to Be a Jerk When an Employee Resigns

Let's Grow Leaders

How you treat your employees on the way out the door may have more impact than you think What do you do when an employee resigns? I’m not sure exactly why this is a thing, or if it’s getting worse in a […].

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.

Visual Model Interpretability for Telco Churn in Cloudera Data Science Workbench

Cloudera Engineering

Disclaimer: the scenario below is hypothetical. Any similarity to any specific telecommunications company is purely coincidental. . Although we use the example of a telecommunications company the following applies to every organization with customers or voluntary stakeholders. . Introduction.

Declarative Humor

DevOps.com

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

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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

Reduce toil through better alerting

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

How SREs can use a hierarchy for mature alerts. SRE best practices at Google advocate for building alerts based upon meaningful service-level objectives (SLOs) and service-level indicators (SLIs).

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 short? Find out sophisticated ways to future-proof your application. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

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.

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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.

Three Reasons APIs are critical to oil & gas

Beyond B2B

Historically, in the oil and gas industry, when one came across an “API”, either someone was referencing the geographical location of a well, or the gravity measure for a petroleum liquid. energy and utilities

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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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.

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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Junior Achievement

DevOps.com

The post Junior Achievement appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs ROELBOB

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Everything You Need to Know About Refs in React

Modus Create

The React API is fairly simple , even though it has been growing bigger. With recent features such as Context and Hooks, the whole ecosystem has become more complete. Yet, some concepts are usually a source of struggle for beginners and even experienced developers. One of them is the Refs API.

CDH6.2 – Cloudera Search Attribute Based Access Control Part 2

Cloudera Engineering

Cloudera Search is a highly scalable and flexible search solution based on Apache Solr which enables exploration, discovery and analytics over massive, unstructured and semi-structured datasets (for example logs, emails, dna-strings, claims forms, jpegs, xls sheets, etc).

The Magic of Intent: Start Knowing The Goals of Your Users

Speaker: Terhi Hanninen, Senior Product Manager, Zalando, and Dr. Franziska Roth, Senior User Researcher, Zalando

It's important to know your users - what are their preferences, pain points, ultimate goals? With user research and usage data, you can get a great idea of how your users act. The tricky part is, very few users reliably act the same way every time they use your product. Join Terhi Hanninen, Senior Product Manager, and Dr. Franziska Roth, Senior User Researcher at Zalando, as they explain how they were able to reach a new level of user understanding - by taking their user research and segmenting their users by point-in-time intent. You'll leave with a strategy to change how your product team, and organization at large, understands your users.