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Improving the Daily Scrum with Liberating Structures

Many Scrum Teams have a love/hate relationship with the Daily Scrum. Obviously, it’s the most conducted Scrum Event. When using the same format every single day, it quickly becomes the most boring one as well. So we always recommend experimenting with different approaches.


How Cloud Data Platforms Help Enterprises Drive Business Value

Cloud data platforms make businesses more scalable and flexible and more cost-efficient The need for actionable data is nothing new. Enterprises spend time, money and resources working to get their data into a format that is usable for analytics. But most are still struggling to do just that.


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Seek “Simple” To Become A Better Leader

CEO Insider

Keep it simple, stupid. The KISS principle, as it is widely known, is so ingrained in our vernacular that, regardless of your lot in life, you have likely heard it. It is my contention that, because of its pervasiveness, the expression (and its meaning) has lost its punch.


Lean Inception

Agile Alliance

The post Lean Inception first appeared on Agile Alliance. Process minimum viable product product development video

Building Evolvable Architectures

Speaker: Dr. Rebecca Parsons, CTO of ThoughtWorks

The software development ecosystem exists in a state of dynamic equilibrium, where any new tool, framework, or technique leads to disruption and the establishment of a new equilibrium. Predictability is impossible when the foundation architects plan against is constantly changing in unexpected ways. It’s no surprise many CIOs and CTOs are struggling to adapt, in part because their architecture isn’t equipped to evolve. This webinar will discuss what’s at stake if companies continue to use long term architecture plans.

58 Product Owner Theses

TL;DR: The Scrum Product Owner in 58 Theses. The following 58 Product Owner theses describe the PO role from a holistic product creation perspective.


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Okta and Amazon Web Services Bring the Okta Identity Cloud to AWS Marketplace


Okta, Inc. the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise, today at AWS re:Invent 2020, announced the availability of the Okta Identity Cloud and its products in AWS Marketplace. […]. News Amazon Amazon Web Services AWS Okta Okta Inc

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Don’t Miss our 2020 Geeky Wrap-Up!

Agile Alliance

Calling all Agile Alliance members! The end of 2020 is fast approaching and we have some fun in store for you … I invite you to attend a fun special edition of deliver:Agile Live! — our 2020 Geeky Wrap-up on Thursday, December 17th.

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The Scrum Accountability Game - How to evaluate the accountabilities in Scrum

. Recently the new Scrum Guide came out, and one of the updates is the switch from Development Team to Developers. This change is done to emphasize that within a Scrum team, there are no sub-teams or hierarchies.

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Through the Looking Glass: How Hiring For ‘Cultural Fit’ Works In A Remote World

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Remote Work Culture: ‘Cultural Fit’ Hiring. Two of the most famous characters from Lewis Carol’s Through the Looking Glass are the twins, Tweedledum and Tweedledee. When Alice encounters them, they ridiculously mirror each other’s actions and words.

How to Measure DevSecOps Progress and Ensure Success

Speaker: Shannon Lietz, Director of DevSecOps Team, Intuit

You've finally done it: You've won over C-Suite and your DevSecOps team is up and running. You feel ready to take on rising security threats while continuously delivering quality software updates. But how do you monitor your new program? Are you truly able to gauge the state of your projects? To ensure the success of this new breed of a team, you need to know the metrics to look at and how to advocate these metrics to C-Suite and stakeholders. Join Shannon Lietz, Leader and Director of DevsecOps at Intuit, and learn to lead your DevSecOps team to the top.

Improbable continues to build UK synthetic environment


Improbable’s defence business has been awarded a contract for a second year to further develop and extend a Single Synthetic Environment (SSE) Technology Demonstrator for UK Strategic Command. This award follows […]. News Improbable

Linux Foundation Certified IT Associate Exam Available

A while back I wrote about an upcoming certification from the Linux Foundation. Now that it is available, I’m circling back as promised with more information. For those unfamiliar, this certification is specifically targeted at people who are newer to their IT career or just launching it.

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What has NOT changed in the game of Scrum?

Photo by Olga Guryanova on Unsplash.

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What is functional programming?

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

It has long seemed to me that functional programming is, essentially, programming viewed as mathematics. Many ideas in functional programming came from Alonzo Church’s Lambda Calculus, which significantly predates anything that looks remotely like a modern computer.

The Pro’s Guide To Getting The Best ROI From Your New LMS

You need a Learning Management System when your courses and training programs need to be accessible online. Quickly build the perfect business case and easily determine which LMS will provide the best return on investment you need with this how-to eBook!

Attivo Networks & SentinelOne combine endpoint security offerings


Attivo Networks and SentinelOne have teamed up to combine cybersecurity defences and stop attackers in their tracks. The two companies will combine their solutions, bringing endpoint protection and attack disruption together […]. News Attivo Networks Attivo Networks Inc

Fair Warning: We Don’t Hire A**Holes At HackerEarth.

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

How does one define a word that has been around for ages, and yet has no distinct meaning?

The 2020 Scrum Guide™: What you need to know and how you should adapt

This blog post was originally published on Avanade Insights.


Speed and Security: How to Find a Balance in Development

Time management can help developers realize the necessary combination of security and speed in application development As software continues to create competitive advantages and market differentiation for organizations focused on successful digital transformation, developers will continue to be measured by how fast they can develop and release code.

Are Your Embedded Analytics DevOps-Friendly?

Does your analytics solution work with your current tech stack and DevOps practices? If not, any update to the analytics could increase deployment complexity and become difficult to maintain. Learn the 5 elements of a DevOps-friendly embedded analytics solution.

Carahsoft Adds Boomi iPaaS Product to GSA IT Schedule 70 Contract


Carahsoft Technology has made an integration platform-as-a-service offering developed by Dell‘s Boomi business available to federal, state and local agencies and its reseller network through the company’s General Services Administration […]. News Carahsoft

The important role of value in authentic leadership

CEO Insider

In a recent media feature I shared reasons and tips around the powerful role authentic leadership plays in businesses. Authenticity, perhaps once perceived somewhat risky, is a trait now respected and revered. There are some cautions to be mindful of stepping comfortably into this space.

The Sprint Goal is a commitment for the Sprint Backlog

In the 2020 Scrum Guide , Ken and Jeff augmented the idea of the Sprint Goal. The Sprint Goal is a commitment to ensure transparency and focus against progress during a Sprint. The Sprint Goal is the single objective for the Sprint.


Open Source: What IT Pros Wish the CIO Knew

Using DataOps and open source together, organizations can reimagine the way they deliver data and software-driven projects Real-time data is the fuel that powers today’s most critical systems and applications, as well as the digital transformation initiatives organizations need to compete effectively.

5 Things a Data Scientist Can Do to Stay Current

DataRobot together with Snowflake – a leading cloud data platform provider — is helping data scientists stay current with the latest technology and data science best practices so that they can excel in an increasingly AI-driven workplace. Five Things a Data Scientist Can Do to Stay Current offers data scientists guidance for thriving in AI-driven enterprises.

Putting IP in the hands of AI


In Formula 1, no stone is left unturned when it comes to optimizing performance and gaining a competitive advantage. Real-time data from the car is continually analyzed and used to […]. News DarkTrace

Evaluating and Enforcing Least Privilege in Kubernetes with Aqua KSPM

Aqua Security

This blog was co-authored with Maor Goldberg, Founder & CEO at Apolicy. Overly permissive defaults associated with roles and K8s subjects, such as service accounts, add risks to the attack surface of Kubernetes.


Get Right Back On Track

It's totally okay that you spent, the weekend eating, drinking and making merry. That's what festivals are for. But don't undermine the power of jumping right back on track.


3 Ways to Support DevOps Teams in Remote Work

As we settle into remote work for the long haul, it’s crucial to consider how best to support DevOps teams.

Testing at Every Stage of Development

Up to 80% of new products fail. The reality is harsh and the reasons why are endless. Perhaps the new product couldn’t oust a customer favorite. Maybe it looked great but was too hard to use. Or, despite being a superior product, the go-to-market strategy failed. There’s always a risk when building a new product, but you can hedge your bets by understanding exactly what your customers' expectations truly are at every step of the development process.