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Multi-single-tenant architectures in cloud

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Automated pet herding for fun and profit. It’s 2020. Cloud is king. Everything’s web-scale. You want to architect and build a massive platform to provide services for hundreds if not millions of users. Maybe you already have one, and want to understand or manage it better. Where do you start?

The 3 Myths of Observability

The New Stack

We all have our favorite urban legends. From cow tipping to chupacabras, these myths persist despite a lack of definitive proof (and often evidence to the contrary). Technology isn’t immune to this phenomenon.

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How much autonomy should teams get from their agile leader?

Scrum.org

The agile movement really has changed the way we lead our people. Giving them more freedom and autonomy to do their job often improves the quality, productivity ánd happiness of the people.

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The Role of Developers in Digital Transformation

DevOps.com

Developers are an integral part of digital transformation. They architect the modular systems that overcome legacy and build the applications and solutions that allow firms to deliver products and services in new and innovative ways.

Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life with Nir Eyal

Speaker: Nir Eyal

Ever get the feeling the world is full of too many distractions? Research shows the ability to stay focused is a competitive advantage, in work and in life. However, in an age of ever-increasing demands on our attention how do we stay productive and stay sane? In this webinar, Nir provides research-backed, practical advice, and memorable strategies for managing distraction and our time. Nir Eyal shares findings of his five years of research into how to master what he calls, "the skill of the century," the power to be "Indistractable."

The Spotify “Model”: Don’t Simply Copy-Paste

SolutionsIQ

In 2014 Frederick Kniburg posted an article describing how a small music player company in Sweden organized some of their development teams. It’s a nice article describing how Spotify was organizing at the time. The names Spotify came up with for the various dimensions of the organizational structure are cute – “Tribes,” “Guilds,” “Chapters.”

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What I Believe About Leadership

Nathan Magnuson

Several years ago I interviewed with a large leadership development consulting firm. Things were going as expected until the office president threw me a curve ball by asking for my point-of-view on leadership. I was stumped.

Planning an Adoption With Scrum Patterns

Scrum.org

How to start an Agile transformation? What are the initial steps? In this article I explain how transformations could be planned using Scrum Patterns and systems thinking. Study Organizational Context.

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A Brief History of Containers: From the 1970s to 2019

Aqua Security

When we first published this blog post in 2017, the technology landscape for containers was quite different than it is today. Over the past two years, we have seen significant changes take place that affected, and continue to affect how Containers are adopted.

Three Trends in Cloud Computing to Expect in 2020

Cloudera Engineering

A new year is upon us and that means it’s time to look ahead to what’s coming next. In cloud computing, organizations are going to be making adjustments in 2020 – to accommodate overstrained budgets, new regulations, and shifting technologies.

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BI Buyers Guide: Embedding Analytics in Your Software

The business intelligence market has exploded. And as the number of vendors grows, it gets harder to make sense of it all. Learn how to decide what features you need and get an evaluation framework for every technical and non-technical requirement you could imagine.

DevOps Versus ITIL: How to Win the Battle Over Change Management

DevOps.com

Ever since DevOps came on the scene a decade ago, ITIL has been under siege.

How to select Scrum Patterns

Scrum.org

In my earlier article , I explained what Scrum Patterns are and why they could be useful for you in your transformation. In this blog, I discuss how to select and use the Scrum Patterns from the Pattern Languages. Scrum Pattern Languages.

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How to Improve Your Nonprofit's Digital Content in 2020

TechSoup

Think about how the world online encounters your nonprofit. Do you have a website? Does your website have a blog? Are you active on social media? Do you make videos? Do you fundraise online? Your digital presence is defined by factors like these.

CVE-2019-19781: Exploit Scripts for Remote Code Execution Vulnerability in Citrix ADC and Gateway Available

Tenable

Attackers are actively probing for vulnerable Citrix Application Delivery Controller (ADC) and Gateway hosts, while multiple proof-of-concept scripts are released, emphasizing the importance of mitigating this flaw immediately. Background.

Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

How to Combine DevOps and Agile

DevOps.com

In recent years, application development and deployment have become an increasingly critical part of business operations. Because of this, various entities have sought to optimize their product development process.

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What Really Causes Technical Debt?

Scrum.org

Advances in Technology, Maintenance & Updates are not Technical Debt. Although I am going to use the term technical debt in this discussion.

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Software Developers Need Soft Skills Too – and Meetups Are Here to Help

UruIT

Why software developers should get involved in communities like meetups in order to enhance their soft skills. Being part of a software company these days shouldn’t be seen as just a job. It’s rather an experience that adds value to what we do as professionals and to who we are as people.

Best Project Management Tools: Comparing Trello, Basecamp, Jira, Smartsheet, MS Project, and More

Altexsoft

A project is a set of interdependent tasks that a group of people must complete in a certain amount of time to achieve its main goal – develop a product or implement a program. . Multiple teams involved in a project do their part of the work.

2019 State of Engineering Performance Management Report

More than 100 software leaders were asked how they manage and measure engineering performance. How do the findings stack up to your own experience? The report includes the top engineering challenges and the most used performance metrics.

Value Stream

DevOps.com

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Create A More Engaging Sprint Review With This String Of Liberating Structures

Scrum.org

Do you frequently find yourself in Sprint Reviews that only consist of a PowerPoint presentation? Or entirely without users, customers and other stakeholders present?

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Y-Ok

The Daily WTF

Twenty years out, people have a hard time remembering that Y2K was an actual thing, an actual problem, and it was only solved because people recognized the danger well ahead of time, and invested time and effort into mitigating the worst of it.

Data Science Fails: The Transparency Sweet Spot

DataRobot

Does your organization apply appropriate human resources governance when hiring staff? Large enterprises tend to follow the same basic processes for hiring human staff.

Beyond the Findings: The Case for UX Research in Digital Transformation

Speaker: Marina Foglietta-Tereo, Head of UX Research, AXA Insurance

People often think of UX research as a tactical approach to improve the usability or visual appeal of a digital product. While good research will certainly validate an existing design, using it for validation alone would be like using your iPhone solely to tell time! Join Marina Foglietta-Tereo, Head of UX Research at AXA Insurance, as she explores the unrecognized organizational, cultural, and strategic benefits of an in-house, central and mature UXR team.

Is COBOL Here to Stay? Five Signs IT is Ready to Modernize

DevOps.com

With increased demands and challenges around compliance and regulations, plus growing expectations for IT to provide more value-added services, companies are looking for more flexible and collaborative options.

There is no "Done" in Agile Transformations

Scrum.org

Bob and Carl Ferro are the proud owners of Nick’s Bar and Grill in Hollywood Beach since 1980 and this place is an institution in this South Florida beach town to say the least. A low-key place, famous for its lobster, clams and chowder dishes. Easy beach living, flip flops year-round mixed with seafood, drinks and entertainment. You get the picture, a perfect combination. From a tourist perspective read more about Nick’s here.

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Linux Creator Linus Torvalds Disavows the ZFS Filesystem

The New Stack

Linux creator and principal developer Linus Torvalds has come out against the ZFS filesystem. The timing of this cannot be ignored, as only recently ZFS has found its first official implementation within a major distribution release.

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Ancient Android bug returns to bite you in the apps

TechBeacon

A two-year-old Linux kernel vulnerability , which Android only patched in October, has been exploited for about 10 months. To make matters worse, the exploits were in Play Store apps. Security, Application Security, Security Blogwatch, Mobile, App Dev, Android

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The Essential Guide to Building Analytic Applications

Embedding dashboards, reports, and analytics in an existing application presents some unique opportunities—and poses unique challenges—to software teams. Download this eBook to hear 16 product experts share insights on business intelligence, UI/UX, security, and everything that goes into building a successful application with analytics at its core.