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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?

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

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.

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.

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


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.

What Really Causes Technical Debt?

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


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.

Unleashing Social Super Powers – Can I train my brain to be better at using System 2?


Let me start with a short recap of my previous post. The reason we got to this point. I talked about the difference between being a true expert and relying on expert intuition.

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.

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


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.

Getting a New Scrum Team Started (Part 1 of 2)

The Scrum Guide provides no reference or guidance on how to get started with Scrum. That's because Scrum is a lightweight, minimal framework to encourage self-organization. I have heard it stated that Scrum is intentionally incomplete.


Using AI in Software Testing | iTexico


Software testing is a costly and lengthy process. Learn how as software becomes more complex the rise of AI and Machine Learning can simplify the process. The human brain is the greatest, most complex machine that the world has ever produced.

Data Science Fails: The Transparency Sweet Spot


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

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.

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


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.

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

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


How to Improve Your Nonprofit's Digital Content in 2020


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.

When the Job Outgrows Your Employee

Let's Grow Leaders

You’ve got an employee who does great work, but their role is changing. It will ask for new and different skills from them. You’re not sure they’ll be able to succeed. You’re a caring, compassionate leader who’s also committed to achieving […].

More Effective Agile Leadership

Speaker: Steve McConnell, CEO, Construx Software

In this talk, Steve McConnell, CEO of Construx Software, distills hundreds of companies’-worth of real-world experience into the proven Agile leadership practices that work best. Steve will seamlessly thread together traditional approaches, early Agile approaches, modern Agile approaches, and the principles and context that underlie them all—creating an invaluable resource for Agile leaders, their teams, and their organizations.

Top 25 Web Development Companies In Dubai UAE


Did you ever ask any experienced business owner how was their experience with a web development company for their website development? You are probably to get an angry look or a revert like “Which version”?

How to select Scrum Patterns

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.


Collaboration and Notqmail with Amitai Schleier

Marcus Blankenship - Podcasts

Episode 35. On this episode of Programming Leadership, Marcus and his guest, Amitai Schleier, discuss a new project Amitai is working on regarding reviving an old, but useful, open-source program called qmail.

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

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.

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.

A thought on Relational Onboarding

Marcus Blankenship - Daily Writing

Okay, so you know I started a new job. Can I use that as an excuse not to have worked on the book much? Hmmm… as I write this, the word ‘excuse’ stands out. I think I have my answer. Thankfully, I get another try next week. And you do too.

Planning an Adoption With Scrum Patterns

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.


Error'd: Are You Old Enough to Know Better?

The Daily WTF

"I guess my kid cousins won't be putting these together for a while," Travis writes. . Noah writes, "Who doesn't want a little error in their coffee first thing in the morning?" " . "It

Value Stream

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Architect Your Organization for Effectiveness, Productivity, and Joy

Speaker: Ron Lichty, Consultant: Interim VP Engineering, Ron Lichty Consulting, Inc.

As a senior software leader, you likely spend more time working on the architecture of your systems than the architecture of your organization. Yet, structuring our teams and organizations is a critical factor for success. In fact, the impact of software architecture parallels the impact of organizational structure. We are excited to welcome Ron Lichty, co-author of a seminal book on managing software teams and a well-known speaker, he’ll speak to organizing for effectiveness, productivity and joy.

How Hotels Can Improve Customer Satisfaction With Text Messaging


Hotel managers and hospitality workers know there’s more to running a successful business than simply providing comfortable beds, flat-screen TVs and hot coffee in the morning. Today’s travelers are savvier than ever, and they know that hotels are competing for their business.

There is no "Done" in Agile Transformations

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


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.