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Making Scrum meetings more productive

Apiumhub

Introduction. In the list of activities in the Scrum software development life cycle ranked by their popularity amongst developers, “attending meetings” is perhaps locked in a perpetual battle only with “writing documentation” for the position of last place.

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No-Code Automated Software Solves a Host of Problems

DevOps.com

There’s a huge disconnect in corporate America, and it’s costing companies big time. The disconnect involves software testing, or, more precisely, the lack of it.

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The Surprising Benefits of Pair Programming for Software Teams

Scrum.org

. Several years ago, I was the Scrum Master for a team working on a technology product. Two of the team’s Developers told me they would like to try pair programming. . At the time, I had no idea what pair programming was.

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5 SOLID Principles for Your Code

Perficient Digital Transformation

The Solid principles are a set of guidelines for object-oriented programming that were first introduced by computer scientist Robert C. Martin.

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Fail Well, Pivot Fast: Product Experimentation for Continuous Discovery

Speaker: William Haas Evans - Principal Consultant, Head of Product Strategy & Design Practice, Kuroshio Consulting

This presentation will explore the basics of the scientific method and examine how proper experimental design, multiple hypothesis testing, cohort analysis, and split testing can effectively reduce batch size and lead to validated insights. You'll leave the webinar with a new understanding of how to experiment in a way that generates real insights, not just noise.

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How to Develop the Square Pegs on Your Team

Thought Leaders LLC

Square pegs are team members that require a lot of your time and energy, but they’re not yet delivering the results you expect. One of the biggest benefits of leading a square peg well is you get to feel the satisfaction of helping somebody else grow and develop. .

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Enterprise IT Predictions for 2023

TechBeacon

Sitting between what appears to be the tail end of a pandemic and the nose end of a recession, 2023 looks to be what the sports world would call a "rebuilding year" when it comes to tech infrastructure.

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Online Hackathon—Accelerate the Development of Low-Code Solutions

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

When a company allows writers to contribute guest blog posts, their goal is not just to get an in-depth researched article for free on their blog. They focus on: Getting backlinks. Encouraging writers to share their work. Result?

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How to Establish Trust and Connection With Coworkers in a Remote Team

Let's Grow Leaders

Get Proactive to Establish Trust and Connection with Your Remote Coworkers. I keep hearing from employees who joined their company or started with a new team during the pandemic. Many of these workers remain part of a remote team and have NEVER been in the SAME ROOM with their manager or co-workers.

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AppSec in the Cloud: What DevOps Teams Should Know

DevOps.com

Cloud application security refers to the measures and controls that are put in place to protect cloud-based applications and data from cyberthreats, unauthorized access and data breaches.

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Subsurface: The Ultimate Data Lakehouse Conference

Speaker: Panel Speakers

We’ve just opened registration for Subsurface LIVE 2023! Learn how to innovate with open source technologies such as Apache Arrow, Delta Lake, and more. Register now to secure your spot at Subsurface LIVE being held March 1-2, 2023.

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Why you need your user stories to fit into one sprint

Agile Alliance

Smaller stories help teams deliver more efficiently, more reliably, and more happily while simultaneously improving the experience for all stakeholders involved, including the end-user. . The post Why you need your user stories to fit into one sprint first appeared on Agile Alliance. Process

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Charles Babbage Biography – Father of Computer

The Crazy Programmer

Charles Babbage was a great Mathematician, Inventor, and Mechanical Engineer. He originated the big idea of a digital programmable computer. Charles is considered “The Father of Computer” Charles invented the first Mechanical computer. Early Life and Education.

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Ghosting at Work: Why it’s Terribly Destructive and What to Say Instead

Let's Grow Leaders

Ghosting May Feel Easy, But the Impact is Hard. It’s getting worse. This phenomenon of ghosting at work. What is Ghosting at Work? Ghosting at work is when you THINK you’re in an important conversation. And THEN, the other party completely disappears.

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A ChatGPT Job Interview for a Scrum Master Position

Scrum.org

TL; DR: A ChatGPT Job Interview for a Scrum Master Position. Can a large language model, not specializing in anything “agile,” pass a screening interview for a Scrum Master position? In this ChatGPT job interview, I put OpenAI’s latest generative AI to the test.

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Data Value Scorecard Report

This report examines the quantitative research of data leaders on data value and return on investment.

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Some activities for the Data Mesh Accelerate Workshop

Martin Fowler

Paulo Caroli and Steve Upton continue their article on. the Data Mesh Accelerate Workshop by describing some of the activities that we do during workshop: Kick Off, Data Mesh Four Principles, Data Mesh Nirvana, and 4 Key Metrics. more…. skip-home-page

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Why MLOps Hurts: 3 Pain Points for DevOps Teams

DevOps.com

Machine learning operations (MLOps) is a practice that aims to improve the collaboration and communication between data scientists and IT professionals in the development, deployment and maintenance of machine learning models.

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How to Be a Less Negative Leader

Let's Grow Leaders

Have you ever heard that you’re negative, or have you worked with someone who you thought was too negative? When your team thinks of you as a negative person, you’re less likely to be invited to conversations where you would have valuable contributions to make.

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7 tips for setting more effective goals

Scrum.org

Goal setting is an essential tool supporting agility in complex environments. Various A-B-C formulas lead us to believe it’s a straightforward process, but setting and using goals effectively is challenging.

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TCO Considerations of Using a Cloud Data Warehouse for BI and Analytics

Enterprises poured $73 billion into data management software in 2020 – but are seeing very little return on their data investments. 22% of data leaders surveyed have fully realized ROI in the past two years, with 56% having no consistent way of measuring it.

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50 CISOs to watch

Lacework

The role of CISO is one of the most important in any organization, and one that holds some of the most significant responsibilities: keeping people and sensitive data safe and secure.

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Will ChatGPT Replace Developers?

DevOps.com

AI is buzzing again thanks to the recent release of ChatGPT, a natural language chatbot that people are using to write emails, poems, song lyrics and college essays. Early adopters have even used it to write Python code, as well as to reverse engineer shellcode and rewrite it in C.

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Customizing HTML Form Validation

David Walsh

Form validation has always been my least favorite part of web development. You need to duplicate validation on both client and server sides, handle loads of events, and worry about form element styling.

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[VLOG] How To Stop Wasting Your Agile "Transformation" Budget

Scrum.org

Are you sick and tired of wasting your precious Agile "Transformation" budget? What questions could you explore as you send out RFP's, RFQ's, interview partners and write SOW's?

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12 Considerations When Evaluating Data Lake Engine Vendors for Analytics and BI

Businesses today compete on their ability to turn big data into essential business insights. Modern enterprises leverage cloud data lakes as the platform used to store data. 57% of the enterprises currently using a data lake cite improved business agility as a benefit.

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Your 2023 Email Outreach Checklist

TechSoup

The new year is a perfect time to reexamine and refine your email outreach efforts. Not sure where to begin? Here are some areas to focus on in 2023 and beyond. Marketing and Communications

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FAA Ground Stop due to Technical Debt? | Don’t Do DIY Crypto!

DevOps.com

In this week’s #TheLongView: The FAA’s NOTAM database gets corrupted, and Threema shows why DIY encryption is bad. The post FAA Ground Stop due to Technical Debt? | Don’t Do DIY Crypto! appeared first on DevOps.com.

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Remaining activities for the Data Mesh Accelerate Workshop

Martin Fowler

Paulo Caroli and Steve Upton complete their description of the Data Mesh Accelerate Workshop by explaining the rest of the workshop's activities: Objectives and Key Results, Explore the Use Cases, and Discovering Data Products. more… skip-home-page

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Story Points are not the Problem, Velocity is

Scrum.org

Story points are fine for collaboration and revealing assumptions. Story pointing and planning poker together will encourage even more conversations around product backlog items (PBIs). The problem with story points happens when they are used for predicting (estimating) schedules, as in velocity.

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Checklist Report: Preparing for the Next-Generation Cloud Data Architecture

Data architectures have evolved dramatically. It is time to reconsider the fundamental ways that information is accumulated, managed, and then provisioned to the different downstream data consumers.

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The Eisenhower Quadrants of Productivity

Perficient Digital Transformation

I’ve been using the Eisenhower Quadrants of Productivity with my teams for many years now. You may also hear it called the “Eisenhower Decision Matrix” or the “Eisenhower Box”. It is a method that helps people understand the differences between “urgent” and “important” tasks.

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Devs Increasingly Rely on IaC to Manage Multiple Clouds

DevOps.com

A survey of more than 300 DevOps professionals conducted by Firefly, a provider of a platform for automating cloud provisioning, found that more than a third of organizations (36%) have allocated the equivalent of two or more full-time engineers per month to writing infrastructure-as-code (IaC) templates.

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Microsoft’s January 2023 Patch Tuesday Addresses 98 CVEs (CVE-2023-21674)

Tenable

Microsoft’s January 2023 Patch Tuesday Addresses 98 CVEs (CVE-2023-21674) Microsoft addresses 98 CVEs including a zero-day vulnerability that was exploited in the wild. 11 Critical. 87 Important. 0 Moderate. 0 Low.

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