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Save on Your AWS Bill: Tips to Optimize Your Cloud Costs

Mentormate

MentorMate has clients across a variety of industries with very specific technology needs. Our Cloud Center of Excellence, on its part, helps fintech, healthcare, and education companies — among others — achieve a well-architected environment. As specified in the AWS Well-Architected framework , there are five distinct pillars in this regard: Operational Excellence, Security, Reliability, Performance Efficiency, and Cost Optimization.

Branching Patterns: Hotfix Branch

Martin Fowler

Hotfix Branch: A branch to capture work to fix an urgent production defect. more…. skip-home-page

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Decoding NLP Attention Mechanisms to Understand Transformer Models

Dataiku

Arguably more famous today than Michael Bay’s Transformers (at least among the deep learning community), NLP transformer architecture and transformer-based models have been breaking all kinds of performance records across an array of NLP tasks. Scaling AI Featured

Resilience And Innovation: Lessons From Pandemic

CEO Insider

Leaders have a lot on their plates right now. Pandemic presents a multi-dimensional challenge: Public health, operational, and economic crises, all rolled into one. Wrestling this three-headed beast is the metaphorical equivalent of having to walk, chew gum, and juggle chainsaws at the same time. Adding complexity, each crisis demands short- and long-term strategic responses. […].

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!

10 Powerful Questions to Create Better Sprint Goals

Scrum.org

If you prefer to listen instead of read, you can also listen to this post on our podcast. Almost everybody sees the value of Sprint Goals. But most teams struggle with them nonetheless. Unfortunately, there is no silver bullet to creating good Sprint Goals. Sure, there are helpful canvasses and conceptual models out there, like this one and this one. But ultimately, creating Sprint Goals is a matter of asking powerful questions to your Product Owner and Development Team.

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Tips for Using Data to Drive Fundraising Strategies

TechSoup

According to a study conducted by Statista in the U.S. and Canada, "donor cultivation, acquisition, retention, and communications" is ranked the second biggest challenge faced by nonprofits, second only to concerns about staffing. Marketing and Communications Data Management Donor Management

Branching Patterns: Release Train

Martin Fowler

Release Train: Release on a set interval of time, like trains departing on a regular schedule. Developers choose which train to catch when they have completed their feature. more…. skip-home-page

Developing a Ride-Sharing App? Here are Some of the Most Essential Features

Xicom

Do you own a collection of taxicabs? Feeling the weight from taxi aggregators like Uber and ola? All things considered, the perfect method to keep up the significance of your image and remain above water is to construct an application that includes the experience offered by these taxi providers. Be that as it may, how might one copy the achievement that these on-request specialist co-ops have made?

Decoding the Self-Healing Kubernetes

DevOps.com

A business application that fails to operate 24/7 would be considered inefficient in the market. The idea is that applications run uninterrupted, irrespective of a technical glitch, feature update or a natural disaster. In today’s heterogeneous environment where infrastructure is intricately layered, a continuous workflow of application is possible via self-healing. Kubernetes, which is a […]. The post Decoding the Self-Healing Kubernetes appeared first on DevOps.com.

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.

Scrum Master or The Scrum Master

Scrum.org

Note - I have been running a series of webinars on this, and next is tomorrow at 7 pm Malaysia time. You can check here , and for further updates, you can join our meetup group. . . If you are new to Scrum Framework or would like to visit Scrum quickly, here is 3 minutes watch for you to get an idea about essential elements of Scrum. . . . Scrum Master's role is unique, and comparing with any traditional roles will limit our thinking and exploring a beautiful journey of servant leadership.

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Branching Patterns: Environment Branch

Martin Fowler

Environment Branch: Configure a product to run in a new environment by applying a source code commit. This pattern is a bad smell, only useful as a jerry-rigged mechanism for an application lacking that design, but then should be a high priority for removal with a sustainable alternative. more…. skip-home-page

Secure contact tracing needs more transparent development

The Parallax

Public-health officials have long relied on tracking infectious diseases as common as tuberculosis and as lethal as ebola as a way to stop their spread. But manual contact tracing requires boots on the ground — people to track down patients, interview them about where they’ve been and with whom they’ve met, then find those people and let them know that they’ve been in contact with someone who has tested positive.

What have we learned from recruiting and onboarding for agile teams?

Agile Alliance

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.

Project Manager vs Scrum Master - Stop Comparing

Scrum.org

Difference between project manager and scrum master. This is very popular comparison but why do we compare and what goes behind this comparison? These are 2 different roles originated from 2 different process frameworks. It is like goalkeeper in football vs full-back in Rugby. When goalkeepers change to Rugby and start mapping old role in new game, imagine what will happen? Goalkeeper will start playing football in Rugby. . .

Branching Patterns: Release-Ready Mainline

Martin Fowler

Release-Ready Mainline: Keep mainline sufficiently healthy that the head of mainline can always be put directly into production. The recent patterns I've published are useful, but keeping a release-ready mainline is often the simplest and best choice. more…. skip-home-page

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5 Can’t-Miss Virtual Events for the DevOps Community

OverOps

Network and collaborate with your fellow software development and delivery peers at one of these virtual events. The COVID-19 pandemic is changing a lot about how the software engineering community operates – including how we exchange ideas and best practices. If you were looking forward to a packed calendar of conferences and meetups this summer, have no fear! We’ve rounded up a quick list of some of the top online conferences we’re most looking forward to this summer.

Empowerment of Security Engineers through Security Chartering in Visma

Agile Alliance

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.

I Failed Again – I Talked About Why Agile But They Wanted “How To Scrum”

Scrum.org

I got the opportunity to share my knowledge on agile to the management team today in fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG). I thought it is about how an organization responds to change and wanted to understand what agile means. I tried to go a little deeper to help everyone understand: –. What is agile – I asked everyone what it means to them. Got responses like “being flexible,” “respond faster,” “move quickly,” and “adapt to change,”.

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Blockchain ‘has significant use cases for 5G’

CTOvision

Jiang Wei, the chairman of China Telecom Blockchain and Dig­i­tal Econ­omy Joint Lab­o­ra­tory, explained in an interview published on a Chinese news portal, Cebnet, that blockchain technology has significant use […].

State of the coding bootcamp market report 2020

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

In February 2020, Career Karma published a report on the state of the coding bootcamp market, which revealed a few interesting key findings. These helped shed some light on the current state of coding bootcamps—covering everything from the industry’s profitability to graduates’ employability. The extensive report is based on data from 105 bootcamps and 133,392 of their graduates. It should be noted that the report, however, excludes university bootcamp graduate statistics.

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Assessment Tricks and Traps

Agile Alliance

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How Embedding AI-Powered Analytics Can Give You a Competitive Advantage

Embedding dashboards and reports aren’t enough. Futureproof your application by offering instant, actionable insights that will give you and your customers a competitive advantage.

This is why your company doesn’t make real progress, although everyone works so hard.

Scrum.org

Treacherous bottlenecks can nullify all your hard work, no matter how industrious you are. So, have you ever wondered where “bottleneck” term comes from? Let’s try to understand it a bit better. Imagine you have a bottle of water and your goal is to empty it as quick as possible. Scenario 1: You overturn it, the water runs out by itself, and it’s done. However, you realise that the bottle neck (literally the narrower part of the bottle) limits the flow speed of the water. It makes you wonder….

Facebook fails to curb coronavirus misinformation

The Parallax

As Mark Zuckerberg this week detailed the results of the company’s latest Community Standards Enforcement Report , he also revealed that Facebook is being inundated with coronavirus misinformation and disinformation—and that the company has been struggling to stop it. Zuckerberg, who said he is proud of the work Facebook’s content moderation teams have done, also acknowledged that it’s not stopping enough Covid-19 misinformation.

HackerEarth Live Interview: Unveiling great feature enhancements

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Let’s consider the increasingly high demand for remote positions today, and the fact that location is no longer relevant when it comes to hiring candidates. However, just as managing a remote team is slightly different from managing an in-house team, hiring one has its unique challenges too. It’s no secret that HackerEarth has helped several organizations successfully hire top tech talent, with customer obsession at the center of it all. .

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DevOps Transformation at ABN AMRO Bank

Agile Alliance

Building Like Amazon

Speaker: Leo Zhadanovsky, Principal Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services

Amazon's journey to its current modern architecture and processes provides insights for all software development leaders. To get there, Amazon focused on decomposing for agility, making critical cultural and operational changes, and creating tools for software delivery. The result was enabling developers to rapidly release and iterate software while maintaining industry-leading standards on security, reliability, and performance. Whether you're developing for a small startup or a large corporation, learning the tools for CI/CD will make your good DevOps team great. We are excited to be joined by Leo Zhadanovsky, a Principal Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services.