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Burnout at work: what to do about it


If you feel like your brain is constantly on fire with thoughts about work and you’re beginning to suspect there’s a better way to live, then I guess this article is for you! It’s normal to feel stressed at work from time to time.

Your Request to Improve is Denied!

Agile Alliance

Your Request to Improve is Denied! A few weeks back I was at the Agile Testing Days conference in Germany, and I had a great conversation with one of the attendees about what they learned.

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Decoding the Modern Enterprise Software Spaghetti

Modern enterprise software architecture is growing increasingly complex. Organizations are jumping on the digital transformation bandwagon in growing numbers. They are striving to become more agile and continuously deliver new code, whether on-premises or to support cloud migration efforts.

Regain focus on strategic software delivery


When leading an IT department you are faced with numerous challenges across the board. Whilst attracting and retaining IT talent is one of the biggest challenge, it is often paired with the challenge of understanding and displaying the value of the IT department towards the organisation.

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.

DoD EvoCycle 2.0 - A Simple Technique to Effectively Manage your Definition of "Done"

A couple of month ago I wrote a small blog about the DoD EvoCycle. A simple technique that I use to help the Development Team take ownership in managing their Defnition of Done. As time passes I've mondified the DoD EvoCycle to make it simplier and more intuitive.


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Why I Am Thankful for DevOps

Dzone - DevOps

Here are some reasons to be grateful for DevOps. In the United States, the end of the month of November is when time is taken to perform a retrospective-like event called Thanksgiving.

6 things business owners should do before interviewing potential employees

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Taking a small business from a startup to a success story is a challenging difficult task. To turn your dream of becoming a successful business owner into reality, you must hire the right employees.

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21 Sprint Retrospective Anti-Patterns

TL; DR: Sprint Retrospective Anti-Patterns. What event could better embody Scrum’s principle of empiricism than the Sprint Retrospective?


Many CIOs Left Out in the Cold, Survey Finds

While many enterprises realize that the very success of their business depends upon how well they invest and execute in their technology deployments, a full quarter of CIOs don’t have direct access to their company’s board of directors.

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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.

What’s New in Modern Data Warehousing for 2020?

Cloudera Engineering

Over several decades we have been using data warehouses to help us gain a better understanding of our business. We started with just trying to capture the essential data, centralizing and managing everything with governance, security, integrity and more.

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How to Build a Better Boss

Let's Grow Leaders

A better boss starts with a good relationship and great performance A listener to a recent episode of my Leadership without Losing Your Soul podcast asked a question about how she could tell her leader about the content she’d learned. Her heart […].

Agile Transformation with Liberating Structures

Liberating Structures are a very popular toolkit for Scrum Masters these days. Conferences, trainings and meetings make heavy use of them. Of course Liberating Structures also find their way into the Scrum events, for very good reasons.

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DevSecOps Adoption and the Web Security Myth

As DevOps practices have become widespread in the tech community, many people have begun proclaiming the virtues of DevSecOps. As the name implies, DevSecOps is the addition of security into DevOps.

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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.

How to Make User Interfaces, Pipelines and Jenkins X an Easier Fit

The New Stack

CloudBees sponsored this podcast. The idea is to empower all DevOps’ stakeholders with better access to continuous integration (CI)/continuous delivery (CD) pipelines.

Finding Your Balance with Camille Fournier

Marcus Blankenship - Podcasts

Episode 31. ?In In this episode of Programming Leadership, Marcus and his guest, Camille Fournier discuss some points from her book, The Manager’s Path. They discuss the importance of time management and how to effectively manage employee turnover in a leadership role. Show Notes.

The Sprint Goal takes center stage

Originally posted on [link]. About 10 years ago I became part of a Scrum Team. It was my very first experience with Scrum. During these first few months I never heard anyone mention "Sprint Goal". I didn't even know it was something that existed.


Untapping the Potential of DevOps, Part 1: Why Is It so Critical Today?

Apps are making the world a simpler, faster place. Mortgages can be verified in minutes. Food shows up at doorsteps with a few clicks. A safe ride is just a pin-drop away. For consumers, having a smooth, flawless and enjoyable app experience is the status quo.

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.

Can Kubernetes Orchestrate the Infrastructure?

The New Stack

Portworx sponsored this post. Is it possible that managing stateful applications on Kubernetes will become easier than handling the stateless apps containers were originally designed for? Murli Thirumale , CEO of Portworx , said that’s what customers are telling him.

The ABC of DevOps Implementation With Containerization and Docker

Dzone - DevOps

DevOps and Docker from A to Z. DevOps is all the rage in the IT industry.

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[VLOG] Coaching in Scrum

Hello awesome people. How was your week so far? I hope you are having an awesome week. In this vlog, I will be sharing a light introduction about coaching mainly within the context of Scrum framework. As Scrum is becoming mainstream, so does the role of Scrum Master.

DevOps: Get the Basics Right to Avoid Costly Mistakes

It is a truth of both agile and DevOps that speed is of the essence. This is a relative statement—some apps/portfolios/orgs envision speed completely differently than others—but if you are releasing more frequently than you were in the past, thanks to DevOps, that’s kind of the point.

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.

How to Setup InfluxDB, Telegraf and Grafana on Docker: Part 2

The New Stack

InfluxData sponsored this post. In Part 1 of this tutorial series, we covered the steps to install InfluxDB 1.7 on Docker for Linux instances. We describe in Part 2 how to install the Telegraf plugin as a data-collection interface with InfluxDB 1.7 and Docker. Installing Telegraf on Docker.

Microsoft Edge browser gobbles up Google's privacy-fail cookies


The new Edge browser from Microsoft now shares the same open-source rendering engine as Google Chrome. However, it doesn’t share la GOOG’s affinity for tracking cookies. It seems privacy is the new sweet treat. Security, Data Security, Security Blogwatch, Computer Privacy

The Clerk (A Misunderstood Product Owner Stance)

What is a Clerk? The Clerk is your personal waiter for all your user story serving. Gathering all the wishes, user stories and demands is what The Clerk does. (S)he


Optimizing AWS Performance Over the Long Term

Ask most folks how to optimize performance on AWS, and they’ll talk about things such as autoscaling and rightsizing. Those tools are certainly part of an effective AWS performance optimization strategy.

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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 to Install Jenkins X on an Existing Kubernetes Cluster

The New Stack

First released in 2018, Jenkins X was created by James Strachan , creator of the Apache Groovy language. Currently managed by CloudBees, the purpose of this tool is to be a cloud-native, Kubernetes application to support CI/CD and simplify Kubernetes deployments.

Cloud-native DevOps gets real with new tools


DevOps practitioners take heed: Cloud-native computing will be the overarching trend for enterprise application development in the 2020s. Enterprise IT, Cloud, Cloud Operations (CloudOps), DevOps Transformation, Cloud Computing, Hybrid Cloud, Hybrid IT

Call to action!

Original article in French here ??. How the information radiator can help the call to action? How to make decisions based on explicit indicators? CONTEXT. . The Development Team scrupulously followed the "suggestions" of the Scrum Master.