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Branching Patterns: Integration Frequency

Martin Fowler

Integration Frequency has a huge impact upon a team's workflow. Higher frequency integration reduces the problems of complex merges, makes refactoring easier, and generally improves the communication and cohesiveness of a team. more…. skip-home-page


Is it professional to finish the Sprint at 9pm?

10' reading time . TL; DR. Sometimes, some actions seem good in the short term, but in reality mask serious dysfunctions. Working overtime in stressful situations is not a viable long-term remedy and should not be seen as a professional solution, but as a warning signal to be heard courageously.


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Who Should Manage App Development Costs?


We speak to enterprises large and small about cloud cost optimization, and one of the more dominant themes we have been hearing lately is: who should manage app development costs? Cloud Operations teams (ITOps, DevOps, FinOps, Cloud Center of Excellence , etc.)

When and When Not to Use Deep Learning


Deep learning is all the rage today, as major breakthroughs in the field of artificial neural networks in the past few years have driven companies across industries to implement deep learning solutions as part of their AI strategy.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

How the Pluralsight community is skilling up during COVID-19


Here are ten of our favorite ways people have been using Pluralsight to stay home and skill up during Free April


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Integrate Google Lighthouse into your CICD pipeline


Do you want to increase the quality and most likely the conversion rate of your web pages? In this blog post, I provide the steps on how to integrate Google Lighthouse into a CICD pipeline. Read on. When you develop a web application performance and accessibility are key requirements.

COVID19 and Scrum - a fresh perspective on uncertainty, complexity, empiricism and flow and what to do about it.

The COVID19 pandemic gives us plenty of opportunities to think about uncertainty, complexity, and how to deal with those using Empiricism.


Coronavirus Impact: Enterprises Must Focus on What Works

As the economic slowdown continues, CIOs, CFOs and enterprise technology teams continue to grapple with frozen budgets and how their enterprise will keep their operations functioning as they attempt to move forward with crucial digital transformation efforts, and possibly shelve those initiatives deemed less critical.

Branching Patterns: Continuous Integration

Martin Fowler

Continuous Integration: Developers do mainline integration as soon as they have a healthy commit they can share, usually less than a day's work. more…. skip-home-page

Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

20.5 Years of XP and Agile

Henrik Warne

In the fall of 1999 I got the biggest productivity boost of my entire career as a software developer.

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Can we have more than one Product Owner?

One of the questions about Scrum I’m often asked is, “Can we have more than one Product Owner per product?” In fact, one of the few Scrum rules about the Product Owner role is, “The Product Owner is one person, not a committee.” (The The Scrum Guide).


Agile Alliance Conference Updates

Agile Alliance

What happens when you can’t hold a physical conference event? Conference organizers put in incredible amounts of work to invite speakers, review submissions, shape a program, and mold the experience-to-be for attendees.

Branching Pattern: Feature Branching

Martin Fowler

Put all work for a feature on its own branch, integrate into mainline when the feature is complete. more…. skip-home-page


5 Signs It's Time to Replace Your Homegrown Analytics

If you built your analytics in house, chances are your basic features are no longer enough for your end users. Is it time to move on to a more robust analytics solution with more advanced capabilities? Follow this free guide for tips on making the build to buy transition.

Phishers target oil and gas industry amid Covid-19 downturn

The Parallax

The oil-and-gas industry has been taking a beating as severe as any other hit hard by the Covid-19 shutdown. Tanker ships loaded with crude idle in the ocean , traders struggle to store what has already been pumped , and prices per barrel have plummeted into negative sums.

Remote Agile (Part 7): Sprint Review with Distributed Teams

TL; DR: A Remote Sprint Review with a Distributed Team. We started this series on remote agile with looking into practices and tools; we explored virtual Liberating Structures, and how to master Zoom.

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How to implement Testing and Agile in a company

Agile Alliance

Process webcast webinar

Bliki: KeystoneInterface

Martin Fowler

Software development teams find life can be much easier if they integrate their work as often as they can. They also find it valuable to release frequently into production. But teams don't want to expose half-developed features to their users.

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.

OverOps Partners with CloudBees to Power the Continuous Economy


OverOps has joined the CloudBees’ Technical Alliance Partner Program (TAPP) to help the global CloudBees and Jenkins communities deliver on the promise of speed and reliability.

Agile vs. Scrum

. Have you always wondered about the difference between agile and Scrum? You’re not alone, these words are commonly interchanged for one another but they are not the same thing at all.


Ingeniería de Software en tiempos de DevOps

Agile Alliance

Esta semana tuve el gran placer de entrevistar a Nico Paez quien es un profesor universitario, consultor y mentor técnico en DevOps. Nico es argentino y estuvo entre el grupo de pioneros que inició el movimiento Agil en su país hace ya más de una década.

Challenges and Obstacles to Application of GDPR to Big Data


3 Challenges of Building Complex Dashboards with Open Source Components

Speaker: Ryan MacCarrigan, Founding Principal, LeanStudio

Many product teams use charting components and open source code libraries to get dashboards and reporting functionality quickly. But what happens when you have a growing user base and additional feature requests? Watch this webinar with Ryan MacCarrigan, Founding Principal of Lean Studio, to learn about key considerations for launching your next analytics project.

How ACG and LA Built the Future of Cloud Training

Linux Academy

On July 11th, 2019 I found myself in New York City with about 10,000 other cloud enthusiasts. This was my first big cloud conference with Linux Academy and it was overwhelming, to say the least.

Examples Of Real Sprint Goals: And the reasoning and considerations that shaped them

Although most people see the value of Sprint Goals, how to create them is a huge source of confusion and frustration. Is the Spring Goal there before the Sprint Backlog? How do you create a Sprint Goal out of the unrelated set of items at the top of your Product Backlog?

Transformando la Cultura Organizacional

Agile Alliance

Tuve el placer de entrevistar a Ingrid Astiz, quien es una de la pioneras que se sumó a la fundación de la comunidad Agil en 2009 en su natal Argentina.

How the Pandemic Is Pushing Blockchain Forward


Read why Remko van Hoek and Mary Lacity say that CoronaVirus pandemic is actually helping in adapting blockchain technology on Harvard Business Review : Because blockchain technologies are uniquely suited to verifying, securing and sharing data, they’re ideal for managing multi-party, inter-organizational, and cross-border transactions.

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.