2020

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A Guide to Threat Modelling for Developers

Martin Fowler

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360 Customer View: DataOps for Marketing Success - A Zaloni Resource

CTO Universe Submitted Awards Articles

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What Employees are Yearning For in Remote One-on-Ones

Let's Grow Leaders

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Patterns of Distributed Systems

Martin Fowler

Over the last few months, my colleague Unmesh Joshi has been running workshops to teach developers about distributed systems design. In this work he's been delving into many open-source distributed systems and identifying patterns. As he writes them up, he's publishing the patterns on my site. Today he's publishing an initial narrative article that ties the first batch of patterns together, and two of these patterns: Heartbeat and Generation Clock.

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Guide to Business Writing

Everything you need to know about better business writing in one place. This is a complete guide to business writing — from a clear business writing definition to tips on how to hone your business writing skills.

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Squire, a barbershop tech startup, triples its valuation to $250M in latest round

TechCrunch

Squire , a startup that sells software to barbershops, has raised $59 million in a round led by Iconiq Capital. The raise is $45 million in equity capital, and $15 million in debt financing. The round comes just months after Squire closed its $34 million Series B, led by CRV. With the new financing, Squire has nearly tripled its valuation, up from $85 million in June to $250 million today.

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The Trifecta of Innovative Project Portfolio Management

Planbox

This article received the 2020 Business Innovation Brief Most Valuable Post Award in the Innovation Strategies category. Would you like fries with that? You were probably asked this question at some point or another while ordering a hamburger—and for good reason, too. After all, what goes better with a mouthwatering burger than some golden-crispy french fries?

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Running KIND Inside A Kubernetes Cluster For Continuous Integration

d2iq

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12 Days of Apache Kafka

Confluent

Before you say it: Yes, we are right now three days past Christmas, but technically the 12 days of Christmas refer to the days between Christmas and Epiphany, which is—I […].

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DevSecOps: Bringing Compliance to DevOps

DevOps.com

In today’s fast-paced business environment, the division of DevOps and SecOps must be bridged to create DevSecOps Now that the “X-as-a-service” model has taken hold, enterprise infrastructure, integration and solution delivery has accelerated rapidly. Waterfall methodology has given way to the Agile framework of rapid, continuous development and delivery.

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Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI

“Reimagined: Building Products with Generative AI” is an extensive guide for integrating generative AI into product strategy and careers featuring over 150 real-world examples, 30 case studies, and 20+ frameworks, and endorsed by over 20 leading AI and product executives, inventors, entrepreneurs, and researchers.

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AI gives SOCs analytical prowess: 3 ways it can boost your resilience

TechBeacon

As IT environments become more dynamic, hybrid, and complex, it’s becoming increasingly difficult for security operations center (SOC) teams to quickly detect and address critical threats with traditional tools.

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WebAssembly/Rust Tutorial: Pitch-perfect Audio Processing

Toptal

WebAssembly gives near-native performance to web apps and allows languages other than JavaScript—plus their libraries—to be used on the web. This tutorial leverages Rust and the Web Audio API to make a basic guitar tuner app that runs at 60 FPS, even on mobile.

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Use a Submit Button Outside of a Form!

David Walsh

Have you ever felt like you’ve been a professional developer or designer forever, and somehow not known something basic, and borderline hate yourself? That’s me with a trick that was introduced to me by Miguel Piedrafita: You can submit forms from a button outside of the form tag by using the form attribute pic.twitter.com/72pjoWu5Ll — Miguel Piedrafita (@m1guelpf) November 22, 2020.

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How To Lead In The Midst Of Urgent, Rapid Change And Strain

Let's Grow Leaders

Lead through rapid change with calm clarity When he started work that week, “Aaron” didn’t know that he’d be asked to guide his team through a coronavirus response, but within just a few days the situation was urgent. Major clients were making […]. The post How To Lead In The Midst Of Urgent, Rapid Change And Strain appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

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Entity Resolution Checklist: What to Consider When Evaluating Options

Are you trying to decide which entity resolution capabilities you need? It can be confusing to determine which features are most important for your project. And sometimes key features are overlooked. Get the Entity Resolution Evaluation Checklist to make sure you’ve thought of everything to make your project a success! The list was created by Senzing’s team of leading entity resolution experts, based on their real-world experience.

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Patterns of Distributed Systems

Martin Fowler

Over the last few months, my colleague Unmesh Joshi has been running workshops to teach developers about distributed systems design. In this work he's been delving into many open-source distributed systems and identifying patterns. As he writes them up, he's publishing the patterns on my site. Today he's publishing an initial narrative article that ties the first batch of patterns together, and two of these patterns: Heartbeat and Generation Clock.

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Construction tech startups are poised to shake up a $1.3-trillion-dollar industry

TechCrunch

Allison Xu. Contributor. Share on Twitter. Allison Xu is an investor at Bain Capital Ventures, where she focuses on investments in the fintech and property tech sectors. In the wake of COVID-19 this spring, construction sites across the nation emptied out alongside neighboring restaurants, retail stores, offices and other commercial establishments. Debates ensued over whether the construction industry’s seven million employees should be considered “essential,” while regulations continued to shif

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Why AI as a service is poised to take off

CIO

Remember when software as a service (SaaS) was the future of computing?

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DB2 Mainframe Catastrophe Diverted with Open System Migration

Datavail

This year offers corporate leaders all kinds of ‘teachable moments,’ but perhaps the lesson with the highest value is: ‘ always alert to evolving data and database management considerations.’ Datavail has extensive experience assisting its customers in managing database challenges over the years and now posed by 2020. An emergency project reflects how its expertise helped one customer avoid a digital catastrophe by facing downing a potentially fatal peril triggered by an

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today’s data-driven applications – not for your end users, your development team, or your business. That’s what drove the five companies in this e-book to change their approach to analytics. Download this e-book to learn about the unique problems each company faced and how they achieved huge returns beyond expectation by embedding analytics into applications.

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D2iQ Takes the Next Step Forward

d2iq

When I co-founded D2iQ more than seven years ago, only a handful of the world’s leading organizations were beginning to embark on their cloud native journeys. We empowered many of these brands with our DC/OS offerings and support, enabling them to scale deployments in production environments and become truly cloud-driven organizations. Over the past year and a half our focus has been providing our customers with a path that enables Kubernetes adoption that meets the demanding needs of the enterp

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Top 5 Things Every Kafka Developer Should Know

Confluent

Apache Kafka® is an event streaming platform used by more than 30% of the Fortune 500 today. There are numerous features of Kafka that make it the de-facto standard for […].

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5 Reasons Why DevOps Needs AI

DevOps.com

AI and DevOps together make a powerful combination of efficiency and intelligence Supervising and managing a DevOps environment can be complex. The proliferation of data has made it challenging for DevOps teams to effectively absorb and implement information to evaluate and tackle customer issues. Imagine a team navigating through data in exabytes to search for […].

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The future of DevOps: 21 predictions for 2021

TechBeacon

Now that DevOps has entered its second decade, the focus has expanded beyond product delivery. It's no longer just about dev and ops, but about removing the constraints between the business and its customers, with a focus on delivering not just new features and products, but also value.

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Revolutionizing Contact Centers: Next-Gen Tech for Enhanced CX

Speaker: Liran Meir Frenkel, Performance Management and RPA Sr Product Marketing Manager at NICE; Harpreet Makan, Practice Director at Everest Group; & Santhosh Kumar, Practice Director at Everest Group

As contact centers navigate the challenges of delivering excellence within budget constraints and adapting to evolving employee expectations, optimizing agent tasks becomes crucial. Discover a holistic approach across three pillars - people, process, and technology - that is essential to excel in this dynamic landscape, and explore how next-gen technologies such as generative AI, performance analytics, and process intelligence play a pivotal role in transforming contact centers into advanced CX

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Scrum Guide Release 2020 – Scrum Guide Celebrates 25

scruminc

The. 2020 Scrum Guide Launch. Celebrating 25 Years of Scrum. Join Dr. Jeff Sutherland and Ken Schwaber for a live event featuring the release of the updated Scrum Guide and celebrating 25 years of Scrum. Save Your Spot. Key Changes. The event will feature insights from Jeff and Ken, plus expert Scrum practitioners discussing the updates in the Scrum Guide.

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React.isValidElement

David Walsh

Knowing what input type you’ve received is hugely important in JavaScript, which is a big reason for Flow and TypeScript’s rise. One such case where it’s useful to know what an object represents is if the input is a string or a React element. To detect if an object is a React element, you can use React.isValidElement(obj) : // Add a wrapping DIV if the content isn't a React element // PropTypes.oneOfType([PropTypes.string, PropTypes.element]) render() { const { content } = this

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Automating Kubernetes Security Reporting with Starboard Operator by Aqua

Aqua Security

Back in June 2020, we released Starboard – an open source toolkit that integrates security tools into a Kubernetes environment. We’re now happy to announce a new Starboard Operator that automates the generation of security reports in your K8s cluster. Using Starboard Operator, you can rely on the tools you’re already familiar with, like kubectl, to easily access security information about your running workloads.

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Data Mesh Principles and Logical Architecture

Martin Fowler

Last year, my colleague Zhamak Dehghani introduced the notion of the Data Mesh , shifting from the notion of a centralized data lake to a distributed vision of data. Based on more thinking, and the lessons of a year's worth working with clients, she's now written an article outlining four foundational principles of a data mesh, and how they drive a logical architecture.

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IDC Analyst Report: The Open Source Blind Spot Putting Businesses at Risk

In a recent study, IDC found that 64% of organizations said they were already using open source in software development with a further 25% planning to in the next year. Most organizations are unaware of just how much open-source code is used and underestimate their dependency on it. As enterprises grow the use of open-source software, they face a new challenge: understanding the scope of open-source software that's being used throughout the organization and the corresponding exposure.

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Global investors flee from Chinese tech stocks after the government crackdown on Ant and Alibaba

TechCrunch

Global investors are running from Chinese tech stocks in the wake of the government’s crackdown on Ant Group and Alibaba, two high-flying businesses founded by Ma Yun (Jack Ma) that were once hailed as paragons of China’s new tech elite. Shares of major technology companies in the country have fallen sharply in recent days, with Bloomberg calculating that Alibaba, Tencent, JD.com and Meituan have lost around $200 billion in value during a handful of trading sessions.

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Predictive vs. Prescriptive Analytics: What’s the Difference?

Dataiku

The bulk of an organization’s data science, machine learning, and AI conquests come down to improving decision-making capabilities. Teams may aim to achieve new levels of agility, expedite the time to insights, or refine the process leading up to the business value extraction so that it’s more efficient. When during this process, though, should data executives get either predictive or prescriptive?

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VSCode Tips and Tricks for Power Users

Toptal

Mastering your IDE can go a long way toward improving productivity. However, many are reluctant to dive into customization and optimization. In this article, Toptal JavaScript Developer Boris Yordanov explains how you can become a VSCode power user by leveraging official documentation and using a few practical tools.

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