ORGANIC agility: The handbook is now here!

Agile42

Responding to popular demand, we are now making this handbook available to the general public, hoping that anyone who is interested in organizational culture, leadership, resilience, and adaptation can benefit from access to it. The post ORGANIC agility: The handbook is now here!

Scrum Handbook: Servant Leadership And Scrum Mastering

3back

The post Scrum Handbook: Servant Leadership And Scrum Mastering appeared first on 3Back. Scrum Mastering is a servant-leadership role. That’s a given. The phrase servant leader, first coined by Robert K. Greenleaf in his groundbreaking essay, The Servant as Leader , defined the role as focusing “primarily on the growth and well-being of people and the communities to which they belong.

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Announcing: The ASTD Management Development Handbook

QAspire

American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) recently released a fantastic collection titled “ The ASTD Management Development Handbook ”. This is a very non-traditional approach to write a handbook of management development! Books/Reviews Leading People ASTD ASTD Management Development Handbook book HR Leadership Management Training

A Free Handbook for the New Year

Steve Farber

The Daily Handbook for Extreme Leaders (adapted from The Radical Leap Re-Energized ) is a practical, inspiring, and essential guide to being a leader of substance and significance. I’ve had many people tell me that they’ve used The Daily Handbook with their teams and families, too).

Decoding Code Review and Pull Requests - a handbook for Software Engineers and Tech Leads

A complete handbook on implementing a code review culture in your organization. Written by Elaine Watanabe, it's a practical e-book with useful examples and references, and a must-read for all tech teams.

Don’t Hide These Easter Eggs in Your First Employee Handbook

Women on Business

Guest Posts employee handbook human resourcesWe've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] If you haven't already done so, update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. link].

Update Your Resume and Create Your Life Handbook

Women on Business

Meyers, you just gave us all a life handbook! Did you know September is international “Update Your Resume Month&# ? I didn’t either…but it is! This press release by career coach and author, Ford R. Myers, offers five tips to develop attention-getting resumes: 1. Be Brief. Be Specific. Be Active. Be Selective. Be Honest. Taken like this, I think these five tips can apply to just about every facet of a women’s career.

Business Owners: Are You Guilty Of Negligence?…

Strategy Driven

The Employee Handbook. A good employee handbook will introduce new recruits to the company’s core values, mission and culture, will tell them what’s expected of them, but most importantly, it will tell them what’s permissible and what’s not.

Rethinking Daydreaming: Why A Wandering Mind Benefits Business

Strategy Driven

Chris Griffiths, author of The Creative Thinking Handbook: Your Step-By-Step Guide To Problem Solving In Business, is founder and CEO of OpenGenius. Innovation business management Chris Griffiths strategydriven The Creative Thinking Handbook:? Where does an idea come from? It’s a debatable question, and one that likely invokes an image of classic cartoons and lightbulbs above heads. In real life, those “eureka!”

Leadership in a post-pandemic world

CEO Insider

There was no handbook for navigating such an historic event, and there still isn’t. Some had predicted a global pandemic, but no one had prepared for it. No words can describe or do justice to how it’s impacted every one of us, old and young, rich and poor, all around the globe.

Meet Your Goals with a Practical Product Strategy

Speaker: Nils Davis, Principal, NPD Associates

Whether you manage a feature, a product, or a whole suite of products, you likely have some goals that you're trying to meet. But do you have a strategy? Strategy and goals are different. It's your strategy that allows you to make decisions that help you meet your goals in the first place. For example, if you want grow your revenue, your strategy may be to enter a new market - and you may decide to make your product stand out in that market by adding analytics. If you want to have an articulated strategy that you can use to make decisions, stay on-track, and meet your product goals, this is the webinar for you! Join Nils Davis, author of The Secret Product Manager Handbook, as he explains how you can get your team aligned to a practical product strategy.

Four short links: 5 March 2020

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

NGINX Admin’s Handbook — This handbook is a set of rules and recommendations for the NGINX open source HTTP server. libfacedetection — they claim 1000fps. Open source.

Here are the Important Differences Between SLI, SLO, and SLA

Dzone - DevOps

Definitions are according to the Google SRE Handbook. When embarking on your SRE journey, it can seem daunting to decipher all the acronyms. What are SLOs versus SLAs? What’s the difference between SLIs and SLOs?

Author Interview: 'Awesomely Simple' by John Spence

QAspire

Home Go to QAspire.com Guest Posts Disclaimer Author Interview: ‘Awesomely Simple’ by John Spence John Spence has done a brilliant job of writing a very useful handbook titled “ Awesomely Simple – Essential Business Strategies For Turning Ideas Into Action ”.

Interview: Communicating Change With the Results Map

Change Starts Here

Listen to the show here (30 minutes): And get your Results Map Handbook here: www.resultsmap.com. Caroline Kealey, Owner and Principal at Ingenium Communications, joins the show this month to share the Results Map, her tool for developing communications. Listen in to hear the key elements of the Results Map and how to use it to communicate change, including how to evaluate whether your communication is working.

Four short links: 17 April 2020

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Serverless Handbook — a resource teaching frontend engineers everything they need to know to dive into backend. Nebula — open source distributed, scalable, lightning-fast graph database. COBOL Programming Course — from the Open Mainframe Project.

Four short links: 1 May 2020

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

The Handbook of Cyber Wargames: Wargaming the 21st Century — Cyber wargaming combines two complex fields: wargame design and cyber operations. This handbook is full of examples of such manual games.

My First Date Was A Phone Interview

Strategy Driven

The Essential Phone Interview Handbook by Paul Bailo. The Essential Phone Interview Handbook covers: How to prepare, what to say, and when to say it. Let The Official Phone Interview Pro Handbook walk you through the steps to success and ace your phone interview! Practices for Professionals essential phone interview handbook job search Paul Bailo Phone Interview Pro phone interviews strategydrivenLooking for a new career?

Four short links: 29 April 2020

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Verification Handbook (3ed) — latest guide to investigating disinformation and media manipulation , covering identifying actors, investigating platforms, tracking ads, etc.

Software architecture lessons learned: interview with Patrick Kua

Apiumhub

Apiumhub team has interviewed Patrick Kua – seasoned technology leader with almost 20 years of experience, leading, managing and improving complex organisations and software systems as the CTO and Chief Scientist of N26 (Berlin, Germany) and as a Technical Principal Consultant at ThoughtWorks.

Accelerate: A Principle-based DevOps Framework

Dzone - DevOps

The first was The Three Ways as described in The Phoenix Project and The DevOps Handbook. Faster than the speed of your competitors. In this article series, we're discussing the following three principle-based DevOps frameworks. You may also enjoy: Accelerate: Building and Scaling High-Performing Technology Organizations [Review]. Framework #2: Accelerate's Technical and Management Practices of High-Performing DevOps Teams.

The Importance of SRE (and How It's Changing)

Dzone - DevOps

There’s no handbook to assist with delivering a service effectively at scale, but firms would do well to follow the example of larger companies that have led the way in cloud.

Article: Q&A on the Book Thinking Remote

InfoQ Culture Methods

It can be used as a handbook for leaders of virtual teams, helping them to deal with the leadership challenges and making the transition to remote working. The book Thinking Remote - inspiration for leaders and distributed teams by Pilar Orti and Maya Middlemiss provides lots of ideas for managers and leaders who are working with remote or distributed teams.

Four short links: 16 July 2019

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

CAST Handbook -- How to learn more from incidents and accidents. Quantum TiqTaqToe, Social Media and Depression, Incidents, and Unity ML. Introducing a new game: Quantum TiqTaqToe -- This experience was essential to the birth of Quantum TiqTaqToe. In my quest to understand Unity and Quantum Games, I set out to implement a “simple” game to get a handle on how all the different game components worked together.

The uneven distribution of onboarding

Marcus Blankenship - Daily Writing

The handbook might not represent how things are done, at least not by the team you’re on. This teaches us more about the culture than any employee handbook could.

RapidValue Named as a Leader in Mobile App Daily’s Exclusive Annual Report – Top 50+ IoT Companies to Lookout for in Nov 2020

RapidValue

It is a digital daily which serves as an extensive guide and a “how-to” handbook for all technologists, app agencies, analysts and Blockchain experts.

Four short links: 18 February 2019

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Reproducibility, Funding Open Source, Mining Pastebin, and Engineering Handbook. Qresp -- a simple tool to facilitate scientific data reproducibility by making available, in a distributed manner, all data and procedures presented in scientific papers, together with metadata to render them searchable and discoverable. via UChicago News ). The Complicated Business of Open Source Funding (Vice) -- a good history and literature review, in the modern context. via Slashdot ).

Backend Interview with Ileana Diaz – Backend Developer at Apiumhub

Apiumhub

During my career I have read lot of books about application development, but I think that there are books that all junior developer should read, for example: Clean Code: A Handbook of Agile Software Craftsmanship by Robert C.

Post-Trajectory Reading List

LaunchDarkly

Some of them relate directly to DevOps, such as The DevOps Handbook , and Project to Product. The DevOps Handbook by Gene Kim, Jez Humble, Patrick Debois, and John Willis. One of the things I like the most about attending conferences is learning new things. I learn from the speakers, attendees, and sponsors. After the conference, I don’t want the learning to stop so I always look for book recommendations at events. I’m an avid reader.

Fair Warning: We Don’t Hire A**Holes At HackerEarth.

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

When writing your culture handbook, the must-nots are probably more important than the must-haves. Which, if you look closely, should be the basic tenet of every company’s culture handbook. How does one define a word that has been around for ages, and yet has no distinct meaning?

Four short links: 17 January 2020

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Work is Work (Coda Hale) — Neither your employee handbook nor your calendar are accurate depictions of how work in the organization is done. cursedfs — Make a disk image formatted with both ext2 and FAT at once. Silliness! cats — Here, placed side-by-side for comparison, are GNU’s implementation of cat, Plan 9’s implementation, Busybox’s implementation, and NetBSD’s implementation, Seventh Edition Unix (1979), Tenth Edition Unix (1989), and 4.3BSD.

The Zombie Scrum Survival Guide

Scrum.org

We feel fortunate to be partnering with Addison-Wesley and Scrum.org to release this handbook for the aspiring Zombie Scrum fighter in Q1 of 2021. An article by Johannes Schartau , co-author of the Zombie Scrum Survival Guide.

SCRUM 146

Four short links: 21 February 2019

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

MobileJazz Company Handbook -- they're remote-first, and this talks about how they do it. Internet of Shite, Parsing JSON, Remote-First, and Biased ML. Nike Just Bricked Its Self-Lacing Shoes by Accident -- Android users are experiencing problems. The bug reports (left in app comments) are classic 21C This Is Not The Cyberpunk Future I Was Promised. The first software update for the shoe threw an error while updating, bricking the right shoe. [.]

Agile Amped DOES Authors

SolutionsIQ

They are: IT Revolution founder Gene Kim – author of The Phoenix Project and The DevOps Handbook. We were excited to sit down with Gene Kim, CTO of IT Revolution and co-author of The Phoenix Project , The DevOps Handbook , and most recently Accelerate. The DevOps Enterprise Summit (DOES) conference in Las Vegas provided us insight into this growing industry.

Airline Reporting Corporation: ARC Accreditation Options and Steps to Get It

AltexSoft Travel

For more details, check the Industry Agents’ Handbook (IAH) that contains all the industry-related instructions and rules and will assist you in your daily operations.

Sketch Note: 6 Rules of Change by Esther Derby

QAspire

Thanks to Mike Rohde , author of “ The Sketchnote Handbook ” for encouragement on Twitter. Esther Derby is a highly respected voice in building up agile environments, organizations and teams for success. As a quality consultant and organization development enthusiast, I have been following her work since last many years.

Tandem is Now a Remote-First Company

Tandem

Our leadership team is working to redefine these things, and we will update our company handbook and website as changes are introduced. When we first headed to our home offices in March, our transition to remote work was quick, unplanned, and more than a little bit stressful.

Guest Post: Three Ways to Increase Trust and Eliminate Drama

Lead on Purpose

Create an Employee Handbook. Where there is no employee handbook, there will be a lot of confusion. Besides the mission statement, there is no other communication tool more important than the employee handbook. The employee handbook is the one place everyone can go when there is a question regarding any area related to employment with the company including expectations, safety requirements, dress code, probation period, laws, compensation and more. By Marlene Chism.

What Are The Six Disciplines for Excellence

Six Disciplines

But most books don't tell you HOW you can make these changes happen in your own organization, SUGGESTION : It's time to read the award-winning, business handbook Six Disciplines for Excellence We're often asked - what are these "Six Disciplines for Excellence"? We simplify it to six core areas of business disciplines: Discipline I. Decide What's Important (STRATEGY). Discipline II. Set Goals That Lead (PLANNING). Discipline III. Align Systems (ORGANIZING). Discipline IV.

Business Owners: Are You Guilty Of Negligence?…

Strategy Driven

The Employee Handbook. A good employee handbook will introduce new recruits to the company’s core values, mission and culture, will tell them what’s expected of them, but most importantly, it will tell them what’s permissible and what’s not. By taking the time to draft an employee handbook, you’ll protect yourself from all kinds of costly litigation and disputes.