Can’t-miss sessions for AWS Summit Chicago

Stackery

AWS Summit Chicago on the horizon, and while there’s no explicit serverless track, there are some amazing sessions to check out. Here are my top choices for the serverless sessions and a workshop you won’t want to miss: Workshop for Serverless Computing with AWS + Stackery + Epsagon.

How to stop calendar spam

The Parallax

Calendar services from Google, Microsoft, and Apple are susceptible by default to having appointments placed on them without user permission, says security expert Bryan Seely. Calendar spam is trying to trick you to click on something stupid.

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How to wipe location data from mapping apps

The Parallax

As somebody who repeatedly got lost along the winding, poorly sign-posted alleys of Tokyo while living there before smartphones existed, I found great relief in having Google Maps on hand during a trip back to Japan in February. They use nearby Wi-Fi networks to help improve the GPS accuracy.

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How to check whether a link is safe

The Parallax

Certainly, it’s not hard to imagine a feeling of dread in the aftermath of the 2016 U.S. Primer: How to dodge a spear-phishing attack. How to avoid phishing scams. How YubiKey could double-lock your online accounts.

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An Adult Conversation About Estimates

Speaker: Beekey Cheung, Software Consultant, Professor Beekums, LLC

How to use your Android as a 2FA key

The Parallax

Google just made it much, much easier for Android device owners to protect themselves with one of the safest extra security layers available to consumers. Opinion: To stay safer on Android, stick with Google Play. How to FBI-proof your Android. MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.—Google

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How to tell you’re part of the 30 million user Facebook breach

The Parallax

That might sound good, but it isn’t likely to comfort the tens of millions of consumers whose personal data they entrusted to the social-media juggernaut has been stolen. Ready to #DeleteFacebook? How to recover from a Facebook hack.

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How to Encourage Your Team When Results are Disappointing

Let's Grow Leaders

How do you encourage your team while building a recovery plan? 6 Ways to Encourage Your Team When Results Are Disappointing It’s easy to lead when […]. The post How to Encourage Your Team When Results are Disappointing appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders.

How to improve candidate experience using developer assessments

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

David Heinemeier, the creator of Ruby on Rails tweeted: Several organizations still use whiteboard interviews as a standard process to hire developers. . In a whiteboard interview, developers are given a problem statement for which they have to provide the solution on a whiteboard.

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How to Become the Best __

Let's Grow Leaders

But I am determined to learn the Tocatta part of Tocatta and Fugue in D minor down for Saturday for a tour group I am playing for.” ” The rush of comments seemed to entirely miss the point. “you worry to much.” 4 Vital Factors to Becoming the Best _.

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BI Buyers Guide: Embedding Analytics in Your Software

How to hire smarter than the market: a toy model

Erik Bernhardsson

But some candidates are going to be good at A but not B, or vice versa. So you might choose to evaluate candidates on some combination of the two. The tradeoffs forces you to focus on the things that you value more than the market , or the other way around.

How to Learn Python

Coding Dojo

The post How to Learn Python appeared first on Coding Dojo Blog. Python has come a long way since Guido van Rossum created and launched it. For 30 years, it has done … Read more >>.

How to address Apple’s severe High Sierra ‘root’ flaw

The Parallax

An Apple vulnerability that allowed anybody to access a Mac running the latest version of its operating system became widely known on Tuesday. As it released a security patch on Wednesday, Apple recommended that all Mac users install the update to close the vulnerability. “We

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How to Inspire Behavior Change

Let's Grow Leaders

You don’t want to say “You need to change this behavior or else,” but the truth is–there will be consequences. Use the INSPIRE method to have a short, to the point, specific conversation about what must change. You may need to be more direct.

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Team Leadership in the Age of Agile

Speaker: Roy Osherove, Technology and Leadership Consultant

As a senior software leader, you spend much of your time trying to optimize your team's performance – from increasing delivery rate and velocity to reducing defect rates and waste. However, as software leaders, we often find that as we go to implement these approaches, we feel stuck.

How To Handle Non Functional Requirements (NFRs)

Scrum.org

When working with teams new to Scrum, one of the questions I usually ask is "What are your plans to describe non functional requirements (NFRs)?". How should those types of items be described? Should NFRs be added to the Product Backlog?

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How to Motivate Yourself

Let's Grow Leaders

“What else would you like to cover?” How do we motivate ourselves to feel like that?” I do know one thing, you can’t give someone 5 steps to figuring it out. From Motivation Theory to Real Life. 5 Ways to Motivate Yourself.

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How to facilitate multi-team Product Backlog Refinements

Scrum.org

Before and during the Sprint, effort needs to be put into coordination to ensure the Scrum teams deliver a working integrated product. Use this article as a cookbook to get familiar with this practice yourself. You want to maximize collaboration between teams.

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How to Distribute your R code with sparklyr and Cloudera Data Science Workbench

Cloudera Engineering

sparklyr is a great opportunity for R users to leverage the distributed computation power of Apache Spark without a lot of additional learning. The post How to Distribute your R code with sparklyr and Cloudera Data Science Workbench appeared first on Cloudera Engineering Blog.

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How to Package and Price Embedded Analytics

HOW TO PACKAGE & PRICE EMBEDDED ANALYTICS. Practical Frameworks to Monetize Embedded Analytics Table of Contents Embedding Analytics to Lift Value and Revenue. 1 Customize to Monetize: The Strategic Way to Create Tiered Offerings. According to the.

Static vs Dynamic Code Analysis: How to Choose Between Them

OverOps

What’s the difference between static and dynamic code analysis, and how do you know which to use? Let’s start with a sporting analogy to help illustrate the difference between these two methodologies. After a few swings, you know exactly where the ball is going to be every time.

How to break a Monolith into Microservices

Martin Fowler

As monolithic systems become too large to deal with, many enterprises are drawn to breaking them down into the microservices architectural style.

How to Throw an Exception

DevOps.com

The post How to Throw an Exception appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs ROELBOB

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How to Overcome Monitoring Challenges with Kubernetes

OverOps

As more and more companies pivot to providing software as a service, end users have come to expect that ‘service’ to always be available, fast, responsive, error-free, and to be continuously updated with new features.

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Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Continuous Reliability: How to Move Fast and NOT Break Things

OverOps

To drive innovation, we’re seeing the emergence of CI/CD practices and the rise of automation. To maintain reliable software, DevOps practices and Site Reliability Engineering are being adopted to ensure the stability of software in fast-paced dev cycles.

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How to Fully Maximise the OKR Benefits for Your Company

Luis Goncalves

The best thing about it is you don’t have to be in a specific industry for your company to reap these OKR benefits. The short cycles allow for faster adjustments and enable your company to adapt to change. Imagine how it will put everyone in your company in sync?

How To Get Their Attention

Let's Grow Leaders

But I just called to say “thank you” You really made me think. I try to listen the way you describe here, and sometimes I do that quite well, but I know I fall short when other priorities get in the way. Thanks for the reminder to do this better.

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How to Answer the Question You Can’t Answer

Let's Grow Leaders

Has this ever happened to you? The post How to Answer the Question You Can’t Answer appeared first on Let's Grow Leaders. Communication Winning Well answering tough questions communication how to answer the question you can't answerYou prepare carefully for a meeting with your team or your boss. You think you’ve covered all your bases. And then here it comes, the question you can’t answer.

The Definitive Guide to Predictive Analytics

How to Write C Program in Ubuntu/ Linux

I'm Programmer

In this article, we learn how to write c program in Ubuntu, how to install c language on Ubuntu and how to run a C program in Ubuntu/Linux. HOW TO WRITE C PROGRAM IN UBUNTU. Now, we will learn how to write C programs in Ubuntu / Linux.

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How to Make Your AWS CloudWatch Data Work for You to Reduce Costs

ParkMyCloud

Whether you are aware of it or not, if you use AWS, your data is being collected in CloudWatch, on more metrics than you probably know what to do with. With a small amount of effort, however, you can make this data work for you to reduce costs, automatically. Hope to see you there!

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How to secure ‘Internet exposed’ Apache Hadoop

Cloudera Engineering

The post How to secure ‘Internet exposed’ Apache Hadoop appeared first on Cloudera Engineering Blog. Hadoop How-to Platform Security & Cybersecurity firewall kerberos perimeter security tls

How to manage a program in a product-mode organization

Martin Fowler

Luiza Nunes and James Lewis share their experiences dealing with this situation, outlining the kinds of problems they see and the practices they've found to make it work.

More Effective Agile Leadership

Speaker: Steve McConnell, CEO, Construx Software

How to Improve DevOps Visibility

DevOps.com

With a high amount of project turnover, visibility into key operational data is easy to mismanage and can lead to simple mistakes, lack of optimization and organizational misalignment. The post How to Improve DevOps Visibility appeared first on DevOps.com.

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How to hire a data scientist

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

But how do you hire a data scientist who fits the bill? According to Firstround.com , in a competitive field like data science, strong candidates often receive 3 or more offers, so success rates of hiring are commonly below 50%. Data mining : This refers to handling and cleaning data.

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How to Combine DevOps and Agile

DevOps.com

Because of this, various entities have sought to optimize their product development process. This has led to a rise in the popularity of DevOps, which is designed for that purpose. The post How to Combine DevOps and Agile appeared first on DevOps.com.

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How To Lead With Guts (and Have Their Backs)

Let's Grow Leaders

More than anything, your team wants to know you have their backs. They want to know they matter–to you–not just to the company. They want to believe you’d walk through fire for them and to take the proverbial bullet coming from above.

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Design Hacks for Non-Designers: Ask Expert Laura Klein

Speaker: Laura Klein, Principal at Users Know and Author of UX for Lean Startups