SRE as a team sport

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Traditionally, operators weren't directly trained to understand user needs, as developers and their project managers are. Continue reading SRE as a team sport Tracy Ferrell and Phil Beevers on the principles of Site Reliability Engineering and successful SRE teams.

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TIBCO, Technology, and Sports For the Win

TIBCO - Connected Intelligence

You might be wondering what TIBCO and sports have in common. Within the sports industry, there is no shortage of data that teams and other organizations are using to discover valuable insights about their fans, transactions, and third-party partners.

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Champions Don’t Take Shortcuts

General Leadership

Sports are a great metaphor for life and I’ve gleaned countless leadership lessons from it. In fact, it’s one of the reasons the military uses athletic competition as a training opportunity from entry level ( Basic Military Training ) to senior executive level (e.g.…

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Top 10 Tips To Becoming A Better PO

3back

Think of your ScrumMaster as your team’s sports medicine doctor, assessing the health of your team and prescribing just the right treatment to strengthen their muscles, build their endurance and train them to be a lean, mean high performing team. We’ve got training for that.

Top 10 Tips To Becoming A Better PO

3back

Think of your ScrumMaster as your team’s sports medicine doctor, assessing the health of your team and prescribing just the right treatment to strengthen their muscles, build their endurance and train them to be a lean, mean high performing team. We’ve got training for that.

Paralympic Guide Wesley Williams’ 5 Tips for Better Workplace Communication

Experience to Lead

For the past 11 years, Williams and Gillette have trained together at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, CA. Blog Series Gold Medal Leadership Lessons from Sports Meet Our Gold Medal Leaders Team Leadership Tips UncategorizedCommunication and teamwork are critical to success in the workplace. No team knows that better than Lex Gillette, a blind Paralympic long jumper, and his guide, Wesley Williams.

Three Life Lessons from Vin and Arnie

Next Level Blog

‘I would rather be doing this, what I trained to do and what I do best.'” Mindful Mondays executive presence leadership leadership presence mindfulness Presence sports leadershipTwo legends said goodbye yesterday. At age 88, Vin Scully, after 67 seasons in the booth, called his last home game for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Like the closing scene of a movie, the boys in blue clinched the NL West in the bottom of the 10th with a walk off homerun.

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The Art of Listening - The first skill of a Scrum Master

Scrum.org

In one module of the training at Co-Active we discussed the different types of listening and when we are listening, there are 2 aspects we should be lookng for in a co-active context. In the training we discussed that there are in fact 3 levels of listening: 3 Levels of Listening.

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Let’s play the Game of Scrum

Scrum.org

The interesting part is that the word Scrum was mentioned just once in the paper and now there are so many books, articles, blogs, trainings, events, meetups developed for that one word.

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Scrum and Personal Effectiveness

Scrum.org

It is useful, for example, when I have to create a recurring action, like trainings’ organization, because I have a checklist with 45 items. For example, I plan to add “Sport” elements in a Sprint. Are scrum and personal effectiveness compatible?

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Leadership Lessons for creating High Performing Scrum Teams

Scrum.org

Walker discovered that the most successful sports teams that ever existed all shared one single element: They all had a team captain with 7 overlapping traits that made them extremely successful. So, what lessons can Agile Leaders or Scrum Masters learn from these sports teams?

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5 ways to improve employee development programs for your organization

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Workshops, training sessions, and other programs in one or the other form are vital for a growing organization. Employees who have been part of learning and development campaign tend to perform better and are more result oriented if given directional training to enhance their productivity.

Peter Berg: Become The Best Version Of Yourself

N2Growth Blog

During his interview with Dave Davies on NPR’s Fresh Air , the 52 year old Berg was specific about his training. “I Boxers need to be smart in their sport. And as Berg notes real boxers are honorable and take their sport and its craft seriously.

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Data collection and data markets in the age of privacy and machine learning

O'Reilly Media - Data

In the early phases of adopting machine learning (ML), companies focus on making sure they have sufficient amount of labeled (training) data for the applications they want to tackle. We also know exactly how much it costs to build training data sets from scratch.

Getting Our Geek On—How Our Gorillas Leverage New Technology for Our Clients

Gorilla Logic

Gorilla Logic is one of the few nearshore software development firms with a robust, customer-centric training program that puts cutting edge technologies in the hands of our Gorillas so that they can learn and explore. Training our clients in new technologies.

Do Nice Guys Still Finish Last?

Terry Starbucker

by Starbucker on July 15, 2010 (This post originally appeared way back in 2006, when I was still on my blogging training wheels. Just do a Google news search and it’s still being used as a way to generally describe “wimpy&# behavior (especially in sports), like this one I found from the Denver Post. Home About Me About This Blog Starbucker’s Amazon Store TerryStarbucker.com Ramblings From a Glass Half Full Do Nice Guys Still Finish Last?

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Team Lead as Coach

NeverFriday

On a software development team, you are training your team to become better programmers. You are training your team to rely less on you by internalizing the right things to do. The best teams, whether they’re sports teams or software development teams, have coaches.

How HackerEarth can help your organizations in Learning & Development

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Workshops, training sessions, and other programs in one or the other form are vital for a growing organization. Employees who have been part of learning and development campaign tend to perform better and are more result oriented if given directional training to enhance their productivity.

What Do Communities of Practice Look Like in Organisations

Evolution4all

They could also have communities for sports and hobbies that promote socialisation and personal development. We provide Team Coaching , Agile Training , and Agile Consulting , OKR Training , OKR Consulting , Innovation Training and Innovation Consulting.

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Leader-less Scrum?

3back

Some people were trained that in Scrum the only acceptable uses of leader refer the Scrum Master’s servant leadership or Dev team members’ situational leadership. Is your Scrum vocabulary missing the word “leader“?

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Agile Movers & Shakers (6): The Liberators Christiaan Verwijs & Barry Overeem

Scrum.org

It resonated strongly with my beliefs about personal autonomy and all my prior training as a psychologist.”. I have a pretty diverse background, from scientific training to software development and from running a company to being part of a team.

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3 Strategies to Build Inclusive Teams

N2Growth Blog

If you’ve ever played a team sport like soccer or basketball, you quickly learn that while it is helpful to have an “all-star” player, the best teams leverage the talents of all their players on the field and elevate everyone’s game in order to consistently win.

A reading list from the Capgemini Research Institute – Issue 2

Capgemini

But we find a paucity of good careers for workers without significant post-secondary training.” Tech in Sports , Capgemini Research Institute. Blockchain for Social Impact , Stanford Business School.

How a growth mindset has helped in my journey to become a PST

Scrum.org

I’ve been swimming since I was 10 years old and the sport helped me to learn from mistakes, embrace big challenges and overcome obstacles like injuries. . Step two - Train the Trainer. . PST Candidates answering tough questions during the PSM training - 2017.

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Gaming is Eating Media… and Pokemon is Just the Start

Battery Ventures

Gaming has become so popular that more people are now watching professional gaming teams—part of the larger trends of e-sports–than some major, traditional sporting events. sports markets, Boston and Los Angeles.

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Just look at the Data: Roger Craig Should be in the Hall of Fame

TIBCO - Connected Intelligence

Even the most well-trained eyes of lifelong talent scouts cannot equal the value of fact-based evidence and data-driven decisions. Reading Time: 5 mins 30 sec.

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10 Exceptional Strategies For Extraordinary Executives

N2Growth Blog

Find leaders: Leaders are not trained, they are cultivated. In the world of sports, botched plays are typically a result of miscommunication. Most extraordinary executives would agree that business practices evolve over time, and our experiences turn into knowledge.

3 Key Principles of Good Test Design

CodeSignal

When non-professional test designers (employees, hiring managers or recruiters with no formal training) design tests, they end up choosing topics or questions that resonate with themselves. Some examples are questions about music, video games, and sports.

What Happens to Managers in Scrum? – Episode 1 of ScrumCast

scruminc

The analogy that I'll commonly use is when we go into organizations, it's often kind of a four wheel drive, bumpy dirt road, and with the Scrum training and a little bit of coaching, we can have a team tuned up to be operating as a high-performance sports car.

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Lessons learned turning machine learning models into real products and services

O'Reilly Media - Data

A model that recommends what sports programs to watch, for example, would need to consider that the Super Bowl is huge in the U.S., Once customers start using a company’s machine learning models, the models are no longer using training data, but are making predictions using real data.

From 300 lbs to 200 lbs

Jeremiah Grossman

Additionally, while everything I’ve done has undoubtedly improved my overall health, the goal is primarily focused towards improving my performance in combat sports, such as particularly Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Mixed Martial Arts. Eat just enough food to get through my training and no more.

Changing contexts and intents

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Recently, IBM scraped a million photos from Flickr and turned them into a training data set for an AI project intending to reduce bias in facial recognition. They're not just photos: they're a cache of data for training machine learning systems.

Getting the Best out of Your Employees

Strategy Driven

Training. Therefore take the time to train your staff on how you want things done. Your staff won’t feel confident if they haven’t been trained efficiently and this will have an effect on their standards of work.

Does loving your job make you a better leader?

Lead on Purpose

I recently attended a keynote address by Dr. Craig Manning, sports performance coach and author of The Fearless Mind. As we practice and perform, the things we learn in our conscious mind flow into our subconscious and result in our naturally doing what we train our mind to do. He talked about how 10% of our brain is the conscious, and 90% is the subconscious.

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TARS Microservices Extended to the ARM Architecture

The New Stack

The framework has been developed and hardened within Tencent for more than 10 years, where it has been widely used in Tencent’s social media, video, e-sports, online games, mapping, application markets, and security, as well as hundreds of other core businesses.

Deep Learning and Its Role in the Advancement of Video Analytics

CTOvision

Based off of training data these deep learning algorithms receive, it can adapt to new information over time, becoming more accurate and capable the longer it performs these functions. Think of all the people that file through the doors or a supermarket or sporting event. Rick Delgado.

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What Does it Mean When We Talk About the “Future of Work”?

BrainStation Technology

Knowing this, companies have had to put an emphasis on employee engagement, with increased training opportunities leading the charge. . As we’re written about, training can break employees out of daily routines , giving them the kind of new experiences that increase loyalty and commitment. Already, data has had a dramatic impact on everything from sports (include the Raptor’s NBA championship ), community building , and efforts to spearhead societal change.