Sustaining wonder: Jupyter and the knowledge commons

O'Reilly Media - Data

Continue reading Sustaining wonder: Jupyter and the knowledge commons Carol Willing shows how Jupyter's challenges can be addressed by embracing complexity and trusting others.

Why TDD is more about design, emergence & sustainability than testing

Net Objectives

This is why the 1st mantra … Continue reading "Why TDD is more about design, emergence & sustainability than testing". With a name like TEST-driven development you’d expect TDD is mostly about testing. Especially when the end result is tests. In our book Design Patterns Explained we discussed how testability (how easily code can be tested) is an intrinsic property of software and is highly correlated with good design.

Women in Agile: Finding Sustainable Pace


Finding Personal Sustainable Pace. Tamara Nation led the crowd through a session on finding personal sustainable pace and discovering where to fit in the world physically, mentally and spiritually.

How We Build and Sustain High-Trust Teams


for me, it’s all about building and sustaining a high-trust team. How We Build and Sustain High-Trust Teams was originally published in StubHub Product & Tech Blog on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story.

New Study: 2018 State of Embedded Analytics Report

According to survey respondents, the combined approach leads to a more successful and sustainable analytics. This supports sustainable innovation for years to come, as the platform delivers the latest. 2018 STATE OF. EMBEDDED. ANALYTICS. REPORT The Sixth Annual Review of Embedded.

Digital Transformation in 2018: Sustainably Delivering on the Promise at Scale

Dion Hinchcliffe's Web 2.0 Blog

The reality is that most legacy organizations are not structured or funded for delivering on continuous change as the norm, to do it sustainably, or at the scale required today.

Overburdening: how to cope with it and work is irrefutable


Agile Coach Kanban Overburdening Sustainability call desk corporate policies help desk irrefutable demand kanban overburdening STATIK workflowSometimes teams must take up work that exceeds their capability. Consider a company policy that says ‘The call desk picks up calls within 60 seconds’ This policy forces a call desk team to pick up new calls within 60 seconds. Saying ‘No’ to new work would be a sensible thing to do. But just not […].

Building Win-Win Narratives Through Causal Mapping

Linda Booth Sweeney

I had received a call from Ed Brush, a chemistry professor and organizer of the school’s annual Symposium on Sustainability and the Environment. “ We want to introduce a group of 80 students and faculty from colleges in the Northeast to systems thinking.

Organizational Structure: The Rock On Which Agility Is Built

Agile Alliance

This talk focuses on organizational structure that will cultivate and sustain agility. Agile is not an “IT thing” - it's how your organization is structured. Business business agility

How Much Money Will The CIO Save The Company This Year?

The Accidental Successful CIO

Question For You: What do you think the right mix of sustaining and innovative IT projects is? Post tags: infrastructure , optimism , over budget , projects , support , sustaining , time. Business infrastructure optimism over budget projects support sustaining time

Why “Build or Buy?” Is the Wrong Question for Analytics

However, the build route is rarely sustainable. WHY “BUILD OR BUY?” IS THE WRONG QUESTION FOR ANALYTICS Introduction.1 When to Build Your Own Analytics. 2 When to Buy a Bolt-On Solution. 6 When to Take a Combined Approach. 9 About Logi Analytics.

The Third Leg of Emergent Design: Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)

Net Objectives

In previous posts I discussed that the first leg of emergent design is TDD which provides code quality & sustainability. The second leg is design patterns which provide insights into handling variation. The third leg is ATDD which provides us a way of discovering and clarifying the value we’ll get. The essence of agility is … Continue reading "The Third Leg of Emergent Design: Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD)". ATDD Design Patterns Emergent Design TDD Technical Agility

What Is TDD?

Net Objectives

It’s also intended to improve design & sustainability. I am heartened by the surge in TDD training. To me TDD is the 2nd most important thing for devs to learn-ATDD being the 1st TDD’s not just the automation of unit testing. TDD’s formulation of tests, prior to code, drives design. High quality code is easy … Continue reading "What Is TDD?". Emergent Design TDD Technical Agility

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Exhaustion is Not a Status Symbol


This resonates strongly with the 8th agile principle about sustainable pace. The 8th agile principle says: “Agile processes promote sustainable development. Explore how Scrum practices, used properly, can enable a sustainable pace

7 data trends on our radar

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Sustaining machine learning in an enterprise. From infrastructure to tools to training, Ben Lorica looks at what’s ahead for data. Whether you’re a business leader or a practitioner, here are key data trends to watch and explore in the months ahead.

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The biggest insights and trends in digital transformation for 2019

Dion Hinchcliffe's Web 2.0 Blog

Many organizations have embarked on the journey of digital transformation over the last several years to sustainably reinvent themselves in modern terms. The first crop of lessons learned should now be evident but have been challenging to isolate and capture until recently. It's also clear that those lessons learned have been hard won, so we must build on them. Here's what we know so far

Deep automation in machine learning

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Toward a sustainable ML practice. Building a sustainable practice means investing in the tools that allow you to work effectively over the long term. We need to do more than automate model building with autoML; we need to automate tasks at every stage of the data pipeline.

Where is the Manager Role in Scrum?

The executives are there to define how the business operates and the structures need to sustain the organisation. The Scrum Framework defines three distinct roles; the Product Owner, the Development Team and the Scrum Master.


May 1st in Nashville, Tennessee: Scaling Agile Delivery (Talk)

James Shore

How do we create a sustainable codebase, minimize cross-team dependencies, and divide up the work? 08 Jan 2019. James Shore/Calendar. I’ll be at the deliver:Agile conference in Nashville from April 29th to May 1st. On the final day, I’ll be talking about scaling Agile from a technical perspective: When multiple teams work on the same product or set of products, how can those teams work together effectively?

Focus on Realization of Value, Not Delivery of Software – #SAFeSummit 14

Net Objectives

The purpose of Agile@scale is business agility- the quick realization of value predictably, sustainably & with high quality. We know we want to realize value in increments, but what do we call these increments? I say “realize” not “deliver” because the mere delivery of software often has no value- it usually requires non-software aspects to … Continue reading "Focus on Realization of Value, Not Delivery of Software – #SAFeSummit 14".

How companies are innovating in the energy sector

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

When leaders from 193 countries created a plan labeled the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015, it was the beginning of a new era of hope and possibilities. The ambitious goals promised equitable, sustainable growth for today’s and tomorrow’s generations by 2030.

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Converged Management and Automation: Faster Path to Cloud Operations

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

With Dell EMC VxBlock, enterprises around the world enjoy the simplicity of a turnkey system that’s engineered, manufactured, managed, supported and life-cycle sustained as a single product.

Transforming IT Performance into Formula One Success

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

While our first goal is to win World Championships, we also strive to be a sustainable ongoing business and today we are recognised as one of the world’s most illustrious high-technology brands. When people think of McLaren they think of Formula One where we have been competing since 1966.

Highlights from JupyterCon in New York 2018

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Sustaining wonder: Jupyter and the knowledge commons. Watch " Sustaining wonder: Jupyter and the knowledge commons.". Watch keynotes covering Jupyter's role in business, data science, higher education, open source, journalism, and other domains, from JupyterCon in New York 2018. People from across the Jupyter community are coming together in New York for JupyterCon. Below you'll find links to keynotes from the event. All the cool kids are doing it, maybe we should too?

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How OKR Works: A Beginner’s Guide

Luis Goncalves

It’s a proven, sustainable concept that has worked for many companies worldwide. How OKR works? OKR is a phenomenal goal setting framework that many companies swear by. It’s easy and simple. Very straightforward and is results-driven.

An Interview


Are we creating the reputation and revenue necessary to sustain our business over the long run? I was asked to to take part in an e-mail interview recently. I found the questions quite interesting - so I decided to post the interview here. Caution: The answers are brief and lack context.

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EPEAT: Dell EMC PowerEdge Servers Further Validated as the Responsible Choice

Armughan Ahmad - Dell EMC

Those who know the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) registry know it is one of the best indicators of sustainably produced electronics.

A Digital Service Canvas for Government and Enterprise

Maurya envisioned iterating through multiple versions of a canvas as quickly as possible until a sustainable business model is found. The stakeholders in a large, traditional enterprise are unlikely to recognize the iterative and emergent search for a sustainable business model.

5 Ways Artificial Intelligence Can Improve Your Business Right Now

OTS Solutions

Ultimately, the technology can help you create a satisfying experience for your customers, leading to sustainable growth. 5 Ways Artificial Intelligence Can Improve Your Business Right Now. Have you thought about artificial intelligence?

Scaling Scrum to the Limit

She argues that the overhead of working together with so many teams has reached the maximum sustainable by the current architecture. You’re likely to have been asked the question: “we need to go faster, how many more people do we need?”


How to create effective problem statements for idea challenges and hackathons

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Come up with more product ideas made of sustainable and renewable resources to educate and inspire young kids. Problem statements are concise descriptions of an issue that help understand the problems better and come up with effective solutions.

Scrum 3.0: Servant Leadership And Scrum Mastering


Change Agent (CA): A person who helps the Organization adopt, implement, and sustain Scrum and understand how best to support and work with Scrum Teams, including organizational design. Scrum Mastering is a servant-leadership role. That’s a given.

What’s Epic, User Story and Task in Scrum Work Hierarchy

Luis Goncalves

This does not only help your team sustain momentum but also gives you a clear idea of where you’re at in a particular sprint (whether you are lagging behind or just on time) and make adjustments as necessary.


Scrum Handbook: Servant Leadership And Scrum Mastering


Change Agent (CA): A person who helps the Organization adopt, implement, and sustain Scrum and understand how best to support and work with Scrum Teams, including organizational design. Scrum Mastering is a servant-leadership role. That’s a given.

How you can keep Scrum positive

Momentum and sustainable change require positive affect and social bonding. When practicing the guitar, there have been times when I got very demotivated and frustrated until I found out I was focusing on my mistakes instead of enjoying all the good licks I was producing on my guitar as well.


The Year Ahead for BPM -- 2019 Predictions from Top Influencers


Leading analyst firms seem to return to the roots of BPM as an orchestration layer implemented by workflow automation, and at least from where we stand it looks like this is a rapidly growing, sustainable market. Jacob Freund Camunda [link].

Communities of Practice Measurement: Focusing on the Right Metrics to Grow Your Company’s Knowledge Capital

Luis Goncalves

As such, it is crucial to sustaining the engagement between the members while maintaining the identity of the entire group. Making Sense of Your Company’s Knowledge Capital – Communities of Practice Measurement. Several factors affect the growth of a business or an organisation such as; the economic conditions in a country, changes in government policies, changes in the industry factors, and the competence of the team.

Solutions to Common Problems Scrum Teams Face


Ensure team velocity is sustainable and that the team delivers the committed work. The Scrum Team should work at a pace that is sustainable.


Agile Portfolio Management Definition: How To Run Your Company at Its Fullest Potential

Luis Goncalves

This is done in a streamlined way to optimise the development of value in a manner that’s sustainable in the long run. It’s interesting that a lot of IT projects are considered as failures even though the development teams were able to submit the output on time and within budget. As it turns out, these projects were not considered as successes since they didn’t meet the demands or standards of the stakeholders.

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How 3 women technologists built a career of their dreams

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

According to me, organizations can pay close attention to adding diversity in leadership to promote sustainable growth. Did you know that women seeking leadership roles often report a lack of good mentors as an obstacle to their career growth.