Systems Thinking, Episode #2: Complex Adaptive Systems

Scrum.org

In my previous 2 episodes of this series on Systems Thinking, I elaborated on what systems Thinking is and on the Wicked Problems Systems Thinking is trying to solve. In this episode, I want to explore Complex Adaptive Systems (CAS). Complex Adaptive Systems.

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Systems Thinking in Organizational Coaching

Scrum.org

This is quite a long read which you can download as the whitepaper "Systems Thinking in Organizational Coaching". In his book “Thinking, Fast and Slow”, Daniel Kahneman writes about the two types of systems: . System 1 works automatically and quickly.

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System Orchestration

DevOps.com

The post System Orchestration appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs ROELBOB

Systems Thinking, Episode #0 What is Systems Thinking?

Scrum.org

In a series of blog posts, I want to demonstrate how you can use Systems Thinking to resolve complex problems such as software teams not delivering the right software fast enough. . On my journey solving increasingly complex problems, I discovered Systems Thinking.

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Architect Your Organization for Effectiveness, Productivity, and Joy

Speaker: Ron Lichty, Consultant: Interim VP Engineering, Ron Lichty Consulting, Inc.

As a senior software leader, you likely spend more time working on the architecture of your systems than the architecture of your organization. Yet, structuring our teams and organizations is a critical factor for success. In fact, the impact of software architecture parallels the impact of organizational structure. We are excited to welcome Ron Lichty, co-author of a seminal book on managing software teams and a well-known speaker, he’ll speak to organizing for effectiveness, productivity and joy.

All Systems Go! Becoming a “Systems-Smart” Generation

Linda Booth Sweeney

As adults, it is easy to miss this simple truth: a cow is a complex, living system, in the same way that the human body, a family, a classroom, a community, an organization, or an ocean is. Living systems, unlike a collection or “heap of stuff ,” share similar characteristics.

Types of Operating System

The Crazy Programmer

An operating system is the basic mechanism behind the working of the computer systems and mobile devices and so, understanding the operating system becomes very important from a user’s perspective. The various types of Operating systems are as follows: Types of Operating System.

Testing Event-Driven Systems

Confluent

So you’ve convinced your friends and stakeholders about the benefits of event-driven systems. The Test Machine is the library that allows us to test that all these systems work together. All data required to set up the system for a test should be included in the test itself.

How Well Does Your System Flow?

Scrum.org

When working with a flow-based Kanban system there are a few statements that I would suggest most teams should bear in mind. We know that complex systems have limited capacity to turn all the demand they receive into valuable working products.

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Production Recommendation Systems with Cloudera

Cloudera Engineering

Machine learning for recommendations is a challenging endeavor in its own right, but it is just one part of the recommendation system, which must move, store, process, and update data, in production, across several different components.

Schema Evolution Patterns

Speaker: Alex Rasmussen, CEO, Bits on Disk

If you want to make your development team squirm, ask them about database schema changes or API versioning. Most development teams struggle with changing database schemas and updating API versions without breaking existing code. Alex Rasmussen is an expert in helping teams through these struggles. His talk will examine database schema changes and API versioning as two instances of schema evolution: how your systems respond when the structure of your structured data changes.

Wind River Launches CD Platform for Embedded Systems

DevOps.com

Wind River is fostering the adoption of DevOps processes for embedded systems by making available a continuous delivery (CD) platform that its customers can download. The post Wind River Launches CD Platform for Embedded Systems appeared first on DevOps.com.

How Systemic Approaches to ITOps Impact the Business Culture

DevOps.com

The post How Systemic Approaches to ITOps Impact the Business Culture appeared first on DevOps.com. AI Blogs DevOps Culture DevOps Practice Enterprise DevOps AIOps automation business culture IT operations ITOps system operatorsWe are at an inflection point in the rise of big data.

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The Challenge of Scaling Metrics in Distributed Systems

DevOps.com

Whether migrating from a monolithic architecture or building a distributed system from ground zero, there are many benefits to leverage from a microservices architecture–faster software deployment cycles, enhanced scalability, improved isolation of risk.

AI and systems at RISELab

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Ion Stoica outlines a few projects at the intersection of AI and systems that UC Berkeley's RISELab is developing. Continue reading AI and systems at RISELab

How Product Managers Can Learn to Love Reporting

Speaker: Eric Feinstein, Professional Services Manager, Looker

He will use the example of a product manager of a learning management software system and how she would go through the process of defining reporting for users of the product. For a long time, Product Managers have found it challenging to design interfaces inside their products that users could use for reporting. It seems like PMs and engineers have grown to hate embedded reporting.

The System Of OKR At Google

Evolution4all

John Doerr, one of the company’s investors, introduced the system as a method of setting goals and achieving them. The system originated from Intel. The system can also be applied to your personal life.

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A layman’s introduction to socio-technical systems

Xebia

Nowadays, there is an increasing interest and mentioning of socio-technical engineering, socio-technical systems. And although the words do not strike as odd on its own I personally have struggled quite a bit with the different meanings of the terms and understanding the field of socio-technical systems. The post A layman’s introduction to socio-technical systems appeared first on Xebia Blog.

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For critical systems, “just patch it” is a paradox

The Parallax

Patching for computer-driven critical-infrastructure systems, from hospitals to local 911 dispatchers to nuclear power plants and water treatment facilities, is more complex, largely because many of their systems can’t easily be updated, nor can they suffer downtime.

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File system task tests

CodeSignal

In this episode we revisited the same file system task that we saw last time, but with a focus on how the tests work. The post File system task tests appeared first on CodeSignal.

How to Apply Best Practices from Site Reliability Engineering in Your Organization

Speaker: Liz Fong-Jones, Principal Developer Advocate, Honeycomb.io

Modern software organizations build increasingly complex distributed systems with many moving parts. As senior software leaders, we often struggle with noisy alerts, grumbling between Dev and DevOps, slow incident resolution and many other related pain points. It’s hard to figure out what to do with this increasingly difficult problem, yet it’s clearly our responsibility to deliver features and production quality. We are excited to be joined by Liz Fong-Jones, who has a deep understanding of what it takes to implement SRE-type practices in many different kinds of organizations. She brings together a picture and set of practices under the umbrella of Production Excellence that provides a clear and practical plan for senior software leaders.

How social science research can inform the design of AI systems

O'Reilly Media - Data

The O’Reilly Data Show Podcast: Jacob Ward on the interplay between psychology, decision-making, and AI systems. Most recently, he’s become interested in the interplay between research in psychology, decision-making, and AI systems.

8-Point Grid System

MagmaLabs

When we look at a page that has a rhythm among spaces, a cadence in the elements, and gives us a feeling of easy reading is because it probably has been designed while using a grid system. A grid system is a way to divide a canvas in order to compose the elements in an orderly manner.

Systems Thinking- From Local Optimization to Global Optimization

Scrum.org

Next, the “Systemic Structures” level looks at the structures that might be producing the observed pattern of behavior. Analyzing a problem or situation from a systemic level (Multiple levels) can be useful in several ways. Tools for Systems Thinking

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Understanding Design Systems and Patterns

Toptal

Learn about the evolution of design systems and how designers can adopt a holistic approach to systems thinking

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How Product Managers Can Learn to Love Reporting

Speaker: Eric Feinstein, Professional Services Manager, Looker

He will use the example of a product manager of a learning management software system and how she would go through the process of defining reporting for users of the product.

Debugging Distributed Systems: 3 Common Distributed Tracing Challenges & How to Overcome Them

OverOps

The accelerated adoption of microservices and increasingly distributed systems brings the promise of greater speed, scalability and flexibility. A “statusID” or “statusDate” in one system could mean something completely different in another system.

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Distributed systems: A quick and simple definition

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

Get a basic understanding of distributed systems and then go deeper with recommended resources. These always-on and always-available expectations are handled by distributed systems, which manage the inevitable fluctuations and failures of complex computing behind the scenes.

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The Implications of Systems Thinking and Complex Systems

Net Objectives

It’s called “Systems Thinking and Complex Systems.” I keep hearing that because we are working on complex … Continue reading "The Implications of Systems Thinking and Complex Systems". Complexity Systems ThinkingThis was originally written 2013-12-30 22:56 by Al Shalloway I have just started writing a new book and there is a section in the introduction that I thought would be interesting to people. Here is an early version.

Fun with SQL: Text and system functions

The Citus Data

If you work on a tool that records data about how much data you’ve stored, or even work with the system information about your Postgres database you often deal with this.

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Best Practices for Micro-Services Management, Traceability and Visualization

Speaker: Robert Starmer, Cloud Advisor, Founding Partner at Kumulus Technologies

This session will cover: Service Mesh - managing distributed systems communications for continuous delivery environments.

Systems Thinking, Episode #1 What are Wicked Problems and why should I care?

Scrum.org

In a series of blog posts, I want to share how you can use Systems Thinking to resolve complex problems. Systems Thinking aims at understanding and possibly solving complex problems. The system is so complex, every change we do creates many bugs. .

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Deploying A New Surveillance System?

Dell EMC

Deploying a new surveillance system? Test for the “what-ifs” of system-wide integration. Accelerate time to deployment, minimize risks, and overcome complexities of surveillance system integration with the most comprehensive lab validation services in the industry.

Legacy Systems Prove to be Digital Transformation Headwind

DevOps.com

The post Legacy Systems Prove to be Digital Transformation Headwind appeared first on DevOps.com. Blogs DevOps Culture Enterprise DevOps Leadership Suite digital disruption digital transforma digitization legacy systems legacy technology

Keeping Your Nonprofit's Systems Secure During the COVID-19 Pandemic

TechSoup

As nonprofits transition to a remote workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic, significant changes to the traditional IT systems at most organizations are afoot. Along with all this comes new security concerns that nonprofits must keep in mind to keep their systems safe.

The Complete Predictive Analytics Lifecycle for Application Teams

Speaker: Sriram Parthasarathy, Senior Director of Predictive Analytics, Logi Analytics

Applications with predictive analytics are able to deliver massive value to end users. But what steps should product managers take to add predictive analytics to their applications? In this webinar, we’ll walk through an end-to-end lifecycle of embedding predictive analytics inside an application. Find out how a real-world application decided what predictive questions to ask, sourced the right data, organized resources, built models, deployed predictive analytics in production, and monitored model performance over time.

DevOps vs. systems administration

Capgemini

Most people are aware of the traditional role of a system administrator. System Administrators provide the computing environment and access to the engineers, enabling them to do their job and move on to the next request. Faster recovery from system failures.