November, 2019

Inverse the Six Ws for Problem Discovery

Ludwig Melik


Bliki: WaterfallProcess

Martin Fowler

In the software world, “waterfall” is commonly used to describe a style of software process, one that contrasts with the ideas of iterative, or agile styles.

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Pwned Android, Chromium devices drive winnings at Tokyo hacker contest

The Parallax

TOKYO—When it comes to getting hacked by security researchers at the seventh annual Mobile Pwn2Own hacking contest here, smart TVs could be a lot smarter about staying secure. The same goes for Wi-Fi routers, Xiaomi Android phones, and an Amazon Echo.

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Epic Focus: Measure your way to a better time to market


There are several recurring wishes our clients bring to us, one of which is speed, to improve time to market. However, there is no dial that we can turn to deliver value faster. Software teams are not like cars; there’s no accelerator pedal.

Rapid Experimentation at Every Stage of Product Development

Speaker: Tanya Koshy, VP of Product, UserTesting

Experimentation isn't something you do once you have designs or once you’ve built the product; it's important to validate early and often to better understand your customer, their needs, and the market opportunity. Join Tanya Koshy, VP of Product at UserTesting, as she explores how, by using customer feedback at every stage of the product development process, you can better and more quickly iterate on your product ideas. Ultimately, this rapid experimentation during development will enable you to deliver customer value faster.

Is Agile Accountability an Oxymoron?

Agile Alliance

Despite what some people may think, accountability and Agile are not mutually exclusive. How does your organization incorporate accountability? Is it part of your organization’s value statement or part of your enterprise culture?

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2020 & Beyond: Planning Your Organization's Innovation Program

Sara Husk

[VLOG] When Does the Scrum Master Use the Scrum Master Stances

Hello awesome people. It's me again with new learnings from the trenches. In our Professional Scrum Master and Professional Scrum Master II class, we talk about several stances that the Scrum Master use to improve organisation agility to deliver valuable products.


Difference between GET and POST Method

The Crazy Programmer

Http protocol supports the following methods to retrieve data such as get, post, put, delete etc. In this article, I will tell you about the difference between GET and POST methods. These methods are basically used to get and send any data.

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Focus on what was “Done” during Sprint Review


As Scrum Trainer I get to meet a lot of teams and hear of many different ways to do Scrum. Most are valid ways, yet some seem more aligned with the values of Scrum or the purpose of the specific Scrum Element. In this post we’ll have a look at the Sprint Review. The Sprint […]. The post Focus on what was “Done” during Sprint Review appeared first on Xebia Blog. Agile Agile Coach Scrum

The Science of High-Impact Experimentation

Speaker: Holly Hester-Reilly, Founder and Product Management Coach, H2R Product Science

Too many product teams don't know what to test, which leads to poorly designed experiments and unclear results. How can a product manager be certain they’re making effective decisions when it comes to experimentation? Join Holly Hester-Reilly, Founder and Product Management Coach at H2R Product Science, as she walks us through the entire experimentation process, from deciding what to test to sharing the results with stakeholders, to illustrate what strong testing practices look like and how they can be implemented in every organization.

Diversity and Inclusion: What It Is and Why It Matters

Agile Alliance

Join our conversation with the Agile community about diversity and inclusion. Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) has become increasingly important to the Agile community over the past several years.

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Thank you

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

The post Thank you appeared first on HackerEarth Blog. Downloads Talent Assessment


How Oxfam India Works to Fight Poverty and Inequality


Each year, some 827,000 people in low- and middle-income countries die as a result of inadequate water, sanitation, and hygiene. This problem is often exacerbated by natural disasters, such as the flooding that happened in India in 2017 and 2018.

15 Sprint Review Anti-Patterns

TL; DR: 15 Sprint Review Anti-Patterns. Are we still on the right track? Answering this question in a collaborative effort of the Scrum Team as well as internal (and external) stakeholders is the purpose of the Sprint Review.


Design and Run Experiments That Actually Progress Your Business

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

Experimenting as a way to explore new products, services, and business models can help eliminate the guesswork involved in building something your customers actually value. That said, it's often quite tricky to take your vision and figure out the first experiment to run. How do you get started? How can you ensure your experiments are well-designed? Join Nick Noreña, educator, entrepreneur, and currently an Innovation Coach at Kromatic, as he walks us through how we can figure out the right experiments to run for any product or service, and in organizations of all sizes.

How to Read and Write to JSON File in Python

The Crazy Programmer

In this tutorial we will go through the process of reading and writing JSON files in Python. While sending or receiving data between server it can only be text, so JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) is a data format used to convert JavaScript object to JSON and send it to the server. Python has a module json which is used in doing manipulation on json files and for creating new json files.

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How to Encourage Your Team When Results are Disappointing

Let's Grow Leaders

What do you do when everyone gets an “A” for effort, but the results are disappointing? 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 […].

Maintaining Strategic Focus During Agile Releases

In today’s hyper-competitive world, releasing early and often is a business necessity. When done right, this unrelenting commitment to speed enables product teams to quickly respond to shifting market conditions. But sometimes, agility can lead to a lack of strategic focus.

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Download Recruitment dashboard template

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

The post Download Recruitment dashboard template appeared first on HackerEarth Blog. Downloads Talent Assessment

How to Design Strong Experiments

Speaker: Franziska Beeler, Head of Cloud Academy, and Tendayi Viki, Associate Partner, Strategyzer

When testing new business and product ideas, choosing the right experiment is just the beginning. After we have chosen our experiment, it’s important that we spend some time designing it well. Join Tendayi Viki, corporate innovation expert and associate partner at Strategyzer, and Franziska Beeler, Head of Cloud Academy at Strategyzer, as they walk us through the three key elements that help you design stronger experiments and come away with the evidence you need to advance your idea.

Conflict: Uncomfortable, Yet Necessary with Jennifer Jones-Patulli

Marcus Blankenship - Podcasts

Episode 29. ?Is Is conflict always a bad thing? In this episode of Programming Leadership, Marcus and his guest, Jennifer Jones-Patulli, discuss how people tend to think about conflict and how they handle it.

Focus on what was "Done" during Sprint Review

As Scrum Trainer I get to meet a lot of teams and hear of many different ways to do Scrum. Most are valid ways, yet some seem more aligned with the values of Scrum or the purpose of the specific Scrum Element. In this post we'll have a look at the Sprint Review.


Python Tic Tac Toe Game

The Crazy Programmer

In this tutorial we are going to see how we can implement the tic tac toe game in Python. We can either make use of random numbers for the computer move or we can develop a simple algorithm which will play the role of a computer. . Let us first see the representation of our board. For the purpose of this tutorial every place in the board is given a number. The board will look like this.

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Spooky Scenarios in Debugging


Rick Zucker, an experienced Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) Manager, spoke at the October Test in Production Meetup in Seattle, co-hosted by LaunchDarkly and the Seattle DevOps Meetup. He shared about spooky scenarios in debugging and lessons learned from those scenarios.

Get Better User Insights With Wasteless Validation

Speaker: Tim Herbig, Product Management Coach and Consultant

Product teams tend to get ahead of themselves by rushing from idea straight to building a Minimum Viable Product (MVP). How can a product manager slow their team down and prevent them from wasting valuable resources? Join Tim Herbig, Product Management Coach and Consultant, as he introduces a new way of understanding MVPs and explores how you can approach validation without wasting the resources of your development team.

Achieving Organizational Change Through Scaled DevOps

The rapid pace of technological change has had a major impact on customer expectation, forcing IT decision-makers to adopt agile processes to ensure the continual delivery of innovation.

Interconnection Trends: A Diversifying Industry Drives Multicloud Adoption


To make the most of what’s on offer in the cloud, you can’t afford to tie yourself down to one provider. That’s the sentiment that’s driving widespread multicloud adoption across industries.

“Misconfiguration” – New Code Word for Human Error, Sets Stage for Increased Automation


Digging into the results of our sixth annual 2019 State of the Firewall Report , it came as no surprise that a lack of automation remains a key challenge for security teams.

Business Efficiency? Watch the Ball, not the Player

In football, the team that wins is the one that gets the ball in the other team’s goal most times. Not the one that runs the most. What matters most is what is happening to the ball. So, we need to watch the ball, not the player. Business is no different.

An Adult Conversation About Estimates

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

Estimates are a contentious topic in software development. Most of our development teams hate providing estimates and many managers are starting to view them as unnecessary. As senior software leaders, how can we determine whether estimates are helpful or harmful to our teams? We are excited to be joined by Beekey Cheung, a software consultant and blogger known as Professor Beekums, who has helped many leaders and teams go from fearing estimates to using them appropriately. He'll walk us through the value of estimates, how to overcome the hesitancy many have in giving them, and how to provide better estimates.

Why Organizations Love Data like Pizza

TIBCO - Connected Intelligence

Nearly everyone loves pizza. Norwegians lead the world with over 11 pies per person per year. The United States follows closely with one in eight Americans eating pizza each day. Domino’s Pizza Inc., the global market share leader, is growing at over 15% annually.

Two Stackery Superstars Named AWS Serverless Heroes


It’s been a great couple of months at Stackery. Since coming on as CEO earlier this year, I’ve been impressed with how much our team gets done and their contributions to making the serverless development experience easier and more reliable.

DevOps Chat: Demystifying Spinnaker VM Baking, with Salesforce

Spinnaker Summit 2019 Preview: As you use an open source tool like Spinnaker, the more you develop best practices and learnings. These are useful to share with others internal to the enterprise and other open source users.