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  • Q&A on The Great ScrumMaster

    by Ben Linders on  Feb 03, 2017 3

    In The Great ScrumMaster Zuzana Šochová explores the ScrumMaster role and provides solutions for dealing with everyday and difficult situations. She describes the #ScrumMasterWay, a concept which defines three levels of operation of ScrumMasters.

  • Practicing Machine Learning with Optimism

    by Alyssa Frazee on  Feb 02, 2017

    Using machine learning to solve real-world problems often presents challenges that weren't initially considered during the development of the machine learning method. This article addresses a few examples of such issues and hopefully provides some suggestions (and inspiration) for how to overcome the challenges using straightforward analyses on the data you already have.

  • The Misaligned Middle and Getting off the Hamster Wheel Using Kanban

    by Shane Hastie on  Jan 31, 2017

    At the Agile 2016 conference, Dominica DeGrandis and Julia Wester of Leankit gave talks on helping middle managers adapt to change and how Kanban can be used to identify problems in workflows, which people need to address.

More Than React: Why You Shouldn’t Use ReactJS for Complex Interactive Front-End Projects, Part I

Posted by Yang Bo on  Jan 30, 2017

Yang Bo showcases reasons why React stumbles when used in complicated front-end projects and how his Binding.scala framework improves the experience. 7

Introduction to Machine Learning with Python

Posted by Michael Manapat on  Jan 28, 2017

In this article, we present an extended “case study” in Python: how can we build a machine learning model to detect credit card fraud?

Might the Blockchain Outlive Bitcoin?

Posted by George Hurlburt on  Jan 26, 2017

Crypto-currency remains controversial, and Bitcoin is at the center of this controversy. Here is an update on the state of Bitcoin in particular, and examines the future of crypto-currency in general. 1

Building Reactive Applications with Akka Actors and Java 8

Posted by Markus Eisele on  Jan 23, 2017

Use Akka and Java 8 to create distributed Actor based microservices that can elastically scale to support huge volumes of data.

An Introduction to Differential Privacy

Posted by Charlie Cabot on  Jan 22, 2017

Differential privacy leapt from research papers to tech news headlines last year when, in the WWDC keynote, Apple VP of Engineering Craig Federighi announced Apple’s use of the concept in iOS.

Q&A on the Book Soul-Centered Leadership

Posted by Ben Linders on  Jan 21, 2017

The book Soul-Centered Leadership provides ideas and exercises for developing skills to lead people while being in touch with your soul, based on emotional intelligence, psychology, and spirituality.

Virtual Panel: What's Next for .NET?

Posted by Pierre-Luc Maheu on  Jan 20, 2017

A lot happened in the last year in the .NET ecosystem: cross-platform, cloud, mobile, web apps and universal apps. Developers wonder where all this is going and what will be required to get there. 2

Analysis and Mitigation of NoSQL Injections

Posted by Aviv Ron Alexandra-Shulman-Peleg Anton Puzanov on  Jan 18, 2017

Because code analysis alone is insufficient to prevent attacks in today's typical large-scale deployment, certain mitigations should be done throughout the entire software life cycle.

What Does "Being Digital" Actually Mean?

Posted by Reda Hmeid on  Jan 17, 2017

This article gives a description of what Being Digital is and how it can be achieved. Digital is about putting less emphasis on tech for success and more on your customers. 4

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