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Robert Diana11/16/14
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Geek Reading November 14, 2014

These items are the fruits of those ideas, the items I deemed worthy from my daily reading. These items are a combination of tech business news, development news and programming tools and techniques.

David Shepherd11/16/14
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Southern Fried Agile: A Shift in Perspective

Besides my personal perspective shifts, Southern Fried Agile was representative of a number of other perspective shifts ongoing in the agile community.

Ravi Namboori11/15/14
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SAP Enterprise Resource Planning

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is a software for managing businesses which facilitates organizations to manage their business by automating several back office tasks using various integrated applications. These tasks include the entire operation modules, such as manufacturing, development, human resources, financial management, and sales and marketing, among others.

Mark Needham11/14/14
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R: Converting a named vector to a data frame

I’ve been playing around with igraph’spage rank function to see who the most central nodes in the London NoSQL scene are and I wanted to put the result in a data frame to make the data easier to work with.

Gil Zilberfeld11/14/14
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The Illusion of Control

As managers, we can create a safe environment where issues can appear, and we can do something about them, rather than keeping them secret until the last irresponsible moment. We can be honest with our customers to create trust between us, and improve our relationship with them, which will benefit both of us.

Mike Cottmeyer11/13/14
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Agile Smells Versus Agile Zombies in the Uncanny Valley

I don’t like to use the term smell. I prefer to say that you’re in “the valley”. I’m referring to the uncanny valley. When something looks and moves almost, but not exactly, like a healthy person, it causes a response of revulsion among some observers. To that, I believe there is an Agile uncanny valley and it’s full of Agile zombies.

John Walter11/12/14
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Introducing DZone's 2014 Guide to Enterprise Integration

DZone's 2014 Guide to Enterprise Integration was produced to help you discover emerging information about the Enterprise Integration landscape. Enterprise Integration poses huge challenges for developers, and with so many different technologies to choose from, finding the right solution can be tricky.

John Walter11/12/14
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The Best of DZone: Nov. 4 - Nov. 11

If you missed anything on DZone this week, now's your chance to catch up! This week's best include a look at AngularJS' dominance, a SQL/NoSQL debate, a tutorial on learning R, and a joke!

John Walter11/12/14
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Dev of the Week: Daniel Bryant

Every week here and in our newsletter, we feature a new developer/blogger from the DZone community to catch up and find out what he or she is working on now and what's coming next. This week we're talking to Daniel Bryant, Principal Consultant at OpenCredo and author in our upcoming Guide to Enterprise Integration.

Mike Cottmeyer11/12/14
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Agile Assessments - A Deeper Dive

In my previous post Agile Assessments, I wrote about reasons to do an assessment and considerations when doing one. In this post, I’ll continue the assessment topic with focus on Rating Scales and Frequency.

Johanna Rothman11/12/14
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Five Tips for Tactical Management

Sometimes, you just need to get on with the work. You need to give yourself some breathing room so you can think for a while. Here are some tips that will help you tackle the day-to-day management work:

Bob Hartman11/12/14
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Agile Homeschool Update

Last year, I wrote about how we use an agile approach for homeschool. Since then, we’ve refined our approach. This school year, we updated our board to reflect some of those changes.

Mike Bushong11/11/14
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Conformity as an inhibitor to strategy

Our hard-wired need to conform flies against our desires to be different an innovative. As you consider strategy, you should make sure that you are not subconsciously shackling your ideas to the rest of the industry. But the good news is that because conformity is so popular, the few that are able to get past it end up in a remarkably powerful position.

Jorge Ramon11/11/14
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Ext JS Grid Grouping Tutorial

This tutorial shows you how to create a grouped grid in Ext JS. Ext JS grid grouping is a common scenario in business applications where users need to analyze tabular data grouped by different attributes. The Ext JS application that you will create in this tutorial will render an Ext JS grid containing fictional data describing model cars.

Allen Coin11/11/14
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Raspberry Pi Gets Smaller and Cheaper

IoT tinkerers rejoice! Yesterday, the Raspberry Pi Foundation announced the launch of the new Model A+. The A+ is smaller, more efficient, and costs less.