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    5 Great Agile Suggestions And One Questionable One

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    I’ve long been a big fan of agile development and DevOps, but after lots of recent projects and non-trivial pain points, I’m skeptical of anyone who recommends “less documentation” as leading to improvements in processes and quality. These techniques...
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    Alas, IE9, we knew ye well…

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    As we get to EOL for Windows XP, the transition to modern browsers should be well underway… Google Apps users will have to upgrade to either Internet Explorer 10 or 11 as Google moves away from supporting users on the older IE9. Google Apps Soon Ending...
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    Metadata is everything

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    I’ve been teaching one of my customers the fundamentals of Power BI this past week, so maybe I’m just hypersensitized to data issues right now, but I saw this and thought it was humorous. If your data isn’t clean, you’ll get really “interesting” results...
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    The Perils of Predictive Analytics

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    There was a story last year about how Target predicted that a teenage girl was pregnant, based on her shopping habits, before her parents became aware of the situation. Target broke through to a new level of customer tracking with the help of statistical...
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