On average, it takes a company 8 months to figure out it's been hacked. In a world where innovation and deployment is expected at an ever-increasing pace, security is often neglected. Security requires time, and this time is often not prioritized, imposing a challenge when new vulnerabilities are discovered and exposed every day.
As developers, how do we build inherently secure and maintainable code and infrastructure to protect our data and identities? How do we equip ourselves with tools to withstand intrusive and adversarial attacks and prepare for unforeseen security risks?
In the rapidly changing and evolving tech ecosystem, it is vital that you can add value, increase your development speed, and cut out as many of the cumbersome, boring and repetitive tasks as possible.
Between tailoring your own strict schedule, eliminating distractions and preserving your mental health, what other habits, methods and methodologies will help developer productivity? Agile, Scrum, Kanban? Is there a be-all end-all method to upping developer productivity? Fact is, we must continuously adapt to constant changes.
In recent years, we've seen a huge increase in AI innovations prompted by vast amounts of data, the cloud, innovations in algorithms and more. There is still a stark contrast between the number of data scientists and the need for AI professionals. Therefore developers will have to implement AI technology in their professional and personal projects as it continues to permeate just about every industry. So how can developers begin to design AI applications that engage customers, optimize operations and transform products?
Where should you start? Get to know the different AI frameworks and APIs which will enable you to learn new skills and stay relevant in the work space.
We live in a time where the hierarchical structure of teams with managers is moving to a new model of tribes with leaders. In the ideal version of this new landscape, the expertise of developers and specialists is recognized and everyone is involved in the decision-making process. How can we make this transition? How do we cope with our new roles? What works and what doesn’t?
Behind every online interaction is a real live person with their own unique background, perspectives, biases and context. To be successful we must embrace and nurture our relationships with other humans, whether they are a community member in an open source project, the founder of a startup or work for a huge corporation. How have our conversations changed in the past year? In the past five years? How will they change in the future?