How the Project Management Office Can Enable Agile Software Development

There are many benefits of agile software development, including the ability to accelerate growth, foster developer autonomy, and respond to changing customer needs faster, all while creating a company culture that embraces innovation. But, while we’re still bickering over what is precisely agile and what precisely isn’t, some feel left behind. From middle management to whole project management offices, there are many struggling to find their place in an agile transformation.

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Open Source Survey

The Open Source Survey is an open data project by GitHub and collaborators from academia, industry, and the broader open source community.

With over 50 questions, the 2017 survey covers a wide range of topics. Below, we highlight some of the most actionable and important insights about the community.

The data described below covers only the random sample sourced from open source repositories on GitHub.com. Percentages are rounded and may not always sum to 100.

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RHSA-2017:1390-1: Important: samba security update

Red Hat Enterprise Linux: An update for samba is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2 Advanced
Update Support, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 Advanced Update Support, Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 6.5 Advanced Update Support, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5 Telco
Extended Update Support, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 Advanced Update Support,
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 Telco Extended Update Support, Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 6.7 Extended Update Support, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2 Extended
Update Support.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of
Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives
a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE
link(s) in the References section.
CVE-2017-7494

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Linux Foundation: Introduction to Linux Course Review

The Linux Foundation offers a number of online courses via the edX platform including an Introduction to Linux. One very attractive feature of these courses is that they are free to take, although you can pay an additional fee of $99 (around £75) for a formal ‘certificate of completion’ if you wish.

The Introduction to Linux course has been prepared by Jerry Cooperstein, the Training Program Director for the Linux Foundation, and there’s even a short welcome message from the creator of the Linux kernel, Linus Torvalds himself. So it’s safe to say you’re in good hands.

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