TC Sessions: Enterprise

During a fireside chat, SAP CEO Bill McDermott, spoke with TechCrunch news editor Frederic Lardinois at TechCrunch Sessions: Enterprise.

TC Sessions: Enterprise – Blue Shield of California Theater at YBCA – September 5, 2019

Source: TC Sessions: Enterprise | TechCrunch

Express your opinion, politely.

A very British way to tell a politician what you think. More people should act this kindly.

Facebook lost phone numbers

Again, it’s Facebook, that made news with a data breach. TechCrunch reported first about midnight Euroean time, but it’s all over the news by today, noon. It’s time to realize social media is a mistake.

Go 1.13 released

Some of the highlights include:

Doing the heavy lifting together

Running products in large organisations is a challenging task. Sebastian Lindemann of Product Coalition shares a few thoughts on high impact team cooperation modes.

How product teams can work together to maximize impact “Driving is easy if you are the only one the road“ … my driving instructor had many wise words to share. This one stuck with me as it is applies to so much more than driving a car.

Source: Doing the heavy lifting together

@Jack was hacked

Like so many Twitter attacks lately, it was a SIM swap.

@Jack was hacked. Wired has a story how it happened. TL;DR: Sim Swap is an attack that allows intercepting the 2nd factor for authentication, when using SMS to a cellphone.

Source: How Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s Account Was Hacked

Product Team FAQ

Marty Cagan of the Silicon Valley Product Group published an article only yesterday, comparing Product and Feature Teams. Apparently, the article generated so much feedback that Marty found it worthwhile clarifying a few of his thoughts and collect the gist of the feedback he received.

Every so often one of my articles seems to strike a chord, and this latest one on the difference between Product Teams and Feature Teams certainly seemed to do that.  I am grateful for the very positive response.  This morning I woke up to well over a hundred people that took the time to e-mail […]

Source: Product Team FAQ | Silicon Valley Product Group

What People Hate About Being Managed by Algorithms

Uber ran a study to figure out, how people feel about being managed by ‘the platform’. And to no surprise, Captain Obvious helped with the results. Drivers working for the company, feel like they are managed by a micromanager, watching every small step and worse, criticising every small mistake, leads to worse, sometimes toxic results. There is way to go for algorithms to catch up with social achievements.

It’s like having a micromanaging boss who’s always watching you.

Source: What People Hate About Being Managed by Algorithms, According to a Study of Uber Drivers

Python 3.8.0b4 is now available for testing

It’s time for the last beta release of Python 3.8. Go find it at: This release is the last of four planned beta release previews. Beta release previews are intended to give the wider community the opportunity to test new features and bug fixes and to prepare their projects to support the new feature release.

Source: Python 3.8.0b4 is now available for testing