Agile Story Estimation

Agile story estimations can be done through the use of time or story points. The story points approach is popular and widely used by team because the story points are assigned to a story in the backlog as a measure of relative effort and complexity of that story. This blog post intent is not to teach the team to achieve perfect or accurate estimation, but to assist the team in achieving reliable velocity. With reliable velocity, the team can easily predict how long it would take to deliver a unit of work in the backlog. A unit of work could be a milestone or an epic. ... Read More...


Django deployment to Google App Engine with Github Action

Github action was released by Github as a feature to enable automation and customization of the development to deployment workflows for software development teams. Github actions ease the flow of execution, testing and possibly deployment of repository residing on Github. Also, Github actions provide the flexibility of creating custom flows and steps that are available in standards Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment (CD) solutions.... Read More...


Named entity extraction from text in Python

The ability to understand and process natural language is regarded as one of the superiority of humans to computer. Humans if able to read and or possibly write, can readily comprehend written texts and make meanings out of the syllables, grammar, vocabulary and punctuation. Although, as simple and effortless as it might seem for humans, making meaning out of a simple text for computers requires a bit of rules, logic driven approach or machine training and adaptation.... Read More...


Log Analytics in Azure

Log Analytics service helps in providing information about environments using its rich log storage and analytic features. Application Insights is used for monitoring applications. However, it is equally important to monitor the environment on which an application is hosted and running. This involves the infrastructure, such as virtual machines, Docker containers, and related components.... Read More...