Technical talent is obviously in his jeans (pun intended)
John and Damon chat with Randy Shoup (Stitch Fix) about what he’s learned building high-scale systems and teams through multiple generations of technology and practices… and how he is doing it again today.
John and Damon chat with Barbara Bouldin about her first-hand view of the good — and the ugly — through the past few decades of the technology industry. From Bell Labs to the breakup of AT&T (“Ma Bell”) to enterprise software to transforming government agencies today, Barbara’s journey has been an interesting ride.
Alan Shimel (DevOps.com) joins John and Damon for a freewheeling conversation that draws connections between DevOps transformations and Alan’s background in the security, investment, and publishing industries.
James Turnbull joins John and Damon to chat about monitoring, automation, and the changing art of operations. In addition to his work as a practitioner (Kickstarter) and past as vendor (Puppet Labs), you might also have read some of James’s popular books on Monitoring, Puppet, Logstash, Docker, and Linux.
Justin Cormack (Unikernel Systems / Docker) joins John and Damon to discuss the rise of unikernels, containers, microservices, serverless, and other emerging trends that are threatening to change not only what our systems look like, but how we interact with them.
If a serverless server reboots does anyone hear it?
John and Damon welcome back the always insightful Patrick Debois (Small Town Heroes) to get his practitioner point of view of going “serverless”, delivering mobile apps, and the continued evolution of DevOps.
In this special episode, Damon turns the tables and interviews John. The wide ranging conversations hits on everything from containers, to Docker, to microservices, to immutable infrastructure, to unikernals, and the impact of it all.
John and Damon chat with researcher, data scientist, and IT operational performance expert, Dr. Nicole Forsgren. Nicole answers John and Damon’s questions about the 2015 State of DevOps Report, highlights the areas that are groundbreaking, and gives advice on how to leverage the report when you need to make the case for DevOps.
The world just might need a philosopher superhero.
Josh Corman (Sonatype, Rugged DevOps, I am the Cavalry) joins John and Damon for a chat about why security means more than preventing theft and can’t be separated from quality, why the software supply chain can literally be about life or death, wanting to be a superhero, burnout, and more.
John and Damon talk to Mary and Tom Poppendieck about their groundbreaking work translating Lean product development principles to software development, “The Seven Deadly Sins”, containers to reduce friction, their best-selling books, and what keeps them from actually retiring.
Jody Mulkey (CTO, Ticketmaster) joins John and Damon to talk about the ups and downs of transforming a global enterprise. Topics include: Applying lean product development, building the alignment with the right metrics, finding your way to inspiring the organization, new operating models, facing burnout, and trying to be the Chief Obstacle Remover.
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