Join us as we continue our conversation with Randy Shoup with a focus on the people and process side of building out successful development and product teams. Randy shares tips and proven techniques that have helped him to build and support successfuly distributed teams, and to reach goals that many of the product developers and product managers have been hoping to get to as we move further in the evolution of the technology ecosystem.
Randy Shoup joins the GCOD for a very informative and candid chat on development velocity, the DevOps goal, finding traction, and how he has led teams to success with a variety of products and platforms.
Randy is working on some very intereseting things at StitchFix, and brings a storied career and set of experiences to the conversation. Big thanks to Randy for sharing what could be some of the best tips to finding success with higher velocity of development including some of the tools and techniques that will help us all get there.
Ep. 45 - Community Building - products, platforms, and challenges with Angelo Luciani (@AngeloLuciani)
We bring back Angelo Luciani to talk about the product and process approach to building out IT communities and influencer programs. With all of the ways available to host an IT community, what should community leaders be looking at to help bring their community together both online and in-person.
Patrick Melampy of 128 Technology joins us for a chat to discuss the challenges in the world of traditional networking. We go over the 128 Technology solution and why it is an interesting method to solve SDN challenges. Thanks to Patrick for taking the time to review their solution with us and how SDN in general is becoming the next important battleground for both networking customers and vendors.
Richard Arnold joins us for this informative chat on the process he recently went through with replatforming his personal blog and rebranding across social media platforms. You won't want to miss a bit of htis one as it really helps to pull together the key steps you should be thinking about as you look at bringing your personal brand into a new name and blog platform. Check out Richard's fresh new site at http://d8tadude.com and make sure to listen in to this great conversation.
If you only read one blog this week, this is the one you should start with: https://robhirschfeld.com/2017/01/17/spiraling-ops-debt-the-sre-coding-imperative/
We chat with Rob Hirschfeld (@zehicle) on the subject of spiraling operations debt and the SRE coding imperative, plus how he and the RackN team are helping to solve some of those challenges.
Have you ever wondered how a VCDX or a CCIE holds down a full time role and also an aggressive learning plan? This informative episode will share tips on how to learn tough topics quicky, and how to embrace a learning plan that will lead to personal and professional advancement. We each share our personal learning styles and tips which will give you ideas on how to map learning to your personality.
Join this exciting chat with Armon Dadgar, co-founder of HashiCorp, as we look at how to define DevOps in terms of where you and your organization are in the evolution. This is also where you learn key tips on how to approach evolving yourself and your team to be able to begin embracing a DevOps approach to IT. Also, some news about an important upcoming webinar!
Join us as we have a great chat with HashiCorp founder, Mitchell Hashimoto. This is a good opportunity to become familiar with the various products in the HashiCorp ecosystem and to learn the importance of composable infrastructure and how HashiCorp products have come to be as a result of this.
As we shift our focus in the industry to what's next, the decision for us as techologists is to finding our footing in both the past and the future. My thoughts on some of the AWS re:Invent conference and our evolution as architects should plant some seeds on how to build your path towards embracing public cloud in your IT portfolio.
This dynamic chat takes us through the rise of containers, some big things happening in the ecosystem around containers, and also the reasons why this shift is occurring. Phil Estes joins us to talk about his experiences in the container community and brings some very interesting insight into why we should all be digging into Docker and the like.
In a fun and informative chat with Craig Waters (@cswaters1), we talk about the value of community as a learning platform, the rise of the generalist, and much more on how you can take your career to the next level with some simple steps that Craig, and others, have proven out.
What's the deal with unikernels?! We had Ian Eyberg of Defer Panic join us to talk about what a unikernel is, why it's an important part of the overall IT strategy, and when you should or should not use them. A great end-to-end discussion that will also open your eyes to new ways of doing some interesting things!
In a great conversation with Brian Gracely (@bgracely), we talk about moving up the stack, the Cloudcast podcast, the evolution of IT, and much more.
Following on our rebranding chat with Edward Haletky, this episode covers some very powerful tips on Wordpress with regards to rebranding, site speed, plugins, security, and much more. Thank you to Edward for a dynamic chat with some key tips that every Wordpress site owner should know.
Having just completed the rebrand of TVP Strategy, we sat down with Edward Haletky (@Texiwill) to talk about being an analyst versus being a blogger, the rebrand of TVP Strategy, and much more. This is the first of a two-part chat which will lead us to another session where we talk about the website changes and challenges that go along with a rebranding effort.
As OpenStack celebrates the 6th birthday of the open cloud ecosystem, we chat with OpenStack Foundation COO, Mark Collier. Mark has been in the industry and has helped to lead out the work on OpenStack from its inception to now, and this is just the beginning of the story!
We had a chance to sit down with David Siles (@dsiles), CTO of DataGravity to chat on a few very interesting items. The conversation spans everything from the recent important announcements from DataGravity, the upcoming VMworld community events, and a very informative end-to-end view of data security practices and the current trends in the industry.
Ep. 28 - Talent Sourcing for Today’s High Tech Roles, Community Style with Jill Jubinski (@jilljubs)
There is a shift in how we source talent in a world where remote work and the two-pizza team has become something that changed a lot of the world of high tech.