Ep. 11 - Talking Business, Technology, and Pure Storage with Vaughn Stewart (@vStewed)

March 20, 2016
In this episode, we  talk with Vaughn Stewart (@vStewed).  We cover the all important topic of understanding business needs as a technologist, being a public voice in the tech industry, disruption, and the Pure Accelerate conference that just happened in San Francisco. 

Our chat touches on the importance of being a trusted advisor, and some very interesting insight into how to do that in a tumultuous and competitive industry.

Vaughn also gives us one of the most interesting book lists to date!

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Ep. 10 - Talking DevOps, Transformative Thinking, and much more with @AndiMann! Part 2 of 2

March 11, 2016

In this episode, we  continue a dynamic chat with Andi Mann (@AndiMann).  Andi brings a wealth of knowledge to the chat on DevOps, the culture of driving change in business and technology. 

The second part of our chat covers the heart of DevOps, specifically the challenges of visibility across complex teams, processes, and tools; and the importance of metrics in the DevOps approach.

I even lead with the dreaded question that nobody likes to get asked.  You'll have to listen to hear what Andi has to say!

Andi is the author of The Innovative CIOVisible Ops - Private Cloud, and a phenomenal contributor to the IT and business community. 
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Ep. 9 - Talking DevOps, Transformative Thinking, and much more with @AndiMann! Part 1 of 2

February 29, 2016

In this episode, we chat with Andi Mann (@AndiMann) in the first of a two part conversation.  Andi brings a wealth of knowledge to the chat on DevOps, the culture of driving change in business and technology.  This first part covers the disintegration of IT, spreading across components and architectures, internally and externally; and addressing all the problems that brings.


Andi is the author of The Innovative CIOVisible Ops - Private Cloud, and a phenomenal contributor to the IT and business community.  
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Ep. 8 - Talking DevOps and Code Quality with @GrabnerAndi and @brett_solarch

February 21, 2016
In this episode, we chat with Andi Grabner (@GrabnerAndi) and Brett Hofer (@Brett_solarch) who bring some excellent insight into elevating development to a more DevOps methodology.  Understanding the challenges of embracing the culture, and what relatively common sense steps you can follow to do the same in your organization.  
Andi and Brett provide some great insight into:
  • Fundamentals of some of the DevOps culture
  • Drivers and challenge that led to the need for DevOps
  • Embracing failure in testing
  • Blameless post-mortems and other great techniques to support development without friction
  • Thinking beyond lines of code as a metric
  • Code quality (you really have to listen in and you’ll love this IMHO!)
And yes, we talk about the Phoenix Project! 
Full details and show links available here:  https://greencircle.vmturbo.com/community/industry-perspectives/blog/2016/02/20/gc-on-demand-ep-8-talking-devops-and-code-quality-with-grabnerandi-and-brettsolarch
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Ep. 7 - Chargeback with Amy Manley (@wyrdgirl)

February 17, 2016

In this episode, we welcome Amy Manley (@wyrdgirl) to talk about chargeback, embracing a pricing model for IT, and building out the amplified feedback loop to the business.  These are all critical to building an effective private cloud IMHO.


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Ep. 6 - Automation and Ansible with Jonathan Frappier (@jfrappier)

February 7, 2016

In this episode, we welcome Jonathan Frappier (@jfrappier) to talk about using Ansible as an automation and configuration management platform.  Jonathan gives is great details on how to get started with Ansible, ways to learn to up your Ansible game, and what the core reasons for automation are which drive the need for configuration management and automated solutions.


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Ep. 5 - Open Source goodness and All Things CoreOS with Alex Polvi (@polvi)

February 4, 2016
In this episode, we welcome CoreOS founder and CEO, Alex Polvi.  We talk about what 2015 at CoreOS was like, and what is upcoming in 2016.  We touch on the strengths and challenges of open source, and Alex offers some excellent insight into his vision, that of CoreOS, and how open source is fundamental to delivering on that vision.
We also have a big announcement in this one for the CoreOS team!
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Ep. 4 - Tech Evangelism, Corporate and Personal with Chris Wahl (@ChrisWahl)

January 31, 2016

In this episode, we are joined by Chris Wahl (@ChrisWahl) and our host Eric Wright (@DiscoPosseas they discuss technology evangelism, learning, personal and corporate growth as a technologist and much more!


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Ep. 3 - Blogging, Community, and Intrapraneur skills with Dwayne Lessner (@dlink7)

January 23, 2016

In this episode, we are joined by Dwayne Lessner (@dlink7) and our host Eric Wright (@DiscoPosse) as they discuss blogging, learning tools, and being an Intrapraneur for your own skills.  Dwayne's background in IT and his blogging led to becoming an early employee with Nutanix.


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Ep. 2 - Community and Growing Outside your Comfort Zone with James Green (@jdgreen)

January 16, 2016
In our second episode we chat with James Green (@jdgreen) about the value of community and extending beyond your comfort zone to grow your skills and career.   

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Ep. 1 - Automation with Rob Nelson (@rnelson0)

January 9, 2016

In our premiere episode we chat with Rob Nelson (@rnelson0) about automation.  Everything from the why to the how, including some great info on Puppet, and how the community works together to drive great configuration management ecosystems like Puppet and others. 

Full details and show notes available at https://greencircle.vmturbo.com/community/industry-perspectives/blog/2016/01/09/gc-on-demand-episode-001-automation-with-rob-nelson-rnelson0 
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