Episode 127: Complexities That Need To Be Unearthed

In this parking lot edition, Brent, Dirk, and Jesse continue the conversation on the Cloud Mindset principle of End to End Ownership and Collaboration. They discuss the parts of a value stream map, how software development contrasts with other ways of manufacturing, why people skills are important in software develop, what the title of the… Continue reading Episode 127: Complexities That Need To Be Unearthed

Episode 125: The Right Decision At The Right Time

In this iteration, Brent is joined by Agnieszka and Jesse as they discuss another Cloud Culture principle: Ruthless Prioritization. The conversation covers focusing on value, how great Product Owners can create innovative products, and what’s important in the balancing act between customer wants or needs and technical debt.

Episode 124: Opportunities Where Learning Is A Good Thing

Brent, Jesse, Klaus, and Mike talk about “Continual Learning and Relentless Improvement,” which is a Cloud Culture Principle. Our experts define what this idea means and why it’s important. They talk about psychological and technological safety, the ability to grow and adapt, and having a common language. They answer the question how does earning your… Continue reading Episode 124: Opportunities Where Learning Is A Good Thing

Episode 122: Spoiler – It’s All About The Customer

In anticipation of Cloud Culture Day at SAP on May 24, Brent has a conversation with friends of the podcast Agnieszka, Markus, Dirk, and Robin. In anticipation of Cloud Culture Day at SAP on May 24, Brent has a conversation with friends of the podcast (or sooner to be friends) Agnieszka, Markus, Dirk, and Robin.… Continue reading Episode 122: Spoiler – It’s All About The Customer

Episode 121: Behavior And Mindset Changes Are More Important

In this eighth iteration in this series of DevOps fundamentals, Sunny, Jessie, and Dominik wrap up the series talking about CALMS, TOIL, and how DevOps is the trend the world is moving towards. They offer advice to new people starting out and some characteristics that managers and independent contributors should have. They also reflect on… Continue reading Episode 121: Behavior And Mindset Changes Are More Important

Episode 120: They Just Focus On Their Customer

In the seventh discussion in the DevOps fundamentals series, Sunny, Jesse, and Dominik have a parking lot conversation about outcomes and metrics. Our experts discuss a quick timeline of DevOps history, and then share that the successes of the companies who used DevOps. They look at some things to measure and affect change, some of… Continue reading Episode 120: They Just Focus On Their Customer

Episode 119: How To Start A Learning Culture

The DevOps Fundamentals series continues with iteration six and a discussion on a having “learning culture.” Until this point, we discussed optimizing the performance of a system from end to end, and then giving time to learn by amplifying feedback loops. Now comes the culture of continual experimentation and learning to take advantage of the… Continue reading Episode 119: How To Start A Learning Culture

Episode 118: Making Sure You Have Good Code Quality

This discussion could not be contained to 15 min or less, so here’s the parking lot on feedback loops, from the last iteration with Sunny, Jesse, and Dominik joined by Brent. They introduce the topic of feedback loops with a discussion about musical instruments and buying unbroken eggs from the store. Our experts discuss several… Continue reading Episode 118: Making Sure You Have Good Code Quality