Would you hire someone to learn to play chess for you?
When to outsource
I've found myself recently questioning the age-old advice of "build it if it's central to your business."
What is a Wardley Map?
How to map a value chain, along two axes: evolution versus visibility.
Adventures in DevOps 148: Cyber Security With Nir Valtman
Nir Valtman joins us to discuss some of the issues and challenges in building his company, Arnica.
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Adventures in DevOps 147: Open-Source Software & Its Maintainability
How open-source software is used in enterprises, the functions it serves, and trade-offs it brings.
An SLA is a business metric, not a technical one
Is a 99.999% SLA unrealistic? Does it actually matter?
Tiny DevOps episode #49 Gorjan Jovanoski — Saving the planet, one server at a time
Gorjan Jovanoski is the co-founder of AirCare, the mobile app that helps you know what you breathe. He joins me to tell the story of founding AirCare, and share some of the surprises, good and bad, along the way.
When is software "done"?
"When will it be done?" they ask. "When can we stop paying developers to maintain this software?"
Why are you reading this? Why do people read what you write?
Tiny DevOps episode #33 Emily Omier — How to "sell" open-source
Does your company produce open-source software? Are you considering doing so? Emily Omier helps open-source startups with product positioning, and today she joins me to discuss how you can position your open-source project, if you have one, and help you decide if you should have one.
Tiny DevOps episode #29 Rob Walling — Does "DevOps" Matter to Investors?
Rob Walling, co-founder of the TinySeed accelerator for bootstrapped SaaS companies, joins me to discuss what investors and potential acquirers look for in the technology they're investing in.