Teams & Culture —1 min read
Do you have a Star Trek team?

How many people are on your team? How many of them look like you? Do you have a Star Trek team?

Teams & Culture —2 min read
You can't help everyone

Not everyone feels the need for your solutions. That's okay. You don't need to convince them.

Agile Principles —18 min listen
Adventures In DevOps 097: Does Scrum belong in DevOps?

Will and Jonathan have a conversation about whether or not you can use Scrum with DevOps.

Teams & Culture —70 min listen
Adventures In DevOps 094: Starting DevOps at Work

The panel puts their heads together to talk about how to bring DevOps practices into a work situation based where they're not implemented. They discuss the various pro's and con's of specific practices and how to get people on board with adoption.

Teams & Culture —1 min read
Engineering is like high school

After we find land a first job we learn that correct answers often often technically inferior solutions, answers, or proposals win the day. Why?

Teams & Culture —2 min read
The two most common DevOps anti-patterns

"DevOps" is so often misunderstood, many companies who think they're doing DevOps are actually doing one of these anti-patterns.

Teams & Culture —2 min read
Politics are expected

Unless literally work alone, you will experience workplace politics. The question is: is it abusive?

Teams & Culture —2 min read
What does it take to affect change?

Change is hard. We're more receptive to change when we're facing crisis. How can you change to face a crisis effectively?

Teams & Culture —3 min read
Reader Response to "Can you work from an airplane?"

If your application relies on serverless functions, often there's limited opportunity for "from an airplane" work.

Teams & Culture —1 min read
How do you change your culture to accept DevOps?

Doing DevOpsy things begins to transform your culture for you.

Quality Engineering —2 min read
That one time I fired our QA team

I got a few complaints from developers who didn't enjoy splitting focus between dev and testing, but they admited it was better than before.