Software Delivery —3 min read
The problem with "DevOps" (and what happened to the podcast?)

Imagine telling your CEO, "What you need is some DevOps." How would that go?

Agile Principles —3 min read
When Theory of Constraints fails

Theory of Constraints is powerful, but like all models, sometimes wrong.

Teams & Culture —2 min read
Give your teams a private Slack channel

Why I prefer every team has their own public and private Slack channel.

Agile Principles —1 min read
No, "Project Management" is not anti-agile

Even the manifesto talks about projects. So where did this idea come from?

Agile Principles —4 min read
Cross-team dependencies should be low-context

Cross-functional teams or highly specialized teams? Both can work, but the latter requires low-context dependencies.

Agile Principles —2 min read
How unplanned work affects flow vs batches

How does your team respond to unplanned work? Does it lead to crunch time?

Career Advice —55 min listen
Adventures in DevOps 119: How to Navigate the Job Market in DevOps

We discuss various aspects of the current DevOps job market, starting a new job, and growing your career.

Coding Practices —3 min read
Introducing the Micro-PR

Traditionall PRs quickly snowball out of control. Maybe the Micro-PR can help.

Quality Engineering —1 min read
We don't want heroics

The hero is the one who stays until 8pm when customers can't log in.

Quality Engineering —1 min read
Where do you find the confidence to release your software?

Think of the time you released software to production...

Agile Principles —2 min read
How can we measure risk?

First, why do you want to measure risk?