Solving big problems with small teams
Host Jonathan Hall invites guests to talk about the pains, joys, and how-tos of DevOps on small teams.
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You don't need 1,000 engineers to deliver great software.
Tiny DevOps episode #28 Amando Abreu — Defining Confusing Terms
Amando Abreu joins me again, this time to discuss definitions of many of the confusing terms that abound in the industry of software development, Agile, and DevOps.
Tiny DevOps episode #27 Steve Wells — Using Games and Simulations for Agile Education
Steve Wells talks about his platform for Agile games and simulations, and how they can be used to illustrate complex Agile concepts, such as inter-team dependencies, in easier to digest ways.
Tiny DevOps episode #26 Parham Doustdar — The Blind Leading the Sighted: What We Can Learn From an Ex-Software Engineer Without Sight
Parham Doustdar, Engineering Manager of Accessibility at Booking.com, joins me to discuss life as a fully blind sofware engineer, and how we can make engineering tools more accessible for everyone, not just those with disabilities.
Tiny DevOps episode #25 Jillian Rowe — Where DevOps Meets Data Science
I have a casual conversation with Jillian Rowe about her business as a freelancer and early-stage startup founder, and some of the unique challenges that come when working with Big Data, bioinformatics, and Data Science, and how she is addressing scaling challenges as a solo operator.
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Tiny DevOps episode #24 Ola Ellnestam — Disecting Complexity With the Mikado Method
Ola Ellnestam joins me to discuss a visual refactoring and project management methodology he co-created and wrote about in his book The Mikado Method.
Tiny DevOps episode #23 Ashleigh Cornelius — On a Mission To Connect With Local Businesses
Ashleigh Cornelius is the founder of Localise, a UK-based startup on a mission to bring consumers together with local, independent businesses. We talk about the vision and story of Localise, and some of the challenges he's faced as a (mostly) non-technical founder building a technology startup.
Tiny DevOps episode #22 Andy Suderman — Where To Host Your Kubernetes
Andy Suderman of Fairwinds joins me to talk about the pros and cons of each of the big three cloud providers, and helps point new Kubernetes adoptors to the optimal provider for their needs.
Tiny DevOps episode #21 Bryan Finster — Minimum Viable Continuous Delivery
Bryan Finster is a co-creator of Minimum Viable Continuous Delivery, and in this episode we talk about how this concept was born, what problems it aims to address, and how you can use it on your team to improve your continuous delivery.
Tiny DevOps episode #20 J. B. Rainsberger — Mastering Evolutionary Design, Part 2
J. B. Rainsberger offers practical advice on how to "get over the hump" of evolutionary design, and really, how to learn any new skill.
Tiny DevOps episode #19 J. B. Rainsberger — Mastering Evolutionary Design, Part 1
J. B. Rainsberger joins me to talk about evolutionary design, and the barriers that keep many people from experiencing its benefits.
Tiny DevOps episode #18 Steve Pereira — The value of value flow mapping
Steve Pereira describes the concept of value stream mapping, and how it, and related techniques, can be used to improve the flow of practically any process from product ideation to delivery and customer experience. Steve is the founder of Visible, and is obsessed with making tech human, and leveraging it to deliver continuous value.