Software Defined Interviews
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Deep discussions about technology, enterprise IT, and the like
Episode 41: Southbound cloud-native enterprise architecture
September 18th, 2017 | 1 hr 3 mins
In part two of our cloud-native enterprise architect talk, we discuss the more technical functions of the EA.
Episode 40: Do people actually do DevOps? Or, the margarita/bloody mary continuum
September 13th, 2017 | 35 mins 7 secs
On the DevOps question: sure they do, but there are many variations depending on the company.
Episode 47: Kubernetes & container landscapes from Forrester & Gartner
September 1st, 2017 | 1 hr 2 mins
Episode 39: “Microservices is interesting because most enterprises aren't doing it.”
August 10th, 2017 | 50 mins 2 secs
“A lot of enterprise are trying to figure out how to do microservices…but what they’re actually trying to figure out how to do is small, empowered teams that can independently release.”
Episode 38: Coté’s whiskey theory & why The Economist is great
August 3rd, 2017 | 41 mins 37 secs
We discuss what the deal is with Canadian whiskey and then talk about why we like The Economist.
Episode 43: Not a [Very Good] DevOps Talk - Software Defined Talk Members Only White Paper Exegesis #2
July 29th, 2017 | 56 mins 21 secs
Episode 37: Cloud-native enterprise architecture, with Matt Curry & Andrew Clay Shafer
July 21st, 2017 | 52 mins 50 secs
Let’s finally get to the punchline on this “cloud-native enterprise architect” quest. Here, Matt Curry, Andrew Clay Shafer, and I discuss the things that would motivate such a role and try to chart out what functions the cloud-native EA would serve. This still doesn’t answer the question perfectly, but it does point towards good why’s and even some how’s. We do alright at trying to pull it all together.
Episode 42: PwC says you suck at THE DIGITAL - Software Defined Talk Members Only White Paper Exegesis #1
July 21st, 2017 | 1 hr 1 min
Episode 36: North-bound Enterprise Architecture with Matt Walburn - that business/IT alignment dance
July 20th, 2017 | 48 mins 14 secs
What’s the “business” side of enterprise architecture? And how does EA’ing start mapping to DevOps, cloud-native, and all the new stuff? In part one of this discussion, I talk with Matt Walburn about how EA’s fit into The Business.
Episode 35: You know me, never afraid to be a naive old white guy, or, learning from centuries of fighting over dumb shit
June 30th, 2017 | 22 mins 55 secs
What's up with Irish and Italian names, and why is the Irish brand so much bigger than the Scottish brand? Also, it seems like there's a lot to learn from 2,000 years of Europeans fighting.