Software Defined Interviews
About the Show
Deep discussions about technology, enterprise IT, and the like
Episode 33: Spring Cloud, Zuul, & API gateways, with Spencer Gibb
June 2nd, 2017
7 mins 19 secs
cloudnative, microservices, oscon, spring, spring cloud, zuul
All these cloud-native apps don’t magically figure out how to talk with each other themselves. They need to usual help with finding each other (registries) and then mediating and managing their ongoing “chatter” with one-another (API gateways). While killing time at the Pivotal booth at OSCON, I talked with Spencer Gibb who works on these things and more in Spring.
Episode 32: Jono Bacon on internal community development and keys to community management
June 1st, 2017
14 mins 15 secs
austin, community, open source, oscon
As organizations get deeper into improving how they do IT, they’re interested in replicating the collaborative benefits of open source communities. Jono Bacon has worked in this space for many, many years and shares some of his experiences here with Barton and I, while we were all at OSCON. Jono also goes over some of the important parts of community management.
Episode 31: Update on the Cloud Foundry Foundation, and the need for enterprises to share more
May 26th, 2017 | 16 mins 23 secs
Abby Kearns talks with Barton and I about what's up at the Cloud Foundry Foundation. We also discuss the encouraging people at enterprises (users of software, not vendors) to share more of best/worst practices and knowledge with each other.
Episode 29: DevOps at cloud.gov, security, compliance, & cities that start with "A"
May 25th, 2017
14 mins 19 secs
cloud foundry, cloud-native, cloud.gov, devopsdays, devopsdaysaustin
Episode 28: GSD'ing your way to cloud-native, with Brian Gregory
May 24th, 2017 | 59 mins 28 secs
Just under a year later, Brian Gregory is back to tell us how changing over Express Script's approach to software is doing. As ever, it's mostly about meat-ware and Brian gives good, casual overview of management tactics to get everyone to the seemingly simple state of doing the right thing.
Episode 27: The arrogance of making sure you get what you want
May 19th, 2017 | 51 mins 9 secs
Coté doesn't like asking people to do things for him...or people in general.
Episode 26: Getting over resistance to change
May 16th, 2017
57 mins 49 secs
allstate, cases, change, digital transformation, government, management
Matt Curry is back! In this episode recorded at OSCON 2017, we discuss the problems with getting people to change, from staff to management, private sector and government.
Episode 25: John Willis on DevOps, inclusion, burn-out, and biz dev
May 11th, 2017
13 mins 9 secs
burgers, devops, dodaustin, john willis
Barton George and I talk with John Willis at DevOpsDays Austin 2017.
Episode 24: Oil and waffles
April 27th, 2017
50 mins 3 secs
avocado, emacs, oil
We hear about the days when Charles was drilling for oil. Also, waffles: "I suffered years of floppy-waffles."
Episode 23: “I don’t have a horse or gun.” Or: We were born in Austin. Or: “you may all go to hell. I am going to Texas.”
April 11th, 2017
38 mins 18 secs
migas, tacos, texas
When you travel, people have a lot of thoughts about Texas.
Episode 22: The Regular Show, Apple’s problem’s, Enterprise tech news blows
March 24th, 2017 | 48 mins 32 secs
Charles & Coté reboot their old podcast about regular things. Also, a rant on photo management in Apple-land and how terrible enterprise IT news it. Plus, upcoming topics.
Episode 21: Biz Dev, Defining an application, the atheist eagle scout, with JJ Asghar
February 11th, 2017
51 mins 14 secs
austin, boy scouts, chef, cloud
Having worked in cloud since before cloud, JJ and I talk about what companies are using various cloud things for. We also discuss the conceptual history of cloud, and what exactly he does as a "business development" person at Chef.
Episode 20: Reading tech company financials, with Rachel Stephens
February 7th, 2017
6 mins 56 secs
What's up with all those cash numbers in quarterly reports, and what's the deal with "analyst expectations"? In this brief episode I talk with RedMonk's Rachel Stephens to get some quick tips on what to do with all that stuff.