Kolton Andrus on Breaking Things at Netflix

Interview with Kolton Andrus on  Sep 18, 2015

Kolton Andrus is working as "chaos engineer" at Netflix which means he is getting paid for breaking things in production. We are talking with about how to improve overall system quality by injecting failures in production systems, about the idea of "anti-fragility" in the context of software and about how engineering teams of all layers can benefit from a failure injection infrastructure.


Ian Culling on DevOps and the Latest Innovations from VersionOne

Interview with Ian Culling on  Sep 16, 2015

Ian Culling talks about the state of agile adoption, how organisations want to buy "the DevOps" and new features in the VersionOne product suite


Rebecca Parsons and Phil Brock on Agile 2015 and Agile Alliance Programs

Interview with Rebecca Parsons and Phil Brock on  Sep 14, 2015

The Agile 2015 conference was held in August 2015 in Washington, DC. Rebecca Parsons and Phil Brock talk about the conference and the other programs the Agile Alliance has underway.


Agile Coaches on the ICAgile Expert Certification

Interview with Joshua Seckel, Bill Krebs and Manjit Singh on  Sep 13, 2015

Joshua Seckel, Bill Krebs and Manjit Singh are three agile coaches who have gone through the ICAgile assessment and been certified as Experts in Facilitation and Coaching. They discuss the process, what it feels like to be reviewed and assessed by a panel of their peers and how the assessment differs from other certifications.


J. Paul Reed on Healthy Postmortems, Complex Systems and Resilience

Interview with J. Paul Reed on  Sep 10, 2015

Reed explains what a popcorn retrospective is, what a healthy DevOps organization looks like (hint: resilience and learning), why blame is not always evil and why automation is not going to save us. Also root cause analysis is not a "thing" and a lot more food for (DevOps) thought!


Mary and Tom Poppendieck on the Role of Architects, DevOps, and Diversity in IT

Interview with Mary Poppendieck, Tom Poppendieck on  Jul 25, 2015 1

Mary and Tom Poppendieck talk to Charles Humble about continuous delivery, architects, management and other senior roles in IT, and diversity in the industry.


Colin Garlick on Architecture Design in an Agile World

Interview with Colin Garlick on  Jun 14, 2015

Architecture design is defining the basic structure of our software for now and for the future. But how can this work, given that we are living in an agile world accepting the fact that we only have limited knowledge of our final system? InfoQ was talking with Colin Garlick about architecture design and responsibilities during software development.


Stephen Thair on Enterprise DevOps and Cultural Change

Interview with Stephen Thair on  Jun 14, 2015

Steve Thair on introducing DevOps in large organizations, the particular challenges they face (from ROI based finance models to technical debt to improving communication) and how to address them.


Improving Technical Skills and Agile Practices

Interview with Ruud Wijnands on  Jun 04, 2015

Ruud Wijnands talks about things that can and do go wrong with Agile transitions, improving technical skills and practices, supporting people in learning, the value that agile can bring to organizations and giving managers more insight into the possibilities of agile, helping teams to increase their agility and what managers can do to increase the success of agile transitions.


The Importance of Technical Practices in Agile

Interview with Tim Ottinger on  Jun 02, 2015

Tim Ottinger talks about things that can and do go wrong with Agile transitions, why facilitation matters in agile, increasing the understanding of agile, what is needed to create trust in the organization, the importance of technical practices in Agile, improving technical skills and practices and the “Taking back Agile” initiative.


Tony Grout and Chris Matts on Skype's Agile Transformation

Interview with Tony Grout and Chris Matts on  May 31, 2015

Tony and Chris describe how Skype transformed their operations to adopt agile methods across 200+ teams spread over eight locations around the world. They discuss what worked, some of the challenges and share ideas that other organisations may be able to use in their own transitions.


Rachel Davies on Whatever Happened to Being Extreme

Interview with Rachel Davies on  May 24, 2015

An interview with Rachel Davies about extreme programming and agile techniques, good things that have happened since the agile manifesto was published, developments that give agile a bad name and things that can be done to prevent that people think badly about agile and start to resist it and how scrum teams can adopt more technical practices from XP.

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