To Be Continuous

To Be Continuous

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A show all about continuous delivery and software development.
#37, The Man Behind Windows PowerShell
Sep 13 • 45 min
In the latest episode of To Be Continuous, Edith and Paul are joined by Jeffrey Snover, the inventor of Windows PowerShell. Jeffrey describes the tremendous cultural shift that was needed to move Microsoft to a continuous delivery model.
#36, The Risks of Selling User Data
Aug 15 • 40 min
In the latest episode of To Be Continuous, Edith and Paul examine the backlash that Unroll.me faced over selling user data to other companies.
#35, Celebrating Failure, Founder Guilt, Serial Entrepreneurs, Startup Myths, The Everything Else Person
Jul 27 • 45 min
In the latest episode of To Be Continuous, Edith and Paul discuss a medley of start-up pertinent topics from celebrating failure to coping with founder guilt.
#34, Common Developer Monetization Mistakes
Jul 12 • 64 min
In the latest episode of To Be Continuous, Edith and Paul examine how monetization approaches vary depending on the developer market you’re in.
#33, Giving Founders Feedback, Outsourcing Early Development, Giving Gifts, Flat Orgs, Hacker News Comments
Jun 28 • 40 min
In the latest episode of To Be Continuous, Edith and Paul discuss 5 topics that are relevant to most startups. Tune in for advice on talking to founders about their startup, outsourcing engineering tasks, organizational structures, and web comments.
#32, Finding Co-Founders, Engineers vs. Artists, Funding Napkin, NPS, Hiring
Jun 15 • 40 min
In the latest episode of To Be Continuous, Edith and Paul discuss 5 topics that are top of mind at most startups: finding a co-founder, artist engineers, the SaaS Funding Napkin, NPS, and hiring.
#31, When Toasters Broke The Internet
May 2 • 30 min
In the latest episode of To Be Continuous, Edith and Paul discuss the massive DDoS attack against Dyn, a major DNS provider, in late 2016. They examine the security flaw that enabled millions of IoT devices to be hijacked and discuss how it could have…
#30, How To Interview
Mar 28 • 59 min
In this episode, Edith and Paul examine why traditional hiring methods are failing. They discuss flaws of interviewing such as the interviewer’s bias toward pattern matching, and the impossibility of getting a true representation of a candidate through an…
#29, What’s The Future of Continuous Delivery?
Jan 27 • 48 min
In this episode Edith and Paul are joined by Marianna Tessel, VP of Engineering at Docker to discuss the evolution of software delivery from the days of punch card systems. Marianna shares her thoughts on the future of continuous delivery, where she…
#28, Goal Setting
Dec 17, 2016 • 27 min
In the latest To Be Continuous, Edith and Paul talk about OKRs and other goal-setting methods. Hear them discuss the good, the bad and the gamability of measuring success. The pair remind us that there are learnings in the journey, not just the…
#27, The 10x Developer
Nov 22, 2016 • 35 min
In episode 27 of To Be Continuous, Edith and Paul dive into what it means to be a 10x developer. Is the 10x developer a myth? Is being a “rock star” a good thing? What about ninjas or pirates? The pair discusses what motivates them to see something…
#26, Organizational Scaling
Nov 3, 2016 • 57 min
In this episode of To Be Continuous, Edith and Paul discuss the steps that a startup can take for successful organizational scaling. They bring up important questions including: What roles should your team members play as your company grows? How do you…
#25, Specialization In Organization Design
Oct 14, 2016 • 31 min
In this episode of To Be Continuous, Edith and Paul dive into the question of specialization. They discuss the pros and cons of working with specialists vs. generalists, and how your decisions in this area can have a wide ranging impact on your product…
#24, Category Creation
Aug 30, 2016 • 47 min
In this episode of To Be Continuous, Paul and Edith are joined by Martin Casado, General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz. The group discusses the deeply complicated and difficult process of category creation, with a special focus on technology…
#23, Using Continuous Delivery To Find Product/Market Fit
Aug 9, 2016 • 50 min
In this episode of To Be Continuous, Edith and Paul discuss how you should use the principles of Continuous Delivery to find product/market fit for your startup, tool, or service. Along the way, they highlight common reasons startups fail to find…
#22, Crunch Time
Jul 19, 2016 • 30 min
In this episode of To Be Continuous, Edith and Paul discuss ‘crunch time’, work-life balance in the startup world, and the efficacy of the 80 hour workweek.
#21, Scott Raney of Redpoint Ventures on Why Continuous Delivery Matters
Jun 28, 2016 • 42 min
In this episode Edith and Paul are joined by Scott Raney, Partner at Redpoint Ventures. Edith, and Paul hear from Scott why continuous delivery matters in modern software development.
#20, Is Bimodal IT BullshIT?
Jun 7, 2016 • 24 min
In this episode, Edith and Paul discuss Gartner’s BiModal IT thesis, they battle over Waterfall vs. Agile, and they talk about how Continuous Delivery will deliver you from your technical debt nightmares.
#19, Have We Forgotten How To Code?
May 17, 2016 • 35 min
In this episode, Paul and Edith discuss the fallout after the widely covered ‘left-pad’ incident, and while they agree that these sorts of moments move the entire open-source community forward, they wonder - have we forgotten how to code?
#18, DevOps 2.0
Apr 26, 2016 • 29 min
In this episode, Edith and Paul discuss the emergence of the term DevOps 2.0 and try to decide what it means, they talk about the incredible early validation powers continuous delivery gives your team, and they denounce the unnecessary risks of April…
#17, Open Source Economics
Apr 5, 2016 • 78 min
In this episode of To Be Continuous, Edith and Paul are joined by Sean Byrnes, CEO of Outlier.ai, and Nadia Eghbal. The group discusses open source economics, and examines several potential evolutions of adding money to the open source equation.
#16, It’s The Future
Mar 21, 2016 • 25 min
In this episode, Edith and Paul discuss Paul’s blog post titled ‘It’s The Future’.
#15, All Software Is SaaS
Mar 10, 2016 • 32 min
In this episode, Edith and Paul talk about the history and shifting definition of SaaS, some of the last Continuous Delivery holdouts in tech, and the need for early customers to know there’s a person behind your software.
#14, Staging Servers and Continuous Delivery
Feb 23, 2016 • 43 min
In this episode, Edith and Paul discuss a blog post by Edith in ReadWrite. In the article, Edith asserts that you should kill your staging servers so that continuous delivery can live.
#13, Software Development at VMware and Facebook
Feb 9, 2016 • 39 min
In this episode, Edith goes it alone with ex-Facebook & VMware, current angel investor Jocelyn Goldfein. Jocelyn and Edith have a great conversation about Continuous Delivery through the lens of Jocelyn’s experiences at both Facebook and VMware.
#12, Payment Strategies for Developers
Jan 26, 2016 • 32 min
In this episode Edith and Paul talk about the clash in OSS between developers looking to get paid and software companies looking for things for free.
#11, Pricing for Developer Tools
Jan 13, 2016 • 49 min
In this episode, Edith and Paul are joined by Peter Van Hardenberg from Heroku. The group discusses how continuous delivery works with and against organizational structure, databases, and the pricing of your product.
#10, Programming Languages
Dec 29, 2015 • 43 min
In this episode of To Be Continuous, Paul and Edith talk about programming languages and why they continue to evolve.
#9, Empathy’s Role in Software Development
Dec 15, 2015 • 51 min
In this episode of To Be Continuous, Paul and Edith host Sam Stokes, cofounder of Rapportive, to discuss empathy in software development, the tendency for micro services to become mini services, and the act of constantly updating software in a constantly…
#8, Continuous Delivery in Mobile Development
Dec 2, 2015 • 38 min
On this episode of To Be Continuous, Edith and Paul are joined by Kevin Henrikson, Partner Director of Engineering at Microsoft, to discuss what’s necessary to be successful with continuous delivery in mobile develop
#7, Effective Team Structure
Nov 17, 2015 • 49 min
In this episode of To Be Continuous, Edith and Paul are joined by Kris Gale, Co-Founder and CTO at Clover Health. They talk about what effective team structure for Continuous Delivery looks like.
#6, Use Cases for Continuous Delivery
Nov 3, 2015 • 29 min
In this episode, Edith and Paul discuss the spectrum of Continuous Delivery, and where Continuous Delivery will and won’t work in software development.
#5, Overcoming the Fear of Shipping Code
Oct 21, 2015 • 32 min
In this episode, Edith and Paul talk about the fear of shipping, and whether code is an asset.
#4, Scaling Your Engineering Team
Oct 6, 2015 • 29 min
In this episode, Edith and Paul talk about who owns code, how to scale your engineering team, and cowboy coding.
#3, Origins of Continuous Delivery
Sep 22, 2015 • 28 min
In this episode, Edith and Paul talk about what Continuous Delivery is and where it came from. They cover everything from SaaS and test-driven development, to lean startups and human evolution.
#2, What is Continuous Delivery?
Sep 9, 2015 • 40 min
In this episode, Edith asks Paul ‘What are your favorite things about Continuous Delivery?’
#1, Introducing Edith and Paul
Aug 26, 2015 • 45 min
In this first episode, Edith and Paul discuss why people are doing Continuous Delivery, and what the major benefits and barriers to practicing Continuous Delivery are. You may also learn not to ask Paul about his PhD thesis.