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Dr. Deming on Variation with John Willis

Adam and John Willis discuss the importance of common and special cause variation and the missing link in teaching lean theory.

System of Profound Knowledge with John Willis

Adam and John Willis discuss the aptly named "System of Profound Knowledge" introduced in Deming's book "The New Economics".

Introducing Dr. Deming with John Willis

Adam and John Willis introduce Dr. Deming through his books "Out of the Crisis", "The New Economics" and impact on lean theory over the course of a multi-decade career.

Dr. Deming on Variation

Introducing common cause vs special cause variation from Dr. Deming's book "A New Economics".

The High Velocity Edge with Steve Spear

Adam welcomes Steve Spear to the show to discuss his 2009 book "The High Velocity Edge".

The High Velocity Edge: Part Nine

My closing thoughts on the book before the next episode featuring my conversation with Steven Spear.

The High Velocity Edge: Part Eight

Capability three and four: share knowledge and develop high velocity skills in others.

The High Velocity Edge: Part Seven

Capability two: apply disciplined problem solving to resolve problems and continuous improve systems.

The High Velocity Edge: Part Six

Capability one: a framework for system design using kanban and jidoka.

The High Velocity Edge: Part Five

How to operate systems inspired by Sakichi Toyoda's "jidoka" philosophy.

The High Velocity Edge: Part Four

Introducing Taiichi Ohno's "kanban" and Sakichi Toyoda's "jidoka".

The High Velocity Edge: Part Three

The four capabilities demonstrated by the US Navy's Nuclear Reactor program lead by Admiral Hyman Rickover.

The High Velocity Edge: Part Two

The four capabilities demonstrated by Alcoa's commitment to changing their safety culture.

The High Velocity Edge: Part One

Adam introduces "The High Velocity Edge" by Steven Spear.

Dev Environments with Bryan Finster

Adam & Bryan Finster discuss the development workflows required for delivering to production daily with fast feedback and high confidence. Don't miss this one.

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team with Dave Mangot

Adam discusses "The Five Dysfunctions of Team" by Patrick Lencioni with SRE & DevOps expert Dave Mangot.

Transforming Conversations with Jeffrey Fredrick & Douglas Squirrel

Adam Hawkins discuss Jeffrey Fredrick & Douglas Squirrel's book "Agile Conversations". They get into the concept of "TDD for People" and leading change through better human interactions.

Value Streams with Carmen de Ardo

Carmen de Ardo & Adam Hawkins give an introduction to value streams and value stream management.

Team Topologies with Matthew Skelton

Matthew Skelton & Adam Hawkins discuss concepts in "Team Topologies" and inflection points in team and software architecture.

Developer Principles with Markus Schirp

Markus Schirp & Adam Hawkins discuss the principles and practices that led to mutation testing and impact on effective daily work.

Saltside Chronicles with Sebastian Dahlgren

Sebastian Dahlgren & Adam Hawkins continue the Saltside Chronicles by discussing the rewrite's long tail impacts on Saltside.

Saltside Chronicles #5: Retrospective

The third episode in a five part series on the Big Bang rewrite completed at Saltside in 2014/15. This episode is a retrospective through the lens of the flow framework and proposed mitigations.

Saltside Chronicles #4: A New Architecture

The fourth episode in a five part series on the Big Bang rewrite completed at Saltside in 2014/15. This episode discusses how we split the monolith and created a new architecture to support Saltside well into the future.

Saltside Chronicles #3: The Snow Ball

The third episode in a five part series on the Big Bang rewrite completed at Saltside in 2014/15. This episode discusses how we started off creating an API & Android app and ended with a quest to launch an entirely new product.

Saltside Chronicles #2: Technical Debt Calls

The second episode in a five part series on the Big Bang rewrite completed at Saltside in 2014/15. This episode discusses the technical debt and architecture issues that led to the rewrite.

Saltside Chronicles #1: Overview

The first in a five part series on the Big Bang rewrite completed at Saltside in 2014/15. This episode briefly tells the entire story as a backdrop for subsequent episodes.

Service Level Objectives with Alex Hidalgo

Alex Hidalgo & Adam Hawkins discuss the theory, practices, and the hard problems with service level objectives (SLOs).

Software Delivery at Buildkite with Keith Pitt

Keith Pitt & Adam Hawkins discuss the fearless continuous deployment culture at Buildkite.

GitOps & ArgoCD with Viktor Farcic

Viktor Farcic & Adam Hawkins discuss logic behind GitOps, how to use ArgoCD, and changing the way we think of production environments.

Open Policy Agent with Torin Sandall

Torin Sandall & Adam Hawkins discuss shifting left on security with Open Policy Agent (OPA), conftest, and rego. Plus Small Batches housekeeping.

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