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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.

Service Boundaries with Derek Comartin

Derek Comartin & Adam Hawkins discuss designing individual services in a distributed system for fast flow and team autonomy.

The Flow Framework with Dr. Mik Kersten

Mik Kersten & Adam Hawkins discuss the Flow Framework's origin and why optimizing for fast flow is all that matters.

The 12 Factor App with Joe Kutner

Adam & Joe discuss the proposed additions in the 12.1 factor app, the challenge with dev-prod parity, and the missing security factor.

Automated Testing with Jason Swett

Jason and I discuss automated testing from a beginner's perspective and its impact on engineering success. Strong opinions included!

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