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Adam Hawkins presents the theory and practices behind building a high velocity software organization. Topics include DevOps, lean, software architecture, continuous delivery, and interviews with industry leaders.

Adam Hawkins presents the theory and practices behind building a high velocity software organization. Topics include DevOps, lean, software architecture, continuous delivery, and interviews with industry leaders.

Location:

United States

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Adam Hawkins presents the theory and practices behind building a high velocity software organization. Topics include DevOps, lean, software architecture, continuous delivery, and interviews with industry leaders.

Language:

English


Episodes

The High Velocity Edge with Steve Spear

6/4/2021
This is the final episode in the series on the 2009 Book "The High Velocity Edge" by Steven Spear. Adam and Steve reflect on the fundamental thesis in the book: apply the scientific method everywhere to everything all the time. This leads to a conversation on how the ideas directly apply to software, deployment pipelines, the ideal flow, and applying the coaching and improvement katas. Free Resources DevOps Email CourseProject to Product Email CourseToyota Kata Pocket GuideWar & Peace &...

Duration:00:47:26

The High Velocity Edge: Part Nine

6/3/2021
Part nine of a nine part series on the 2009 book "The High Velocity Edge" by Steven Spear. My closing thoughts on the book before the next episode featuring my conversation with Steven Spear. Free Resources DevOps Email CourseProject to Product Email CourseContinuous Improvement Pocket GuideWar & Peace & IT Pocket GuideAdam Hawkins' Links WebsiteTwitterLinkedInEpisode TranscriptThe High Velocity Edge (book)Creating High Velocity Organizations (talk)Discovering Your Way to Greatness: How...

Duration:00:05:16

The High Velocity Edge: Part Eight

6/2/2021
Part eight of a nine part series on the 2009 book "The High Velocity Edge" by Steven Spear. This episode demonstrates the third capability, knowledge sharing, and the fourth, developing skills in others, through Toyota's "jishuken" exercise. It's a process for improving problem solving processes. Free Resources DevOps Email CourseProject to Product Email CourseContinuous Improvement Pocket GuideWar & Peace & IT Pocket GuideAdam Hawkins' Links WebsiteTwitterLinkedInEpisode TranscriptThe...

Duration:00:04:36

The High Velocity Edge: Part Seven

6/1/2021
Part seven of a nine part series on the 2009 book "The High Velocity Edge" by Steven Spear. The episode covers applying a disciplined problem solving method to achieve the second capability. Free Resources DevOps Email CourseProject to Product Email CourseContinuous Improvement Pocket GuideWar & Peace & IT Pocket GuideAdam Hawkins' Links WebsiteTwitterLinkedInEpisode TranscriptThe High Velocity Edge (book)Creating High Velocity Organizations (talk)Discovering Your Way to Greatness: How...

Duration:00:04:44

The High Velocity Edge: Part Six

5/31/2021
Part six of a nine part series on the 2009 book "The High Velocity Edge" by Steven Spear. This episode completes the discussion on the first capability: system design and operation by identifying the four levels of system design and their associated checks. Free Resources DevOps Email CourseProject to Product Email CourseContinuous Improvement Pocket GuideWar & Peace & IT Pocket GuideAdam Hawkins' Links WebsiteTwitterLinkedInEpisode TranscriptThe High Velocity Edge (book)The Story of...

Duration:00:06:06

The High Velocity Edge: Part Five

5/28/2021
Part five of a nine part series on the 2009 book "The High Velocity Edge" by Steven Spear. This episode continues discussing system design and operations with a focus on using "jidoka" to build in quality control into systems. Free Resources DevOps Email CourseProject to Product Email CourseContinuous Improvement Pocket GuideWar & Peace & IT Pocket GuideAdam Hawkins' Links WebsiteTwitterLinkedInEpisode TranscriptThe High Velocity Edge (book)The Story of Sakichi ToyodaBiography of Taiichi...

Duration:00:05:24

The High Velocity Edge: Part Four

5/27/2021
Part four of a nine part series on the 2009 book "The High Velocity Edge" by Steven Spear. This episode introduces the two pillars of the first capability: design systems to reveal problems. The first pillar is Taiichi Ohno's "kanban", or pull-based, philosophy on system design. The second pillar is Sakichi Toyoda's "jidoka", or self-regulation, philosophy to identify problems when they happen. Free Resources DevOps Email CourseProject to Product Email CourseContinuous Improvement Pocket...

Duration:00:05:14

The High Velocity Edge: Part Three

5/26/2021
Part three of a nine part series on the 2009 book "The High Velocity Edge" by Steven Spear. This episode tells the story of how Admiral Hyman Rickover demonstrated the four capabilities while creating the US Navy's nuclear reactor (or NR) program. Free Resources DevOps Email CourseProject to Product Email CourseContinuous Improvement Pocket GuideWar & Peace & IT Pocket GuideAdam Hawkins' Links WebsiteTwitterLinkedInEpisode TranscriptThe High Velocity Edge (book)Dr. Steve Spear's 2019 and...

Duration:00:09:36

The High Velocity Edge: Part Two

5/25/2021
Part two of a nine part series on the 2009 book "The High Velocity Edge" by Steven Spear. This episode demonstrates the four capabilities through Alcoa's commitment to changing their safety culture. Free Resources DevOps Email CourseProject to Product Email CourseContinuous Improvement Pocket GuideWar & Peace & IT Pocket GuideAdam Hawkins' Links WebsiteTwitterLinkedInEpisode TranscriptThe High Velocity Edge (book)The Topography of Problems and the Importance of Distributed Problem...

Duration:00:05:19

The High Velocity Edge: Part One

5/24/2021
Part one of a nine part series on the 2009 book "The High Velocity Edge" by Steven Spear. This episode demonstrates how complex systems fail through the story of Mrs. Grant and the four capabilities to overcome such failures. Free Resources DevOps Email CourseProject to Product Email CourseContinuous Improvement Pocket GuideWar & Peace & IT Pocket GuideAdam Hawkins' Links WebsiteTwitterLinkedInEpisode TranscriptThe High Velocity Edge (book)Creating High Velocity Organizations...

Duration:00:07:31

Dev Environments with Bryan Finster

4/20/2021
Enjoy this meme ready episode with Bryan Finster. Bryan Finster leads a DevOps dojo at a Fortune 50 enterprise where he helps teams deliver to production daily. This episode continues recurring discussion topics on the post: integrated vs isolated development environments, software architecture and team owner, and their relationship to delivering to production daily. Checkout episodes #15 (for philosophy) and #22 (for boundaries) for more background on the ideas in this conversation. Free...

Duration:00:47:29

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team with Dave Mangot

4/13/2021
Adam welcomes Dave Mangot to the show for a book discussion. The book is a classic leadership and management book: "The Five Dysfunctions of a Team". Adam & Dave discuss the dysfunctions through a lens of software delivery, DevOps, and SRE. Free Resources DevOps Email CourseProject to Product Email CourseContinuous Improvement Pocket GuideWar & Peace & IT Pocket GuideDave Mangot's Links WebsiteTwitterLinkedInThe Goal 30th Anniversary EditionJust Culture: Restoring Trust and Accountability...

Duration:00:44:45

Transforming Conversations with Jeffrey Fredrick & Douglas Squirrel

3/15/2021
Level up your soft skills with this episode on "Agile Conversations". The episode begins with a short introduction to the book then dives into the content with the authors. Topics include: "TDD for People", The four R's, The trust conversation, the fear conversation, the why conversation, the commitment conversation, and the accountability conversation. Free Resources New!One Month Software Delivery DojoDevOps Email CourseProject to Product Email CourseContinuous Improvement Pocket...

Duration:00:56:46

Value Streams with Carmen de Ardo

3/2/2021
Adam welcomes Carmen de Ardo to the show. Carmen is a senior VSM strategist at TaskTop and author of numerous books on value streams, leaderships, DevOps, and product transformation. This episode is a response to a listener request for an episode on value streams. So we start from the beginning of "what is a value stream" and work up towards toward value stream mapping, the flow framework, and peak of continuous improvement. Free Resources New!One Month Software Delivery DojoDevOps Email...

Duration:00:55:10

Team Topologies with Matthew Skelton

2/22/2021
Adam welcomes Matthew Skelton to the show. Matthew is co-author of the book "Team Topologies" and a DevOps Enterprise Summit speaker. This episode builds on the previous podcast introducing the team types and interaction models. Adam and Matthew discuss the first principles in Team Topologies, building internal platform products, and the impact on software and team architecture. Free Resources New!One Month Software Delivery DojoDevOps Email CourseProject to Product Email CourseContinuous...

Duration:00:43:11

Developer Principles with Markus Schirp

2/15/2021
Adam welcomes Markus Schirp to the show. Markus is an independent software professional. He calls himself a "dynamic language exorcist." He's also the man behind the Mutant mutation project for Ruby. Adam and Markus discuss the first principles for software development and ladder up to higher level abstractions and how tooling helps developers. Free Resources New!One Month Software Delivery DojoDevOps Email CourseProject to Product Email CourseContinuous Improvement Pocket GuideWar &...

Duration:00:51:55

Saltside Chronicles with Sebastian Dahlgren

2/8/2021
Adam welcomes Sebastian Dahlgren to the show. Sebastian is now the CTO at Saltside. Sebastian joined Saltside just after the rewrite completed and continues to work there today. Adam & Sebastian worked closely together to grow the team in Bangalore until Adam left Saltside in 2017. Adam & Sebastian discuss if the rewrite delivered on its promise, what worked, what didn't work, and if those architectural bets made years ago paid off. Free Resources New!One Month Software Delivery...

Duration:00:53:48

Saltside Chronicles #5: Retrospective

12/18/2020
Adam worked at Saltside from 2014-2018. These episode tell the story for how events created a ground up, big-bang rewrite from 2014 through 2015. This is a five part series. Small Batches will back back in 2021. Free Resources New!One Month Software Delivery DojoDevOps Email CourseProject to Product Email CourseContinuous Improvement Pocket GuideWar & Peace & IT Pocket GuideAdam Hawkins' Links WebsiteTwitterLinkedInShipping Code at Saltside

Duration:00:21:33

Saltside Chronicles #4: A New Architecture

12/17/2020
Adam worked at Saltside from 2014-2018. These episode tell the story for how events created a ground up, big-bang rewrite from 2014 through 2015. This is a five part series. Small Batches will back back in 2021. Free Resources New!One Month Software Delivery DojoDevOps Email CourseProject to Product Email CourseContinuous Improvement Pocket GuideWar & Peace & IT Pocket GuideAdam Hawkins' Links WebsiteTwitterLinkedInShipping Code at Saltside

Duration:00:33:54

Saltside Chronicles #3: The Snow Ball

12/16/2020
Adam worked at Saltside from 2014-2018. These episode tell the story for how events created a ground up, big-bang rewrite from 2014 through 2015. This is a five part series. Small Batches will back back in 2021. Free Resources New!One Month Software Delivery DojoDevOps Email CourseProject to Product Email CourseContinuous Improvement Pocket GuideWar & Peace & IT Pocket GuideAdam Hawkins' Links WebsiteTwitterLinkedInShipping Code at Saltside

Duration:00:13:30