11 episodes

Host Jerome Goodrich navigates the ins and outs of software design and development with the help of fellow developers, designers, and other subject matter experts. As a consultant at 8th Light, Jerome has visibility into how different organizations — big, small, young, and old — navigate their technological challenges and transformations. Throughout this series, he dives into detailed and personal stories to uncover hidden complexities and discover how systems really work, and how companies really get things done.
Learn more about 8th Light at https://www.8thlight.com.

Collaborative Craft 8th Light

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Host Jerome Goodrich navigates the ins and outs of software design and development with the help of fellow developers, designers, and other subject matter experts. As a consultant at 8th Light, Jerome has visibility into how different organizations — big, small, young, and old — navigate their technological challenges and transformations. Throughout this series, he dives into detailed and personal stories to uncover hidden complexities and discover how systems really work, and how companies really get things done.
Learn more about 8th Light at https://www.8thlight.com.

    Continuous Learning: Cultivating Engaged Teams with Paul Pagel

    Continuous Learning: Cultivating Engaged Teams with Paul Pagel

    A culture of learning is essential for the craft of software development. Paul Pagel, Co-CEO and Co-Founder of 8th Light, articulates how cultivating an educational environment and focusing on team composition increases productivity and engagement.

    • 29 min
    We're Back for Season 2 of Collaborative Craft

    We're Back for Season 2 of Collaborative Craft

    Welcome back to Season 2 of Collaborative Craft, where we navigate the ins and outs of software design and development. Join Jerome Goodrich each episode to build a better understanding of the ever-shifting craft of software by hearing from the developers, designers, and other members of our diverse community who are working at its boundaries.

    • 2 min
    Just in Time: Hands-On Learning with Aaron Patterson

    Just in Time: Hands-On Learning with Aaron Patterson

    Aaron Patterson, stalwart of the Ruby community and current Senior Staff Engineer at Shopify, introduces his latest project TenderJIT, discusses the connection between cheese-making and hardware development, and the value of feedback loops for hands-on learning.

    • 48 min
    Into the Unknown Unknowns: Observability with Charity Majors

    Into the Unknown Unknowns: Observability with Charity Majors

    The speed of development in software engineering enables rapid innovation, but can also lead to ever-increasing complexity and opaque, fragile systems. On this week’s episode, Charity Majors, cofounder and CTO of honeycomb.io, discusses observability as a practical alternative to legacy tooling within modern distributed systems, as well as part of a fundamental shift in the practice of software development as a whole.

    • 39 min
    Stay Tuned!

    Stay Tuned!

    Thanks for tuning in to Collaborative Craft! We’ll be back in two weeks for more regularly scheduled content.

    • 1 min
    Know Your History: Ethical Source with Coraline Ehmke

    Know Your History: Ethical Source with Coraline Ehmke

    Coraline Ehmke’s path to the tech industry was non-traditional. It took someone to turn the key for her to find the community that she sought. 25 years later, Coraline is still in the tech industry and has been open about her experience as a trans person. Listen to this inspiring episode for Coraline’s insights on a life lived in tech.

    • 41 min