Interviews with industry experts to explore how they approach problem-solving, the methods and tools they use, career influences, and lessons learned along the way.
Dave Carillo — Co-Founder of The Critical Thinking Initiative
How do we define critical thinking? Apply it? Learn it? Can we teach students and adults how to think more critically? In Episode 27, Dave Carillo joins Ryan Shriver to answer these questions and so much more.
Dave is Co-Founder of one of the country’s first academic offices devoted solely to studying critical thinking and raising critical thinking outcomes. He served as the lead administrator of the Interdisciplinary Writing and Reasoning Portfolio, has been published by The Hill, and is a critical thinking subject matter expert (SME) for the U.S. military. Dave lives in West Hartford, CT with his wife and two children.
Connect with Dave: Website, LinkedIn, Facebook, Podcast
The Critical Thinking Initiative
Group Dynamics, Ideating, and Brainstorming, Smarterer Podcast
Smarterer Podcast, Dave Carillo and Steven Pearlman
America’s Critical Thinking Crisis: The Failure and Promise of Education, Steven Pearlman
Relaxing train sounds
Raw ice sounds
Mathias Verraes — Founder & Principal Consultant at Aardling
Mathias Verraes runs a boutique consultancy that advises organizations on designing and modeling software for complex environments, including architecture, analysis, testing, and refactoring “unmaintainable” systems. He has worked with clients in Finance, Government, Supply Chain, Mobility, Energy, E-Commerce, and more. He teaches Domain-Driven Design courses and curates the DDD Europe conference. When he’s at home in Kortrijk, Belgium, he helps his two sons build crazy Lego contraptions.
Connect with Mathias: LinkedIn, Blog, Website, Twitter
Domain-Driven Design Europe
Refactoring, Martin Fowler
DDD Conference Europe, Eric Evans
Rebecca Wirfs-Brock: Blog, Twitter
Designing Object-Oriented Software, Rebecca Wirfs-Brock
Splitting a Domain Across Multiple Bounded Contexts, by Mathias Verraes and Rebecca Wirfs-Brock
Data and Reality, William Kent
Object Thinking, Dave West
Cognitive Edge, Dave Snowden
Working Effectively with Legacy Code, Michael Feathers
String Quartets Pop Music, MV's Current Playlist
Brandon Linton — Enterprise Architect at CarMax
Brandon Linton is passionate about helping teams create amazing customer experiences through cloud architecture, lean software development, and product discovery. He specializes in the principles and practices that make for continuous delivery and software platforms that drive innovation.
Episode 25 covers Enterprise Architecture; helping teams achieve speed, quality, and better culture through living out DevOps principles; and so much more.
Connect with Brandon: Website, LinkedIn, Twitter
Team Topologies, Manuel Pais and Matthew Skelton
Accelerate, Nicole Forsgren Ph.D., Jez Humble, and Gene Kim
Continuous Delivery, Jez Humble and David Farley
The Logic of Failure, Dietrich Dorner
Building Microservices, Sam Newman
API Intersection Stoplight Podcast
How Do Companies Invent? Melvin Conway
Jason Hall — Lean Product & Business Agility Coach
Jason Hall is an organizational servant with coaching strengths in creating safe spaces for teams to thrive, have fun, and most importantly deliver amazing products that customers love. He helps organizations develop a more customer-centric approach to product delivery grounded in measurable success. He's always learning, sharing, and striving to cultivate better organizations.
Coaching Towards Impactful Product over Working Software by Jason Hall
Collaborative Structures LLC
Teresa Torres, Product Talk
Continuous Discovery Habits
Opportunity Solution Trees: Visualize Your Thinking
Tyler, The Creator
Anne-Jeanette LeBell — CoFounder of BankShift
Anne-Jeanette LeBell has over 25 years of proven success in software engineering and architecture. She cofounded BankShift, a mobile and web application to help you manage money, see all your assets in one place, make payments, shuffle money around, and accomplish what you need to do with your accounts.
This episode covers the emergence of open banking, the motivation behind BankShift, starting a business from the ground up, approaching gender stereotypes, how empathy and uncomfortable conversations can yield change, and so much more.
Connect with Anne-Jeanette: LinkedIn, Twitter
How does BankShift work?
A Cloud Guru
Domain-Driven Design, Eric Evans
Episode 22 - Jai Schniepp — Director of Secure DevOps Platforms at Liberty Mutual
Jai has dedicated her entire career to managing and building technical products from a non-technical perspective. She’s an AWS product maven and an Agile pro who's spent over a decade partnering with like-minded practitioners to introduce CI/CD practices, cloud-native solutions, and deliver products that drive developers further up the value line. Jai leads the product practice in Global Digital Services, where customer point of view and the developer experience are everything—yet she still wants to be an astronaut.
Connect with Jai: LinkedIn
Jai’s Playlist: Bonnaroo 2021, Joan Jett