Hosts David Alfaro and Arin Sime, along with their guests, bring you the insights you need to handle all the human and technical aspects of managing a growing software team. Whether your team is 5 engineers or 100 engineers, you’ll find the inspiration and tips to navigate the challenges of complex technical teams. New episodes drop every other Tuesday!
Mariana Lopez on Hiring for UX and Design Roles (Scaling Tech Podcast Ep7)
Mariana Lopez joins us to discuss hiring and interviewing for UX roles. She covers the different types of UX roles, and the sorts of questions you can ask to determine if they are a good fit for agile software development teams. Mariana is COO of WebRTC.ventures and a longstanding leader in our teams at AgilityFeat, […]
Bill Wake on Building Agile Developer Skills (Scaling Tech Podcast Ep7)
Noted Extreme Programming (XP) and Agile consultant Bill Wake joins us to discuss agile development techniques. Bill discusses topics around the technical and process aspects of Agile, including Mob or Ensemble Programming, User Stories, Refactoring, the state of Test Driven Development, and the challenges he sees teams face as they adopt extreme programming methods. In […]
Matt Makai on Developer Relations (Scaling Tech Podcast Ep6)
Matt Makai joins us to discuss Developer Relations and Developer Evangelists, their roles in tech companies, and how to hire for them. Matt has been at Twilio since 2014, where he currently is the Senior Director of Builder Content, and he leads teams that bring all of their excellent developer content to their users. Matt […]
Professor Ryan Nelson on IT Project Management (Scaling Tech Podcast Ep5)
Professor Ryan Nelson of the UVA McIntire School of Commerce joins us to discuss IT Project Management: Infamous Failures, Classic Mistakes, and Best Practices. Why are only 35% of projects successful? We discuss what he's learned about project management over 30 years of research and case studies.
Dave Haeffner on his Journey from QA to Software Developer (Scaling Tech Podcast Ep4)
Dave Haeffner joins us to talk about his path from QA Analyst to Software Developer, and the challenges of reverse engineering legacy software applications to improve quality.
Sanjiv Augustine on Managing for Value Delivery (Scaling Tech Podcast Ep3)
Sanjiv Augustine is the Founder and CEO of LitheSpeed, a world-leading agile training and consulting company; and an executive consultant and trusted advisor on business agility.