Window on Technology is a podcast hosted by Tobias Fenster (tobiasfenster.io) on which typically one expert takes about a specific technology area, either as an introduction or to share the latest news or big changes coming up.
Jacob Winther and Mike Borg Cardona - Artifical Intelligence in Business Central
Artificial Intelligence is by far the most dominant topic in IT currently. In this episode, Jacob Winther, Design Lead for Business Central, and Mike Borg Cardona, Product Manager for everything productivity in Business Central, join the show to discuss AI in Business Central. We start by talking AI in general and how it will impact all of us, then we look deeper into the recently introduced AI functionality in Business Central, including the new prompt dialog and the Business Central Copilot. Jacob and Mike also share their learning curve on AI and what they see coming next.
Christian Heide Damm and Esteban Ardaya Heckl - Business Central Online scalability and reliability
A lot of customers and partners are working on and with Business Central Online every day, but why and how can it handle that load and get amazingly close to 100 % availability? In this episode, Christian Heide Damm, Cloud Architect and Esteban Ardaya Heckl, Principal Software Engineer, both working on the Business Central team, join the show to give us a look under the hood. We talk scalability and how the service reacts to increasing load, and also what happens if an issue appears and how it is mitigated.
Shannon Mullins, Dmitry Katson and Steve Chinksy - Day 1 of Directions EMEA 2023
Shannon Mullins, Dmitry Katson and Steve Chinksy talk about their highlights of day 1 at Directions EMEA 2023 in Lyon: Of course, a lot of AI and Copilots, but also the scale of Business Central Online, the new partner programs announced by Microsoft and a lot more.
Carme Cortada, Leen Everaerts and Patrícia Maia - Women in Dynamics on Day 1 of Directions EMEA 2023
Carme Cortada, Leen Everaerts and Patricia Maia join this episode recorded on day 1 of Directions EMEA 2023 in Lyon. We talk about Women in Dynamics, how and why it was started, what the goals are and how it is progressing. We also talk about their T.H.I.S framework (check out https://www.womenindynamics.org/ to find out more) and what Dynamics partners should do to become a more diverse and inclusive environment.
Nigel Poulton and Timo Stark - DockerCon 2023
Recorded on the afternoon of day two of DockerCon 2023 in Los Angeles, Docker Captains Nigel Poulton, best-selling author and trainer, and Timo Stark, Software Engineer at Nginx, join this episode. We talk about the highlights and announcements of DockerCon, discuss Wasm and it's impact, sprinkle in some Kubernetes and end with why we loved the event.
Urs Enzler - The problem with software development effort estimation
Urs Enzler, software architect, shares his insights about the challenges with software development effort estimation. We talk about general aspects, we dive a bit into diseconomy of scale and complexity, we detour into monoliths vs. microservices and what the differences between estimation of projects and products are. In the end, Urs shares his idea for how we can at least try to approach the problem.