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Conversations with top voices in software development, cloud, IT, security, machine learning, data and technology leadership.

Latest Episodes

Jun 8, 2021

083 - T-Mobile's Axel Robinson on why love is the answer to operational excellence

Axel Robinson is the business solutions and implementation manager at T-Mobile. In this conversation, Axel highlights how operational excellence paves the way for delivering a world class customer experience, and how showing love for his team is key to his success. 

Jun 1, 2021

082 - Major releases and updates for AWS, Azure and GCP with David Tucker

Join cloud strategist and Pluralsight author David Tucker for latest news, updates and resources you need to stay up to speed on in the fast-moving world of AWS, Azure and Google Cloud. 

May 27, 2021

081 - Learning to code and embracing failure with Kristen Foster-Marks

We chat with Kristen Foster-Marks—director of engineering for Flow at Pluralsight—about imposter syndrome, embracing failure as a new engineer, Kristen’s journey into tech, and her unique research into the academic field of second language acquisition and what it can teach us about learning how to code. 

March 2, 2021

080 - Implications of the Colonial Pipeline attack with Bri Andersen and Aaron Rosenmund

Two members of Pluralsight security curriculum team discuss the implications of the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack, and what security leaders and companies can learn to protect themselves against similar attacks in the future. 

May 11, 2021

079 - Team building and growth with Via's Rodney Cox

Rodney Cox, VP of engineering at Via breaks down his rapid rise into software leadership, how he’s building his team, incremental growth and his approach of stretching beyond his comfort zones.

May 6, 2021

078 - Building sustainable collaboration skills with Alice Meredith

Culture strategist Alice Meredith discusses how to build a culture of collaboration on your technology team, including being vulnerable and transparent as a leader, setting aside time for structured brainstorming where everyone has a voice, and meeting each member of the team where they are at.

Apr 27, 2021

077 - John Jung talks about solving problems by leaning into the weird

Nylas director of engineering John Jung believes good software development comes from the inner weirdness of developers. That's why he's focused on creating the space needed for his team to find creative ways to solve problems. Learn how you can take a leaf out of his book and reap the benefits in this actionable interview.

Apr 20, 2021

076 - Insourcing and reskilling strategies with Jessica Schneider and Don Jones

The tech talent shortage is fueling a workforce development revolution.  With more and more companies unable to find software developers and IT pros to fill open positions, employers are taking radical steps to reskill non-technical talent for these roles.  For today’s episode, we’re sharing the audio from a webinar featuring Don Jones, head of developer skills at Pluralsight, and Jessica Schneider, Vice President of marketing and product development at DevelopIntelligence. 

Apr 13, 2021

075 - First-time tech leadership advice with Heather MacDonald, Kevin Miller and Jason Alba

Three leaders in software development and IT share tips for making the jump from individual contributor to leader, including how to know when it's the right time, how to balance your workload, and navigating the slippage of your hard technology skills.

Mar 30, 2021

074 - Removing roadblocks for your dev team with Kim Burgaard, Rodney Cox and Axel Robinson

Jeremy Morgan chats with the Director of engineering at Fernish, Kim Burgaard; VP of engineering at Via, Rodney Cox; and Engineering Manager of business solution and implementations at T-Mobile, Axel Robinson. Together, they’ll dive in to help you better understand developer productivity.

Mar 23, 2021

073 - The journey from software dev to CEO with Kelby Zorgdrager

We talk with Kelby Zorgdrager, CEO of DevelopIntelligence about his journey into tech, from software developer to CEO. We talk about the journey and the challenges and techniques of managing tech teams in 2021.

Mar 17, 2021

072 - Getting started in the cloud with Barry Luijbregts

We sit down with Barry Luijbregts to talk about getting started in the cloud, new things coming with Azure and the changing culture of tech.

March 9, 2021

071 - The state of the cloud with Janani Ravi, David Tucker and Casey West

Experts Janani Ravi, David Tucker and Casey West discuss specific tools and strategies impacting cloud architecture, management and security, and provide actionable insight to help technologists and leaders strengthen their organization’s cloud muscle.

March 2, 2021

070 - Big data in finance with Bismark Adomako

Daniel speaks with Pluralsight author Bismark Adomako about how big data is impacting the financial industry, best practices for creating a big data strategy at your company, and more.

February 23, 2021

069 - Flutter and PWAs with Chris Sells

Jeremy speaks with Chris Sells, who is a Senior Product Manager at Google with the Flutter team. They discuss progressive web apps, Flutter, and online backgammon over Telnet.

February 16, 2021

068 - Lyron Andrews explains his BeST framework

Pluralsight author Lyron Andrews explains the background and benefits of his recently released BeST framework.

February 9, 2021

067 - Adam Boswell’s 3 pillars of engineering excellence

Adam Boswell, Director of Engineering at Kount, explains the 3 pillars he uses to foster engineering excellence.

February 2, 2021

066 - Linda Kovac's inspiring journey to become a software developer

Linda Kovac's goal of becoming a software developer took her around the world and dropped several obstacles in her way. But her dedication and desire to help others won out.

January 26, 2021

065 - Discussing the SolarWinds attack with Aaron Rosenmund

Pluralsight author and cybersecurity professional Aaron Rosenmund talks all about the SolarWinds supply chain attack. He explains how it happened, what the response has been and what lessons can be learned.

January 19, 2021

064 - Scott Hanselman talks teaching, presenting, and more

Pluralsight author Barry Luijbregts speaks with developer Scott Hanselman about becoming an impactful teacher, the importance of humor in presenting, and much more.

January 12, 2021

063 - Jeff Hicks talks Powershell

Jeremy speaks with Pluralsight author and Microsoft MVP Jeff Hicks about Powershell, DevOps and skill development.

January 5, 2021

062 - Highlights from our most popular episodes

With the arrival of a new year, we wanted to take the opportunity to look back. This episode brings together a collection of clips from five of our most popular guests: Scott Allen, Kelsey Hightower, Deborah Kurata, Troy Hunt and Filip Ekberg.

December 29, 2020

061 - Discussing DevOps and Elastic Stack with Mike Place

Today's episode is a conversation between Jeremy Morgan and Mike Place. Mike is a Senior Engineer on the Elastic developer productivity team, and former lead on the Salt Open project.

They talk about DevOps, Elastic Stack, and the tactics for effectively managing developers.

December 22, 2020

060 - The state of JavaScript

We bring you the audio from our recent state of JavaScript panel with Pluralsight authors John Papa, Joe Eames and Jeremy Morgan. Their fun conversation covers topics including:

  • JavaScript’s bad rap
  • Do low code/no code advancements threaten developers?
  • Is there a right or wrong JS framework to use
  • Which JavaScript frameworks = which Star Wars characters
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