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Interview with Emily Lannon, Director of Workplace at SoundCloud

An insight into the corporate culture at SoundCloud

“Culture is not something you can force top down on people, it’s something that needs to come up from people themselves.” We spoke to Emily Lannon, the Director of Workplace at SoundCloud, about DevOps, how to meet employees’ needs, and how to build an amazing and diverse workplace culture.

Interview with Marko Berkovic & Matthias Wiesen of GitHub

“At GitHub, we collaborate far more than just between Devs and Ops”

“We actually believe that to collaborate, you don’t need to come from the same actual culture and background and heritage, but you just need to have the same vision.” JAXenter editor Gabriela Motroc talked to GitHub’s Marko Berkovic and Matthias Wiesen at DevOpsCon 2016 about how to create a company culture, the challenges involved in enforcing it, and some tips on how to make remote teams work.

Interview with John Willis of Docker

John Willis discusses the human factor of DevOps

High-performing organizations seem to have one common pattern: they put a high value on human capital. JAXenter editor Hartmut Schlosser talked to John Willis, Director of Ecosystem Development at Docker, Inc about how to turn human capital into high performance organizational capital.

Interview with Mélanie Bats, software developer at Obeo

Eclipse Oxygen: A better workflow for editing in Sirius

Eclipse Oxygen is hitting general availability on June 28. We’re excited to see the new features and changes are happening in the Eclipse ecosystem, so we talked with Mélanie Bats about all the news.

Interview with Dr. Daniel Bryant, Chief Scientist at SpectoLabs

DevOps is to some degree being conflated with “Digital Transformation”

What does the future of DevOps look like and how does this virus spread? How important is containerization in a DevOps context and how can containers enhance your company’s DevOps transformation? What should a first-aid DevOps toolkit contain? We talked to Dr. Daniel Bryant, Chief Scientist at SpectoLabs, about all these issues and more.

Christoph Engelbert on Hazelcast's decision in the Jigsaw ballot

Decision day coming soon for Java 9: Several other JCP Executive Members will vote “no”

What will the future of Java 9 look like? Despite criticism from experts regarding the module system Jigsaw, Oracle opened the ballot for JSR 376. Red Hat and IBM announced that they will be voting “no”. We asked Christoph Engelbert, representative of Hazelcast at the JCP executive committee, why Hazelcast has decided not to support the Jigsaw draft.

Interview with Peter Lie

“Antifragile is a mindset, based on Agile values”

Peter Lie spills the beans about the principle of antifragility and how to use disorders as an advantage. He also recommends disassembling hidden agendas which will otherwise block the two big values in DevOps: openness and transparency.

Interview with David M. Brear

Fintech is “banking’s cooler cousin”

Recently, we talked with David Brear about the seemingly inevitable clash between FinTech and the banking industry, his best guess at the industry’s next step, and what exactly happens if banks don’t change with the times.

Interview with Abbas Haider Ali, CTO at xMatters

How *not* to do DevOps: 50% of companies wait for Ops to declare a major incident before responding

When going down the DevOps road, automation through any means possible is critical. If it can be automated through tools, code, or robots, that’s the path a driven DevOps team will take. However, automation is not the only pillar of DevOps. We talked to Abbas Haider Ali, CTO at xMatters about a recent DevOps maturity survey the company carried out alongside Atlassian.