Coté Show Variety Podcast
About the Show
Beyond the world of Apple, startups, and unicorns there's a whole world of technology used by all the donkeys out there. That's where I've always had my head stuck and this podcast is my "crank file" of content that didn't fit in the other podcasts I do.
Episode 11: How do we do things we would never, ordinarily do?
January 31st, 2016
52 mins 24 secs
Lessons learned from almost a year of helping transform IT at Allstate.
Episode 10: Doing the DevOps at National Instruments and BazaarVoice, talking with Ernest Mueller
December 1st, 2015
47 mins 46 secs
Ernest Mueller has worked helped introduce DevOps in several organizations and has been talking about those stories at two companies he’s worked for, National Instruments and BazaarVoice. Matt and Coté hear these stories (mostly at National Instruments) and we discuss how Ernest and others helped transform these companies to the new way.
Episode 9: The life of microservices in the F500
December 1st, 2015
35 mins 4 secs
cases, lordofcomputing, microservices
Introducing microservices into large organizations.
Episode 8: Transforming how the US government does software, Diego Lapiduz
September 30th, 2015
47 mins 2 secs
18f, cases, government, lordofcomputing
Matt and Coté talk with Diego Lapiduz who works in the GSA’s 18F organization helping government agencies develop their software in new, more agile and cloud-driven ways.
Episode 7: Getting beyond "the comfort of the number."
September 16th, 2015
1 hr 5 mins
The problems with transforming how a large company uses IT.
Episode 6: Try to avoid killing your acquisition
June 14th, 2015
1 hr 2 mins
After catching up about movies and OpenStack, John Willis and I discuss how difficult it is to properly integrate acquired companies into the larger company. We also discuss what VCs are looking for to say yes now: a good team, it seems.
Episode 5: When the practice of using the tool is novel, thought-lording new technologies
April 27th, 2015
1 hr 18 mins
We discuss how you (slowly) introduce new technologies into the market by looking at past tech cycles John has gone through. We also catch-up on the Craft conference and John’s travels in Europe.
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Episode 4: "I have become the hustler," Robert Brook
April 19th, 2015
13 mins 36 secs
It can take a long time to get “the mainstream” to use new technologies. One would assume that this would be true in supporting the government, as Robert Brook does in his day job.
Episode 3: Something Celsius and Busy Bullshit work
April 14th, 2015
59 mins 47 secs
While he’s in Paris for the local DevOpsDays, John and I discuss the next big step for DevOps: getting “The Business” involved to tie-break the process deadlock. Plus: the Dutch are delightful!
Episode 2: Becoming a tech reporter, talking with Alex Williams
April 12th, 2015
1 hr 9 mins
How do you go from playing baseball in France, to getting shot at, to covering the tech industry? I talk with Alex Williams about how he did just that and eventually launched thenewstack.io, one of the more interesting, new technology news sites.