A tech podcast of sorts
About the show
Monica and Urban discuss their work life as developers and development managers.
Episode 50: Make It As Easy As Possible
20 December 2022 | 41 mins 31 secs
We are reminiscing about doing 49 episodes, as well as answer listener questions!
Episode 49: I quit!
29 November 2022 | 36 mins 13 secs
Urban's company got acquired and Monica quits her job!
Episode 48: User stories are supposed to burn in hell
24 October 2022 | 39 mins 11 secs
Monica gets on her soapbox to complain about (the misuse of) user stories, rethinking processes in JIRA. We also discuss making decisions in big groups.
Episode 47: This is better than having a surprise
7 October 2022 | 50 mins 40 secs
We discuss OKRs, release testing, and Urban's side project.
Episode 46: You have to feel the pain
10 August 2022 | 47 mins 1 sec
We discuss how successful side projects require the same to scale than actual companies, but on a smaller scale, what to do as a manager when your team suddenly has a project manager, as well as release testing.
Episode 45: The chances of you being 80% right are very slim
27 July 2022 | 37 mins 12 secs
We discuss Urban's appearances on other podcasts (that you should listen to!) as well as Monica handling layoffs from the point of view of a manager.
Episode 44: Everybody is doing architecture!
1 June 2022 | 45 mins 32 secs
Where we talk about system design, architecture, roadmapping, and stakeholder alignment. While having a cold.
Episode 43: We cannot wait anymore - we have to do something!
4 May 2022 | 47 mins 16 secs
We discuss introducing OKRs and working on tech debt.
Episode 42: Side projects - You can either learn or build something
20 April 2022 | 51 mins 38 secs
In this episode we discuss Urban's side projects and why side projects are useful for you as a developer.
Episode 41: Agile methods are training wheels
6 April 2022 | 48 mins 32 secs
In this episode we talk about agile coaches, decision making in self-organizing teams, and rehearsing "big bang" migrations.
Episode 40: We all fear losing control, right?
23 February 2022 | 42 mins 29 secs
In this episode we talk about improving communication and what it takes to improve your time management and delegation skills.
Episode 39: I have a very senior team. What do I do about it?
9 February 2022 | 40 mins 55 secs
In this episode we are continuing the discussion on ADRs and the prioritization of technical topics in general as well as the role of managers in mature teams and how even knowing someone just a little bit makes everything so much easier.