4×9 – The Hungarian Algorithm

This week, Chuck describes the Hungarian algorithm, which is a way to solve the issue of fairly distributing tasks among an equal number of workers. He talks about how he used it as a volunteer lead for the Explore DDD conference last year. This episode is sponsored by our friends and generous backers on Patreon. Sponsors […]

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4×8 – The BECOME Process

As a follow-up to a prior episode, Chuck talks about BECOME, a step-by-step approach to respond to an incident of inappropriate behavior as a teachable moment when possible. The name is an acronym for the six steps in the process: Behavior, Emergency, Context, Options, Myself and Enact. The material for this episode is drawn from the book Encouraging […]

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4×6 – Little’s Law

In today’s episode, Chuck talks about Little’s Law from queuing theory, which plays a prominent role in lean and Kanban. Queuing theory comes up a lot in our society, so you may learn something about shopping and driving as well. This episode is sponsored by our friends and generous backers on Patreon. Sponsors are needed to […]

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4×1 – Play to Your Strengths

Chuck talks playing to your strengths, and how not doing so is affecting one of his teams in terms of DevOps performance. This episode is sponsored by our friends and generous backers on Patreon. Sponsors are needed to help the podcast grow and thrive. Sign up today! Photo credit: Robson Hatsukami Morgan on Unsplash

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3×16 – Season 3 Recap

Chuck talks about Season 3. It wasn’t the most popular, but some episodes did really well. He also discusses innovations with the podcast as a way to wrap up the season. This episode is sponsored by our friends and generous backers on Patreon. Sponsors are needed to help the podcast grow and thrive. Sign up today! […]

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3×14 – Push Authority to Information

Chuck talks about the work of David Marquet on what he calls intent-based leadership. The idea is to delegate decision making authority to the people who have the information to make an informed decision. If it’s good enough for a nuclear submarine, it’s feasible in corporate life. This episode is sponsored by our friends and generous backers on Patreon. […]

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