Ideas | Operations

The latest ideas, practices, and trends for improving your business through operations.

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Community

How do we heal?

Drawing inspiration from restorative justice practices and her own journey of healing, Alex Qin offers a hopeful vision for how we can come together and co-create the world we yearn for.

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Agriculture

Cultivating production excellence

Liz Fong-Jones says management of complex distributed systems requires changing who's involved in production, how they collaborate, and how success is measured.

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Time

Kubernetes for the impatient

Bridget Kromhout looks over the cloud native landscape and talks about what’s new, what’s next, and what you need to get started with Kubernetes right now.

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Success

The SRE I aspire to be

Yaniv Aknin dives into the secret sauce for a successful SRE organization: high-quality measurements of reliability.

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Hiring

The misinformation age

Jane Adams examines the ways data-driven recruiting fails to achieve intended results and perpetuates discriminatory hiring practices.

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Network

Incognito mentorship

Katrina Owen says the valuable skills that experienced professionals lack are at the vital margins of their careers.

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Strategy

Why marketing matters

Michael Bernstein offers an unflinching look at some of the fallacies that developers believe about marketing.

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Brain

The programmer's mind

Jessica McKellar draws parallels between the free and open source software movement and the work to end mass incarceration.