Podcast

LEAD Podcast

The podcast for leaders in Engineering, Architecture & Development

This podcast emphasizes the significance of software in modern businesses and highlights the necessity for companies to adapt to the digital landscape. It aims to share success stories and insights from industry leaders and influencers. The podcast explores various aspects of building a prosperous software company, including people, processes, technology, tools, and culture. It also seeks to address the continued reliance on outdated practices like Excel sheets in business operations. Each episode features a guest with expertise in engineering cultures who discusses their experiences, lessons, and challenges. The podcast is part of the Lead Community, a global network of leaders in Engineering, Architecture, and Development.

Episodes

S01 / E15 - 18 July 2024

In this episode, Geert and Rene delve into the crucial role of user experience (UX) in software development together with their guest Dean Schuster from TrueMatter.Dean highlights the importance of UX and the need to ma...

S01 / E14 - 04 July 2024

In this episode of the LEAD Podcast, Geert van der Cruijsen and Rene van Osnabrugge talk about the complex topic of measuring productivity in an engineering culture. They discuss the often heard needs among managers to quantify developer productivity. They discuss the limitations of traditional A...

S01 / E13 - 20 June 2024

In this episode of the LEAD Podcast, recorded live from Techorama, hosts Geert van der Cruijsen and Rene van Osnabrugge talk about building strong engineering cultures with guest Jennifer Wadella, VP of Front-End Engineering at Bitovi. Jennifer talks about the importance of establishing a positiv...

S01 / E12 - 06 June 2024

In this episode of the LEAD Podcast, Geert van der Cruijsen and Rene van Osnabrugge record live from Techorama, where they are joined by guest Laïla Bougriâ from Particular Software. The discussion centers around the challenges of critical thinking in software development, especially in decision-...

S01 / E11 - 23 May 2024

In this episode of the LEAD Podcast, Geert and Rene are live at Techorama Belgium, discussing the importance of soft skills in technical environments. They welcome guest Arthur Doler, a software engineer and community steward at Aviture, who shares insights from his 20-year career. Arthur emphasi...

S01 / E10 - 09 May 2024

In this episode of the LEAD Podcast, Geert and René broadcast live from Techorama Belgium amidst the buzz of the conference. They delve into the complexities of distributed systems with Adam Ralph from Particular Software, who shares insights from his eight years of experience with NServiceBus. T...

S01 / E09 - 25 April 2024

In this episode of the LEAD Podcast, Geert van der Cruijsen and Rene van Osnabrugge delve into the escalating costs of cloud services and the emerging discipline of Financial Operations, or FinOps. They discuss why some companies are shifting from cloud back to on-premises data centers due to cos...

S01 / E08 - 11 April 2024

In this episode of the LEAD Podcast, Geert and René explore the impact of generative AI on the tech industry with special guest April Edwards from GitHub. They discuss the evolving role of developers, architects, and technical professionals in an AI-assisted future. April shares insights on how A...

S01 / E07 - 28 March 2024

In this episode of the LEAD Podcast, hosts Geert van der Cruijsen and Rene van Osnabrugge talk about the often overlooked challenge of cultural resistance in the face of technical changes within organizations. They dive into the concept of a DevOps and growth mindset and the role this plays in en...

S01 / E06 - 14 March 2024

In this episode, Geert and Rene delve into the challenges and strategies of starting a tech company with limited resources. They are joined by Harald Tryti Rieber, co-founder and CTO of Atlas (formerly known as Enernite), a company focused on renewable energy and map automation. Harald shares his...

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About LEAD Podcast

We think software & it plays an important role in every company. Software is eating the world and companies need to adopt to this to survive.

In this podcast we want to share stories of successful people/companies, industry leaders & influencers for others to learn from.
Being a great software company means more than just having a great software architecture & cloud infrastructure (although this is part of it). In this podcast we want to focus on all things related building a successful software company, from people, process, technology & tools to culture
The world is still running on excel sheets and we’re scared of that. Let’s help every company improve in the way they run their digital business by sharing knowledge of how others did this. Every week a new guest, with expertise on a certain area of engineering cultures, will join hosts Geert &Rene to talk about this and to share their stories, journeys, learnings & pitfalls. 
The lead podcast is part of the lead community, an international community of leaders in Engineering, Architecture & Development.

If you have any questions or remarks, contact us at info@lead-podcast.io

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