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SE-Radio Episode 307: Harsh Sinha on Product Management

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SE-Radio Episode 307: Harsh Sinha on Product Management

Bryan Reinero talks with Harsh Sinha, VP of  Engineering at TransferWise, about Product Management.  Product Management deals with the planning, delivery and marketing of a software product. The discussion covers how those functions are achieved, and how product management interfaces with engineering; how product requirements are derived from customer needs; how teams build product based […]

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SE-Radio Episode 306: Ron Lichty on Managing Programmers

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SE-Radio Episode 306: Ron Lichty on Managing Programmers

Ron Lichty talks with SE-Radio’s Nate Black about managing programmers. Topics include: why programming management is hard, what makes a good programming manager, the costs of micromanagement, self-organizing teams, team dynamics and motivation, and product team performance.   Related links Ron Lichty’s blog Ron Lichty Consulting Managing the Unmanageable “If we’re Agile, why do we […]

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SE-Radio Episode 305: Charlie Berger on Predictive Applications

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SE-Radio Episode 305: Charlie Berger on Predictive Applications

Charlie Berger talks with SE Radio’s Edaena Salinas about predictive applications. What are predictive applications? How are they built? What’s the role of machine learning in predictive applications? The interview explores implementing machine learning algorithms natively in the database, different machine learning algorithms, and how they’re applied. Topics include: machine learning, databases, data architecture, predictive […]

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SE-Radio Episode 304: Evgeny Shadchnev on Code Schools

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SE-Radio Episode 304: Evgeny Shadchnev on Code Schools

Evgeny Shadchnev talks with Felienne about code schools, programs that prepare people to become software developers in a few months. This episode explores the idea of code schools. Can we really teach programming in a few months rather than years in university? Who teaches in those programs? Who attends them? What are their business models, and […]

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SE-Radio Episode 303: Zachary Burt on Freelancing as a Career Option

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SE-Radio Episode 303: Zachary Burt on Freelancing as a Career Option

Zachary Burt discusses freelancing as a career option with SE Radio’s Felienne. How does freelancing differ from employment? How should we handle personal marketing and sales? How do you find a work-life balance when you’re self-employed? The interview also covers practical tips such as deciding on an hourly rate and managing demanding customers. Related Links […]

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