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Episode 483: Alexander Pugh on Robotic Process Automation

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Episode 483: Alexander Pugh on Robotic Process Automation

Alexander Pugh discusses why and when to use Robotic Process Automation (RPA). Host Jeremy Jung spoke with Pugh about interacting with systems without APIs like mainframes; the importance of having developers involved when building bots; the difficulty of automating GUIs using the DOM and COM, dealing with two factor authentication; why RPAs are a bridge […]

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Episode 482: Luke Hoban on Infrastructure as Code

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Episode 482: Luke Hoban on Infrastructure as Code

Luke Hoban, CTO of Pulumi, joined host Jeff Doolittle for a conversation about infrastructure as code (IAC), which allows software development teams to configure and control their cloud infrastructure assets using code in contrast to other approaches such as using web interfaces or command line interfaces. Luke described how IAC allows teams to apply good […]

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Episode 481: Ipek Ozkaya on Managing Technical Debt

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Episode 481: Ipek Ozkaya on Managing Technical Debt

Ipek Ozkaya joined host Jeff Doolittle to discuss a book she co-authored entitled, Managing Technical Debt. In the book, Ozkaya et al. describe nine principles of technical debt management to aid software companies in identifying, measuring, tracking and paying down technical debt. During the episode, she provides some unique perspectives on the definition of technical […]

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Episode 480: Venky Naganathan on Chatbots for Enterprise Applications

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Episode 480: Venky Naganathan on Chatbots for Enterprise Applications

Venky Naganathan, Sr. Director of Engineering at Conga specializing in Artificial Intelligence and Chatbots talks about the buzz around Conversational UI. B2B companies have also started adopting the paradigm. Host Kanchan Shringi speaks with Naganathan about the need for the new UI paradigm for Enterprise Apps, what have been the enablers and the business use […]

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Episode 479: Luis Ceze on the Apache TVM Machine Learning Compiler

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Episode 479: Luis Ceze on the Apache TVM Machine Learning Compiler

Luis Ceze, CEO and co-founder of OctoML discusses Apache TVM, an open source machine learning model compiler for a variety of target architectures. Luis talks about the complexity in writing assembly code on different hardware targets for machine learning which contains predominantly numerical operations that benefit from specialized vector/tensor instructions and special memory layouts. Host […]

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