The Frontier

A podcast exploring innovation through engineering.
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Episodes

2018-2019 Season

01 - "What's Next In Blockchain"

featuring John Fitch from Animal Ventures

 

02 - "Dealing with Legacy Code"
featuring Debbie Madden and Jason Ables

 

03 - "Better Data, Better Products, Better Business"
featuring Kelly Stevens of OneSpace

 

04 - "The Technology of Politics"
featuring Josh Hendler of Purpose

 

05 - "API-As-A-Business"
featuring Christine Spang of Nylas

 

06 - "First Principles Thinking for Bitcoin Exchanges"

featuring Zach Dexter of LedgerX

 

07 - "Teach Your Engineers To Play Risk"

featuring Rahul Garg of Pypestream

 

08 - "Disrupting Healthcare"

featuring Chris Venturini

 

09 - "On-Prem vs Cloud Deployment"

featuring Roland Cooper

  

10 - "Remote Tech Teams: How to Make it Work"

featuring Laurel Farrer

  

11 - "Democratizing Blockchain Technologies"

featuring Joel Neidig

 

12 - "Service Discovery in a Microservices Architecture"

featuring Travis Scheponik

 

13 - "DevOps Automation, Orchestration, and Choreography"

featuring Steve Peak 

 

14 - "Interoperability via Machine-to-Machine Data Architecture"

featuring Jim Nasr

 

15 - "When to use Native or Hybrid & What's Next in Mobile App Dev"

featuring Simon Reggiani

 

16 - "Tips and Tricks to Career Hack your Soft Skills

featuring Rusty Wilson

   

17 - "Post-Crypto Distributed Ledger for Business Leaders"

featuring Mike Talbot

 

18 - "The Intersection of AI and Medicine"

featuring Robert Fratila

 

19 - "Building an Engineering Recruitment Process that Candidates Love"

featuring Alan Spadoni

 

20 - "Stuck in a Career Rut? Level Up Your Speaking Skills"

featuring Poornima Vijayashanker

 

21 - "QA just "moved left"... now what?"

featuring David Morgan

 

22 - "I'd like my mainframe with CI/CD, please"

featuring Tim Ceradsky

 

23 - "Startup life, stability, payroll, and change

featuring Mong Truong

  

24 - "Launching a tech startup inside of a legacy enterprise"

featuring Alex Behrens

 

25 BONUS EPISODE! - "Solving Customer Problems (The Ballad of the Sales Engineer)

featuring Chris Goodman

 

26 - "Delivering fast: people, process, and purpose

featuring Tom Dodds

  

27 - "Pragmatic Microservices Design - How to keep calm, and ship code

featuring Daniel Knight

 

28 - "Borrowing Innovation from Aerospace: an engineer's perspective

featuring Sina Golshany

 

29 - "Creating an engaging and authentic engineering practice"

featuring Kelsey Hightower

 

30 - "Customer discovery and early engineering feedback"

featuring Alex Nordholm

 

31 - "Engineering Meetings that Teams Love: Lessons from improv"

featuring Ushashi Chakraborty

 

32 - "Scaling an engineering team in a transformational industry"

featuring Steff Kelsey

 

33 - "CX from lead to user to evangelist"

featuring David Feinman

 

34 - "Creative influence with The Tech Ninja"

featuring Kevin Nether

 

35 - "Pigs, chemistry, startups, and CTO stories"

featuring Helton Souza

 

36 - "E-commerce innovations, metadata, and decision engines"

featuring Andrew Guldman

 

37 - "How to be an engineering Manager Voltron"

featuring Lara Hogan

 

38 - "Low config, open source, and the rising dev rel community"

featuring Jason Lengstorf

 

39 - "Neural networks in 500 lines or less; open source in one line" with Marina Samuel

 

40 - "Digital transformation, bleeding edge, and legacy tribal knowledge" with Nick Lumsden 

 

41 - "How to scale DevOps, standards, and automation in a high-growth agency" with Tyler Shambora

 

42 - "How to be a developer advocate without being an Instagram model" with Burke Holland

 

43 - "Open Source, the grey areas, and keeping sharp with the community" with Ahmad Nassri 

 

44 - "Coordinating engineering teams to build a seamless user experience" with Ryan Burgess

 

45 - "Digital transformation and the right tool for the job" with Dan Morgan

 

46 - "Improved UX and business results using automation" with Tyler Foster

 

47 - "No CTO to Global CTO in one phone call" with Sherri Hammons

 

48 - "Always be learning and The Fog of Development" with Ravi Lachhman

 

49 - "Technology for good and people-first FTW" with Kevon Saber

 

50 - "The engineering magic behind low- and no-code platforms" with Alex Howard

 

51 - "Building teams with the Iron Triangle of engineering leadership" with Colin Henry

 

52 - "Technical Evangelism as the voice of building, shipping, and operationalizing better software" with Priyanka Sharma

 

53 - "Separating the signal from the noise in cloud" with Leon Thomas

 

54 - "We've been acquired; we're laying off your entire team" with Phillipp Svehla

 

55 - "F.A.I.L. Mindset (First Attempt In Learning)" with David Shapendonk

 

56 - "Making yourself an indispensable engineering hire" with Steve Beyatte 

 

57 -"Integrity and quality in engineering, and leadership as an art" with Merlin Quintin

 

58 - "Put your DevOps through P90X" with Bob Chen 

 

59 - "Killing off unplanned work for Frictionless Development" with Shawn Kuenzler

 

60 - "Winning in a new industry with best practices from another sector" with Dave Ugan

 

61 - "China, Huawei and the future of global technology" with Chris Short

 

62 - "AI could be your new legal assistant" with Lars Mahler

 

COMING SOON:    

 

63 - "Autonomy and professional development for engineers who want to win" with Steve Prosser

 

64 - "How customer empathy drives better engineering performance" with Ravi Sahu

I really appreciate the topics the Frontier covers because it directly relates to my day-to-day.  I've found a lot of value hearing the true to life stories and struggles from other members of the community.

Alex B. , Director of Engineering

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