Some aspects of software engineering are easily overlooked. In the book The Programmer's Brain some of these like reading code, thinking about code and collaborating on code are at the centre. In this episode, we talk to the author of this book to guide us through these aspects.
With the growth of our engineering community, the need for more focus on engineering productivity is clear. We invited two experts to discuss this topic with us. We actually got to this point when one of our...
How interaction resulted in a guest appearance
“We like interactions and feedback”, that’s what we say in our outro. The guest of our show reacted to one of our podcasts earlier this year. We reached out to him and invited him to the podcast.
How Data Science supports us to predict the unpredictable
Just like for any store, forecasting is an important tool to support the business and its profitability. At bol. com we have worked on several major iterations of our forecast.
Why would you build an open source FTP server in Rust?
Why build an open-source FTP server in Rust?
Sometimes, I must admit I’m a little dazzled by all the languages, frameworks and stuff our engineers work with. So, when our guest of today explained to me some of the intriguing...
Who is the Podcast Guest?
This will be a bonus episode. Maybe not that tech-related but instead you will listen to a very energetic, passionate and inspiring person: The Podcast Guest. Who knows a lot about asking the right questions and working in teams.
Curiosity is the common denominator for our Business Analysts
What is the key competence of our business analysts (BA)
We talked about domain knowledge, tech affinity and building bridges between stakeholders and software engineers. Sometimes the business analyst is almost seen as a project manager. Aligning with product owners is key in this role.