Welcome to episode number 100!
A special show with a very interesting topic: Inclusion of Introverts and Introversion. We asked our CEO Margaret Versteden for a quote for this number 100. She surprised us with the fact that this topic is so important for her as she is dealing with this her whole life, as an introvert.
If you are a regular listener to the podcast or an e-commerce watcher, you know “the season” is very important for us. It is a yearly recurring theme in the podcast. You are probably also aware that uptime and responsiveness of our app and website are crucial.
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...
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.
From how it was born to what it is now in 45 minutes
One of the things that make us really proud about working in Tech at bol. com is our annual Space Summit. Our internal tech conference by developers for developers.
In the bol. com Tech Community, we get quite some questions on how we build a great engineering culture. Mid-March 2021 the hosts of our podcast joined the Hackages podcast which was live recorded with almost 100 attendees.
Software engineers on Duty - so you sleep well at night
The why and what of our Software engineers on Duty
Let's be honest about this, nobody likes to be woken up at night to react to an alert whether it's a text- or whatsapp message, (automated) phone call or traditional pager....
What you should know building a Tech Lead community
Don't miss our story of the introduction of the Tech Leads
During the podcast, you will find out what Tech Leads are and why we need to build this community of Tech Leads at bol. com. You will learn how we approached this and avoid hiding the Tech Leads in ivory towers.
Peter is very honest in this episode (the stage is not the place he is really comfortable at) and Peter Paul is sharing his first experience with Improv (is it a small trauma Peter Paul?).
So time to talk about...
No rhythm like algorithms. We have been talking in the podcast about programming contest before. For example, about our own Spaces Championship and Advent of code, which also takes place at the end of the year.