Charles Humble

    Charles Humble
    Charles is editor-in-chief at Container Solutions. A former software engineer, architect and CTO, he has worked as a senior leader and executive of both technology and, more recently, content groups ranging from small start-ups to mid-sized and larger firms.

    Podcast: Silicon Valley Product Group’s Christian Idiodi on Product Management Skills and Product Discovery

    In this episode Charles Humble talks to Silicon Valley Product Group partner Christian Idiodi about how he got started in product management, the Certified Scrum Product Owner and MBA pathologies, how...

    Podcast: Sudden Compass Co-Founder Matt LeMay on Effective Product Management and Conducting User Research

    In this episode Charles Humble talks to Matt LeMay, co-founder and partner at Sudden Compass about the job of product management. They explore what the job entails, common A/B testing pitfalls, conduc...

    Podcast: GitHub Director of Engineering, Liz Saling, on Pausing Feature Development to Focus on Tech Debt and DevEx

    Charles Humble talks to Liz Saling, Director of Engineering at GitHub. They discuss the role of developer experience at GitHub, why the firm paused feature development for an entire quarter to focus o...

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    External Secrets Operator Accepted into the CNCF Sandbox

    The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) has announced that External Secrets Operator (ESO), an open-source solution for synchronising secrets from external APIs into Kubernetes, can begin incubat...

    WTF is Developer Experience and Why Does it Matter?

    As an old Java developer, one of the tools that made the biggest difference to me in terms of my day-to-day productivity was something called JRebel. Introduced in 2007, JRebel was an IDE plugin that ...

    How Developer Experience Portal “Backstage” Solved Spotify’s Complexity Problem

    Typically, a Developer Experience (DevEx) practice starts with an individual developer building a tool they find useful in their day-to-day work, and then sharing it with colleagues. As the number of ...

    How Monzo’s Opinionated Platform and Tools Support their Developer Experience

    An interesting aspect of a good Developer Experience (DevEx) is that as more and more features are added to a given language, platform, or tool, it becomes harder and harder to maintain. The ubiquity ...

    Podcast: Sarah Wells on The Role of a Tech Director, Internal Tech Conferences, and Developer Enablement at the FT

    Charles Humble talks to Sarah Wells, Former Tech Director for Engineering Enablement at the Financial Times. They discuss the role of the tech director, explore what Developer Enablement (AKSA as Deve...

    Podcast: Courtney Kissler on Driving Technological Transformations at Nike, Nordstrom, Starbucks and Zulily

    Charles Humble talks to Zulily CTO and SVP of Technology Courtney Kissler about experience in driving technological transformations at Nike, Nordstrom, Starbucks and Zulily. They discuss Courtney’s jo...