September 13th, 2018 | 11 mins 10 secs
developers, devops, diversity, diversity in tech, programming, software engineering, women in tech
The concept of helping organizations deploy to serverless faster and with fewer resources is straightforward. But underneath the platform Stackery offers, of course, is a lot of heavy-lifting development work that goes into creating the necessary code. The end result is about making serverless more accessible for organizations that might otherwise not have the resources and knowhow in house to make the move.
June 1st, 2018 | 23 mins 48 secs
developers, diversity, o'reilly media, open source, open source software, oscon, oscon 2018, oss
The 20th anniversary of OSCON arrives next month on July 16, 2018, and Portland town can't wait for the geeks to come for a visit. This year continues the O'Reilly effort to move from that long-time practice of language-focus to the story of the past four years thinking more how the developer works every day.
April 24th, 2018 | 15 mins 32 secs
advocacy, business development, community development, diversity, diversity training, gender diversity, hiring practices, inclusivity, intel
On this episode of The New Stack Makers, TNS Founder Alex Williams sat down with Nicole Huesman, Intel Senior Global Marketing Manager & Open Source Advocate to discuss the company's thoughts and process on centring diversity, and explores their efforts with the OpenStack Project, Bitergia, and Project Chaos to bring about better practices and pipelines surrounding gender identity, gender diversity, and inclusivity.
March 26th, 2018 | 37 mins 34 secs
chasing grace, diversity, inclusivity, open source, open source software, women in tech
In advance of the premiere screening for The Chasing Grace Project's first episode, Eighty Twenty, at the Hollywood Theatre in Portland, Oregon, The New Stack Founder Alex Williams discussed diversity in open source with the film's executive producer, Jennifer Cloer. They were also joined by three of the women involved with the film, Nithya Ruff, senior director of open source at Comcast, Abby Kearns, executive director of the Cloud Foundry Foundation, and Lauren Cooney, founder and CEO at Spark Labs.
January 25th, 2018 | 29 mins 23 secs
atlassian, community building, culture, diversity, diversity in tech, inclusion, inclusivity, programming, tech culture, women in tech
Aubrey Blanche, Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion at Atlassian, joins TC Currie to talk about the difference between diversity and inclusion and why anyone should care. “Diversity is being invited to the party,” she said. “Inclusion is being glad you’re there.” It turns out, Blanche explains, that when you create an inclusive culture, business thrives. Employees who feel comfortable bringing their authentic selves to work perform better, are happier at work which leads to less turnover which all leads to profits.
June 27th, 2017 | 11 mins 57 secs
cloud foundry, cloud foundry foundation, diversity, diversity and inclusion, inclusivity
At the end of an action-packed Cloud Foundry Summit Silicon Valley 2017 earlier this month, Abby Kearns, the Cloud Foundry Foundation executive director, sat down with TNS founder Alex Williams to ponder a very challenging year ahead. Kubo, the platform’s new lifecycle manager that integrates Kubernetes, is now production-ready. And while you’d expect such a move to draw attention and participation from Google, Microsoft coming closer into the fold — as the Foundation’s newest gold-level member, changes the ball game somewhat.