082: Effective Change in Communities and Cultures with Aurynn Shaw

Aurynn Shaw joins the show to talk about contempt culture, as well as why technology is political, and the cultural impact of DevOps.

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Panelists:

Sam Livingston-Gray | Coraline Ada Ehmke | John K. Sawers

Guest Starring:

Aurynn Shaw: @aurynn | blog.aurynn.com | Eiara

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Show Notes:

01:44 – Contempt Culture: An Overview

Aurynn Shaw: Contempt Culture

12:40 – Calling Others Out For Things and Distributing That Labor

17:16 – Technical Superiority (Technology is political)

21:24 – The Cultural Impact of DevOps

28:51 – Introducing Organizational Changes in DevOps

32:11 – Outcome Focus Vs Procedural Focus

35:02 – Siloing and Process: “How does this help you?”

Jenny Bramble: Risk Based Testing: Creating a Language Around Risk

47:56 – Context

Reflections:

John: Smuggling ideas into spaces without bringing historical baggage along.

Coraline: Knowing that technolgy choices are political, paving the way for making the right technology choices.

Sam: Understanding your own context so you can explain it to others.

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