Roasting Marshmallows

Roasting Marshmallows

🧠Are you looking to expand your mind? 🤺Do you like to challenge and be challenged? 🤝Do you want to improve yourself and share your experiences both personally and professionally? You're in the right place! Welcome to Scoutcast - Roasting marshmallows where we talk about just about anything that interests us. Join us in our journey for continuous improvement of ourselves, our company, our lives, our jobs and you! For more great content and to stay up to date, visit https://www.fourscouts.nl, and on twitter @fourscouts.

Successful Off-/Nearshoring: industry secrets revealed
April 20, 2021x
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Successful Off-/Nearshoring: industry secrets revealed

For the longest time, more cost effective labor in other countries has always attracted companies to try and manufacture their products there for a more economic way of doing things. This is no different for software development. However, especially among developers, there was and still is some resi...

Finding value in discomfort
April 13, 2021x
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Finding value in discomfort

Do you feel satisfied with your accomplishments in life?  Are you where you want to be? A surprising amount of people will say “no” to these questions — and you might be one of them.  People who haven’t made satisfactory progress in life often fail to reach their goals — because they’re st...

What does modern development look like?
April 07, 2021x
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What does modern development look like?

Many teams that develop a product nowadays feel like it's a bit like building a space ship only for it to be launched in a black hole. All this work is done to build something awesome, but they never really know if it is of value to the customer. Are they building The Right Thing, and are they build...

Navigating the organizational clutter with Michiel Toes
March 29, 2021x
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01:06:1161.26 MB

Navigating the organizational clutter with Michiel Toes

Do your people know what business your company really is into? What is it that you do? And who does what exactly?  The answers might scare you. There are a lot of things that can (and frequently do) go wrong inside of a business. Sales fall through, products don't work, team members get frustr...

Building a dream team: getting naked with eachother
March 23, 2021x
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01:03:4859.05 MB

Building a dream team: getting naked with eachother

Everyone wants their team to be high performant. The idea of one cohesive unit, working in harmony with one another, that are highly focused on their goals and deliver superior business value is of course very appealing. But what does it take to cultivate a high-performance team? One of the foundati...

Mob Programming with Woody Zuill
March 09, 2021x
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01:25:00158.61 MB

Mob Programming with Woody Zuill

Have you ever wondered why your team is taking so long delivering new features? They are all behind their screen, headphones on, wired in, focused, programming. Why are they taking so long? Turns out, parallelising the work that needs to be done might not be so productive at all. Enter mob program...