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How to Innovate through Software with Carlos Kelkboom

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Connect with Carlos Kelkboom:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlos-k-4016b8225

Full episode on YouTube ▶️

https://youtu.be/6QfyY9ffz6M

New episodes every Wednesday with our host ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Patrick Akil⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠!  

Big shoutout to ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Xebia⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ for sponsoring this episode!

OUTLINE:
00:00:00 – Intro
00:00:23 – YouTube recommendation system
00:02:15 – Innovation on YouTube
00:03:37 – Starting up something new
00:05:12 – Disrupting your own organisation
00:07:08 – Big companies should invest in disruption continuously
00:08:52 – The start of a project
00:11:29 – How important is it to build this?
00:13:24 – Building the system three times
00:14:54 – complexity and first time right
00:17:08 – All you need is disciplined engineers
00:19:43 – Architects can do more harm than good
00:21:50 – Smaller teams
00:23:28 – Not every team needs Scrum
00:24:33 – Let engineers commit and then leave them alone
00:25:48 – Processes that are not helping us
00:28:19 – Using the right tool for the job
00:32:17 – Ownership is moving to developer teams
00:32:56 – The spirit of software development
00:35:08 – How would you build something from scratch?
00:37:59 – Trust and predictability
00:39:38 – Control and fear
00:42:00 – The dna of a tech company
00:44:19 – Why tech companies have a playground in their office
00:44:49 – Getting and keeping developers in a flow state
00:46:30 – Stop projects that are not working
00:49:49 – Stopping is hard
00:50:21 – Why games release when they do
00:50:35 – Prove it works in 10 days
00:51:52 – The fulfilment of delivering value to users
00:53:18 – How great developers work
00:55:14 – How you become a senior developer
00:57:35 – Downtime and execution
00:58:42 – The determination to continue
01:01:01 – Empathy and nudging
01:03:42 – Carlos might start a contrarian podcast
01:06:02 – Rounding off