We are talking about equality and how we would like to have more female software engineers. In reality, the need for more female software engineers has nothing to do with equality. If the world had more female software engineers, we would see better software products solving customer problems in better ways, and more software teams would be happier, more productive, and … [Read more...] about Why the World Needs More Female Software Engineers
In my last post I introduced a practical approach to engineering leadership and the skills required in any engineering organisation. The post must have struck a nerve as it got a lot of reads, especially on Medium in The Startup magazine where I cross-post some of my blog posts. However, I'm sure people have many new questions on the practical side of how this works … [Read more...] about The Perfect Engineering Manager
It's official. Acano is now a part of Cisco: http://cs.co/acrtb16. Together with my counterparts at Acano, I have been working on technical evaluations and architecture for Cisco and Acano conferencing moving forward (in something called a "clean room" where confidential information is shared). From now on we can share and engage freely across the organisations, and we are now … [Read more...] about Acano acquisition has closed!
Video conferencing requires conference servers (aka bridges) to be available when people want to meet. How do we ensure that people can show up to meetings and that they are not rejected at the door (busy signal when dialling into a meeting)? This post is aimed at the IT and network operations person, and although a part of my series on the next-generation multi stream video … [Read more...] about How to ensure that video resources are available when people want to meet?
In a slightly more polite way, that is what I have been told after my blog series on a next generation multi stream real-time video architecture. Bummer, wasn’t that obvious from my posts…?! The concept is simple, instead of each video participant sending one video stream and receiving one with either all participants or the last speaker, each video participant can send … [Read more...] about But hey, geek, what’s the real value of all this multi stream stuff?!