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The Buffer Overflow Podcast

5 EpisodesProduced by BufferWebsite

Join Jordan and Joe from Buffer as they talk, tackle and dissect all sorts of topics about software engineering in a fully remote and distributed company. In this podcast, they'll cover all of the challenges modern companies face when creating software, how to do it on a team that spans the globe an… read more

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Why Do Our Teams Work Differently?

In this episode, Jordan and Joe explore some fundamental differences in the way that iOS and Android go about certain operational tasks. For example, one leans quite a bit into C.I. and automation, whereas another doesn't. But, why do they work differently - and more importantly, what are some things each team can learn from one another?

A lot of companies either standardize a way of doing things, or let teams operate a bit more freely to find their own paths organically. Neither way is wrong, and this episode is all about digging into the way it looks at Buffer's mobile team and discovering what we can learn about each other's process.

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  • Topic 1: Code Reviews (3:00)
  • Topic 2: Automated Testing/CI (10:00)
  • Topic 3: The "Why" - Why do we work so differently? (19:20)

Reader Mail:

  • "In what ways do you foster culture across teams?" (25:00)
  • "What's your process for designing app architecture?" (30:45)

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