Today we are talking to Matthew Skelton, Author of the book Team Topologies and we discuss how to build teams focused on a fast flow of change, the impact that team structure has on digital transformation, and how to create lasting change in an organization with incremental improvements over time.
All of this, right here, right now on the Modern CTO Podcast!
Matthew Skelton helps organizations to be more effective at building and running software systems, with a focus on fast flow and operational excellence. He provides consulting, training, and writing on digital technology strategy & engineering practices to organizations around the world.
Co-author of the acclaimed book Team Topologies (IT Revolution, 2019), Matthew Skelton has been building, deploying, and operating commercial software systems since 1998. Head of Consulting at Conflux (http://confluxdigital.net/), he specializes in organization dynamics, Continuous Delivery, and operability for software in manufacturing, e-commerce, and online services, including cloud, IoT, and embedded software.
Matthew curates the well-known DevOps team topologies patterns at devopstopologies.com and is co-author of the books Continuous Delivery with Windows and .NET (O’Reilly, 2016) and Team Guide to Software Operability (Skelton Thatcher Publications, 2016). He is also co-founder at Conflux Books (http://confluxbooks.com/), a specialist publisher of practitioner-led techniques for software teams.
Matthew founded and led the 2300-member London Continuous Delivery meet-up group (http://londoncd.org.uk/) between 2012 and 2019, and instigated the first conference in Europe dedicated to Continuous Delivery, PIPELINE Conference (http://pipelineconf.info/). He also is a Chartered Engineer (CEng).
Conflux provides consulting + training + books for effective software delivery.
Conflux helps organisations to adopt and sustain proven, modern practices for delivering software rapidly and safely using consulting, training, and our own range of books. We specialise in applying Continuous Delivery, software operability, and team-first organisation design using Team Topologies across organisations of all sizes, from startups to multinational corporations.
Led by well-known consultant, speaker, trainer, and author Matthew Skelton, Conflux brings a holistic approach to sustainable software delivery for all organizations.