Kohsuke + Launchable = Smarter Testing, Faster DevOps

Software development, meet Big Data. That’s why Harpreet and I are starting Launchable. As the creator of Jenkins, I had the unique privilege to go see many software development teams around the world. And a consistent theme has been emerging. Data is making profound impact to all kinds of businesses, where gut and instinct driven…

A new chapter for Kohsuke

2020 is going to be a year of change for me. By the end of January, I’ll be officially stepping back from Jenkins, switching my role at CloudBees to an advisor, and turning attention to my new startup. The rest of this post is to contextualize this transition, because if you haven’t been working closely…

My personal journey around diversity

Today, in the software development industry, the issue of gender, racial, and other diversities is widely accepted. But I also think this is still largely understood as “social value,” as opposed to “business value.” As a result, the awareness is not leading to enough actions, because it loses out in the crucial fight over priority….