Expertise

8 best IT podcasts: about technology, management and DevOps

By PlaysDev
Published: May 08, 2024

Podcasts today are the simplest, most convenient and effective way of self-education. You can listen to them on the way home or during a coffee break. Most podcasts are free, they are easy to turn on and off – which is why the number of interested listeners is constantly growing.

We collected podcasts that are useful to people who have a passion for the IT industry. In our selection you will find Tech Podcasts for Software Developers and DevOps engineers, small talks for Product and Project Managers, as well as podcasts for everyone who is interested in the world of technology and development.

Tech related IT-podcasts

We divided our list into 2 logical groups – podcasts for technical specialists and simply about news in the field of modern information technology and business.

8 лучших IT-подкастов: про технологии, менеджмент и DevOps

Adventures in DevOps

Everything a DevOps engineer needs to know and even more. Regular hosts call on DevOps experts to come together to discuss the latest news and technology. Here you can find useful DevOps tools, reviews of the latest news and tips for Junior DevOps specialists.

Available on:

  • Apple Podcasts
  • PodBean

Software Engineering Radio 

Podcast is targeted at professional software developers. Each episode focuses on a specific topic in software engineering, such as programming languages, architectures, methodologies, management, or best practices. Unlike many tech podcasts that focus on news or high-level overviews, SE-Radio episodes usually dive into substantial technical detail. This makes it particularly valuable for listeners who want to gain a deeper understanding of specific areas of software engineering.

Available on:

  • Apple Podcasts
  • Spotify
  • YouTube

Developer Tea

Hosted by Jonathan Cutrell, the podcast aims to help driven developers connect their ambitions to their practice, fostering professional and personal growth.

Developer Tea generally offers short episodes, typically ranging from 10 to 30 minutes. This format is tailored for busy professionals who may not have a lot of time to spare, making it possible to listen during a coffee break—hence the name “Developer Tea”.

Available on:

  • Apple Podcasts
  • Google Podcasts
  • Spotify
  • PodBean
  • It’s also accessible directly through its website, where listeners can find an archive of all episodes

Cloudcast

The Cloudcast covers various subjects related to cloud computing, such as cloud architectures, microservices, Kubernetes, DevOps, serverless technologies, and big data. Episodes explore both technical and business aspects, making it relevant to a wide range of listeners from engineers to business leaders.

Available on:

  • Apple Podcasts
  • Google Podcasts
  • Spotify
  • YouTube
  • PodBean
  • and directly on its website

People and business related IT-podcasts

IT managers often need to stay updated on broader industry trends, management strategies, technological advancements, and market insights. Podcasts can provide a convenient and efficient way to absorb this wide range of information, helping them stay informed about changes and trends that can impact their projects or operational strategies.

8 Best Tech Podcasts of 2024: what to listen to stay up-to-date?

a16z Podcast

The a16z Podcast is a well-known podcast produced by Andreessen Horowitz (also known as a16z), a private venture capital firm based in Silicon Valley. This podcast covers a wide range of topics relevant to entrepreneurs, business leaders, investors, and anyone interested in the intersections of technology, innovation, and business.

Available on:

  • Apple Podcasts
  • Google Podcasts
  • PodBean
  • YouTube
  • on site

Project Management Paradise

Each episode typically features an interview with a project management expert, consultant, or practitioner who shares their experiences, techniques, and advice. These discussions cover a wide range of topics, from traditional project management methods to the latest trends and innovations in the field.

Available on:

  • Apple Podcasts
  • PodBean

People and Projects Podcast

The podcast covers not only the technical aspects of project management, like scope, schedule, and resource management, but also focuses heavily on the leadership and interpersonal aspects, such as how to lead teams, manage conflicts, and enhance personal productivity and development.

Andy uses his background in project management training to provide educational content that is deep in value and wide in scope. This includes discussions on methodologies like Agile and Waterfall, as well as soft skills like negotiation, communication, and critical thinking.

Available on:

  • Apple Podcasts
  • Google Podcasts
  • Spotify
  • PodBean

Risky Business

The “Risky Business” podcast is a well-known and respected resource, offering in-depth analysis, news, and opinions about the field of cybersecurity. Hosted by Patrick Gray, an experienced journalist specializing in cybersecurity, the podcast has been delivering valuable content to security professionals and technology enthusiasts since 2007.

“Risky Business” stands out as a critical resource for anyone interested in cybersecurity due to its comprehensive coverage, expert insights, and informed analysis. It’s particularly valuable for those who want to stay informed about security threats, understand the technical and strategic challenges of the field, and get perspectives from leading experts worldwide. 

Available on:

  • Apple Podcasts
  • Google Podcasts
  • PodBean

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