Episode 018a: Joseph Griffiths Interview Part 1
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Welcome to episode 18a of the Nerd Journey Podcast [@NerdJourney]! We’re John White (@vJourneyman) and Nick Korte (@NetworkNerd_), two VMware Solution Engineers who are hoping to bring you the IT career advice that we wish we’d been given earlier in our careers. In today’s episode, we have Part 1 of a two-part interview with Joseph Griffiths, Staff Solution Architect with VMware. Original recording date: 2018-11-12 Topic – Joseph Griffiths Interview What does a Solution Architect do? * VMware structures it differently than other organizations. The primary role is to identify business problems and help come up with innovative solutions that solve these problems to ensure a desired outcome. * Example – solving provisioning vs. impact of provisioning on revenue How does Solution Architect contrast with the Solution Engineer role? * Architect tries to build a solution based on business outcomes * Engineer takes specifications from architect and builds them Time travel with us back to VMworld 2007 * Read more on…