Network Disrupted

Network Disrupted

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Technology leaders making sense of network disruption.


8: “How can I nurture innovation at a federal agency?” with Chad Sheridan, Chief Innovation Officer, NetImpact Strategies
Apr 29 • 44 min
Today, I talk to Chad Sheridan, Chief Innovation Officer at NetImpact Strategies about: - How to measure value in the federal context - The balance between delivering features and technical debt - Why switching from project to product thinking matters -…
7: “How do I up-skill my team for digital transformation?” with Thomas Sweet, VP in IT Solutions @ GM Financial
Apr 8 • 26 min
Today, I talk to Thomas Sweet, VP in IT Solutions at GM Financial, about: - How he’s turning his QA organization into a unified engineering team - The value of certifications and metrics - Specific tactics he uses to drive continuous learning - Why he…
6: “How did they adopt SD-WAN so fast?” with Anshuman Awasthi, Director of Infrastructure, Engineering @ Leading Retailer
Mar 17 • 30 min
Today, I talk to Anshuman Awasthi, Director of Infrastructure Engineering @ [Leading Retailer Whose Name I Can’t Say], about: - Why his team chose to adopt SD-WAN before its relative popularity - How he leveraged vendor partnerships to tailor emerging…
5: “Is AI a dirty word?” with Vishal Gupta, CTO @ Unisys
Feb 19 • 22 min
In this episode, I talk with Vishal Gupta, CTO @ Unisys, about: - The value AI actually has (and doesn’t have) in an enterprise setting - Low-hanging fruit for which an organization can use AI (specifically in the realm of improving customer experience…
4: “How do I measure an automation strategy?” with Juha Holkkola, CEO @ FusionLayer
Jan 29 • 24 min
In this episode, I talk with Juha Holkkola, CEO @ FusionLayer about: - The networking reality at many large organizations - Automation strategy mistakes he sees organizations making - The best IP address management (IPAM) tools most organizations cling to…
3: “How do I interpret business requirements?” with Jon Macy, Director @ Cerner
Jan 9 • 26 min
In this episode, I talk with Jon Macy, Director @ Cerner about: * How he balances single customer requirements and popular requests * How he engages with the business * The business-focused platform-as-a-service that he’s effectively built for the…
2: “Is there one right way to roll out new technology?” with Mathew Chase, VP of IT @ Ellucian
Dec 4, 2019 • 26 min
In this episode, I talk with Mathew Chase, VP of IT at Ellucian about: - How to architect for broader business requirements - What IT’s position in the business really is - Shadow IT and the different ways technology is rolled out in organizations - Being…
1: “How can I enable my organization?” with David Markwell, SVP of Technology @ Loblaw
Nov 13, 2019 • 26 min
In this episode, I talk with David Markwell, SVP of Information Technology at Loblaw, about: - Technology’s responsibility to the business - How to move from supporting technology projects to driving overarching business objectives - Loblaw’s…