Do you wish to learn more about Technology and its role and use in companies and organizations? Do you wish that such discussions weren’t so… technical?? Eagle Tech Talks explores the world of IT, inviting industry practitioners to share their own personal journeys and their knowledge on the IT topics covered in each episode.
Join our host Morley [Moe] Surcon and his subject matter expert guests as he works through the myriad of topics, functions and roles that make up the Information Technology industry! The podcast provides a simple, “101-level” review of the topic to be covered, using easy-to-understand language. Whether you are a student who is considering a career in technology, a new IT grad who is charting their next steps, a recruitment professional looking to gain a greater depth of understanding, or just someone who is interested in learning more about the IT industry… there is something for everyone!
The need for Project Rescue specialists has been around for almost as long as there have been projects. This high-stakes, high-pressure scenario would scare away most people. But some experts have built their career around such... opportunities. Today's podcast features Heike Cantrup where her and Morley discuss some of her ideas and philosophies that have helped her to be successful throughout her career.
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
GIS is everywhere in our daily lives. From social media, to our cell phones, to package tracking. And with so many applications, it's only natural here are also a number of career opportunities. In this Tech Talk, Morley is joined by Frank Letniowski to go through the ins and outs of what it takes to be successful in GIS.
Project Management Office (PMO)
Gabrielle Maussner-Schouten spends a lot of time working in and thinking about the Project Management Office (PMO). She’s recently co-written a white paper on this subject with an emphasis on its real world application. In this episode of Eagle Tech Talks, Morley discusses the PMO in-depth with Gabrielle, whose energy and enthusiasm on the topic is second-to-none. She talks about how it's evolving, the business drivers for implementing a PMO and what it takes to manage a successful one.
Morley sits down with Regan Herbst, one of the founders of Advantus360, a company that specializes in Cybersecurity advisory, testing, design, implementation and remediation services. Regan goes through many aspects that CSO's must consider and we learn just how huge the cybersecurity landscape really is.
The Agile approach has been around for some time and has consistently grown in popularity whereby, currently, the Agile approach to computing is as prevalent or even more common than more traditional approaches. But, as we’ll learn, not all projects benefit from an agile approach and even those that do may benefit from a somewhat blended strategy. In this episode of Eagle Tech Talks, Chris Edwards breaks down Agile using his great amount of experience in this area and does a fantastic job at making it all clear.
Business Analysts must have strong IT knowledge, a good understanding of the business unit plus strong communication skills. In this Eagle Tech Talk, James Moshonas, a BA with experience in private sector and government departments, discusses what it takes to excel in the role and how recruiters can identify the right professional for their clients' unique projects.