Hosted by best-selling O'Reilly author and tech thought leader Ken Yarmosh, Sync is your place for insight into the world of digital, technology, apps, product strategy, tools, and more. Episodes include interviews and roundtable discussions with industry leaders, briefings on what you need to know now, and what's coming next.
20 - New Elements of Digital Transformation, Homesnap acquired, Email a Dumpster Fire, & more
This week Ken reviews an article from MIT Sloan on The New Elements of Digital Transformation, CoStar acquiring Homesnap, Walmart's Holiday Drone Light Show, HEY letting you literally email a dumpster fire, and Nat Berman reflecting on potential.
19 - The Cloud Era, App Store Small Business Program, Digital Transformation 2021 Trends, & more
This week Ken reviews an article from Greylock Partners on The Evolution of Cloud, OpenPhone launching v3.0 with a Series A raise, Apple's App Store Small Business Program, an ebook on Digital Transformation for 2021, and the Raspberry Pi 400.
18 - Digital vs. Digital Transformation
Digital does not always equal digital transformation. The difference relates to the scale and scope, as well as the number of people, departments, and systems a digital initiative touches. Whether you've heard of "digital transformation" or are just getting up to speed, this week's briefing from Ken will provide you helpful perspectives.
17 - Forging a Better SDLC: Grgur Grisogono from Modus Create
How does open source impact all stages of the software development lifecycle (SDLC)? What are the approaches to migrating legacy systems versus starting a greenfield initiatives versus MVPs? Ken chats with his new colleague Grgur Grisogono from Modus Create on these items and upcoming trends such as "micro frontends."
16 - Creating Brand Affinity: Kyle Washburn from Wistia
People don't buy from corporations and they don't support organizations. People buy because of emotion and they support the causes they are passionate about. That's where brand affinity comes into play and there's no company doing it better than Wistia. This week, Ken speaks with Kyle Washburn at Wistia on how video plays into brand affinity. They also touch on how Wistia's new offering in the podcast space fits into its approach and the market as a whole.
15 - Digital Innovation in Retail & Fashion
How do you apply digital transformation and innovation to fashion and retail? In this briefing, Ken provides a rundown based on his experience leading these efforts in today's top retailers. Whether you're in these industries or not, you'll get value out of key resources you can put to use right now. Dig in further in this week's show notes.