9 episodes

"Can I get that software in blue?", a podcast by and for people engaged in technology sales. If you are in the technology presales, sales, support or professional services career paths then this show is for you!

Your hosts Steve Mayzak and Chad Tindel will take you on a hot-air balloon ride exploring the whimsy and caprice of enterprise software marchitecture sales. https://softwareinblue.com

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"Can I get that software in blue?", a podcast by and for people engaged in technology sales. If you are in the technology presales, sales, support or professional services career paths then this show is for you!

Your hosts Steve Mayzak and Chad Tindel will take you on a hot-air balloon ride exploring the whimsy and caprice of enterprise software marchitecture sales. https://softwareinblue.com

    Episode 8 | Timo Jokiaho, Red Hat Chief Technology Global Telco | 5G Telco

    Episode 8 | Timo Jokiaho, Red Hat Chief Technology Global Telco | 5G Telco

    Episode #8 of "Can I get that software in blue?", a podcast by and for people engaged in technology sales. If you are in the technology presales, solution architecture, sales, support or professional services career paths then this show is for you!

    Your hosts Steve Mayzak and Chad Tindel are joined by Timo Jokiaho, Chief Technologist - Global Telco at Red Hat where he focuses on network functions virtualization (NFV) and containers going towards 5G. This is a pure tech episode focusing on 5G telco innovations and how the telco stack is changing to be more software and cloud based running on Kubernetes.

    Contact us on Twitter or LinkedIn to suggest companies or tech news articles worthy of the podcast!

    Our website: https://softwareinblue.com

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/softwareinblue

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/softwareinblue

    Make sure to subscribe or follow us to get notified about our upcoming episodes:

    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8qfPUKO_rPmtvuB4nV87rg

    Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/can-i-get-that-software-in-blue/id1561899125

    Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/25r9ckggqIv6rGU8ca0WP2

    Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/can-i-get-that-software-in-blue

    Timo's blog about Open Radio Access Networks: https://www.redhat.com/en/blog/open-ran-and-o-ran-brief

    Verizon and Azure Edge Computing: https://www.verizon.com/about/news/verizon-debuts-cloud-computing-microsoft-azure

    90 Day Finn: https://www.helsinkibusinesshub.fi/90-day-finn/

    • 30 min
    Episode 7 | Brent Holden, Hashicorp VP and Field CTO | Dr. Chase Armer, CFP/CFA | Peloton 10K Breakdown

    Episode 7 | Brent Holden, Hashicorp VP and Field CTO | Dr. Chase Armer, CFP/CFA | Peloton 10K Breakdown

    Episode #7 of "Can I get that software in blue?", a podcast by and for people engaged in technology sales. If you are in the technology presales, solution architecture, sales, support or professional services career paths then this show is for you!

    Your hosts Steve Mayzak and Chad Tindel are joined by Brent Holden, VP and Field CTO at Hashicorp. Brent was previously Chief Architect for Red Hat North America Commercial. We're also joined at the beginning by Dr.  Chase Armer, President of Planned Solutions. Chase is both a Certified Financial Planner and a Chartered Financial Analyst. We start off the episode with a Peloton 10K breakdown and then dive into the role of a Field CTO, how it differs from the Solution Architect Role, Brent's view of the different cloud providers and some funny stories from Brent's life.

    Brent did drop this golden nugget: When talking with an executive, give the summary up front instead of at the end!

    Contact us on Twitter or LinkedIn to suggest companies or tech news articles worthy of the podcast!

    Our website: https://softwareinblue.com

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/softwareinblue

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/softwareinblue

    Make sure to subscribe or follow us to get notified about our upcoming episodes:

    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8qfPUKO_rPmtvuB4nV87rg

    Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/can-i-get-that-software-in-blue/id1561899125

    Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/25r9ckggqIv6rGU8ca0WP2

    Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/can-i-get-that-software-in-blue

    Peloton 10K: https://investor.onepeloton.com/static-files/ad2d5468-491f-42d6-a81a-f63569b44ef7

    Chase's Investment Advisory Firm: https://www.plannedsolutions.com/

    Listen to Chase's Podcast: https://pod.link/1149167082

    • 53 min
    Episode 6 | Adrian Havill aka Eido Inoue | Japanese IPO Market

    Episode 6 | Adrian Havill aka Eido Inoue | Japanese IPO Market

    Episode #6 of "Can I get that software in blue?", a podcast by and for people engaged in technology sales. If you are in the technology presales, solution architecture, sales, support or professional services career paths then this show is for you! 

    Your hosts Steve Mayzak and Chad Tindel are joined by Adrian Havill (aka Eido Inoue), Vice President of Reazon Holdings. Adrian previously held leadership positions in engineering, consulting, and support at large enterprises such as Red Hat, Google, Rakuten.  He also ventured off to run engineering at the gaming startup beBit, makers of Hado an innovative Augmented Reality game similar to dodgeball but where the players throw virtual fireballs at each other.  

    With Adrian joining us from Tokyo, Episode 6 is our first international episode. We discuss topics like mistakes that American companies make when launching new technology in Japan and also vice-versa when Japanese companies launch new tech in America. We also talk about the Japanese startup environment and how it differs in scale and risk appetite from the American startup world.  We end by covering topics related to employee performance management in Japan as well as whether the Open Source bottoms-up sales model works there.   

    Contact us on Twitter or LinkedIn to suggest companies or tech news articles worthy of the podcast!  

    Our website: https://softwareinblue.com 

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/softwareinblue 

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/softwareinblue 

    Make sure to subscribe or follow us to get notified about our upcoming episodes:  

    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8qfPUKO_rPmtvuB4nV87rg 

    Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/can-i-get-that-software-in-blue/id1561899125 

    Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/25r9ckggqIv6rGU8ca0WP2 

    Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/can-i-get-that-software-in-blue 

    Adrian's former company beBit, makers of the Augmented Reality (AR) sport Hado: https://hado-official.com/en/ 

    Nice writeup about Hado: https://blog.laval-virtual.com/en/hado-the-sport-in-augmented-reality-from-japan/ 

    Japanese IPO Market: https://medium.com/innovators-in-japan/on-the-current-ipo-landscape-in-japan-mergers-and-acquisitions-corporations-startups-c1676714f99

    • 43 min
    Episode 5 | Douglas Hanna, COO Grafana Labs | Salesforce.com 10K Breakdown

    Episode 5 | Douglas Hanna, COO Grafana Labs | Salesforce.com 10K Breakdown

    Episode #5 of "Can I get that software in blue?", a podcast by and for people engaged in technology sales. If you are in the technology presales, solution architecture, sales, support or professional services career paths then this show is for you!

    Your hosts Steve Mayzak and Chad Tindel are joined by Douglas Hanna, COO of Grafana Labs, the company behind leading open source projects Grafana and Loki, and the creator of the first open and composable observability platform. Prior to Grafana Labs, he spent nearly four years at Zendesk, most recently as VP, Operations at Zendesk. Before Zendesk, he was the founder and CEO of Help.com, a customer service software company. We breakdown the latest Salesforce.com 10K to talk about their business model, acquisitions they've made and where we think they're headed.    We also talk with Doug about how sales and operations are different at Open Source companies compared to proprietary software vendors, the future of enterprise subscriptions, procurement automation, and the future of WFH.  

    Contact us on Twitter or LinkedIn to suggest companies or tech news articles worthy of the podcast!  

    Our website: https://softwareinblue.com 

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/softwareinblue 

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/softwareinblue 

    Make sure to subscribe or follow us to get notified about our upcoming episodes:  

    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8qfPUKO_rPmtvuB4nV87rg 

    Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/can-i-get-that-software-in-blue/id1561899125 

    Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/25r9ckggqIv6rGU8ca0WP2 

    Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/can-i-get-that-software-in-blue 

    SFDC 10K: https://investor.salesforce.com/financials/sec-filings/sec-filings-details/default.aspx?FilingId=14807944 

    Snowflake goes fully remote: https://www.cnbc.com/2021/05/26/snowflake-moves-executive-office-from-california-to-bozeman-montana.html 

    Employees want WFH: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-06-01/return-to-office-employees-are-quitting-instead-of-giving-up-work-from-home

    • 50 min
    Episode 4 | Kunal Anand Talks Crypto | Coinbase S1 Breakdown

    Episode 4 | Kunal Anand Talks Crypto | Coinbase S1 Breakdown

    Episode #4 of "Can I get that software in blue?", a podcast by and for people engaged in technology sales. If you are in the technology presales, solution architecture, sales, support or professional services career paths then this show is for you!

    Your hosts Steve Mayzak and Chad Tindel are joined by Kunal Anand, founder of Prevoty and now CTO at Imperva.  In addition to being a programming whiz and computer security guru he's also a stone-cold expert on blockchain and crypto currencies having been deep in that world since the early days. We breakdown the latest Coinbase S1 to talk about their business model, how much money they're making, how cryptocurrencies work and the differences between Bitcoin and Ethereum, and where he thinks crypto will go in the future.  We also cover a range of topics with Kunal like how he thinks about the Solution Architect role as a founder and CTO and how SA comp could be better.

    Contact us on Twitter or LinkedIn to suggest companies or tech news articles worthy of the podcast!

    Our website: https://softwareinblue.com

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/softwareinblue

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/softwareinblue

    Make sure to subscribe or follow us to get notified about our upcoming episodes:

    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8qfPUKO_rPmtvuB4nV87rg

    Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/can-i-get-that-software-in-blue/id1561899125

    Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/25r9ckggqIv6rGU8ca0WP2

    Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/can-i-get-that-software-in-blue

    Coinbase S1: https://d18rn0p25nwr6d.cloudfront.net/CIK-0001679788/699359de-d974-4ad9-b7f6-5031f2f432d3.pdf

    Takeaways from Coinbase S1: https://techcrunch.com/2021/02/25/five-takeaways-from-coinbases-s-1/

    Mark Cuban says ETH will dwarf BTC: https://www.cnbc.com/2021/05/05/mark-cuban-ways-ethereum-dwarfs-bitcoin.html

    Michael Saylor interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zr_3F-zNM8g

    Out of the Ether: https://www.amazon.com/Out-Ether-Amazing-Ethereum-Destroyed/dp/1119602939

    NY Power Plant coin mining: https://www.syracuse.com/news/2021/05/as-bitcoin-mining-hooks-into-upstate-ny-power-plants-some-wonder-if-its-just-more-hot-air.html

    Bitcoin uses more energy than all FAAMG companies combined: https://www.theecoexperts.co.uk/blog/bitcoin-uses-more-energy-than-amazon

    New ETH will be environmentally friendly: https://www.tomsguide.com/news/ethereum-crypto-will-soon-be-9995-more-environmentally-friendly-heres-how

    Coinbase runs on AWS: https://aws.amazon.com/solutions/case-studies/coinbase/

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Episode 3 | Brad Murdoch | Snowflake 10K Breakdown | Is Gartner still relevant?

    Episode 3 | Brad Murdoch | Snowflake 10K Breakdown | Is Gartner still relevant?

    Episode #3 of "Can I get that software in blue?", a podcast by and for people engaged in technology sales. If you are in the technology presales, solution architecture, sales, support or professional services career paths then this show is for you!  

    Your hosts Steve Mayzak and Chad Tindel are joined by the brilliant Product Strategy and Marketing expert Brad Murdoch, EVP Strategy & Product at Lightbend and board member at Permission.io. We breakdown the latest Snowflake 10K to talk about how their cloud first and multi-cloud strategy affects the way other people do business in the data warehouse space. We drill down with Brad and ask him everything we could think of about marketing enterprise software. Are Gartner and Forrester still relevant? How important is it to use new channels like Clubhouse, Twitch, Discord, and Twitter Spaces in your marketing plan? The crew also cover a range of recent technews topics like new Venmo adding crypto support, Reddit launching a new Clubhouse competitor, China launching an app to allow citizens to report their neighbors criticizing the ruling party, and a Netflix VP getting sent to jail for taking bribes.  

    Contact us on Twitter or LinkedIn to suggest companies or tech news articles worthy of the podcast!  

    Our website: https://softwareinblue.com

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/softwareinblue 

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/softwareinblue 

    Make sure to subscribe or follow us to get notified about our upcoming episodes:  

    Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8qfPUKO_rPmtvuB4nV87rg 

    Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/can-i-get-that-software-in-blue/id1561899125 

    Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/25r9ckggqIv6rGU8ca0WP2 

    Stitcher: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/can-i-get-that-software-in-blue 

    Snowflake 10K: https://d18rn0p25nwr6d.cloudfront.net/CIK-0001640147/13f710c7-3329-4ce0-8804-55e95f5f29f5.pdf 

    Venmo adds crypto support: https://www.cnn.com/2021/04/20/investing/venmo-cryptocurrency/index.html 

    New China app for reporting on your friends and neighbors: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9487849/China-launches-app-citizens-report-mistaken-opinions.html 

    Netflix VP convicted for taking bribes: https://www.theregister.com/2021/05/03/netflix_bribery_conviction/

    • 1 hr 7 min

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