Conversations with Tech Experts is a monthly podcast where we discuss timely industry topics with the people on the front line. In this series, we talk to developers, consultants, CTOs, and more to give you exclusive insights from the best of the best. We'll bring you emerging trends, tips for success, and relatable anecdotes from industry experts who know their stuff.
Best Of Season 1
For our final episode of season one - we've compiled a few of our favorite clips from the past year (wow it's been a year since we started this thing). Experts Exchange CEO Randy Redberg and Director of Bus. Dev. Thomas Bernal are joined by show producer Mason Brown to discuss their favorite takeaways from Season 1 and how the podcast evolved over the year.
The Most Critical Factor For IT Growth - with Jonathan Cutrell from DeveloperTea - EP. 25
This week's episode of Conversations with Tech Experts features Jonathan Cutrell, Director of Technology at PBS and host of the DeveloperTea podcast. Jonathan joins Experts Exchange CEO Randy Redberg and Director of Bus. Dev. Thomas Bernal to discuss the pursuit of knowledge and the importance of learning within a community. They start the show with Randy and Thomas asking Jonathan his opinion on the best way to showcase the community aspects of Experts Exchange. Then, Jonathan gives a rundown of his career - which includes starting one of the top tech podcasts - "DeveloperTea," and working his way from web designer to the Director of Technology at PBS. They then dive into why having a strong community around you is vital to a prosperous technology career. Jonathan then tells us why a certain type of AI is the next big thing in tech - and finishes with his Big Idea: zooming out your perspective.
How IT Pros Are Developing Their Careers Faster - EP. 24
This week's episode of Conversations with Tech Experts features Stuart Scott,
AWS Content & Security Lead and Certified Expert. Stuart joins Experts Exchange CEO Randy Redberg and Director of Bus. Dev. Thomas Bernal to discuss how online learning is changing the way IT Professionals are advancing their careers. They begin by diving into how Stuart started his AWS Career - and how Stuart has developed over 100 different AWS courses in 4 years. Stuart breaks down his process for generating AWS content & talks about how the Experts Exchange community helps him gather ideas for future course creation. They also discuss why it's so important for IT pros to explore emerging technologies. The show finishes with Stuart's opinions on the future of online learning.
How to Lead an IT Team - EP. 23
This week's episode of Conversations with Tech Experts features Philip Elder, Senior Technical Architect and Certified Expert. Philip joins Experts Exchange CEO Randy Redberg and Director of Bus. Dev. Thomas Bernal to discuss the best ways to lead a team of IT professionals. The conversation begins with an introduction to Philip's IT journey and his life in Canada. He discusses how his commitment to on-premises Microsoft solutions has ended up paying off - and how the hybrid cloud can serve small businesses. Philip expresses admiration for DuckDuckGo and how it's revolutionizing the way we search the internet. He shares the primary reason he enjoys leading IT teams - "Imparting Knowledge" - and then dives into best practices he's found for managing groups of highly intelligent employees. Philip's advice to IT leaders: invest in your people.
How Technology Professionals Are Saving Lives - EP. 22
This week's episode of Conversations with Tech Experts features Anthony Marinos, Head of Business Development for charity: water. Anthony joins Experts Exchange CEO Randy Redberg and Director of Bus. Dev. Thomas Bernal to discuss charity: water's mission and how Experts Exchange is partnering with charity: water to help bring clean water to the developing world. Anthony begins the show by introducing charity: water and their mission to end the global water crisis. They move on to discuss how the contributions of the Experts Exchange community are funding an entire water project in Malawi. Anthony also dives into charity: water's first-of-its-kind sensor technology that's helping the organization monitor the status of water pumps in rural areas. They finish the show with Anthony's big idea - he shares how we can completely end the global water crisis in the next 10-15 years.
How IT Experts Give Back - EP. 21
This week's episode of Conversations with Tech Experts features Jim Dettman, Experts Exchange Fellow and President of Online Computer Services of WNY. Jim joins Experts Exchange CEO Randy Redberg and Director of Bus. Dev. Thomas Bernal to discuss how a tech expert can give back to their community. They start the show by revisiting Randy and Jim's trip to ride motorcycles in Pismo Dunes, California. Jim goes on to tell us how giving back to the tech community is something he learned at an early age, and how important it can be to pay it forward. He also dives into his "no one is an expert at everything" mentality toward giving back. Jim tells the crew what it takes to maintain Microsoft MVP status, and gives his advice to young professionals trying to grow their careers. He finishes with his big idea: always keep learning.