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.
EP. 12: Dairy Farms to Databases: Community’s Hand in Technology
Today’s podcast features Cara Snow, the Technology Association of Oregon’s (TAO) Chief Community Engagement Officer and Chief of Staff. Cara joins Randy and Thomas to discuss her mission to use technology to uplift local organizations. The conversation...
EP. 11 - What an Oracle Developer Ought to Know
In this episode, Randy and Thomas are joined by Sean Stuber and Steve Light. Sean is Database Developer & Administrator, specializing in Oracle Database. Steve is an Information Technology Specialist, and his area of expertise is Query Syntax and...
EP. 10: Empowering Women in Technology
In today's episode, we feature Kesha Williams, AWS hero and training architect at A Cloud Guru. The crew begins the podcast by diving into Kesha's journey through tech, beginning with her introduction to coding as a child. They discuss her progression...
EP. 9 - From Plumber to Cloud DevOps Engineer
Daniel Singletary is a plumber from the Metro Atlanta area who has recently jumped head first into the realm of Information Technology. In this episode, Randy and Thomas dive into what motivated Daniel to make a such a rare career jump. The trio also discusses why it isn't common for people to cross over to IT from any field, and how that could change in the future. Randy shares his story about how being a welder early in life pushed him to pursue other career options, and discusses with Daniel why working manual labor can be so helpful later on in life. Later, Daniel delves into why he chose to work with AWS and Python, how deals with imposter syndrome, and his goals for the future.
EP. 8 - A Gamer's Journey in IT
James Bunch is a Systems Engineer for CNR Technologies in the Metro Atlanta area, and is experienced in IT Administration, Networking, and Desktops. In this episode, Thomas and Randy dive into James' journey from IT novice to certified expert in his field. Before delving into his IT experience, James gives Randy and Thomas a rundown of the ins and outs of pro gaming and Twitch streaming. Later, he explains how his passion for gaming and tinkering with computers led to his pursuit of a career in IT. He explains how in lieu of a more traditional approach, he turned to Experts Exchange for his tech education. The group goes on to discuss how the true benefit of Experts Exchange isn't simply solutions, but a full community experience.
EP. 7 - Cyber Threat Intelligence – A Partner in Risk Management
Muneeb Imran Shaikh is a Senior Information Security Consultant based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Muneeb has over 12 years of experience in Incident Response and Investigation, Data Security, Compliance and Risk Management, Data Solutions, and Privacy...