41 episodes

This is a podcast series designed for the C-level suite of small-to-medium sized companies who are trying to maximize technology for their organization. We’re getting behind some of the buzzwords, introducing potential new concepts, and contextualizing it all into a format that will allow them to become actionable.

Demystifying Technology by the MacLaurin Group MacLaurin Group

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

This is a podcast series designed for the C-level suite of small-to-medium sized companies who are trying to maximize technology for their organization. We’re getting behind some of the buzzwords, introducing potential new concepts, and contextualizing it all into a format that will allow them to become actionable.

    [e041] An inside look into the ABA 2021 Deal Points Study

    [e041] An inside look into the ABA 2021 Deal Points Study

    Have you noticed unusual activity in the M&A market recently?
    Learn how the market has changed and which topics we now need to focus on as a result. Tune into our recent podcast discussing the 2021 Deal Points Study with Lisa Hedrick.
    Lisa, a partner with Hirschler law firm, is not only an M&A attorney but also leads one of the working groups responsible for the American Bar Association’s Private Target Mergers and Acquisitions Deal Points Study.
    You might remember hearing Lisa on our podcast at the beginning of 2020. During that time, it was a seller-friendly market.
    What has changed since last we talked?

    • 29 min
    [e040] Wolf of Wall Street or Maker of Main Street?

    [e040] Wolf of Wall Street or Maker of Main Street?

    Would it surprise you to know the main currency in PE in addition to money is human capital? Curious what can be a deal breaker for both PE firm and portfolio?

    Listen to our CEO, and best selling author of the private equity book “Courage to Lose Sight of Shore”, Kelley Powell and Leon Brujis, Partner of Palladium Equity Partners discuss what backing a successful entrepreneur looks like.

    • 50 min
    [e039] Stack Overflow 2021 Developer Survey Review

    [e039] Stack Overflow 2021 Developer Survey Review

    It’s that time of the year again. Curious to learn more about the new surge of developers and how that affects technology?
    Jim Milbery of ParkerGale joins Alan, Ryan and Cormac for another year of discussion around the new data results from Stack Overflow’s 2021 Developer Survey.
    A few key takeaways from this discussion…
    💡 An increase in professional developers in the self-employed/independent contractors category
    💡 JavaScript continues its streak as the most commonly used programming language, but new kids are coming into the block
    💡 While AWS continues to be the most used cloud platform, Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure are making in roads

    • 1 hr
    [e038] DbSchema

    [e038] DbSchema

    Every developer should have this in their toolbox. DbSchema, a database designer, gives a visual representation of your database.
    A database represents not only raw data, but the relationship between that data. DbSchema articulates this relationship in a visual and accessible manner that breaths fresh life into usually dull diagrams.
    This makes it easier for everyone, especially non-developers, to comprehend and contribute to what is seen as many outside, as a dark art.
    Thank you Dragos Pruteanu for creating a vital piece of software. It was great having you on the podcast.
    🎙 Watch here - https://youtu.be/mLCtAu7Q0iY
    👉 Check out this podcast on Medium - https://medium.com/maclaurin-group/dbschema-podcast-37-9f7e3fa7311e

    • 23 min
    [e037] Cybersecurity & The State of US/Canada Relations

    [e037] Cybersecurity & The State of US/Canada Relations

    Cybersecurity is not just about protecting the data. It is also making sure that your core systems are readily available at all times.
    Alan and Jim set US/Canada relations back 200 years while discussing the evolving state of cybersecurity with Dom and Christian of Cyber SC.
    Spoiler, this is no longer the domain of larger corporations.
    Our friends from north of the border discuss the importance of cybersecurity due diligence during the PE deal process, cybersecurity roadmap creation and fulfillment, the security crutches that companies lean on to their own detriment, and outsourced cybersecurity leadership.
    View on Medium
    View on YouTube

    • 22 min
    [e036] Stack Overflow 2020 Developer Survey Review

    [e036] Stack Overflow 2020 Developer Survey Review

    Are you a sucker for a good technology survey? We are too! Listen to hear what surprised us in our yearly review of the Stack Overflow developer survey. 
    Ryan and Alan are joined by industry expert, Partner of ParkerGale and fellow podcaster of the Private Equity Funcast,  Jim Milbery.

    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

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DevinM ,

Unique and Approachable

Most tech or business podcasts cover startups or the Fortune 500. This one helps those companies in between. They peel the curtain back in complicated topics and make them easy to understand. Plus they know how this works with Private Equity owned companies which is an added plus. Keep it up!

Greenie55 ,

These guys are good!

Terrific podcast! I love how the hosts take complicated -even intimidating for folks like me - topics and make them simple. I look forward to listening and learning.

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