22 episodes

Technology leaders making sense of network disruption.

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Technology leaders making sense of network disruption.

    Season 3, Episode 7 - "How does platform thinking fit into digital transformation?" with Maya Agaskar, Managing Director, Accenture

    Season 3, Episode 7 - "How does platform thinking fit into digital transformation?" with Maya Agaskar, Managing Director, Accenture

    **Today on Network Disrupted, Maya Agaskar is here to discuss platform thinking. Maya is a Managing Director at Accenture, where she works with Fortune 100 companies to help with their digital transformation strategies.

    In this episode, Maya shares what her customers' digital transformations look like, and how she approaches elevating their strategy. She and Andrew also dive into what it means to have a platform thinking approach, and how Maya helps customers get into the "business of experience." Listen now!

    Let me know what you thought of today’s discussion! You can tweet me at @netwkdisrupted + @awertkin, leave a review on Spotify or Apple Podcasts, or email me at andrew@networkdisrupted.com.

    • 17 min
    Season 3, Episode 6 - "Where do deep subject matter experts go from here?" with James Stanger, Chief Technology Evangelist, CompTIA

    Season 3, Episode 6 - "Where do deep subject matter experts go from here?" with James Stanger, Chief Technology Evangelist, CompTIA

    **This episode of Network Disrupted is with James Stanger, Chief Technology Evangelist at CompTIA. He works with students, newcomers, and existing IT professionals worldwide to help set them up for a long-term career in IT. James will also help other instructors create IT education programs.

    Today the discussion is around the path and opportunities for those deep subject matter experts who are well-versed in traditional domains. You'll find that James' advice and insights are beneficial to not only those experts, but also to those that lead them as he shares advice on how leaders should begin thinking about learning possibilities and pathways for their teams.

    Let me know what you thought of today’s discussion! You can tweet me at @netwkdisrupted + @awertkin, leave a review on Spotify or Apple Podcasts, or email me at andrew@networkdisrupted.com.

    • 27 min
    Season 3, Episode 5 - "What does a good hybrid cloud implementation look like?" with Ryan Patterson, Systems Engineer, Uber

    Season 3, Episode 5 - "What does a good hybrid cloud implementation look like?" with Ryan Patterson, Systems Engineer, Uber

    **Today on Network Disrupted, Ryan Patterson is here to discuss hybrid cloud implementation. Ryan is a Systems Engineer at Uber, where he works to consolidate and automate their processes.

    Uber has a good grasp on the cloud, and today Ryan shares a bit about their cloud journey and infrastructure practices. With efficiency being one of their main goals, he shares the essential metrics that drive higher efficiency, and why customer engagement is critical to a better customer experience. Lastly, we get insight on managing different teams and skillsets to deliver on-premises and cloud infrastructure services.

    Let me know what you thought of today’s discussion! You can tweet me at @netwkdisrupted + @awertkin, leave a review on Spotify or Apple Podcasts, or email me at andrew@networkdisrupted.com.

    • 19 min
    Season 3, Episode 4 - "Is a slow cloud adoption better?" with Matt McComas, VP of DevOps, GM Financial

    Season 3, Episode 4 - "Is a slow cloud adoption better?" with Matt McComas, VP of DevOps, GM Financial

    In this episode of Network Disrupted, Matt McComas is here to discuss the merits of a slow cloud adoption. Matt is the VP of DevOps, DevSecOps, CICD, Infrastructure as Code, and Kubernetes for GM Financial, where he helped streamline the way their teams are structured.

    Today, Matt dives into the evolution of automation with insights on measuring its success. He talks about GM Financial's cloud adoption journey, the reason it is intentionally slow, and how to work through process issues as they come up. Listen now!

    Let me know what you thought of today’s discussion! You can tweet me at @netwkdisrupted + @awertkin, leave a review on Spotify or Apple Podcasts, or email me at andrew@networkdisrupted.com.

    • 35 min
    Season 3, Episode 3 - "Where's the source of truth?" with Avi Freedman, CEO, Kentik

    Season 3, Episode 3 - "Where's the source of truth?" with Avi Freedman, CEO, Kentik

    On this episode of Network Disrupted, Avi Freedman is here to discuss networking. Avi is a Co-Founder and CEO at Kentik, a network intelligence platform that helps businesses with network performance, reliability, and security. Avi is also the host of the podcast Network AF.

    Today, Avi and Andrew discuss the challenges their customers come up against, how they can try to solve them, why cloud adoption won't get easier, and the merits of monitoring and observability. Listen now; you'll also hear expert advice on how to start adopting cloud the right way.

    Let me know what you thought of today’s discussion! You can tweet me at @netwkdisrupted + @awertkin, leave a review on Spotify or Apple Podcasts, or email me at andrew@networkdisrupted.com.

    • 41 min
    Season 3, Episode 2 - "Does geography matter?" with Sandi Jones, Former AVP, Manulife

    Season 3, Episode 2 - "Does geography matter?" with Sandi Jones, Former AVP, Manulife

    On this episode of Network Disrupted, Sandi Jones is here to discuss what she has learned from her journey through iterations of Manulife's cloud adoption. Sandi is the former AVP of Global Network Services at Manulife, where she was responsible for the strategy, architecture, service delivery, and operation of Manulife's networks.

    Today, Sandi shares her expertise in cloud adoption, discussing the importance of understanding the implications of cloud architecture for global organizations, and how beneficial it is to have internal collaboration that drives higher value in what you build. She and host Andrew Wertkin end with a discussion around their passion for working and living in other countries, sharing why we should spend time with our peers from different cultures, promoting empathy and connection.

    Let me know what you thought of today’s discussion! You can tweet me at @netwkdisrupted + @awertkin, leave a review on Spotify or Apple Podcasts, or email me at andrew@networkdisrupted.com.

    • 39 min

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Hrivnak ,

Very enlightening

Great podcast! Love hearing how our technology is evolving and changing. I came to listen to JJ’s episode, but there’s a lot of interesting stuff here. Nice job!

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