10 episodes

The Modern Workforce is a podcast for the intellectually curious who are passionate about bettering the work lives of the deskless workforce using transformational technology. Each episode will feature a conversation with industry leaders, innovators, thinkers, advocates and educators about work life enrichment. If you’re looking to empower your deskless workforce, you’ve come to the right place.
Welcome to The Modern Workforce!

The Modern Workforce Skedulo

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The Modern Workforce is a podcast for the intellectually curious who are passionate about bettering the work lives of the deskless workforce using transformational technology. Each episode will feature a conversation with industry leaders, innovators, thinkers, advocates and educators about work life enrichment. If you’re looking to empower your deskless workforce, you’ve come to the right place.
Welcome to The Modern Workforce!

    The Future of Food Service: How Sodexo is Leading the Way

    The Future of Food Service: How Sodexo is Leading the Way

    How does one of the world’s largest employers manage their workforce, while investing in their employees, innovating in their industry, and providing high quality service to their clients?
    Brent Bloomberg, CTO at Sodexo, is here to answer just that. With 400,000 employees, Sodexo is a global food services company with expertise in retail and brands, food delivery, vouchers, and digital food ordering services. They even have a home service business that serves 100,000,000 consumers every day.
    In this episode, we discuss:
    How Sodexo innovated their service offerings through the pandemic
    Sodexo’s approach to investing in and empowering their employees
    Why Sodexo is so careful when considering new technology and new methods
    How Sodexo addresses the challenge of scheduling optimization for their workforce
    The future of employee needs and how Sodexo is preparing to meet them.   


    For more information about Brent and Sodexo, visit:
    Brent’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bbloomberg/
    Sodexo’s Website: https://www.sodexo.com/home.html  


    For more information about Skedulo, visit https://www.skedulo.com

    • 29 min
    The New Healthcare Technology Workforce: On-Prem, Remote, & Hybrid

    The New Healthcare Technology Workforce: On-Prem, Remote, & Hybrid

    What are the biggest concerns for the healthcare technology workforce right now? If you’re a CIO, recruitment and retention should be top of mind.
    Hear our conversation with Lee David Milligan, SVP & CIO at Asante:
    Recruitment, retention, and employee enablement
    Repurposing on-prem spaces and supporting remote workers
    How technology supports the notion of hospital at home


    More information about Lee David Milligan and today’s topics:
    LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ldm007/
    Company Website: https://www.asante.org/


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    • 23 min
    How Thermo Fisher’s Supply Chain Never Stops During War, Labor Shortages, and a Global Pandemic

    How Thermo Fisher’s Supply Chain Never Stops During War, Labor Shortages, and a Global Pandemic

    Global geopolitical issues exposed fragility of supply chains and forced companies to rethink how they create, sell, and deliver their products and services.
    Omar Castillo, Sr. Director of Global Operations at Thermo Fisher Scientific, is experiencing this firsthand, as he leads Thermo Fisher Scientific’s value chain.
    Join us as we discuss:
    How the deskless workforce has helped Thermo Fish Scientific continually meet rising customer service expectations
    How inflation and supply chain issues have forced companies to embrace drastic changes to their processes and workforce management
    The biggest challenges to managing a deskless workforce
    Product innovation vs. resourcefulness innovation


    To learn more about Omar and today’s topics:
    Linkedin Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/omarcastillo1
    Thermo Fisher Scientific: https://www.thermofisher.com/us/en/home.html

    • 24 min
    How the Energy Industry Pivoted from Horseback to Drone Tech

    How the Energy Industry Pivoted from Horseback to Drone Tech

    Even until late 2015, pipeline workers were riding horses up and down the lines. Today, the energy industry has gotten preemptive with drones.
    Hear our conversation with Jay Fleming, Vice President Gas Operations at NV5:
    How drone technology transformed the energy industry
    Using data preemptively to save human labor
    A deep dive into solar and wind energy versus natural gas


    More information about Jay and today’s topics:
    LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jay-fleming-016aba134/
    Company Website: https://www.nv5.com/


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    • 22 min
    Growing Fairly - How to Build Workplace Opportunity and Equity for All Workers

    Growing Fairly - How to Build Workplace Opportunity and Equity for All Workers

    The way to address the Great Resignation is to start with people. Among the people-focused principles that we should apply to creating a more equitable workplace are trades education, upskilling, and digitization.
    Hear our conversation with the authors of Growing Fairly, Harvard Professor Stephen Goldsmith and Harvard Fellow Kate Markin Coleman:
    A high-level view of the 10 principles of growing fairly
    Two case studies of equitable growth
    Trades education, mid-skilled jobs, and the role of local action 


    More information about Kate, Stephen, and today’s topics:
    Kate’s LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/katemarkincoleman/
    Stephen’s LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/goldsmithstephen/
    Growing Fairly: How to Build Opportunity and Equity in Workforce Development
    Upskill Houston: https://www.upskillhouston.org/
    Roca Workforce Development - https://rocainc.org/
    IBM Badges - https://www.ibm.com/skills/badges/  


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    • 24 min
    Augmented Reality Can Transform Workforce Productivity w/ Dirck Schou

    Augmented Reality Can Transform Workforce Productivity w/ Dirck Schou

    With the rise of AR technology, people are worried about more technology replacing workers. What if AR tech could be used not to replace jobs, but to create them?
    Hear our conversation with Dirck Schou, CEO & Co-founder at Taqtile:
    How Taqtile’s Augmented Reality platform is significantly reducing training and maintenance time and costs for industrial manufacturing companies  


    More information about Dirck Schou and today’s topics:
    LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dirckschou/ 
    Company Website: https://taqtile.com/ 
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    • 27 min

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Actionable advice on an important theme

Creating a better work environment SHOULD be a goal for all leaders and organizations, not just a wish list item for employees.

So far, this show is delivering inspiration, plus tangible takeaways we can all use to better support our own personal work environment, as well as that of our colleagues/employees.

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