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What’s up Shiproom-mates? Shiproom-mies? Shiproom-bas? Hold on a second, the Shiproom has a podcast?! Join Executive Producers Ben Hawken and Chad Cobain as they take you behind the scenes of the popular web series that features Microsoft 365's Brad Anderson chatting with influential business leaders about today’s modern workplace.

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What’s up Shiproom-mates? Shiproom-mies? Shiproom-bas? Hold on a second, the Shiproom has a podcast?! Join Executive Producers Ben Hawken and Chad Cobain as they take you behind the scenes of the popular web series that features Microsoft 365's Brad Anderson chatting with influential business leaders about today’s modern workplace.

    Roger Communications

    Roger Communications

    In this episode of "The Shiproom: The Podcast," Ben and Chad review episode 31 featuring Greg Murray, SVP & CISO at the Canadian telecom giant, Rogers Communications. Brad and Greg discuss balancing technology safety with a company's need to move and access data, and how improving security tools translate into better customer service. Afterwards, the golden-voiced actor Lowell Deo joins the discussion to discuss his place as The Shiproom's only recurring character, Professor Tiberius Waynesworth.

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    • 23 min
    Tough Call with Brad Anderson

    Tough Call with Brad Anderson

    Shiproom Bonus: On this episode of Tough Call with Brad Anderson, the Corporate Vice President at Microsoft talks about a time he made a massive life change and decided to work at Microsoft. He shares tips about how to navigate the murky world of shifting your career and which questions to ask yourself. Questions like: Will you get new opportunities to grow? How will this effect you financially? And what impact will this have on your family?"

    • 7 min
    IGM

    IGM

    In this episode of "The Shiproom: The Podcast," Ben and Chad look back at Brad’s discussion with Keran McGuire, VP of Infrastructure at IGM.  They discuss how to get a modernization effort off the ground, and Keran highlights the value of selecting products from a healthy ecosystem, and the benefits of deploying the Microsoft Managed Desktop.  Later in the episode, Shiproom writer Timmy Booth rejoins Chad and Ben as they pitch each other new Shiproom characters.

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    • 24 min
    Tough Call with Brad Anderson

    Tough Call with Brad Anderson

    Shiproom Bonus: On this episode of Tough Call with Brad Anderson, the Corporate Vice President at Microsoft discusses the lessons learned during a difficult time that he decided to shelf an underperforming product. He shares the key insights he gained including finding leaders with the right skill set for the job, having patience when balancing short-term and long-term, fine-tuning product, packaging, pricing, and promotion, and maintaining respect for the people performing unheralded jobs.

    • 7 min
    Land O'Lakes

    Land O'Lakes

    In this episode of "The Shiproom: The Podcast," Ben and Chad recap Brad Anderson's chat with Marc Carlson, CIO of Land O'Lakes. They discuss the challenges of remote work, but also the opportunities it presents to rapidly modernize. Then Chad and Ben explain their own (secret?) process for producing The Shiproom during a COVID lockdown.  Two words: green screen.  Four more words:  A lot of it.

    Explore more The Shiproom podcasts.
    Watch the web series.
    Learn more about Microsoft 365 and Endpoint Manager.

    • 15 min
    Tough Call with Brad Anderson

    Tough Call with Brad Anderson

    Shiproom Bonus: On this episode of Tough Call with Brad Anderson, the Corporate Vice President at Microsoft discusses his strategies for managing career changes. He talks about the time he went from a program management strategy-defining role to a role with no operational responsibility, and the lessons he learned during the change: namely, how important it is to love what you do, and the value of corporate culture and a leader's role in defining that culture.

    • 6 min

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