This week on IT Origins, we had a conversation with Ted Dunning, Apache Software Foundation board member, and the Chief Application Architect at MapR. We discussed Ted’s introduction to IT, his early involvement with the open source software community, and how AI advances quickly go from aspirational to blasé.
For IT Origins this week, we had the priveledge to talk to Jon Hildebrand. We discussed the importance of empathy in organizations, the reduced role of infrastructure, and using a personal network in your career. It was a great conversation and we think you’ll enjoy.
This week on IT Origins, we had the privilege speak to Patric Palm, the Co-Founder and CEO of Favro. We discussed how he started the company, his previous startup efforts, the importance of adaptability, and his background in organization and process.
This week on IT Origins, we got to talk to David Bermingham, Senior Technical Evangelist for SIOS Technology. We discussed how he moved from studying jazz guitar to embracing a career in IT, the importance of automation in IT, and Wawa.
Thom Greene is one of the good guys in IT, and it was a privilege to interview him for IT Origins. We discussed how he moved from bookkeeping into IT, the change of IT as a whole into a service industry, and his work with vBrownBag.
This week, our IT Origins series interviewed Dan Frith. We discussed how he moved from the helpdesk through his IT career, enumerated the worst trends in IT, and gave some love to data protection. Be sure to check out the full interview!
In our First IT Origins Survey, we’re asking the community on of our standard interview questions: What are the best and worst trends in IT right now? We’re pulled together some early responses, but we’d love your feedback as well.
I had the privilege to talk to Data Architect Karen Lopez for this week’s IT Origins interview. We discuss how data hasn’t changed all that much since she started her career, but our ways of relating to it have. We also discussed the best and worst IT trends, got some book recommendations for the world, and walked away with some career advice.
In this IT Origins interview, we spoke to Clairvoyant CEO and Founder Chandra Ambadipudi. We discussed how he got his start in IT, and how data is both the best and worst IT trend.
I had the privilege to talk to Zachary Smith from Packet in our most recent IT Origins interview. We discussed how he went from majoring in the double bass at Juilliard to becoming an IT entrepreneur. We also discussed his two months in the Boy Scouts, the hip Australian coffee, and the benefits of innovating on the software layer.