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Episode 28: How To Be a Great CTO

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Episode 28: How To Be a Great CTO

What does it take to be a good CTO? It's important for every organization to understand what it means to be a good technology leader. Whether you are the CIO, CTO, CSO, or CDO, you own the technology at your company. In this episode, Andrew and Fahad are diving into what it means to be a great CTO, misconceptions in the industry, and sharing more helpful information.

Written by:

Fahad Shoukat

Episode 27: 10 Reasons Why Software Projects Fail

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Episode 27: 10 Reasons Why Software Projects Fail

For this episode, we broke away from the typical Thoughtful Software Podcast format and got a little more technical. Experts in the tech industry, Andrew and Fahad, compiled their top reasons as to why Software Projects Fail. We want to bring a thoughtful perspective to the way we build software for our clients and focus on the positive impact thoughtfully built software can have on society.

Written by:

Fahad Shoukat

Episode 26: Building a High-Performance Team Culture with David Kravitz from Karmabot

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Episode 26: Building a High-Performance Team Culture with David Kravitz from Karmabot

Today on the Thoughtful Software Podcast, we’re talking with our friend David Kravitz of Karmabot. Karmabot is a Slack application that’s designed to build high-performance team culture, build happier teams, set goals, track performance, and reward excellence.

Written by:

Fahad Shoukat

Episode 25: A Deeper Look at Apple's Special Event 2019

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Episode 25: A Deeper Look at Apple's Special Event 2019

Today on the Thoughtful Software Podcast, we’re discussing the latest Apple Announcement with one of our Senior Skiplist developers, Josh Smith. Josh is an industry veteran, accomplished speaker, and a published author. We are excited to have him on the show.

Written by:

Fahad Shoukat

Episode 24: The Future of Search with Ravi Swaminathan

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Episode 24: The Future of Search with Ravi Swaminathan

Today we are catching up with our friend Ravi Swaminathan, the creator of the revolutionary app TaskHuman. Andrew, Fahad, and Ravi are talking about online marketplaces and platforms, how we can effectively serve people by creating new types of marketplaces, and change the way we search for information.

Written by:

Fahad Shoukat

Episode 23: Thoughtful Software One Year Later

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Episode 23: Thoughtful Software One Year Later

We're celebrating our one year anniversary of the Thoughtful Software Podcast! In this episode, Andrew and Fahad discuss the journey of Skiplist so far, lessons they've learned from some of their favorite episodes of the show, the major need for software that’s user-first, and guests they'd like to have on the show. You might be surprised by their answers...

Written by:

Fahad Shoukat

Episode 22: Technology Leadership/Innovation for non-tech Companies with Michael Keithley

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Episode 22: Technology Leadership/Innovation for non-tech Companies with Michael Keithley

Today's Guest: Michael Keithley, CIO at United Talent Agency

Named one of the top CIO/CTO in 2015, Michael advises clients on emerging digital-related issues and is known for his ability to peer around the corner to leverage emerging technologies and their impact on existing customer experiences and business models.

Written by:

Fahad Shoukat

Episode 21: Polymaths and Tech with Ben Vandgrift, Dir of Engineering at Skiplist

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Episode 21: Polymaths and Tech with Ben Vandgrift, Dir of Engineering at Skiplist

Today's Guest: Ben Vandgrift, Director of Engineering at Skiplist

Ben is a technologist, problem solver, coffee aficionado, and is always looking for his next adventure. Historically, he’s been a chief executive, director, team lead, software architect, designer, developer, and more recently, author. You might also recognize Ben from his Tedx Talk, “Paths to Polymath” that he gave few years ago.

Written by:

Fahad Shoukat

Episode 20: The Future of Education and New Models with Ryan Holdaway, VP of Outcomes at Lambda School

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Episode 20: The Future of Education and New Models with Ryan Holdaway, VP of Outcomes at Lambda School

Today's Guest: Ryan Holdaway, VP of Outcomes at Lambda School

During this episode, we spoke about the future of education, being scrappy, diversity in tech, entrepreneurship, boot campers, and software development.

Written by:

Fahad Shoukat

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