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Business advice, be careful who you listen to - Jamie Bolding

9/20/2018
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“Business advice can be really dangerous. If people are taking advice as gospel it’s dangerous because you can receive advice off a mentor that applied to them 20, 30 years ago. There business problems are different to yours and the pressures they were facing can be miles away from the ones you face today. What advice is, most of the time, is what’s worked for someone else. So with advice, take it in but don’t use it, don’t look at it as advice. It’s just knowledge and experience. Make sure...

Duration:00:28:11

Jamie Bolding Business Advice, Take It With A Pinch Of Salt

9/20/2018
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Jamie Bolding Business Advice, Take It With A Pinch Of Salt by Venturi Group: CTO, Data, Development, Cyber Security, Business Intelligence, Infrastructure, Cloud

Duration:00:01:44

Mentoring in the workplace: 2 commonly asked questions

9/19/2018
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“The first type of question I often get asked is about marketing. People come to me and say ‘now that we’ve built this thing, how do we let people know it exists and how do we differentiate ourselves from the rest of the market?’. The second type of question I often get asked as a mentor is ‘How do I grow my team? Who do I hire next? What type of person do I need given the problem I have today?’.” Peter describes the common questions he gets asked when mentoring in the workplace. Peter Wang...

Duration:00:31:52

Mentoring in the workplace: 2 commonly asked question - Peter Wang

9/19/2018
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Mentoring in the workplace: 2 commonly asked question - Peter Wang by Venturi Group: CTO, Data, Development, Cyber Security, Business Intelligence, Infrastructure, Cloud

Duration:00:01:31

Sympathy for Software - Matthew Sinclair

9/7/2018
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“I refer to this concept as sympathy for software, if you don’t have some sympathy for what is hard and what is easy about software I think it’s difficult to authentically manage clever people who are doing that as their deep skill set” Matthew Sinclair is VP of Engineering (London) at BCG Digital Ventures. BCG Digital Ventures invents, builds and invests in startups. Matthew’s role within this incubation firm is to oversee the growth and launch of its technology startups. Years spent...

Duration:00:34:22

Moving into management - Matthew Sinclair

9/7/2018
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Moving into management - Matthew Sinclair by Venturi Group: CTO, Data, Development, Cyber Security, Business Intelligence, Infrastructure, Cloud

Duration:00:02:40

Extra data please, no pineapple. Chatting to the CIO of Dominos - Barry Wiech

9/6/2018
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Barry is CIO at Domino’s pizza UK. Barry has had a varied career working in finance, FMCG, manufacturing and, most recently, pizza. He spent 5 years as the chief information officer at Domino’s in Australia before moving companies only to return to the fold early last year. After 6 years at Parmalat Australia he is now the CIO of Domino’s UK. Domino’s, along with many other companies, is reacting to the changes brought about by data. Utilising data to its full potential is what separates...

Duration:00:39:34

Why Is There A Software Skills Shortage In Britain - Barry Wiech

9/6/2018
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Why Is There A Software Skills Shortage In Britain - Barry Wiech by Venturi Group: CTO, Data, Development, Cyber Security, Business Intelligence, Infrastructure, Cloud

Duration:00:01:57

Finding freedom up North: How to create autonomy in large organisations - Scott Byrne-Fraser

9/5/2018
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Scott is Director of product design at DAZN Scott has worked for prestigious companies including: Amazon, the BBC and Sky. He builds and leads great design teams that deliver world-class user experiences to global audiences. Working for such large corporations, Scott knows how difficulties it can be for teams to act autonomously. He also knows the best innovations and ideas come from teams that have been given the freedom to approach problems the way they want. He sat down with Andy to...

Duration:00:32:19

Creating autonomy in large organisations - Scott Byrne-Fraser

9/5/2018
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Creating autonomy in large organisations - Scott Byrne-Fraser by Venturi Group: CTO, Data, Development, Cyber Security, Business Intelligence, Infrastructure, Cloud

Duration:00:02:29

From engineering to HR, growing a tech team - Sophie Theen

9/4/2018
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Sophie Theen is Head of HR & Talent at 11FS. 11FS is about to undergo a period of growth. Sophie joined the company to oversee this expansion. A HR professional with a background in engineering she is uniquely placed to understand the pain points associated with rapidly growing a tech team. Sophie’s passion lies in helping companies understand the importance of People, Culture and Talent as a key in success at the same time championing in Diversity & Inclusion. Show Notes: 00.30 The...

Duration:00:34:03

Increasing retention with your HR department - Sophie Theen

9/4/2018
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Increasing retention with your HR department - Sophie Theen by Venturi Group: CTO, Data, Development, Cyber Security, Business Intelligence, Infrastructure, Cloud

Duration:00:03:07

The mental shift from individual contributor to manager - Dave Mason

9/3/2018
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Dave is Head of Software Engineering at the LADbible Group. Although he is now technically ‘off the tools’ Dave still loves to code. A passion he has instilled into everyone that works for him and one he has gained through his years of experience as a Head of Software. The high demand for ‘good’ software engineers is a key talking point of the show. Nurturing talent and creating a work environment that allows employees to get satisfaction from their roles is something Dave strives for. Show...

Duration:00:40:09

The key to longevity in a role - Dave Mason

9/3/2018
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The key to longevity in a role - Dave Mason by Venturi Group: CTO, Data, Development, Cyber Security, Business Intelligence, Infrastructure, Cloud

Duration:00:01:44

Head of Product in a Hackney startup - Alastair Jardine

8/31/2018
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Alastair is Head of Product at Trint. At one point Alastair was the lead UX and Head of Product at Trint. Juggling these roles in a small startup was a challenge but he excelled at it.Thankfully, this didn’t last long and Alastair was able to build out the product team to the size of four in a very short space of time. He sat down with Andy to talk through this growth on the podcast and talk about he ended up as a Head of Product. Show Notes: 00.31 Working in Hackney and startups. 02.52...

Duration:00:30:05

Building a business with constantly evolving tech - Alastair Jardine

8/31/2018
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Building a business with constantly evolving tech - Alastair Jardine by Venturi Group: CTO, Data, Development, Cyber Security, Business Intelligence, Infrastructure, Cloud

Duration:00:02:45

Investing in future talent through work experience schemes - Paul Martin

8/30/2018
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Paul is Head of Information Technology at Graham & Brown. Paul knows the best way to keep a company innovating is by listening to and encouraging ideas from its most junior members. Paul came to this conclusion after an abysmal work experience placement in his teenage years. This has led him to build innovative and engaging work placements to foster future talent. Show Notes: 00.33 Getting your work-life balance right. 03.00 Encouraging employee interests outside of work. 04.42 Creating a...

Duration:00:36:39

Finding a candidate that can learn everything - Paul Martin

8/30/2018
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Finding a candidate that can learn everything - Paul Martin by Venturi Group: CTO, Data, Development, Cyber Security, Business Intelligence, Infrastructure, Cloud

Duration:00:03:18

Boosting diversity in the tech industry - Netta Jenkins

8/29/2018
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Netta is Director & Head of Diversity & Inclusion at IAC Applications. Her mission is to create inclusive, collaborative and forward-thinking workplaces by focusing on people, products, and programs. Netta’s number-one mission is to break barriers and bias through educating and empowering businesses. Her mission is to create inclusive, collaborative and forward-thinking workplaces by focusing on people, products, and programs. Under Netta's leadership, Google said: “IAC Apps is a star...

Duration:00:34:38

A diverse workforce can increase the bottom line of your business - Netta Jenkins

8/29/2018
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A diverse workforce can increase the bottom line of your business - Netta Jenkins by Venturi Group: CTO, Data, Development, Cyber Security, Business Intelligence, Infrastructure, Cloud

Duration:00:02:39