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Wicked Problems Podcast

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I'm Toby Corballis and I’ll be your host on our journey through the world of fascinating problems being worked on and thought about by some extremely clever people.

I'm Toby Corballis and I’ll be your host on our journey through the world of fascinating problems being worked on and thought about by some extremely clever people.

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United Kingdom

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I'm Toby Corballis and I’ll be your host on our journey through the world of fascinating problems being worked on and thought about by some extremely clever people.

Language:

English


Episodes

Facilitating Retrospectives with Aino Vonge Corry

3/25/2020
I first met Aino at a conference. I was late to a session and she graciously signalled that the seat next to her was free. I had no idea that I was now sitting next to the day’s keynote speaker, a fact that didn’t reveal itself even when we were paired up for an exercise that involved sharing our earliest memories of soft toys. (Yes, really!) Aino is a teacher, a technical conference editor and retrospectives facilitator and has appeared on the conference circuit since 2001 and presented...

Duration:00:34:32

#8 Project Myopia with Allan Kelly

3/11/2020
Allan Kelly Allan Kelly was an early exponent of the #NoProjects movement, one of whose key tenets is: “If you want to start a project, you’ve already failed” Allan runs workshops on fresh thinking (thought leadership) and Agile team trainings He is also an Agile coach, speaks at conferences and events and spends a great deal of time at ‘Agile on the beach’. Somewhere in amongst all of this, Allan finds the time to write some excellent books such as: (links below) This episode may...

Duration:00:52:22

Work Death! From Kaizen to Karoshi with John Clapham

1/8/2020
In this episode I talk to John Clapham, a professional coach and Agile consultant who works predominantly with I.T and digital services organisations. John helps leaders and individuals develop, teams to build great products, and organisations learn to be more effective, productive and enjoyable to work in. He is also a frequent speaker at conferences around the UK. With the advent of cloud technology and fast paced Agile project delivery methodologies such as Scrum & Kanban, come concepts...

Duration:00:42:30

Up your game: Using Chaos Engineering to achieve resilience with Russ Miles

12/17/2019
This week I am talking to the CEO of ChaosIQ Russ Miles, cofounder of the open source project ChaosToolkit. Russ is also an international speaker, trainer and author. Russ has just released his latest book title Learning Chaos Engineering: Discovering and Overcoming System Weaknesses Through Experimentation. If you’ve ever experienced an issue with a computer system and wondered how it is that people don’t catch these issues, or if you are the owner of a system and have encountered an...

Duration:00:44:51

Billy Bragg - The Three Dimensions of Freedom

10/29/2019
Billy Bragg's music is heavily centred on bringing about change and involving the younger generation in activist causes. He is known to have said: “I don’t mind being being labelled as a political songwriter. The thing that troubles me is being dismissed as a political songwriter.” “Phil Collins might write a song about the homeless but if he doesn’t have the action to go with it he’s just exploiting that for a subject.” Billy bought himself out of the British Army in 1981 for £175, cites...

Duration:00:32:47

Wicked Problems - A view from Saïd Business School with Sue Dobson

10/16/2019
Sue Dopson is the Rhodes Trust Professor of Organisational Behaviour, Fellow of Green Templeton College and Deputy Dean of Saïd Business School at The University of Oxford. Her research centres on leadership and transformational change in the public and healthcare sectors. Her work has informed and influenced government bodies such as the department of health and the national institute for health and clinical excellence; N.I.C.E, in their thinking on the areas such as the...

Duration:00:29:45

How to stay safe in a cyber world - Martin Clements

9/20/2019
The risk of cyber attack is on the increase and becoming ever more complicated. So how do you defend against that risk when in fact it's so complicated that it's almost impossible for anybody to understand the threat landscape. In this episode I'll be talking to Martin Clements. Martin moved to the private sector in 2016 after a long career focused on digital innovation and cyber in government. Originally trained in Computer and Natural Sciences, he started his career as a coder;...

Duration:00:37:51

How to launch a business in a world of global corporations - John Williams

9/19/2019
In this episode I'll be talking to John Williams, founder of The Ideas Lab London. John began his career in creative technology as a developer on pioneering special effects software, including on-site work at Disney Feature Animation at Los Angeles and broadcast automation. He became Digital Media CTO at a European startup incubator before moving to head up a small media technology consultancy team at Deloitte. John left to consult independently to broadcasters around the world...

Duration:00:31:46

Welcome to The Wicked Problems Podcast with Toby Corballis

9/19/2019
My name is Toby Corballis and I’m going to be your host on this journey through some fascinating problems being worked on and thought about by some extremely clever people. But first, why the term wicked? Well, it’s not meant in the Ali-G sense, nor in the Wizard of Oz sense. Here, the term Wicked is referring to the elusiveness of solutions. This doesn’t mean that such problems cannot be solved, just that a solution is not that easy to find or, when solved, it wasn’t done by any...

Duration:00:08:14