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Welcome to 'No Ordinary Tech Podcast' brought to you by Lloyds Banking Group. This is your window into the dynamic landscape of large-scale digital transformation. Each fortnight we will invite industry leaders and experts to explore the latest trends, insights and stories shaping modern tech. We’ll ask our experts to share views on practical applications in real-world settings and looking at what the future holds. Whether you're a seasoned professional or a curious enthusiast, this is your trusted companion for staying informed and inspired. It's not just another podcast; this is the 'No Ordinary Tech Podcast'. Want to be a part of our tech transformation at Lloyds Banking Group? We’re on the hunt to hire incredible tech talent so visit https://www.lloydsbankinggroup.com/careers.html?utm_source=spotify&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=transformation&utm_term=organic&utm_content=NOTP_main to find out more.

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United States

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Welcome to 'No Ordinary Tech Podcast' brought to you by Lloyds Banking Group. This is your window into the dynamic landscape of large-scale digital transformation. Each fortnight we will invite industry leaders and experts to explore the latest trends, insights and stories shaping modern tech. We’ll ask our experts to share views on practical applications in real-world settings and looking at what the future holds. Whether you're a seasoned professional or a curious enthusiast, this is your trusted companion for staying informed and inspired. It's not just another podcast; this is the 'No Ordinary Tech Podcast'. Want to be a part of our tech transformation at Lloyds Banking Group? We’re on the hunt to hire incredible tech talent so visit https://www.lloydsbankinggroup.com/careers.html?utm_source=spotify&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=transformation&utm_term=organic&utm_content=NOTP_main to find out more.

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English


Episodes
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How does Generative AI really work?

7/16/2024
Over the next few episodes, we’ll be exploring the exciting world of Generative AI. Taking a closer look at how it works, how it was developed, how it’s shaping the future of work and real-world examples of how we are using GenAI today. In this new episode, our industry experts Nick Brady from Microsoft, Dr Lukasz Szpruch Professor of Mathematics at Edinburgh University, alongside Lloyds Banking Group’s Head of Data Science, Trystan Davies deep dive into what GenAI is, what it can do and how it is shaping the world we live in. Check out our opportunities in tech & data - https://www.lloydsbankinggroup.com/careers.html?utm_source=spotify&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=transformation&utm_term=organic&utm_content=NOTP_S3E1

Duration:00:31:54

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The future. How to modernise tech.

7/2/2024
This week... Michael Conway from IBM, Paul Taylor from Thought Machine and Sharon Barber from Lloyds Banking Group, discuss the challenges & opportunities of modernising legacy technology. What are the issues posed by legacy systems? How can organisations implement strategies for simplifying and updating outdated technology infrastructures? We're uncovering the keys to successful modernisation. Check out our opportunities in tech & data - https://www.lloydsbankinggroup.com/careers.html?utm_source=spotify&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=transformation&utm_term=organic&utm_content=NOTP_S3E1

Duration:00:31:42

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Does GenAI pose more threats than benefits?

6/18/2024
From fake news to safeguarding against deepfakes, we’ll look at the real impact of GenAI on the digital landscape and customer experience as a whole. And we’ll do so in the company of industry experts Ann Johnson - Corporate Vice President at Microsoft, Euan Cameron - AI leader at PwC and Matt Rowe - Chief Security Officer at Lloyds Banking Group. The panel explore the key questions… How can AI be used to defend against GenAl threats? What should technology and business leaders be thinking about as AI and GenAI matures? And, how can ‘society’ defend against AI-generated fake news and deepfakes? Check out our opportunities in tech & data - https://www.lloydsbankinggroup.com/careers.html?utm_source=spotify&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=transformation&utm_term=organic&utm_content=NOTP_S3E1

Duration:00:36:24

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Ready to dive into Agile transformation?

6/4/2024
The Agile manifesto dates back to 2001: https://agilemanifesto.org/history For this episode we’re joined by industry experts, Jon Smart, CEO and co-founder at Sooner Safer Happier, Evelijn van Leeuwen, Continuous Improvement Lead at ING, and Joe Soule, CIO at Lloyds Banking Group, to discuss the critical importance of shifting to agile ways of working; what the industry has learned and how it can drive value for customers faster. How can leaders drive successful change and develop an agile mindset? Is it right for every industry? Which organisations are nailing it? And how can firms overcome resistance to change and foster a culture of continuous improvement? Check out our opportunities in tech & data - https://www.lloydsbankinggroup.com/careers.html?utm_source=spotify&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=transformation&utm_term=organic&utm_content=NOTP_S3E1

Duration:00:32:37

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Open Source: Rewards and risks. How are big businesses navigating the balancing act?

5/21/2024
To kick off our brand new season we’re diving into the world of open source software. Our brilliant host, technology broadcaster and journalist, Georgie Barrat is joined by Senaka Fernando from the Apache Software Foundation, Mark O’Conor from law firm DLA Piper and Jim Whitehurst from Unity Technologies and former CEO at Red Hat. Together they’ll be providing real world insights and practical advice for our listeners that are navigating the open source landscape. We’ll be discussing the pros and cons of using open source in large organisations, the evolution of the open source community and predicting upcoming trends and challenges. Check out our opportunities in tech & data - https://www.lloydsbankinggroup.com/careers.html?utm_source=spotify&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=transformation&utm_term=organic&utm_content=NOTP_S3E1

Duration:00:32:10

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The Live Event: Part One. What do chief technologists predict for 2024?

1/11/2024
In our first special episode, hosted before a live audience at Reboot X, Tech Journalist and Broadcaster, Georgie Barrat talks to tech leaders Ron van Kemenade, Vic Weigler and Andy Young. Particularly about the ethical applications of AI and using personalisation and experience design to benefit and delight millions of users in their everyday lives. Check out our opportunities in tech & data - https://www.lloydsbankinggroup.com/careers.html?utm_source=spotify&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=transformation&utm_term=organic&utm_content=NOTP_S3E1

Duration:00:26:15

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The Live Event: Part Two. Individual versus community learning in tech.

1/11/2024
The desire to find new and interesting learning methods is ingrained in most technologists. Tech skills experts, Sara Milne and Alistair Watkins meet Georgie Barrat and explore the styles of learning that best suit the individual, as well as our community as a whole. How has the training culture changed post-pandemic and what’s the value of events like Reboot X? Check out our opportunities in tech & data - https://www.lloydsbankinggroup.com/careers.html?utm_source=spotify&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=transformation&utm_term=organic&utm_content=NOTP_S3E1

Duration:00:22:10

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The mindful. Exploring the intersection of tech and mental health.

8/23/2023
At a time when mental health conditions are increasing worldwide, can technology help us achieve better wellbeing? In this final episode of our series, Tech Journalist and Broadcaster, Georgie Barrat, and Alex Reynolds and Charlotte Gaynor explore the role technology can play in helping us manage our mental health. And whether, overall, it can be a boost or a burden. Check out our opportunities in tech & data - https://www.lloydsbankinggroup.com/careers.html?utm_source=spotify&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=transformation&utm_term=organic&utm_content=NOTP_S3E1

Duration:00:18:18

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The biometrics. Essential in the age of deepfakes.

8/16/2023
What more is there to understand about biometrics? Answer: far more than you might know. In this penultimate episode, Tim Porter and Ganesh Sharma join Georgie Barrat to take a deep dive into the intricacies of biometric tech. And discuss how, in the fight against deepfakes, it could be the only way to guarantee our security. Check out our opportunities in tech & data - https://www.lloydsbankinggroup.com/careers.html?utm_source=spotify&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=transformation&utm_term=organic&utm_content=NOTP_S3E1

Duration:00:16:14

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The planet. Tech in finance has the power to change everything.

8/9/2023
Does Fintech have the power to save the planet? In this episode, Tech Journalist and Broadcaster, Georgie Barrat, gets Kailash Saho and Andy Holpin’s take on some of the most innovative technologies fighting climate change today. Along with the ways Fintech is helping to lead the charge towards a greener, more sustainable future. Check out our opportunities in tech & data - https://www.lloydsbankinggroup.com/careers.html?utm_source=spotify&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=transformation&utm_term=organic&utm_content=NOTP_S3E1

Duration:00:18:06

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The app. How far can we push its development.

8/2/2023
Apps. They’re part of our lives in many weird and wonderful ways. But how are they changing? In what new ways will they influence the way we live? Will they phase out websites completely? Join Georgie Barrat, and Ben Diner and Vicky Hebden from Lloyds Banking Group as they tackle these questions and more, sharing their take on the future of app development. Check out our opportunities in tech & data - https://www.lloydsbankinggroup.com/careers.html?utm_source=spotify&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=transformation&utm_term=organic&utm_content=NOTP_S3E1

Duration:00:17:36

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The money. Where does it go and how can AI save us?

7/26/2023
We’ve all done it. More than once. Spent a fortune on a piece of technology we simply had to have. But perhaps that’s where behavioural finance can help us? Join Tech Journalist and Broadcaster, Georgie Barrat, and Ranil Boteju and Dr. Paul Dongha as they discuss the fascinating intersection between behavioural finance, AI and the real effect it can have on our wallets. Check out our opportunities in tech & data - https://www.lloydsbankinggroup.com/careers.html?utm_source=spotify&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=transformation&utm_term=organic&utm_content=NOTP_S3E1

Duration:00:19:36

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The engineering. Why accountability is the solution to technical debt.

7/20/2023
Technical debt. Unclean code. Legacy code. It plagues most large enterprises, even those that claim to be tech companies. In this first episode, Allan Woodcock and Hilary Lanham join Georgie Barrat to share the most challenging environments they’ve worked in when it comes to legacy tech. And where they think the answer to its problems lie. Check out our opportunities in tech & data - https://www.lloydsbankinggroup.com/careers.html?utm_source=spotify&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=transformation&utm_term=organic&utm_content=NOTP_S3E1

Duration:00:20:48