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What’s up Shiproom-mates? Shiproom-mies? Shiproom-bas? Hold on a second, the Shiproom has a podcast?! Join Executive Producers Ben Hawken and Chad Cobain as they take you behind the scenes of the popular web series that features Microsoft 365's Brad Anderson chatting with influential business leaders about today’s modern workplace.

What’s up Shiproom-mates? Shiproom-mies? Shiproom-bas? Hold on a second, the Shiproom has a podcast?! Join Executive Producers Ben Hawken and Chad Cobain as they take you behind the scenes of the popular web series that features Microsoft 365's Brad Anderson chatting with influential business leaders about today’s modern workplace.

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United States

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What’s up Shiproom-mates? Shiproom-mies? Shiproom-bas? Hold on a second, the Shiproom has a podcast?! Join Executive Producers Ben Hawken and Chad Cobain as they take you behind the scenes of the popular web series that features Microsoft 365's Brad Anderson chatting with influential business leaders about today’s modern workplace.

Twitter:

@Office365

Language:

English

Contact:

2064837152


Episodes

Roger Communications

1/4/2021
In this episode of "The Shiproom: The Podcast," Ben and Chad review episode 31 featuring Greg Murray, SVP & CISO at the Canadian telecom giant, Rogers Communications. Brad and Greg discuss balancing technology safety with a company's need to move and access data, and how improving security tools translate into better customer service. Afterwards, the golden-voiced actor Lowell Deo joins the discussion to discuss his place as The Shiproom's only recurring character, Professor Tiberius...

Duration:00:23:39

Tough Call with Brad Anderson

12/16/2020
Shiproom Bonus: On this episode of Tough Call with Brad Anderson, the Corporate Vice President at Microsoft talks about a time he made a massive life change and decided to work at Microsoft. He shares tips about how to navigate the murky world of shifting your career and which questions to ask yourself. Questions like: Will you get new opportunities to grow? How will this effect you financially? And what impact will this have on your family?"

Duration:00:07:22

IGM

12/3/2020
In this episode of "The Shiproom: The Podcast," Ben and Chad look back at Brad’s discussion with Keran McGuire, VP of Infrastructure at IGM. They discuss how to get a modernization effort off the ground, and Keran highlights the value of selecting products from a healthy ecosystem, and the benefits of deploying the Microsoft Managed Desktop. Later in the episode, Shiproom writer Timmy Booth rejoins Chad and Ben as they pitch each other new Shiproom characters. Explore more The Shiproom...

Duration:00:24:31

Tough Call with Brad Anderson

11/19/2020
Shiproom Bonus: On this episode of Tough Call with Brad Anderson, the Corporate Vice President at Microsoft discusses the lessons learned during a difficult time that he decided to shelf an underperforming product. He shares the key insights he gained including finding leaders with the right skill set for the job, having patience when balancing short-term and long-term, fine-tuning product, packaging, pricing, and promotion, and maintaining respect for the people performing unheralded jobs.

Duration:00:07:58

Land O'Lakes

11/12/2020
In this episode of "The Shiproom: The Podcast," Ben and Chad recap Brad Anderson's chat with Marc Carlson, CIO of Land O'Lakes. They discuss the challenges of remote work, but also the opportunities it presents to rapidly modernize. Then Chad and Ben explain their own (secret?) process for producing The Shiproom during a COVID lockdown. Two words: green screen. Four more words: A lot of it. Explore more The Shiproom podcasts. Watch the web series. Learn more about Microsoft 365 and...

Duration:00:15:17

Tough Call with Brad Anderson

11/5/2020
Shiproom Bonus: On this episode of Tough Call with Brad Anderson, the Corporate Vice President at Microsoft discusses his strategies for managing career changes. He talks about the time he went from a program management strategy-defining role to a role with no operational responsibility, and the lessons he learned during the change: namely, how important it is to love what you do, and the value of corporate culture and a leader's role in defining that culture.

Duration:00:06:25

Michelin

10/29/2020
In this episode of "The Shiproom: The Podcast," Ben and Chad discuss episode 26 featuring Christophe Pasquet, Enterprise Architect at Michelin. Afterwards, it's a rapid fire clip show of key moments in Shiproom history. Hop in and bask in the nostalgia. Explore more The Shiproom podcasts. Watch the web series. Learn more about Microsoft 365 and Endpoint Manager.

Duration:00:34:28

Tough Call with Brad Anderson

10/28/2020
Shiproom Bonus: On this episode of Tough Call with Brad Anderson, the Corporate Vice President at Microsoft discusses making changes as a senior leader in an organization. Brad gives his strategies for reorganizing leadership which include making decisions based on needs, being transparent, and staying respectful.

Duration:00:07:51

Deutsch Bank

10/19/2020
In this episode of "The Shiproom: The Podcast," Ben and Chad review episode 24 with George Gallop, VP and Cloud Architect at Deutsch Bank. This episode also includes an interview with Jess Grant, the woman responsible for solving every logistical need of “The Shiproom,” to answer the question on the mind of everyone who sticks around to read the credits at the end of every episode: “What exactly does a producer do?” Explore more The Shiproom podcasts. Watch the web series. Learn more...

Duration:00:27:17

Gap Inc.

10/12/2020
In this episode of "The Shiproom: The Podcast," Ben and Chad flashback to their time filming episode 22 when Brad chatted with Sally Gilligan, CIO of Gap about modernizing their workflow and her org uses technology to support the company’s ongoing innovations. Then, the hosts continue with part 2 of their convo with editing masters Austin Nokleby and Andrew Okada. They discuss the many hats worn while cutting together “The Shiproom” and the countless hours spent cutting out Brad's head (and...

Duration:00:23:18

TruGreen

10/12/2020
In this episode of "The Shiproom: The Podcast," Ben and Chad look back at the best moments of episode 23 where Brad talks with Ayman Taha, CIO of TruGreen. Brad and Ayman discuss using IT as a driver of business objectives, as well as the impact that technology has on both business needs and cultural goals. Then, in a celebration of the “Database Dozen” lighting round, Ben and Chad turn the tables on themselves and answer an extended list of their own Database Dozen questions. How will they...

Duration:00:15:58

Emirates Airlines

9/25/2020
In this episode of "The Shiproom: The Podcast," Ben and Chad rewind to talk about the episode with Emirates Airlines. Brad chatted with Alex Alexander, CTO of Emirates, about how he keeps 35,000 employees connected across 86 countries. Next, our hosts chat with two heroes of the Shiproom lore: Austin Nokleby and Andrew Okada, the team that animated and edited the first eight episodes – and did so much to craft the unique, beautiful weirdness of the “The Shiproom.” Austin and Andrew discuss...

Duration:00:30:13

Nokia

8/27/2020
In this episode of “The Shiproom: The Podcast,” Ben and Chad revisit Brad’s chat with Ursula Soritsch-Renier, CIO at Nokia. They also answer the question “What makes a good (and also very bad) Shiproom game?” and hear about the criteria they use to select or reject game ideas. Brad and Ursula also talk about the war for talent and how IT can lead the way toward achieving the goals of a business by solving technical challenges, helping navigate complex problems, and ensuring an infrastructure...

Duration:00:22:16

Ignite 2019

8/18/2020
In this episode of “The Shiproom: The Podcast,” Ben and Chad discuss an unusual Shiproom episode that took them beyond the predictable, contained chaos of the studio by inviting attendees of the Ignite conference onto the set to ask Brad anything. They discuss the planning behind an improvised version of the show, and they peer inside how to write and prepare an episode that will only be unpredictable. Explore more The Shiproom podcasts. Watch the web series. Learn more about Microsoft...

Duration:00:20:50

Carnival

8/4/2020
In this episode of “The Shiproom: The Podcast,” Ben and Chad do their best to keep nautical puns at minimum for Brad’s chat with the CIO of the Carnival Corporation, Greg Sullivan. They also jump on the phone with comedy writer James Breakwell (on Twitter at @XplodingUnicorn) who has contributed some of the show’s most famous Database Dozen questions. Brad and Greg's conversation also touches on the tactics Greg uses to deliver a consistent, productive work environment to his global...

Duration:00:20:05

Indiana Pacers

7/23/2020
In this episode of “The Shiproom: The Podcast,” Ben and Chad take look back at episode 17 with Courtney Cole, the VP of Technology for the Indiana Pacers and jump back into their conversation with the head of COLOR’s edit department, Landin Williams for part 2 on the editing process for The Shiproom. Brad and Courtney also discuss how using Microsoft Managed Desktop can help a small IT department scale, manage images, manage deployment, and rely on Microsoft for troubleshooting security and...

Duration:00:30:01

Lululemon

7/13/2020
In this episode of “The Shiproom: The Podcast,” Ben and Chad discuss highlights from Brad’s chat with Julie Averill, the EVP and CIO of Lululemon and jump on the phone with COLOR’s Head of Post, Landin Williams, to discuss how a Bear wearing a HoloLens made its way into The Shiproom catalogue. Brad and Julie’s conversation touches on her advocacy for STEM careers, the business value of her efforts to support diversity within her company and how she has used Microsoft 365 to help her...

Duration:00:24:03

John Hopkins University

7/2/2020
In this episode of “The Shiproom: The Podcast,” Ben and Chad look back on this episode with cyber security expert Darren Lacey, the CISO of Johns Hopkins University and its hospital network. They also dive into the inception of one of the stranger Team’s call guests and play a few games that didn’t quite make it into the episode. Brad and Darren also discuss how IT can protect company assets against the cyber threats that are constantly circling the web, how to use the principles and...

Duration:00:23:19

Goodyear

6/26/2020
In this episode of “The Shiproom: The Podcast,” Ben and Chad walk through some episode highlights from Brad’s conversation with Sherry Neubert, the CIO of Goodyear, touch on some updates for future Shiproom episodes and divulge a few games ideas that were left on the cutting room floor. Sherry and Brad also discuss how to make IT more agile, how/when to make changes in legacy infrastructure, as well as how Goodyear is testing and deploying Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Teams. Explore more The...

Duration:00:26:38

T-Mobile

6/18/2020
In this episode of “The Shiproom: The Podcast,” Ben and Chad look back at the episode featuring T-Mobile’s EVP and CIO, Cody Sanford. They also explore the origins of the Shiproom’s theme music with composer Erich Munch. Brad and Cody also discuss how to communicate the value of IT to company leadership, what is takes to rebrand IT to attract today’s best talent, and how many US states start with the letter G. Explore more The Shiproom podcasts. Watch the web series. Learn more about...

Duration:00:23:44