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Underserved is the podcast for the rest of the technology industry. No startup or gadget worship, just real stories, lessons, and interesting topics from real people in the technology industry. Special emphasis on software development culture and history.

Underserved is the podcast for the rest of the technology industry. No startup or gadget worship, just real stories, lessons, and interesting topics from real people in the technology industry. Special emphasis on software development culture and history.
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United States

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Underserved is the podcast for the rest of the technology industry. No startup or gadget worship, just real stories, lessons, and interesting topics from real people in the technology industry. Special emphasis on software development culture and history.

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English


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No CS degree? No problem!

9/10/2019
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Jarrod Taylor is a self-taught software developer. He lives in Florida and works with modern JavaScript frameworks and languages like Ruby, He started out learning programming to help move along an internal project and things catapulted from there. Hear how Jarrod came into the industry the "no CS degree" route and what he's interested in today. Jarrod spends a lot of time at Disney and shares some of his favorite spots. Jarrod on LinkedIn:...

Duration:00:31:36

Ep. 004 of Underserved, Drafting the varsity team

8/29/2019
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This week's guest is Colin Reposa, VP of Resource Management from Syrinx Consulting. Colin's job is to match up technologists with the needs clients have for building teams. It sounds simple on paper but there is a lot to doing it right! Colin talks about the evolution of job boards (and why he rarely uses them nowadays), getting an employer to allow you to work remote, and how contract-to-hire has become more popular and more possible than before. Some tools and topics Colin...

Duration:00:51:02

Ep. 003 of Underserved, How Agile are you?

8/22/2019
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In Episode 003, Glyn Morgan (Practice Director, AgileNX) talks about modern software development processes. Specifically, what's it like to implement Agile across several companies, where do many organizations stumble, and what are his tips for success? Glyn also talks about early computers in the UK, his unusual status as a Mac user with an Android phone, and immigrating to the US. Glyn on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/glynm/ Jira Kanban view...

Duration:00:33:37

Episode 002 of Underserved, You have to sell to survive

8/13/2019
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In the first few companies where I worked there was little fraternization between the sales, product, and development groups. Monster changed that for me, and I found it very interesting to see how sales-centric organizations were run and what made salespeople tick. My guest Matt Berg is one of the top salespeople in the software consulting industry. Matt talks about how he got interested in technology, working with developers and customers, and finding common ground. Matt on LinkedIn:...

Duration:00:39:36

Episode 001 of Underserved, the podcast for the rest of the technology industry

7/17/2019
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In this inaugural episode of Underserved, Andrew explains the motivation for the podcast. He also talks about how he got into programming and answers some frequently asked questions about developer preferences. This show is sponsored by Syrinx, the developer-founded, developer-run software consulting company www.syrinx.com Episode Links Code.org's hour of code: https://hourofcode.com/us Learning JS: https://www.learn-js.org/ VS Code: https://code.visualstudio.com/ Android Studio:...

Duration:00:30:26