Tag Archives: Ron Bianchi

17315: Working in the Neighborhood

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  • Zoe Anastassiou as Maddie-the-8-year-old-entrepreneur
  • Geoffrey Grier as Vinny the Board Chair
  • Margaux Amie as Evelyn the Office Manager
  • Ron Bianchi as Ernesto from Tenderloin Angels
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    17710: Manage for Profit, or for Use, or for a Good Lunch

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    What’s the best way to manage technology?

    Build a strong, highly structured organization?

    Or do you just build a market and let the laws of supply and demand decide?

    Our staff meets at a farmer’s market near the Washington Office to decide just such questions.  The answer, it turns out, involves Task Rabbits, a subway pass, and an order of Home-Made Potato Chips

    Featuring:

      • Debbon Ayer as Penelope Othmar, Principal of the Lillian Moller Gilbreth School
      • Josh LaForce as Sullivan from Policy and PR
      • Ron Bianchi as Bix, the Master Scrum Master
      • Zoe Anastassiou as the impatient Customer

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    17335: A Holiday for Statistics

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    How do you think about data? How do you you look for an office in Bangalore?

    And how do you deal with a country that has a holiday for statistics?

    This episode starts with with the Stats Holiday, moves through a real estate agent brimming with confidence in his own ability to understand the client’s needs, and ends with a staff member who dreams of a new office within walking distance of a Premier League Cricket Stadium.

    What does all this tell you about Big Data? That it is only part of our business experience.

    Featuring:

    • Sonam Powar As Jameela, the Bangalore Office Manager
    • Margaux Amie as Evelyn, the Business Manager
    • Josh LaForce as Sulley, from Policy
    • Ron Bianchi as Deepak, the The Bengaluru Real Estate Agent
    • Noah Masur as Rohit from IT

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    17245: The Agile Board and the Young CEO

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    Who’s responsible? And to Whom? The CEO? The Board? The Investors?

    In this episode we explore the challenges that a Board has with a young CEO, especially with a creative leader who is trying to build an agile company. Is it in their best interest to try to follow best practices or do they need to focus on getting their leader prepared for responsibility?

    Featuring:

    • Ron Bianchi as Harvey of Lapin Partners
    • Margaux Amie as Delores Paynes -Perkins
    • Zoe Anastassiou as Maddie the 8-Year-Old Entrepreneur
    • Geoffrey Grier as Vinny the CTO
    • Debbon Ayer as Penelope Othmar, Principle of the Lillian Moller School for Disruptive Innovation
    • Mr. Skippy as himself

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    17235: Getting Good People – the Agile Board Meeting

    hwms.coverartGet Good People Around?  We have Tech.  We Have Markets.  Who needs these silly things?

    And why do we need corporate governance for a tech firm The stock price will tell us how well the company is going.

    So begins the monthly meeting of the Watcher Dogs board meeting. It moves into some platitudes and then slides into a most unfortunate event.  Most unfortunate.

    Featuring:

    • Ron Bianchi as Harvey of Lapin Partners
    • Margaux Amie as Delores Paynes -Perkins
    • Zoe Anastassiou as Maddie the 8-Year-Old Entrepreneur
    • Geoffrey Grier as Vinny the CTO
    • Debbon Ayer as Penelope Othmar, Principle of the Lillian Moller School for Disruptive Innovation
    • Mr. Skippy as himself

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    17210: Big Problems with Big Data

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    Big Data. It gives you facts. It tells you what is really happening. It has Volume, Varity, Velocity, Veracity and, of course, Vexation of Spirit. Vexation can come with the data, no matter how much you have of it, tells you more about the structure that gathered it than the truth of any matter. When you have that, you have a problem called Simpson’s Paradox – the bane of Big Data.

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    Cast:

    Evelyn the Business Manager: Margaux Amie

    Rohit from IT: Noah Masur

    Anna The Intern: Sarah Corbyn Woolf

    Chuck of Acme Products: Ron Bianchi

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