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Consulting: Delivering the Goods

hwms.coverart It’s not the slides. It’s not the words. It’s not the clothes you wear. This doesn’t determine your success.  Or at least it doesn’t determine it very much. The bigger issue:  What do your clients know?  And when did the learn it? In the consulting trip to Hamburg, our team is about to deliver its report.  Lots of ideas.  Lots of implications for the future of the client, Bohne Kaffe Logistiks. But the report has become public.  Or at least parts of it. And everyone thinks they know what is in it.   More importantly, they think they know what is in it for them. The measure of success?  Can they communicate the real message. Tenth episode in a series on the ins and outs of tech consulting. Cast:
  • Kit, Director of Consulting – Kit Kuksenok
  • Evelyn, the Business Manager – Margaux Amie 
  • Anna the Intern  – Sarah Corbyn Woolf
  • Rohit from IT  – Noah Masur
  • Florian Bohne, Owner BKL – Josh LaForce
  • Sonja, BKL Operations Manager  – Debbon Ayer
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Oh What a Wonderful Agile World

hwms.coverart Agile Ideas. Agile Development. Agile Software. Agile, and its variants, are the methods of modern industry and modern commerce. Yet, they are as old as industry itself. They become prominent when circumstances demand it. Anna and Rohit read one of the founding texts of the Agile movement, The Machine That Changed the World and explain why they read it so you don’t have to. Featuring:
  • Sarah Corbyn Woolf as Anna-the-Intern
  • Noah Masur as Rohit from IT
  • Ralph E. Flanders, in a cameo appearance
  • Mr. Skippy as himself
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A Young Entrepreneur & a Mother

hwms.coverart An innocent remark and a story unravels, a story the suggests some of the challenges that women face in trying to climb into the leadership ranks of high technology. It begins with Maddie, student at the Lillian Moller Gilbreth School for Disruptive Innovation, and the CEO of a new startup called “Watcher Dogs” and ends with our business manager and cohost trying to make sense of an incident some nine years in the past. This is the world that high technology offers to women and these are the stories we tell. [17240] Cast:

Maddie-the-8-year-old-Entrepreneur: Zoe Anastassiou

Anna-the-Intern:Sarah Corbyn Woolf

Evelyn-the-business-manager:Margaux Amie

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The Sanchez Family Taco Truck: Preview of Consumer Electronics Show

hwms.coverart Rohit and Anna prepare for our annual trip to the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas and suggest which products might be hot. [170005] Cast:
  • Sarah Corbyn Woolf
  • Noah Masur
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Anna the Intern

hwms.coverart Every office needs and intern. Hence Anna was the first character to join the podcast. She’s energetic, she is, optimistic and completely convinced that her emotional and organizational intelligence will lead her to a stellar career in the technology industry. As played by Sarah Corbyn Woolf, she has shown herself to be a bit of a title hound (and who among us is completely free from that fault, and has provided us with an interesting way to probe the challenges that 20 somethings face as they enter the business world. [16810]Facebooktwitterredditpinterestlinkedinmail

Talking with George Dyson about the Maketer Movement

hwms.coverart As we were getting started, George was one of the few who accepted the idea that fictional characters might interview real people.  So it only made sense for Anna and Rohit to kayak to the office of the great kayak maker. The Maker Movement. It’s hot in the tech world. How far does it go? Is there a Maker Movement for Handbags? Anna & Rohit explore with Special Guest George Dyson. [16420]Facebooktwitterredditpinterestlinkedinmail

What Happens When the Bosses Are Gone? (Series I)

hwms.coverart The podcast producers still believe that they are making a serious contribution to the real world but the reality of our work is starting to appear.  Drama trumps the real world.  A good story is better than a bad truth.  And so the cast takes over the podcast. We know the answer to the question that this episode poses.   You know the answer to it. You wouldn’t be looking at this page if you didn’t. The only questions are “How will the staff get themselves out of this mess?” and “How embarrassing will it be for them?” [16335]Facebooktwitterredditpinterestlinkedinmail