Innovation and the Digital Enterprise

What does it take to keep your organization growing? Innovation and the Digital Enterprise is a podcast dedicated to providing insights and resources to executives and entrepreneurs focused on 10x growth for themselves and the organizations they lead. We interview leaders from early stage start-ups to billion dollar enterprises who have boots on the ground experience to distill their lessons from their victories and their failures.

Learn how these leaders are organizing their teams, establishing a growth-minded culture, and leveraging new technologies such as DevOps and Cloud. Co-hosts Patrick Emmons of DragonSpears, and Shelli Nelson of Madison Industries, chat with guests such as Gene Kim of the DevOps Enterprise Summit, Mik Kersten of TaskTop, and Thomas South of Northern Trust, to uncover tips, tools, and insights gleaned from spearheading innovation initiatives.


Episodes

Collaborative Design & Software-First Organizations with Scott Prugh

[fa icon="user"] Patrick Emmons [fa icon="calendar"]  Oct 15, 2020 9:30:00 AM [fa icon="comments-o"] 0 Comments

Changing the culture of an organization is not something that happens overnight. Collaborative design and cross-functional teams can take years to get right. So how do you make the changes necessary to get everyone on the same page? According to Scott Prugh, Chief Architect and SVP of Software Engineering at CSG, using mistakes and miscommunications as a learning tool is key.

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Innovation in Slow Moving Industries with Andrew Watts

[fa icon="user"] Patrick Emmons [fa icon="calendar"]  Sep 24, 2020 9:30:00 AM [fa icon="comments-o"] 0 Comments

Lawyers and law firms have to handle a massive amount of documentation. Because of antiquated laws and fear of change, the legal industry has traditionally been slow to adapt to digitalization and cloud tools. That is rapidly changing in the era of COVID-19.

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Finding Flow in Software Development with Mik Kersten

[fa icon="user"] Patrick Emmons [fa icon="calendar"]  Sep 10, 2020 9:30:00 AM [fa icon="comments-o"] 0 Comments

When managers and executives don’t fully understand the technical constraints of a project, it can lead to a frustrated engineering team. Dr. Mik Kersten has a way around this issue: the flow framework.

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Making an In-person Customer Experience Digital with Nag Vaidyanathan

[fa icon="user"] Patrick Emmons [fa icon="calendar"]  Aug 27, 2020 9:30:00 AM [fa icon="comments-o"] 0 Comments

Nag Vaidyanathan is the EVP and CTO for OneMain Financial. Nag’s organization is over a century old, but when the pandemic hit, the company had to accelerate the pace of its digital offerings.

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Creating a Mission-Driven Culture with Thomas South

[fa icon="user"] Patrick Emmons [fa icon="calendar"]  Aug 13, 2020 9:30:00 AM [fa icon="comments-o"] 0 Comments

When it comes to attracting talent, Thomas South believes it’s not necessarily about being specialized or competing based on benefits packages alone. Rather, he believes that maintaining a mission-driven culture is key to recruiting employees that will thrive in your organization.

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