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By Joey Lombardi
About this podcast
A podcast discussing large IT suppliers with a procurement focus with occasional guests and career advice as well.
Episodes (Total: 10)
Jan. 15, 2018 · 00:10:36
Week 2 of the Spectre and Meltdown CPU issue brought more information and more confusion.  As companies attempt to fix the issue, even more problems arise.  I spend the episode understanding what those issues are and discuss consumer’s options. Photo: Stefano Pollio
Jan. 8, 2018 · 00:09:49
Intel and other CPU chip makers announced a major security flaw last week that could impact almost every internet connected device on the planet. This week’s episode focuses on that security bug and what it means for you personally and professionally. Photo: Sandeep Swarnkar
Jan. 2, 2018 · 00:32:26
I am kicking off 2018 with a deep discussion about China’s plans for AI and automation with my friend and technologist John Drumm. We cover UBI, job displacement, and even capital availability for small businesses within the country. Photo: Nic Low
Dec. 18, 2017 · 00:35:31
My goal of recording 100 episodes of SourceCast has been reached! My friends John, Nupur, and Kevin join me in celebrating this milestone and discuss how AI might impact their careers and how they... Podcast discussing large IT suppliers with a procurement focus and corporate career advice
Dec. 11, 2017 · 00:10:03
Amazon and Google got into a very public spat last week over Google’ decision to block YouTube on Amazon products. But this dispute goes so much deeper than YouTube and this episode covers all the long-simmering issues between the two companies. Photo: Solal Ohayon
Dec. 4, 2017 · 00:11:50
In last Friday’s Supplier Report, I presented an article covering a Microsoft employee moving to Google. That news made me recall another article documenting a large exodus of Microsoft employees over to Google during the last 4 years. This week’s podcast drills down into what those migrations mean for Google’s culture and long term health. […]
Nov. 27, 2017 · 00:13:51
The holidays have arrived and retail companies are trying to get into the black. The biggest retailer of them all, Amazon, hired over 100,000 people this fall season to ensure you get your packaged on time. What are the working conditions for that temporary work force? What are the working conditions for the people sitting […]
Nov. 20, 2017 · 00:12:26
Since it is a holiday week and IT news was not-so-warm-and-fuzzy, I decided to take a break from AI and cloud and go deep on the procurement of…turkey. Those birds have to get to your dining room somehow and this week we learn exactly how that happens. I am also pleased to say this week’s […]
Nov. 13, 2017 · 00:12:47
Google announced several partnerships over the last two weeks that seem to conflict with other relationships they, or the other suppliers, have with each other. This prompted me to look back at some of the strategic partnership announcements over the last few years to connect the dots and see how they worked out for all […]
Nov. 6, 2017
This week I follow the threads of months of “News That You Can Use” posts to weave together career advice for taking interviews, dealing with unusual interview questions and situations, and how to handle not getting the job. Photo: ORNELLA BINNI