SourceCast

SourceCast
By Joey Lombardi
About this podcast
A podcast discussing large IT suppliers with a procurement focus with occasional guests and career advice as well.
Latest episodes
Nov. 13, 2017
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
Oct. 30, 2017
Cisco purchased two companies last week and announced a strategic partnership with Google. Since I haven’t covered Cisco much on the blog and podcast, I deep dive into what the company has been doing and what they plan to do in the future. Photo: Anthony de Kroon
Oct. 23, 2017
This week I cover two major topics: First, the WiFi vulnerability that impacts almost every wireless internet device. For my main story, I revisit the Amazon in Philly thread from SourceCast Episode 87. It has been a month, analyst firms thinks the city might have a real shot at winning, but what does that mean […]
Oct. 16, 2017
On the October 13th Supplier Report, I pondered if Microsoft is becoming the new IBM. I am going deeper on the topic on this episode of SourceCast. I look at Microsoft’s recent success in cloud and their failures in mobile and other streaming services and try to find parallels to IBM’s current market condition. Photo: […]
Oct. 9, 2017
It feels like I report an Israeli technology company getting acquired every week. Thanks to a recent IBM purchase, I decided to go deep on why Israeli companies are a popular target for M&A activity. This episode of SourceCast used sound clips produced by Vice News, specifically this ViceLand episode. This material is being shared […]
Oct. 2, 2017
I have mentioned my disdain for Google’s chat client strategy on several episodes of SourceCast. This week I go deep on the topic, providing my thoughts on the current state of Google’s Allo and Duo products and use my transition to Slack to disprove that Google is a technological monopoly. Photo: Justin Main
Sept. 25, 2017
The Equifax hack dominated the news last week… so I am taking 10 minutes to fully understand how this impacts consumers, how badly Equifax handled the situation, and share some advice on what to do if your personal information was impacted by the hack (and it probably was). To freeze your credit, contact each of […]
Sept. 18, 2017
As Philadelphia loses a critical Microsoft incubator, will Amazon swoop in and make the city HQ2? This week I discuss my concerns about the city’s future and if Philly has a legitimate chance to woo a company that is literally changing how society functions. Photo: Jay Dantinne Update: Check out my exchange with Philadelphia Mayor […]
Sept. 11, 2017
Last week there was an interview with Arianna Huffington circulating through social media detailing how the HuffPo founder deals with email when she is away on vacation. Spoiler: They all get deleted. Having recently come back from vacation, I thought this was a good podcast topic to cover and I opened it up to my […]
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