#7 – Women in technology

In this episode, Andy Kelk looks at diversity in technology companies – why it’s important and what organisations can do to get a more diverse workforce.

You can also read a transcript of episode 7.

Featuring contributions from:

cyanCyan Ta’eed
Cyan is co-founder and executive director of online marketplace Envato. Cyan is passionate about gender diversity in technology and encouraging diverse people to get interested in tech and start-ups.

 

Em Campbell-Prettyem
Em is one of the founding partners of Context Matters – a consultancy specialising in enterprise adoption of agile software practices. Em has previously worked as the General Manager for the Strategic Delivery group within Telstra’s BI Centre of Excellence.

 

Kerri Rusnak
Kerri is a leader in the technology and IT industry and works as the VP of Technology Operations with Home24 in Berlin. She has a wealth of experience in leadership, team performance and culture.

 

Steve Hardisty
Steve is director of engineering with Rocket Internet. As a developer and people leader, Steve has built a reputation as an innovative and transformational leader.

#6 – Innovation

In this episode, Andy Kelk looks at innovation – how are smart companies creating new ideas and getting everyone involved?

You can also read a transcript of episode 6.

Featuring contributions from:

Alex Stokes
Alex has over 17 years experience in IT software delivery and specialises in Agile adoption and organisational transformation. She has worked for Australia Post, AIA and ThoughtWorks. Alex is the founder of Agily – a consultancy with expertise in agile & lean approaches to software development.

 

Em Campbell-Prettyem
Em is one of the founding partners of Context Matters – a consultancy specialising in enterprise adoption of agile software practices. Em has previously worked as the General Manager for the Strategic Delivery group within Telstra’s BI Centre of Excellence.

 

Kerri Rusnak
Kerri is a leader in the technology and IT industry. Having worked as a Head of Technology for the REA Group in Melbourne, she has a wealth of experience in leadership, team performance and culture.

 

Mike Breeze
Mike is an iteration manager at the REA Group. He has previously worked for NAB, Shell and UBS. A software engineer by background, Mike’s passion is in building happy and successful teams. He is currently working in Xi’an, China.

 

Neil KillickNeil Killick
Neil is a program delivery manager at MYOB in Melbourne. Recognised as a leading voice in the agile development community and experienced at speaking at conferences across the world, Neil is a passionate advocate for systems thinking and working smarter.

 

Steve Hardisty
Steve is a senior engineering manager with the online marketplace Etsy. As a developer and people leader, Steve has built a reputation as an innovative and transformational leader.

#5 – Remote and distributed working

In this episode, Andy Kelk looks at remote and distributed working – do you need to be in the same room to succeed?

You can also read a transcript of episode 5.

Featuring contributions from:

Alex Stokes
Alex has over 17 years experience in IT software delivery and specialises in Agile adoption and organisational transformation. She has worked for Australia Post, AIA and ThoughtWorks. Alex is the founder of Agily – a consultancy with expertise in agile & lean approaches to software development.

 

Em Campbell-Prettyem
Em is one of the founding partners of Context Matters – a consultancy specialising in enterprise adoption of agile software practices. Em has previously worked as the General Manager for the Strategic Delivery group within Telstra’s BI Centre of Excellence.

 

Kerri Rusnak
Kerri is a leader in the technology and IT industry. Having worked as a Head of Technology for the REA Group in Melbourne, she has a wealth of experience in leadership, team performance and culture.

 

Mike Breeze
Mike is an iteration manager at the REA Group. He has previously worked for NAB, Shell and UBS. A software engineer by background, Mike’s passion is in building happy and successful teams. He is currently working in Xi’an, China.

 

Neil KillickNeil Killick
Neil is a program delivery manager at MYOB in Melbourne. Recognised as a leading voice in the agile development community and experienced at speaking at conferences across the world, Neil is a passionate advocate for systems thinking and working smarter.

 

Steve Hardisty
Steve is a senior engineering manager with the online marketplace Etsy. As a developer and people leader, Steve has built a reputation as an innovative and transformational leader.

#4 – Influencing

In this episode, Andy Kelk looks at influence – how to sell your idea.

You can also read a transcript of episode 4.

Featuring contributions from:

Em Campbell-Prettyem
Em is one of the founding partners of Context Matters – a consultancy specialising in enterprise adoption of agile software practices. Em has previously worked as the General Manager for the Strategic Delivery group within Telstra’s BI Centre of Excellence.

 

Kerri Rusnak
Kerri is a leader in the technology and IT industry. Having worked as a Head of Technology for the REA Group in Melbourne, she has a wealth of experience in leadership, team performance and culture.

 

Neil KillickNeil Killick
Neil is a program delivery manager at MYOB in Melbourne. Recognised as a leading voice in the agile development community and experienced at speaking at conferences across the world, Neil is a passionate advocate for systems thinking and working smarter.

 

Steve Hardisty
Steve is a senior engineering manager with the online marketplace Etsy. As a developer and people leader, Steve has built a reputation as an innovative and transformational leader.

#3 – Motivating your team

In this episode, Andy Kelk looks at motivation – how to get people engaged and pointing in the right direction.

You can also read a transcript of episode 3.

Featuring contributions from:

Alex Stokes
Alex has over 17 years experience in IT software delivery and specialises in Agile adoption and organisational transformation. She has worked for Australia Post, AIA and ThoughtWorks. Alex is the founder of Agily – a consultancy with expertise in agile & lean approaches to software development.

 

Kerri Rusnak
Kerri is a leader in the technology and IT industry. Having worked as a Head of Technology for the REA Group in Melbourne, she has a wealth of experience in leadership, team performance and culture.

 

Neil KillickNeil Killick
Neil is a program delivery manager at MYOB in Melbourne. Recognised as a leading voice in the agile development community and experienced at speaking at conferences across the world, Neil is a passionate advocate for systems thinking and working smarter.
Steve Hardisty
Steve is a senior engineering manager with the online marketplace Etsy. As a developer and people leader, Steve has built a reputation as an innovative and transformational leader.

#2 – Developing and growing talent

In this second episode, Andy Kelk looks at growing people – how to nurture learning and development in your organisation.

You can also read a transcript of episode 2.

Featuring contributions from:

Alex Stokes
Alex has over 17 years experience in IT software delivery and specialises in Agile adoption and organisational transformation. She has worked for Australia Post, AIA and ThoughtWorks. Alex is the founder of Agily – a consultancy with expertise in agile & lean approaches to software development.

 

Em Campbell-Prettyem
Em is one of the founding partners of Context Matters – a consultancy specialising in enterprise adoption of agile software practices. Em has previously worked as the General Manager for the Strategic Delivery group within Telstra’s BI Centre of Excellence.
Kerri Rusnak
Kerri is a leader in the technology and IT industry. Having worked as a Head of Technology for the REA Group in Melbourne, she has a wealth of experience in leadership, team performance and culture.

 

Steve Hardisty
Steve is a senior engineering manager with the online marketplace Etsy. As a developer and people leader, Steve has built a reputation as an innovative and transformational leader.

#1 – Creating and nurturing your culture

In the first episode of this new podcast, Andy Kelk looks at organisational culture – what it is, how you build it, how you mould it and how you preserve it.

You can also read a transcript of episode 1.

Featuring contributions from:

Alex Stokes
Alex has over 17 years experience in IT software delivery and specialises in Agile adoption and organisational transformation. She has worked for Australia Post, AIA and ThoughtWorks. Alex is the founder of Agily – a consultancy with expertise in agile & lean approaches to software development.

 

Kerri Rusnak
Kerri is a leader in the technology and IT industry. Having worked as a Head of Technology for the REA Group in Melbourne, she has a wealth of experience in leadership, team performance and culture.

 

Mike Breeze
Mike is an iteration manager at the REA Group. He has previously worked for NAB, Shell and UBS. A software engineer by background, Mike’s passion is in building happy and successful teams. He is currently working in Xi’an, China.

 

Steve Hardisty
Steve is a senior engineering manager with the online marketplace Etsy. As a developer and people leader, Steve has built a reputation as an innovative and transformational leader.