By D. A. Grier
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Technology. Organizations. Management. Society. This podcast looks at the interaction between technology and organizations, management and society, and tries to understand how these different entities interact. It helps you grasp how technology is advancing and how it is changing our social landscape. From the monthly essay in Computer Magazine.
||1707: Connecting to Nigeria - Errant Hashtag||Where do you look for the next high tech cluster? Why is harder to connect with potential areas of potential software industries that it should seem to be? In this episode, we look at the giant of Africa, Nigeria,||8/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||1706: International Connections - Errant Hashtag||Ok. Software is a global industry. But how did it get that way? And what role might the United Nations have had in its globalization. The story of IFIP in this “Global Code”. ||7/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||1705: The Russian Tragedy - Errant Hashtag||We can’t answer the question “Where is the Russian software industry going” without knowing where it has been. The story is not as simple as we might like – as any one might light. It has promise and problems,||6/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||1703: Digital Trade – Software & International Borders - Errant Hashtag||We have a global trade in software. How does software cross borders? How do you inspect something that is little more than 1’s and 0’s? With a lot of discussion and a lot of agreement. The framework for international digital trade. ||5/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||1702: The Right Tool – Certifying Programmers - Errant Hashtag||Is it a good idea to certify programmers? It depends. It depends on what you want to do. Minimize risk? Perhaps. In some cases, perhaps. To expand status? Doubtful. To build the profession? Almost certainly not. Yet,||4/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||1701: A New Name – Global Code - Errant Hashtag||What’s in a name? The IEEE asked that the podcast move in a new direction just as I was spending time in Germany studying the European approach to high technology. Tech is Tech, as we all know, but different people do different things with it.||3/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||1704: The Revolution of Industrie 4.0? - Errant Hashtag||Industrie 4.0. A mouvement that some, including the German government, represents a revolution that is as important to manufacturing as the original industrial revolution of the 18th century? Will it be a true revolution? Probably not?||3/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||16220: Fifteen years to Open Source? - Errant Hashtag||You can’t change something until you have a way to change it. For that simple reason, a fundamental principle of change management, it took fifteen years for the U. S. Government to embrace Open Source. How and why you get from nothing to something is||11/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||16210: I’m not a Computer Scientist, But…. - Errant Hashtag||Who is a programmer? Who can speak for software? What happens when you are not formally trained in software and don’t feel the need to get such training? The world seems to be filed with software experts, whose connection to software’s quite distant||10/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|