Friday, October 1, 2010
TWIST # 14: Big IT and getting away from Command and Control
So we have another two-fer this time around. Matt talked with Mark Vasko and Alex Kell and it was an engaging conversation., The only issue was that the reception of the calls wasn’t equal, so you hear a distinct difference in the sounds of the interviewees this time around. You can hear them both well, though, so it’s not a big deal, IMO :).
Today's topic is in-house IT and testing staff that work with them. Both Mark and Alex work for large organizations (Progressive Auto Insurance and Turner Broadcasting systems), weach with farily massive IT departments and in house software development that needs testing. The topics range broadly, from absolutism in audits (and why none of the participants think it’s particularly helpful) to keying in on the metrics and measurements that really matter to stakeholders.
For those who want to check it out, here is Episode #14.
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