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Figuring IT Out: The People Behind IT — SolarWinds TechPod 056

IT pros juggle a lofty list of responsibilities. They’re tasked with navigating new technology, maintaining continuity for hybrid work environments, devising creative solutions, all while ensuring those they support are successful. In our day-to-day interactions, we often…

ITSM For More Than Just IT – SolarWinds TechPod 055

When you hear the term service desk, what generally comes to mind? Perhaps it’s to get a password reset, maybe ordering a new laptop, your run-of-the-mill asks for IT. Have you…

The Disappearing DBA: Embracing Automation to Advance Your Career — SolarWinds TechPod 054

A good DBA is hard to find. This is because a good DBA wears many hats, often equating to 3 – 4 full time jobs. How can this be achieved or sustained? The secret is automation, and automation…

How Military Service Prepares You for a Career in IT — SolarWinds TechPod 053

Being in IT as part of the armed services is a different type of work experience than the private sector, with military values, culture, and restrictions blending to create a unique type of IT experience.…

George Westerman | Building the Culture for Digital Transformation — SolarWinds TechPod 052

In this episode of TechPod, Head Geek™ Thomas LaRock sits down with George Westerman—senior lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management and principal research scientist at J-WEL Workforce Learning—to talk about the…

whurley | Quantum and Beyond — SolarWinds TechPod 051

William Hurley (or “whurley” as he prefers to be called) is a philanthropist, entrepreneur, and open source advocate, whose work at Apple, IBM, and in the area of quantum computing is world-renowned. Picking…

whurley | All Things Quantum — SolarWinds TechPod 050

William Hurley (or “whurley” as he prefers to be called) is a philanthropist, entrepreneur, and open-source advocate, who’s achieved what many geeks only dream of, including critically recognized work at Apple, IBM, and CERN. He’s started and sold…

The Disappearing DBA: Career Advice From a Data Janitor — SolarWinds TechPod 049

The DBA role is complex. Pitfalls exist everywhere you turn, and it can be difficult to survive and thrive. On this episode of TechPod, we’ll help accidental DBAs become a DBA survivors with career…

Lesley Carhart on Cybersecurity, IT Careers, and Service In and Out of the Military — SolarWinds TechPod 048

Lesley Carhart is recognized as one of the leading voices in digital forensics and cybersecurity. But her career began – and is still firmly rooted – with her service in the Guard and Reserves. She…

Tech Career Origin Stories — SolarWinds TechPod 047

The tech industry is booming, and there are many opportunities to transition from other career paths – or to change your path within tech. Join Head Geek Chrystal Taylor as she chats with…

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