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Structuring Technology Teams for Success, Innovation, and Competitive Advantage

  Boris Korenfeld is the vice president of R&D for Gett, an on-demand mobility solutions provider and the global leader in corporate ground travel. He recently participated in a TechDebate in Tel Aviv, Israel, where the panel discussed the merits of various organizational approaches for technology R&D teams. Fortunately, Boris and I had

September 5th, 2019|Events, Insights, TechDebates|

Agile, Security, & Compliance—Exploring the Tensions

  Can security, compliance, innovation, and Agile methodologies coexist? On September 17, 2019, in Austin, Texas, a TechDebate panel of Agile and technology experts will gather to address this question. To get a sneak preview, I had the chance to talk with one of our panelists, Will Simpson, founder and CEO of the

Agile Development Success Lies in Communication and Curiosity

  Peter Caron, Chief Product Officer at UBIX.AI, was one of the participating panelists in our July TechDebate discussing the challenges and merits of agile development. Peter has spent his career in product management, and much of this experience has been working on data science-driven products. I had the opportunity to talk with

Remote Development & Business Process Teams – Considerations for Success

  George Michelson is a software development and business process expert with Sphere. He has extensive experience managing both in-house and remote teams around the world. Earlier this year, George participated on a TechDebate panel discussing considerations for managing remote development and business process teams. Techdebates.org was about managing remote teams and I

Ruby or Golang. Which is Better?

It has often been said that you should never talk politics or religion with strangers. With developers, it is always risky to ask which programming language they prefer because you will get an earful. Risks aside, I had a great discussion with Alex Randa, one of Sphere’s amazing full stack developers about when you should

Artificial Intelligence Bias in Medicine: When Getting It Right Becomes Even More Important

  Lisa Falco is the Director of  Data Science at Ava AG, a San Francisco and Zurich based firm dedicated to using artificial intelligence (AI) to offer women insights about their fertility and reproductive health. Lisa will be speaking on March 28, 2019, Techdebates.org in Zurich discussing whether or not AI can be

Artificial Intelligence: Progress Brings New Ethical Challenges

  Nicolas Perony is the Co-founder and CTO of OTO, a startup based in San Francisco and Zurich. OTO’s mission is to allow computers to better understand human emotions by helping them to interpret the tremendous amount of information included within vocal intonation. Nicolas will be speaking at the March 28, 2019 Techdebates.org in Zurich

March 14th, 2019|Insights, TechDebates|