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Screaming in the Cloud
Handling Time-Series Data with Brian Mullen

Screaming in the Cloud

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 31:40


About BrianBrian is an accomplished dealmaker with experience ranging from developer platforms to mobile services. Before InfluxData, Brian led business development at Twilio. Joining at just thirty-five employees, he built over 150 partnerships globally from the company's infancy through its IPO in 2016. He led the company's international expansion, hiring its first teams in Europe, Asia, and Latin America. Prior to Twilio Brian was VP of Business Development at Clearwire and held management roles at Amp'd Mobile, Kivera, and PlaceWare.Links:InfluxData: https://www.influxdata.com TranscriptAnnouncer: Hello, and welcome to Screaming in the Cloud with your host, Chief Cloud Economist at The Duckbill Group, Corey Quinn. This weekly show features conversations with people doing interesting work in the world of cloud, thoughtful commentary on the state of the technical world, and ridiculous titles for which Corey refuses to apologize. This is Screaming in the Cloud.Corey: This episode is sponsored in part by my friends at ThinkstCanary. Most companies find out way too late that they've been breached. ThinksCanary changes this and I love how they do it. Deploy canaries and canary tokens in minutes and then forget about them. What's great is the attackers tip their hand by touching them, giving you one alert, when it matters. I use it myself and I only remember this when I get the weekly update with a “we're still here, so you're aware” from them. It's glorious! There is zero admin overhead  to this, there are effectively no false positives unless I do something foolish. Canaries are deployed and loved on all seven continents. You can check out what people are saying at canary.love. And, their Kub config canary token is new and completely free as well. You can do an awful lot without paying them a dime, which is one of the things I love about them. It is useful stuff and not an, “ohh, I wish I had money.” It is speculator! Take a look; that's canary.love because it's genuinely rare to find a security product that people talk about in terms of love. It really is a unique thing to see. Canary.love. Thank you to ThinkstCanary for their support of my ridiculous, ridiculous nonsense.   Corey: Writing ad copy to fit into a 30 second slot is hard, but if anyone can do it the folks at Quali can. Just like their Torque infrastructure automation platform can deliver complex application environments anytime, anywhere, in just seconds instead of hours, days or weeks. Visit Qtorque.io today and learn how you can spin up application environments in about the same amount of time it took you to listen to this ad.Corey: Welcome to Screaming in the Cloud. I'm Corey Quinn. This promoted guest episode is brought to us by our friends at InfluxData. And my guest is titled as the Chief Marketing Officer at InfluxData, and I don't even care because his bio has something absolutely fascinating that I want to address instead. Brian Mullen is an accomplished dealmaker is how the bio starts. And so many of us spend time negotiating deals, but so few people describe ourselves in that way. First, Brian, thank you for joining us. And secondly, what's up with that?Brian: [laugh]. Well, thanks, Corey, very excited to be here. And yes, dealmaker; I guess that would be apropos. How did I get into marketing? Well, a lot of my career is spent in business development, and so I think that's where the dealmaker part comes from.Several different roles, including my first role at Influx—when I joined Influx—was in business development and partnerships. And so, prior to coming to Influx, I spent many years building out the business development team at Twilio, growing that up, and we did a lot of deals with carriers, with Cloud partners, with all kinds of different partners; you name it, we worked with them. And then moving into Influx, joined in an BD capacity here and had a couple different roles that eventually evolved to Chief Marketing Officer. But  that's where the dealmaker comes from. I like to do deals, it's always nice to have one on the side   in whatever capacity you're working in, it's nice to have a deal or two working on the side. It kind of keeps you fresh.Corey: It's fun because people think, “Oh, a deal. You're thinking of mergers and acquisitions, and how hard could that be? You just show up with a bag of money and give it to people and then you have a deal closed.” And oh, if only it were that simple. Every client engagement we have on the consulting side has been a negotiation back and forth, and the idea is to ideally get everyone to the point where they're happy, but honestly, if everyone's slightly unhappy but can live with the result, we'll take that too.And as people go through their own careers it's, you're always trying to make a deal in some form: when you try to get a project approved, or you're trying to get resources thrown at something—by which I generally mean money, not people, though people, too—it's something that isn't necessarily clearly understood or discussed very often, despite the fact that half of what I do is negotiating with AWS on behalf of clients for better contractual terms. The thing that I think takes people by surprise the most is that dealmaking is almost never about pounding the table, being angry, and walking out, like you read the world's worst guide to buying a car or something. It's about finding the win for everyone. At least that's the way I've always approached it.Brian: That's a good point. And actually that wording that you described of finding a win for everybody, that's how I always thought about it. I think about it as first of all, you're trying to understand what the other party—and it could be an individual, it could be a company, it could be a group of companies, sometimes—you're trying to understand what their goals are, what their agenda is and see how that matches with your own; sometimes they're opposing, sometimes they're overlapping. And then everyone has to have some perceived win  in a deal. And it's not competitively; it's more like you just have to have value, that is kind of what the win is – having value in that deal.And so that's the way I always approached it. And doing deals, whether you're in BD or sales, or if you're working with vendors and you're in a different functional role, sometimes it's not even commercial, it's just about aligning resources, perhaps. Our deal might be that you and I are both going to put a collective effort into building something or taking something to market. In another scenario might be like, I'm going to pay for this service that you're delivering, or vice versa. Or we're going to go and bring two revenue-generating products together and take them to market. Whatever it might be, it doesn't matter so much what the mechanics are of the deal, but it's usually about aligning those agendas and in having someone get utility, get value on the other side.Corey: I think that people lose sight of the fact as well, that when you're talking about a service provider—and let's be clear, InfluxData has launched a cloud platform that we'll talk about in a minute—this is not the one-off transactional relationship; once the deal is signed, you've got to work with these people. When they host parts of your production infrastructure, whether you want to admit it or not they're your partner more so than they are your vendor. It has to be an ongoing relationship that people are, if they at least aren't thrilled with it, can at least be happy enough to live with, otherwise it just winds up with this growing sense of resentment and it just sort of leads nowhere.Brian: Yeah, there really is no deal moment. Yes, people sign agreements with companies, but that's just the very beginning. Your relationship evolves from there. We're delivering a product, we're delivering this platform that handles time-series data to our customers, and we're asking them to trust us with their product that they're taking out to market. They're asking us to handle their data and to deliver service to them that they're turning into their production applications. And so it's a big responsibility. And so we care about the relationship with our customers to continue that.Corey: So, I first really became aware of time-series data a few years back during a re:Invent keynote when they pre-announced Timestream, which took entirely too long to come to market. Okay, great. So, you're talking about time-series data. Can you explain what that means in simple terms? And I learned over the next eight minutes that they were talking about it, that no, no, they couldn't. I wound up more confused by the end of the announcement than I was at the beginning.So, assuming that I have the same respect for databases as you would expect for someone whose favorite data store is Route 53—because you can misuse it as a beautiful database—what is time-series data and why does it matter in 2021?Brian: Sure, it's a good question. And I was there in that audience as well that day. So, we think of time-series data as really any type of data that's stamped in time, in some way. It could be every hour, every minute, every second, every half second, whatever. But more specifically, it's any type of data that is generated by some source—and that could be a sensor sources within systems or an actual application—and these things change over time, and then therefore, stamped in time in some way.They can come at different frequencies, like I said, from nanoseconds to seconds, or minutes and hours, but the most important thing is that they usually trigger a workflow, trigger some sort of action. And so that's really what our platform is about. It allows people to handle this type of data and then work with it from there in their applications, trigger new workflows, et cetera. Because the historical context of what happens is super important.And when we talk about sources, it could be really many things. It could be in physical spaces, and we have a lot of IoT types of customers and use cases. And those are things like devices and sensors on the factory floor, out in the field, it's on a vehicle. It's even in space, believe it or not. There are customers that are using us on satellites.And then it can also be sources from within software, applications, and infrastructure, things like VMs, and containers, and microservices, all emitting time-series data. And it could be applications like crypto, or financial, or stock market, agricultural type of applications that are themselves as applications emitting data. So, you think about all these sources that are out there from the physical world to the virtual world, and they're all generating time-series data, and our platform is really specially designed to handle that kind of data. And we can get into some details of what exactly that means, but that's really why we're here. That's what time-series is all about.Corey: And this is the inherent challenge I think we're seeing across the entire industry slash ecosystem. I mean, this is airing during re:Invent week, but at the time we are recording this, we have not yet seen the Tuesday keynote that Adam Selipsky will take to the stage, and no doubt, render the stat I'm about to throw at you completely obsolete. But depending on how you count them, there's somewhere between 13 and 15 managed database or database-like services today that AWS offers. And they never turn things off and they're always releasing new things, supposedly on behalf of customers; in practice because someone somewhere wants to get promoted by launching a new service; good for them. Godspeed.If we look into the uncertain future, at some point, someone's job is going to be disambiguating between the 40 different managed database services that AWS offers and picking the one that works. What differentiates time-series from—let's just start with an easy one—something like MySQL or Postgres—or ‘Postgres-squeal' is how I insist on pronouncing that one. Let's stay away from things like Neptune because no one knows what a social graph database is and I assure you, you almost certainly don't need one. Where does something like Influx work in a way that, “Huh. Running this on MySQL is really starting to suck.”Brian: When and why is it time to consider a specialized tool. And in fact, that's actually what we see a lot with our customers is coming to us around that time when a time-series is a problem to solve for them is reaching the point where they really need a specialized tool that's kind of built for that. And so one way to look at that is really just to think about time-series in general as a type of data. It's rapidly rising. It's the fastest growing data category out there right now.And the reason for that is it's being driven by two big macro trends. One is the explosion of all these applications and services running in the cloud. They're expanding horizontally, they're running in more regions, they're in many cases running on multiple clouds, and so it's just getting big—the workloads are getting bigger and bigger. And those are emitting time-series data. And then simultaneously, you have this  growth of all these devices and sensors that are coming online out in the real world: batteries, and temperature gauges, and all kinds of stuff, both new and old, that is coming online, and those sources are generating a lot of time-series data.So typically, we're in a moment now, where a lot of developers are faced with this massive growth of time-series data. And if you think about some data set that you have, that you're putting into some kind of traditional database, now add the component of time as a multiplier by all the data you have. Instead of that one data, that one metric, you're now looking at doing that every one second in perpetuity. And so it's just an order of magnitude more data that you're dealing with. And then you also have this notion of—when you have that magnitude of data, you have fidelity, you're taking a lot of it in at the same time, I mean, very quickly, so you have  batch or stream data coming in at super high volume, and you may need that for a few minutes or a few hours or days, but maybe you don't need it for months and years.And so you'd maybe dropped down to kind of a lower fidelity for the longer-term. But you really have this  toggling back and forth of the high fidelity and low fidelity, all coming at you at pretty high volume. And so typically what happens is, is when the workloads get big enough, the legacy tools, they're just not equipped to do it. And a developer—if they have a small set of time-series they're dealing with, what is the first thing they're going to do? They're going to look around and be like, “Hey, what do I have here? Oh, I've got Mongo over here. I've got Splunk, or I've got this old relational database, I can put it in.”And that's typically what they'll do, and that works fine until it doesn't. And then that's when they come around looking for a specialized tool. So, we really sit in Influx and, frankly, other time-series products really do sit at that point where people are considering a specialized tool just because the workload has gotten such that it requires that.Corey: Yeah. Taking a look at most of the offerings in the space; anything that winds up charging anything more than a very tiny fraction of a penny—from what you're describing—is going to quickly become non-economical, where it's, “Oh, we're going to charge you”—like using S3: every, I think, 1000 writes cost a penny—“Oh, we're just going to use S3 for this.” Well, at some of these data volumes, that means that your request charge on S3 is very quickly going to become the largest single line item in your bill, which is nothing short of impressive in a lot of cases, but it also probably means that you've taken a very specific tool—like an iPad—and tried to use it as something else—like a hammer—and no one's particularly happy with that outcome.Brian: Yeah. First of all, having usage-based pricing is really important. We think about it as allowing people to have the full version of the product without a major commitment, and be using it in test scenarios and then later in the very early production scenarios. But as a principle, it's important for people that just signed up two hours ago using your product are basically using the same full product that the biggest customers that you have are using that are paying many, many thousands or tens of thousands per month. And so the way to do that is to offer usage-based pricing and not force people to commit to something before they're ready to do it.And so there's ways to unlock lower pricing, and we, like a lot of companies, offer annual pricing and we have a sales team that worked with folks to basically draw down their unit costs on the use of the platform once they kind of get comfortable with their workload. So, there's definitely avenues to get lower price, and we're believers in that. And we also want to, from a product development perspective, try to make the product more efficient. And so we basically are trying to drive down the costs through efficiencies in the product: make it run faster, make queries take less time, and also ship products on top of it that require developers to write less code themselves, kind of, do more of the work for them.Corey: One of the things I find particularly compelling about what you've done is it is an open-source project. If I want to go ahead and run some time-series experiments myself, I can spin it up anywhere I want and run it however I see fit. Now, at some point, if I'm doing this for anything more than, “Oh, let's see how I can misuse this today,” I probably want to at least consider letting someone who's better at running these things than I am take it over. And as I'm looking through your customer list, the thing that strikes me is how none of these things are quite like the other. We're talking about companies like Hulu is probably not using it the same way as Capital One is, at least I certainly hope not. You have Texas Instruments; you also have Adobe. And it sort of runs an entire gamut of none of these companies quite look alike; I have to imagine their use cases are also somewhat varied, too.Brian: Yeah, that's right. And we really do see as a platform, and with time-series being the common problem that people are looking to solve, we see this pretty broad set of use cases and customer types. And we have some more traditional customers like the Cisco's and the IBM's of the world, and then some  relatively new folks like Tesla and Hulu and others that are a little bit more recent. But they're all trying to solve the same fundamental problem with time-series, which is “How can I handle it in an efficient way and make use of it meaningfully in my applications and services?”And we were talking earlier about having some sources of time-series data being in, kind of a virtual space, like in infrastructure and software, and then some being in physical space, like in devices and sensors out in the real world. So, we have breadth in that way, too. We have folks who are building big software observability infrastructure solutions on us, and we also have people that are pulling data off of the devices on a solar panel that's sitting on a house in the emerging world, right? So, you have basically these two far ends of the spectrum, but all using this specialized tool to handle the time-series data that they're generating.Corey: It seems to me that for most of these use cases and the way you describe it, it's more about the overall shape of the data when we're talking about time-series more so than it is any particular data point in isolation. Is that accurate, or are there cases where that is very much not the case?Brian: I think that's accurate. What people are mostly trying to understand is context for what's happening. And so it's not necessarily—to your point—not searching for one specific data point or moment, but it's really understanding context for some general state that has changed or some trend that has emerged, whatever that might be, and then making sense of that, and then taking action on that. And taking an action could mean a couple of different things, too. It could be in an observability sense, where somebody in  an operator type of mode where they're looking at dashboards and paying attention to  infrastructure that's running and then need to take some sort of action based on that. It also, in many cases, is automated in some way: it's either some series of automated responses to some state that is reached that is visible in the data, or is actually kicking off some new series of tasks or actions inside of an application based on what is occurring and shown by the time-series data.Corey: You know what doesn't add to your AWS bill? Free developer security from Snyk. Snyk is a frictionless security platform that meets developers where they are, finding and fixing vulnerabilities right from the CLI, IDEs, repos, and pipelines. And Snyk integrates seamlessly with AWS offerings like CodePipeline, EKS, ECR, and oh so much more.Secure with Snyk and save some loot. Learn more at snyk.io/scream. That's S-N-Y-K-dot-I-O/screamCorey: So, we've talked about, you have an open-source product, which is the sort of thing that most people listening to this should have a vague idea of, “Oh, that means I can go on GitHub and download it and start using it, if it's not already in my package manager.” Great. You also have the enterprise offering, which is more or less, I presume, a supported distribution of this—for lack of a better term—that you then wind up providing blessed configurations thereof and helping run support for that—for companies that want to run it on-prem. Is that directionally accurate, or am I grossly mischaracterizing [laugh] what your enterprise offering is?Brian: Directionally accurate, of course. You could have a great job in marketing. I really think you could.Corey: Oh, you know, I would argue, on some level, I probably do. The challenge I have is that I keep conflating marketing with spectacle and that leads down to really unfortunate, weird places. But one additional area, which is relatively recent since the last time I spoke with Paul—one of the cofounders of your company—on this show is InfluxDB Cloud, which is one of those, “Oh, let me see if I look—if I'm right.” And sure enough, yeah, you wind up managing the infrastructure for us and it becomes a pay-per consumption model the way that most cloud service providers do, without the really obnoxious hidden 15 levels of billing dimensions.Brian: Yes, we are trying to bring the transparency back. But yes, you're correct. We have open-source and we have—it's very popular—we have over 500,000-plus instances of that deployed globally today in the community. And that's typically very common for developers to get started using the open-source, easily recognizable, it's been out for a long time, and so many people start the journey there.And then we have InfluxDB Enterprise, which it's actually a clustered version of InfluxDB open-source. So, it allows you to basically handle in an environment that you want to manage yourself, you manage a cluster and scale it out and handle ever-increasing workloads and have things like redundancy and replication, et cetera. But that's really specifically for people who want to deploy and operate the software themselves, which is a good set of people; we have a lot of folks who have done that. But one of the areas that's a little bit more recent is InfluxDB Cloud, which is really, for folks who don't want to have anything to do with the management; they really just want to use it as a service, send their data in—Corey: Yeah, give me an API endpoint, and I want you to worry about the care, and the feeding, and the waking up at two in the morning when a disk starts filling up. Yeah, that is the best kind of problem from my perspective: someone else's.Brian: Exactly. That's our job. And increasingly, we've seen folks gravitate to that. We've got a lot of folks have signed up on this product since it launched in 2019, and it's really increasingly where they begin their journey, maybe not even going to the open-source just going directly to this because it's relatively simple to get started.It's priced based on usage. People pay for three vectors: they have the amount of data in; they have number of queries made against the platform; and then storage, how much data you have and for how long. And depending on the use case, some people keep it around for relatively short time, like a few days or a couple of weeks. Other folks have it for many, many months and potentially years in some places. So, you really have that option.But I would say the three products are really about how you want to run it. Do you care about running the, kind of, underlying infrastructure and managing it or do you just want to hit an endpoint, as you said.Corey: You launched this, I want to say in 2019, which feels about directionally right. And I know it was after Timestream was announced, so I just want to say first, how kind and selfless it was of you to validate AWS's market, which is, you know how they always like to clarify and define what they're doing when they decide to enter every single market anywhere to compete with everyone. It turns out, I don't get the sense that they like it quite [laugh] as much being on the other side of that particular divide, but that's the best kind of problem, too: again, someone else's.Brian: Yeah, I think that's really true.Corey: The challenge that I have is that it seems like a weird direction to go in as a company, though it is clearly based upon a number of press releases you have made about the success and market traction that you found, it feels, on some level, like it is falling into an older version of an open-source trap of assuming that, “Well, we wrote the software therefore we are the best people you could pick to run it.” That was what a lot of companies did; it turns out that AWS has this operational excellence, as they call it, and what the rest of us call burning through people and making them wake up in the middle of the night to fix things before it becomes customer-visible. But from the outside, there's no difference. It seems, however, that you have built something that is clearly resonating, and in a big way, in a way that—I've got to be direct with you—the AWS time-series service that they are offering has not been finding success.Brian: Thank you for saying that, and we feel pretty excited about the success we've had even being in the same market as Amazon. And Amazon does a phenomenal job at running products at scale, and the breadth that they have in their product lineup is pretty impressive, especially when they roll out new stuff at AWS re:Invent every year. But we've been able to find some pretty good success with our approach, and it's based on a couple of things. So, one is being the company that actually develops and still deploys the open-source is really important. People gravitate to that.Our roots as a company are open-source, we've been a part of and fostered this community over many, many years, and there's a certain trust in the direction that we're taking the company. And Paul, our founder who you mentioned, he's been front and center with that community, pretty deeply engaged for many, many years. I think that carries a lot of weight. At least that's the way we think about it. But then as far as commercial products go, we really think about it as going to where our customers are, going to where developers are. And that could mean the language that they prefer, the language of preference for them. And that could [crosstalk 00:22:25]—Corey: Oh, and it's very clear; it seems that most database companies that I talk to—again, without naming names—tend to focus on the top-down sale, but I've never worked in an environment where the database that will be used was dictated by anyone other than the application developers who are the closest to the technical requirements for the workload. I've never understood this model of, “Oh, we're going to talk to the C suite because we believe that they're going to pick a database vendor based upon who has box seats this season.” I've never gotten that and that probably means I'm a terrible enterprise marketer, on some level. But unlike almost every other player in the database space, I've never struggled to understand what the hell your messaging has meant, other than the technical bits that I just don't have quite enough neurons to bang together to create sparks to fully understand. It is very clearly targeted at a builder rather than someone who's more or less spending their entire life in meetings. Which, oh, God, that's me.Brian: [laugh]. Yes, it's very much the case. We are focused on the developer. And that developer is a builder of an application or service that is seeing the light of day, it's going out and being used by their own end-users and end-customers.And so we care about going to where those developers are, and that could mean going and making your product easily used in the language and tool that customer cares about. So, if you're a Python developer, it's important for us to have tools and make it easy for Python developers. We have client libraries for Python, for example. It also means going to the cloud where your customers are. And this is something that differentiates us as well, when you start looking at what the other cloud providers are offering, in that data—like it or not—has gravity. And so somebody that has built their whole stack on AWS and sure they care about using a service that is going to receive their data, and that also being in AWS, but—Corey: It has to live where the customers are, especially with data egress charges being what they are, too.Brian: Exactly.Corey: And data gravity is real. The cloud provider people pick is the one where their data lives because of that particular inflection in the market.Brian: Absolutely true. And so that's great if you're only going after people who are on AWS, but what about Google Cloud and what about Microsoft Azure? There are a lot of developers that are building on those platforms as well, and that's one of the reasons we want to go there as well. So, InfluxDB Cloud is a multi-cloud offering, and it's equal experience and capability and pricing on each of the three major clouds. You can buy directly from us; you can put it on any of your cloud bills in one of those marketplaces, and to us that's like a really, really fundamental point is to bring your product and make it as easy to use on those platforms and in those languages, and in those realms and use cases where people are already working.Corey: I'm a big believer in multi-cloud for the use case you just defined. Because I know I'm going to get letters if I don't say this based upon my public multi-cloud is a dumb default worst practice for most folks—because it is, on a workload-by-workload basis—but you're building a service that has to be close to where your customers are and for that specific thing, yeah, it makes an awful lot of sense for you to have a presence across all the different providers. Now, here's the $64,000 question for you: is the experience as an InfluxDB Cloud customer meaningfully different between different providers?Brian: It's not. We actually pride ourselves on it being the same. Using InfluxDB, you sign up for InfluxDB Cloud, you come in, you set up your account, create your organization, and then you choose which underlying cloud provider you want your account to be provisioned in. And so it actually comes as a secondary choice; it's not something that is gated in the beginning, and that allows us to deliver a uniform experience across the board. And you may in a future use case, maybe somebody wants to have part of what they're building data living in AWS and maybe part of it living in Azure, I mean, that could be a scenario as well.However, typically what we've seen—and you've probably seen this as well—is  most developers are—and organizations—are building mostly on one cloud. I don't see a lot of  multi-cloud in that organization. But we ourselves need to be multi-cloud in order to go to where those people are working. And so that's the distinction. It's for us as a company that delivers product to those people, it's important for us to go where they are, whereas they themselves are not necessarily running on all three cloud products; they're probably running on one platform.Corey: Yeah. On a workload-by-workload basis, that's what generally makes sense. Anytime you have someone who has a particular workload that needs to be in multiple providers, okay, great, you're going to put that out there, but their backend systems, their billing, their marketing, all the rest, is not going to go down that path for a variety of excellent reasons, mostly that it is a colossal pain, and a bunch of, more or less, solving the same problems over and over, rather than the whole point of cloud being to make it someone else's. I want to thank you for taking so much time to speak to me about how you're viewing the evolution of the market, how you're seeing your move into cloud, and how you're effectively targeting folks who can actually care about the implementation details of a database rather than, honestly, suits. If people want to learn more, where can they find you?Brian: They can go to our website; it's the easiest place to go. So, influxdata.com. You can read all about InfluxDB, it's a pretty easy sign up to get underway. So, I recommend that people get their hands dirty with the product. That's the easiest way to understand what it's all about.Corey: And if you do end up doing that, please tell them I sent you because the involuntary flinch whenever people mention my name to vendors is one of my favorite parts of being me. Brian, thank you so much for being so generous with your time. I appreciate it.Brian: Thanks so much for having us on. It was great.Corey: Brian Mullen, Chief Marketing Officer—and dealmaker—at InfluxData. I'm Cloud Economist Corey Quinn, and this is Screaming in the Cloud. If you've enjoyed this podcast, please leave a five-star review on your podcast platform of choice, whereas if you've hated this podcast, please leave a five-star review on your podcast platform of choice along with a long, angry comment telling me that you work on the Timestream service team, and your product is the best. It's found huge success, but I've just never met any of your customers and I can't because they all live in Canada.Corey: If your AWS bill keeps rising and your blood pressure is doing the same, then you need The Duckbill Group. We help companies fix their AWS bill by making it smaller and less horrifying. The Duckbill Group works for you, not AWS. We tailor recommendations to your business and we get to the point. Visit duckbillgroup.com to get started.Announcer: This has been a HumblePod production. 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Care More Be Better: Social Impact, Sustainability + Regeneration Now
Slow The Spread With UVC Light, featuring Grant Morgan, Founder & CEO of R-Zero

Care More Be Better: Social Impact, Sustainability + Regeneration Now

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 52:15


In this interview with Grant Morgan, we learn how the technology of UVC Light has the power to stop COVID-19 in its tracks, which is especially critical as we head indoors and gather for the holiday season. They dig into how the company was founded, and cover topics including Grant's literal “lightbulb moment”, the reality of UVC as a greener option to disinfect than harsh chemicals like bleach, the true cost of sick days, and why taking risks is the ONLY thing that makes sense when lives are on the line. The social impact of his work, and that of R-Zero cannot be understated. This is the biosafety solution for the modern era. Here are the highlights:

Unthinkable with Jay Acunzo

What does it look like when an organization, project, or individual's work resonates so deeply that they have passionate fans and loyal followers who declare them a favorite? This week we start in the sometimes bland, boring space of team training software and follow the story of a surprisingly dynamic, brilliant and captivating idea from 360Learning -- an original series called Onboarding Joei. This short docuseries follows Joei Chan, a new employee, as she navigates her first 3 months on the job. The docuseries has become a phenomenon for the brand, earning Joei Chan devout fans and 360Learning followers, viewers, and customers that feel connected to the show and compamy. Highly personal and transparent, the show proves that when a company does something risky, sometimes the reward is more than they'd ever expect. The most important theme through it all? The audience consistently reacting with a very emotional, very rare comment: "I feel seen." SHARE THE SHOW:Help others find Unthinkable in their favorite podcast player by sharing this link: https://pod.link/jaySUBSCRIBE TO THE NEWSLETTER:https://jayacunzo.com/newsletterEvery Friday, I send a new idea, story, or framework for crafting more resonant work to thousands of subscribers, ranging from entrepreneurs, freelancers, and independent creators, to marketers and leaders at brands like Adobe, Red Bull, Shopify, Salesforce, the BBC, Wistia, HubSpot, Drift, ProfitWell, a16z, and the New York Times.VOICES IN THIS EPISODE:Joei Chan: Content Director for 360 Learning and star of Onboarding Joei (available to watch at https://360learning.com/studio/onboarding-joei/) SPONSOR: THE JUICEDiscover the world's best and brightest thinking and resources for sales and marketing pros on The Juice. They're like the Spotify of B2B, with content playlists and suggestions based on your job title and level. Avoid the endless lead-gen forms, skip all the system-gamers found via Google searches, and browse the most useful and transformative ideas affecting your work, for free.Learn more at https://thejuicehq.comCONNECT WITH US ELSEWHERE:- Twitter: https://twitter.com/jayacunzo and https://twitter.com/UnthinkableShow- Instagram: https://instagram.com/jacunzo- LinkedIn: https://linkedin.com/in/jayacunzo- Email: jay@unthinkablemedia.comPRODUCTION:- Creator, host, writer, and editor: Jay Acunzo - https://jayacunzo.com- Producer and researcher: Ilana Nevins - https://www.ilananevins.comABOUT THE SHOW:Unthinkable is a storytelling podcast about creative people who break from conventional thinking to make what matters most. We're traveling the business world to learn how to create work that resonates — with powerful stories from makers, marketers, and leaders like the CEOs of Zoom and Patreon, execs from Adobe and Disney, and creators like writer Tim Urban, comedian Sarah Cooper, and photographer Chase Jarvis. From artisans to entrepreneurs, writers, designers, podcasters, video creators, and all the weird and wonderful nooks of the working world, we're meeting inspiring people to learn what we can do to resonate more deeply with the work we create.Listeners have called the show “This American Life for my work” with stories “as captivating as some of the best, like Malcolm Gladwell and Dan Carlin.”Thanks for listening and supporting Unthinkable!

Beating The Drum
The Importance of Showcasing Your Customer’s Customer with Daryl Stickley

Beating The Drum

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021 30:08


Daryl Stickley is the Founder of Rich Interactive, a corporate storytelling and customer advocacy agency that has worked with global brands like Microsoft, Adobe and Accenture. Something he said early in our conversation really resonated with me, which is that it's easy for organizations to get tunnel vision around their value proposition, when it's really...

The Paychex Business Series Podcast with Gene Marks - Coronavirus
Mastering E-Commerce Challenges Emerging from the Pandemic

The Paychex Business Series Podcast with Gene Marks - Coronavirus

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021 22:48


During the pandemic, online shopping skyrocketed, straining the bounds of e-commerce scale and service capabilities. As we emerge from the pandemic, supply chain shortages further frustrate customers and businesses awaiting delivery of goods. However, Vivek Pandya, senior digital insights manager at Adobe, shares analysis on the e-commerce trends showing remarkable growth, and the opportunities for small businesses to leverage big-box pressure points to service and attract customers. Topics include: 3:02 - How Adobe aggregates data to analyze trends 5:14 - What the out-of-stock notification rate reveals 8:01 - Consumer perspectives on product availability 12:35 - Shortage impacts in electronics 14:04 - Buy Now, Pay Later: origins and innovations 16:40 - Increases in curbside pickup with online orders 18:46 - Advantages of early discounts for small businesses 19:22 - Spending forecast for this holiday season Resources: If your small business does not yet have an online presence, learn how to get started at www.paychex.com/articles/management/how-to-put-a-business-online. Selling to customers out-of-state? Find out if you are required to collect online sales tax at www.paychex.com/articles/compliance/supreme-court-ruling-online-sales-tax. Have an idea for a show topic or guest? Submit your suggestions to: http://payx.me/thrivetopics. DISCLAIMER: The information presented in this podcast, and that is further provided by the presenter, should not be considered legal or accounting advice, and should not substitute for legal, accounting, or other professional advice in which the facts and circumstances may warrant. We encourage you to consult legal counsel as it pertains to your own unique situation(s) and/or with any specific legal questions you may have.

mixxio — podcast diario de tecnología
Ahí me voy otra vez, ahí te dejo Twitter

mixxio — podcast diario de tecnología

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 16:54


Jack Dorsey dimite / Diáspora india asalta Silicon Valley / Driver USB para Windows 3.1 / Pasaportes COVID falsos en Telegram / Cae satélite Starlink Patrocinador: Esta Navidad protege los ordenadores de tus seres queridos con menos habilidades informáticas instalándoles el antivirus de nueva generación de Panda Security https://www.pandasecurity.com/es/, un Brand Watchguard. Cuesta muy poco asegurarte de que siempre tienen navegación web segura, sistemas anti-physing, sistemas anti-ransomware y mucho más. Jack Dorsey dimite / Diáspora india asalta Silicon Valley / Driver USB para Windows 3.1 / Pasaportes COVID falsos en Telegram / Cae satélite Starlink

Ping - The Enemy
Xbox Series S é campeão da Black Friday nos EUA

Ping - The Enemy

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 35:47


O console mais popular da Black Friday nos Estados Unidos não foi o PlayStation 5 e não foi o Switch OLED e sim o Xbox Series S. As informações vieram de um levantamento do índice de economia digital da Adobe e mostram uma coisa bem interessante: os demais consoles e até o outro modelo Series X continuam muito buscados, mas é justamente a falta de oferta em unidades que colocou o Series S em destaque. Nesta edição do Ping, PH Lutti Lippe e Guilherme Dias discutem essa e outras notícias como a 343 reconhece os problemas da progressão multiplayer de Halo Infinite, um MMO da Marvel está em desenvolvimento e muito mais! Aproveite a entrega mais rápida do Brasil, com Mercado Livre: https://pmstrk.mercadolivre.com.br/jm/PmsTrk?go=https://www.mercadolivre.com.br/ofertas/ccxp&tool=16 * Teste realizado por empresa independente para comprovar o prazo de entrega dos principais e-commerces. O teste realizou a entrega de 3 diferentes categorias de produtos (televisor, suplemento alimentar e vestuário) nos 26 Estados do país + DF, em 42 municípios, incluindo as capitais de cada Estado, sendo uma média de 15,85 entregas por município, representando um total de 666 entregas realizadas entre o período de 06/02/2021 a 27/03/2021.

The Brave Marketer
The Decentralized Revolution and the Emergence of NFTs

The Brave Marketer

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 22:41


Jeremy Epstein, CMO at Gtmhub, shares how he's shaping the future of work by empowering companies to measure performance based on target outcomes (OKR method). He also dives deep into how the decentralized revolution and emergence of NFTs is impacting brands and marketers by shifting the power back to communities.  In this episode we also discuss: Considerations for NFT marketing and the utilization of decentralized technologies  Identifying and listening to your brand champions to create community Examples of how Dapper Labs delivers blockchain-based experiences and NFT digital collectibles via Crypto Kitties and collaborations with the NBA and Dr. Seuss How email marketing has changed and what it takes to be successful Guest Bio: Jeremy Epstein is the Chief Marketing Officer at Gtmhub, the world's leading SaaS provider enabling the OKR (Objectives and Key Results) goal-setting methodology. In December 2020, Gtmhub raised the largest Series B round in the history of the category ($30 million) and serves global brands like Société Générale, CNN, Adobe, Red Hat, and TomTom. Prior to Gtmhub, Jeremy was the VP/Marketing at Sprinklr which grew from a $20 million valuation and 30 people to $1.8 billion valuation and 1400 people during his 4-year tenure. Concurrently, Jeremy serves as the co-Chief Investment Officer of the Crypto Futura Fund, a thesis-driven hedge fund that identifies undervalued, high potential blockchain-based tokens in the emerging crypto asset class. The Fund returned 90% in 2020. ----------------------------------------------------------------------- About this Show: Brave is at the forefront of a new online privacy frontier and has unique insight into the future of marketing and advertising in a cookieless world. If you're an agency, brand marketer or entrepreneur challenged by the changes in ethical advertising, consumer privacy and buyer expectations, this podcast will provide a backstage view of how influential marketers at top brands and agencies are responding to what's next. Music by: Ari Dvorin Hosted by: Donny Dvorin

Wavebreak Podcast: Grow Your Shopify Store
Top Growth Mistakes To Avoid in 2022 For DTC Brands

Wavebreak Podcast: Grow Your Shopify Store

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 42:41


Our guest today is Founder and President of a conversion rate optimization agency responsible for serving massive brands, like Nike, Xerox, and Adobe.Jon MacDonald joins the Wavebreak Podcast to share everything he's learned about growth while running a conversion rate optimization agency for 12 years, and how much of that will matter during unprecedented times in 2022.In this episode you'll learn:The highest frequency conversion rate killers that Jon and his team consistently find when tearing down a new client's ecommerce website. Why tactics are more relevant than you think, but still take a backseat to core tenants and philosophies.How prioritizing user experience could lead to more unexpected growth than chasing the latest trends and tools.Jon MacDonald is Founder and President of The Good, a conversion rate optimization firm turning browsers into buyers for some of the world's largest brands.Join Our Private Email ListOur industry-leading DTC newsletter is trusted by ecommerce and marketing leaders at top brands like Goop, Skims, Cartier, Walmart, and thousands more.Click here to sign up ->Links MentionedThe GoodOpting In To OptimizationLearn more about Wavebreak: the email & CRM agency for high-growth DTC brandsSponsored by KlaviyoKlaviyo — Over 265,000 innovative brands are growing their businesses by listening and understanding to cues from their customers--easily turning that information into valuable marketing messages used to build highly segmented, automated email & SMS campaigns, such as win back campaigns or abandoned cart recovery and more.

SaaS District
Inside Balsamiq: How To Resist "Feature Creep" + Better Project Management and Prioritization with Peldi Guilizzoni # 154

SaaS District

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 33:06


Peldi Guilizzoni is the Founder and CEO of Balsamiq, a fully bootstrapped company focused on wireframing UI/UX. After studying  Computer Science in Italy he moved to San Francisco, where he worked for a couple of years. Through his experience at Adobe systems as an Engineering Lead, he discovered an opportunity to develop a tool that could make everyone more productive and help them do a better job, something he describes as a “no going back technology”. After a series of events that led to quitting his job at Adobe and focusing on his project, he decided to go back to Italy and found his successful company. Peldi first joined us on SaaS District where he shared his full background and story on episode 18 of SaaS District. During this interview we cover: 00:00 - CoffeePals.co The Best Way To Get Your Teams Talking 00:53 - Intro 02:30 - Product Management Priority Techniques 07:35 - The Product's Mid Life 11:51 - Development Periods While Releasing a SaaS 14:49 - The Mistake of Having Too Many Around Features 19:04 - Best Practices To Avoid Feature Creep 23:51 - Balsamiq's Growth Philosophy 27:05 - Peldi's Favorite Hobby That Gets Him Into A Flow State 27:45 - Something People Usually Learn Only After It is Too Late 28:19 - What Motivates You to Keep Working Hard 29:30 - Why Do You Name Your Dog Lucy And What's Her Favorite Meal 30:20 - What's The Best Trick Lucy Has Taught You? 31:15 - What Business Peldi Would Start From Scratch Today Get in Touch With Peldi https://twitter.com/peldi (Peldi's Twitter) https://www.linkedin.com/in/peldi/ (Peldi's LinkedIn) Previous Episodes With Peldi Guilizzoni https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lRRfrxjzp78 (Sticking to Your Values When Building your StartUp) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rUq2pa0iXno (How to Compete As a Bootstrapped Company Vs. VC Funded Competitors) Tag Us & Follow: https://www.facebook.com/SaaSDistrictPodcast/ (Facebook) https://www.linkedin.com/company/horizen-capital (LinkedIn) https://www.instagram.com/saasdistrict/ (Instagram) More About Akeel: https://twitter.com/AkeelJabber (Twitter) https://linkedin.com/in/akeel-jabbar (LinkedIn) https://horizencapital.com/saas-podcast (More Podcast Sessions)

The Sales Life with Marsh Buice
The Universal & Indestructible Skill of Sales. | David Perry author of Game Of Sales.

The Sales Life with Marsh Buice

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2021 48:54


If you're thinking about getting into sales, in a sales funk, or want to develop the life skills of selling to have more, do more, and be more, this episode is for you. Today is my privilege to bring to you David Perry, author of "Game of Sales. Lessons Learned Working At Adobe, Amazon, Google, And IBM." David is unique because he's not going to tell you how he did it. He will tell you how he's doing it because he is still working as a top salesperson at Adobe. In this episode, you'll learn:*Why the sales profession is one of the least risky professions. *How sales is one of the few professions where you're not trading time for money. *How to prepare and push through the Dark Side of Sales. *Why salespeople quit. *How to develop "automatic persistence."Even if you're not in the profession, you'll gain a ton of value to apply to every area of your life. Say hi to David on LinkedIn & tell him what you liked most about today's episode.Grab a copy of "Game of Sales" at Amazon. TEXT ME! 337-565-0906. Let me know where you are in the world and what you're up to. Help SUPPORT & GROW the show by taking a second to leave a RATING & and minute to leave a REVIEW. Your words & their eyes could change everything for a new listener, all thanks to you. Check out the new website www.marshbuice.com. One address to hundreds of episodes, videos, and blogs. Remember, the greatest sale you will ever make is to sell you on you because you're more than enough. Never settle. Keep selling no matter what. 

Being Freelance
Illustrator & Animator Lo Harris

Being Freelance

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 28, 2021 59:22


When you work for a news organisation you're not allowed to let your personal thoughts out in your work. So when 2020 happened - the pandemic, George Floyd and beyond... Lo needed a way to express what she was feeling.She chose Instagram. And it wasn't long before big named brands chose her. Amazon, Adobe, American Express, The Ellen Show, Disney, Hulu, United Nations. All in her first year?!While the world locked down, it had suddenly opened up with freelance life to Lo. She was free to explore the expanding 'Lo Harris Universe'.This episode is sponsored by the very first Being Freelance course!Steve's rolled up everything he's learnt from over 6 years of conversations with more than 250 freelancers.There's no ‘one way' to be a successful freelancer, but this course will help you avoid the many mistakes that most of us make. Learn from our experiences.Find out more about the course. Looking to learn from and connect with other freelancers? Check out the website beingfreelance.com, and be part of the Being Freelance Community!You'll also find useful links for this episode. That's beingfreelance.comLike VIDEO? - Check out the Being Freelance vlog - YouTube.com/SteveFolland

The Weekly Typographic
An interview with Sarah Hyndman of Type Tasting

The Weekly Typographic

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 26, 2021 47:00


An interview with Sarah Hyndman of Type Tasting It's interview time this week as we fully nerd out with Sarah Hyndman. Sarah is the founder of Type Tasting and use typography to create unique experiences that transform what people think, feel and do. We loved our conversation about type trends, semiotics, the emotions of type, and why sometimes a game of 'snog, marry, avoid' is all it takes to help non-designers understand the emotion of type. We hope you enjoy the conversation (we could have talked for hours). If it left you wanting more, check out Sarah's latest Adobe Max talk (there's a link in the articles to make it easy for you). Whilst we're not talking about articles this week, we are still looking at and thinking about type and design news to share with you. This week we've got an AMAZING piece of work by our friend Tré Seals, some ideas on the relationship between design and writing, a look at the way Adobe is so intertwined with design work, and a thought provoker on perfectionism. Weekly Typographic Newsletter Links Find out more at http://podcast.theleagueofmoveabletype.com

Survive To Thrive with Kate McKay
What is Masculinity and How Do You Want to Show Up with Jeff Harry

Survive To Thrive with Kate McKay

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 44:36


Jeff Harry shows individuals and companies how to tap into their true selves, to feel their happiest and most fulfilled - all by playing. Jeff assists teams in building psychologically safe workplaces for their organization using a positive psychology play method. Jeff has worked with Google, Microsoft, Southwest Airlines, Adobe, the NFL, Amazon, and Facebook, helping their staff to infuse more play into the day-to-day.  Jeff is an international speaker who has presented at conferences such as INBOUND, SXSW, and Australia's Pausefest, showing audiences how major issues in the workplace can be solved using play.  Jeff was selected by BambooHR and Engagedly as one of the Top 100 HR Influencers for his organizational development work around dealing with toxic people in the workplace.  His work has most recently been featured in the NY Times, Mashable, Upworthy, Shondaland, and Wired. He has also been featured on AJ+, SoulPancake, the SF Chronicle, and CNN.  While we spend most of our time pretending to be important, serious grownups, it's when we let go of that facade and just play, that the real magic happens. Fully embracing your own nerdy genius -whatever that is- gives you the power to make a difference and change lives.  Jeff believes that we already have many of the answers we seek, and by simply unleashing our inner child, we can find our purpose and, in turn, help to create a better world. Website: RediscoverYourPlay.com Instagram: @jeffharryplays TikTok: @jeffharryplays Twitter: @jeffharryplays LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffharryplays Medium: @jeffharryplays YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/jeffharryplays   It's Men's Month on Survive to Thrive! Don't forget to like, subscribe, and share! Movember Mo: https://www.movember.com   

backspace.fm
#421:【後編】VRやりましょうよ、とメタバーススナックのママは囁いた

backspace.fm

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2021 61:30


【AD】このエピソードはアマゾンジャパン合同会社の広告を含みます。 Adobe関係での講演でも知られているデザイナー、クレマさんのもう1つの顔は、VR世界で開業しているスナックのママ。そんなクレマさんに、最近のVR/メタバース事情と、初心者向けのチュートリアルをたっぷり伺いました。 ※今週は前編「VR/メタバース事情」、後編「初心者向けチュートリアル(お便りコーナー含む)」の二部構成でお届けします。 マガジン購読ページ グルドン登録ページ 関連リンク CROSS 2021 クーポンコードは大文字で「TECHPOD」|LUUP Amazon Musicキャンペーンサイト シンお便りコーナー投書箱 backspace.fm (@backspacefm) / Twitter YouTube/アフターショー #421 Akiko Kurono - a.k.a cremaさん (@crema) / Twitter 純喫茶エピソード スナックくれま ゆるふわVR VRChatがアップデート! メニュー画面やカメラ機能が大幅変更 Neokyo - Zwift 提供 この番組はフェンリル株式会社の提供でお届けしております。 フェンリルではこれまで 400 社、600 本以上のアプリを開発しており、App Storeで 1 位を獲得したものや、DL 数 100 万以上のアプリも多数開発しています。 iOS、Android アプリなどモバイルアプリ開発の依頼はフェンリルまでお願いします。 backspace専用マストドンインスタンス、通称グルドンはさくらインターネットのサポートを受けて運用しています。 さくらインターネットは、インターネットインフラサービスを、個人向けから法人向けまで、幅広く提供しています。 さらに最近では、衛星データプラットフォーム「Tellus(テルース)」といった、新たなサービスの開発も、積極的に行っています。番組のスポンサーファミビズラジオ - 新しい家業のハナシ

字谈字畅
#165:「UI 设计上非常失败的案例」

字谈字畅

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 75:51


思源黑体、思源宋体的中文标点,在一些排版环境中会显示为半字宽——这样的现象可能也会出现在其他一些 CJK 字体上。如果你曾因此而费解,或许本期节目能给你些许帮助。如果你还对「等比公制字」这样的「Adobe 语」而困惑,那么我们就在今日一小时的闲聊中尝试为你解疑。 参考链接 展览「排版造型 白井敬尚」展期延长至 2021 年 12 月 31 日 展览「等待激活 TO BE ACTIVATED」由 3type 与 MORE studio 共同策划,于 2021 年 11 月 6 日至 12 月 12 日在上海 OPEN MORE 空间展出 展览「再纺东亚系列一:手中的罗盘」于 2021 年 11 月 27 日至 2022 年 2 月 27 日在香港 CHAT 六厂展出;期间,讲座「文字纺造与织物编写:字体作为媒介」将于 2021 年 12 月 4 日下午 3 时在 CHAT 客厅及线上同时举办 兰阳明体开始众筹,截止于 2022 年 1 月 13 日 23 时 59 分;关于兰阳明体的故事,参见 justfont blog (1) (2) (3) OpenType 特性: palt (Proportional Alternate Widths) vpal (Proportional Alternate Vertical Metrics) kern (Kerning) vkrn (Vertical Kerning) 思源黑体和思源宋体都使用了 palt 和 vpal 特性 macOS 系统的字体面板中内含「字体排印」设置选项,其中调取 palt 和 vpal 特性的选项被翻译做「备选成比例的宽度」 Adobe Illustrator 中 kerning(「字距微调」)和 proportional metrics(「等比公制字」)相关的设置 Adobe InDesign 中 kerning(「字偶间距」)和 proportional metrics(「等比量度」)相关的设置 主播 Eric:字体排印研究者,译者,The Type 编辑 蒸鱼:设计师,The Type 编辑 欢迎与我们交流或反馈,来信请致 podcast@thetype.com​。如果你喜爱本期节目,也欢迎用支付宝向我们捐赠:hello@thetype.com​。 欢迎加入 The Type 会员计划,每月可通过会刊获得本节目更多图文扩展阅读,并享受礼品赠送、活动优惠以及购物折扣等权益。

DTC Podcast
Ep 155: Real Talk On The Supply Chain Crunch, Word's Best Checkout Experience, and the Future of NFT

DTC Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 32:53


Subscribe to DTC Newsletter - https://dtcnews.link/signup Visit mercury.com/partner/dtc-newsletter Ian Leslie recently completed over 5 years as CMO for Industry West, an online furniture retailer, and has since moved to the service side, as a senior director of retail operations for Bolt.com Today's wide-ranging chat was a little different than normal, more personal and raw. Here are some of the issues we covered. Why we're both in the DTC Space Mental Health and DTC Strivers Key lessons from 5 Years at the game-changing Furniture Brand Industry West The future of fast checkouts Baseball cards, NFTs, and Adobe's big news. DTC Twitters Value (and its drawbacks) Real Talk about the coming (and already here) supply chain crunch Ian Leslie Subscribe to DTC Newsletter - https://dtcnews.link/signup Advertise on DTC - https://dtcnews.link/advertise Work with Pilothouse - https://dtcnews.link/pilothouse Follow us on Instagram & Twitter - @dtcnewsletter Watch this interview on YouTube - https://dtcnews.link/video

In The Growth Space
Ep. 63 Debbie Cohen And Kate Roeske-Zummer - Practical Techniques To Achieve A Happy Work Culture At Your Organization

In The Growth Space

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 56:44


In today's episode, we have two guests. Kate Roeske Zummer, the co-founder of HumanityWorks, is a master coach and former faculty of the Co-Active Training Institute (CTI). She has developed leaders at organizations such as Mozilla, Pinterest, Adobe, DaVita, CBS Interactive, United Way of America, Intuit, Clever, Charge, and Articulate. She has a master's degree from Cambridge University, England. Kate is co-author of Humanity Works Better. Debbie Cohen, the co-founder of HumanityWorks, has held executive leadership roles in HR at Time Warner, Razorfish, Mozilla, and First Look LLC. Harvard Business Publishing released her case study, People Operations at Mozilla Corporation: Scaling a Peer-to-Peer Global Community, which received the 2013 Berkeley-Haas Case Award for the most important contribution to management education. Debbie is co-author of Humanity Works Better.   Join our host DAVID with our Guest KATE and DEBBIE as they discuss workplace culture, productivity, and leadership qualities.   Check out https://www.davidmcglennen.com/podcast for links, transcript, and more details  

backspace.fm
#421:【前編】VRやりましょうよ、とメタバーススナックのママは囁いた

backspace.fm

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2021 72:14


【AD】このエピソードはアマゾンジャパン合同会社の広告を含みます。 Adobe関係での講演でも知られているデザイナー、クレマさんのもう1つの顔は、VR世界で開業しているスナックのママ。そんなクレマさんに、最近のVR/メタバース事情と、初心者向けのチュートリアルをたっぷり伺いました。 ※今週は前編「VR/メタバース事情」、後編「初心者向けチュートリアル(お便りコーナー含む)」の二部構成でお届けします。 マガジン購読ページ グルドン登録ページ 関連リンク Amazon Musicキャンペーンサイト CROSS 2021 シンお便りコーナー投書箱 backspace.fm (@backspacefm) / Twitter YouTube/アフターショー #421 Akiko Kurono - a.k.a cremaさん (@crema) / Twitter 純喫茶エピソード 緑玉工房 - BOOTH 純喫茶エピソード Vol.508 Adobe MAX登壇&VR空間内で Facebook Connectに行った話 いまこそ知りたいVRとメタバース 〜これから起きる未来とは〜 cremujyu ゆるふわVR|VRChatイベント 「スナックくれまVRChat店【切ない秋編】」ツイートまとめ ソーシャルVR国勢調査2021 バーチャルSNS cluster(クラスター) 提供 この番組はフェンリル株式会社の提供でお届けしております。 フェンリルではこれまで 400 社、600 本以上のアプリを開発しており、App Storeで 1 位を獲得したものや、DL 数 100 万以上のアプリも多数開発しています。 iOS、Android アプリなどモバイルアプリ開発の依頼はフェンリルまでお願いします。 backspace専用マストドンインスタンス、通称グルドンはさくらインターネットのサポートを受けて運用しています。 さくらインターネットは、インターネットインフラサービスを、個人向けから法人向けまで、幅広く提供しています。 さらに最近では、衛星データプラットフォーム「Tellus(テルース)」といった、新たなサービスの開発も、積極的に行っています。

Content Is Profit
E221. Zebulon Thomas: Thinking Like A Strategist & Leveraging Video To Grow Your Business!

Content Is Profit

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 20, 2021 51:50


If you own a business in this digital age you've probably heard the term #OverDeliver.But what does it actually mean to #OverDeliver?In this conversation with Zebulon Thomas, we explore what it means to perform beyond people's expectations and how to create opportunities to take your business to the next level…...just like he created opportunities to work with Tony Robbins, Brendon Burchard, Serena Williams, Adobe, Canon and more…Some of these conversation's #GoldenBoulders were:

Conversations with Tech Experts
The Original Architect - EP. 36

Conversations with Tech Experts

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 77:38


The first episode of the Conversations with Tech Experts Founder's Series features Matt Wormley, the original architect of Experts Exchange and Sr. Software Engineer at Adobe.  Matt joins Experts Exchange CEO Randy Redberg for a special live interview to discuss the details of how EE was created way back in 1996. The conversation starts with Matt revealing how the initial idea for EE came about and how the founding members decided to build the site. He moves on to discuss the challenges they faced early on - including only having one single computer in Matt's closet that the entire site was running off of.  Matt reveals how he feels about EE 25 years after it was created - and why he still believes in the community. 

Edge of NFT Podcast
Alexander Salnikov Of Rarible, The Creator Centric Community Marketplace For NFTs, Plus: 5,000+ Attend NFT.nyc, Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction NFTs, And More...

Edge of NFT Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 42:46


Rarible is a creator-centric, community-governed NFT issuance and marketplace platform that empowers users to buy, sell, or create digital art and collectibles secured within the blockchain. Today's guest is its co-founder and Head of Product, Alex Salnikov. Alex chats with Jeff Kelley, Eathan Janney, and Josh Kriger on how they're creating a space that will make NFT more sustainable and more accessible to more people. Easy buttons and lazy minting are ushering in the next generation of NFT users, and Rarible is a major part of this wave. Plus, Alex discusses an exciting partnership with Adobe that makes it easier for creators to create and verify ownership of NFTs. The group also touches upon what's hot, including Quentin Tarantino's Pulp Fiction NFTs and possible intel regarding Logan Paul and Gary Vee.

Real Creative Leadership
How creative rock stars thrive on creative friction — with Jason Sperling

Real Creative Leadership

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 41:15


When Reality Labs at Meta's Global Executive Creative Director Jason Sperling attended art school, his professor burned one of his pieces in front of the entire class — literally. But that didn't stop him. Tune in to the newest episode of Real Creative Leadership to learn more about Jason's creative friction, and how he used constraints and criticism to grow into the seasoned leader he is today.Real Creative Leadership is building a community to address the issues, challenges, and benefits of creative leadership. The webinar series is produced by The Stoke Group (@thestokegroup), a full-service digital marketing and creative agency. Our host Adam Morgan (@askadmo) is Adobe's executive creative director, an Adweek Creative 100, and author of Sorry Spock, Emotions Drive Business. For more information, go to realcreativeleadership.com.

Draugasögur
71. Þáttur - Stokes Adobe Veitingahúsið

Draugasögur

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 32:11


Bærinn Monterey er talin vera besti staðurinn til þess að búa á í Kaliforníu. En á horninu á Hartnell Street innan um tréin situr gamallt hús með ógnvænlega sögu. Það hefur gengið manna á milli og er í dag fyrsta flokks veitingastaður. En hvað segja fyrverandi eigendur? Og afhverju var húsið yfirgefið og á sölu í fjögur ár? Gæti verið að raunverulegi eigandi hússins sé bara alls ekki lifandi? Verið velkomin á veitingahúsið Stokes Adobe Skoðaðu myndirnar sem fylgja þættinum á draugasogur.com Fáðu aðgang strax að yfir 200 fleiri þáttum, heimildarmyndum, sönnunargögnum og endalausu öðru efni HÉR á Áskriftarsíðu okkar Þátturinn inniheldur auglýsingu frá sassy.is - notaðu kóðann Draugasögur fyrir 15% afslátt :)

Modernize or Die ® Podcast - CFML News Edition
Modernize or Die® - CFML News for November 16th, 2021 - Episode 126

Modernize or Die ® Podcast - CFML News Edition

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 25:26


2021-11-16 Weekly News - Episode 126Watch the video version on YouTube at https://youtu.be/83taKaR58xs Hosts: Eric Peterson - Senior Developer for Ortus SolutionsThanks to our Sponsor - Ortus SolutionsThe makers of ColdBox, CommandBox, ForgeBox, TestBox and almost every other Box out there. A few ways  to say thanks back to Ortus Solutions: Like and subscribe to our videos on YouTube.  Subscribe to our Podcast on your Podcast Apps and leave us a review Sign up for a free or paid account on CFCasts, which is releasing new content every week Buy Ortus's new Book - 102 ColdBox HMVC Quick Tips and Tricks on GumRoad (http://gum.co/coldbox-tips) Patreon SupportWe have 38 patreons providing 98% of the funding for our Modernize or Die Podcasts via our Patreon site: https://www.patreon.com/ortussolutions. News and EventsOrtus Webinar for November - Javier Quintero - FORGEBOX Business Plan: Introducing Organizations and TeamsNovember 19th at 11:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada)In this webinar, Javier Quintero, lead developer of FORGEBOX, will present the new features and the improved UI that is now available on FORGEBOX 6. Moreover, he'll explore in depth the Business Plan that is directed towards organizations and teams so they can collaborate and support their software building needs. He will show us how to create a new organization, how you can add members to it with specific roles, and how you can control teams, members, packages and publish access.with Javier Quinterohttps://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZclfuGopjkiG9TIMoC93YbKIcLM1ok_KKlw ICYMI - Mid Michigan CFUG Meeting - Using AI and machine learning along with ColdFusion to build a smarter call center with Nick KwiatkowskiTuesday 11/9/21 at 7 pm easternUsing AI and machine learning along with ColdFusion to build a smarter call center at the next Mid-Michigan CFUG meeting Tuesday 11/9/21 at 7 pm eastern.  Michigan State University's, Nick Kwiatkowski, will be showing how to create voice and text-based chat bots that you can deploy to your contact centers (and help desks!) to help automate frequently asked questions.Recording - check Facebook groupICYMI - Online CF Meetup - "Avoiding Server-Side Request Forgery (SSRF) Vulns in CFML", with Brian ReillyThursday, November 11, 2021 - 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM PSTServer-Side Request Forgery (SSRF) vulnerabilities allow an attacker to make arbitrary web requests (and in some cases, other protocols too) from the application environment. Exploiting these flaws can lead to leaking sensitive data, accessing internal resources, and under certain circumstances, remote command execution.Several ColdFusion/CFML tags and functions can process URLs as file path arguments -- including some tags and and functions that you might not expect. If these tags and functions process unvalidated user-controlled input, this can lead to SSRF vulnerabilities in your applications. In addition to providing a list of affected tags and functions, I'll cover some approaches for identifying and remediating vulnerable code. My goal for this talk is to raise awareness about what may be a security blindspot for some ColdFusion/CFML developers.https://www.meetup.com/coldfusionmeetup/events/281850930/ Recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-wu6cRZcRx0 CFCasts Content Updateshttps://www.cfcasts.com Just ReleasedSoapBox - ColdBox Anniversary Edition with Brad WoodComing this weekYouth Trainings - Universidad Don BoscoA new series of ForgeBox coming very soonSend your suggestions at https://cfcasts.com/supportConferences and TrainingDeploy by Digital Ocean - THIS WEEKTHE VIRTUAL CONFERENCE FOR GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT TEAMSNovember 16-17, 2021 https://deploy.digitalocean.com/homeAWS re:InventNOV. 29 – DEC. 3, 2021 | LAS VEGAS, NVCELEBRATING 10 YEARS OF RE:INVENTVirtual: FreeIn Person: $1799https://reinvent.awsevents.com/ Postgres BuildOnline - FreeNov 30-Dec 1 2021https://www.postgresbuild.com/ ITB Latam 2021December 2-3, 2021Into the Box LATAM is back and better than ever! Our virtual conference will include speakers from El Salvador and all over the world, who'll present on the latest web and mobile technologies in Latin America.Registration is completely free so don't miss out!ITB Latam Schedule Postedhttps://latam.intothebox.org/ Adobe ColdFusion Summit 2021December 7th and 8th - VirtualAgenda is out!!!@Adobe @coldfusion #CFSummit2021 keynote we will be featuring @ashleymcnamara! Her talk will focus on the history & future of DevRel how we got here & where we're going.2 tracks - 1 all CFML - the other a mix of CFML and semi-related topicsRegister for Free - https://cfsummit.vconfex.com/site/adobe-cold-fusion-summit-2021/1290Blog - https://coldfusion.adobe.com/2021/09/adobe-coldfusion-summit-2021-registrations-open/ jConf.devNow a free virtual eventDecember 9th starting at 8:30 am CDT/2:30 pm UTC.https://2021.jconf.dev/?mc_cid=b62adc151d&mc_eid=8293d6fdb0 VueJS Nation ConferenceOnline Live EventJanuary 26th & 27th 2022Register for FreeCall for Speakers is open until Dec 31 2021https://vuejsnation.com/ More conferencesNeed more conferences, this site has a huge list of conferences for almost any language/community.https://confs.tech/Blogs, Tweets and Videos of the WeekBlog - Charlie Arehart - Should you “bother” to file bug reports at tracker.adobe.com? Yes you shouldI just wanted to offer a quick plug to get folks to please consider filing bugs (and feature requests) at the Adobe site for tracking them, https://tracker.adobe.com. I've blogged before about how it can be used for more than most may realize. What I want to share here is that it's not a “waste of time to bother”.Some may wonder first, “why is is worth pointing out Tracker? Doesn't everyone know about it?” The answer to the second question is “no”: many do NOT know about it. But the more important question may be the first, and it's the real reason I'm writing this post.https://coldfusion.adobe.com/2021/11/should-you-bother-to-file-bug-reports/ Blog - Ben Nadel - Phill Nacelli's SQL Tip Is Making My CFQuery Upgrades In Adobe ColdFusion 2021 EasyAs I've started to modernize my blogging platform for Adobe ColdFusion 2021, one of the things that I was dreading was the lack of Lucee CFML's Tag Islands. Tag Islands have really been a game changer for me, allowing me to seamlessly execute the CFQuery tag inside CFScript. I was afraid that I was going to have to keep using Tag-based syntax for my Gateway / Data Access components. But then, I remembered a hot tip from Phill Nacelli on giving dynamic SQL statements a consistent structure. It turns out, Phill's technique is making it bearable for me to use the queryExecute() Function in lieu of the CFQuery inside a Tag Island.https://www.bennadel.com/blog/4153-phill-nacellis-sql-tip-is-making-my-cfquery-upgrades-in-adobe-coldfusion-2021-easy.htmBlog - Ben Nadel - A Query Object Maintains Its CurrentRow When Passed Out-Of-Context In Adobe ColdFusion 2021As I'm attempting to modernize my blogging platform for Adobe ColdFusion 2021, I'm moving a lot of my old-school, inline CFQuery tags into various "Service" and "Data Access" ColdFusion components where they can be reused across multiple templates. And, as much as I love the ColdFusion Query object, my "service boundaries" deals with Arrays and Structs, not queries. As such, I have code that deals with mapping queries onto other normalized data structures. While writing this code, I was tickled by the fact that the Query object maintains its .currentRow property even when passed out-of-context. This .currentRow can then be used a default argument value in Function signatures. This is a really old behavior of ColdFusion; but, I thought it would be fun to demonstrate since it may not be a feature people consider very often.https://www.bennadel.com/blog/4152-a-query-object-maintains-its-currentrow-when-passed-out-of-context-in-adobe-coldfusion-2021.htm CFML JobsSeveral positions available on https://www.getcfmljobs.com/Listing over 233 ColdFusion positions from 103 companies across 123 locations in 5 Countries.6 new jobs listedFull-Time - Senior Coldfusion Developer |LATAM| at Colon, PA - United States Posted Nov 15https://www.getcfmljobs.com/jobs/index.cfm/united-states/Senior-Coldfusion-Developer-LATAM-at-Colon-PA/11381Full-Time - ColdFusion Developer | 4 to 6 years | Pune at Pune, Maharash.. - India Posted Nov 12https://www.getcfmljobs.com/jobs/index.cfm/india/ColdFusion-Developer-4-to-6-years-Pune-at-Pune-Maharashtra/11380Full-Time - Senior Coldfusion Developer (RQ02208) at Toronto, ON - Canada Posted Nov 11https://www.getcfmljobs.com/jobs/index.cfm/canada/Senior-Coldfusion-Developer-RQ02208-at-Toronto-ON/11379Full-Time - Programmer (Coldfusion Java - Remote) at United States - United States Posted Nov 11https://www.getcfmljobs.com/jobs/index.cfm/united-states/Programmer-Coldfusion-Java-Remote-at-United-States/11378Full-Time - Front End / Coldfusion Developer - Salford Quays + WFH at Sa.. - United Kingdom Posted Nov 10https://www.getcfmljobs.com/jobs/index.cfm/united-kingdom/Front-End-Coldfusion-Developer-Salford-Quays-WFH-at-Salford/11377Full-Time - ColdFusion Jr. Web Developer at Pune, Maharashtra - India Posted Nov 09https://www.getcfmljobs.com/jobs/index.cfm/india/ColdFusion-Jr-Web-Developer-at-Pune-Maharashtra/11376ForgeBox Module of the WeekGlobberBy Brad Wood and Ortus SolutionsA utility module to match file system path patterns (globbing) in a similar manner as Unix file systems or .gitignore syntax.box install globberLast Update: August 10, 2021 - 3.0.7https://forgebox.io/view/globberVS Code Hint Tips and Tricks of the WeekEncode DecodeThe Encode/Decode (ecdc) extension allows you to quickly convert one or more selections of text to and from various formatsThe extension provides a single command to the command palette. To active the command simply launch the command palette (Shift-CMD-P on OSX or Shift-Ctrl-P on Windows and Linux), then just type Encode/Decode: Convert Selection, then a menu of possible conversions will be displayed. Alternatively you can use the keyboard bindings CMD-ALT-C and CTRL-ALT-C for Mac & PC respectively.https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=mitchdenny.ecdc Thank you to all of our Patreon SupportersThese individuals are personally supporting our open source initiatives to ensure the great toolings like CommandBox, ForgeBox, ColdBox,  ContentBox, TestBox and all the other boxes keep getting the continuous development they need, and funds the cloud infrastructure at our community relies on like ForgeBox for our Package Management with CommandBox. You can support us on Patreon here https://www.patreon.com/ortussolutionsNow offering Annual Memberships, pay for the year and save 10% - great for businesses. Bronze Packages and up, now get a ForgeBox Pro and CFCasts subscriptions as a perk for their Patreon Subscription. All Patreon supporters have a Profile badge on the Community Website All Patreon supporters have their own Private Forum access on the Community Website Patreons John Wilson - Synaptrix  Eric Hoffman Gary Knight Mario Rodrigues Giancarlo Gomez David Belanger Jonathan Perret Jeffry McGee - Sunstar Media Dean Maunder Joseph Lamoree Don Bellamy Jan Jannek Laksma Tirtohadi Carl Von Stetten Dan Card Jeremy Adams Jordan Clark Matthew Clemente Daniel Garcia Scott Steinbeck - Agri Tracking Systems Ben Nadel Mingo Hagen Brett DeLine Kai Koenig Charlie Arehart Jonas Eriksson Jason Daiger Jeff McClain Shawn Oden Matthew Darby Ross Phillips Edgardo Cabezas Patrick Flynn Stephany Monge Kevin Wright Steven Klotz You can see an up to date list of all sponsors on Ortus Solutions' Websitehttps://ortussolutions.com/about-us/sponsors ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★

Alles auf Aktien
Grüner Börsenstar RWE und der Schlüssel zum Krypto-Universum

Alles auf Aktien

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 12:56


In der heutigen Folge „Alles auf Aktien“ berichten die Finanzjournalisten Anja Ettel und Holger Zschäpitz über Holland in Not, Oprah Winfreys Irrtum und die geheimen Wetten der Profis. Außerdem geht es um Home24, Royal Dutch Shell, Unilever, Gamestop, Oatly, Deutsche Telekom, Goldman Sachs Hedge Industry VIP ETF (WKN: A2DWAV), Gingko Bioworks, Lucid Motors, AirBnB, Adobe, Alibaba, Nio, JD, Sea Lmt, Doordash, Cloudflare, Snowflake, Square, Salesforce, Intuitive Surgical, Ui Path, IHS Markit, Palantir, Microsoft, Docusign Adobe, Chipotle Mexican Grill,Visa, Mastercard, Robinhood, Warby Parker, Gingko Bioworks, Lucid Motors, AirBnB, Bank of America, Citi, JPM, Morgan Stanley, Wells Fargo, Ebay, Apple, Meta Platforms, Walt Disney, Amazon Roku, TuSimple, Goldman Sachs Hedge Industry VIP ETF (WKN: A2DWAV), Ark Innovation (WKN: A14Y8H), Tesla, Amplify Transformational Data Sharing ETF (WKN: A2JB5E), Silvergate, Galaxy Digital Holdings, Coinbase, Twitter, Visa, Paypal, IBM, Riot Blockchain, Marathon Digital Holdings, Wisdomtree. "Alles auf Aktien" ist der tägliche Börsen-Shot aus der WELT-Wirtschaftsredaktion. Die Wirtschafts- und Finanzjournalisten Holger Zschäpitz, Anja Ettel, Philipp Vetter, Daniel Eckert und Nando Sommerfeld diskutieren im Wechsel über die wichtigsten News an den Märkten und das Finanzthema des Tages. Außerdem gibt es jeden Tag eine Inspiration, die das Leben leichter machen soll. In nur zehn Minuten geht es um alles, was man aktuell über Aktien, ETFs, Fonds und erfolgreiche Geldanlage wissen sollte. Für erfahrene Anleger und Neueinsteiger. Montag bis Freitag, ab 5 Uhr morgens. Wir freuen uns an Feedback über aaa@welt.de. Disclaimer: Die im Podcast besprochenen Aktien und Fonds stellen keine spezifischen Kauf- oder Anlage-Empfehlungen dar. Die Moderatoren und der Verlag haften nicht für etwaige Verluste, die aufgrund der Umsetzung der Gedanken oder Ideen entstehen. Hörtipps: Für alle, die noch mehr wissen wollen: Holger Zschäpitz können Sie jede Woche im Finanz- und Wirtschaftspodcast "Deffner&Zschäpitz" hören. Außerdem neu bei WELT: Im werktäglichen Podcast „Kick-off Politik - Das bringt der Tag“ geben wir Ihnen im Gespräch mit WELT-Experten die wichtigsten Hintergrundinformationen zu einem politischen Top-Thema des Tages. Mehr auf welt.de/kickoff und überall, wo es Podcasts gibt. +++Werbung+++ Hier geht's zur App: Scalable Capital ist der Broker mit Flatrate. Unbegrenzt Aktien traden und alle ETFs kostenlos besparen – für nur 2,99 € im Monat, ohne weitere Kosten. Und jetzt ab aufs Parkett, die Scalable App downloaden und loslegen. Hier geht's zur App: https://bit.ly/3abrHQm

Sweathead with Mark Pollard
Creativity in Marketing - Karl Isaac, Fractional Chief Brand and Marketing Officer

Sweathead with Mark Pollard

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 15, 2021 44:56


Are marketers allergic to creativity? How do bold ideas thrive in huge international companies? How can creatives work within a systematic, data-driven company or agency? All these questions and a lot more are answered in this Sweathead episode with Karl Isaac, who also talks about his experience working on some of the most popular brands worldwide. For over 20 years, Karl's been giving brands chiropractic adjustments. He's led some of the world's best-known brands at Microsoft, Adobe, and Ebay and agency-side at Razorfish, Landor, and Hi It's Us. Now, he's a Fractional Chief Brand and Marketing Officer helping companies define, grow, and accelerate brands by better connecting to culture, embracing digital, and uniting through a common vision on a global scale. He's presented at SXSW, DMEXCO, AIGA National Conference, and Digiday events and been interviewed and published in Wall Street Journal, AdWeek, AdAge, Inc., Forrester, and CMO.com. Karl has an MBA and Master of Architecture degree. You can find Karl at @redglassesclub on Twitter and Instagram, and on LinkedIn at http://www.linkedin.com/in/brands. ** Follow the fun on Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/sweathead Subscribe to our newsletter: http://eepurl.com/dscjW5

The sgENGAGE Podcast
Episode 215: Embracing New Volunteer Trends in a Virtual World

The sgENGAGE Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 24:14


Volunteering is changing. Many volunteer opportunities went virtual because of the pandemic, and like other types of work, it may never look exactly like it did in a pre-pandemic world. So what does volunteering look like now? What resources are there for professionals in this space who want to learn more about how volunteering has changed and how to rise to those changes? In today's episode, you'll hear from Ben Sampson of WeHero. Listen to the conversation to learn more about what WeHero does, the latest trends and changes in the volunteering space, and how to provide new and different volunteer opportunities.   Topics Discussed in This Episode: About WeHero What trends and changes Ben is seeing in volunteering How the global landscape is shifting Volunteering as education Making sure there are new and different volunteer opportunities Resources for CSR professionals   Resources: Ben Sampson WeHero   Quotes:  “Workers are going to come out of this really wanting agency in how and where they work, but also that ability to really connect meaningfully with people.” “One of the big pros that we noticed is we saw people from different countries, different cultures, connecting over a common cause and volunteering.” “Adobe does a really good job of building a portfolio of numerous different kinds of volunteer opportunities.”

Creativity in Captivity
AUSTIN KLEON: Drawn to Writing 

Creativity in Captivity

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 46:22


A New York Times best-selling author of five books: Steal Like an Artist, Show Your Work!, Keep Going, The Steal Like an Artist Journal, and Newspaper Blackout.  Austin has spoken as a guest presenter at Pixar, Google, Adobe, and TEDx, and at conferences such as The Economist's Human Potential Summit and SXSW. His work focuses on creativity in today's world. In this episode, we learn why he thinks it is important to keep unread books around, why he considers play to be serious business and why the greatest gift you can give an artist is space to do their work. Austin is a man who makes art with words and books with pictures.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Women in Customer Success Podcast
53 - How to Grow in Your Customer Success Role - Sindy Brücher-Sharma

Women in Customer Success Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 37:28


This episode is a mini-masterclass on growing in the Customer Success role - from a manager's perspective. Sindy Brücher-Sharma, the Manager of Enterprise Customer Success at Adobe shares some practical tips on: - Hiring for Customer Success - 80 / 20 rule - Growth mindset - Personal Development plan Although we wanted to explore how to hire for potential and allow the growth opportunities within the team, Sindy has so much practical advice for managers. - Ruthless prioritisation for team members - 'Leaving loudly' - Working hours - Life outside work DISCLAIMER: Beauties of working from often come with challenges, such as background noise! Apologies in advance for some unavoidable background noise during the recording of this episode. Connect with Sindy: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sbruechersharma/ About Women in Customer Success Podcast: Women in Customer Success Podcast is the first women-only podcast for Customer Success professionals, where remarkable ladies of Customer Success connect, inspire and champion each other. In each episode, podcast creator and host Marija Skobe-Pilley is bringing a conversation with a role model from across the industries to share her inspirational story and practical tools to help you succeed and make an impact. Follow: - womenincspodcast.com - LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/womenincspodcast - https://www.linkedin.com/in/mspilley/ - Instagram: @womenincspodcast Join the Women in Customer Success Network: https://join.slack.com/t/womenincs2020/shared_invite/zt-m3q3pkio-fgk0ssR6gHzoOEEdwa2f3g If you like this episode, you will also like: 06 - How to Get Your First Customer Success Job - Irit Eizips 24 - How to Narrow the Gender pay Gap During the Hiring Process - Kristi Faltorusso 34 - How to Be a Boss of Your Career - Emilia D'Anzica 35 - Career Lessons for Young Professionals - Karolina Adamus 36 - How to Become an Expert on Yourself - Ronni Gaun 47 - How to Benefit from a Return on Relationship (ROR) - Allison Skidmore 48 - How to Propel Your Career - Kellie Capote 52 - How to Land Your Dream Customer Success Job - Kat Fisher

Unthinkable with Jay Acunzo
The Science of Resonance | One-Shot #11

Unthinkable with Jay Acunzo

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 13:59


What does resonance really mean? In this short episode, we explore the science of resonance and how understanding the definition of the word can help us to focus on making content that matters. SHARE THE SHOW:Help others find Unthinkable in their favorite podcast player by sharing this link: https://pod.link/jaySUBSCRIBE TO THE NEWSLETTER:https://jayacunzo.com/newsletterEvery Friday, I send a new idea, story, or framework for crafting more resonant work to thousands of subscribers, ranging from entrepreneurs, freelancers, and independent creators, to marketers and leaders at brands like Adobe, Red Bull, Shopify, Salesforce, the BBC, Wistia, HubSpot, Drift, ProfitWell, a16z, and the New York Times.SPONSOR: THE JUICEDiscover the world's best and brightest thinking and resources for sales and marketing pros on The Juice. They're like the Spotify of B2B, with content playlists and suggestions based on your job title and level. Avoid the endless lead-gen forms, skip all the system-gamers found via Google searches, and browse the most useful and transformative ideas affecting your work, for free.Learn more at https://thejuicehq.comCONNECT WITH US ELSEWHERE:- Twitter: https://twitter.com/jayacunzo and https://twitter.com/UnthinkableShow- Instagram: https://instagram.com/jacunzo- LinkedIn: https://linkedin.com/in/jayacunzo- Email: jay@unthinkablemedia.com PRODUCTION:- Creator, host, writer, and editor: Jay Acunzo - https://jayacunzo.com- Producer and researcher: Ilana Nevins - https://www.ilananevins.com ABOUT THE SHOW:Unthinkable is a storytelling podcast about creative people who break from conventional thinking to make what matters most. We're traveling the business world to learn how to create work that resonates — with powerful stories from makers, marketers, and leaders like the CEOs of Zoom and Patreon, execs from Adobe and Disney, and creators like writer Tim Urban, comedian Sarah Cooper, and photographer Chase Jarvis. From artisans to entrepreneurs, writers, designers, podcasters, video creators, and all the weird and wonderful nooks of the working world, we're meeting inspiring people to learn what we can do to resonate more deeply with the work we create.Listeners have called the show “This American Life for my work” with stories “as captivating as some of the best, like Malcolm Gladwell and Dan Carlin.”Thanks for listening and supporting Unthinkable!

SaaS District
How Better UI/UX Design Practices Can Benefit Your SaaS # 150

SaaS District

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 52:10


Pek Pongpaet is an award winning designer with over 16 years of industry experience. He's a Podcast host, entrepreneur, actor and the CEO and Principal UX Strategist of Impekable. Impekable is a world-class organization that develops and produces SaaS and mobile solutions, promoting digital transformation and innovation through services like Product Strategy, UI UX design, Web & Mobile application development. They have worked with worldwide brands like Adobe, Apple, Google, Intel, Nike and others. As an Motion-Capture actor, Pek is also known for his work on Mortal Kombat: Deadly Alliance (2002) and Mortal Kombat: Armageddon (2006). During this interview we cover: 00:00 https://oribi.io/lp/classic-10?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=saasdistrict (Oribi.io) Smarter Data-Driven & Analytics Decisions 01:02 - Intro 03:14 - How Pek Was "The Chosen One" for Mortal Kombat 06:51 - From Martial Arts To Design 08:18 - The Difference Between UX & UI 09:47 - Good Example of a Good UX 12:04 - What UI Means and How it Works 12:39 - Great Example of a Great UI 14:11 - Why Is So Important to Think About Your SaaS Design 21:05 - Design System And What's the Point of It 24:07 - Examples of a Great Design Systems 25:12 - Skills for a Great Designer 30:00 - The Creative Process 33:28 - What Is a Creative Idea for Pek? 35:18 - Contentfy.co Your On-Demand Podcast Editing Team 36:38 - Resources for SaaS Leaders About UX 39:27 - Pek's Vision On Starting Impekable 42:02 - Advice Pek Would Give to His 25 Years Old-Self 43:42 - Pek's Greatest Challenges as Being CEO at Impekable 46:15 - Instrumental Resources For Pek's Success 47:57 - What Does Success Mean To Pek Today 50:40 - Get in Touch With Pek Mentions: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/what-is-ux/id1553018664 (What is UX) https://www.audible.com (Audible) Scribd https://www.indiehackers.com/podcasts (Indie Hackers) https://thehustle.co/my-first-million-podcast/ (My First Million) https://okdork.com/podcast/ (Noah Kagan) https://mastersofscale.com (Master of Scale) https://userdefenders.com (User Defenders) https://uxchecklist.github.io (UX Checklist) Books: https://www.amazon.com.br/Dont-Make-Me-Think-Usability/dp/0321344758 (Don't Make Me Think) https://www.amazon.com/Product-Led-Onboarding-Users-Lifelong-Customers/dp/1777717701 (Product-Led Onboarding) https://jakeknapp.com/sprint (Sprint) https://www.amazon.com.br/Mom-Test-customers-business-everyone-ebook/dp/B01H4G2J1U (The Mom Test) Get In Touch With Pek: https://www.linkedin.com/in/pekpongpaet/ (Pek Pongpaet's Linkedin) Tag us & follow: https://www.facebook.com/HorizenCapitalOfficial/ (Facebook)  https://www.linkedin.com/company/horizen-capital (LinkedIn)  https://www.instagram.com/saasdistrict/ (Instagram)  More about Akeel: Twitter - https://twitter.com/AkeelJabber (https://twitter.com/AkeelJabber) LinkedIn - https://linkedin.com/in/akeel-jabbar (https://linkedin.com/in/akeel-jabbar) More Podcast Sessions - https://horizencapital.com/saas-podcast (https://horizencapital.com/saas-podcast) 

WELSTech Audio
667 – Policy & Procedures

WELSTech Audio

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 41:38


WELSTech this week answers the why, what, who, how and where questions around policies and procedures for church and school. There's also much to share about Adobe, the iPad mini, Christmas concert date announcements, and free tools for organizing goals and meetings. Plus, the WELSTech mailbag is full! The discussion The time is now – […]

Modernize or Die ® Podcast - CFML News Edition
Modernize or Die® - CFML News for November 9th, 2021 - Episode 125

Modernize or Die ® Podcast - CFML News Edition

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 53:14


2021-11-09 Weekly News - Episode 125Watch the video version on YouTube at https://youtu.be/XkpNcuDzhhw Hosts: Gavin Pickin - Senior Developer for Ortus Solutions Eric Peterson - Senior Developer for Ortus Solutions Thanks to our Sponsor - Ortus SolutionsThe makers of ColdBox, CommandBox, ForgeBox, TestBox and almost every other Box out there. A few ways  to say thanks back to Ortus Solutions: Like and subscribe to our videos on YouTube.  Subscribe to our Podcast on your Podcast Apps and leave us a review Sign up for a free or paid account on CFCasts, which is releasing new content every week Buy Ortus's new Book - 102 ColdBox HMVC Quick Tips and Tricks on GumRoad (http://gum.co/coldbox-tips) Patreon SupportWe have 37 patreons providing 93% of the funding for our Modernize or Die Podcasts via our Patreon site: https://www.patreon.com/ortussolutions. Now offering Annual Memberships, pay for the year and save 10% - great for businesses.News and EventsColdBox Mail Services 2.0 Released - Fluent Mail For AllWe are so excited to bring you a major release of our cbmailservices module. This module has been around since our initial versions of ColdBox and it has now matured into a modern and fluent library for sending mail.https://www.ortussolutions.com/blog/coldbox-mail-services-20-fluent-mail-for-all https://www.forgebox.io/view/cbmailservices FORGEBOX 6 has landed!After several months of work, we are proud to announce the release of FORGEBOX 6. This has been a major undertaking spawning several months worth of work, a complete UI revamp for registered users, many bug fixes, multi-key API, and much more. We have also introduced our new Business Accounts (https://forgebox.io/plans) with the ability for organizations to have a simple and human way of managing their final package releases and their teams.https://www.ortussolutions.com/blog/forgebox-6-has-landed Tonight!!! - Mid Michigan CFUG Meeting - Using AI and machine learning along with ColdFusion to build a smarter call center with Nick KwiatkowskiTuesday 11/9/21 at 7 pm easternUsing AI and machine learning along with ColdFusion to build a smarter call center at the next Mid-Michigan CFUG meeting Tuesday 11/9/21 at 7 pm eastern.  Michigan State University's, Nick Kwiatkowski, will be showing how to create voice and text-based chat bots that you can deploy to your contact centers (and help desks!) to help automate frequently asked questions.Meeting URL: https://bit.ly/3w9LZ7D Adobe 1 Day Workshop - Adobe ColdFusion Workshop with Damien BruyndonckxWed, November 10, 202109:00 - 17:00 CEST EUROPEANJoin the Adobe ColdFusion Workshop to learn how you and your agency can leverage ColdFusion to create amazing web content. This one-day training will cover all facets of Adobe ColdFusion that developers need to build applications that can run across multiple cloud providers or on-premise.https://coldfusion-workshop.meetus.adobeevents.com/ Ortus Webinar for November - Javier Quintero - FORGEBOX Business Plan: Introducing Organizations and TeamsNovember 19th at 11:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada)In this webinar, Javier Quintero, lead developer of FORGEBOX, will present the new features and the improved UI that is now available on FORGEBOX 6. Moreover, he'll explore in depth the Business Plan that is directed towards organizations and teams so they can collaborate and support their software building needs. He will show us how to create a new organization, how you can add members to it with specific roles, and how you can control teams, members, packages and publish access.with Javier Quinterohttps://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZclfuGopjkiG9TIMoC93YbKIcLM1ok_KKlwOnline CF Meetup - "Avoiding Server-Side Request Forgery (SSRF) Vulns in CFML", with Brian ReillyThursday, November 11, 2021 - 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM PSTServer-Side Request Forgery (SSRF) vulnerabilities allow an attacker to make arbitrary web requests (and in some cases, other protocols too) from the application environment. Exploiting these flaws can lead to leaking sensitive data, accessing internal resources, and under certain circumstances, remote command execution.Several ColdFusion/CFML tags and functions can process URLs as file path arguments -- including some tags and and functions that you might not expect. If these tags and functions process unvalidated user-controlled input, this can lead to SSRF vulnerabilities in your applications. In addition to providing a list of affected tags and functions, I'll cover some approaches for identifying and remediating vulnerable code. My goal for this talk is to raise awareness about what may be a security blindspot for some ColdFusion/CFML developers.https://www.meetup.com/coldfusionmeetup/events/281850930/ ICYMI - Online CF Meetup - "Migrating apps to ColdFusion 2021 from earlier versions", with Charlie ArehartThursday, November 4, 20219:00 AM to 10:00 AM PDTWhile CF2021 has been out now for a year (released in Nov 2020), many orgs may only now be considering moving to it, whether from CF2018 or perhaps CF2016, CF11, CF10, or even earlier. How have the versions changed, in ways that some older code may not run on CF2021? And if you're skipping some CF version/s, what might have tripped you up in those, though not really "new" in CF2021 itself? And what can you do to mitigate such challenges?In this session, CF troubleshooter Charlie Arehart will share from his experience helping folks make such migrations the past year (and for years with previous CF versions), whether in his role as an independent consultant or providing assistance to the CF community. He'll cover things you can consider in advance of the migration as well as things that might help during or after the migration. Most importantly, this talk will focus on the differences between CF2021 and various earlier CF versions. (Note that he has previously given a talk on migrating CF admin settings, and he plans a future talk on some other aspects of migration.)https://www.meetup.com/coldfusionmeetup/events/281800384/ Recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQBHnQExFqc CFCasts Content Updateshttps://www.cfcasts.com Just ReleasedYouth Trainings - Universidad Don BoscoControl de Versiones Coming this week Youth Trainings - Universidad Don Bosco SoapBox Video Podcast A new series of ForgeBox coming very soonSend your suggestions at https://cfcasts.com/supportConferences and TrainingDeploy by Digital OceanTHE VIRTUAL CONFERENCE FOR GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT TEAMSNovember 16-17, 2021 https://deploy.digitalocean.com/homeAWS re:InventNOV. 29 – DEC. 3, 2021 | LAS VEGAS, NVCELEBRATING 10 YEARS OF RE:INVENTVirtual: FreeIn Person: $1799https://reinvent.awsevents.com/ Postgres BuildOnline - FreeNov 30-Dec 1 2021https://www.postgresbuild.com/ ITB Latam 2021December 2-3, 2021Into the Box LATAM is back and better than ever! Our virtual conference will include speakers from El Salvador and all over the world, who'll present on the latest web and mobile technologies in Latin America.Registration is completely free so don't miss out!ITB Latam Schedule Postedhttps://latam.intothebox.org/ Adobe ColdFusion Summit 2021December 7th and 8th - VirtualAgenda is out!!!@Adobe @coldfusion #CFSummit2021 keynote we will be featuring @ashleymcnamara! Her talk will focus on the history & future of DevRel how we got here & where we're going.2 tracks - 1 all CFML - the other a mix of CFML and semi-related topicsRegister for Free - https://cfsummit.vconfex.com/site/adobe-cold-fusion-summit-2021/1290Blog - https://coldfusion.adobe.com/2021/09/adobe-coldfusion-summit-2021-registrations-open/ jConf.devNow a free virtual eventDecember 9th starting at 8:30 am CDT/2:30 pm UTC.https://2021.jconf.dev/?mc_cid=b62adc151d&mc_eid=8293d6fdb0 VueJS Nation ConferenceOnline Live EventJanuary 26th & 27th 2022Register for FreeCall for Speakers is openhttps://vuejsnation.com/ More conferencesNeed more conferences, this site has a huge list of conferences for almost any language/community.https://confs.tech/Blogs, Tweets and Videos of the WeekBlog - Ben Nadel - Writing To The Standard Out / Console Using WriteDump() In Adobe ColdFusion 2021As I'm starting to modernize my ColdFusion blogging platform, one thing that I am missing terribly from Lucee CFML is the ability to write to the standard out (stdout) and standard error (stderr) streams. In a Docker / containerized context, writing to the output streams is a powerful debugging tool (not to mention a log aggregation technique). A few months ago, I looked at porting the systemOutput() function from Lucee CFML to Adobe ColdFusion; but, I just recently discovered that the CFDump tag and the writeDump() function in Adobe ColdFusion can write directly to the "console" (Standard Out) instead of to the browser. This isn't as seamless as systemOutput(); but, it may just be good enough!https://www.bennadel.com/blog/4150-writing-to-the-standard-out-console-using-writedump-in-adobe-coldfusion-2021.htm Blog - Ben Nadel - ColdFusion Component Setters / Accessors Are Chainable For Easy Dependency-InjectionThis is primarily a note-to-self; but the other day, I stumbled upon / remembered that the auto-generated accessors in a ColdFusion component are chainable. At work, I never think about this because we use a dependency-injection framework which performs all the setter-injection for us. However, in my blogging platform, all the components are wired-up manually in my onApplicationStart() event-handler. As such, the fact that I can chain my setter accessors leads to a lovely, fluent API.https://www.bennadel.com/blog/4149-coldfusion-component-setters-accessors-are-chainable-for-easy-dependency-injection.htm Blog - Ben Nadel - Considering An isError() Decision Function In ColdFusionAs I mentioned earlier today, I'm looking to use Rollbar's Java SDK in my Adobe ColdFusion 2021 app (namely, this blog). The Rollbar SDK exposes a fairly simple API. However, that simple API uses a data-type that I almost never think about in my code: java.lang.Throwable. To be clear, I deal with error objects all the time in ColdFusion; but, I'm usually serializing them to the "Standard Error" stream (where they get slurped-up into our log aggregator) - I'm never worrying about the actual data-type and what impact it may have on Java method signatures. It got me thinking about decision functions; and, why there is no isError() built-in function (BIF).https://www.bennadel.com/blog/4148-considering-an-iserror-decision-function-in-coldfusion.htm Blog - Javier Quintero - Ortus Solutions - FORGEBOX 6 has landed!After several months of work, we are proud to announce the release of FORGEBOX 6. This has been a major undertaking spawning several months worth of work, a complete UI revamp for registered users, many bug fixes, multi-key API, and much more. We have also introduced our new Business Accounts (https://forgebox.io/plans) with the ability for organizations to have a simple and human way of managing their final package releases and their teams.https://www.ortussolutions.com/blog/forgebox-6-has-landed Blog - Adam Cameron - A question about the overhead of OOP in CFMLA question cropped up on the CFML Slack channel the other day. My answer was fairly long-winded so I decided to post it here as well. I asked the original questioner, and they are OK with me reproducing their question.Again, I have a question to experienced OOP cfml coders. From the clean code concept I know I should break code into smaller (er even its smallest ) pieces. Is there any possible reason to stop doing that at a certain level in CFML? Eg. for performance reasons? Eg. lets assume I have a component named Car.cfc. Should I always break a Car.cfc component into Wheel.cfc, Engine.cfc, CarBody.cfc accordingly? Does the createObject behave like include files that would come with a certain overhead because of physical file request? What is when I also break Engine.cfc into many little pieces (and Wheel.cfc also)?Andreas @ CFML Slack ChannelHere's my answer. I've tidied up the English in some places, but have not changed any detail of what I said.This is interesting as Eric is battling this in quick and has made some amazing strides latelyhttps://blog.adamcameron.me/2021/11/a-question-about-overhead-of-oop-in-cfml.html Blog - Ben Nadel - Getting Rollbar's Java SDK 1.7.10 Working In Adobe ColdFusion 2021As I mentioned the other day, I'm preparing to pour some love into my ColdFusion blogging platform. One area in much need of love is my error logging. If you can even imagine, this blog still uses email as the primary means to report errors! *Ring ring ring* - Hello. What's that? The 1990's called and they want their error handling back? As a step towards modernization, I thought I would try out Rollbar - they have both a client-side JavaScript SDK and a server-side Java SDK. And, I think they have a cool name. Getting Rollbar's Java SDK 1.7.10 working with Adobe ColdFusion 2021 turned out to be a bit of a battle.https://www.bennadel.com/blog/4147-getting-rollbars-java-sdk-1-7-10-working-in-adobe-coldfusion-2021.htm CFML JobsSeveral positions available on https://www.getcfmljobs.com/Listing over 227 ColdFusion positions from 102 companies across 123 locations in 5 Countries.1 new jobs listedFull-Time - ColdFusion Developer at Gold Coast QLD - Australia Posted Nov 03https://www.getcfmljobs.com/jobs/index.cfm/australia/ColdFusion-Developer-at-Gold-Coast-QLD/11375 ForgeBox Module of the WeekColdBox Mail Services 2.0 by Luis Majano and Ortus SolutionsWe are so excited to bring you a major release of our cbmailservices module. This module has been around since our initial versions of ColdBox and it has now matured into a modern and fluent library for sending mail.https://www.ortussolutions.com/blog/coldbox-mail-services-20-fluent-mail-for-all https://www.forgebox.io/view/cbmailservices VS Code Hint Tips and Tricks of the WeekNew Relic CodeStream: GitHub, GitLab, Bitbucket PRs and Code ReviewNew Relic CodeStream is a developer collaboration platform that integrates essential dev tools into VS Code. Eliminate context-switching and simplify code discussion and code review by putting collaboration tools in your IDE.Integrations Code Hosts: Bitbucket, Bitbucket Server, GitHub, GitHub Enterprise, GitLab, GitLab Self-Managed Issue Trackers: Asana, Azure DevOps, Bitbucket, Clubhouse, GitHub, GitHub Enterprise, GitLab, GitLab Self-Managed, Jira, Linear, Trello, YouTrack Observability: New Relic One, Pixie Messaging Services: Slack, Microsoft Teams CodeStream is now part of New Relic - This must be very recenthttps://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=CodeStream.codestream Thank you to all of our Patreon SupportersThese individuals are personally supporting our open source initiatives to ensure the great toolings like CommandBox, ForgeBox, ColdBox,  ContentBox, TestBox and all the other boxes keep getting the continuous development they need, and funds the cloud infrastructure at our community relies on like ForgeBox for our Package Management with CommandBox. You can support us on Patreon here https://www.patreon.com/ortussolutionsNow offering Annual Memberships, pay for the year and save 10% - great for businesses. Bronze Packages and up, now get a ForgeBox Pro and CFCasts subscriptions as a perk for their Patreon Subscription. All Patreon supporters have a Profile badge on the Community Website All Patreon supporters have their own Private Forum access on the Community Website Patreons John Wilson - Synaptrix  Eric Hoffman Gary Knight Mario Rodrigues Giancarlo Gomez David Belanger Jonathan Perret Jeffry McGee - Sunstar Media Dean Maunder Joseph Lamoree Don Bellamy Jan Jannek Laksma Tirtohadi Carl Von Stetten Dan Card Jeremy Adams Jordan Clark Matthew Clemente Daniel Garcia Scott Steinbeck - Agri Tracking Systems Ben Nadel Mingo Hagen Brett DeLine Kai Koenig Charlie Arehart Jonas Eriksson Jason Daiger Jeff McClain Shawn Oden Matthew Darby Ross Phillips Edgardo Cabezas Patrick Flynn Stephany Monge Kevin Wright Steven Klotz You can see an up to date list of all sponsors on Ortus Solutions' Websitehttps://ortussolutions.com/about-us/sponsors ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★

The Tech Blog Writer Podcast
1777: Figma - Remote Collaboration and Diversity in Design.

The Tech Blog Writer Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 37:14


Here in 2021, Figma is a web-based design platform used by Uber, Deliveroo, and Bulb that's challenging the likes of Adobe and Sketch. Forget Unicorn status after Figma has received significant VC investment and also has a heavy-weight $10BN valuation. But what is the story behind Figma? Pierre Berlin shares the story and Figma's ambitions for growth in the UK and beyond, including expansion plans, hiring plans and new tools on the horizon, and the critical milestones made in the region to date. We also discuss reinventing remote collaboration and empowering diversity in design. I learn more about the new business model of design, how it's accelerated during the pandemic, and why design differentiates brands across every sector. We also discuss the USP of web-based tools which are enabling true remote collaboration across all locations, operating systems, and platforms – and why diversity is so important.

Into the Ether
EthHub Weekly #190: ETH all-time high, Facebook rebrands to Meta, Optimism details EVM equivalence, Across Protocol, Phonon introduced, Adobe adds NFT support and Immutable + ESL partnership

Into the Ether

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 48:04


On the EthHub Weekly Recap we cover topics from the EthHub Weekly Newsletter. In this episode we discuss ETH all-time high, Facebook rebrands to Meta, Optimism details EVM equivalence, Across Protocol, Phonon introduced, Adobe adds NFT support and Immutable + ESL partnership

The Practice of Therapy Podcast with Gordon Brewer
Brett Hill | The Power of Mindfulness In Private Practice | TPOT 203

The Practice of Therapy Podcast with Gordon Brewer

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 32:26


In this episode, Brett Hill, mindfulness guru, joins the show. He defines mindfulness for us as the awareness that arises from paying attention to the present moment. When you can harness the awareness that occurs, you can respond to reality in a new light. Brett explains the power of incremental growth and how it can change your private practice. Plus, Brett dives deep into how mindfulness can be a powerful tool for not only your personal life but also for your private practice. Meet Brett Hill In college, I decided that the limits of what we can achieve and the quality of our lives are dependent on our ability to communicate well.  My degree in interpersonal communication combined nicely with my fascination for technology led to a career as a technical storyteller, author, blogger, and speaker for companies like Microsoft, Adobe and others. But I wanted to go much deeper, so sought out the best I could find. I've had the good fortune to study Hakomi somatic psychotherapy with the founder –  Ron Kurtz, Matrix Leadership group dynamics with the founder – Amina Knowlan, and meditation with the late Audle Allison. I taught meditation for several years and founded the Quest Institute in Dallas. Other influences include martial arts, contact improvisation, and training with Gabrielle Roth As a result of this unique background, I've come to believe there is no faster way to improve your communications and the quality of your life than being mindful during a conversation. The Language of Mindfulness is the distillation of many years of work and inspired a TEDx talk (2021), the book, and the class in development. I am available for podcasts, speaking, and coaching. If you have any questions, would love to chat. The Power of Incremental Growth Marketing yourself as a resource is a very different business than selling software or a mobile app. When you're selling yourself as a service, it takes an entirely different orientation. You need to add small pieces over time like social media, podcasting, and website work. Plus, networking is essential when you are selling yourself as a service. That way, you can be connected to the right social fabric. When you shift to private practice, you have to learn how to run your business differently. Improve Your Professional Life With Mindfulness Mindfulness is the number one thing you can do to improve your personal and professional life. If you want to lift your life's quality, learning to be mindful will change your brain matter. Through mindfulness, your prefrontal cortex actually gains more material. That material in your brain is going to make your world a lot easier than it is today. You will be calmer, more resilient, and you will have a lot more choices than you did before. It's time to teach yourself how to slow things down enough to be mindful. You can learn this over time; it's a skill! Saving Time By Using The Power of Mindfulness If you don't have time to learn about mindfulness, then you really need to practice it! Would you rather spend 20 minutes getting something done frantically and get it done to 70% of your capacity? Or would you rather spend 20 minutes getting something done and be calmer and do it better? You might even do it in 15 minutes. With mindfulness, you can save time doing your tasks. More importantly, you will have a better quality of life. What's the point of being busy? If you're always busy, your life is going to be over before you know it. The Basics Behind Mindfulness First, Brett will teach clients about mindfulness. Most people don't know what mindfulness means or what it looks like. Brett will tell clients how to separate their thoughts and identity; once you can do this, it's pure magic. You can't read a book about mindfulness and understand it. Instead, it would help if you practiced mindfulness. We have a choice about what voice we listen to in our heads. Think about how your inner critic is taking over your thoughts and behaviors. The practice of mindfulness is responding to which voice we listen to. The Formula To Find Your Niche Brett has built his niche around mindfulness. He will show up on people's podcasts and talk about mindfulness, explain how it works, and even demonstrate. This routine has established Brett as an expert in this field. So, when people discover Brett, they find him in the context of mindfulness and mindful communication. It's important to frame yourself as an expert on some topic and have a lot of referenceable material. A niche is about having an identity and being an expert at said identity.     Being transparent… Some of the resources below use affiliate links which simply means we receive a commission if you purchase using the links, at no extra cost to you. Thanks for using the links! Brett's Resources Language of Mindfulness How to Start a Mindfulness Meditation Practice The Language of Mindfulness Podcast Brett's Instagram  Resources Use the promo code "GORDON" to get 2 months of Therapy Notes free. Blueprint Health: First month free with promo code TPOTPODCAST Apply For My Focus Group [Starts November 2021] Using Google Workspace As A Practice Platform Course Get Your Copy of The Full Focus Planner   Join the Google Workspace for Therapists Users Group Follow @PracticeofTherapy on Instagram Meet Gordon Brewer, MEd, LMFT Gordon is the person behind The Practice of Therapy Podcast & Blog. He is also President and Founder of Kingsport Counseling Associates, PLLC. He is a therapist, consultant, business mentor, trainer, and writer. PLEASE Subscribe to The Practice of Therapy Podcast wherever you listen to it. Follow us on Twitter @therapistlearn, and Pinterest, “Like” us on Facebook.

CodeNewbie
S18:E1 - What are SVGs and when should you use them (Christina Gorton)

CodeNewbie

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 22:42


In this episode, we talk about Scalable Vector Graphics, or SVGs, with Christina Gorton, developer advocate at Forem. Christina talks about what an SVG is, and when might use SVGs over CSS or Javascript for your graphics or animations, and why using SVGs has grown in popularity in recent years. Show Links DevDiscuss (sponsor) DevNews (sponsor) New Relic (sponsor) Retool (sponsor) SVG freeCodeCamp HTML CSS JavaScript CodePen Pixel art Adobe illustrator Inkscape Figma WebGL CSS layout CSS Grid

Go To Market Grit
President and COO Coinbase, Emilie Choi: Rising Through the Crypto Ranks

Go To Market Grit

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 64:26


"Crypto" is a term that has recently re-shaped the way the world thinks about money. For Emilie Choi, President and COO at Coinbase, it has been at the forefront of her work and mind for quite some time. Emilie is a true workplace warrior and that is reflected in her leadership at Coinbase as she has cultivated an ethos that endears her entire organization and those she works alongside.In this episode, Emilie doesn't pull the punches as she divulges her own strengths and weaknesses and how she strives to make them both equal assets. She also expounds on fostering connections in the workplace, her mission-oriented mindset, and how it is a mindset she likes to see in entrepreneurs. Emilie also offers essential insight into the current shape of cryptocurrency and the exciting direction that it is headed.      In this episode, we cover: Emilie's competitive advantage and how she transformed her weakness into an asset. (3:35) Sensitivity in the workplace: Emilie opens up about a time when she showed her vulnerability in her “top of mind” email to the organization and how that cultivated a connection across the teams. (7:34) Building out LinkedIn's Corp Dev team in its early stages and how entrepreneurs successfully ran LinkedIn's three business lines. (9:21) Missionary vs mercenary: Emilie shares why it's refreshing to work with crypto entrepreneurs who are mission-oriented - and Joubin taps into his recent experience with hiring a candidate. (13:00) Why Emilie admires Amazon's core business strategy - and her opinion on companies she would hypothetically buy. (17:36) How Emilie's desire to continue learning led her to make a lateral move from LinkedIn to Coinbase - and how she navigated the recruitment process of her team. (22:10) An overview of Coinbase: assets, revenue, long-term trajectory, and their three main focuses - and Emilie breaks down Coinbase's innovation by comparing it to the evolution of mobile phones. (31:10) ‘Volatility is a feature, not a bug': What volatility means for Coinbase - and why Amazon and Adobe serve as an influence for Coinbase as they invest in their future acts. (38:38) Weathering the crypto winter: How Emilie frames investing in crypto to potential buyers - and how she integrates grit and resilience into her role and across the organization. (43:47) Emilie shares her thoughts on Coinbase's %5 employee departure after their pledge to be apolitical - and what she admires about the Coinbase CEO, Brian Armstrong. (49:09) Emilie reflects on what she has learned as she grew into COO and President - and how Coinbase grew to be the number one regulated crypto custodian in the world. (56:22) Links: Connect with Emilie LinkedIn Coinbase Connect with Joubin Twitter LinkedIn Email: gtmg@kleinerperkins.com  Learn more about Kleiner Perkins

The Image Doctors Talk Photography
The Image Doctors #119

The Image Doctors Talk Photography

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 6, 2021 13:13


Adobe completely revamped the way masking works in Lightroom, including the addition of AI-based selections. This week, we'll talk about what we have learned so far regarding making selections in Lightroom Classic 11. The post The Image Doctors #119 appeared first on Jason P. Odell Photography.

The Weekly Typographic
#78 – Lettering versus type design skills

The Weekly Typographic

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2021 39:02


Lettering versus type design skills Look, we couldn't cover this week's type and design news without mentioning the big one… the meta-verse. What does it mean for designers? How will the future of a virtual universe change And what about that new logo?? Away from that and back into the real world(!), we're talking about a great behind the scenes interview with the Sharp Type co-founders, the news about PostScript Type 1 support being dropped by Adobe, and a super cool piece of design / visual communication by the clever folks at The Pudding. We're having more of a conversation in this week's nerd alert, where Micah and Steph grill Olivia on her experiences practicing both type design and lettering, the lessons she takes from one to the other, and how those skills help her more generally as a designer. We had fun, we hope you enjoy the conversation too. If you have more questions on the topic that we didn't cover, drop us a note on Twitter or Instagram @theleagueof. PS. If you want to hear our previous conversation about why you would using custom lettering versus typography in your designs, scroll back to episode #33 from August 2020. Weekly Typographic Newsletter Links Find out more at http://podcast.theleagueofmoveabletype.com

The My Wife Quit Her Job Podcast With Steve Chou
379: The Single Most Important Way To Improve Your Sales With Jon McDonald

The My Wife Quit Her Job Podcast With Steve Chou

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 51:33


Today, I’m excited to have Jon McDonald on the show. Jon is the founder of The Good, a conversion rate optimization firm that has achieved incredible results for famous brands such as Adobe, Nike, Xerox and The Economist. Jon is an expert at converting customers and in this episode, you will learn what it takes to improve the conversion rate for an ecommerce brand. What You’ll Learn Jon’s background story and why he’s the best Conversion rate best practices for an ecommerce store The best way to find conversion leaks in your sales funnel Other Resources And Books The Good […] The post 379: The Single Most Important Way To Improve Your Sales With Jon McDonald appeared first on MyWifeQuitHerJob.com.

The Productivityist Podcast
Jeff Harry talks about Play, Flow and Curiosity

The Productivityist Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 38:41


Jeff Harry combines positive psychology and play to help teams and organizations navigate difficult conversations and assist individuals in addressing their biggest challenges through embracing a play-oriented approach to work.  For his work, Jeff was selected by BambooHR & Engagedly as one of the Top 100 HR Influencers of 2020 and has been featured in the NY Times, Mashable, Upworthy, & Shondaland. Jeff has worked with Google, Microsoft, Southwest Airlines, Adobe, the NFL, Amazon, and Facebook, helping their staff to infuse more play into the day-to-day. I had a really fun time catching up with Jeff. In this episode we explore rethinking how people work, historical innovators, the power of curiosity and long-term thinking – and John Steinbeck quotes. Talking Points Jeff's definition of play  Building a psychologically safe place for your company Measuring quality over quantity Building trust with your staff How certain environments unlock play and flow Identifying your play value Quote "Play is the joyful act when you forget about time." Helpful Links Rediscover Your Play Episode 365: Purposeful Play with Gary Ware Episode 90: Productivity & Play with Dr. Kirsten Milliken ‘Four Thousand Weeks' by Oliver Burkeman  ‘Bullshit Jobs' by David Graeber Episode 379: Erin Meyer talks about No Rules Rules Dig to Fly Episode 266: Becoming Indistractable with Nir Eyal @JeffHarryPlays  Want to discover some of the books mentioned on the podcast? Check out Scribd, my reading app of choice.   If you enjoyed the episode, please leave a rating and/or review wherever you listened to the episode. Also don't forget to check out all of our podcast sponsors found on our podcast sponsors page.   If you enjoyed the episode, please leave a rating and/or review wherever you listened to the episode. And if you want to have easy access to the archives of the show and ensure you don't miss the new episodes to come then subscribe to the podcast in the app you're using.

Barron's Live
Tech Trader - It's All About the Content: An Update from Adobe

Barron's Live

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 34:00


Barron's associate editor for technology Eric Savitz sits down with Adobe executive VP Anil Chakravarthy to talk about the future of digital media.

Inspired Execution
Adobe CTO & CPO on building relationships, enabling creativity for all, and three lessons learned from moving to the cloud

Inspired Execution

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 27:21


Joining the podcast today is Abhay Parasnis, CTO and CPO at Adobe. The common thread throughout his impressive career is a deep passion for technology, products, and building new things. Abhay shares why career journeys are not a straight line, how Adobe is helping enable self-expression for all, three lessons learned from becoming a cloud company, and the exciting future of AI. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Draws in Spanish |  Conversations with Latinx Visual Artists and Designers
05: Mexican & Irish-American Illustrator and Author, Molly Mendoza

Draws in Spanish | Conversations with Latinx Visual Artists and Designers

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 47:12


If you've ever felt shy speaking Spanish, you'll feel right at home with this episode. This week, I chat with Portland-based illustrator and author Molly Mendoza about how their Mexican/Irish-American culture influence their colorful and dynamic work.Molly was raised in the Chicago suburbs before moving to Arizona in middle school, and eventually landed in Portland, OR for college. Since their college days, Molly's illustrated picture books, written graphic novels, and painted murals all while continuously elevating their work.Despite working with notable clients like Adobe and The New York Times, Molly's not above making fan art! They explain that they view fan art as a fun outlet and a break from commercial work that allows them to connect to some of their favorite anime series like JoJo Bizarre Adventure. Molly even admits that their JBA fan art subtlety influenced their recent work for “Reflejoz en La Luz,” their recent duo show at Upper Playground Gallery in Portland.These days, Molly's focused on illustrating a new picture book, Jovita Wore Pants, and explains how they've built trust with Art Directors in order to approach every illustrated book differently. Listen to this episode to learn more about Molly's Latinx influences, intuitive approach to illustration, and thriving career in publishing.Listen to the episode on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, Stitcher, iHeartRadio, or on your favorite podcast platform.Topics Covered:What it was like growing up in an Irish-American & Mexican householdFeeling self-conscious speaking SpanishHow Latinx heritage influences artwork in very personal waysThe struggles and realities of moving to a new middle schoolHow light and color heavily influence their workFan art as a legitimate art formWorking on their new picture book Jovita Wore Pants.Practical advice for artists wanting to work in comics and graphic novelsGuest InfoCheck out Molly's latest work on Instagram, and their latest comic The Drake's Sword for Shortbox Comics Fair.Bonus Links:Shade of Fear: Horror Anthology KickstarterSKIP - Molly's Graphic NovelMolly's insanely awesome portfolioSpecial OfferListeners of the podcast can get a free, undated weekly and monthly planner inspired by the show from our website here.Follow Me between Draws in Spanish episodes:Our WebsiteInstagramYoutubeTikTok

Tech Talk Y'all
Getting punched in the face in the metaverse

Tech Talk Y'all

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 34:20


Brought to you by TogetherLetters! Taking a break next week In this episode: Five points for anger, one for a ‘like': How Facebook's formula fostered rage and misinformation Facebook is changing its name to Meta as it focuses on the virtual world FTC Study Confirms ISPs Collect a Scary Amount of Your Personal Data Amazon now delivers more US packages than FedEx Faze Clan to go public through $1 billion SPAC deal PayPal says it is currently not pursuing Pinterest acquisition AD BREAK Tesco opens first “just walk out” store to take on Amazon Paleontologist Jack Horner of Jurassic Park Fame Launches Dinosaur NFTs To Fund Scientific Research Amazon's Clubhouse competitor may let you DJ your own radio show Adobe brings Photoshop and Illustrator to the web Chipotle cancels in-restaurant Boorito deal for $1 million free burrito giveaway, $5 Halloween meals Weird and Wacky: China's Lipstick King sold an astonishing $1.7 billion in goods in 12 hours — and that was just in a promotion for the country's biggest shopping day Teen Girls Are Developing Tics. Doctors Say TikTok Could Be a Factor. BJ Novac's photo got put in the public domain, and great endorsements insued Tech Rec: Sanjay - This Sneaker Does Not Exist Adam - Castro Podcast Player --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/techtalkyall/message

Check Your Aesthetic Podcast
Ep. 56: Small Biz Conventions + Adobe Live ft. Allie Rose

Check Your Aesthetic Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 43:26


In today's episode, Allie from Allie Rose Co was back on to talk about her crazy and amazing adventures recently! She talked about her cross-country trip this summer, her trip to NYC for a small business convention, and the two days that she went live with Adobe. Listen to hear how she got involved in these great opportunities, and for some relatable stories about her recent struggles. Check out Check Your Aesthetic on Instagram Check out Alexis on Instagram Check out Alexis on Tik Tok Check out Alexis's Etsy Check out Katie on Instagram Check out Katie on Tik Tok Check out Katie's website Check out Allie's Instagram Check out Allie's website

7:31 AM
October 28th, 2021: PlayStation State of Play Highlights, Adobe Adds NFT Function, First Look at ‘Lightyear' & More.

7:31 AM

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2021 6:04


On today's show:Happy Birthday Frank Ocean and Joaquin Phoenix!Latest Sony PlayStation State of Play Highlights.WWE Leaves Topps and Reunites With Panini for Trading Cards Deal.Adobe Photoshop is Adding a “Prepare as NFT” Function.First Look at ‘Lightyear', the Buzz Lightyear Origin Story.Manchester City Loses on Penalties & Recap of Proper Football.J.J Redick Will Join ESPN As An Analyst After a 15-year NBA Career.For more details on these stories and many more, follow ONE37pm on IG, Twitter, FB and TT.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Recode Decode with Kara Swisher
Adobe's Scott Belsky on how NFTs will change creativity

Recode Decode with Kara Swisher

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 65:32


Adobe is one of those companies that I don't think we pay enough attention to — it's been around since 1982, and the entire creative economy runs through its software. You don't just edit a photo, you Photoshop it. We spend a lot of time on Decoder talking about the creator economy, but creators themselves spend all their time working in Adobe's tools. On this episode, I'm talking to Scott Belsky, chief product officer at Adobe, about the new features coming to their products, many of which focus on collaboration, and about creativity broadly — who gets to be a creative, where they might work, and how they get paid. Transcript Links: NFTs Explained Adobe brings a simplified Photoshop to the web Adobe is adding a collaborative mood board to Creative Cloud Soon you can use Photoshop to prepare your art as an NFT The Dog Ramps Tweet The Furry Lisa, CryptoArt, & The New Economy Of Digital Creativity A $120,000 Banana Is Peeled From an Art Exhibition and Eaten Adobe and Twitter are designing a system for permanently attaching artists' names to pictures "I still own you" clip Credits: Decoder is a production of The Verge, and part of the Vox Media Podcast Network. Today's episode was produced by Creighton DeSimone, Alexander Charles Adams, and Andrew Marino and we are edited by Callie Wright. Our music is by Breakmaster Cylinder.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices