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GC On-Demand Ep. 11 - Talking Business, Technology, and Pure Storage with Vaughn Stewart (@vStewed)

Blog Post created by discoposse Expert on Mar 20, 2016

In this episode, we  talk with Vaughn Stewart (@vStewed).  We cover the all important topic of understanding business needs as a technologist, being a public voice in the tech industry, disruption, and the Pure Accelerate conference that just happened in San Francisco.

 

Our chat touches on the importance of being a trusted advisor, and some very interesting insight into how to do that in a tumultuous and competitive industry.

 

Vaughn also gives us one of the most interesting book lists to date!

 

Listen to the Podcast Right Here!

 

We talk on some very interesting topics including:

  • Being the voice of technology while working in a vendor
  • Key points on being a trusted advisor for customers and peers
    • People have an affinity for genuine conversations
    • Understand you can't deliver anything in a vacuum
    • If you're educated you should know where it works well.  Know where it doesn't work also.
  • Be deductive versus inductive
  • Crossing the streams with vendors and confusion in the marketplace for customers
  • Pure Accelerate conference results and announcements
  • How do you stay up to date on technology, especially with needing a long term view?
  • What's your must read book?

 

 

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