Charter Engage: Know IT Podcast

New podcast series highlights innovations, developments, and technologies in the IT Industry.

Kelly Michell, President, introduces the podcast series – Charter Engage: Know IT.
Music credit: AudioCoffee/ Kyshchuk, Denys. (2023). It's Time To Get Up [Song].
Charter is pleased to present this series of podcasts to discuss various aspects of IT innovation, and how they are used to help organizations become future-ready. 

In this introductory episode, we hear welcoming words from Charter President, Kelly Michell, as he discusses the underlying premise for our podcast series, Charter Engage: Know IT.  

Charter's podcasts are designed to help businesses learn about industry advances through meetings and interviews with key IT leaders sharing their valuable real-world experience, successes, and learning moments, by discussing their use of different services, applications, and apparatus in the field.

Charter Engage: Know IT podcasts are scheduled to run monthly and are available on the top podcast platforms.

The Secure Connected Worker: Think Big (episode 1)

Join Charter CTO, Ronnie Scott and others to discuss the big trends that have emerged as part of the pandemic. Connected worker is part of the vernacular now, and has meant big shifts for organizations across industries. In the first episode, we unpack the true meaning of connected worker and how organizations should be thinking about it as we continue into 2023.

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The Secure Connected Worker: Solve Smart (episode 2)

In the second installment of our podcast, we can begin to dig into the more technical questions. These include “How would we?” along with “Does it make sense?” These two questions need to go hand-in-hand, as the cost may outweigh the benefit - but to know the cost we need to at least understand the solution.

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The Secure Connected Worker: Start Smart (episode 3)

In the third and final installment of the Charter Engage podcast, Charter CTO Ronnie Scott does a deep dive on an approach that drives an ideal outcome for the secure connected worker.

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Design Thinking - We Are All Designers!

This latest podcast covers how Design Thinking can aid in corporate digital transformation by using customer-focused empathy to create products and services that meet their needs. It covers theoretical and practical business problems, real-life customer scenarios, and advice on getting started and partnering with Charter.

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Moving Beyond Spreadsheets

This podcast explores, how in today's complex world, valuable insights require data. Spreadsheets have limitations in scalability, security, and analytics. New tools and platforms are needed for modern analytics beyond spreadsheets, allowing businesses to gain deeper insights and make more informed decisions while protecting sensitive data.

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What's Up in Calgary

This podcast explores the market in Calgary, Alberta from a business and technical perspective. The program covers theoretical and practical business problems happening in the area with real-life customer scenarios, and advice on getting started and partnering with us.

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Charter’s Business Transformation Roadshow: A Practical Approach to Business Transformation

This podcast announces Charter’s Business Transformation Roadshow across Canada with a series of “Lunch and Learns” delivering a comprehensive program centred on business transformation, where we help to answer two main questions: 1) “What value does business transformation bring to my organization?” and 2) “Where do I begin?”

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Cybersecurity Awareness Featuring Jason Maynard

This podcast features Cisco’s Field CTO- Cisco Security, Jason Maynard, and focuses on enhancing your Cybersecurity Awareness throughout your organization by exploring what’s happening in the field, through real-world case-study examples, the top security issues and challenges, and ways to protect your environment by capitalizing on IT, OT, and IoT technology.

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Charter's Cybersecurity Best Practices

This second podcast on security in October's Cybersecurity Awareness Month discusses best practices and how to plan and execute a cybersecurity strategy that protects the people, your assets, and the devices of your organizations.

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IT Staff Smarts: The Augmentation Approach

This podcast discusses the shortage of IT resources across Canada and how firms like Charter provide specialized IT resources to fill technical skill gaps, assist overwhelmed staff, and support lean teams. Staff augmentation is a flexible and efficient way for clients to leverage external resources to supplement their IT teams.

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Microsoft AI App Modernization

Charter's podcast episode titled Microsoft AI App Modernization delves into ways that Microsoft’s suite of tools, that capitalize on the capabilities of AI and other solutions, is utilized by firms like Charter to provide specialized IT resources and guidance to companies wishing to modernize their Apps efficiently.

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Partnering for Success - Application Services

This podcast discusses your businesses' Application Development and how trust in a vendor is crucial in this process, as customers seek a long-term relationship with a consulting company that has a strong track record of delivering projects on time and on budget.

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What's Up in Toronto

This podcast explores the market in Toronto, Ontario from a business and technical perspective. The program covers business isues happening in the area with real-life customer scenarios; advice on AI; and future growth through Business Transformation’s three pillars of technology, process, and people.

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Sustainability Roadshow 2.0 - Business Transformation in Action: A Roadmap to Delivering Better Outcomes

Senior members of Charter and Cisco introduce our Seminar Series on Business Transformation, from April 8th to 19th, in 7 Cities Across Canada and discuss how Business Transformation’s three pillars of “technology, process, and people” can be successfully utilized to further business objectives in today’s market.

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Exploring Cybersecurity with Difenda

Our latest podcast episode, in partnership with Difenda, focuses on the critical importance of a robust cybersecurity framework for business resilience against cyber threats, featuring lessons from successful companies and strategies for post-cyberattack recovery and defense strengthening. Tune in to learn how to protect your organization and ensure rapid recovery from digital threats.

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