Charter Announces Its Latest Podcast – Microsoft AI APP Modernization

This podcast explores 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.

VICTORIA, BC - 2023.November.6 — Charter Telecom, a leading IT services provider and reseller, announced today the release of the latest edition in its monthly Charter Engage: Know IT podcast series, called “Microsoft AI App Modernization.” It’s a compelling listen for any organization or businessperson interested in completing their App development projects more efficiently.

Get to know our contributors: Shawn Ovenden, Charter’s Director, App Innovation; Chris Shurville, our Senior Solution Architect; and Mark George, Charter’s Director – Energy, Resources & Industrial Markets as they lead a candid discussion on the definition of App Modernization; Four Main Approaches to App Modernization; Low-Code/ No-Code meets Pro-Code; the Microsoft Power Platform; Predictive Analytics; the Microsoft Ecosystem; Microsoft Power Platform Conference 2023 Takeaways; Charter’s Differentiator - the Developer’s Finishing Touch; ChatGPT and Copilot; AI's Effects on Daily Life; Fear of AI; and Charter’s Microsoft Innovation Go-to-Market Strategy.

“I think the common challenge that all our clients have - everybody is on a digital transformation journey, and everybody has a backlog of innovation or Apps that they can’t get to. And so, all clients to an organization are open to a discussion on these topics… Ultimately, we want to be leaders and help our clients through the journey to get to a world where they can start to shrink that backlog of innovation and make true, measurable business value.” - Shawn Ovenden, Director, App Innovation

Listeners are welcome to explore with Charter, to learn about the latest technologies available and how they can help them become more forward-thinking and effective at work.

To complement this podcast, Charter presents a Microsoft AI App Modernization webinar, “Let AI Guide Your Microsoft AI App Modernization Journey," scheduled for November 14th, 2023. Participants can WIN A WORKSHOP! valued at$3,000! It’s designed to assist with discovery, T-shirt sizing, and prioritization of your App Modernization backlog to realize cost savings and applied insights for your business using AI. Click this link for more information and to register for the webinar:

Our team of experts is available for consultations about this topic and discussions about how we can assist companies with their App modernization efforts.

Those who like to read more about the subject can follow along with the corresponding transcript found on Charter’s website –

The podcast will appear on all top podcast platforms. It can be also accessed through this link -

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About Charter

Charter (, an award-winning IT solution and managed services provider, was founded in 1997 in Victoria, BC, Canada. We offer a comprehensive portfolio of innovative IT solutions, managed services, project delivery, and consulting services. Our mission is to align people, process, and technologies to build better organizations, enhance communication, boost operational performance, and modernize businesses. Our team of experts leverages a business architecture methodology and a human-centered design approach to drive successful digital transformations for our clients, unlocking new opportunities, generating value, and promoting growth. We provide knowledge and support that extends beyond our clients’ businesses, empowering them to focus on their core operations.

Business in Vancouver Magazine has recognized Charter as one of the "Top 100 Fastest-Growing Companies in B.C. in 2023" based on 5-year revenue growth from 2018 - 2022.

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