Star Talks: Episode 7 with Reza Karegaran: Star Talks is the podcast of small conversations that inspire you to do big things and on this episode Reza Karegaran, the former CIO at AutoAnything.com, talks about the challenges of managing an eCommerce catalog with over 50 million SKUs, how he was able to cultivate a purpose-driven, principled culture in a demanding software development environment, and how the Agile development methodology can be applied to deliver valuable, high-quality products more quickly and more efficiently.
In this episode of Star Talks, Reza Karegaran sits down with us to talk about:
- The importance for him to clearly define the people who are served, and the problems that are solved, in order to find real purpose in a software product development environment
- How he enabled departments across the entire organization to make better decisions more quickly, by giving them access to data and equipping them with tools that empowered their own data exploration
- The parallels between the challenges at AutoAnything.com and the one's that "Parts Unlimited" faced in the best-selling DevOps book: The Phoenix Project
You can also listen to the episode with Reza here: