CTO and Co-Founder Talk with Dave Albert

CTO and Co-Founder Talk with Dave Albert

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Where I discuss what it’s like being a first-time CTO and Co-Founder. The joys, the decision, and the challenges. I hope this helps others in similar situations or aspire to the same.

CTO and Co-Founder Talk with Dave Albert

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Guest Alan Costell | NDRC Venture Investment Leader (VIL) of Medit and many more startups
Alan and I discuss being prepared to apply for an accelerator programme, and many other elements for a startup's success
Mon, 3 Dec 2018 04:30:54 GMT

Alan Costello an NDRC Venture Investment Leader (VIL) of Medit and many more startups and I discuss being prepared to apply for an accelerator programme, and many other elements for a startup's success | https://www.linkedin.com/in/alanjcostello/ | https://twitter.com/alanjcostello | https://www.ndrc.ie/ |https://twitter.com/ndrc_hq

QT: Starting with purpose
Getting started is the most important thing, also focus on the purpose
Sun, 2 Dec 2018 04:37:54 GMT

QT: How I went from not posting a new episode in a year to several per week

QT: Slack and Trello
Great tools, if you use them as they should be used.
Sun, 2 Dec 2018 04:27:54 GMT

QT: We use both Slack and Trello, not always as they should be used. I talk a bout how this causes unneeded stress on distraction within the team.

Guest Will Youmans | No CTO, no problem ... sort of
Starting a tech product before you have a CTO and the transition using an interm CTOs
Mon, 30 Nov 2018 04:30:54 GMT

Will Youmans founder of Forefront Software and CTO Sumo and I discuss how he helps founders without a CTO transition to having one with his new private Beta service CTO Sumo | https://twitter.com/wyoumansdev | https://www.linkedin.com/in/williamyoumans/ | https://www.forefrontsoftware.com/ | https://www.ctosumo.com/

Guest Dave Denham | Agile, Lean, Scrum, Kanban
What is a conference MVP?
Mon, 24 Nov 2018 04:30:54 GMT

Dave Denham and I discuss building software using Agile, Lean, Scrum, and the Agile Lean Ireland conference | https://twitter.com/cobrakaiagile | https://www.linkedin.com/in/ddenham/ | https://www.agileleanireland.org/ | https://twitter.com/AgileLeanIrl

Guest Ed Burke | Starting up without a CTO
Starting without a CTO and using Facebook groups to validate a startup idea
Sun, 24 Nov 2018 04:30:54 GMT

Ed Burke of CEO and founder of RooMigo and I discuss starting up without a CTO, and using Facebook groups to validate a startup idea. | </br /> [email protected] | https://roomigo.io/ | https://www.linkedin.com/in/ed-burke/ | https://www.linkedin.com/company/roomigo/ | https://twitter.com/BurkeyEd | https://twitter.com/roomigohq

Guest Jake Cahill | Web Scrapping Automation Bots and AI
Is web scrapping ethical, how can it go wrong?
Thu, 23 Nov 2018 04:30:54 GMT

Jake and I discuss technology using in web scrapping and scrapping prevention using AI/ML | https://twitter.com/tech_ccs | https://www.linkedin.com/in/jake-cahill-maine/ | https://www.ccstechme.com/ | https://dev.to/kaelscion

CosmosDB in Azure, Yes, No, Maybe
We wanted to use CosmosDB, It won't work ... Maybe it will
Thu, 22 Nov 2018 04:30:54 GMT

After attending an Azure meetup, I have new information that may make using CosmosDB possible and attractive.

Guest Dermot Casey | NDRC, Startups, Accelerator Programmes
Dermot Casey and I discussing the NDRC, startups and accelerator programmes
Wed, 21 Nov 2018 04:30:54 GMT

Dermot sources startup investment opportunities and with cash and acceleration mentor them through to securing early customers and follow-on investment. You can find Dermot on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/in/dermotcasey/

Guest Rob Healy | Agile/Lean Startups
Rob Healy and I discussing agile and lean in startups.
Tue, 20 Nov 2018 04:30:54 GMT

I sat down with Rob Healy of Ammeon who is a co-organizer of the Agile-Lean Ireland group. We discussed how startups and other orginisations can use Agile and Lean to do more faster. A bit about Rob Rob is a principal consultant with Ammeon where he provides agile and lean training, coaching and consulting services to startups, SMEs and enterprise clients. A qualified mechanical engineer and MBA, he has worked to develop and improve products and services for the nuclear industry, formula one teams, telcos and antivirus companies.In his spare time, he organises the Agile-Lean Ireland Meetup group that hosts technology meetups for Scrum Masters and Agile and Lean Coaches once a month. About Ammeon Ammeon is an Irish owned Training, Consulting and IT Professional Services company. From Understanding the Fundamentals of Agile-Lean, to Operating IT Software in Production, our training services are designed to improve and fast-track your organisation's journey. We can custom-designed our courses to meet our client's specific needs and provide coaching assistance to help them integrate new processes and technologies into their working environment. Ammeon is listed on Enterprise Ireland's Lean Service Providers list and also on their Lean Education Directory.

Our CI/CD pipeline and why it's awesome
The CI/CD pipeline at Medit and why it makes us better
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 04:30:54 GMT

What is CI/CD, how we use it at Medit and how it makes us better

QT: Jupyter notebooks and IJavascript
Jupyter notebooks aren't just for Machine Learning (ML)/Artificial Intelligence (AI), and using javascript with them
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 04:30:54 GMT

QT: How I use Jupyter notebooks, and how to use javascript with them -- more about Jupyter here: https://jupyter.org/ and more about IJavascript here: http://n-riesco.github.io/ijavascript/

QT: Speed Kills
A quick take on why moving to fast can be a problem.
Tue, 14 Nov 2018 04:46:54 GMT

A startup needs to move quickly, but sometimes we sometimes try to move so vast that we cost ourselves more time fixing what we broke.

QT: Changing to a delivery mindset
Quick take on changing your mindset from development to delivery.
Tue, 14 Nov 2018 04:45:54 GMT

We changed our mindset to be more deliver focused and had good results. We've come a long way, and still have a long way to go.

QT: Why Medit chose Native Mobile Applications over a hybrid like React Native
We chose native mobile applications at Medit, what would you choose?
Tue, 13 Nov 2018 04:45:54 GMT

QT: What would you chose native mobile applications or a hybrid app like React Native? We chose native this episode explains my reasoning.

QT: Why Medit chose MongoDB
We chose MongoDB at Medit, what would you choose?
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 11:11:13 GMT

QT: https://medit.online chose MongoDB as our main datastore?

QT: Why is Medit planning on using Vue.js over Reactjs
Vue.js is the right one for us, what would you choose?
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 11:11:12 GMT

QT: https://medit.online is planning to use vue.js over Reactjs, what would you choose?

QT: What is a Quick Take?
Introduction to my quick takes
Sun, 11 Nov 2018 11:11:11 GMT

QT: Quick takes are short bitsized segments of content based around a single topic. Find out about my reasoning here.

Dublin Indie Hackers no. 3 - with Courtland Allen and John Collison @ Stripe
Takeaways from a Fireside Chat with Indie Hackers founder Courtland Allen and Stripe co-founder John Collison
Fri, 09 Nov 2018 05:14:00 GMT

The biggest takeaways I hade from Indie Hackers meetup with Courtland Allen and Stripe co-founder John Collison.

National Analytics Conference Ireland, and AWS User group.
Talking about the search for a new data person, story telling and Terraform.
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 09:10:00 GMT

This episode I talk about attending the National Analytics Conference Ireland where I'm looking for a new data science/ML/AI type, and an AWS user group meetup where I fell in love with Terraform.

I am back, NDRC Accelerator, Startups are hard
I am finally back and some of the struggles we have been through.
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 09:00:00 GMT

This episode I talk about the challenges we have had, and the NDRC accelerator program that we have been through. I also talk a bit about the agile challenges and quirks of AWS credits and how Azure credits are very compelling.

User Productivity Tools We Use
User Productivity Tools We Use
Tue, 11 Apr 2017 14:05:00 GMT

This episode I explain our decisions to choose different user productivity tools.

Choosing Digital Ocean over AWS
Choosing Digital Ocean over AWS
Sat, 08 Apr 2017 07:10:00 GMT

This episode I explain the decision to choose Digital Ocean over Amazon AWS.

Hello World, being a CTO and Co-Founder
An introduciton to me, One15, and this podcast.
Sat, 08 Apr 2017 07:01:00 GMT

This episode I introduce myself, One15 and the podcast.