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How do you solve for ethics in tech? A blend of expert interviews and ethics application techniques, this is a podcast designed to upskill technologists and founders to tackle modern ethical challenges in our digital world. Join Ethical Intelligence as we explore the values needed to solve the Ethics Equation.
 
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Nobel Prize winner Richard Feynman had a trick of always maintaining a list of his twelve favorite problems. Anything new he learned he tested whether it could be used on any of those twelve, and he attributed his success to this technique. This episode gives a short overview of Feynman’s approach and how you can apply it. I learned of this tip fro…
 
What does fairness have to do with discrimination? How do you define discrimination and bias in the context of AI? And why is bias a deeper problem than what dataset you use? Tune in for the answers and much more in this month's minisode on mitigating bias. This episode is hosted by EI's training platform, THE EQUATION. We train you on methods you …
 
Robyn Bolton is a leading innovation consultant. A BCG alum, she was a partner at Innosight, a top innovation consulting firm that was founded by Clayton Christensen. She has been an independent consultant focused on innovation since 2018. You can reach out to Robyn or follow her thought leadership blog on her website at milezero.io. Key points inc…
 
Kyle Sturgeon, an alum of Alvarez & Marsal and McKinsey, is a Managing Partner and Co-Founder of MERU. He has led complex transformations and restructurings for companies across industries, with a focus in retail and consumer, healthcare, and materials. Today we discuss what’s involved with guiding a company through bankruptcy or restructuring. To …
 
In today’s weekend edition of Unleashed, I share a list of 20-25 questions that David A. Fields and I usually ask our clients during the initial conversation to help engage the client and secure the project. Key points include: Focusing on the client’s needs Understanding the scope of the project Understanding the client’s expected outcomes Insight…
 
As independent consultants, we often look for ways on how to grow our business. In today’s episode, you’ll find a round up of 21 business development ideas that can help build your business this year. You’ll also find all the relevant links to Unleashed episodes where we explore these items in more detail. Create a portfolio of sanitized work (Epis…
 
This week the boys talk the progression of languages in parallel with hardware. John hints at some possible near future success with his most recent HackDay and likens coding in Swift with landing on Mars. Scotty talks his steadily growing pile of dead MacBooks, using XcodeGen in MoneyWell and some work with fastlane including some issues with mult…
 
In this week’s episode, I talk to Tekla Back, McKinsey alum, former senior vice president of strategy at PepsiCo., and founder of the snack, Keho. Tekla reveals how she got into nutrition, the truth behind the nutritional labels, and how she developed the Keho snack bar. You can learn more about Tekla’s campaign on nutrition by emailing her at tekl…
 
I was inspired to launch Umbrex after reading Seth Godin’s book, Tribes. So, I am delighted to talk to him today. In this episode, Seth discusses his career trajectory, his books, his daily practices, his view on content marketing, and why he made the decision to avoid social media. I’m also giving away 100 copies of Seth’s new book, The Practice. …
 
Rudra’s family has been growing tea for over 100 years. They have tea estates in Darjeeling and Assam in India, and in Rwanda. They also manufacture handmade carpets and furniture. He is also an adjunct professor in International Management Institute in Calcutta, and writes for several publications on history and business. Rudra can be reached thro…
 
James Carbary is the founder, executive producer, and co-host of Sweet Fish Media, a company that produces podcasts for B2B brands. Today, he shares his expertise on creating, distributing, and getting the most mileage out of your podcast. Key points include: 01:28: Tips on how to create a great B2B podcast 07:07: The naming philosophy of a podcast…
 
In this short episode of Unleashed, I share a few valuable ideas taken from David A. Fields and his book, The Irresistible Consultants' Guide to Winning Clients, which I highly recommend, to help identify your core group. Key points include: Creating a master list Segmenting groups Identifying the weak ties…
 
Daryl Tulimieri is a McKinsey alum. He has been at Owens Corning, and GLG, where he helped create and grow a group. Darryl is currently an independent consultant and Umbrex member, and he advises on M&A. But today Daryl is sharing his experience in recruiting and building a team in different contexts. Daryl can be contacted at dtulimieri@ligeradvis…
 
This week John talks some design issues with Dynamic Type being used within Tab Bars and some problem solving using SwiftUI. Also a bug within Full Keyboard Access. Scotty talks his recent work on MoneyWell and re-implementing sync into the existing codebase and the decisions that need to made on what sync platform to use. Kaleidoscope Magnificatio…
 
In a weekly email to Unleashed subscribers in the fall of 2019, I asked, "What you are doing this fall to get better at what you do?" Umbrex member J. Andrew McKee sent me the following extraordinary response, and I asked him to be a guest on the show to discuss. To learn more about Andrew's consulting practice (which we don't discuss), visit: Head…
 
Philipp Humm is a storytelling coach who teaches how to apply the fundamentals of storytelling to sales, marketing, management and connecting with your business audience. Philipp on LinkedIn or learn more from his website, power-of-storytelling.com Key points include: 03:41: Why storytelling matters to consultants 06:03: What makes a compelling sto…
 
Where do you begin when designing an ethics framework for AI? How do you translate philosophical theory into practical guidance for data scientists? What are the benefits to having an ethics framework? Tune in to hear the answers to these questions and so much more in this month's EI Expert interview with Dr. Willie Costello. This episode is hosted…
 
A common question independent consultants ask is what type of entity they should use to establish their practice. In this episode, Jonah Gruda reviews the most relevant aspects of the five types of entities that are most commonly considered: Sole proprietorship Partnership Limited Liability Company S-Corporation C-Corporation For each entity type, …
 
After years of professional work experience, how do you leverage your knowledge and put it to good use? After a 30-year career as a global strategic business advisor, including 20-years combined as partner at Ernst & Young (EY) and A.T. Kearney, Jeffery Perry decided to found Lead Mandates where, as an independent advisor, he helps organizations im…
 
Kian Beyzavi, a Venture Partner at Cota Capital, is a seasoned leader in the life sciences. After several years of consulting at McKinsey & Company, a couple of stints as a venture investor and a software entrepreneur, she worked in senior leadership positions at medical device and pharma companies for 10 years. Her recent consulting work is mainly…
 
Daniel Tunkelang, one of the top search relevance consultants in the United States. He is a data science and engineering executive who has built and led some of the strongest teams in the software industry, including Google. Daniel was a founding employee and chief scientist of Endeca, a search pioneer that Oracle acquired for $1.1B. He was also di…
 
Richard Steel is an entrepreneur, investor, and the author of Elevated Economics, How Conscious Consumers will Fuel the Future of Business. He explains how corporations are moving forward with socially responsible business strategies to meet the demands of stakeholders, with a specific focus on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues. Ke…
 
Mike Sarraille is a former Recon Marine and retired US Navy SEAL officer with twenty years of experience in Special Operations, including the elite Joint Special Operations Command. He is also the co-author of The Talent War: How Special Operations and Great Organizations Win on Talent. Today, Mike Sarraille is the CEO and founder of of EF Overwatc…
 
Generally you probably prefer to get paid via ACH or wire transfer, but some clients want to pay using a credit card. Today was my first time accepting a payment for consulting services by credit card, and in this episode I walk you through my experience. I used Stripe to actually collect the payment. To learn about how Umbrex can help connect you …
 
This week Scotty shares his first experience with Apple's new M1 chip with a client's 2021 MacBook Air, how this compares with last years DTK and his 2018 Intel MacBook Pro, as well as some quirks that are still to be ironed out. John share his work this week with A/B tests on VoiceOver, the connection between what's visibly happening on screen thr…
 
Where does ethics fit into AI product design? How does ethics play a role in defining problem statements? And why is the choice of quality metrics an ethical decision? Tune in for the answers and much more in this month's minisode on ethics in AI product design. This episode is hosted by EI's training platform, THE EQUATION. We train you on methods…
 
This week the boys continue their discussion of business within the software world and how Scotty has been trying to put business decisions ahead of technical ones, with mixed success. Scotty also talks about updating the MoneyWell website and some decisions being made for the app itself, especially regarding sync possibilities. Paul Hawken | Wikip…
 
This week the boys share their goals for 2021 and talk the difficulty of making better technical vs. better business decisions. John talks the first Netflix release of the year which includes dynamic text support for casting menus also the milestone of over 200 million Netflix users. Scotty again shares his fairly strong thoughts on KVO and how it'…
 
Have you ever asked someone to do a task, and they agree, only later to find that they didn't understand exactly what you were asking for? In this short episode, I share how the Nuclear Navy uses formal communications to ensure that orders don't get garbled. Unleashed is produced by Umbrex. To learn about how we can help your firm find the right in…
 
If you are setting up a podcast or blog, here are strategic questions to consider. Question 1 is discussed in Episode 344, and Questions 2-5 discussed in this episode. 1. What is my objective? (Covered in Episode 344) 2. Who is my target audience? 3. What content does that audience want? 4. What will be the format of my podcast or blog? 5. What sho…
 
Back with the first show of 2021 and amongst the current political quagmires on both sides of the Atlantic John talks Apple's latest Racial Equity & Justice Initiative, Netflix's new show Arsène Lupin, and finally getting some decent internet. Scotty talks taking on more contract work and the hopeful future benefits that could be brought to MoneyWe…
 
If you are planning to create content on a regular basis, it is worth your time to get explicit - at least with yourself - on your objectives. Are you trying to learn about a topic? Build relationships? Build an audience? Unleashed is produced by Umbrex. To learn more about how Umbrex connects independent management consultants with one another, vi…
 
How does building your intelligent system to enhance well-being gain the trust of your user? What does well-being have to do with product-market fit? Why do we care if our technology increases momentary pleasure but decreases life satisfaction? Tune in to hear the answers to these questions and so much more in this month's EI Expert interview with …
 
After COVID started, Umbrex member Dr. Agnes Kunkel started the 2023 Podcast, interviewing experts for their take on what life will be like in the year 2023. Check out all the episodes of the 2023 Podcast at: https://20-23.earth/ Dr. Kunkel is an expert in negotiations. To learn about her consulting and training practice, visit: https://dr-kunkel.c…
 
Rob Lachenaur is the co-author of The Harvard Business Review Family Business Handbook: How to Build and Sustain a Successful, Enduring Enterprise (Amazon) Rob is a former BCG Partner and the CEO of Banyan Global, a consulting firm focused on serving family-owned businesses. Learn more about Banyan Global at: https://banyan.global/ Unleashed is pro…
 
Tom Libelt runs Smart Brand Marketing, and one of their main services is helping creators to promote their online courses. In this episode, Tom shares tips on how to create a marketing funnel to sell your course, and also shares advice on which platforms to use to create your course. Learn more about Tom's firm at: https://smartbrandmarketing.com/ …
 
How do you define well-being, and why is it so important to tech ethics? How does the digital life both enhance and endanger our sense of purpose? And what in the world is WellTech? Tune in for the answers and much more in this month's minisode on well-being. This episode is hosted by EI's training platform, THE EQUATION. We train you on methods yo…
 
With that time of year again already and some tales of childhood french pastries, the boys talk their end of year wrap-up mode. John talks his jubilations with the release of dynamic type support and the response from the accessibility community. Also the use of AttributedString with VoiceOver. Scotty talks the trials of having a simple email addre…
 
After a break over Thanksgiving, the boys are back with an update on how remote working is developing the work environment and the pro's and con's of Auto Layout. John also shares more tales of travel, some Thanksgiving thoughts. While Scotty admits how hard working on MoneyWell part time is. British Movie Villains Run John Run Virtual Volunteer | …
 
This month we are joined by EI Expert Steven Umbrello on the topic of Value Sensitive Design. In this episode we discuss Steven’s experience in working with engineers to apply Value Sensitive Design, the new challenges that arise when applying the theory specifically to artificial intelligence, the meaning of “progress not perfection” and so much m…
 
This week the boys review the latest Apple Event and share their thoughts on the first Apple Silicon machines. John also talks his recent work leading up to 'the quiet period', his ongoing work with languages and translations, and the release of Croatian. Scotty talks the release of MoneyWell 3.1, including the much anticipated full Dark Mode suppo…
 
Helio Fred Garcia is a writer, speaker, educator, and consultant on the topic of crisis communications and crisis management. Fred will be leading a live, interactive training session as part of the Umbrex Presents series, November 12, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. EST. Register free here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEqf-qoqzkvGdVyug7Z8KScb8w…
 
This week the boys share their thoughts on the recent US election race, with John showing off his democracy sausage. John also talks his recent work with link previews and getting them to work with multiple languages. Scotty talks his recent work with getting MoneyWell Big Sur ready, as well as some Core Graphics work. New York Times Op-Ed Democrac…
 
This month we are joined by EI Expert Volha Litvinets on the topic of Digital Marketing in AI and Ethics. In this episode we will discuss Volha’s work with the UN on autonomous lethal weapons and emerging technology, the original intention of search engine optimization, the ethics of targeted ads, what speech recognition and your Alexa bot has to d…
 
Joe McCann is the CEO and Co-Founder of Slingshot Insights, a healthcare-focused research firm with an interesting model: they allow you to interview leading experts by splitting the cost with others. Joe also runs Truth on Call, a firm that conducts custom surveys of physicians and other healthcare providers. Learn more at: https://slingshotinsigh…
 
Mark Newsom is the Founder of Health Evaluations, LLC, which focuses on business strategy, operations, and policy in the government health programs space. Mark brings a powerful set of experiences to his practice. 1) Executive branch: Mark has served two stints at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 2) Legislative branch: Mark worked in th…
 
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