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The Killing IT Podcast

IT authors and entrepreneurs Ryan Morris, Karl Palachuk, and Dave Sobel provide commentary on the changing world of technology opportunities and emerging tech.

We want to expand the discussion from the SMB IT channel to all things tech - with one eye on the future and the other on profits. Join us!

Aug 18, 2020

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Topic 1: - What's the B2B plan for sales after the pandemic?

Here are a few different perspectives. We discuss these as well as recovery timing. After all, increased sales will start at some point: You need a plan!

Post-COVID-19 strategy planning has begun at 43% of companies, while 38% of CIOs said their organizations continue to grapple with the effects of the pandemic, and plan to turn to recovery soon.

How CIO’s view things:

Topic 2: - What do the moves of government regulators mean?

AG’s at the top:

Or what it will mean for smaller companies? (Registration fees!)

Facebook's July 2020 Civil Rights Audit:

Topic 3: - Life after the pandemic - Changes in workers?

This is a really good practical exercise in the debate around working from home vs. in the office. Hybrid work leads to hybrid legal definitions - and no one is prepared to address those different status types in their current model.

Obviously the question in California is far from finished, but this is a really good step forward. The gig economy is a great idea, but companies have twisted the concept to abuse workers rather than create flexibility and it’s good to see some sanity introduced to the model.

Note: While we were recording, the judge ruled against the extension we discuss.