Beyond Coding Episode #140

End User Computing and Working at Silicon Valley Startups with Ruben Spruijt

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Outline

00:00:00 – Intro
00:00:25 – Beyond Coding Podcast style and audience
00:02:59 – Retaining information from podcasts and books
00:06:42 – What is End User Computing
00:08:57 – The end user experience needs to be king
00:10:02 – How long has End User Computing been around?
00:11:30 – The tech and user experience side of End User Computing
00:12:53 – Shadow IT
00:15:29 – Accessibility leads to adoption
00:16:39 – Virtual desktops are coming back?!
00:18:53 – Data and compute being close to each other
00:19:55 – New remote streaming protocols
00:21:11 – No more company laptops needed soon
00:23:10 – E-waste and sustainable hardware
00:26:43 – Competing cloud resources
00:27:44 – Working remotely for startups in Sillicon Valley
00:30:48 – Work on your personal brand
00:32:39 – Taking the plunge
00:34:44 – Managing risk
00:37:49 – Things are moving faster
00:40:08 – Business relationships
00:43:55 – Many Dutch people in the EUC communities
00:45:23 – The pros and cons of startups
00:47:45 – Faster impact
00:49:03 – Wearing multiple hats
00:50:36 – AI in end user computing
00:51:53 – Ruben created a digital twin
00:54:57 – How to stay ahead of the ai game
00:57:09 – Measuring success
00:59:32 – Final thoughts