Feb. 16, 2021

28 - The Disruption of Consulting with Pat Sheridan

How do you go from two people focused on a single JavaScript framework to a global consultancy of 300+ strategists, designers, & engineers working across the entire SDLC?


How do you go from two people focused on a single JavaScript framework to a global consultancy of 300+ strategists, designers, & engineers working across the entire SDLC? Further, with no outside funding? Pat Sheridan, co-founder and Managing Partner at Modus Create, did just that. This week he joins me to discuss the last 20 years of the tech industry and what he sees as the disruption of consulting.

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Topics

  • 0:00 - Tech consulting from 2000 to 2010
  • 10:20 - From the “Dial-up Phase” of mobile to full-stack engineering
  • 17:08 - Failures of traditional SLDC & productized consulting 
  • 23:06 - Properly approaching & funding innovation efforts
  • 26:45 - Being tactical to effect organizational change
  • 35:27 - Globally distributed talent vs. offshore & college grads
  • 44:26 - The factors driving the disruption of consulting
  • 52:05 - Wrap up and where to stay in touch with Pat

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