Are we doing enough to teach technology in our curriculum – Fame Razak

Methodologies & Skills Development
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In this episode, Andy Davis talks to Fame Razak, the Chief Technology Officer at AnalogFolk. Fame is an experienced Chief Technology Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the marketing and advertising industry. On the show, Fame discusses whether the tech industry needs to change its approach to hiring. They also discuss if school curriculums are up to standard to teach technology to the next generation of tech professionals. They also chat about ways we can tackle the lack of diversity in the tech industry.

Show Notes:

1.16 Our are hiring practices on point and are universities lagging behind the tech industry.

6.18 There’s more expected of technical people and aligning what you’re doing with the business outcomes of your company.

9.23 Talking out the outdated I.T qualifications taught in school.

12.08 The tech industry has moved so fast that publicly funded bodies can’t keep up.

15.02 How do we tackle the lack of diversity in the tech industry.

18.31 Corporate responsibility.

20.10 Guidance and giving people clarity on how to get where they want in life.

21.57 What approaches have you kept consistent throughout your career that has helped you succeed.