In this episode of Make Sense, I sit down with Georgie-Ann Getton execution expert with over 15 years of experience in tech specializing in events, education, and operations. She is the founder and CEO of GSD Solutions, a powerhouse team dedicated to handling the technical intricacies behind the scenes, freeing up professionals to focus on doing amazing work to serve their clients. In this episode, we talk about virtual vs. in-person events, technology challenges, and what’s in store for our tech apps and platforms.
00:00 – Introduction
2:03 – Understanding Your Audience
6:31 – Challenges of Technology Adoption in Education
11:50 – Hybrid Events As The New Norm – Balancing Virtual and In-Person Elements
19:20 – Improvements for Custom Apps for Conferences
20:05 – Shorter Video Content + The Role of TikTok
29:37 – Substack’s Response to Nazi Content
39:50 – Different Platforms and the Spread of Information
41:45 – TikTok’s Alleged Manipulation Content
44:04 – The Decline of Google Search Results
46:08 – The Desire for Simplicity + Authenticity
47:27 – The Importance of Trust In Technology and Human Input
50:23 – The Need for Growth and Evolution
Make Sense is a weekly series dedicated to talking about startup stories from the past, hysterical or mind-numbing blunders, how to do better. We also discuss how tech impacts us and how we can raise the bar when it comes to the ethics, morals, and standards in the tech industry.
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