Fortune 500 | episode 495

ADP Corporate Vice President and Chief Product and Technology Officer Don Weinstein

Don Weinstein is the Corporate Vice President and Chief Product and Technology Officer of ADP, a provider of human resources management software and services with revenues exceeding $14 billion annually. In this role, Don oversees client-facing product development and internal technology operations. Prior to joining ADP, Don was the Director of Corporate Strategy at IBM. October 19, 2020

495: ADP Corporate Vice President and Chief Product and Technology Officer Don Weinstein

  • ADP’s history as one of the earliest cloud companies
  • Why the company has shifted from embracing the private cloud to the public cloud. 
  • The innovation labs the company has created
  • How the larger ADP organization draws new practices from the innovation labs
  • Why one of the hardest challenges that any organization has is not identifying new ideas that have promise, but cancelling the ones that do not show value.
  • How a partial reopening of offices could negatively impact productivity and agile methodologies
  • Some of ADP’s efforts around diversity and inclusion
  • How artificial intelligence algorithms can actually reinforce historical bias

Among a variety of other topics.

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This episode is sponsored by Zoho.

"My experience is that the technology cycles change. What has endured is the company's ability to embrace the latest technology of the day and turn it into value add for the clients."

The World Class IT principles in yellow were the focus of this interview

  • 01 1- People
  • 02 2- Infrastructure
  • 03 3- Project and Portfolio Management
  • 04 4- IT & Business Partnership
  • 05 5- External Partnerships

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