Today we’re talking to Amy Casciotti, Vice President, Human Resources at TechSmith. We discuss the results of their “month with no meetings” experiment; what the biggest miscommunication between developers and HR is; and why a lack of delegation can actually hinder the growth of your team.

All of this right here, right now, on the Modern CTO Podcast! 

Download TechSmith’s findings from their month with no meetings: https://www.techsmith.com/moderncto

Produced by ProSeries Media.

About Amy Casciotti:

Highly effective, results-driven Human Resources leader with progressive experience across all functional areas of HR. Experience building and growing an HR department, as well as, supporting a rapidly growing company. Strong customer focus and business aptitude, with proven success in supporting executives in accomplishing their business objectives. Unique experience partnering with business leaders to merge business operations and development, streamline organizational efficiency, and create an innovative, engaging environment for employees. Highly adept at working and leading in a matrix environment. Well respected for leadership, integrity, results, and the ability to build strong and effective relationships.

About TechSmith:

People understand information better when it’s communicated visually. When the content you create, the emails you send, or the courses you teach aren’t visual, people tune out and retain less of the information you’re trying to share.

We understand that it can feel intimidating to create visual content. You may feel you don’t have the skills or time to do it on your own, but TechSmith software and solutions are perfect for anyone who wants to create and share images and videos for better training, tutorials, lessons, and everyday communication.

For more than 30 years, TechSmith has helped thousands of businesses and millions of people worldwide create and share professional-quality content that drives results. No pro skills required.

Whether you need to make a tutorial for your product, train someone on a new piece of software, teach an entire online course, or simply show someone a process, you can quickly create high-impact images and videos for more engaging communication.

Plus, with TechSmith, you’re never truly on your own. We have a huge library of tutorials, webinars, assets, and other resources to help you learn more. And, our world-class technical support is always ready to answer your questions.

It’s really that easy.

See for yourself with a free trial of our software, or connect with us to get practical tips and grow your skills. You’ll delight your customers, coworkers, students, and other learners — and transform the way you teach, train, and explain.

Joel Beasley

Joel Beasley founded the Modern CTO Podcast in 2017 while writing his book, the Modern CTO book, with the goal of interviewing CTOs and sharing their experiences with others in the tech community.

Joel’s conversational style and insightful questions quickly gained traction, attracting high-profile guests such as Microsoft’s CTO, Kevin Scott, and T-Mobile’s CIO, Cody Stanford. With each episode, the podcast’s popularity continued to grow, and soon, Joel found himself with a waiting list of future guests.

Today, the Modern CTO Podcast has become the number one leadership and tech podcast in the world, with over 150k active listeners, including CTOs, lead developers, and rising tech leaders. Joel’s commitment to creating a conversational atmosphere for his guests to share their experiences has inspired a new generation of leaders and innovators.

As the success of the podcast grew, Joel founded ProSeries Media, a podcast production company that helps companies worldwide create their own podcasts. With a team of producers, content creators, and podcast bookers, ProSeries Media produces over ten shows, providing a platform for companies to connect with their audience and share their expertise.

Through his work on the Modern CTO Podcast and ProSeries Media, Joel Beasley has become a respected voice in the tech industry, inspiring others to share their knowledge and insights with the wider community. His passion for creating engaging content that informs, inspires, and entertains has made him a sought-after speaker and advisor on all things tech.



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