Dan Pickett on Coding Bootcamps, Training Engineers, and the Importance of Being Supportive and Practical

Episode 333 · February 19th, 2024 · 1 hr 20 mins

About this Episode

Rob interviewed Dan Pickett, President and Founder of Launch Academy and LaunchWare.

They talked about:

  • The Launch Academy apprenticeship model and why it works
  • What Dan learned about the best ways to prepare engineers for future jobs
  • Why high-pressure techniques for training engineers fail
  • What’s wrong with Computer Science Education
  • Weaving a positive cultural fabric of trust for developers and leaders

Enjoy listening to this easy-going, friendly conversation that anyone in tech will find informative. If you’re in tech leadership, you’ll find it particularly eye-opening.