FedEx is an $87 billion business with over 560,000 team members around the world. At that scale, how does Rob Carter, FedEx CIO, approach business agility to stay ahead of the curve? In this episode, I speak with Rob Carter about what he has dubbed “the dominant architecture,” which allows industries to scale and has proven throughout history to increase global value creation exponentially. For technology leaders, this dominant architecture is now comprised of critical technologies like multi-cloud, containerized modern applications, AI enabled edge computing, and soon, blockchain. It is these technologies–and a shifting mindset that allows distributed teams to leverage them effectively–that is the driving force behind the next wave of innovation.
Podcast and transcript available here.