HackCast

HackCast is the official HackSoft podcast where we discuss all company-related things.

About the show

HackCast is the official podcast created by the HackSoft team.

The idea of this podcast is to share interesting content about programming, soft skills, everything that's happening in the company & might be interesting to us or to you. If you have any questions or ideas, please let us know and share your thoughts. We will be happy to hear your feedback.

Enjoy listening!

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Episodes

  • The art of managing the relationship with your clients with Subby Angelov | S04E07

    February 16th, 2024  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 48 mins
    business, it, it industry, software development

    This is HackCast S04E07, where we delve into the world of software development and business from an Eastern European perspective, featuring Subby Angelov, Senior Account Manager at Nemetschek Bulgaria. With over 20 years of experience, Subby shares insights on client relationships, emotional intelligence, and the dynamics of 'just business.'

  • Sales & business development in the tech startup space with Todor Stratiev | S04E06

    February 2nd, 2024  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 41 mins
    business, sales process, software development

    In HackCast S04E06, we are joined by a special guest - Todor Stratiev. Todor is the Head of Solutions Consulting at AMPECO, a Bulgarian startup that develops a White-Label EV Charging Management Software.

    In this episode we talk about a lot of interesting topics, related to sales & business development.

  • The business of the Bulgarian software industry with Timo Railo | S04E05

    January 19th, 2024  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 39 mins
    business, it, it industry, software development

    HackCast S04E05 features a conversation with Timo Railo, founder and CTO of East, a company connecting the Nordic and Balkan regions by aligning business and technical talent. Timo shares valuable insights into the business aspects of the Bulgarian software industry. The episode delves into key terms such as outsourcing, outstaffing, team augmentation, and near-shoring, providing a comprehensive overview of the Bulgarian IT market. Tune in for a deep dive into the dynamics shaping the industry.

  • Remaining healthy in the software industry with Georgi Nenov | S04E04

    December 22nd, 2023  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 34 mins
    health, it, lifestyle, software development

    This is HackCast Season 4. In this episode, we are joined by Georgi Nenov from the Superhuman Podcast. We talk about an important topic - staying healthy and keeping a healthy lifestyle in the software development industry.

  • Being a tech co-founder with Miroslav Nedyalkov | HackCast S04E03

    December 8th, 2023  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 36 mins
    ai, business, it, software development, startups, technology

    In HackCast S04E03, Rado and Ivo are joined by Miroslav Nedyalkov, Chief Architect of OfficeRnD. They talk about what it's like being a technical co-founder, what the process of designing and releasing a new feature is, the importance of luck, and of course, if AI will replace software engineers.

  • Recruitment and retention in the Bulgarian software industry with Petar Dzhuganski | S04E02

    November 24th, 2023  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 37 mins
    business, developer, hr, it, programming, recruitment, retention, software development, technology

    In HackCast S04E02, Rado and Ivo are joined by Petar Dzhuganski - an HR & Recruitment consultant with over 10 years of experience. They talk about the recruitment and retention in the Bulgarian software industry, sharing some tips for employers and employees.

  • Practical use of modern AI in software development with Doncho Minkov | S04E01

    November 14th, 2023  |  Season 4  |  1 hr 33 mins
    artificial intelligence, business, developer, it, programming, software development, technology

    Season 4 is here and we will be having special guests for each episode. In HackCast S04E01, Rado and Ivo are joined by Doncho Minkov. They talk about how they use modern AI tools in software development, concerns with privacy and whether AI will replace software engineers.

  • Season Finale Q&A | S03E10

    September 14th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  1 hr 5 mins
    business, developer, it, programming, software development, technology

    In the Season 3 finale, Radoslav, Ivaylo and Kamen answer all of the questions that we collected through our social media channels.

  • What's the role of a technical team lead? | S03E09

    July 25th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  30 mins 30 secs
    business, developer, it, programming, technology

    In Season 3, Episode 9, Radoslav, Ivaylo and Kamen discuss our definition for a technical team lead, the responsibilities and requirements, and more.

  • Why are the vision, mission and values important? | S03E08

    July 4th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  58 mins 24 secs
    business, it, technology

    In Season 3, Episode 8 of HackCast, Radoslav and Ivaylo are joined by Kamen Kotsev, VP of Engineering, and go through HackSoft's mission, vision and values, and the meaning behind them.

  • What are HackSoft's plans for growth? | S03E07

    June 20th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  26 mins 54 secs
    business, it, technology

    HackCast Season 3 is focused more on the business side of things. In episode 7, Radoslav and Ivaylo discuss the current plans for growth of the company, what are the challenges, emojis on focus and more.

  • When do we stop working with a client? | S03E06

    June 6th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  28 mins 48 secs
    business, it, technology

    HackCast is back for Season 3. In episode 6, Radoslav and Ivaylo discuss the different cases in which we stop working with a client, red flags to lookout for, and more.

  • How do we get new clients? | S03E05

    May 23rd, 2023  |  Season 3  |  30 mins 57 secs
    business, developer, it, programming, technology

    HackCast is back for Season 3. In episode 5, our CEO, Radoslav, and our CTO, Ivaylo, discuss our sales process, how we get new clients and why having social media presence is important.

  • How we start a new software project? | S03E04

    April 27th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  29 mins
    business, it, software development, technology

    HackCast is back for Season 3. In episode 4, our CEO, Radoslav, and our CTO, Ivaylo, discuss the process of starting a new software project, from establishing proper communication with the client, to coding & deploying.

  • How will AI change the way we build software? | S03E03

    April 13th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  33 mins 39 secs
    ai, artificial intelligence, developer, it, programming, software development, technology

    HackCast is back for Season 3. In this episode, Radoslav (our CEO) and Ivaylo (our CTO) discuss a very important topic - AI & LLMs, and their impact on software development. Will software developers go extinct? Will AI take over programming? Find out in the episode.

  • How a software development company makes money? | S03E02

    March 28th, 2023  |  Season 3  |  31 mins 28 secs
    business, developer, it, programming, software development, technology

    HackCast is back for Season 3. In this episode, Radoslav (our CEO) and Ivaylo (our CTO) discuss our pricing models, the details and risks around them, why we don't do hourly billing, and more. If you're curious about the pricing strategy of a software development company, this episode is for you.