Interview with Darrell Tompkins, CIO, Texas Water Development Board
TechTables PodcastMarch 29, 202200:28:5619.87 MB

Interview with Darrell Tompkins, CIO, Texas Water Development Board

Featuring Darrell Tompkins, CIO, Texas Water Development Board

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In the podcast episode featuring Darrell Tompkins, the CIO of the Texas Water Development Board, the importance of customer service in the IT profession was discussed. Darrell's background in hospitality and technology helped him to anticipate customer needs and provide solutions before they were asked for. He emphasized the importance of providing excellent customer service and how it can make a customer's life easier. Additionally, Darrell discussed the role of the Texas Water Development Board in providing loans to local governments and communities for water supply and water quality projects, as well as new flood mitigation initiatives.


0:00 - Intro

3:15 - Customer service and relationships are critical pillars to success

7:46 - First solutions implemented at the Four Seasons

9:30 - The 3P’s: People, Product, & Profit

12:55 - Why are people and culture so important to any organization

16:12 - The importance of culture in sports

20:14 - Building a winning team

23:58 - The types of projects the Texas Water Development Board engages in throughout the state.

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